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
Watch short tutorials on updating your photo, inserting a hyperlink and much more
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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
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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
Sitting here in my third Rain Camp, I'm still picking up lots of tips and tidbits for my marketing and my business, and I wanted to share this list of Ben and Brad's top tools and websites with those not fortunate enough not to be here.
If you're wondering why I have attended so many Rain Camps in the past few months, check out the list below just to see a small amount of what I have learned. If you haven't been to a Rain Camp, I strongly recommend attending. You will walk away with lots of new ideas.
www.wordle.net - Shows which word is entered the most in a blog post or anything else as the largest word in a piece of word art.
www.photosynth.com - This site takes images it find on the webs and relates the photos to each other. It can also be used to create free virtual tours of a property.
www.wiggio.com - A collaboration software that lets you work in groups, share files, share calendar, and more, all with a secure login.
www.igetsales.net - A database management tool that allows every contact to have a next contact or task set up for it. $19.95/mo.
www.Xobni.com - Inbox backwards - add to Outlook - takes email addresses, and finds photos, finds FaceBook profiles, Linked In account, Twitter, etc. Allows you to learn more about your leads and clients. Use it to send leads messages on FaceBook or Twitter.
www.BIT.ly or www.su.pr - Allows you to post shorter URLs in Twitter and other places. Then when you send emails or post on Twitter, it will tell you how many people clicked on it, from which source, when it was opened and where they were when they opened it.
www.Mailchimp.com - Allows you to segment your database and to see how many emails were opened, forwarded, not delivered, what time opened.
www.awayfind.com - Sends person who sent you an email a responding email that says, "If this is urgent, and only if it's urgent, please click here. Otherwise, I check email at these times."
www.slideshare.net - Upload and share your power point presentations, listing presentations, word docs and pdf - share publicly or privately. You can even add audio to make a webinar.
www.99designs.com - This allows you to have a group of designers design a website or marketing piece or business cards, and you choose the amount that you'll pay. Then you choose the winner and pay only the winner.
www.google.com/voice - This is a number you own. It's free. You can set up the number to call your cell phone, home phone, office phone and buyers' agents all at once.
This is just a small piece of what we've been learning here today.
Contact me at email@example.com or 714-319-9751 to learn about her system which will make your buying and selling experience easier.
Disclaimer: All information in this blog is deemed reliable but is subject to change at any time and is not guaranteed to be accurate nor are there any warantees either express or implied. This blog is not intended to offer any legal, tax or other advice.
Karen McCall - Real Estate Blog
Karen answers frequently asked questions and takes you on an adventure in real estate. A licensed NC Real Estate Broker, Karen answers questions: What's an unbranded virtual tour? Why do I need to prequalify? In addition, Karen blogs about specific areas in Rutherford County and sometimes just blogs.
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.