Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC (Keller Williams Capital Properties)

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Michael Jacobs
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Since Roger D. Mucci has sorta already answered for me I will repeat "It Depends" because it's true.  Typically, my "routine" is to post and then comment on those I follow.  I don't usually "search" out features.   I don't ask many questions in that section but do try to answer the ones that are quick.  

Nov 11, 2015 07:06 AM
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John McCormack, CRS
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Q&A first then head over to the blog scroll. 

Nov 10, 2015 08:04 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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I usually post a blog first, then go to my commenters, and comment on blogs, then to the Q & A section.  Sometimes this part has to be in the last evening if the phone rings at 8 am.

Nov 10, 2015 10:56 PM
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Debbie Gartner
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I've been doing questions first.  I have not been blogging as much.  The thing that gets me biz are my epic posts...just doing one per month.

Nov 10, 2015 08:08 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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I blog first and then comment on other's posts followed by commenting on posts to my blogs time permitting! Guilty of following a select group and not branching out!

Nov 10, 2015 07:21 PM
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TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
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 Good Wednesday morning Lise. I typically do the Q&A, then comment and then write my blog for the day.

Nov 10, 2015 05:48 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
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Good morning Lise. I write my blogs at least a week ahead of time, blogs are scheduled, so my focus would be to comment and answer questions.

I never look for featured blogs, primarily the rainers that I follow, if they have a feature all the better.

Nov 10, 2015 04:18 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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I usually come in here late, by that time i'm very tired, so I do read others' blogs and participate in some A&Q discussions. 

Nov 10, 2015 03:32 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Lise,

Depends on the day.  When I have had time to post the next day's post ahead of time and scheduled it. I read blogs of those I follow...today, I started with questions, commented on one or two, wrote the post.  Then we left for an all day meeting, and I finished commenting when we got back..all depends.  A

Nov 10, 2015 02:34 PM
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Blanca Barajas
Winter Group - Las Vegas, NV

I answerd questions first then I read and comment on blogs.

Nov 10, 2015 01:19 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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I mainly write a post first. That is my main objective on AR...writing posts. 

Nov 10, 2015 12:42 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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I blog first if I have an idea

Nov 11, 2015 04:59 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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I don't have a set pattern. Depends on what I have time for. Typically blogging would not be first on the agenda due to time constraints. Doing questions first is quicker and easier.

Nov 11, 2015 03:53 AM
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David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
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Lise,
It depends on how much time I have, the time of day, and the season. Right before Halloween it seemed every other post was about the holiday, time change, change smoke detectors batteries, etc. so shifts like that impact what I do.

Nov 11, 2015 02:29 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
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Have to get the brain going over coffee.  Comment first - blog last.

Nov 10, 2015 10:48 PM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Barbara Todaro - you are great about commenting on the first posts from newbies! 

Nov 10, 2015 10:34 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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I post after I do "the rounds".... comment first...then Q & A.... I rarely go to features....I like to comment and welcome 1st post section with new members.... there's nothing worse than being new and having no comments.... 

Nov 10, 2015 10:23 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Followed posts and comments first; questions second and if I think of a post last.

Nov 10, 2015 09:52 PM
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Toronto, ON

These days I go to the Q&A section first then the blogs I follow then the featured blogs and if I have time, other blogs.

Nov 10, 2015 09:35 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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I comment on blogs first. I usually reciprocate comments first and if I have less than 20 then I go to the ones I am following.

Nov 10, 2015 09:12 PM
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Kat Palmiotti
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Well, I'm breaking my rules today, but normally I read/comment first, then glance at Q&As and then post.

Today I'm reading Q&As first.

Nov 10, 2015 09:10 PM
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Richard Weeks
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I typically respond to blogs, looking first at recent posts.

Nov 10, 2015 09:02 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Questions first, comments second. As to when I post it depends on my day... sometimes before I do anything else (like today) and sometimes in between the other AR activities, and sometimes at the end.

Nov 10, 2015 08:08 PM
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Sandra Graves
Keller Williams Realty - Folsom, CA
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I go to Q&A first, then blogs, then I open the ActiveRain Daily Drop email for more blog posts that I may have missed. I then go to the photography groups to look at some photos.

Nov 10, 2015 03:45 PM
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Bob Crane
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Generally comment first, and somedays I go to those I follow, some days newbies, somedays general blog roll.

Nov 10, 2015 03:18 PM
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Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

Answer. Recent Posts of following. Blog when I have subject matter.  Make it a great rest of the week.  Mark

Nov 10, 2015 01:47 PM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate - Chandler, AZ
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Lise - I read other posts and comment first. I have not blogged much lately. I just go to the recent posts.

Nov 11, 2015 04:01 PM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

I Blog first, then answer comments and last of all Q & As

Nov 11, 2015 10:55 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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I first look at the notifications.  I check where people commented on something of mine, tagged me somewhere and I follow back those that follow me.  Then I head over to the Q&A section because it is quick.  Then if I have time left, I check out the blogs for the day.

Nov 11, 2015 08:15 AM
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Stefan Winter
Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger - Las Vegas, NV
Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech

I do Q&A, read blogs and lastly write a blog. I like learning before sharing I guess.

Nov 11, 2015 02:03 AM