ActiveRain Hits 1,000,000 Blog Post Articles

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Services for Real Estate Pros with Zillow - Nat'l Outreach Mgr & Dir. of Zillow Academy

Congratulations to Brandon Farmer from Charlotte NC who has posted the 1,000,000th post on AR. 

Brandon may have never known if it weren't for the first comment posted by Michael Thornton. Nice Mike :)

Here's the Official 1,000,000th post on ActiveRain: Charlottes-Positive-Market-Indicators

We have been waiting and watching patiently for this day and just wondering who it would actually be?

 

Jay Thompson wrote the very first Blog post on AR back on 06/25/2006.  Then 140,501 ActiveRain Members joined the community, followed Jay's lead, and together, have helped build this Network with enough content to reach this goal today.

How exciting to hit yet another milestone with ActiveRain and it's members.  This has never been done before or accomplished by any other Real Estate Network to the best of my knowledge.  So again, Congratulations to Brandon, and to ActiveRain and its members for making a permanent mark in the history books of ActiveRain, and the Real Estate Industry.  This is truly an incredible accomplishment!

1,000,000

Imagine, there are over 1,000,000 articles now on ActiveRain,
what a powerful resource for our members and consumers!

This is a very proud moment for us all, thanks Brandon and ALL AR members for making it happen!!

Here's Brandon's Featured Post about #1,000,000

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Bobbi Blades

Way to go Brandon!

March 26, 2009 10:18 AM
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Virginia Hepp
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AR is huge - way to go!

March 26, 2009 10:47 AM
Rainer
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Tanya V Fresh Eye Designs LLC
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Congrats Brandon! And AR this community is growing by leaps and bounds.

March 26, 2009 10:48 AM
Rainmaker
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William James Walton Sr.
Greater Waterbury Real Estate
WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Briotti Group

Congratulations Brandon!  Thanks Brad for sharing this milestone achievement with all of u, who helped make it possible. Looking at the prizes, made me think, "Only if I had started blogging sooner...It could have been me....

Looking forward to the next 1,000,000 posts....

March 26, 2009 10:50 AM
Rainer
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WOW! Awesome milestone.  So if 1,000,000 posts divided by 140,672 members is 7 blog posts per member and we all write one post per day for the next week we can hit 2,000,000 by April 2nd...let's do it!!  ;-}

March 26, 2009 11:46 AM
Anonymous
RM

Wow. Imagine if we were all busy selling houses.

;)

March 26, 2009 01:13 PM
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Georgie Hunter
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers

Woo hoo - that's a whole lotta bloggin going on.  Congrats to everyone who particiipated.

March 26, 2009 01:48 PM
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Matt Stigliano
Kimberly Howell Properties (210) 646-HOME

Brad - The "new text widget" shouldn't be a hint, it should be shouted from the mountain tops!  Way to go on that one and a personal thanks for me.  Of course that now means I have more work to do.  Guess I better get to it.

March 26, 2009 04:45 PM
Rainmaker
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Donna Harris
Realtor, CDPE & ASP - Hill Country Lakeway Austin
Regent Property Group

What a cool milestone.  You read alll those posts about hitting 10k and 50k, and then you read something that says 1,000,000th post, that has much more impact!

March 26, 2009 04:46 PM
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Susan Neal
Fair Oaks CA & Sacramento Area Real Estate Broker
RE/MAX Gold, Fair Oaks

Wow!  Congratulations to Active Rain, and congratulations to Brandon!  It's amazing to me that when I mention Active Rain to agents there are still some who don't know about it or figure it is something new and untried.  Some folks will always be behind the curve, I guess.  As for me, I love Active Rain.  I've made friends and learned so much.

March 26, 2009 04:59 PM
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Brad Andersohn
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Zillow - Nat'l Outreach Mgr & Dir. of Zillow Academy

Matt - you read my mind... probably my next post.  I was just testing it out today.  :-)  Very Cool!!

March 26, 2009 06:26 PM
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Christine Donovan
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Donovan Blatt Realty

We've all accomplished a lot here on AR, and what great sur"prizes" for Brandon.

March 26, 2009 11:28 PM
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Christine Donovan
Broker/Attorney 800-610-7253 DRE01267479 - Costa M
Donovan Blatt Realty

We've all accomplished a lot here on AR, and what great sur"prizes" for Brandon.

March 26, 2009 11:28 PM
Rainmaker
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Joetta Fort
Independent Broker, Homes Denver to Boulder
The DiGiorgio Group

I, too, congratulate you and everyone who contributed quality posts to help AR reach this incredible milestone.

March 27, 2009 12:08 AM
Rainmaker
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Matt Stigliano
Kimberly Howell Properties (210) 646-HOME

Brad - I did notice that Google Analytics won't work as a text widget though.  Was sad about that.  Also, what tag should we use to center things in the sidebar?  I've been trying to use everything I could think of, but nothing seems to work for me.

March 27, 2009 09:44 AM
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Brad Andersohn
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Matt - GA will most likely be a separate widget.  Check out my OB, I did get quite a few working fine.  MY OB.
We'll keep adding.  Also requested the centering tag. 

I'm only speculating that because you commented here on this post, you must be looking to be the first to have a million widgets??  LOL~  :-)  just kidding... Call me later, I'll show you a couple things that might help.

March 27, 2009 10:41 AM
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Matt Stigliano
Kimberly Howell Properties (210) 646-HOME

Brad - I was thinking I want to be a) the 2,000,000th post, b) the 10,000,000th comment, c) the "I hit 100K in the shortest time ever" receipient.  I just want some free prizes really.  Maybe I could get one for the millionth mention of my iPhone envy (haha - my wife laughed at your "have her call me" comment).

March 27, 2009 12:47 PM
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Ross Quintana
Real E Smarter Real Estate Coach - 509-362-1966
Real E Smarter

Sweet, I wonder what my market share is :P

March 30, 2009 07:53 PM
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Debe Maxwell
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate

WOW!  I am just now finding this post in the archives!  Interesting that I totally missed it before--and I am ashamed to say that I don't know who Brandon is!!  LOL  I'm going to have to go check him out here in the Rain!

Hope you're doing well!

Hugs,

 

April 19, 2011 09:48 PM
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Brad Andersohn
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Zillow - Nat'l Outreach Mgr & Dir. of Zillow Academy

Debe - wow, you're laggin!  lol~  Not sure Brandon is still blogging on AR or even in the business still. The investigation of "finding out about" Brandon might some great post fodder in and of itself... you know... like "Where's Waldo?"  haha~

I'm doing well, thanks for the hope!  Miss ya....     xoxoxoxoxo

April 20, 2011 02:21 PM
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