Tips to Search Engine Optimizatize Your Active Rain Blog

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Action Investments and Hawaii Pacific Realty BRE Lic# 01481898

Blogs are just like web pages and are read by the search engine according to these factors.  Your text should include the following:

1.  Keep you text length around 100 to 250 words to make it easy to read by both your audience and search engine robots.

2.  Use Bold, Italics, Upper Case, and links to point out to search engines the importance of those specific keywords.

3.  Put Keywords in a bulleted list somewhere on the page to stress the importance of those words.

4.  Find out what keywords are being used most often in peoples searches and make a point to follow item #2 above.  A free Keyword Tool tool like Word Tracker will be helpful to find out what people are searching for.

5.  Try to do one content or text page or blog per day.  Happy Blogging!!!

 

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Rainmaker
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Steven Wright
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Thanks for the helpful infomation.

Nov 15, 2008 01:13 PM #1
Rainmaker
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Eric Reid
Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners - Lawrenceville, GA

Clean neat and informative.. good job ..

Nov 15, 2008 01:22 PM #2
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Cindy Leiterman
Resource One Realty, LLC - Green Bay, WI
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Thanks for sharing.  I've been having a hard time getting hits on my new website.  Any information is very helpful.

Take care.

 

Nov 15, 2008 01:23 PM #3
Rainer
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Jason Ian Hector
Action Investments and Hawaii Pacific Realty - Porter Ranch, CA
Real Estate Broker in California and Hawaii

Thanks Cindy, Eric and Steven.

Nov 15, 2008 01:36 PM #4
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Christine Donovan
Donovan Blatt Realty - Costa Mesa, CA
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Thanks for the pointers.  Looks like you are following your own advice.

Nov 15, 2008 01:39 PM #5
Rainmaker
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Keisha Hosea- KASIHomes.com
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Jason, great advice. Thanks.

Nov 15, 2008 01:43 PM #6
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Jean Groesbeck
Compass - Anacortes, WA
Broker, CRS, e-PRO, ABR, ASP, CNE, IMS

Thanks!  Great tips and in language we can all understand!

Nov 15, 2008 02:01 PM #7
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Eric Bouler
Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La. - New Orleans, LA
Listening to your Needs

Short and to the point. I liek thos equick and easy to read blogs.

Nov 15, 2008 02:07 PM #8
Rainmaker
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Michelle Roethle
Windermere Peninsula Properties - Belfair, WA
Your NorthWest "Real Estate Solution"

Thanks so much. I do know that more and more our blogs are showing up and I think it is a gret web 2.0 tool

 

Nov 15, 2008 02:35 PM #9
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Lola Audu
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I'm with Eric!  This was nice, quick and informative.

Nov 15, 2008 02:39 PM #10
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Mike Wong
Keller Williams Realty Southwest - Sugar Land, TX
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Great basic tips. I need to start incoporating them into my blogs. Thanks!

Nov 15, 2008 02:51 PM #11
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Kerry Lucasse
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Nice post!  I'd never heard of keeping the text length to 100 to 250 words -- interesting!  Thanks for the tips and the Wordtracker suggestion.

Nov 16, 2008 06:57 AM #12
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Jason Ian Hector
Action Investments and Hawaii Pacific Realty - Porter Ranch, CA
Real Estate Broker in California and Hawaii

Thanks for the nice comments everyone Eric and Lola.  Mike as well. 

To Kerry...Wordtracker may not be the easiest to use but just do a google search for "keyword tool" and you should find many alternatives.  Thanks, Jason

Nov 16, 2008 01:57 PM #13
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Bob Wuest
Nextage Achieve Realty - Cincinnati, OH

Google has a keyword tool too - here it is:

https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal

it'll help you find great keywords you should be targeting in your blogging, etc.

also - always always always, when you're blogging, put links back to your primary website where you're looking to attract visitors. That might be a real estate website, or it might be your blog.

If you write a blog entry without a linkback to your site, you're missing a great opportunity for SEO.

 

Bob Wuest

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