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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
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AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
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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
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Stay motivated and on track with new contests popping up each month
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Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
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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.
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Consumers peruse these pages for information
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How To Have Your BEST Year Ever - 12/29/11 12:25 AM
My hope is to encourage anyone and everyone that reads this to DREAM BIG and then LIVE YOUR DREAMS! What will you do with your future? You really only have two choices... You can choose to just survive, or you can choose to succeed. Know this though, if you do choose to succeed, and you decide to prosper, and commit to focused and clearly defined goals, then anything is and will be possible because YOU were born to succeed! Your very BEST can still be in front of you. YOUR future is in YOUR hands. Inside you is untapped potential. You (38 comments)
Seller Incentives Increase Buyer Contacts - 12/21/11 09:06 PM
Incentives offered by sellers at closing are nothing new to the real estate industry. Sometimes it’s as simple as leaving that beautiful pool table behind, rather than moving it out of the basement. Or, it’s the seller agreeing to fix the front porch, or repaint the pink bedroom that the future buyer just can’t get past as they dream of a new in-home office.Seller-funded incentives have also gone to extremes. It wasn’t too long ago that everything from a free car, boat, and luxury trips could be included in the mix. Incentives are back and have become a bit more realistic. (51 comments)
How To Add Blogs To Facebook Business Pages - 12/20/11 02:12 PM
Many Facebook Business page owners want to automatically add their Blog posts to their pages. While this can no longer be done on your Facebook personal profiles, it CAN BE DONE if you have a Facebook Business or Fan page. NetworkedBlogs created a Facebook app that allows you to now add your Blog posts directly and automatically to the Facebook page(s) of your choice. The first step is to make sure you have a Facebook Fan or Business page. If you don't have one, Create A Facebook Business Page or Fan Page here first. Once you have a page created, you (25 comments)
Real Estate Marketing Plans: Most Effective Marketing of 2011 - 12/13/11 02:06 PM
Is your Real Estate Marketing Plan ready and in place for 2012? This post might be useful in helping you determine where to best spend your time and money for maximum results. Online and offline, you're going to need a business plan with goals. Here's a great article and resource to help get you started. Via ActiveRain Corp.: Real Estate Marketing Plans Do you have your real estate marketing plans for 2012 ready?
With SO MANY alternatives for real estate marketing plans, are you confused on what to do in 2012? So as you develop your 2012 real (5 comments)
Zillow Text Message Alerts Are Live - 12/12/11 06:57 PM
We know how important it is to respond quickly to contacts that are using mobile devices to search and shop for homes and loans. Now you can take your multi-tasking to the next level. Starting today, you'll receive text message alerts for every email contact/lead that comes your way!What You Need To Do:To make sure that text alerts can be sent to you, add your mobile phone number to your Zillow Profile. *If your mobile number is already there, you're ready and good to go. Check your profile now.Not Interested in Text Alerts? Are you nuts? Just kidding. You can deactivate (13 comments)
Are you getting the absolute most and best results from your ActiveRain, Zillow, and other Agent memberships and sites? Are there some things you’re doing or maybe not doing that could increase the results and successes you’re currently experiencing? Many times we feel confident and believe that we are doing all the right things possible, but sometimes as Gary points out in the video below, there might be a better or more efficient way to get even more and better results. Take it from someone who is successfully active in both the local real estate community as a REALTOR, and (61 comments)
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.