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.
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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.
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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
THE AGE OF PRINT ADS DOMINATING THE REAL ESTATE MARKETPLACE IS WANING Print advertising has gone cloudy and stale, as has blind advertising. Beyond that statistically proven objective evidence, I truly believe subjectively that the happiest and most successful agents are actively involved in their community. Referrals come when people know you are the kind of person who genuinely cares about other people's needs--and that you are the kind of person who they can rely on for consistent performance and quality service. Attending brokers opens might not get you the next sale, but it is a great way to getting to know (5 comments)
marketing: Following through with LINKED-IN - 11/18/07 01:21 PM
Are you LINKED-IN? Last night I made another terrific connection through Active Rain and was able to introduce my connection to my husband (who is in the exotic car business) through www.linkedin.com/in/JackHDavis . A small world made even smaller by the advances in Internet technology, I found that the gentleman's wife had also worked in the auto business (which I had, too--she, Lexus, me, BMW). Synchronized, the connection we were able to discover were fun and amazing. For instance, after long, separate careers my new friends married, and as a couple now they work together in the Mortgage business. Like them, my husband and I (18 comments)
Blogging is not for everyone -- but is is something everyone in business ought to be doing. Whether you elect to write more casual and personal posts, to share stories, or to review new business ideas and share your expertise with your industry, blogging -- like good old fashioned editorials and journaling -- gives your target audience a chance to get to know you. Here on Active Rain you'll find posts written by a former Realtor raised providing real estate marketing services to pros in the industry. What post style appeals to you? Feel free to use the examples provided as springboards to help give an inspirational lift to your next blog post or two.
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.