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.
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
Listen in on an SEO call with Robert Farrelly and Riel Roussopoulos - 10/19/07 01:41 PM
Robert and I spoke for about a half hour this morning about our philosophy regarding SEO and how we felt about various aspects of SEO such as Page Rank, Link Exchanges, Duplicate Content and other geeky web things you may or may not be interested in. Click to have a listen and see what you think, if you want to download it to your computer simply right click and "save as". SEO call with Rob and Riel We value your comments and feedback, please let us know what you thought and subscribe to our blogs and the ACTIVESEO group. (0 comments)
Using Google Maps to Increase your Search Value - 10/08/07 12:09 AM
Have a look at Google Maps and plug in your address. It will ask you if you'd like to save your map... do that. You can then use the Rich Text Editor to upload a graphic (like your logo) and make a description with a link back to your site. Click on the blue flag on the map below and you'll see what I mean. View Larger Map Also a part of google maps is the ability to save your business to the map. You'll notice if you grab the "KML" file that you can also open your link in google (17 comments)
Learn How Active Rain can help your search ranking on Google. - 10/07/07 06:00 PM
Are you wondering how this whole Blogging thing helps to get you found on Google? What's page rank and how does it help your site? Or Maybe you already get the concepts behind fresh content and why you want to blog, but you don't understand why you'd want to blog HERE? Why not on your own site? One does not replace the other, but it's good, as in all marketing to have multiple strategies for driving new business to you. Watch this video to understand the concepts behind Keyword Linking and Off Site optimization.
As always, if you'd like to (13 comments)
Does your advertising land you on the TV news? - 10/07/07 02:27 AM
The second time that we used this technique with our client, it caught the eye of the local news networks, this was just one of the stories that was done on our "Talking Signs". Does your advertising get you noticed like this? Try it for yourself, it really does stand out. SellFM.com - Real Estate Radio (10 comments)
More Traffic in Traffic Videos on my site, if you liked this one. Social Bookmark sites allow you to make a link on their site to your favorites. Linking to your own site will help search engine spiders find you and will help other people searching these link sites to find you as well. Delicious has since added "no follow" tags which devalue the links you make back to your site, however this (80 comments)
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