This is a great post about types of bloggers... and I have to say that I am pretty much a blend of all the different types! What kind of blogger are you?
I thought it would be interesting to assign various content type of writers specific type titles and ask you how you see yourself.
The first predominant blogger type is the Teacher/Mentor. This type of writer often writes posts that support opinion with fact and use their posts to teach relevant content often with the results of doing something one way or the other. Most often clearly associating industry experience with enhanced professional performance. I usually associate this type with highly experienced real estate professionals, home inspectors and home stagers that teach us how they do what they do.
Another type is the Local Community Ambassador. This person writes very often about their community, city or market area and shows the many benefits of living there. They do a large number of Localism posts that profiles the community and its resources and treasures.
The Economist writes mostly about their local market changes in the form of market reports. They often use statistics or graphs to illustrate the market changes in sales, pricing and other housing market stats.
The Home Lister that loves showing property listings because they have many and rely on their blog as a marketing tool for their listing cache.
The Photographer that loves sharing their photographic collections. Many often came in as a wordless post which shows their work without a story line, allowing the photo to speak for itself. And many times offering tutorials on becoming better photographers.
The Photo Journalist associates Photography to real estate, life and the many experiences that help to define communities, events and the other many treasures often found within their communities or their travels.
Then of course the Financial Expert who understands finances, loans and laws affecting the consequences of consumers financing and writes with a measure of adding value to the consumer financial experience.
The Niche Writer, the specialist that is consistent and usually will become known for their specialty through their writing. The Luxury Home Market, The Townhome Specialist, Historical Homes, etc.
The last category I will identify with many ActiveRain members associating to it is, the Hybrid writer. They mix up constantly between any or all of the above more specialist writing types.
So How do you see yourself? Which of the above do find most Interesting? What do you think the Internet Empowered Consumer looks for? Share your opinions and ideas in your comment.