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
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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.
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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!
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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
Author of the origional, St. Paul Real Estate Blog, started in November of 2005. Teresa is recognized as a top real estate blogger. She now generates most of her personal real estate business as a result of her blogging efforts. She has a loyal following on a variety of blog sites. Her internet marketing classes taught in cooperation with Keller Williams are hugely popular with St Paul real estate agents from all brands.
Fairly new to the real estate space, Joel has quickly secured his position as a progressive thinking real estate marketing expert through his widely read blog, FutureOfRealEstateMarketing. He recently joined Oregon’s largest independantly owned real estate company, where he oversee much of their traditional offline and online marketing efforts.
Raised in a "real estate family', Jim has been a emarketing consultant to real estate agents since 2000. During this time he has helped over 1,000 Realtors develop their online presense. He is best known in his role as the Author of the Real Estate Tomato blog.
Ardell was first widely recognized for her blogging efforts through the Seattle real estate blog, RainCityGuide. She is now one of just a handful of real estate sales agents who derive a majority of their business through blogging. She started her career in real estate in 1990 and has been licensed to sell in five states.
"We are the Founders of Sellsius Real Estate, an enhanced real estate classifieds community aimed at helping promote real estate professionals and their business. Our backgrounds are in real estate brokerage and law. We run a little blog party which some people seem to like. We try to inform and entertain. Some may want to label us blogging experts, but we're not---we're just like you. We have been fortunate to be recognized by our peers and that's enough for us."
Pat is a regular speaker and commentator on real estate industry and technology issues and is considered a Transparency Advocate. Since graduating from Cal Berkeley (Geophysics) and Columbia University (MBA), he's been involved in four competitive industries - films, investment banking, internet technology and real estate. I live with my nuclear family in the best American city after New York, San Francisco.
As Director of Interactive Marketing at Move, the company behind such real estate websites as REALTOR.com and Move.com, Dustin works to both build tools and drive implementation of tools that better enable community to be built up around real estate topics.
Frances is Managing Editor of RealTown.com. Fran has been a REALTOR for 22 years; she has been blogging since January 2005 and presently publishes 10 blogs, including The REALTYgram Blogger. Prior to becoming a REALTOR she was a magazine editor in New York City and worked at several publications including The Ladies’ Home Journal, where she was Production Editor. She is a member of the National Assn. of Real Estate Editors and the National Assn. of REALTORS and a founding member of the Web Women Giving Cicle.
Jeff Turner is the President and Founder of RealEstateShows.com. Over the past twenty years, he has been both a successful entrepreneur and a senior executive in a large corporation. He lead his last entrepreneurial effort, J.J. Grace, Inc., to the Inc. 500 fastest growing companies list. Jeff earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Grace College (Indiana) and a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from Ball State University (Indiana). Jeff is married to Racquel (Rocky) and they have six children. (That is not a typo.)
At a mere 28 years of age, Jonathan has distinguished himself as a new media entrepreneur. An industry veteran with over 10 years of real estate sales and management experience, he was an early pioneer in the online real estate arena, founding WhyNotOwn Real Estate, one of the first internet brokerages. After selling the business in early 2004, he simultaneously founded Brio Realty and cofounded ActiveRain. Jonathan is married to Serenela (Sara), his high school sweetheart.
Drew works on a wide range of projects and recently celebrated his year anniversary at the company. Among them were creating Zillow's neighborhood search database and organizing the Carnival of Real Estate. In addition to being part of Zillow's blog team, he actively writes about business and technology on his personal blog.
Paul has been a business blog consultant for the past three years and is widely known and respected in that field. He understands at a granular level how blogs can be used as a tool for marketing communications and has worked with a number of clients assisting them in deploying a blog marketing strategy. Paul also coauthored the real estate blogging book phenomenon Realty Blogging.
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.