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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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
Having a real estate website with brilliant content is very important if you want to win traffic from Google and the other search engines, but so much more needs to be done to capture the attention of the visitors to your site. This is just another example of how building a state-of-the-art content marketing website will often reflect the lessons learned from brick and mortar businesses and our traditional marketing practices.
One thing you might start noticing (now that I mention it ) is that I include at least one graphic in every blog post on my blog site. I do this because I know that many people do not read all of the post, rather they “skim” and pull tidbits from the piece. I usually create and embed a picture in each post in order to deliver the theme of each post to the visitor in the form of an image. And this is very old-school.
Newspapers have used images and cartoons for years to deliver the core message to their readers. Magazine ads and television ads often can be understood without even reading or hearing a word, and of course sales people have used collateral material for years to help them convey an important message. This is just as true online with your progressive internet marketing as it was offline for the past million years or so.
I constantly prowl the internet for new ideas, better seo, and even popular design, and I am often amazed at how some great-content sites contain very little imagery. When I checked into my 100 or so “Favorited” sites, I found zero that were text based, and I suspect that most other people have similar tastes.
So gather the pictures that will help you reach your readers. If they know they can return on a regular basis and discover the answers that they seek, without having to read pure academic text, then you will be rewarded with a flow of traffic that continues to grow. And that is one of the goals of a content marketing plan.
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.