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Based off a comment in the last blog post I decided to pull together a some statistics ranking various bloggers on the site in a couple catagories.  Just for fun... Most commented on (Avg, Min 5 posts):ActiveRain's Blog (13.6 comments per post)Bill French's Blog (6.3 comments per post)Bryant Tuta...
Eric Bouler suggested in a blog post that we should run a contest to see who can guess how many members we will have at the end of September, with points as a reward.  I think that's a great idea, in fact I think running the some contests would be a great way to spur interaction within the networ...
I was taking a look through the traffic statistics for just a minute ago and thought I would highlight some interesting statistics so far from this month for those of you who like numbers.Traffic: has been averaging just about 2,000 unique visitors per day in August ...
We are constantly evolving how we award points in order to reward the members who make the best contributions to the growth of the network.  We have decided to change the awarding of points for blog posts from being an automatic process (200 pts for every post) to a manual process done by us and ...
Many people have now heard the term RSS feed used, but have no idea what it means.  So, I'm going to do my best to answering some questions about RSS feeds...What is an RSS Feed?RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication", it's basically a way of syndicating content such as news or blog entries th...
Just the other day we found another interesting use for the network.  One of our customers Brio Realty has an IDX style home search on their web site.  Brio wanted the ability to have their top agents displayed in various communities, cities, and counties that are part of their home search.  We b...
As I write this post I'm sitting at Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington, where MSN profides free wireless internet is offered for...well for people like me.  I'm here with my PDA, laptop, digital camera, and cell phone at my side.  There is a cool breeze blowing as I sit under the shade of a tre...
I thought that we'd try to address some concern members/perspective members may have even if they have not been openly expressed.  Many real estate professionals have worried about what is the long term goal of this network, do we have a "hidden agenda" and whether it truly benefits them to parti...

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