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Services for Real Estate Pros with Marte Cliff Copywriting

This week, because so many are trying to re-vamp their marketing efforts for the new year,  I decided to send my Thursday newsletter subscribers an extra message on Monday.

If you're having trouble getting started, this system might help! 

 

writing tips for realtors

Comments (42)

Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com Sometimes they're easier to organize once they're down in black and white. 

Dorie Dillard Thanks. That's why I write so many agent bios - it's the one place where agents often get stuck, even when they have no trouble writing about everything else under the sun. 

Jan 18, 2015 04:03 AM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Thanks - and a great Sunday to you too. Hope you enjoy the game. 

Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR I find that's the hardest part of many tasks.

Patricia Kennedy Yes, computers should make for better writing, for the simple fact that it IS so much easier to move things around, edit, and change a word here and there. Back when it meant re-typing a whole page I think we were all more reluctant to polish our work. 

Jan 18, 2015 04:06 AM
Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

Yep, I am the one sitting there thinking, what was I wanting to say?  This will help me immensely! Thank you very much!

Jan 18, 2015 04:20 AM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Evelyn Johnston I can have something half written in my head, but then sit down to write and not know where to start. Just starting anywhere does help. 

Jan 18, 2015 04:49 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

There are days when I can't even think of a topic to write about -much less write it - but your suggestions are great once I have the idea!

Jan 18, 2015 05:57 AM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Lise Howe It's a good idea to write down ideas when they come to you at odd times - so you'll have them when you hit a "dry spell."

Jan 18, 2015 06:04 AM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

This is pretty much what I go through for all my posts...time consuming to say the least.  I envy the people who sit down and pop out posts on a daily basis.  It's not an easy process for me.

Jan 18, 2015 08:14 AM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Sharon Tara I can write posts on a daily basis - but only if I don't have too much client work to do. It takes time. 

Jan 18, 2015 08:46 AM
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

 Marte -- Thanks so much for this post.. .You definately help to clear the way to writing some new marketing materials. 

Jan 18, 2015 12:14 PM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Joan Whitebook Thanks - I do try to bring some value... 

Jan 18, 2015 12:21 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Marte Cliff This was so good I just had to book mark it! Thank you!

Some how I missed this; thank God Kathy Streib pointed it out!

Jan 18, 2015 01:07 PM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Thank you Paul Henderson. I appreciate the compliment! 

Jan 18, 2015 01:19 PM
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Marte what excellent suggestion,  I will keep these in mind.

Jan 18, 2015 01:44 PM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

As anyone reading this post can see, Marte is an organized writer.

Jan 18, 2015 02:15 PM
Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty
Bucci Realty, Inc. - Melbourne, FL
Eighteen Years Experience in Brevard County

Great list here. Another blog to book mark here.  Maybe I will just print it out and put on my bulletin board over my desk! Thank!

Jan 18, 2015 11:14 PM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

Good evening Marte,  I believe we can all appreciate the value of these ideas, especially when taking into account the AR points of the person offering the advice.  Mark

Jan 19, 2015 02:38 PM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Jennifer - Thanks.

Michelle Carr-Crowe-Selling Silicon Valley Homes in Top Schools San Jose, Cupertino, Saratoga, Palo Alto-Just Call 408-252-8900 Only sometimes... when I take plenty of time to move my ideas around. I do love cut and paste!

Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC Thanks for the compliment.

 

Jan 19, 2015 03:41 PM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint You'll have that many points before you know it.

Jan 19, 2015 03:42 PM
Beth and Richard Witt
Long Island Cash Home Buyer - Center Moriches, NY
Long Island Cash Home Buyer 516-330-6940

Great post Marte and thanks to Kathy I didn't miss it... Loved the opening sentences... 

Jan 20, 2015 01:58 AM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Thanks Richard & Beth Witt Those opening sentences have happened to me too many times to count!

Jan 20, 2015 03:55 AM