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
“The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer
so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.”
Peter F. Drucker, management consultant and writer
As I see it . . . . . . .
6.5 keys effective marketing
The 6.5 keys of effective marketing are to seamlessly match your product and or services to the needs of your target audience.
Untold time and dollars are wasted every year on marketing that misses the mark. The business professional becomes frustrated with the lack of response from the marketing and it hit or miss if our target audience ever sees or relates to the marketing.
The 6.5 keys to effective marketing are:
1.Know who your target audience is: You can only reach your target audience when you know who they are. The clearer that you can define your audience the more powerful your marketing becomes in reaching the audience.
2.Know what motivates your target audience: The motivation of you audience is a key element in their decision making.
3.Is it the quality of the service, the quality of the product? Is it our innervations? Is it being the low cost provider? The scarcity of the product? Your company or you reputation or both? Is it the value of the service or the product?
4.Understand your target audience’s needs: What does the audience need? Is the location, ego, larger, smaller, cutting edge, someone to listen, someone to hand their hand, someone to guide them through the process?
5.Match your product and services to match your target audience: By understanding your target audience you can adjust your marketing, product and service to match you audience needs.
6.Know where and how to effective commutate with your target audience: What would be the most effective way to reach your audience, word of mouth, introductions and referrals, print media, select mailing, specialty magazines?
6.5Know what the goal of your marketing is: What will you marketing
accomplish, what will the marketing cost, what would be the return of
your marketing dollars?
Effective marketing will create a positive image of your service and or product in the eyes of your target audience.
The 6.5 keys of effective marketing will target the most likely consumers for services and or product in a favorable light.
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.