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Opportunities Realized from 20 Clarity.fm Calls

Opportunities Realized from 20 Clarity.fm Calls

I’ve now taken 20 calls on Clarity.fm (my profile here). There are two distinct types of people that schedule calls: Entrepreneurs in various stages of bringing an idea to light, desiring either technical help & direction or general advice around how to navigate the industry (&…

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Is Content Marketing Sustainable?

Is Content Marketing Sustainable?

I’d urge you to read Mark Schaufer’s post: Content Shock: Why content marketing is not a sustainable strategy. There is a LOT of content on the web, with more and more created every single day. How do you stand out? Are you writing amazing content that…

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The Most Impressive Local Content Effort I’ve Seen by an Agent

The Most Impressive Local Content Effort I’ve Seen by an Agent

Yesterday I wrote about going deep on content in 2014. Today, I found an amazing example of deep local content certainly worth highlighting. Raziel Ungar in Burlingame, CA. There are teams and brokerages scattered across the country who have done good work in the local…

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Going Deep with Custom Local Content in 2014

Going Deep with Custom Local Content in 2014

I believe amazing local content is one of the best long term strategies to generating organic, high quality traffic to your site. I’ve written about hyper local blogging and the content problem (clarifying post here) multiple times. As you know from my previous writing, one option…

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Confessions Of A Social Media Guru

Confessions Of A Social Media Guru

Matt Pattoli is the owner of Fity Social Media, a social media marketing agency that helps small & large businesses manage their social media marketing campaigns more effectively. Matt began using social media four years ago when he was a full-time internet marketer and quickly…

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A Guide for Potential Guest Bloggers at Geek Estate

A Guide for Potential Guest Bloggers at Geek Estate

Over the last couple months, I’ve been getting a lot of requests to guest post (via this page). I guess that means Geek Estate is doing well since others are finding it and realizing there is an engaged audience here. Yet I find myself turning…

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“Here Ye, Here Ye, Read All About it”

“Here Ye, Here Ye, Read All About it”

Marc and I were chatting this evening about the lack of substantial discussions on the web over the past few years. The discussion started off by me mentioning the brilliance I see in AirBnB’s community sourced Hollywood & Vines video – yet all you get is…

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Does Anyone Still use the “Ask the Broker” as an Idea Bank for Blog Content?

Does Anyone Still use the “Ask the Broker” as an Idea Bank for Blog Content?

Everyone knows generating blog content ideas is hard for most (not all) people. I know a few brokers used to have “Ask the Broker” calls to action on their sites to help with this. Jay Thompson and Doug Heddings both had them back in the…

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Do You Blog?

Do You Blog?

I’d like to take a quick poll of Geek Estate readers: Do You Blog? If the answer is yes, feel free to leave a link to your blog in the comments here. Inspired by AVC [Update: If you leave a comment with a link, it’ll…

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New Businesses in Your Farm, and the Local Opportunity

New Businesses in Your Farm, and the Local Opportunity

The other day, I worked at a coffee shop right near where I used to live in Queen Anne. The old coffee shop closed down since I was there (probably a year ago), and now its under a new name and new ownership. The new…

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