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
During the past year many of us have taken part in some or all of the 30 day Challenges...
Participating in the challenges keeps us on track and helps to create consistency in our blogging.
To spice it up a bit we have put together a bit of a different challenge for September....
We all know SEO is important and Vital to our Real Estate Business...
One of the easier ways to become more recognized in your community is to do Localism Blogs!
For the 30 Days in September the Challenge is to do a Blog every single day....But the real Challenge will be that at least 20 days your blog posts be Hyper Local Blogs.
The topics can most likely be some thing you already blog about.
You can choose how you want to structure your blogs....
What about Blogging about a listing you have.
Maybe you will highlight different subdivisions or communities
Or create a Things to Do blogs for your area....
It can even include Market Stats for your area.
We can get real creative and interview and write a blog about local business in the area....long time businesses or new businesses.
We realize this may stretch for some who don't typically write Localism types of blogs....but you will be rewarded.
For posting a Hyper Local/Localism post about your area 20 of the 30 days and posting a blog every single day you will receive 3000 bonus points.
You must post every single day to be eligible.
We ask that you don't cheat and create a "generic" post and point it to your area....such as "keeping rain gutters clean in Small Town USA" or "Clearing the Clutter in your home in such and such USA.....this must be original content that really tells the consumers about your area. True Localism Posts!
Photos are encouraged as well as Video....
It isn't only for the bonus points...it is to help all of us get into the habit of posting SEO Rich Content about the areas we serve....Lets have fun with this Challenge.
I will create a group in order to keep track of our posts....
but at the end of the challenge you will need to send our
Author Bio:Fred Carver started in Real Estate December 1971.Experienced in both Commercial and Residential Sales and Marketing Including the Internet with Web sites and several Blog sites.Area Specialist in Condo and Single family home sales in and around the South Side of Victoria, BC
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.