Real Estate Blogging: Earning A Loyal Subscriber Base Helps

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The practice of posting blogs, or Web logs these days, has truly revolutionized how individuals and businesses view the world of online marketing and promotion.

With the rise in blogging, it's only natural to expect real estate blogs to also evolve. Blogging for real estate is growing at an enormous pace,as these avenues are seen as an effective and rather affordable Internet marketing tool for real estate agents and brokers. If you're planning on creating your own real estate blog, you'll need to know what it would take for your blog to stand out from the rest, garner subscribing readers and impress the search engines as well.

Be Ready To Post Regularly

It's important to remember that you should not start a real estate blog unless you're fully ready to spend the necessary time to regularly post. Generally, several posts each week should be able to produce the best results to both your readers and the search engines as well. Experts advise that a bare minimum should be one post per week, though. You also need to remember that there are a lot of great topics and items of interest about which you can write, and it wouldn't be good to just make it just a pure real estate blog.

One post a week would be a good start, two posts a week would be great, but three or more would be truly wonderful. You need to keep in mind that quality is always better than quantity, so try to frequently post, and also include unique stuff like talking about the events your attending, and giving info about relocating to an area, or which places are of great interest, and if the home is near a nice Italian or Japanese restaurant.

Post Comments And Also Read the Other Blogs

You should be aware that blogging is community, and there area property market bloggers all aver the nation and doing what you're doing. You should make it a point to take the time to subscribe to some of the larger ones and also pick up pointers for your own. You could start posting comments on their posts and you'll bring traffic back to yours. Reading other posts is a helpful thing to do, and it helps you formulate better ideas in the end, as there is no shortcut to a great blog.

Your Knowledge Will Earn You Readership And A Loyal Subscriber Base

Don't think that just because you already started blogging about your real estate market and area, it would result to getting a wider readership base overnight. You need to start with the knowledge that you need to earn readership and the loyalty of a subscriber base. While some will tell you not to even feature your listings on your main blog, and instead place them along the side panels, these are but other quite important marketing functions for your real estate blog.

A blog helps to allow you to position yourself as an expert in your local housing market, by writing about not only pure real estate topics, but also update your readers about area events, sights, government and business regulations and information as well. You also should be able to get the support of others who have areas of expertise, and would like to talk and write about them. You should be able to have all types of area subject matter on your real estate market blog.

Comments (4)

Charlie Ragonesi - Big Canoe, GA
Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros
Nice post I just attended a seminar that echoed those same thoughts
Mar 31, 2008 11:59 PM
Chip Jefferson
Advanced Building LLC - Lexington, SC
good stuff...Thanks!
Apr 01, 2008 12:00 AM
Terry & Bonnie Westbrook
Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner - Grand Rapids, MI
Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
We all typically have different visions of what a blog needs to be and it needs to be individual but the basics should be similar. Thanks for the direction.
Apr 01, 2008 12:42 AM
V Dr.
jump2top - Miami, FL
Thanks, as well :) Every one of us can truly benefit from the mileage blogs reach. And to think there are free ones around!
Apr 02, 2008 07:10 PM

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