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
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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
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Add new products as you use them and gain points for doing so
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Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
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Each time you write a post you can syndicate your post to 5 groups.
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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
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
Agent Image Opinions: Let your Homepage Showcase You as the Local Real Estate Expert - 02/23/11 08:53 PM
A real estate website is a marketing tool that needs maintenance not just on how it looks, but also on how it’s presented. When your website content is compelling enough, they imply a high level of expertise that can convince people to choose you over other agents. Read up on the following tips and learn how your website can showcase you as the local real estate expert in your area. Too much of anything is not good. This is also true for agent websites. When you have too many links, pictures, or widgets, your online readers become confused. This makes it (1 comments)
Real Estate Website Tips: Photos that Help Sell Houses - 02/16/11 07:41 PM
You’ve heard it said before: a picture is worth a thousand words. In the case of a real estate website, it only takes one incredible photo to generate a call that can lead to closing your next transaction. A high-quality, main photo can make a difference on whether a potential homebuyer clicks on one of your online listings. Taking time to study how and when to take photographs of your listings will not only complement the design of your website but is also a great way to maximize your marketing efforts. Not yet sure how to snap the best photos? No (3 comments)
Property Cupid - 02/14/11 03:36 AM
Do you have a favorite property in your listings that you absolutely adore? Why not play Property Cupid! Share why you love it so much on Facebook or Twitter, along with a link to the listing. You may get lucky and that special follower will fall in love with that property too and find their "home sweet home". Happy Valentine's Day from Agent Image! (1 comments)
Keeping Your Clients’ Sanity - 02/07/11 07:54 PM
Part of good client servicing involves having to think like a client in order to anticipate their needs and concerns. Being one step ahead in knowing what they look for will be beneficial for both parties and allows your working relationship to flow smoothly. However, considering the number of tasks real estate agents attend to on a daily basis, it is easy to forget one or two essential elements that clients tend to look for. The following are deal breakers that real estate agents sometimes tend to commit that can irritate or discourage their clients: 1. Poor quality listing photos – (4 comments)
Telltale Signs that Tell You Why Your Website Needs a Revamp - 02/02/11 09:15 PM
The Internet is continuously evolving at a rapid pace and if you just rest on your laurels without keeping up with the times, you are bound to get left behind. This is particularly true for the design of your agent website. If you haven’t given your website an overhaul in the last five years, chances are it is already dated. Luckily, there are telltale signs that say it’s time to give it a makeover. Keep an eye open for the following symptoms: 1. Your Business has Evolved – Has your business changed or expanded over the last few years? Your real (3 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.