Real Estate Website
& Blogging Advice

The Real Juice

Real Estate Website & Blogging Advice

The Real Juice


The Real Estate Tomato Blog covers topics such as WordPress Real Estate Blogging, Blogging SEO Advice, Real Estate Website Design, Story Branding, Homepage Design, Content Marketing, Lead Generation, and Company Announcements. The best Realtor blogs are those that are publishing regulary.

December 6, 2006
Straight From The Hound’s Mouth

Straight From The Hound’s Mouth

Photo by SuperFantastic – Bruce. An interview with Greg Swann of the Bloodhound Blog The real estate blogosphere is still a very intimate community.  It’s arguable that the same 300 or 400 visitors here today, will be mostly the same group visiting the other top blogs in the industry.  So […]
December 4, 2006
Top 10 List: What Sellers & Buyers Expect From a Real Estate Agent

Top 10 List: What Sellers & Buyers Expect From a Real Estate Agent

Plug yourself in, they’re expecting it. Our guest authors have been received very warmly here at the Tomato, and I think that this is a reflection of the quality of content that they have been able to produce.  I receive emails every week from bloggers looking for the opportunity at some exposure […]
November 30, 2006
In The Trenches With Teresa Boardman

In The Trenches With Teresa Boardman

Time and again, we enjoy sharing our soapbox here on the Tomato. However, having a real life REALTOR take the reins hasn’t happened as frequently as it should. The ‘in the trenches’ perspective is is not only relevant, but a necessary voice. That voice today is of Teresa Boardman. The […]
November 27, 2006
How Often Should I Blog?

How Often Should I Blog?

Once the concept of business blogging is understood, the most common question I hear is: How Often Should I Blog? Before answering the question, we need to examine what the benefits of regular business blogging are and how to realize them 1. Search Engine Seeding Consistent blogging (at least once […]
November 22, 2006
The Trend Wave, Grab Your Board

The Trend Wave, Grab Your Board

Recently Dave Sifry, writer for Technorati Weblog, provided a detailed analysis of blog growth in his State of The Blogosphere, October, 2006.  As of October, Technorati is claiming to track as many as 57 million blogs (see graph below).  Just 3 years ago, they claimed to be tracking as few […]
November 21, 2006
Is 12 Months Too Long? The Real Estate Blog Is The Ultimate Drip Marketing Campaign

Is 12 Months Too Long? The Real Estate Blog Is The Ultimate Drip Marketing Campaign

The industry stats claim that it will take between 6 and 18 months to incubate the Internet Lead. Is a mean of 12 months too long? Can the real estate blog accelerate this? The obvious is that with an email address you are limited as to how you can communicate […]
November 18, 2006
Who Are You Blogging For?

Who Are You Blogging For?

A common question I hear is, who should I be blogging for?  Or rather, who makes up the audience I am reaching out to with my blog? Let’s consider the potential audience that would actually be reading a real estate blog in the first place.  Beyond the real estate blogging […]
November 8, 2006
Why Is A Nationwide Audience A Good Thing If I Specialize In Local Real Estate?

Why Is A Nationwide Audience A Good Thing If I Specialize In Local Real Estate?

Most real estate agents are very specific as to the area in which they specialize when it comes to generating leads and operating their business. Even within a city, most agents will identify themselves with a radius that encompasses a only few neighborhoods.  Their aim is to have the majority […]
October 29, 2006
How Giving Away Trade Secrets Makes For A Successful Blog

How Giving Away Trade Secrets Makes For A Successful Blog

I received an unexpected response the day* I decided to start telling everyone I knew that I had started the Real Estate Tomato Blog.  Most people ignored the announcement…. but I expected that. What wasn’t expected was that a colleague of mine that has also been making a living as […]