Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others. or start your own and
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This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
Curious as to what others in your profession think about a certain product or tool?
AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
so you can be a bit wiser about your purchase.
Broken down by categories and subcategories for easy finds
Get an unfiltered look at what real users are saying
Leave a review yourself for others to benefit from
Add new products as you use them and gain points for doing so
ActiveRain University (ARU) provides free on-line training. We coach, consult and support real estate professionals about real estate trends, technology and social media.
ARU Calendar provides class types and registration links
Watch short tutorials on updating your photo, inserting a hyperlink and much more
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Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
Brand, off the wall, specific subject matters…whatever it is you're looking for.
Each time you write a post you can syndicate your post to 5 groups.
And if by chance you don't find what you're looking for, start a new group today!
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Search by location or type
Feel free to start your own group
Find some that are close to home and close to heart
Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
Do what's good for you and your business by participating
If you have an idea for a contest, just let us know
Stay motivated and on track with new contests popping up each month
Ask a Real Estate Question
Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
Play the teacher role and help someone out today
Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
Ask a question yourself to get help
These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
How To Create and Maximize Your ActiveRain Blog Post - 05/31/10 01:08 PM
How To Create and Maximize Your ActiveRain Blog Post The AR community has grown and evolved with thousands of new members, millions of posts, some really cool features, and great SEO and consumer traffic. Many of the members who sign up and join ActiveRain start off very excited and ready to Blog, but then find themselves stuck. We have many members who ask What Should I do Next?
Having a profile setup and then just lurking around the community, not knowing where or what to do next, seems to be an age old trend. "What should I Blog about?" "I (95 comments)
Top 50 Google Tools for Business - 05/30/10 09:53 AM
The Top 50 Google Tools for Business Edited & Updated on 4/21/2012:This post was written nearly 2 years ago and while Google has shut down a few of the products below, they have also launched some even more exciting and useful FREE tools and services for you and your Business. CHECK OUT THE *NEW* TOP 50 GOOGLE TOOLS FOR BUSINESS UPDATE! This compilation is for all of you out there who use Google for searching and SEO, but may not be aware of all the other tools and services that Google has to offer for your business. My inbox used (127 comments)
The New "Like" Button for Facebook on ActiveRain Blogs - 05/18/10 01:57 PM
"Like" WOW, I'm "Like" Totally Stoked - The New "Like" button for Facebook on AR. If you haven't seen it yet, you will, and it might just be because you saw it on someones Facebook Wall. The new "LIKE" button on AR has now been added to every public post for you and all your friends, comrade's, associates, and subscribers to share on Facebook.
It's easy to do! If you like the post you're reading, scroll down to the first area where you would "Flag", "Bookmark", or "Email" the post, and just click on the NEW "LIKE" button. That's (103 comments)
Winner Announcement of the "Life! By Design Contest" By Tom Ferry - 05/17/10 11:39 PM
Winner Announcement of the "Life! By Design Contest" By Tom Ferry This past weekend at RainCamp LA, the winners were announced of the "Life By Design Contest" that was being promoted over on Bob Stewarts Blog Post. It was announced on Saturday that Tom Ferry's Book "Life By Design" is now a National Top Seller ranking #4 in the Nation. Congratulations Tom, and thank you for joining us and speaking at RainCamp in Los Angeles. We have received great responses from all those who attended, and your presentation was over the top! We were honored to have Tom Ferry as a (57 comments)
Using Gmail Email as a Blog Post and HTML Editor - 05/17/10 05:09 PM
Using your Gmail Email as a Blog Post and HTML editor. First of all, what in the heck would make someone think of this? Same way the Reese's Peanut Butter cup was created! It was a total accident. (at least that's what they wanted you to think) Somebody dropped and got their chocolate dipped in someone else's peanut butter and there you have it! The Reese's Peanut Butter cup. Today, I did the same thing, dropping my email onto this Blog post, and realizing how easy it is to create a post using your gmail email editor. You can add (105 comments)
ActiveRain University - Welcomes Some Very Special Guests - 05/12/10 09:33 PM
ActiveRain University is starting to really make some headway! Our classes are proving to be beneficial and impacting the lives and businesses of those finding the time to attend our FREE online training and support campus. We have had over 5500+ Industry Professionals register to attend these classes over the past couple of months, and we're getting more interest, attention, registrations, and attendees than ever before. If you haven't been checking the ARU Campus Schedule, here's a quick reminder to do so on a regular basis. We have some really exciting classes coming up with some awesome and very influential Industry (57 comments)
Come join us at RainCamp DC for an awesome educational opportunity that will take your Real Estate Business to new heights. Lots of folks have been screaming for RainCamp to come to the East Coast again, specifically Washington DC, and we want you to know we've been listening. It's been confirmed! Time to get the "Air Force One" ready for travel, or at least a really nice Boeing 747. June 10th - The Kellogg Conference Hotel Gaullaudet University (ranked top 10 worldwide)800 Florida Ave NEWashington, DC 20002 (88 comments)
ActiveRain Member "WINS" Extreme Landscape Makeover Contest - 05/10/10 09:04 PM
ActiveRain Member WINS Extreme Landscape Makeover Contest Please join me in congratulating ActiveRain member Martha Kolko of Keller Williams Realty in New Jersey. She was the finalist and winner selected for the SavATree.com Extreme Landscape Makeover Contest held back in July of 2009. The ActiveRain community played a large role in supporting and providing entries for this contest. On behalf of SavATree, and the entire team here at ActiveRain, we want to thank all of you who participated and entered your clients homes. The response from our members was awesome, thank you. Over 50 properties were submitted for consideration. They selected (24 comments)
RainCamp LA - The Happiest Place on Earth - 05/07/10 06:20 PM
Well we might not have a giant mouse, space mountain or things that stick to the bottom of your shoes, but less than 1 hour away from Disneyland, Activerain will be bringing you Raincamp, and it will have outstanding speakers, thrill rides of its own, and you might even find something that will stick to the bottom of your shoes.
Do you want to learn how to succeed with Facebook and not just build the biggest and best Farmville? Do you need to learn more about using twitter and how to generate and build your followers and Klout? Do you (40 comments)
How To Use Google's Wonder Wheel - 05/05/10 09:18 PM
The Google Wonder Wheel Keyword Research Tool ...is a keyword research utility that was created by Google Labs and allows users to discover keyword searches that are popular and built around certain specific keyword terms. Google's wonder wheel could be a great tool for helping writers to find new topics. The wheel can also help you dominate specific keywords and phrases in the search engines because it helps you write about the things that are the most searched for on the web using the most popular keywords or terms.
Here's How It Works: Create your search in the Google (86 comments)
Systematize Your Business - ActiveRain University - 05/01/10 01:04 PM
So by now, most or ALL of you have heard of ActiveRain University. Our newest project with a focus to bring even greater value to ActiveRain members and to the Real Estate Industry as a whole. Our goal and mission at ARU is to provide you FREE training and support on a variety of topics and technologies that will help you with your online marketing, networking, social media efforts, and growing your business. It's all about sharing and learning how and what other successful professionals are using and doing to be successful.
This week, Jared James is coming to share (44 comments)
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