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.

January 9, 2011
Simple Checklist for Blogging Success.

Simple Checklist for Blogging Success.

Several years ago I heard the formula for success in entrepreneurial business straight from the lips of a multi-millionaire. The steps were clear and without need for interpretation: 1. Clear Goals 2. Hard Work 3. Unwavering Focus Recently I was asked to make a similar list as to what it takes to […]
February 2, 2010
A Frenzied 5 Creative Ways to Use A Real Estate Blog to Demolish Your Market Competition

A Frenzied 5 Creative Ways to Use A Real Estate Blog to Demolish Your Market Competition

Today’s offering is a guest post from Tomato client and real estate blogging guru, Ben Roberts of Exit Pro Realty. Thanks for the effort, Ben! — Readers of The Real Estate Tomato come in one of three flavors… They’ve got a RET blog and are always reading and improving their […]
February 7, 2009
Organic Search Placement – Why Real Estate Agents NEED It!

Organic Search Placement – Why Real Estate Agents NEED It!

Denny Oh, Tomato Graduate out of San Diego, CA, sent me a link the other day letting me know it would make for good blog fodder.  So I challenged him to make it happen, and he did Organic Search Placement – Why Real Estate Agents NEED It! By Denny Oh […]
October 14, 2008
Warning: These Simple Podcasting Secrets Will Increase Blog Traffic

Warning: These Simple Podcasting Secrets Will Increase Blog Traffic

As I head out of town for the week, thinking I really need to get an article published, our new friend Jessica Donovan from Real Estate License Direct swooped in with a guest post, on a topic that I have hardly covered: Podcasting.  So lucky you; instead of having to wait […]
July 31, 2008
Miss Out On Inman Connect 2008 SF? – Taking Your Real Estate Blog To The Next Level – The Panel

Miss Out On Inman Connect 2008 SF? – Taking Your Real Estate Blog To The Next Level – The Panel

Last week, at the Inman Connect Conference in San Francisco, I had the pleasure of sharing a panel with Dustin Luther (4Realz.net), Daniel Rothamel (RealEstateZebra.com) and Nicole Nicolay (MyTechOpinion.com). I may not be most impartial judge, but I truly felt that the topic was the most interesting of all Wednesday’s […]
June 9, 2008
A Clever and Effective Way To Gain More Real Estate Blog Subscribers

A Clever and Effective Way To Gain More Real Estate Blog Subscribers

About a month ago I received, in the mail (yes, the kind with real letters, bills and magazines) an envelope with 3 items in it. The first was a a New Blog Announcement, something like a Baby Announcement: It’s a BLOG! The second a business card showcasing the Blog Address and contact information […]
March 30, 2008
Writing Your Real Estate Blog Primarily to Google is a Squandered Opportunity.

Writing Your Real Estate Blog Primarily to Google is a Squandered Opportunity.

Thanks to the recent frequency and quality of guest posts, I’ve had the pleasure of taking a little time off from shouldering the content on the Tomato.  Keeping in stride, we have another treat for you.  Todd Carpenter, ubiquitous RE.net participant, and owner and author of the globally appreciated mariah.com (a web 2.0 real estate […]
March 4, 2008
Starting A Real Estate Blog? Grab That Email Database, Let’s Get You Read

Starting A Real Estate Blog? Grab That Email Database, Let’s Get You Read

When I started the Real Estate Tomato, in June of 2006, I had one reader, me. Before the first month was over, I was averaging 30 unique visitors a day. Within 2 months it was 135 unique visitors a day. How did we get out of the gates so quickly? We […]
February 24, 2008
7 Reasons Why Your Local Real Estate Blogging Peers Are Not Your Competition

7 Reasons Why Your Local Real Estate Blogging Peers Are Not Your Competition

Because the clients we work with have such a positive experience with their blogging, they commonly express the concern that they would prefer us to not educate others in their geographic areas of focus.  Sometimes they ask in jest, other times they are actually dead serious and willing to pay for exclusivity. As unwise […]