I Learn Something New at Active Rain Every Day- May 6- May12, 2012

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I've Always Said I Learn Something New at ActiveRain Every Day and It's Time I Showed You.  May 6 -- May 12, 2012


peter buchsbaumMay 6: Peter Buchsbaum- The Week Ahead... What PPI, Consumer Sentiment, and Wholesale Trade Mean to You!
For those of you who missed that Economics class  or can’t remember any of it, check out Peter’s post.



Mike CooperMay 7: Mike Cooper- Another Great Source of Blog Illustrations.
Thanks to Lenn Harley we all know by now (or at least should know) that copyright should be a consideration when using clip art and photos, etc.  Mike offers some additional resources for us.


Rebekah RadiceMay 8: Rebekah Radice  Powerful Ways to Boost Facebook Fanpage Engagement.
We’ve all been told that social media means social.  It’s so important if we are going to spend time on Facebook, Twitter, or whatever that we do it right!  Read Rebekah’s great advice.


BorinoMay 9: Borino- Get the Hell Out of My Race”
1967 seems like such a long time ago, and yet it wasn’t.  I’d just graduated from High School (there... go grab your calculators and figure out my age) and getting ready for college.  Thanks to those who pioneered our way.


Gayle Rich BoxmanMay 10: Gayle Rich-Boxman A Tale of Love and Loss at a Lake.
I learned that using some beautiful photos coupled with heartfelt words can make for a perfectly written post and tribute to a family member.


Bill FieldsMay 11: Bill Fields  Are You Going to Make a Difference Today
How many times have shrugged your shoulders and didn’t do something because you thought “what good would it do.”  Read Bill’s posts.


joni staplesMay 12: Joni Staples  Love a Mother Today.. It Doesn’t Have to be Yours.
There are many out there who are without their mothers and mothers without their children.  Please thank any mothers that you know and even those who have a mothering nature.

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Rainmaker
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Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
Oh my gosh, I stumbled in to Gail's first and what a beautiful tribute! Let me plow through a few more!
May 13, 2012 07:48 AM #16
Rainmaker
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Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
Wow, Kathy I love Mike's ideas on vendors in addition to iclipart.com. Darn, I am going for round three. Let me pick another one! These are GOLDEN!
May 13, 2012 07:54 AM #17
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books
People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca - Riverside, CA
on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!

Nice mothers day buffet post of different subjects and their contributors too...thank you

May 13, 2012 07:57 AM #18
Rainmaker
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Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
Okay, Joni's is priceless. I think you honor the Dad's who have been Mom and Dad's both! Okay, Kathy one more then I'm rolling out. I always like to do one from your page and one from Pat Kennedy's page.
May 13, 2012 07:57 AM #19
Rainmaker
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Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
I meant to do one of your suggestions and I THINK I am stopping at four. You know a post is good when you go for the the reblog button in just a few minutes read!
May 13, 2012 08:04 AM #20
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Janis- And I met some new ActiveRainers!

Mike- glad to include you... I've checked out those sites.

Bill-I've saved your post for the next time I'm asked to give the inspirational for the WCR.

Jason- thank you! And very glad you like them.  I'll stop when everyone gets tired of them or when no one writes anything interesting!  (not gonna happen)

Sharon- I like that one as well, and I found them all interesting.

Rebekah- still trying to get my hands and mind around Facebook.

Cheryl- didn't Gail's bring tears to your eyes?

Richie-I try to offer a varied buffet.

Cheryl- you are too funny!!!! 

May 13, 2012 08:18 AM #21
Rainmaker
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Borino - The Real Estate Coach
Borino Productions - Falls Church, VA

Great list, Kathy... Thanks for including me! :)

... And happy Mother's Day to all the awesome moms out there!

May 13, 2012 08:35 AM #22
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Richard Weisser
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers - Newnan, GA
Richard Weisser Coweta Newnan Homes for Sale

Kathy...

I look forward to your list every week. This one did NOT disappoint and there is plenty of great information here!

May 13, 2012 08:52 AM #23
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Borino- Thanks for the post! Have a great day.

Richard- Made my day!  And you have a great day!

May 13, 2012 09:14 AM #24
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Connie Harvey
Pilkerton Realtors - Brentwood, TN
Realtor - Nashville TN Real Estate

Kathy, yet another wonderful list. I hope you had a lovely Mother's Day.

May 13, 2012 02:20 PM #25
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Carie Shapiro
Managing Broker-IL; Pre-License Instructor-IL; Broker-TX - Chicago, IL

Thank you for highlighting these posts ... looks like I have more reading to do today :)  And, as you said, Happy Mother's Day to all mothers AND those who mother!

May 13, 2012 02:22 PM #26
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Kevin Sembrat
Diversified RCS Inc; http://www.ManhattanPropertiesGroup.com - Manhattan, NY

Kathy, Thanks for this great summary post!

Best,

Kevin

May 13, 2012 03:04 PM #27
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Jerry Newman
Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com - San Antonio, TX
Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation

Hi Kathy, Love your Selections this week. I had missed all but Rebekah's post. Looks like I have some catching up to do tonight. Keep up the Great Work!

May 13, 2012 07:26 PM #28
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Donald Reich
Prudential Centennial - New Rochelle, NY

Kathy, a great review of some terrific A/R posts this week. It's impossible for anyone to catch all of them but thank you for making it easier for us!

May 13, 2012 07:40 PM #29
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Kathy Streib
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Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Connie- I hope you had a great Mother's Day!  Hope you enjoyed your family. 

Carie- if you want to shed a tear and have something pull at your heart strings read Gayle's post. 

Kevin- if you like summary posts, be sure to check out Pat Kennedy's. 

Jerry- you never know what you'll find around the Rain.  Thanks for the eCard!

Donald- And the busier we get, the harder it is.  Glad you liked it!

May 13, 2012 08:29 PM #30
Rainmaker
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Maureen Bray Portland OR Home Stager ~ Room Solutions Staging
Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR - Portland, OR
"Staging that Sells Portland Homes"

Hi Kathy ~ Thanks for the reading suggestions ... Gayle's had me in tears.  Hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day Weekend!!

May 13, 2012 09:59 PM #31
Rainmaker
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Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors - Austin, TX
Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale

Good morning Kathy,

I always look forward to your weekly post and this one was excellent..a great variety and took away some great information as I always do! Thanks and congrats for a well deserved feature!! 

May 14, 2012 03:41 AM #32
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Kathy, I love to read your weekly post with list of suggested reading.

May 14, 2012 03:53 AM #33
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Michael Setunsky
Michael's Commercial LLC - Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Kathy, a lot of good information here in this post. Thanks for keeping us updated with new thing to learn.

 

May 14, 2012 06:27 AM #34
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Gene Mundt
www.genemundt.com - Joliet, IL
Mortgage Lender - Chicago/Chicagoland Mortgages

Kathy:  Fantastic collection of writing talent here!  But I missed a few, so I'm off to catch those now.  Really enjoy these synopsis each week.  They help me find great posts to read, but broaden my knowledge of those here on AR too ...  thanks!

Gene

May 14, 2012 08:39 AM #35
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