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This is an update to the post Upload regional photos to and earn points! Based on member comments we made a couple of quick changes to the photo upload capability on the consumer portal Localism.comPhotos are now being automatically resized to a maximum of 800x600 upon upload, since ...
For those of you that haven't yet heard about the consumer side to ActiveRain at (under construction) you might want to check out the following posts.What is Localism? Some updates What's Your Strategy for ActiveRain/Localism: "Umbrella or Bucket?" We want to compile a l...
Tonight at 10pm Pacific Time, Ben and James will be doing some database updates.  For those of you who like to be on line late the system will be down for about an hour.  From 10pm PT to 11 will not be a good time to put up posts. :) Thank you,-Caleb 
This morning we put up a new "build" of, that added the ability for members to flag blog posts.  At the same time we also released several enhancements to our consumer portal that is currently under development.  If you missed our original post earlier this week about ...
As I mentioned in a post yesterday we have a new tool in the system now.  You can now flag posts to be featured or edited. The purpose of this new tool is to help keep the community running smoothly.  It is not to identify "bad" people, but in a large network of people certain rules are difficult...
Just a quick reminder to ActiveRain members in the Seattle/Eastside Washington area, Toby Barnett organized a ActiveRain get together tonight in Kirkland.  So far it's a pretty small crew, but anybody is welcome to stop in and join in the fun.When: Tuesday, Dec 19th - 6:00 pmWhere: Wild Rover in ...
For several months we've been talking about how we are going to construct a consumer facing side to ActiveRain.  There has been a lot of speculation on what form this would take, so we decided to give our members a sneak peak into the ongoing development efforts at  We are still seve...
We’ve had a windstorm where we are. A lot of us are without power. Not a lot of people were hurt, but quite a bit of property damage occurd. Most people in the area are without power roads are blocked and traffic is moving slowly. Matt had a tree come down and take out his fence. My parents had t...
It appears as though the carnival has finally come to town on the ActiveRain Real Estate Network.  On Wednesday the post submissions started with a trickle, and I started thinking to myself, "this isn't going to be that bad".  Boy was I wrong, Saturday hit and it seemed as though everytime I look...
The new ActiveRain Groups Tools present a great way to set up a community of like-minded professionals focusing on a particular topic or theme. I hope that through reading this and related posts you'll be a better more effective leader, and member of the groups that pique your interests.Setting u...

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