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Inman's Real Estate Connect conference was last week in San Francisco. For those of you not familiar, twice a year the technology crowd in the real estate industry descend on either San Francisco or New York to hash out where the industry is headed technologically.  Just about every great new...
ActiveRain Traffic Skyrockets Over 65% In The Last Three Weeks I've been looking at the traffic numbers on ActiveRain for 8 years. Not since our very first year, in 2007, have I seen the type of traffic growth in such a short period of time that we are currently experiencing on ActiveRain. In...
Trulia Pro for $10 Per Month This month, ActiveRain has been offering a Trulia Pro subscription for $10/month for your first six months. This is the lowest price Trulia has ever offered for their Trulia Pro product (It's normally $29/ elementary math skills tell me that's abou...
I got married in July of 2010. I was separated in June of 2012. I was officially divorced in August of 2013. And somewhere in between being separated and divorced, I fell in love again with the most amazing woman. Her name is Erin.   Love is something you want to celebrate with your friends and f...
I can write whatever I want here Eric Boucher, a Rainer in CT, reached out to me a few days ago to ask how he would add a caption to an image that he placed in his blog. I'll admit it to you, since I admitted it to him.......I didn't know how. I had an idea, but I had never done it befor...
    Initially, I was Uneasy I remember a certain sense of uneasiness as I sat in the meeting room in Kirkland the day it was announced to us internally that Trulia would be purchasing Market Leader (and thereby ActiveRain). Most of it stemmed from the uncertainty of what they had planned.  The re...
Are You Doing It Wrong? Have you ever wondered how some ActiveRain writers get their blog posts to look so presentable? If you think about your blog as an extension of your business, then it makes A LOT of sense to make sure that your blog looks professional. I cringe whenever I come across a blo...
As a Community, Let's Get Better at Social For our next Crowdsourcing event on ActiveRain, we'd like you to share with us some specific strategy you are using on Social Media to help market your business. My friend Ben Kinney once told me that he never came up with a really great idea for...
If I could snap my fingers and create one feature on ActiveRain, this might be it. I've always thought that very few people use RSS feeds and almost everyone still uses email.  Yet, we only allow someone to subscribe to your blog via an RSS feed, and not via email. But, with about 10 minutes ...
Sharing is Caring About 6 or 8 months ago, ActiveRain member Tom Branch shared with me a lead generation technique he was using that was generating "all kinds of seller leads" by advertising on Facebook. In true ActiveRain spirit, Tom agreed to let me share it with you all. In the days ...

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