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There is a lot of talk on ActiveRain right now regarding the Trulia acquisition of Market Leader, which is the parent company of ActiveRain.  There are also a number of members of crying foul, believing the entire rationale for the Market Leader acquisition was to steal ActiveRain's content and G...
We wanted to be the first to share the news with you. Today, it was announced that Market Leader is being acquired by Trulia.   For anyone unaware, Market Leader is the parent company of ActiveRain and is the leading provider of Internet based customer relationship management & marketing software...
4 Shocking Graphs and 8 Steps to Revising Your Real Estate Marketing Strategy The real estate market is FINALLY improving and it is time to drastically change your real estate marketing strategy. We conducted a survey of 400 consumers who purchased or sold a home in 2004 AND in 2012.  Here are th...
ActiveRain continues to amaze me with the power of the community and Google juice of the blogging platform.   As someone who spends A LOT of time with real estate agents & real estate brokers, I dread when a relative or my parents ask for real estate advice or a referral for a real estate agent. ...
Have you ever visited ActiveRain Q&A?  ActiveRain has great SEO juice, particularly around "real estate questions." And you never know who you will meet on the ActiveRain Q&A.   Many use ActiveRain Q&A as a way to engage with local home buyers & sellers (generate leads).  It is also a grat networ...
We spend a lot of time here on ActiveRain talking about real estate & the economy, with good reason.  I wanted to highlight an interesting initiative from a friend of mine here in Seattle who is the founder of who believes that computer education can make a meaningful dent in America's e...
In early 2012, I wrote a blog post about LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman's new book The Start-Up of You.  To celebrate the one year anniversary of the book, Reid Hoffman has published a 190 slide presentation on SlideShare (acquired by LinkedIn) discussing the core lessons of his book.   See presen...
In the past I have written several blog posts about Jen Goodman Linn and Cycle for Survival.  Jen Goodman Linn and her husband David Linn were HBS classmates of mine.  Jen was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer when she was 34.  Dave wrote a powerful piece in the Huffington Post today called "H...
Yes, Virginia, there is a Community Manager Appreciation Day!  The 4th Monday of January each year is officially Community Manager Appreciation Day.  This is the day when online communities show appreciation for their community managers by sending them sincere notes and tweets using the hashtags...
ActiveRain has early access to the FaceBook Graph Search.  Here is what FaceBook Graph Search means for your real estate business and 3 things you should be doing today to take advantage of the roll-out. Given the amount of social media engagement here at ActiveRain, the team here at ActiveRain w...

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