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.
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Each time you write a post you can syndicate your post to 5 groups.
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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
Make Your Site Multi-Lingual Instantly - 06/28/12 10:01 AM
Lower housing prices translate to more bang for your buck. The American "buck", however, has taken quite a beating over the last several years. Many real estate professionals are now experiencing an influx of foreign buyers into the US real estate market. Their euro, dinar, yen, krona, etc. stretches further over here. Investing in a holiday home in the US has become very attractive to buyers in other countries. Is your real estate website ready to handle this? With the Website Translator widget, you can make your site multi-lingual instantly. Google Translate allows you to type any word, phrase or sentence into a box (2 comments)
Build a Personal Rapport Through Email - 06/22/12 11:38 AM
In today's real estate marketing game, personal connections are king. People are very social creatures. That's why places like Facebook and Twitter are so popular. Real estate clients want to connect on a personal level with the agent they will be working with. Email marketing is a key component to any promotional campaign. Now, you can build a personal rapport through email and connect with people you've never even met before on a richer, deeper level with this really cool program I found called Rapportive. Rapportive syncs your Gmail account with your contacts' social media accounts. While you are composing your email to a (6 comments)
Choosing Effective Keywords - 06/14/12 01:27 PM
The key to creating an interest in your online real estate business is to get your blog posts and website ranking high on search engines. Focusing on a couple of keywords or phrases when creating new posts or writing content on your real estate site is important. But how do you know which words will work best for you? I've found a few amazing tools that will help you choose effective keywords to help you start gaining that valuable Google juice: Google AdWords - You can find what your potential real estate clients are searching for by visiting this site. Simply plug in (10 comments)
LinkedIn Security Breach - Were You Hacked? - 06/08/12 09:52 AM
There was a buzz going around recently that LinkedIn security had been breached when a Russian hacker claimed to have stolen almost 6.5 million passwords. To prove his feat, he posted just the passwords (no usernames) online. On Wednesday, LinkedIn confirmed that some of their users' accounts were indeed compromised when the passwords posted matched LinkedIn accounts. How do you know if you were one of the 6.5 million accounts hacked? LinkedIn has temporarily taken down access to any accounts that have passwords on the compromised list. When you try to log in to your account, you will find that your password (4 comments)
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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.