Blogging august 2013

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  • In our business we are seeing what is called hybrid sites. So let’s look at some hybrid sites right now….. It looks like a website right?
  • In our business we are seeing what is called hybrid sites. So let’s look at some hybrid sites right now….. It looks like a website right?
  • Then there is Dale Chumbley’s site http://www.clarkcountyrealestateguide.comYou don’t have to go fancy! Review others
  • So I have decided I am going to blog- what software do I use?Go to http://blog-software-review.toptenreviews.com/ for side by side reviews except Activerain-Explain ActiverainWordpress.org is self-hosting (meaning you have to find host provider and less liimiations with design)
  • So I have decided I am going to blog- what software do I use?Go to http://blog-software-review.toptenreviews.com/ for side by side reviews except Activerain-Explain ActiverainWordpress.org is self-hosting (meaning you have to find host provider and less liimiations with design)
  • So I have decided I am going to blog- what software do I use?Go to http://blog-software-review.toptenreviews.com/ for side by side reviews except Activerain-Explain ActiverainWordpress.org is self-hosting (meaning you have to find host provider and less liimiations with design)Once you decided on blog then set it up. You have to do that before you can get to the interenet
  • You have to find a place to host your blog if you are doing a wordpress.org siteGodaddy.comBluehost.comHostgator.comBut Amy, my clients know my website so I don’t want to loose them.
  • Choices-Take your current domain name if that is what you want and have the content integrated into your currrent website or vice versa (hybrid site) you will need help.Option 2- take your current domain name and redirect to your new site nameOption 3 – start fresh with a new WP site that is a hybrid site (new look , new feel, etc)
  • NYTimes.comWallstreetjournalZite.comTwitterHGTVHouselogicLocal Market ReportsMonths of InventoryCommunity EventsFAQ’sVideo blogs
  • So I have decided I am going to blog- what software do I use?Go to http://blog-software-review.toptenreviews.com/ for side by side reviews except Activerain-Explain ActiverainWordpress.org is self-hosting (meaning you have to find host provider and less liimiations with design)
  • Who is going to do the blog? It needs to be done 2-3 times a weekAlso, mobile devices with posterous, instagram, flickr, wp, hootsuiteMaybe you mix it upGo to http://blog-software-review.toptenreviews.com/ for side by side reviews except Activerain-Explain ActiverainWordpress.org is self-hosting (meaning you have to find host provider and less liimiations with design)
  • NYTimes.comWallstreetjournalZite.comTwitterHGTVHouselogicLocal Market ReportsMonths of InventoryCommunity EventsFAQ’sVideo blogs
  • Persistent is good- hard to doUse spell check –make the right impressionUse AllinoneSEO, learn how to use google alerts, add googleanayltics to your site (free)
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  • Persistent is good- hard to doUse spell check –make the right impressionUse AllinoneSEO, learn how to use google alerts, add googleanayltics to your site (free)
  • Persistent is good- hard to doUse spell check –make the right impressionUse AllinoneSEO, learn how to use google alerts, add googleanayltics to your site (free)
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  • Blogging august 2013

    1. 1. @amyoutloud Amyoutloud.com amy@amysmytheharris.com Rock your Blog
    2. 2. What is a Blog A blog (also called a weblog or web log) is a website consisting of entries (also called posts) appearing in reverse chronological order with the most recent entry appearing first (similar in format to a daily journal). Blogs typically include features such as comments and links to increase user interactivity. Blogs are created using specific publishing software.
    3. 3. Miamism.com
    4. 4. Phoenixrealestateguy.com
    5. 5. Why Blog? • It keeps your website fresh-Google • Easier to find YOU on the Internet
    6. 6. Rule #1 Anyone Can Blog • Stop being Paralyzed • Do you write your own ads for your listings? • Your are not the next Ernest Hemingway
    7. 7. Step #1 Decide on Blog name • Namechk.com • Needs to be community or lifestyle oriented
    8. 8. Step #2 Decide on look • Look at other agents • Get a new logo (creativethunderdesigns.com)
    9. 9. Step #3 What Blog Software? • Blogger • wordpress.com • Wordpress.org • Activerain.com • Typepad
    10. 10. Step #4 How does my blog get to Internet? • Godaddy.com • Bluehost.com • Hostgator.com
    11. 11. Step #5 “Clients know my website!” • Godaddy.com-redirect • Start fresh • http://real-techguy.com/
    12. 12. Rule #2 Content is King • Where do I find it? • What should I blog about?
    13. 13. Step #1 Decide on Content Strategy • What? • When? • Audience? • Purpose?
    14. 14. Step #2 Decide on Time • You? • Staff member? • Mobile? • Out source? www.recake.com www.socialmadesimple.com
    15. 15. Rule #3 Start Blogging
    16. 16. Amy’s Tips & Tricks • Keep doing it • Spell Check • Drink the Google juice
    17. 17. Amy’s Tips & Tricks • The 3 Tents of Blogging…. Consistent Persistent Content
    18. 18. Amy’s Tips & Tricks • Real estate is Hyperlocal… • Think before you post
    19. 19. Amy’s Resources • Realestatetomatoes.com • Diversolutions.com • Boomtownroi.com • Socialcrossroads.com • Hoopjumper.com • http://websitesetupguide.com • Mashable.com • Wordpress for Dummies
    20. 20. Wordpress Live Demo
    21. 21. Q&A Time facebook.com/amysmytheharris slideshare.net/amysharris

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