Though blogs started out as personal journals, there is no limit to what may be covered in a blog. It is customary for people to compose blogs to express their work, their hobbies, their social or political issues, and news or current events. http://postonmagazine.com/
Real estate blogs have also become a trend in recent years, however, not as fast or abundant as one may expect. Nonetheless, blogs can be a very valuable source of up-to-date information on real estate, especially in a time when real estate value is very volatile and current information is what may make the difference between a successful transaction and a losing deal.
Blogs have the advantage of presenting the top stories and the latest news in a single place eliminating the need to surf the net and search for multiple sources.
Another advantage of using blogs is they have RSS feeds from other sources, such as newspaper articles published online, which are updated daily with the latest news. These feeds give the readers the ability to receive a variety of opinions based on which to construct a personal opinion.
In some cases, valuable tools are offered to the users, directing them to further sources to collect valuable information required to make an informed decision, such as crime rates, air quality by neighborhood and school ratings.
Are you feeling the overwhelm with the fast pace of social and online media? I’m excited to take some of the pressure off for you today when it comes to blogging. Yes, having a blog in place is essential to create a bond with your ideal clients and business partners. This is a place where they can plug in and see what you’re about. Who are you? Most important, they will be able to get to know, like, and trust you even if they are several states away or around the world.
In this day and age, getting your blog rolling has never been more simplistic. There are many free services for you to pick from. I like wordpress.com myself as it provides an easy to use platform that is plug in and blog. If you’re not yet up to speed on writing, don’t sweat it. Just write the way you talk and you’re set. Check for grammar and spelling and remember that most people read comfortably at an 8th grade level, so you don’t have to be a superstar writer to have a winning blog that gets a lot of visitors.
Just by looking around and staying tuned to what is happening in the world and in your industry you will get ideas quickly. You can even look at other blogs in your industry or outside of your niche and industry to see what is happening to get your juices flowing.