Bob Stewart, ActiveRain (ActiveRain)

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Corinne Guest
Corinne Guest, REALTOR® | Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
Barrington Lifestyles

Better, much better. It's still too loud for my taste and reduces what visitors can see. Still think it can be improved more. For example, are we all so blind we have to have massive font sizes? 

Nov 29, 2016 04:02 PM
Rainmaker
1,210,444
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I like that there is less of the colors, definitely a step in the right direction.  I'm going to join the chorus of reduced font sizes.

Nov 29, 2016 05:48 PM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

The color adjustment is better. I agree with others here, we are all getting older but I don't think we are quite ready for that huge bold font that's just stabbing us in the eyes! I'd rather zoom in my screen if I absolutely had to... 

Nov 29, 2016 04:46 PM
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881,381
John Meussner
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - Walnut Creek, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852

Compared to what was there yesterday?  Stellar.

 

Liked the older format better, though.  AHHH!!! CHANGE!!!!!  I CANT EVEN!!!

Nov 29, 2016 03:38 PM
Rainmaker
533,228
Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

Thank you to the 'powers that be' that continue to work behind the scenes to make Active Rain an enjoyable experience for all!

Nov 29, 2016 03:36 PM
Rainmaker
2,826,131
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

A lot better IMHO.  Thanks

Nov 30, 2016 03:48 AM
Rainmaker
1,521,221
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I'm color blind so it doesn't matter. WHoa! Was that a red light I just drove through? Seriously; it's all good either way for us!

Nov 30, 2016 03:24 AM
Rainmaker
614,187
Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

I do think it is more pleasing to the eye...softer is better...

you dont have to yell to be heard....

Thanks for all the constant attention to this site!

Nov 29, 2016 11:56 PM
Rainmaker
1,477,506
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Yes, better, I like color but not too much( that's why my brightness settings are always low).

Nov 29, 2016 11:31 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

I like the look!  Redder reds and greener greens!

Nov 29, 2016 08:48 PM
Rainmaker
1,648,677
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

good call! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Bob Stewart 

Nov 29, 2016 08:31 PM
Rainmaker
2,655,894
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

The colors never bothered me.  I liked it better w/ the colors, but it sounds like I may be in the minority. 

I thought the issue is that they were too big/took up too much space, can only see 1 or sometimes 2 at a time.

Nov 29, 2016 07:04 PM
Rainmaker
2,763,059
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

I just logged in for the first time today ... I had not noticed it.  I will take a look and see.  Thank you and the tech team for all the hard work you do to keep the engine running. 

Nov 29, 2016 07:03 PM
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Liz and Bill Spear
RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com - Mason, OH
RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)

The other way worked fine for me, but even better in the new configuration.  Bill

Nov 29, 2016 06:26 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I hadn't been over to check but will. Thanks for listening to the concerns!

Nov 29, 2016 05:14 PM
Rainmaker
3,763,415
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Thank you for making the color adjustment..still nees to be toned down. Thank you for tweaking it..still needs more tweaking

Nov 29, 2016 05:05 PM
Rainmaker
798,255
Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

It's a little better but I have to agree with those who mentioned the huge font...it hurts my eyes! Still not used to the big pictures but I can live with that better than the big font.

 

Nov 29, 2016 04:54 PM
Rainmaker
983,968
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Better, did you reduce the font size too?

Nov 29, 2016 04:48 PM
Rainmaker
4,867,678
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

I like it alot Bob Stewart 

Nov 29, 2016 04:37 PM
Rainmaker
4,310,846
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Bob,

I did notice, and it is still too much for my taste.  I think that the pictures look out of focus when they are enlarged.  So they end up looking amateurish. With that being said it is a vast improvement.  A

Nov 29, 2016 04:36 PM
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Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Much cleaner, easier to surf.

Nov 29, 2016 04:14 PM
Rainmaker
442,396
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

It's getting better and more professional looking.  Easy Read! 

Nov 29, 2016 04:06 PM
Rainmaker
5,262,835
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I did not notice. Thanks for the improvements.

Nov 29, 2016 03:51 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Bob it's looking bettter and not so flashy.  I am still not so sure about the big photos on main page but I do like them on the posts I do. They make posts pop online for sure.

Nov 29, 2016 03:39 PM
Rainmaker
2,941,233
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

It looks sharper, I like it much better Bob Stewart.  

Nov 29, 2016 03:35 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I do like the new look, Bob. It is easier to read. Nice work. 

Nov 29, 2016 03:19 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Yep. Right now I am on my iPad and see the difference, though minor, as you said @Bob Stewart .

Nov 29, 2016 03:11 PM
Rainer
149,606
Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
Re/Max Real Estate Center - The Thacker Group - Louisville, KY
Your best friend who just happens to be a Realtor

I'm liking the new "flat" look of the site. Very "Apple"! 

Nov 30, 2016 08:02 PM
Rainmaker
524,306
Kathryn Acciari
Century 21 Real Estate - Shrewsbury, MA
Brand Ambassador and Business Coach

It is much easier on the eyes, Bob. I feel it is easier to scroll through the headlines. Thank you!

Nov 30, 2016 06:17 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

Thank you Bob Stewart 

Nov 30, 2016 04:44 PM
Rainmaker
3,977,611
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

It didn't hurt that is for sure.

Nov 30, 2016 03:42 PM
Rainmaker
3,063,862
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Job, like it, got my vote

 

Nov 30, 2016 12:01 PM
Rainmaker
2,701,684
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Bob Stewart Yes, it look better.

Nov 30, 2016 09:18 AM
Rainmaker
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Getting better - now just adjust the size of the headers and we'll be in business

Nov 30, 2016 07:58 AM
Rainmaker
2,892,877
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Nice improvement, and yes very easy on the eyes.

Nov 30, 2016 07:50 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Looks the same to me.

Nov 30, 2016 07:37 AM
Rainmaker
2,423,468
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Now it compliments instead of dominating...Its like women's make-up bob

Nov 30, 2016 07:13 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Bob Stewart In my opinion, the front page is still overbearing.

Nov 30, 2016 06:47 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I rarely go to the Home Page but I just checked and I like it --- maybe because I saw my post there.   I can see a subtle change in color but I think the size of the graphic may be too large.  

Nov 30, 2016 06:30 AM
Rainmaker
3,166,103
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Positive progress is positive progress! It is not as easy as people think!

Nov 30, 2016 06:05 AM
Rainmaker
743,237
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Thanks for pointing out the change.

It is an improvement.

The ball is at the 40 yard line now, with lots of yardage to cover before it can be called a TOUCHDOWN.

Nov 30, 2016 05:43 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

nice change

Nov 30, 2016 05:24 AM
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Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA
FrankRubiRealEstate.com

I have a new computer I thought it was on my end. Good move. 

Nov 30, 2016 05:16 AM
Rainmaker
1,504,801
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Honestly Bob I don't like it at all - it's constantly 'yelling' at me & the readership. 

Nov 30, 2016 05:09 AM
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I did not notice.

Nov 30, 2016 05:07 AM
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

It's an improvement.

Nov 30, 2016 04:52 AM
Rainmaker
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Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
The House Kat

Yes, the color adjustment makes it much easier to read.

Nov 30, 2016 04:51 AM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Sorry, I haven't noticed it, as I log on directly to my own page. Will check it out.

Nov 30, 2016 03:54 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

This is so much better. I didn't realize how much I had to brace and squint to go to the home page. It was like looking at neon lights. You got it right this time.

Nov 29, 2016 08:18 PM
Ambassador
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I had not noticed, but then I thought it was fine with both of the previous designs

Nov 29, 2016 08:02 PM
Rainmaker
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Chuck Mixon
The Keyes Company - Cutler Bay, FL
Cutler Bay Specialist, GRI, CDPE, BPOR

I like the change much better.  Also like that you requested input in the rain.

Nov 29, 2016 07:58 PM
Rainer
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Melissa Jackson
Citiwide Alliance Realty - Weatherford, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

I like it.

Nov 29, 2016 06:32 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Looks great Bob Stewart!  

Nov 29, 2016 03:21 PM