(Updated February 2013)
Blogs are a great marketing tool for your real estate business. You can provide a snapshot of your local market, have a forum for your thoughts about real estate and market yourself. Find out the benefits of blogging, getting started with blogs and see what real estate practitioners are writing about. (A. Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist)
Examples of Real Estate Blogs
Benefits of Blogging
Blogging for real estate agents/brokers, (eBlogger Pro, July 19, 2012).
7 tips to better real estate blogging, (Agent Image, Sept. 4, 2012).
Real estate blog ideas—think outside the box, (The Insider, June 8, 2012).
How to handle negative blog comments, (YPN Lounge, Apr. 16, 2012).
Agents: Etiquette of blogging, (Realty Times, Feb. 28, 2012).
eBooks & Other Resources
The following eBooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:
301 Ways to Use Social Media to Boost Your Marketing (Adobe eReader)
Blog, Inc. (Adobe PDF eBook, Adobe EPUB eBook)
Blogging 100 Success Secrets (Adobe eReader)
Blog Marketing (Adobe eReader)
Buzz Marketing for Blogs for Dummies (Kindle, Adobe eReader)
The New Handshake (Kindle, Adobe eReader)
Twitter for Dummies (Adobe eReader)
WordPress 100 Success Secrets (Adobe eReader)
Books, Videos, Research Reports & More
The resources below are available for loan through Information Central. Up to three books, tapes, CDs and/or DVDs can be borrowed for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10. Call Information Central at 800-874-6500 for assistance.
Blog Rules: a Business Guide to Managing Policy, Public Relations, and Legal Issues, (New York, NY: American Management Association, 2006). HF 5548 F67
Realty Blogging: Build Your Brand and Outsmart Your Competition, (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2006). HF 5548 N11
Corporate Blogging Book, (New York, NY: Penguin, 2006). HF 5548 W42
Blogging for Business, (Chicago, IL: Kaplan Publishing, 2006). HF 5548 H74
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