Jo Soss-Olson isn't just a real estate agent. She's a one-woman new-media juggernaut.

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with HOMEFRONT Realty WA State Licence #23384

BLOGGING IS AMAZING!! BLOGGING ABOUT YOUR LOCAL AREA IS AMAZING. BECOMING THE LOCAL EXPERT IS AMAZING!!

 

That is what the reporter for the Kitsap Sun's Bremerton blog has written!! I hadn't even read the paper on-line yet this morning when my phone rang with a local number.  Usually when it is a local number it means a customer or potential customer so I am always excited to see the 360 area code. On the other end was a very gracious woman who wanted to know about one of my listings. Right now I have no listings so I asked my questions and explained the process and asked how she found me. This lead to the article I wrote about CJ's Evergreen General Store last week.  Seems the reporter Andrew Binion who writes the blog The Bremerton Beat for the local newspaper the Kitsap Sun picked up my blog article off of my Wordpress blog www.WestSoundLive.comand gave me some really cool press!!! Here is the screen shot!

 

The Bremerton Beat Blog

 

The link in the article goes to my blog and that is where the new client found me. Feels pretty cool to be a juggernaut - ok now I have to look that word up!!!

 

HAHAHAH -

A juggernaut (American pronunciation (help·info)) is a term used to describe a force regarded as unstoppable, that will crush all in its path.

 

 

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Jo Soss is the designated Broker and the owner of Homefront Realty in Bremerton Washington. Selling real estate in the greater Puget Sound area since 1994 she has vast knowledge in all aspects of a real estate transaction. Using today's technology with her signature personal service allows her to achieve complete customer satisfaction.
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Charlie Ragonesi
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Love the general store phot it is cool, Nice post thanks

Jun 28, 2008 07:46 AM #1
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Jo Olson
HOMEFRONT Realty - Kettle Falls, WA
HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt - Stevens County

Charlie, Thanks for reading. You can see the store inside if you hit the link ;)

Jun 28, 2008 07:52 AM #2
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Monika McGillicuddy
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Vey Very Cool Jo!!  Keep up the great work Ms. Local Expert! :)

 

Jun 28, 2008 07:57 AM #3
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Jo Olson
HOMEFRONT Realty - Kettle Falls, WA
HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt - Stevens County

Monika - I was too exctied for words - Thanks so much!!

Jun 28, 2008 08:02 AM #4
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Joe Virnig
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Very cool.  And it is true.  Blogging requires a little research and thought.  You do become an expert.

Jun 28, 2008 08:04 AM #5
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Jo Olson
HOMEFRONT Realty - Kettle Falls, WA
HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt - Stevens County

Joe, Thanks! I find that when I am out and about I learn things that are of interest to many of my buyers. Today one caller gave me a really great idea for a blog and I was so pleased to know that others can see my enthusiasm for the area.

Jun 28, 2008 08:09 AM #6
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Fred Jaeger
High Lakes Realty and Property Management - La Pine, OR
Real Estate Connection - Central Oregon

Good for you Jo.  Not only did you get the write up but a new customer.  WOW!

Congratulations.

Jun 28, 2008 09:03 AM #7
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Jo Olson
HOMEFRONT Realty - Kettle Falls, WA
HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt - Stevens County

Fred, Thanks! It is all about connections isn't it. I made a few with this Localism blog.

Jun 28, 2008 09:06 AM #8
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Thesa Chambers
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I am thrilled that a blogging buddy with such great tallent would be noticed - congrats!!!! keep up the good work

Jun 28, 2008 11:59 AM #9
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Jo Olson
HOMEFRONT Realty - Kettle Falls, WA
HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt - Stevens County

Thesa, Thank you so much - that means a lot! I was pretty excited :)

Jun 28, 2008 12:10 PM #10
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Cynthia Tilghman, Realtor® Onslow County NC Home Specialist
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Hi Jo,
Wow!  That's great!  Hey, you got 2 for the work of 1!

Jun 28, 2008 01:09 PM #11
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Jo Olson
HOMEFRONT Realty - Kettle Falls, WA
HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt - Stevens County

Cynthia, Thanks. At least I know there are people reading :)

Jun 28, 2008 01:41 PM #12
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That is awesome and you do have to love it when someone who is paid to write gives you a shout out on your writing! Congratulations!

Todd Clark, Helping Families Home - www.IFoundYourNewHome.com

Jun 29, 2008 05:13 PM #13
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Jo Olson
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HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt - Stevens County

Todd, I feel like I just won the 6th grade science fair :)

Jun 29, 2008 05:15 PM #14
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Unstoppable - yes.  Crushing all in your path - you're too nice to actually crush the competition, but you're certainly on your way to winning the race!

Jul 01, 2008 02:11 AM #15
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Jo Olson
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Penny, isn't running fun :)

Jul 01, 2008 05:42 AM #16
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Dang... you go girl!  :)

Jul 01, 2008 10:07 AM #17
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Jo Olson
HOMEFRONT Realty - Kettle Falls, WA
HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt - Stevens County

Jesse, thanks!

Jul 01, 2008 10:12 AM #18
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Jo, congratulations you juggernaut you! I knew when I saw that video that people would notice it. Can you believe people noticed that fast! It is no shock that recognition is coming your way. Good work done consistently is always found out about!

Jul 03, 2008 03:19 PM #19
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Jo Olson
HOMEFRONT Realty - Kettle Falls, WA
HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt - Stevens County

Stephen, Thank you so much!

Jul 03, 2008 04:13 PM #20
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