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I don't if others saw the news today, but ZipRealty announed the end of buyer rebates.  I wonder if Redfin will follow suit.  It has been an incredibly hard real estate market.  As both companies strive to increase revenue and reduce costs, it seems like the employee agent and the homebuyer rebat...
LISTEN UP RAINERS!!!!   (I rarely use all caps) Making friends and associates on ActiveRain is the single most important thing you can do to be successful on ActiveRain and in the real estate business.  One of the MAIN values of ActiveRain is professional networking and the ability to get profess...
This is a great article by one of ActiveRain's top members Russel Ray on the value of ActiveRain.  Some very impressive stats on the number of professional referrals Russel has received as well as the sheer amount of personal satisfaction Russel gets from ActiveRain. How I define my ActiveRain su...
I hope everyone had a fabulous week.  Some good tech news at ActiveRain: 1) Database Update:  On Monday June 20, 2011, we took ActiveRain down for a database upgrade.  I think it was one of the first times that ActiveRain actually proactively contacted our members and proactively brought the site...
About a month ago, I wrote a blog post on Indian Weddings at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL based on my recent trip to Chicago, IL for my wife's cousin's wedding.  We had a GREAT time, which prompted me to write this post on my favorite, yet seemingly odd, but cool traditions of an Indian wedding...
  Please re-blog this post on the ActiveRain Planned Maintenance on Monday June 20th from 9-11pm PST There were 7 re-blogs as of this afternoon.  Is re-blogging the new phone tree? How to Re-Blog: Go to the original post.  Click the Green Re-Blog Button.  Insert a short message.  Hit submit.  Awa...
Hi Everyone, Scheduled Maintenance: Monday June 20, 2011 at 9pm PST (midnight EST) may be the first time at ActiveRain when we are actually taking ActiveRain down (on purpose) to do some needed maintenance and work under the hood.  Karli has written a post on the planned maintenance and you can f...
Come to RainCamp Seattle on June 20th in Seattle, WA and hear the unique story of J&D's Foods who are the makers of BaconSalt, Baconnaise, BaconPop, and their newest products Malt Salt and Ketchup Salt.  Justin and Dave are marketing and social media geniuses.    Founder Dave Lefokow and Justin E...
We had four new members start at ActiveRain this week.  Nick, Robert and Sonja are new social media trainers and Chelsea joined our member services team.  Welcome to the family! UPDATE:  Here are links to Chelsea, Nick, Robert, and Sonja's blogs.  They were asking me how can they get more commen...
Hi Everyone, We have had a great week here at ActiveRain.  We had four new team members start here at ActiveRain (Chelsea, Nick, Robert, and Sonja) and we are currently at the Brave Horse Tavern celebrating a great week with the team.  The Brave Horse Tavern is a great new bar and restaurant open...

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