How commenting will make you a better blogger

If you’re a newbie blogger you may be wondering what to do next. If so you can’t go far past commenting on other blogs as a sure-fire way to learn the craft. Picture yourself at a barbecue. It’s not your usual crowd so you’re feeling a little nervous, a tad apprehensive. Aside from drinking your […]

How to write a search engine optimised blog post

Achieving an appearance on the first page of Google’s organic search results for the term “real estate” is close to impossible; unless of course you own a major national real estate portal or franchise. A check on the Google Adwords’ Keyword Tool shows there were 13 600 000 searches conducted in Australia for the term […]

A dozen tips for newbie real estate bloggers

So you’re thinking of starting a real estate blog. How exciting. Want a few tips to help you get started? Let’s go. Register your own domain name. This is your home on the net that doesn’t change, a place where people can find you when they tire with social platforms. Think carefully about your blog […]

WordPress or Blogger? Which is best for your real estate blog?

If you’re new to real estate blogging there’s a bewildering array of software from which to choose. Rather than reviewing all of the choices I’m going to look at the main pros and cons for hosted WordPress and Blogger blogs. As this post is designed to help the newbie blogger I’m going to ignore self […]

Niche Focus – the key to making your real estate blog stand out

A friend – a fellow real estate agent – wants to get a start as a blogger. I sense her bewilderment. Where to start? What to write about? The trick here is to narrow the focus and to find a niche. Anyone can babble on about themselves and their latest listings. But that’s not the […]

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