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
My good friend (and inspirational leader) Rene' Fabre noted in part two ~
Most 'jumping on the band wagon' recently are doing so as a reaction to "everyone else is doing it." I remind them SM (social media) is not a "thing", nor is it a shortcut. The online life is a landscape riddled with rabbit holes. Having a plan (with structure and goals) is paramount." Amen Rene'.
Here we commence my rap on strategy and goals. It is not wise to jump into social media and Internet presence willy nilly. Doing something is better than doing nothing but you'll get better results if you have a plan. You will find yourself rising to the top and standing out in no time...
STRATEGY / GOALS
SWOT, 10 Strategy Questions, Action Plan
If you want to get results you need to put some thought into what results you want to achieve.
This is a good starting point if you’re drawing a blank on what your goals should be.Sometimes outlining where your strengths are and what needs some developing will be the answer to what your goals and objectives should be.
Click here for a SWOT Template - You can use this for overall goals but the intention today is to create a specific page for your business plan in relation to your Internet presence.
Next - Get out a fresh legal pad and ask yourself these
10 strategy questions:
Who is my audience?
Where is my audience—geographically and on the web?
What information is my audience most interested in and how can I provide it in an engaging way?
What is my competition doing and how can I stand out?
What can I do to create conversation – conversations are markets!
What type of personality or culture do I want to portray?
How does my social networking tie into the rest of my plan?
How can my personal passions / interests / hobbies become a business builder?
Where will I be professional and where will I focus on relationship building in a more casual way?
What is the end result I want to achieve?Future vision – say it out loud… “I am the number one producing real estate agent in my market today because I focus on ______________ and __________________ and _______________.
What are your Internet marketing goals?Add a page to your business plan, create a stand alone action plan, or keep it simple with a list of specific / weighted goals. Here are some suggestions but make this list yours...
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.