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Being part of the largest real estate related social network has its perks; the community of ActiveRain is on top of that list. Our vast array of real estate professionals have been in the business since the beginning. Not only do they know best practices when it comes to real estate, social media, personal life and beyond but they share their insight so freely with one another. Our mantra of Connect, Share, Learn is taken to another level because of the valuable members of ActiveRain.


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By Chris Ivy, Sell Your House Fast For Cash In Memphis Tennessee
(Ivy Vine Investments)
Comments 35
 Avoiding Negative Thoughts And People.  Fight Through Or Join The Crowd Before you read another word of this post take a second and look at the picture above.  Take yourself back to the moment in your life where it was you you standing at the beginning of your journey.  Now think about all of th...

By Chris Ivy, Sell Your House Fast For Cash In Memphis Tennessee
(Ivy Vine Investments)
Comments 12
 Mental Recess Time: Active Rain Acronym Challenge From Me To You!Another Monday filled with the challenges of being productive and finding a way to be a source of help to someone needing our services.  My business brain needed a break so I decided to switch over to the creative side and login to...

By Jeffrey Richman, Creative Real Estate Specialist
(Immediate Home Solutions)
Comments 16
Hi Everybody!Tomorrow at 2 pm EST, it's time for our weekly Zoom call.We are going to have a mystery guest from the Rain that is going to be our speaker.  You're going to want to be on this call!I can't tell you who it's going to be, it's going to be for you though.  Be there.  You can find the l...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 8
Some posts I write are suitable for lining a birdcage within a few days of publishing.  They were meant to be disposable.Other posts I write to (hopefully) stick around for a LONG time.This weekend I got a call from a subdivision post written in 2012.  Now it wasn't to buy or sell a home (this ti...

By Marte Cliff, Your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 9
Last Saturday my friend and neighbor called to tell me he’d gotten a call from Publisher’s Clearing House. He’d won $2 million plus a new Mercedes. He was convinced the call was real because they didn’t ask him for any information – such as a bank account of Social Security number.He knew I’d got...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 9
 Today I took the challenge I made a call. I have been reading some wonderful posts by a few members and thought I would see if I could write a post on Active Rain. I picked up the phone and called Endre Barath, Jr. no one answered I left a message . Quite frankly I have been so impressed by some...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899)
Comments 7
Debe Maxwell, CRS hosted an exciting Zoom meeting today with special guest speaker Ben Kinney! Ben was very transparent and talked us through the beginning days in Active Rain to the present. AR has been purchased several times and while changing hands has undergone its share of glitches with an ...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 12
Love this first video for several reasons, primarily for the coat he is wearing, here are The Kinks singing Lola, at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame benefit. Love how they wind the crowd up. A good way to start the week.  And then this seems so right from Starland Vocal Band from 1976 Afternoon De...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Comments 23
 There Is No ShortageOf Things Where We Can B!tch But... Given the recent use of the word as a noun, I would like to address the subject as a verb.  You may prefer to call it complain, gripe or whine.  One need not travel far to find grumblings and groanings taking place all around us.  You know,...

By Chris Ivy, Sell Your House Fast For Cash In Memphis Tennessee
(Ivy Vine Investments)
Comments 11
  How Often Should We Update Our Real Estate Website?Is my profile pic dated? Do I have the correct keywords in my H1 heading? Does our message on our website still fit our targeted market?  These questions along with wondering how often should we update our company website can lead to some anxie...

By Rob Spinosa, SVP of Mortgage Lending, Marin County
(Guaranteed Rate, Marin County, CA)
Comments 1
Anyone Can Hold the Helm When the Sea is Calm  If your business is anything like mine, COVID is presently dishing out challenge after challenge to the way you (used to) work.  If it hasn't already driven many nails into the coffin of the way things were, then I'm willing to bet you're within ears...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 12
Staying in the same period of time the 70's and early 80's today I am starting with Jethro Tull, the only rock group that use a flute in their music, playing Witch's Promise  There were so  many bands during this period, here was T. Rex playing Get it on, which you might remember.  And what about...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 32
Every day I get to do what I do best. Are you able to answer that question with yes?  When an associate of your is asked that question how will they answer it? You will be much more successful if you know your own strengths as well as your team and your assistants.  When you know everyone's stren...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 6
I was surprised this week that you had not heard of Suzie Quattro, so think this is another group you might not be familiar with from the 70's Slade, here playing Run Runaway  Here they were on Top of the Pops playing Cum on Fell the Noize     Here they are in Germany playing Hear me Calling, as ...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 8
As i am looking for new tunes I am noticing that there seems to be a real revival of music from the earlier times. Love this expression here by The Hot Sardines, love the music, the outfits, the sound, the rythm, pretty much everything about it.  Here is another British Group The Speakeasy Three,...

By Chris Ivy, Sell Your House Fast For Cash In Memphis Tennessee
(Ivy Vine Investments)
Comments 7
 What Does SEO, Backlinks & Domain Authority Mean? Two years ago if you would have asked me what was SEO, Backlinks or Domain Authority I would have had the following look on my face It's funny now as I think back because I had no idea how important those items were for getting your business foun...

By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 6
Creating marketing videos is one thing. Getting exposure to them is quite another. Uploading your videos to one channel will limit that exposure. Here are the channels you’ll get the greatest benefit from as well as “how-to” instructions”. YouTube – The Obvious ChoiceYouTube is the second most vi...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 40
Have You Listened to Yourself Lately? How About Reading What You Wrote on Social Media? Do You Even Care?When we’re having an in-person conversation, words often flow, we are probably more natural than what share online. When we are honest, we speak our minds freely with the other person. The set...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 25
One of the things you learn working in corporate America is you never know where what you write will end up.  Emails get forwarded, then forwarded again, and again, and again.  The domino push has started.Suddenly your "private" audience of one is now an entire department and subject to a Reply A...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 32
Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-July 19 to July 25, 2020 Just as everything in life changes, I’ve decided to make some changes to my weekly post. While I hope to continue to highlight posts that give me that lightbulb moment during the week, I’m not going to commit myself to one post ...