Can Raincamp make you a better and more productive blogger and Realtor?

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty

Yes, I’m at the top of Activerain, but that doesn’t mean I can stop learning! I’m going to my first Raincamp on Wednesday here in Portland and why am I doing that? Well, to put it simply, though I can teach people how to use Activerain, there are still people who can teach me.

I will never pretend that I know everything. There is always something new and exciting in business, technology, and life, and there will always be someone smarter and better at it than me. The key for me is to learn from them and to never forget that the day I stop learning is the day I stop living.


Life is all about education. I truly believe everything in life is a learning opportunity. Twenty years ago if you told me that in less than 15 seconds I could tell one million people where I am, what I’m doing and even include a picture with that update, I would have told you were crazy.

But, today we have Twitter, Facebook, and all these other forms of media that do exactly that. They keep us in constant contact with the world while also connecting us with old friends that we haven’t seen in years. Heck, in some cases, like my wife’s, they put her in contact with relatives that she had never even met or even knew existed because her father died when she was four.

So, will I become a better and more productive blogger and Realtor on Wednesday. I know, without a doubt, that I will and also come away with new understanding of how I can use social media and blogging to reach even more people in my community in a more productive and community friendly manner.

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Todd Clark (broker w/ Ken's Home Team)
Keller Williams Realty
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg Homes
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago

I know that you will come away with wonderful things to further your business!  I read a post (Karen George) the other day and went back on my settings page & realized I didn't complete it right.  All this time & I might have looked but I never 'saw' what I needed too.

July 05, 2010 07:21 PM
Christine Bohn
Realtor, Gainesville FL
RE/MAX Professionals

WTG!  I plan to attend my first camp when it's in Orlando.  :)

July 05, 2010 07:51 PM
William J. Archambault, Jr.
The Real Estate Investment Institute


I love e-mail because you can send a single though or even word! We'd never do that conventionally. Just saying I'm thinking of you!

Social media does the same thing with groups! It's like speaking up at a coffee break or cocktail party.

Just like gatherings some people enlighten us, some warm or harts, and some annoy and/or offend!

I participate depending on the group and my time.


July 05, 2010 09:52 PM
John Novak
Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace

If you get just one good idea that you can implement, any seminar is worthwhile. Have fun at RainCamp.

July 05, 2010 10:07 PM
Paige Walker
Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
Louisiana Lagniappe Realty, LLC

Todd how true that is! Simply amazing what technology allows us to do! 1,000,000 people with a couple of clicks on the keyboard (or key pad on your phone) !! You are an inspiration to all of us! Thanks and enjoy Raincamp!

p.s. I'll be in Portland next week and can't wait!!

July 05, 2010 10:26 PM
John Cannata
Texas Home Mortgage - Purchase or Refinance

Todd - Being #1 on any site does not necessarily make you the best (Im not judging you, just agreeing with you). You do need to learn about new technology and how you can utilize it to make your business better. I believe you will love Raincamp. Lots of familiar faces and many great pointers. Have fun!

July 05, 2010 10:31 PM
Evelyn Johnston
Super Agent, Probably the Best Agent in the Galaxy
Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC

What a great attitude for the Blog God! Seriously you are going to be blown away with Ben Kinney.  Your mind will go into overload!  Have fun!

July 05, 2010 10:35 PM
Nancy Conner
Olympia/Thurston County WA
Managing Broker - City Realty Inc

Can't wait - I'm anticipating a great day in Portland & likely will have my head so full of new stuff it'll be ready to explode.  (Though hopefully it won't - explode that is - LOL).  See ya in Portland!!

July 05, 2010 10:50 PM
Lorraine or Loretta Kratz
Certified Negotiation Consultants
Crescent Moon Realty, Inc. & Land N Sea Auctions.

I am looking forward to Rain Camp when it comes to San Diego.

July 05, 2010 11:29 PM
Christine Donovan
Broker/Attorney 800-610-7253 DRE01267479 - Costa M
Donovan Blatt Realty

Todd - I have no doubt that even the master blogger will pick up a few tips from Ben, Bob and Brad.

July 06, 2010 01:49 AM
Todd Clark
Broker - Beaverton, Oregon Real Estate Expert - (503) 524-9494
Keller Williams Realty

Look forward to meeting everyone who is coming to the Portland Raincamp that I haven't met already and to those of you I have met, look forward to seeing you again.

July 06, 2010 01:51 AM
Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647
Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
RE/MAX Realty Center

Todd, as with anything, whether you are on top or not, it is always imperative to keep learning..well said !

July 06, 2010 08:26 AM
Gene Riemenschneider
Turning Houses into Homes
Home Point Real Estate

Rain Camp is really great.  If nothing else it is like a tune up to remind you of what you already know.  But there are so many changes all the time too it is just a good update.

July 06, 2010 11:29 AM
Ted Tyndall
FL Homes for Sale-Palencia, World Golf Village,Nocatee,St. Augustine
Davidson Realty Inc.

Todd, have fun. I'll be attending the August event and very much looking forward to it.

July 06, 2010 11:32 AM
Melissa Zavala
Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
Broadpoint Properties

Todd: It is possible that you, the uber blogger of AR will possibly learn something at RainCamp. It's a fun time as well!

July 06, 2010 11:44 AM
Mike Henderson
HUD Home Hub - 303-949-5848
Your complete source for buying HUD homes

If Todd thinks it's a good idea then shouldn't it be a good idea for all of us?


July 06, 2010 11:48 AM
René Fabre
New Media Marketing
First American Title

Dang... wish I could go. I was at the first one in Seattle. I think you'll enjoy it a lot.

July 06, 2010 01:24 PM
Lori Cofer
REALTOR, Moscow Idaho Real Estate
Beasley Realty

Absolutely!!!  I agree.....


I look forward to meeting you Todd!!!


Lori Cofer

July 06, 2010 05:23 PM
Tammie White
TW Realty Group, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or

I'm jealous.  Rain camp needs to come to Nashville.

July 06, 2010 07:36 PM
Venancio Gonzalez
Cowlitz County Real Estate Broker
Windermere Kelso/Longview

Todd - totally agree with you, we never stop learning.  What a great opportunity for us to have Rain Camp here in Portland. I look forward to finally meet you and the rest of the rain campers. See you tomorrow. 

July 07, 2010 01:48 AM
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