My One Million Year!

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My One Million Year!


This is it! 2014 is the One Million Year for me. Maybe not a million dollars, but definitely a million points. I can hardly believe I'm saying that out loud. 

I remember that I happened onto Active Rain in 2008 by accident. I knew I needed to get onto the Internet and there was a class being held about just that. The course description talked about some other sites :) and Active Rain. So in preparation, I decided to check it out.

Hooked right away!

Had I posted this yesterday (as I intended) I could say that it was my 5-year anniversary of my first Active Rain post. Wow....I had no idea what I was doing and even less idea of how much Active Rain was going to mean to me in the following 5 years. I had about 2000 points at that time; some for my profile and a few comments. 

Now....I'm a quarter the way to my next goal. 1,000,000!

It won't take me a year to get there, so I can confidentially state that this is my year. Maybe I'll make $1,000,000 too. With all that I've learned here, it's entirely possible!


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Tom White
Franklin Homes Realty LLC (615) 870-8169 or - Franklin, TN
Franklin Homes Realty--South of Nashville TN

Karen, that sounds great! And why not a million bucks??? Good Luck with both of them!

Jan 11, 2014 01:09 PM #1
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

Hi're worth every penny of one million reason you can't make it....

Jan 11, 2014 01:18 PM #2
Brenda Mullen
RE/MAX Access - Schertz, TX
Your San Antonio TX Real Estate Agent!!

Yay...may it be a One Million Year for both Points AND Finances for you!  We will be here when you cross that line popping confetti !!

Jan 11, 2014 02:03 PM #3
Women of Westchester Working Together
Women of Westchester Working Together - West Harrison, NY
Women helping Women get ahead

Oh yes, you will definitely get there this June at the latest, I think.  Wow to 5 yrs.  - Debbie

Jan 11, 2014 02:16 PM #4
Amanda and Jared Christiansen
Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843 - Fort Wayne, IN
Century 21 Bradley Realtors

That's awesome Karen!  I'll be hitting 1,000,000 points this year as well.  See you at the top baby!  

Jan 11, 2014 02:24 PM #5
Bruce Hicks
Best Homes Hawaii - Honolulu, HI
Your Lifetime Friend/Helper!

I can see it coming Karen, congratulations in ADVANCE!  That is a lot of blogging! PLUS a lot of time.

Jan 11, 2014 02:48 PM #6
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Karen- you will make that million this year... I know it!  Besides, 2014 is YOUR year!

Jan 11, 2014 02:51 PM #7
Karen Crowson
Alain Pinel Realtors, Pleasanton, CA - Livermore, CA
Livermore Wine Country Homes

Great goal Karen. Haven't seen your smiling face for a while since I've been absent from the space. But, getting back in the saddle. Good luck to you!

Jan 11, 2014 03:38 PM #8
Brad MacKenzie
Brad MacKenzie - Duxbury, MA
Turning Houses into Homes on the South Shore

I'd bet on you. The points are a gimme; the dollars are well within your potential.

Jan 11, 2014 03:52 PM #9
Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors - Austin, TX
Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale

Hi Karen,

There is no doubt in my mind that you will hit the 1,000,000 mark on 2014! Go girl!

Jan 11, 2014 03:55 PM #10
Tammie White
(615) 495-0752 or - Franklin, TN
Franklin Homes Realty, Franklin TN

Karen, I am almost there. Just a few more weeks and I'll be in millionaire heaven.

Jan 11, 2014 07:12 PM #11
Lenn Harley
Lenn Harley,, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate - Leesburg, VA
Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland

Looks to me like you're almost to 1,000,000 points now.

I like these little milestones.  Sure, they are "feel good" but who doesn't appreciate feeling good???


Jan 12, 2014 04:53 AM #12
Donna Foerster
Cherry Creek Properties, LLC - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Agent

Karen~ It would be incredibly awesome to do both! 1 Mil in points and commissions! Go get 'em!

Jan 12, 2014 03:31 PM #13
Ed Silva
RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Well here are a few points to help you get there

Jan 12, 2014 06:54 PM #14
John Meussner
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - Costa Mesa, CA
Making Mortgages Easy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852

What a huge milestone that will be.  I remember in 2010 when I signed on seeing you as a regular contributor - clearly you've been far more consistent than me!  Here's to a million points, and a million dollars.

Jan 13, 2014 09:42 AM #15
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner
Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - Mission Viejo, CA
Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

Tom: Why not both...great idea!

Barbara: you're so sweet

Brenda: I love confetti...maybe some champagne too?

Debbie: I know....really hard to believe it's been 5 years already

Jared: Thanks....we'll celebrate together

Bruce: It really is a lot of time, seemed like such a far way off when I started


Jan 13, 2014 10:52 AM #16
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner
Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - Mission Viejo, CA
Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

Kathy: It is MY year...feels good

Karen: I've been out of the saddle a bit too....still trying to get back into the groove. :)

Brad: Thanks..take that bet for me :)

Dorie: Thanks, almost there already..kind of a safe bet,  lol

Tammie: Isn't it amazing? That's a big number, right? 

Lenn: I LOVE to feel good...milestones are important to progress, as you well know sitting out there over 2 million. :)

Donna: I'm going for both

Ed: Thank you sir

John: Thanks....and you need to catch up!

Jan 13, 2014 10:56 AM #17
Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

Hello Karen,

I am a bit behind you in points, but I will also join the Million Points Club this year here in the Rain - so much fun!

Jan 18, 2014 12:49 PM #18
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

You are well on your way to joining the Million Pointers.  I hope you continue to dance and sing in the rain. 

Feb 22, 2014 03:07 PM #19
Gail Robinson
William Raveis Real Estate - Southport, CT
CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT

Karen - I started a year before you, but I'm behind you in points.  I know so many people say points don't mean anything, but hitting the million mark means you are a disciplined blogger.  Many agents start blogging, but very few do it consistently.

Mar 08, 2014 06:30 AM #20
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