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
More and more, 'dress for success' seems to be a term that's thrown by the wayside. Watching television shows like the recently popular Mad Men, I'm thrown through a loop while out and about, seeing shorter and shorter hemlines and graphic tee's on girls and guys. Are the days of class and debonaire gone? Or are we just in need of a refresher?
Impress the Masses: What does your boss typically wear? What do the clients you serve wear? If both parties are wearing a suit jacket, you might need to meet their level of attire and leave the jeans at home.
Hold Back a Bit: Anything revealing, frumpy, stained or "busy" with patterns and scripted type (think 'Affliction' tees) might be better left for your weekend wardrobe. Meetings are sometimes unexpected, and it's best to be prepared for surprise moments. And if it has a hint of vulgarity, don't even think about it…
When in doubt, Dress UP! I always tell friends that it's better to arrive over-dressed than underdressed. Making a good impression sometimes means looking like you have it all together! Creating your own style and consistency with dressing up is key, and will leave a great, lasting impression in the minds of clients, coworkers and higher-ups.
If you feel risky wearing something, it probably isn't a good idea. And remember that buying quality over quantity is key for creating a lasting, loved-throughout-the-year wardrobe for your life as an adult.
I write this, not as a How-To for those that are already in the business, but for those that are curious and to serve as a reminder for those newly initiated into the world of meetings, making first impressions and joining at Starbucks for more than just a cup of java.
Ashley Cox is a Realtor® with Dallas City Center Realtors and strives to provide excellent service and assistance to Buyers and Sellers in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. If you are in the market to buy or sell and need the assistance, guidance and support of a professional, call (972) 978-3109 today.
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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.