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
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Google wants topics more than keywords. When you get to the buyers page don’t over-optimize. Example: Tucson Buyers – then on that page you have Tucson First Time Buyers, Tucson Homes, Search Tucson Homes, Get a Tucson Mortgage, Tucson Buyer Agent etc. Check outhttp://cbsandpoint.com/buyer-tips_23.htmlThis is a simple buyers page at at the end it says topics rather than geo-targeted keyword links. Google already knows what the page is about when they go there as long as you have a good title and good content. They don’t want to be told any longer where to go and why – THEY ALREADY KNOW IT!
Keep your Back links Varied
We once knew it as always link your domain to your keyword or phrase – over and over – but now Google is looking for more natural ways and that includes naked links, contact us, click here (HA) and more. You want to use a variety of keywords, phrases, simple terms and other anchor texts as well and simple URL’s to link people and bots back to your site.
Load Time Matters
If your reader take longer than 4 seconds to load your page, you’ve already lost them and they’re off clicking somewhere else. Make sure images are small enough to load quick and widgets don’t bog down the page so much.
Watch your Blogroll – Link Roll
While WordPress and other sites allow a list of links, these are quickly diminishing in value. At the very least make sure you mix them up once in a while, switch them out or just simply put them into content once in a while. Google hates the long list of links or pages of link exchanges (and has for some time) – Try to keep the links per page under 100.
Leverage your IDX as user experience
People want more than a website; they want an experience. Keep your readers there by incorporating more information including your IDX into your pages. Keep it indexable or at least framable so readers can click throughout your page and site and STAY THERE. You want people to stay on the site as long as possible.
A page that stands alone gets banned
You can’t simply throw up content on your site anymore without any links, text links or relevant content. You must interlink them. One lonely page on your site can harm the entire site. Make sure every page is highly optimized and linked to each other. There’s no point in putting out content that’s just going to sit there. In this case, quantity doesn’t count. Think Wikipedia - Look at their pages - they are chalked full of links within the content leading from one related page to another. Why do you think they are #1 for just about every term?
Remember – Don’t EVER buy links, don’t leave a page alone without any internal linking or breadcrumbs, and don’t over-use your keywords. Google is very picky – and yes, we must oblige.
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Welcome to my ActiveRain real estate blog and profile. I'm a Realtor with Coldwell Banker United and specialize in NW Austin. Once a school teacher I still like the learning process. Only now I enjoy learning what dreams my clients have and what I can do to help them.
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