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.
ARU Calendar provides class types and registration links
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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
Pay for a Blog? - 04/09/08 06:12 PM
We had a gentleman come onto Real Estate Blogsites and share his opinion about why no one should ever pay for a blog, via his comments )-: We certainly don't ever begrudge anyone for their opinion and we're certainly bias; however, there's often more going on than meets the eye. For the record, we're a provider of blog technology hosting, education, content and highly accountable service to real Estate Professionals all over North America, so I guess we should air our view? Obviously, we're here and we readily acknowledge the great value that Active Rain offers for free, but we're steadfast in that there are also genuine reasons for having an (2 comments)
Real Estate Blogs are local Media! - 04/05/08 01:12 PM
Dictionary.com says ‘media is the means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, and magazines, that reach or influence people.' Let's add a Real Estate Blog to that mix; because they can easily reach and influence people! Virtually all home buyers & sellers search and, thereby, they research or even interview their future Realtor prior to contacting them. If, rather than constantly hunting for new clients, a Realtor can simply make their practical knowledge of a specific subject [i.e. Santa Clarita CA Real Estate & Community] available to those already hunting for it online than there is a very large & efficient advertorial local real estate media opportunity with a Business (2 comments)
YouTube should be in your marketing mix! - 04/04/08 06:39 PM
Top 10 Reasons to add YouTube to your marketing mix: 1. To date, there is very little competition for your YouTube indexed content! For instance, Google has 3,310,000 indexed pages competing for the search - san diego real estate , whereas YouTube has 331 indexed videos competing for the same search - san diego real estate 2. YouTube is the 4th most popular site for total traffic online 3. In this chart Hitwise combined ... read on here Chris Frerecks Kinetic Knowledge / Real Estate Blogsites (2 comments)
Who owns my Blog? - 04/01/08 11:28 PM
There seems to be much ado about blog ownership these days. Do I own my blog platform infrastructure? Do I own the content on my blog? Do I own the search engine indexing I generate with my blog? What does it mean to have a hosted blog or a free blog versus a custom blog that lives on my own server? Is it in your best interest to own your blog platform infrastructure? Read on....Chris Frerecks Kinetic Knowledge / Real Estate Blogsites (9 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.