Ask an Ambassador- What Is a Reblog and Should I do It?

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Real Estate Agent with Platinum Properties TN Broker: 208698

Reblogs (Resharing a Post) Can Get Lots of Views Too.

RebloggingFirst you have to understand what a reblog is. It is republishing or sharing a post through the ActiveRain network that someone else wrote. They will get attribution and a byline for their post. You can write an introduction about your thoughts on the subject or not. The entire post will be shared in its original format.

Some members do not give permission for their posts to be reblogged. There is a block in your blog settings where you can decide to allow it or not. Activating the setting allows your posts to be reblogged. The post must be a Public post for it to qualify for the reblog feature. Rainers (those not having a Rainmaker account) do not have an option to have their posts reblogged.

Why would someone want to reblog a post? There is so much good content on ActiveRain and many times these good posts are missed or not seen because of the timing of publishing. By reblogging the post, you are helping spread the word about this post and the author. It will come up on your blog and your followers can read it, too. This can get you comments and get comments for the original author. 

If you reblog a post you will earn 25 points. You are only awarded points for one reblog a day but may reblog many posts in one day. They will not get publishing points but may get some comment points each time someone makes a comment.

Others don't reblog any other writer's posts and prefer to write a response or fresh new content. They will sometimes reference the inspiration post or link to the topic post.

Some of the posts I have reblogged have received more views and clicks than many of my original posts. I choose the posts carefully and have to like the message. Another word of caution is to make sure you know the content is original content and the photos in the post are used with permission. You are attaching your name to the post and should be confident the information is used properly.

If you aren't a reblogger that is okay. If you want to be one, then find a good post and click the reblog button that is located at the bottom of the post, before the comment section begins on the right hand side. a window opens for you to write an introduction if you wish then publish it. It will get the post many more looks and the original author will be appreciative, too. 

Ask an Ambassador- What is a reblog and should I do it?

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  1. Kevin Vitali 02/22/2017 11:20 AM
  2. Bob Crane 02/22/2017 04:51 PM
  3. Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers 02/23/2017 04:32 AM
  4. Charita Cadenhead 02/23/2017 06:14 AM
  5. Roy Kelley 03/25/2017 01:00 AM
  6. Gabe Sanders 03/05/2017 11:40 PM
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Rainer
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Shahar Hillel
Augusta Financial Inc. - Stevenson Ranch, CA
Mortgage Consultant, Loan Officer.

Debbie hello.

Reblog is a good way to share information and provide a second chance to view a post and if missed a first chance to view.

Thank you for this informative post and congratulations on the feature.

 

Feb 22, 2017 06:13 PM #33
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Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good evening Debbie Reynolds ,

I have to admit I haven't been much into re-blogging although I appreciate catching some posts I would have missed so see the value. Just so many hours in the day and something has to give!! LOL!

Feb 22, 2017 07:07 PM #34
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

I didn't realize that it had to be a public post and you couldn't reblog members only.  

This is great advice: Another word of caution is to make sure you know the content is original content and the photos in the post are used with permission. You are attaching your name to the post and should be confident the information is used properly.

Feb 22, 2017 07:32 PM #35
Rainmaker
782,847
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I do re-blog daily. I choose the posts carefully and have to like the message too. I get frustrated when the re-blog is shut off on a great post, but I move on and bless someone else. I look at it as sharing the good stuff with my blog followers.

Feb 22, 2017 08:05 PM #36
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

I am sure you know, Debbie Reynolds - I love to dig out the oldies from archives.....

(And at some point of time - sooner rather than later - this post will be re-blogged, too.)

Feb 22, 2017 08:56 PM #37
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Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

As I was saying before another blogger , it really has to fit me in I really personal way for me to relate to it and post it

Feb 22, 2017 10:06 PM #38
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Debbie Reynolds "Why would someone want to reblog a post? There is so much good content on ActiveRain and many times these good posts are missed or not seen because of the timing of publishing. By reblogging the post, you are helping spread the word about this post and the author. "

Right on target - and - re-blog!

Feb 23, 2017 04:32 AM #39
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Charita Cadenhead
Keller Williams Realty - Birmingham, AL
Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)

A good post is always, without except, worth reblogging.

Feb 23, 2017 06:15 AM #40
Rainer
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Chris Lima
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
Local or Global-Allow me to open doors for you.

Thanks Debbie.  I never really thought about the term "re-blog", until now.  It's a great to be recognized for a post that hits home with others.

Feb 23, 2017 06:15 AM #41
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Congratulations, Debbie, on your feature recognition. I reblog every day.

Feb 23, 2017 06:42 AM #42
Rainmaker
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Teri Pacitto
Compass - Westlake Village, CA
Real Estate, Your Style...Your Home...My Specialty

This is great info and especially making sure the content and photos are used correctly. Nothing worse than have your name attached to content or photos and no right to.

Feb 23, 2017 07:06 AM #43
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

the heart of all re-blog is the goodwill that comes from it........

Feb 23, 2017 07:15 AM #44
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Paul McFadden
Paratex - Seattle, WA
Pest Control, Seattle, WA.

Hi Debbie: I haven't re-blogged in a while but have loved to support our members!

Feb 23, 2017 06:43 PM #45
Rainmaker
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Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

 just re-blogged one of Rene Fabre blogs on instagram! It was so well written and good information for people like me who need help!!!! 

Feb 24, 2017 12:23 AM #46
Rainer
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Anne Corbin
Fritz Realty LLC - Spotsylvania, VA
Serving Lake Anna & Central Virginia

Is sharing a post on Facebook considered reblogging?

Feb 24, 2017 09:53 AM #47
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John Wiley
Right Move Real Estate Group- EXP Realty - Fort Myers, FL
Lee County, FL Real Estate GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA

This post has obviously been very informative to many of our members.

Great advice including the cautions.

Feb 26, 2017 04:16 AM #48
Rainer
20,267
We Buy Houses In Connecticut
Sell My House In Connecticut - Wilton, CT
We buy houses in cash. Any condition

My reblog button is not working. Am I missing something? I did check that checkbox allowing for reblogs. Help?

 

Mar 14, 2017 08:19 PM #49
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Will Allen
Concept 360 Property Management - Long Beach, CA
Property Management... taking care of your assets

Debbie,

I was trying to "Ask an Ambassador"  I've changed my focus, and updated by profile to reflect my change in company.  I've been trying to post a new blog but at the bottom of the blog post (in the draft before I post) is my old logo for Queen City Realty . . .  my new company is Concept 360 Property Management.

For the life of my I can't seem to figure out how to change the footer in my blog . . .  can you pretty please help me?

Nov 20, 2017 09:23 AM #51
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Hi Will Allen, Go to your home page and look at the second blog setting tab on the left side. This will open your signature where you can remove your logo that was loaded as a jpeg. Just delete it.

Nov 20, 2017 04:56 PM #52
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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
John L Scott Market Center - Birkenfeld, OR
"Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905

Debbie, interesting comment above. Can't read it, but pretty to look at! Anyway, reblogging is such a compliment to the original author. Gotta love the pat on the back for it! Roy Kelley comes to mind as one who often "pays it forward" by giving certain posts another chance. 

Dec 10, 2017 02:50 PM #54
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