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Bob Stewart
ActiveRain - Mesa, AZ
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Lanre,

Can you email me a few links to two or three of the posts to which you are referring. I'll dig in and see what I find.

Send the links to bob@activerain.com

Apr 27, 2016 12:36 PM
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Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

The juice is not as powerful as it once was.

Apr 27, 2016 11:50 AM
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Corinne Guest
Corinne Guest, REALTOR® | Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
Barrington Lifestyles

I think it's been a long time since page one was an almost slam dunk. Many of us chose to put our posts on our own sites now. AR kinda ruined it when they sold out and it's never been the same since.

Apr 27, 2016 08:52 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I had not noticed this but sometimes these thing happen, I am sure it is only temporary.  Let Bob Stewart know of your concern, he will have more perspective to share than most of us can.

Apr 27, 2016 11:36 AM
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Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Mine show up from Google+ I have to check again on my Active Rain posts

Apr 27, 2016 10:55 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Glad you asked Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan because I've been wondering the same thing.

Apr 27, 2016 10:22 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Yes, I see mine on the Chrome because it saved the old urls mostly not through AR.  When I use another browser or PC I do not exist. 

If I am competing with Z, Realtor.com, Craigslist I am not able to compete period.

Apr 27, 2016 09:38 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I haven't been checking on a regular basis but should. Interested in what others have to say!

Apr 27, 2016 09:27 AM
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Corinne Guest, Managing Broker might have a point, now that Z no longer owns AR.

Apr 27, 2016 09:16 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

I am going to come back and look at the answers.

Apr 27, 2016 09:04 AM
Rainmaker
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Obviously it depends on the keywords involved. I would say that Page 1 is a pretty good bet except for top terms like 'real estate' etc where T & Z take the top spots.

Apr 27, 2016 08:57 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

It's not so much AR - it's Googles algo that changes.

You really need to get off goofle (intentiona) and start using Bing or other.

 

Goofie is now Pay to play with very few agents able to rank in prime markets anymore

Apr 27, 2016 08:45 PM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I must admit I don't look or check very often. But on occasion I do see my posts showing up on page 1.

Apr 27, 2016 08:37 PM
Rainmaker
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Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Lanre. I have never checked, where ever it is will be just fine as my blogging efforts continue to bring folks to my website.

Apr 27, 2016 07:23 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

it's not what it once was for me, but still good.

Apr 27, 2016 02:41 PM
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Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

The juice has lost some of its punch...

Apr 27, 2016 01:40 PM
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Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

I'm interested in reading the answers I'm glad you asked this question.

Apr 27, 2016 01:06 PM
Rainer
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Rose Mary Justice
Synergy Realty Pros - Dandridge, TN
Synergy Realty Pros

I have noticed that only the big names are on page 1.  Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com along with some paid agents to be there.  Our flow is not as powerful as it once was even with keywords.  Money has taken over my spot.

Apr 27, 2016 12:24 PM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Oops!  Something is asunder.  Thanks for the Q, Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan 

Apr 27, 2016 11:01 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Mine show up, stay a while and then move into cyberspace over my head

Apr 27, 2016 10:45 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Not sure why but I am not on page one anymore for awhile

Apr 27, 2016 09:53 AM
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John Meussner
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - Walnut Creek, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852

Still seeing my stuff on page 1.  

Apr 27, 2016 09:36 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I would think it would be better than a year ago since they have done so much with the SEO and behind the scenes structuring. When did you first notice a drop in your rankings?

Apr 27, 2016 08:44 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

If you are using the right format, tags and keywords, it should work, but getting on page one is tough now with the big companies.

Apr 30, 2016 11:55 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Follow the suggestions by Bob Stewart.

Apr 28, 2016 09:38 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Lanre,

Are you going long tail or short tail?  It's hard to compete on "City homes for sale" with the big companies.

That's great that you were on page 1.

Apr 28, 2016 03:38 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

@LanreLanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan - seems some keyword issues. I do see my market reports on #1 of Google...

Apr 28, 2016 02:58 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan AR has lost a lot of its juice a long time ago.

Apr 27, 2016 11:37 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Will be interesting to read about the results of Bob Stewart 's investigation into this.

Apr 27, 2016 09:58 PM
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Susan Laxson CRS
HomeSmart Professionals - La Quinta, CA
Local Knowledge & Global Network

It depends on what I write, if it shows up on the first page or not.

Apr 27, 2016 09:48 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I will look for tips from others. 

Apr 27, 2016 09:33 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

When did you notice it? How about stats, do you still have a lot of clicks? 

Apr 27, 2016 05:14 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

All I know is that the porn star who shares my name is out-Binging me!

Apr 27, 2016 03:23 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Lance,

The times they are a changing...A

Apr 27, 2016 02:46 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Mine are fine...check your content

Apr 27, 2016 12:52 PM