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
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
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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.
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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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
Listen to What Your Customers are Saying “Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, “Make me feel important.” Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.” Mary Kay Ash 1918 - 1976, American Businesswoman and Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics
As I see it. . . . . . . . Listen to what your customers are saying
Life is about making other people feel important . . . . and in making your customers comfortable being in (0 comments)
Know When to Pull and When to Push “A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that’s unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him pull rather than push.” Ludwig Wittgenstein 1919 -1990, Austrian – British philosopher
As I see it . . . . . . . Know when to pull and when to push
You have to know when you have to push yourself to take the next step . . . . to take on a new assignment, to get additional education (4 comments)
You Will be Known For What You Do “I always remember an epitaph in the cemetery at Tombstone Arizona. It says: Here lies Jack Williams ‘He gave his damnedest’. I think that’s the greatest epitaph a man can have.” Harry Truman 33rd President of the United States
As I see it . . . . . . . You will be known for what you do
People will know you and remember you . . . . by what we do.
They will judge you . . . . by successfully (6 comments)
Success is Achieved Through Your Service to Others “I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” Booker T. Washington 1856 – 1915, African-American Educator, Author, Orator,
As I see it . . . . . . . Success is achieved through your service to others
People want to be treated well and to see their expectations met.
In a shifting business environment sub-par customer service won’t get it done. When the customers’ expectations are not being met they will look for an alternative and (6 comments)
Our Real Value is in Our Service “The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.” Albert Einstein 1879 - 1955, Father of modern physics
As I see it . . . . . . .
Our real value is in our service
For those that make their commissions the number one priority in the business relationship will put their service on the back burner. They will earn very little repeat business and a few referrals. As a result their (5 comments)
Tame Your Emotions “When you develop your ability to balance your emotions, unexpected problem won’t knock you off balance as easily, and you’ll return more quickly to a positive outlook.” Peggy McColl, author
As I see it . . . . . . .
Tame your emotions
Have you ever been involved either in a personal or business relationship where the person could not control their emotions? They would completely blow up lose control of their emotions and treat everyone around them like dirt.
For Every Action There Is a Reaction "Every great decision creates ripples - like a huge boulder dropped into a lake. The ripples merge, rebound of the banks in unforeseeable ways. The heavier the decision, the larger the waves, the more uncertain the consequences." Benjamin Disraeli, British Prime Minister
As I see it. . . . . . . . For every action there is a reaction For every action that we take in our life there is a reaction. For example creating a strong business relationship with a customer can lead (4 comments)
Being Of Service and Helping Others "Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, what's in it for me?" Brian Tracy, personal and business trainer, author
As I see it. . . . . . . . Being of service and helping others We form the building blocks for our success by seeking out the opportunities to be of service and helping others. Successful people continually seek opportunities to help others achieve what they want. By helping others achieve more of what they want we will eventually (6 comments)
A Person Will Be Measured By Their Honesty "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom." Thomas Jefferson, Third U. S. President
As I see it. . . . . . . . A person will be measured by their honesty People will gravitate to an honest person and disassociate from those that they don't trust. In the business world the customer has many choices. They have a large selection of people to choose from and to do business with. Customers they will choose the person that best fits their needs. (10 comments)
Make a Lasting First Impression "Never forget with every new customer, you have only one chance . . . just one, to make a first impression. Plan it, make it all it can be; create a wonderful memory and you'll create a customer for life." Mac Anderson, founder of Simple Truth & Successories
As I see it. . . . . . . . Make a lasting first impression The first several seconds of meeting a customer for the first time becomes critical. Within those several seconds the customer will make a decision that (11 comments)
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