"BLOG MINING"...Ever try that? Do you even KNOW what that is???
If you go back and read your old posts, you are sure to find "Nuggets" of ideas that are still able to be brought forward---thoughts that still apply to the profession of real estate; thoughts and threads of ideas that need to be polished up and published in a new and shiny presentation...
Take this idea for instance: I actually wrote a post on "Blog Mining" a few years ago and left it hanging without much attention. Now it is more apt than ever before! Our writing has changed over time; we all can glean from our blogs and bring forward treasures of the past.
I have found some of the most rewarding posts come from the past---posts that I never really "finessed" enough to make them eye-catching and appealing enough to be read and get comments on.
In the event that a subject was "before it's time"---now is when you need to pull it up again, clean it up and bring into the light of the ActiveRain! Send those BLOG MINERS out to find the "gold that lies in them thar hills" You can find them believe me! I go back to my list of old posts in the "MY BLOG POSTS" or "STATISTICS" and locate a subject that looks like it still has merit.
It may even be a great contest that we can participate in: Find an old blog post that you did in '07 or '08 and re-do it--make it "sing"; give it a new coat of paint and launch it for this contest---Don't know exactly how to organize this one but will let you know as soon as I find out!
Aside from contests and the basic thrill of the possibility of getting acknowledgment on the new go-around, "Blog Mining" gives you the practice that you can benefit from---with each and every re-write of a blog post from the past, your talents as a writer is enhanced. This is the stuff that writers do---re-writes and research!
GO FOR IT--GO FOR THE GOLD; NUGGETS, THAT IS!!!!
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Paula I. Hathaway, Senior Vice President, Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Southamtpon Village Real Estate Specialist since 1995; Also Specializes in North Sea, Noyac, Water Mill and Bridgehampton, New York
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