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
Blogging Systems has been developing community blogging platforms for a while now, trying to help different people nurture a sense of community and share common ideas. It seems our team is way ahead of the bell curve on the official 2007 findings of the University of Southern California’s Annenburg Digital Future Project.
Some great bullet points-
“Online communities are the future of our economic, political, and social lives.”
”Development and leadership of online communities is critical to the future success of a wide array of industries, including communications, marketing, political campaigning, advocacy, social networking, professional networking, intellectual property, entertainment law and management, nonprofit management, social support and illness support, and healthcare, to name just a few."
43% of online community members say that they feel “as strongly” about virtual community as real-world community.
20.3% of online community members say that they take action on behalf of online communities that they belong to.
64.9 % of online community members in a “social cause” indicate that they were unaware of the social cause before they began participating on the net. (meaning they were recruited through the net!)
Over half of online community members log in once a day and 70.4 % say they sometimes or always interact with other members while logged on.
Internet users report having met an average of 4.65 friends on line whom they have never met in person; they report they actually meet 1.6 online friends in person.
42.8% of Internet users say that going online has increased the number of people they regularly stay in contact with; this number has decreased slightly from the 46.6% who said the same thing in 2002.
So the question we further define as we design dynamic community portals is how to draw visitors into the user-centric experience that defines a relationship. It takes repeated motivational, intellectual, and emotional cues before a visitor feels they are part of a “community” either in the real world or online.
The essence of our online communities seems to be touching deeper and deeper. Over the next few years I suspect that we will see exceptional growth in all of the above areas, and we will also see that our geographic communities redefine themselves using informational connectivity rather than spatial connectivity.
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.