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
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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.
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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
It's not just a Beatles' song. It's not just a desperate refrain. It's not something shouted in anger, although extreme frustration may make us blurt it out. Just what is this four-letter word, and why is it so strong? Consider the following quote by an unknown author:
A little boy was having difficulty lifting a heavy stone. His father came along just then.
Noting the boy's failure, he asked, "Are you using all your strength?"
"Yes, I am," the little boy said impatiently.
"No, you are not," the father answered. "I am right here just waiting, and you haven't asked me to help you."
Do you often struggle on alone, convinced that whatever you're trying to accomplish somehow "won't count" if you ask for help? Where is that written - and accounted for?
Do you feel the need to reinvent the wheel, when wheels of so many astonishingly different and creative styles are available if you just ask for help? What if we re-used an existing wheel? Or adapted one to our own taste?
Do you feel great helping others, but hesitate - or hate - to ask for help yourself? Would it be easier to ask if you knew you were giving others the gift of feeling great because they're able to help you?
Help is one of the strongest four-letter words in the English language. Strong enough for the heavy lifting sometimes required on both sides of the equation - from the requester as well as the giver.
Asking for help can require great courage: to overcome a feeling of inadequacy, or bad connotations from childhood authority figures, or recent bad experiences with those for whom help is a dirty word.
Giving help can also require great courage: to give wholeheartedly with no expectation of return, or when the giving stretches us to our limits, or when trying to give only what the requester asks and not what we think he or she should want.
Help - both the giving and the receiving - is such a strong four-letter word because the very act requires us to grow, to learn, to be bigger and better than we were before. Help is an essential human trait.
Who have you asked for help lately? Who have you helped lately? Be strong - spread the word!
Just How Strong is this Four-Letter Word?
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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.