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
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Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
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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
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Ask a Real Estate Question
Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
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Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
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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
Since December 8th, I have had a very tough time blogging and I even really stopped using Twitter and Facebook. But, what that really did is lowered my readership and even lost me a few local Twitter followers. As many of you know, I’m not all about getting the most followers, but getting the most local followers. The only way to do that is to write about local events, family, hiking, restaurants and other local happenings. Getting followers from around the country, unless they are planning to move to Beaverton, isn’t going to do much for my business. (Or (24 comments)
Is just blogging to get business enough anymore to survive this market? In my opinion, no! I blog … a lot and I get a lot of business from it, especially in the form of referrals both received and sent. But, is it really enough anymore if I want to survive until the market recovers and sellers are happy to sell again and the foreclosure or short sales are the exception to the rule rather than the norm? Over the past couple weeks I’ve noticed since I’ve stopped posting to Twitter and Facebook my links to my blog articles, (15 comments)
I see so many people with 17,000 followers. That is great if they are actually saying something that is worth listening to, but what I see is users with 17,000 followers and they have put up 7 tweets since they started their account.
You can’t say that those 7 tweets were so great that everyone wanted to follow them. No, it is because they followed everyone and their brother and those people followed them back. I have only about 450 subscribers to my twitter account and over a 1,000 posts to it. Do I want more subscribers? (14 comments)
Todd Clark (Broker) (503)524-9494 (Beaverton, Oregon Real Estate Expert)
Helping Families Home is a blog set up to help families find that perfect home for them. I have a family and I understand how hard it can be to find a home that everyone is happy with. Let me help you find that home and help your family home.
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.