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
Ring in the New Year by Cleaning out Your Tech Areas
There's something cathartic and wonderful about a new year. It's just one day on one side and one on another, but somehow it's a fresh start.
So why not give your tech storage areas a fresh start by freeing up storage space? Here are a few suggestions:
Phone - delete old names and numbers. If you can't remember them, you won't be calling them! Phone cameras - I had over 1600 photos and my iCloud storage was maxed out. I've heard this is a girl thing because guys delete pictures and girls don't. Apparently I'm all girl, because I keep all of them - until the purge. Over 500 photos deleted, thank you. I feel much 'lighter' :) Digital Camera - same thing applies here. If it's on the computer, does it really have to be in the camera? We all need to be backing up what's in the computer anyway. Email - How's your inbox? We just switched to a new email account, so hours were spent making new files and putting Buyers and Listings into folders to reduce the Folder numbers. Deleting many other older emails cleaned up the inbox as well. Documents on your computer - Putting all those loose documents in Folders will give your Documents file a true lift. Photos on your computer - once again, delete, delete, delete! This was another evening event when many photos and even some folders were deleted, and it felt great! Desktop - how does your desktop look? My Macbook was so cluttered with screen shots I could hardly see the beautiful background. Trashing most and saving the rest to iPhoto was such a great feeling.
How about you? How is your digital techy world? Organized or out of control? Take a few hours to reign it back in and enjoy the accomplishment of being in charge again in the New Year.
About the Author: Sharon Alters works with her husband, Frank, and team member, Ann Dunsford Curley. They are in the top 5% real estate agents for production in the Jacksonville Florida area, specializing in Military and Corporate Relocation in the Fleming Island, Orange Park, St. Johns, St. Augustine and Beaches areas. Their local knowledge can help Relocating Buyers find the perfect lifestyle, whether it is a Castle on the Ocean, or a Cottage in the Country.
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.