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Rainmaker
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

I don't understnad how a blog can be a feature straight out of the box - 2 comments - no time on the site - but some people hit the right buttons

Jul 09, 2015 08:16 PM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

I get as many comments on posts that are not featured as I do on featured ones.... content is king.... one doesn't need the feature to draw a crowd!!!

Jul 09, 2015 11:10 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

We still have a suggest button, just renamed, as Bob S said in the first webinar after the change to the "like" button

Jul 09, 2015 07:10 PM
Rainmaker
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I have no control over it, so I don't bother with it.

As Barbara Todaro answered content can get just as many and more comments.  For me content also makes the phone ring, I'm doubtful a gold star does.

 

Jul 09, 2015 11:54 PM
Rainmaker
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Chris and Dick Dovorany
Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida - Naples, FL
Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty

Cliquey is an interesting word.  I do not believe we have cliques but yes the same, active, interested people do seem to be here every day.  Thats a good thing.  Now, the new AR has to find a way to expand that clique with lots more people.

Jul 09, 2015 11:04 PM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I do concur. I am often amazed by what gets featured versus what gets left out that I think really should be featured.

Jul 09, 2015 10:00 PM
Rainmaker
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Not cliquey.

The featured blogs are the ones with broadest appeal. And quite often that means it will not be related to real estate.

After all, do you really want to read AGAIN about using Facebook to promote your business? Curb appeal? Staging? 

How about how to use Pinterest for all your lead generation needs?

Real estate has so many ways to do it right, attempts to narrow the scope would be a real disservice to this community.

Jul 09, 2015 09:40 PM
Rainmaker
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Good morning Michael.  I'll give you the same answer that I gave Bob Crane just a few minutes ago.... Yep happens a lot.  I think all my posts deserve to be featured ones...

Jul 09, 2015 09:16 PM
Rainmaker
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Stefan Winter
Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger - Las Vegas, NV
Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech

Yes, it is important to get the informative articles even from new people seen. Those are the once that help with business and someone new may be an amazing blogger if they have done other blogs.

Jul 10, 2015 02:19 AM
Rainmaker
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

As we are all managing our time and editing what we read or look at no.

If it is a quality post and catches MY interest I will read and comment.

Jul 10, 2015 12:57 AM
Rainmaker
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Jack Lewitz
IL Real Estate Specialists - Evanston, IL

Garbage in and garbage out as the saying goes ... 

Jul 10, 2015 12:03 AM
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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Always has been the good ole boys and girls club.  Honestly I don't ever look at the feature section.  

Jul 09, 2015 11:46 PM
Rainmaker
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Michael Thornton I haven't seen that many featured posts lately. Maybe they're picking one's from what is available. "Called shots" were different than "likes". Maybe it should come back for better quality featured posts.

Jul 09, 2015 11:34 PM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

The very selective and very subjective feature recognition is not a fair process. The new ownership should impove or delete this feature.

 

Jul 09, 2015 11:29 PM
Rainmaker
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

We think is has actually improved, but the more variety will enhance the draw for more contributions.

Jul 09, 2015 11:22 PM