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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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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
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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
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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
An unfortunate situation and now this client needs a good Realtor fast - 01/10/11 10:21 AM
I was trying to take in some Real Estate news as is my morning ritual and I run into this article about a man who came back from vacation to find a house that he just bough was demolished because the city inspector neglected to take the most appropriate action and stop the demolition. Andre Hall (The new home owner) buys a foreclosed home, takes a holiday vacation and comes back to find his home in a pile of rubble. It appears that the demolition company not only destroyed the wrong house, the city only saw fit to leave them a (27 comments)
I have taken several steps to avoid this negative perspective: Not going to worry about things that I don't have control over. Stop listening to negative political talk radio. Stay away from "doomsday" type people, especially Realtors. Listening to more music. Reading and watching alot less negative news. Focus on the things that are going well for me. Freely give (5 comments)
If asked where the "Gay" neighborhoods are, do yourself a favor and don't answer - 01/05/11 01:35 PM
Some of us subscribe to Trulia questions and sometimes we post answers, which is fine. There are a number of questions that if we answer them can get us into a lot of trouble. I have been asked questions like, can you tell me what neighborhoods don't have any minorities. After I get over my shock that a person who doesn't know me very well, would ask that question in a serious manner. I simply reply, there are a number of great neighborhoods in this city, I cannot speak to the specifics when it comes to demographics. Today I received a (4 comments)
Does Social Networking overwhelm you? Check out this Video on Hootsuite to boost your Real Estate Career. - 01/03/11 09:04 AM
Let's face it, the Social Networking craze is overwhelming at best and can be all consuming at times with little return. I found a "Free" website that will allow you to connect all of your Social Networking websites into one location in a very nice presentation that will not give you sensory overload. Below is a short video presentation of the product for your viewing pleasure. If it looks appealing to you then go to www.hootsuite.com and sign up for free. If you have any questions on the site, don't hesitate to ask me by e-mail or just leaving a comment. (7 comments)
A visual step by step in video format on how to add your Facebook Page Badge to your Active Rain profile. - 01/02/11 06:26 PM
Here is a step by step visual video on how to add your Facebook Page Badge to your Active Rain account. Any questions or comments would be greatly appreciated. There will be more instructional videos to follow. If you have any Technical requests that you think others in our community would benefit from, let me know in the comments section or through e-mail and I will do my best to create and answer them for you. Click on the Facebook link below and select "Like" on my page. I will be sure to do the same for you if you give (6 comments)
Promote yourself through video for Free or you could be featured on the News Like I was - 01/01/11 03:18 PM
I was recently featured on Realty Times by a professional broadcaster and it has done wonders for my business. Watch the embedded video and tell me what you think. Video promotion for your business is the wave of the future and is easier than you think. Steven Wright introduction Follow me on Facebook, click on the link and select like. Steven Wright RealtorPromote Your Page Too Your thoughts are appreciated, more information to follow on video production. (1 comments)
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