10 blogs that ruin my life! (and you should let them ruin yours)

Services for Real Estate Pros with Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.

Every year I do 200 to 400 consultations with real estate professionals all over the world. It's surprising how often the topic of what blogs or websites I follow and why. In 2018 my list was more the real estate blogs you SHOULD read. This year in 2020 I am simply listing the blogs I actually read which are not all blogs lol. Some are Facebook pages and Instagram feeds. About 1/2 are real estate related and the other focus on search engine updates, digital marketing, and motivation. In a moment I will give you the list . The order of the list is based on how much time I spend on that blog. From most to least.


But first here is the link to the full blog post on InboundREM 

Here are the 10 blogs listed in the order I spend time on the most time spent to least. Also what information I am seeking by reading that blog. 



1. Neil Patel - Digital Marketing beginner to intermediate

2 Gates Notes -  Inspiration/Motivation and recommendations for mind-expanding literature.

3. Search Engine Journal - Organic and Paid Google Algorithm updates

4. Active Rain - Staying in touch with my chosen vertical

5. The Close - Tracking the most popular producer of real estate content

6. Adam White - Advanced link-building Strategies 

7. Christophe Choo - The ONLY working real estate professional I follow. Nough said.

8. Tom Ferry - Gives me something to talk to my clients about

9. Brian Dean - Advanced SEO strategies

10. Inboundrem - Detailed reviews of real estate websites | CRMS | Lead generation systems



Alright, rainers what blogs do YOU read? Link in the comments. 




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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

Just ActiveRain! It has been my Go-To for 11+ years now.

Apr 07, 2020 10:54 AM #1
inboundREM Market Updates
InboundREM - Los Angeles, CA

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! Its an amazing blog and the vest space if your doing real estate only blogging.

Apr 07, 2020 11:07 AM #2
Peter Mohylsky. The Santa Rosa Beach Expert
PrimeSouth Properties - Santa Rosa Beach, FL

I follow three of your ten, but I measure my time and don't feel expanding my list would be a good use of my time.  

Apr 14, 2020 07:07 AM #3
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400 - Devon, PA
Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line

Great list, saw your post in Peter's repost, I used to be all over the place, but now only read AR, for real estate.

Apr 14, 2020 07:52 AM #4
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

THis is really helpful - thanks for curating this list for us

Apr 16, 2020 06:01 AM #5
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Robert Newman - I learned blogging on Active Rain and still follow through on my own website.  I send my posts to Linked In and Facebook.

Apr 18, 2020 04:56 AM #6
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Thanks. I'll check out Adam White. (I'm not in real estate).  I follow many of the others you mentioned and they are great choices.

Apr 18, 2020 06:47 AM #7
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Robert - well, that is certainly some post title and thanks to Carol Williams SCS Second Chance Saturday post, I was "alerted" to it.  There are some familiar names included here along with some new-to-me.  Thanks for the information.  

Apr 18, 2020 07:03 AM #8
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Hi Robert, I will also check out some of the links you shared with us. 

Apr 18, 2020 07:55 AM #9
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Hi Robert Newman ,

so glad Carol Williams featured your post in her Second Chance Saturday series. I'm definitely going to check out the links you listed. Thank you forsharing

Apr 18, 2020 02:59 PM #10
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

While I am familiar with most of these I do not follow regularly...but perhaps I need to rethink that approach, given your recommendations.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend at home!


Apr 19, 2020 02:14 PM #11
John Henry, Florida Architect
John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc. - Orlando, FL
Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design

GREAT info!!!  Thanks for posting!!  Something for everyone!!

Apr 19, 2020 02:23 PM #12
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

Thank you for sharing what info you are allowing in to your world.

Apr 25, 2020 02:57 PM #13
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