Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others. or start your own and
get others to join
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.
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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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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
Robots.txt Why do You Need One? - 02/13/09 11:42 PM
Okay here it is my FREE SEO tip exclusively for the AR folks. Do you know what a robots.txt file is? Does your website have one? What should you use it for? These are all too important, and often overlooked questions. Your website (not your AR blog) should have a robots.txt file. Why? Well EVERY search engine that visits your site will look for a sitemap and a robots.txt file IMMEDIATELY upon arrival. They look at the sitemap to discover all of the pages on your site, and they look at the robots file to see what pages they are supposed (6 comments)
Blogging, Libel, and FREE Speech - 02/09/09 08:21 PM
I like to think of myself as a truly red-blooded American and hold close to my heart all of the freedoms we get to enjoy in our FREE country. My favorite freedom would have to be free speech. In other countries people can be put to death for things they say. This is really hard to imagine. I'd like to think that if I had a bad opinion of someone or their business, I should be able to share MY OPINION and let those listening form their own opinions. Today I saw a poll on a local news website that asks "Should bloggers be (7 comments)
Wordpress and Real Estate - 02/07/09 01:27 AM
Given its ease of use and free availability, I am surprised more Crystal Coast area agents do not have Wordpress blogs. Don't get me wrong, I love my AR with its robust SEO and promotional features and awesome link juice, but Wordpress remains my favorite. I'm not talking about the joeschmoe.wordpress.org or whatever those blogs are type of wordpress implemention. Not that there's anything wrong with them, but I'm referring to hosting your own. I've done several of them on godaddy.com's Linux servers. These are usually so straightforward I could probably train my dog to install them. I've also done them on Windows boxes with (5 comments)
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