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Brian Hoots
Real Living Speckman Realty, Inc. - Bourbonnais, IL

Jon, I look forward to the acceptance of blog posts.  Great idea,  I assume there will be a waiting period for the human editor to "accept".  Have a great 4th weekend!

Jul 03, 2008 05:28 PM #44
Matt Moxhay
Prudential Fox & Roach - Moorestown, NJ
Moorestown Real Estate

Jonathan- I'm excited to see the new Localism and I really liked Broker Bryant's suggestions: think of this comment as more of a..."Yea, what he said." type of a comment.

Jul 03, 2008 11:11 PM #45
Missy Caulk
Missy Caulk TEAM - Ann Arbor, MI
Savvy Realtor - Ann Arbor Real Estate

Jon, I am thrilled, so many new things, right in the middle of MI busy real estate time of year, and the makeover2takeover contest !!

I'll catch up, but this is exciting, I listened to Bob's interview yesterday on the radio through Brad's post, being able to eventually post to our WP blogs, my poor little wp blog is being neglected and may eventually have to go away.

Happy 4th !!


Jul 04, 2008 12:40 AM #46
Alexander Harb
Knights Investing - Mesquite, TX
Dallas, Texas Real Estate Investing

I have been saving my market updates for this very fortuitous time.....

I am looking foward to what our Localism has turned into!!


Jul 04, 2008 03:32 AM #47
Tony Sena
Shelter Realty, Inc - Henderson, NV
Broker/Property Manager

I must say you guys really have your stuff together and what you have done with AR is simply amazing!


Jul 04, 2008 11:38 AM #48
Randy Prothero
eXp Realty - Mililani, HI
Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645

You guys are amazing!  This forum gets better and better.  I can't wait to see it.

Jul 04, 2008 07:09 PM #49
Leesa Finley
RED Properties - Wake Forest, NC
RED Properties - Raleigh NC Real Estate

Is it the 9th yet?  This has been much anticipated and I can't wait to see the new look and feel.  I can't wait to see all the new bells and whistles.

Jul 05, 2008 12:24 AM #50
Neal Bloom
eXp Realty - Weston, FL
Realtor CRS-Weston FL Real Estate

The front page looks interesting...can't wait to see what's in store.

Jul 05, 2008 12:55 AM #51
Trey Affolter
Keller Williams Realty - Tacoma, WA
Brings HOME Results!

Another tool, but this has caught my interest. The countdown is on. I'll be checking it all out on the 9th. I'm sure there will be lots of blogs on here.

Jul 05, 2008 04:57 AM #52
Rebecca Levinson, Real Estate Marketing and Online Advertising Consultant
Real Skillz-Clear Marketing for Your Real Estate Vision - Lake Geneva, WI

Good to see.  The success of course in this relies most heavily on member contribution and consumer perception:-)  I do hope both are high.

Jul 05, 2008 05:50 AM #53
Deb Brooks
Brooks Prime Properties Wichita Falls Texas - Wichita Falls, TX

Jonathan, we just can't wait! This has been a long time coming for you and I would like to say an early Congratulations! I think we will all benefit from this.

Later in the rain~Deb

Jul 05, 2008 08:50 AM #54
Steve Homer
The HBH Group (Keller Williams affiliate) - Round Rock, TX

Wednesday will be here quickly!  Thanks for all the hard work behind the scenes folks!

Jul 06, 2008 12:25 AM #55
Desiree Daniels
RE/MAX Tri County - Robbinsville, NJ

is it the 9th yet????  

Jul 06, 2008 04:15 AM #56
Tracy Santrock
Fonville Morisey/Santrock Realty Group, Inc. - Cary, NC
Raleigh - Cary Realtor/Broker In Charge

This should be interesting.  When you say chronological order does that mean from July 9th going forward or will select posts be accepted for the launch date?

will guidelines be sent out prior to the launch? Where do we go if we have questions other than a blog q&a?

Jul 06, 2008 06:36 AM #57
Cheryl Johnson
Highland Park, CA

I agree with Bryant.  Some posts belong on Localism only. 

For example, when I read some of my favorite members, I want to know their opinions about various issues in the industry.  I want to be able to skip local events and market reports. 

I'm probably in the minority, but the idea of "accepting" posts to Localism doesn't sound right to me.  If a member has gone to the effort of creating local content, they should be able to post that content to their Localism blog.

P.S. Good job, guys.

Jul 06, 2008 10:32 PM #58
Fred Chamberlin
Guild Mortgage Co - Oak Harbor WA - Oak Harbor, WA
Oak Harbor/Whidbeynulls, #1 Experienced FHA Mortgage Consultant

Looking forward to the change. Current version isn't quite working the way it should.

Jul 08, 2008 07:37 AM #59
Matt Heaton
Timu Corp - CEO, ActiveRain - Co-founder - Bothell, WA

No one has noticed yet, I'm amazed :)

Jul 08, 2008 01:50 PM #60
Lisa Heindel
Crescent City Living LLC - New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Real Estate Broker

Holy crap - it's up and running!!

Jul 08, 2008 01:55 PM #61
Matt Heaton
Timu Corp - CEO, ActiveRain - Co-founder - Bothell, WA

Well kinda, it's not officially up until tomorrow morning.  But we needed to bring it up to work out some issues (meaning it will go up and down a lot tonight) 

Jul 08, 2008 02:01 PM #62
Lisa Heindel
Crescent City Living LLC - New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Real Estate Broker

Love the look of it, but definitely have some questions....who do we direct regional issues to after you've worked out the initial bugs?

Jul 08, 2008 02:06 PM #63
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