blogging Archive

Can Instagram Sell Your Photos?

Okay, I’m looking for an honest answer here: How often do you install an application on your phone without reading the terms of service? If you are like most people, including myself, the answer is probably “all the time.” ...
December 18, 2012

7 Things I’ve Learned in 7 Years of Blogging

By Todd Carpenter, Director of Digital Engagement, National Association of REALTORS® I wrote my first blog post about the real estate and mortgage industries on Jan. 27, 2005. Much has changed, but several truths about blogging have remained pretty...
January 27, 2012

‘Why Should I Write for You?’

By Todd Carpenter, Director of Digital Engagement, National Association of REALTORS® A friend of mine came to me yesterday asking if I thought it was a good idea to write for a high profile blog/site in the real estate...

Match Your Marketing to Your Skill Set

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Heather Elias is a social media and blogging whiz. Brian Copeland gets many of his clients through videos that highlight neighborhoods in his market. The Corcoran Group has effectively used geolocation apps...

It’s Not ‘Blogging,’ It’s Online Marketing

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine When I wrote a story in REALTOR® Magazine a couple of years ago about the realities of doing business in social media, I interviewed Jay Thompson, a.k.a., The Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Jay’s...

8 Tips for Powering Up Your Web Presence

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine When considering your Web presence, ask yourself this: Am I interacting with my client base? If the answer is no, or not quite sure, here are eight tips from the International Builders’...
January 13, 2011

Have a Business Purpose Behind Every Blog Post You Write

By Todd Carpenter, Social Media Manager, National Association of REALTORS® Long before working here at NAR, I ran a mortgage industry insider’s blog called lenderama. We talked about the real estate market, sales tools, government policies, and emerging technologies....
November 12, 2010

WordPress Camp: Get Busy Bloggin’

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine From beginners to pros, WordPress Camp had something to offer every blogger at the 2010 REALTORS® Conference & Expo Monday. Technology and marketing experts presented dual-track sessions for novice bloggers and advanced...
November 8, 2010

The Future of Blogging: Vlogging

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine While it may seem amateur video is already gaining a lot of momentum online, experts at BlogWorld & Expo 2010 believe this trend will take off even more in 2011. Growing access...
October 25, 2010

5 Ways to Beef Up Your Blog

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Good blogging is no easy task. That was the message that I took home with me after attending multiple  sessions on the topic at BlogWorld & Expo 2010 last week in Las...
October 20, 2010