Luke Acree, Making Agents Memorable (ReminderMedia)

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Rainmaker
480,328
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I try to save every few minutes because I have lot full blogs and it's alot of work to redo -- and it never seems to be the same as the first one when my thoughts were flowing freely.

Oct 31, 2017 09:28 AM
Rainmaker
389,670
Susie Kay
Ultima Real Estate - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

Thanks for the question Luke Acree ! I'm parked and reading!

Oct 31, 2017 11:23 AM
Rainmaker
1,371,403
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

I've never actually had a post disappear.  I've had chunks of text disappear, which is quite annoying but can be recovered with a CTRL + Z before proceeding.   I do save regularly as a Draft.  What Debbie Gartner does is a good idea.

Oct 31, 2017 10:33 AM
Rainmaker
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

I do slightly different way.  Before I publish or save on here, I just do control A, Control C, then publish.  I don't bother to paste it into another program unless it disappears.

But, generally, if it disappears (as it did yesterday), I just reopen and then paste it and it's fine.

Oct 31, 2017 09:54 AM
Rainmaker
3,218,517
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I don't. I save throughout the writing process on AR and that seems to do the trick.

Oct 31, 2017 09:34 AM
Rainmaker
4,580,218
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Save it as you go along, I rarely have a post disappear.  A

Oct 31, 2017 09:10 AM
Rainmaker
1,118,768
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

No.

Oct 31, 2017 03:36 PM
Rainmaker
170,802
Erika Rae Albert, Austin Real Estate Expert
E*Rae Real Estate Group- Brokered by eXp Realty LLC - Austin, TX
Exceeding Expectations in Every Transaction

I always write in word now and then copy and past to AR and other places.  When I first started writing on AR I would accidentally hit the "Write Post" button instead of the "Publish" button and lost my work multiple times.  Has anyone else done this, or is it just me?

Oct 31, 2017 02:56 PM
Rainmaker
5,511,703
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Save your posts to drafts and check them again before posting them.

Oct 31, 2017 12:41 PM
Rainmaker
5,126,298
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

there is no other way.... it's a risk to write directly on your blog.... write on word and copy and paste it.... it may disappear a few times... but you won't lose it!!!

Oct 31, 2017 11:43 AM
Rainmaker
1,558,909
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

No, but I know it is most disappointing. You are doing the best you can do. I usually write in an HTML editor & then paste it into AR. That's just how I learned to do it. 

Sometimes, if your lucky, they will get kept in your draft folder. Check there. Last time this happened I hit the backspace arrow in my browser & I was right back 'there'.  

Oct 31, 2017 10:47 AM
Ambassador
1,656,851
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I have hit the wrong button at the end of the post and it is frustrating that the post doesn't do an auto-save.

Oct 31, 2017 10:17 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Some days it is wise to copy the html code to your clipboard just before hitting the publish button.

Once it posts you are generally safe, but if unsure then paste it into a word doc as a backup.

Oct 31, 2017 08:38 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Just write it in a text editor or copy it from your website, Luke. It saves so much time if you lose it and re-write. It takes a few seconds to copy and paste and it work it to do it that way.

Oct 31, 2017 06:09 PM
Rainmaker
1,265,422
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Nope.  Only way is the way you mention.

Oct 31, 2017 05:31 PM
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Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  Save it elsewhere, or risk losing it!

Oct 31, 2017 04:22 PM
Rainmaker
540,888
Sean Casey
Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate - Newark, DE
Greenville, Hockessin, Newark & Bear Homes

I usually save it as a draft as I am going just in case...

Oct 31, 2017 12:53 PM
Rainmaker
2,827,766
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

I do not know of a way to prevent it from happening.  It seems that the AR tech folks do not know either.  It is a PITA - however taking the time to save to another program is well worth the time ... POOF will take much more time to rewrite.  

Oct 31, 2017 12:39 PM
Rainmaker
759,342
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

No other way that I know of. Either save as you go, copy and paste as you go, or prepare the blog on another platform first.

Oct 31, 2017 12:38 PM
Rainmaker
3,370,982
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Rarely had one disappear, so never gave it musch thought. Just retyped it and moved on. Now I will try some of these solutioms!

Oct 31, 2017 12:28 PM
Rainmaker
4,797,884
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I'm not sure I understand this question.

Nov 01, 2017 06:51 AM
Rainmaker
569,710
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

That's the only option I'm aware of and it seems to work.

Nov 01, 2017 05:30 AM
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Susie Kay nailed this one!

Nov 01, 2017 03:54 AM
Rainmaker
634,006
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Save your draft every few minutes.

Nov 01, 2017 02:32 AM
Rainmaker
206,420
Chuck Mixon
The Keyes Company - Cutler Bay, FL
Cutler Bay Specialist, GRI, CDPE, BPOR

Many writer on here start with Word or some other word processor and paste the final version  into AR to post.

Oct 31, 2017 09:07 PM
Ambassador
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Use the save button and occasionally check to see if the HTML is there <>. That is generally the problem when it doesn't stick.

Oct 31, 2017 08:45 PM
Rainmaker
3,983,763
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I write my posts right on the AR page and they wtill evaporate at times for no reason.

Oct 31, 2017 03:43 PM
Rainmaker
4,432,467
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

no

Oct 31, 2017 12:25 PM
Ambassador
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Save it early and often - before you try to post it.

Nov 11, 2018 08:34 PM
Rainmaker
1,265,096
Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

No idea

Nov 09, 2018 10:25 PM
Rainmaker
1,704,853
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Thank you, great qestion and answers.

Nov 09, 2018 10:12 PM
Rainmaker
1,040,855
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

If you are creating original on AR only post save it as you go along, I've never had a post disappear.
But mostly I copy and paste HTML code from my own website as the easiest way.

Nov 05, 2018 11:27 AM
Ambassador
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Use external HTML editor, Luke.

Aug 01, 2018 11:30 PM
Rainmaker
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I write in Google Docs every so often, and never disappears from there.

Nov 02, 2017 06:05 PM
Rainmaker
1,560,591
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Write it with html code

Nov 01, 2017 10:45 AM
Rainmaker
1,501,042
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Since I lost a few, I usually use ''save'' often and Preview( it is a new window that I keep open till I post and all is went well. If your post got crooked ( formatting usually) or even disappeared, you can always use Preview window to restore what you had originally. 

Nov 01, 2017 09:57 AM
Rainmaker
746,020
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

I type esewhere and save before posting e.g. on Google Docs.

Nov 01, 2017 06:52 AM