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
Sign up for the Daily Drop so you don't miss out on AR's daily happenings
Find answers to most FAQ's
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!
Get your content in front of more eyes
Search by location or type
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
Is there an Inner Circle of Active Rain....oh, well I suppose there is. But it's not exclusive in any way. There is no "Freshmen Rush," no interview process, no hazing (ok...some hazing).
But anyone and everyone are welcome! And easy to get in! You need to be noticed by more and more people and you need to impress upon them that you are interesting. So...if you aren't interesting, well, this might not be the right place for you :).
I'll let you in on a little secret......Active Rain is a very fun place to hang out. We learn a lot and have a good time doing it.
So back to the point...how does a Newbie break in?
The first thing you need to do is write good blog posts. All the publicity in the world is not going to create interest if you don't write anything people want to read. It can be directed to the profession, or a local interest piece, great photography, or a personal story....but make it interesting.
Then get some readers...my suggestion is read post by AR members that appeal to you! That have similar views and who's personality seem to match yours. Subscribe to their blogs and comment. Comment consistently and make fun comments too. Be consistent with these bloggers and interact with them....they will want to interact back.
It's a relationship!!!
It's not a clique.....it's an open forum of fun people. They want to help and encourage and interact. Don't rely on the blog roll to get you noticed. Join some groups, read some blogs, comment and you will be in the "Circle" in no time.
Dre no. 01494165 Broker/Associate
HÔM SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
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