Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Vacasa)

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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

There is no limit on number but there is a limit to points for posts but that doesn't seem to matter for some posters who robo-post all sorts of things.  If something is not appropriate to this platform, it can be reported and that report is deemed valid, posts and posters are dismissed.  I typically read those I "follow"  to avoid much of the murkiness that exists here so I see posts from those who have passed my "rigorous" application process.   

I realize that I "miss" some that way so I occasionally journey to the "other side" in search of something/somebody I may have missed.  

Mar 15, 2020 07:56 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

If it were to vote on this I would vote yes.  However, we have learned from history that, for the most part, membership can have its privileges and with that comes annoyances. 

Mar 15, 2020 08:58 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

As annoying as they are . . . and the lack of readership and attention . . . they are actually limiting themselves.

I just don't see how this can be helpful for them.

I agree with those who simply follow meaty authors and stick to them, and the occasional nugget found along the way!

Mar 15, 2020 08:12 AM
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

You'd think so Brian. Not sure how it benefits them to blast the blog roll up to 150 times a day.

Mar 15, 2020 07:48 AM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Shouuld there be a limit?  Not sure it really matters. To each his own.  I typically read and respond to those I am following on a regular basis.

Mar 15, 2020 08:20 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

It's their blog - if they want to do something that doesn't help them at all, like robo-posting, it IS their blog! 

Mar 15, 2020 12:31 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

As long as they get as many points after 10 posts as I get for answering questions, they do not do away with the following button and the scroll keeps working, what are you going to do!

Mar 15, 2020 08:18 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I never pay attention to them.
I go direct to whom I follow and read from their sites. I never look at the “roll”.

Mar 15, 2020 07:59 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Yep they are annoying but I just ignore and look for the people I follow. Seems to me the question of limiting was raised in the past and AR made the decision to not do so

Mar 15, 2020 09:30 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

that can be a PITA.... but I don't think you'll see a limit here.... 

Mar 15, 2020 09:18 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Brian,

Live and let live, why waste our precious time/brainpower on this?  It is not worth it.  A

Mar 15, 2020 07:52 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

This won't change, as they are not breaking any rules.  Annoying - YES!  Not sure why they do this, as I have heard it hurts their SEO.

Mar 15, 2020 12:03 PM
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Dario Ferreira
Attleboro, MA
Internet Marketing

Big YES.
It's very bad for the search engine rankings.
Having a ton of low quality and near duplicate content hurts a website a lot.

If AR wants to keep the posts unlimited, they could, at least, add the noindex tag after the first or second daily post. This way, the posts would exist, but would not be "seen" by search engines.

Mar 15, 2020 10:03 AM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
A moving experience!

While I doubt that those robo-posts do the author any good, neither do I believe that limiting the blogger makes any sense for us.

Other than causing a little traffic jam on the blog-roll-landing-page for a few moments... their choice to post 50 posts in a row of all their communities doesn't impact me, nor any of you, at all.  So why should we care?

I'll keep my eyes on my own paper, and do my own thing.

Mar 15, 2020 09:26 AM
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Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
The Last Name You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

It doesn't affect me if someone posts one or one hundred blog posts. I don't know of any good reason to prevent them from using this resource as they see fit.

Mar 15, 2020 07:55 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Robots be dammed!

Mar 15, 2020 04:59 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

NO

Mar 15, 2020 02:27 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Good question.

Mar 15, 2020 01:49 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

These robo-posters are annoying beyond belief, Brian? This subject comes up from time to time here but nothing ever changes.

Mar 15, 2020 10:25 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

It's been discussed before and AR's official stance is "meh, not breaking any rules."

Mar 15, 2020 10:15 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

yes but they won't do anything about it. The insane robo posters do this every month or so. It's been discussed to death.

Mar 15, 2020 09:37 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

YES there should be. I like 5 at most but no more than 10 a day for the robo bloggers. They mess up the blog roll for the rest of us, and do themselves no good, as no one will read them

Mar 15, 2020 02:33 PM
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

I don't think there is but I just ignore them. They don't have much to gain but that's their issue. 

Mar 15, 2020 12:34 PM
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Jerrill Ewing
N & J Lake Properties, LLC - Eatonton, GA
Builder

no, no business of mine

Mar 15, 2020 11:15 AM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Brian England limit can help, so many posts in short period of time might not benefit the publisher.

Mar 15, 2020 09:59 AM
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Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

There is for point accumulation but beyond that YES

Mar 15, 2020 07:32 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

No! Sorry if that is not the anawer you wanted to hear Brian England .

Mar 15, 2020 05:48 PM
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Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
Lake Sinclair Specialist

nah, each to his own

Mar 15, 2020 11:32 AM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

I think there should be a daily limit. I just skip past all those posts.

Mar 15, 2020 05:49 PM
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Steven Papas
Hope Estate - Pinos Altos, NM

Unfortunately, free posting platforms like this are soon filled with low quality and useless content by cheap SEO providers. See  here how many mortgage related articles are published every day. So yes, there should be a limit in the number of blog posts per peson but more importantly some kind of filter or reviewing before these posts get published.

Mar 16, 2020 02:32 AM
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Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

It would be nice  but doubt we will ever see it happen so I just scroll on by...

Mar 15, 2020 11:01 PM
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Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

No, just skip, skip, skip 

Mar 15, 2020 07:04 PM
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Greg Cremia
Shore Realty of the Outer Banks - Nags Head, NC

Yes!! Lets make rules that chase away paying members. That won't have any unintended consiquences.

Mar 15, 2020 06:07 PM
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Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Santa Clarita & Aliso Viejo

No one should be able to abuse this platform.

Mar 15, 2020 11:37 PM