Zillow announces sale of ActiveRain

Zillow Group, which encompasses the Zillow and Trulia real estate brands, announced that it plans to sell ActiveRain, a social networking and blogging platform for the real estate industry, to the Ben Kinney family of companies

Where Should You Focus Your Efforts?

Blogging, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and ActiveRain – all of these (and now Google+) are being utilized by successful real estate professionals. The question is, how do you know what works best for you and what you should focus your energies into? Blogging is Essential For most businesses, blogging is essential in many ways. First

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What Do Successful Real Estate Agents Have in Common?

We recently wrote about how to optimize your profile on ActiveRain, one of the top social networks dedicated to real estate professionals. Last week, ActiveRain released the following infographic and study based on the responses of 1,758 real estate professionals. Of these real estate professionals… 22% of the respondents made over $100K a year and

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Creating a Strong Online Reputation

Before you start reading this article, I want you to go to Google, type in your name, and hit Search. Take a look at the first page of results, and the following: Is each listing in the first ten results about you? Do the listings about you have any negative information such as bad ratings

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Optimizing Your ActiveRain Profile

ActiveRain is one of the top social networks devoted to Real Estate professionals. If you want to do well on this network, as well as have your profile come up in search results, you will need to do the following things to optimize your ActiveRain profile. The SEO of Your ActiveRain Profile If you want

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