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By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Digital Content Marketing: 5 Ways to Build Your BrandMarketing your business online can be confusing and stressful.  It can also lead to some very lucrative leads.  Being a small fish in a big pond is no longer the big challenge it once was.  It does, though, take more than creating ads and email...
You don't have to be a Plains Indian living in the 19th century to be able to sleep in a tipi.  Just make a reservation to stay at one of the two tipis available at an Oregon State Park in central Oregon. Clyde Holliday State Recreation SiteThe Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site is along US Hig...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
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Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams  Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always op...

By Inspiration With April, ...grateful...thankful...blessed...
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LOOKING BACK LEADS TO DRAWING BACK AND DRAWING BACK IS TO PERDITIONLUKE 9:62 Jesus replied, "No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God."JAMIESON-FAUSSET-BROWN BIBLE COMMENTARY so will they come short of salvation with a distracted attention, a divi...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 The Baltimore Convention Center is home to the annual juried show now in its 42nd year. I have attended since the beginning.This year was no different. I spent the better part of  today feasting on eye candy, talking to artists, touching and feeling wonderful hand crafted items made from wood, c...

By Judi K Barrett, BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 2
Sub-Division - Housing Additions - Plats - Estates  Have you ever wondered how subdivisions in Idabel got their names? Usually the first part of the subdivision name is someone's last name and the second part is either the word Subdivision, Addition, or Estates. You can probably guess at why a su...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 5
There are some marketing avenues that may make us feel good.And some are not.Some people are afraid of Social Media Marketing.Question asked in this re-post from Dan and Amy Schuman -Is Social Media Killing Confidentiality? One of a real estate agent's main fiduciary duties to a client is confide...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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   Part 1About ten years ago I left the big box company to start a REALTOR® auction company. At the time I was using the term "accelerated marketing" wanting to help guide auction sellers before, during and after.  In that short year, I knew it was not for me but it was a fun intense year and I l...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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Everyday brings a series of choices.  You can choose to stay in bed.  You can choose to try something new.  You can choose to do the same thing you always do.  You can choose to learn something.  You can choose to ignore something.  You can choose to be engaged.  You can choose to disengage.  You...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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An Olympic Mindset For Business - Going for the Flow   Olympians who perform in the Zone are more likely to win the gold. As my very athletic son, Sean, told me years ago, “When I ski and get in the “zone,” time and thoughts disappear. It’s effortless and pure bliss.” Most of us have had those mo...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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Have you ever come across a situation like this?Interesting story and a nice re-post from Praful Thakkar.Who is The Buyer's Agent? That Really Awkward moment! Who is the buyer's agent? That Really Awkward Moment! As I am about the leave for my appointment on a busy Sunday after concluding my open...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(PK Real Estate Utah South)
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To My Friends at ActiveRain...    Journeying through the years posting, listening, teaching, laughing, crying and learning here in the Rain, it is also important to give thanks to those who have made it such an amazing gathering place for industry professionals. So, THANK YOU ALL for being here, ...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I have been following the Olympics pretty carefully. I particularly like the skating and watched the women last night. The two Russians were amazing, and the Canadian and the gal from Japan were moving. I am disappointed though. The Americans choked and the rest of the skaters were excited or opt...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
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Off and on, since last autumn, I have been on a mission to relocate a population of masked invaders, who seem to believe they have property rights to my backyard.  I have a small fish pond which acts as their private Sushi bar, while they cavort in the water, as if they believe it to be the Jacuz...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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  Yep! I have finished all three of the February contests.You might ask: Why?   For me it is to support the members who put so much time, energy and effort into these contests.   For contest sponsors...it's certainly not for the money.They are giving back to this community encouraging others to p...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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One of things I love about Facebook is the "2 years ago, 3 years ago, etc." postings that show up on your page throughout the week. This one showed up on my page this morning from 2013. Enjoy! OK, ladies, you probably know this, but there are certain things men were not designed to do.  Decades a...

By Judi K Barrett, BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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1322 SE Quincy IDABEL OK Home for Sale Integrity Real Estate Service Integrity Real Estate Services has just listed this well appointed Home in Harris Acres Addition in Idabel , located at 1322 S E Quincy (map). This home is appealing on every level.  Check out these Features:  Living room has re...

By Judi K Barrett, BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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My Granddaughter, Chassy L Eastep, New Licensee Oklahoma Real Estate.   Congratulations Chassy! Or should I call you Agent Chassy now?   I am so proud of Chassy.  Chassy came on board with our office as office manager three years ago.   Before that, she had worked at the local abstract office.  S...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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There have been a lot of severe swings in temperatures where I live in western New England. I am amazed at how the animals survive when the freeze is on. This week it was in the 70's and then it snowed the next day. When the weather warms a bit, I see the creatures out looking for treats. Here ar...

By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek Team)
Comments 135
      It's February and Love is in the air!  This contest is all about a transaction that you loved to handle because it made you feel so good. This contest is not limited to Realtors...Home Stagers, Mortgage Professionals, Contractors; all AR members are encouraged to join in. Here are some prom...