Guidelines for the Active Rain Newbies Group
- Introduce yourself.
- Ask your Active Rain newbie questions here.
- Read other newbie introduction blogs.
- Read instructional blogs from others that show you what to do in the Rain and how to do it.
- Post blogs that have instructional information for Active Rain.
- Do not post anything else in this group! It will be deleted from the group. (This includes meme's, listings, point & achievement stories, market reports, anything about banks, foreclosures, how to use technology and how to blog not pertaining to active rain.) More on topics included & deleted.
- If you are a newbie to Real Estate, join the Real Estate Rookie Group.
- If you are curious how posts are featured in this group read about it here.
Resources for the Active Rain Newbie
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- ActiveRain Community Resources - Updated 05/18/07
- Active Rain - Frequently Asked Questions
- Blogs Tagged "Active Rain Community Support"
Other Frequently Asked Questions & Discussed Topics (links not included in above articles)
- Beginning on Active Rain:
Active Rain Guide, Welcome Wagon - A newbie manual to Active Rain, Blogging on Active Rain, New to Active Rain? Face Your Fear and Get Started!, Active Rain Owner's Manual, Active Rain Members - Getting Started, You Just Joined ActiveRain - Now What?, Turning Your ActiveRaindrops into a Tidal Wave! (A Newbie Tutorial), Start Here, The Long & Winding Road of Blogging
- Active Rain Hidden Features:
Blogs tagged Active Rain Hidden Features
- Contests - Get involved in the community:
Active Rain Contests & Announcements Group
- Practice Blogging - Get Critiques at the Practice Group:
Blog Better, Practice Group Read Me First
- Benefits of Blogging:
Why Blog? Question Answered. Benefits of ActiveRain: Your Comments Wanted!, On Leaving Lurkdom - 10 Good Reasons
- Blogging Etiquette:
Rules for Blogging: The Core Rules of Netiquette
- Blogging Ideas:
What should I write next? The Ultimate Guide to Ideas for Your Next Blog
How to Upload a Photo to Your Profile, Active Rain Profile Page SECRETS, Unofficial Tech Support ~ Adding My Blog Log to your Active Rain Profile
- Blogging for Business Series:
Wellington Homes Blogs Tagged Blogging for Business
- Categories -
Should I post to Professionals, Consumers or Both?, Class in Session Post to Public Categories
- Comments -
A Newbie Tip For Commenting, Updated: How to Get Comments
- How To -
How do include YouTube in your posts , Inviting People to Join Active Rain, Podcasts on Active Rain - How To, How to Upload an Animated .GIF
- Featured Posts -
Getting Featured, The Short Version, You don't have to be a lit major to get featured, The Featured Post, The Moderator's Heart
- Points -
How I Got 12,000 ActiveRain Points in Less Than a Month" ...and You Can Too! and 25,000 points in 38 days, Dummies Guide to Boosting Your Points
- Stats - Difference between views and clicks read answer from Allison Werner on - Can anyone explain these stats?
- Groups -
AR Groups 101 - Etiquette and Creating, A New Newbie Tip: Want to Start a Group? Don't
- Miscellaneous -
Meme Tutorial and Alphabetical Listing of All Meme's on Active Rain, Itsnoteasytoreadyourpostsifyoudon't Give Them Some Air, How to drive local traffic to your blog, Top 5 secrets of successful blogs and how yours can be one of them, Is Active Rain Real Life?
- Adding Associates -
So You've added me as an associate...this is the least I can do., Redefine and Refine Your Associations, Editing Associates
- Tags -
Tags, Tags, Everywhere Tags, How to know and use what your clients are really searching for with tags., Is Your Tag Cloud Making Enough Rain for You, Effective Blog Tagging
- Photography -
Photography 101 List of All Tutorials on Active Rain
Please feel free to comment here if you have found tools that were especially useful on learning about Active Rain.