Ask An Ambassador- Why Do I Love ActiveRain?

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Ask An Ambassador- Why Do I Love ActiveRain?


ActiveRain allows new members to sign up as nonpaying members (Rainers) without a paid account but only getting limited services. That a good way that is to get your feet wet in the blogging world and to benefit from the knowledge that is shared each day by this terrific group of professionals. Some people stay in this status for years while others move to become Rainmakers so they can receive all the benefits of full membership. Either one is a great reason to love having choices and to be a part of the community.

 

  • I love making my posts Public so I can get the SEO advantage of blogging. The posts about my listings, neighborhoods and market trends show my expertise to other agents and to consumers. This builds my credibility.

 

  • This network has given me a voice and path to grow my business. The posts that are made public are ranked and last forever. These causes my phone to ring and brings in business about the niches and specialties I write about.

 

  • The relationships with the members develop over time and are invaluable. This is my go-to network for referrals and to collaborate with agents on difficult situations when expertise is needed. This is priceless.

  • There are fun posts. Some days you just need a bright spot and this is where
    I can come and find some inspiration, have a good laugh or read a good story.

  • The wealth of experience and knowledge is deep. If you are looking for new ideas to use in your marketing, how to do an open house or to negotiate an offer, ask and you will receive. There is almost nothing other members will not help you with.

  • This network allows me to share my knowledge and feel appreciated. That is a good feeling and members are quick to lavish on the praise.

  • Blogging helps work out some frustrations. There have been situations where I could write a post about a bad situation and before I published it, I felt better. It served as an emotional outlet, therapy of sorts and there was no need to publish so I just deleted it.

  • I have learned so much about other markets and areas. This helps me become a better agent in my area and hone my skills.

  • The friendships here are real and super fun especially when we can get together at meetups when traveling or get together with other members in our immediate areas. These relationships last. 

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  • For each 100,000 of points you earn your monthly fee drops. When you reach the half million (500,000 points) your membership is free going forward. I was able to do that in less than 3 years. Now members can do it in about a year if they really put their minds to it. You can even do it without a paid membership but you have lost the exposure of making your posts public in the meantime.

 

Ask An Ambassador- Why Do I Love ActiveRain?

 

These are good reasons to love ActiveRain. Have you found you fave fallen in love too?

 

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Rainmaker
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

My friend Tyler N. Tabor is getting his feet wet in the Rain and I think he is enjoying it.  This is a post that he might enjoy!

Feb 14, 2018 08:11 AM #7
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

I too started with a paid membership - worth every dime. You echo my sentiments for Loving Active Rain. Happy Valentine's Day, Debbie. 

Feb 14, 2018 10:02 AM #8
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George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Debbie good post for Valentine's Day.

Hope today is a special day for you.

Feb 14, 2018 10:42 AM #9
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS,CRB
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!

Love is in the rain!!  Happy Valentines Day!

Feb 14, 2018 02:34 PM #10
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Debbie and Happy Valentine's Day - So many reasons why I love this community not the least of which are the wonderful friendships made here. 

Feb 14, 2018 07:13 PM #11
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

From the minute I found it.  In the first days I was here I found an amazing agent who gave me some contract info for a higher up at Countrywide that helped save a deal.  I love everything about the rain, the people, the learning, the business it has and continues to generate.  Like you, I feel it's been a great path that has has/continues to grow my business.

Feb 14, 2018 07:16 PM #12
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535,044
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Apex, NC
Raleigh - Cary Triangle Real Estate 919-602-8489

Debbie, I love AR too for the same reasons. I have received referrals from AR. However, it is so much more than that. It's always a great place for inspiration, encouragement, and knowledge!

Feb 14, 2018 07:19 PM #13
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1,352,277
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
your real estate writer

I'm with you - I love it here. As a hermit, working from home, this is my social circle. Living where I do I may not ever meet any of my AR friends, but I treasure each and every one of you just the same.

Oh - and yes, I do think it's good for business!

Feb 14, 2018 07:30 PM #14
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

The perfect day for this perfect post, Debbie! And, you should really save this link for Q&A when we get the questions about membership - each reason is reason enough to go for the gold!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Feb 14, 2018 08:05 PM #15
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Debbie indeed this is a good reason to love AR, now with that said I just wanted to stop in and wish you a Happy Valentines Day, Endre

Feb 14, 2018 10:48 PM #16
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2,643,800
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
Keller Williams 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale

Relatiionships top our list ...all the best !

Feb 15, 2018 03:06 AM #17
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Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
The House Kat

Another wonderful post about the benefits of ActiveRain! Checking in with ActiveRain is one of my "must-dos" on a daily basis!

Feb 15, 2018 03:43 AM #18
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

Hi Debbie,
Yes, lots to love about The Rain.

Feb 15, 2018 05:28 AM #19
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Jeff Dowler
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

Hi Debbie

Well I missed this yesterday but what a wonderful overview about loving AR for Valentine's Day! There IS lots to love.

Jeff

Feb 15, 2018 07:27 AM #20
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Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513

I may be one of the longest running paid memberships ever! I quit blogging a few times so my points weren't adding up. I expect I'll finally reach the free status by the end of this year, and honestly I've been here since 2007 or 2008!

I LOVE my friends and acquaintances at AR and the exposure I get from my blog. Yourself included. :)

Feb 15, 2018 12:43 PM #21
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1,927,005
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

I'm so lucky to have been here long enough to be grandfathered in from when it used to be completely free. 

Such a wonderful community to be part of...both for business and personal reasons!

Feb 15, 2018 02:02 PM #22
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2,225,251
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

If Debbie loves....it must be loveable....

Feb 15, 2018 03:14 PM #23
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Rebecca Gaujot
Perry Wellington Realty, Adam Conrad, Broker - Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Debbie, a perfect post for Valentine's Day. I do love the Rain and ALL it provides...and you gave all the reasons.

Feb 15, 2018 05:24 PM #24
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John Wiley
Jones & Co. Realty - Fort Myers, FL
Lee County, FL Real Estate GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA

I hear all the reasons you give. I find such value from those who so willingly share the wealth of knowledge from experience.

I have also connected with some of these wonderful people and that is a bonus.

Feb 15, 2018 06:13 PM #25
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856,628
Jan Green
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

Great post as always Debbie!  Sometimes I stray, but I always come back to my friends in the rain.  Love reading posts and catching up with everyone.  It's a great way to also be relevant in your own market.  Read other marketing reports and compare to your own market - some are very similar!

Feb 16, 2018 08:24 AM #26
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