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A blog about the current happenings on the ActiveRain Real Estate Network.  What's new, where we're going, updates and more...



ActiveRain will be down for a half hour tonight from 10 until 10:30pm Pacific.  We are fixing bugs and updating the back end to make ActiveRain shine!  In order to accomplish this update, it does require us to be offline for a bit.   Never wanting to leave you stranded without your beloved AR, I'...
Photo submissions have been pouring in by the boatload since we launched the homepage photo challenge.  This is a rare opportunity to share your art with over 1 million consumers each month.  So many great shots have us oohing and aahing that we're unable to pick a winner and in su...
RainCamp: More Social, Less Media - The largest online training event in real estate history.  That's our claim and we're sticking to it!  4000 real estate professionals registered for our April 2012 RainCamp event to listen to Bob Stewart, Ben Kinney, Chris Smith and Scott Stratten share their b...
ActiveRain is proud to announce our new RainMaker Boot Camp training series!  Members blog on ActiveRain so they can generate leads, get referrals from the relationships they build on our site and learn from our amazing community of more than 200,000 real estate professionals. Join our free RainM...
Want to showcase your real estate photos to the world? Submit a photo in’s new photo challenge and you could have YOUR listing or photograph featured on the homepage of before more than 1 million consumers each month! Real estate is beautiful.  One of the core values...
If you are reading this on our blog, you most likely know a little bit about ActiveRain. But you may not be familiar with IMSD, the Internet Marketing Specialist Designation, so I want to share a little history. In October of 2009, we hosted our first live RainCamp in Seattle Washington. Ben Kinn...
Recently, having the advantage of the resources of Market Leader, we've been able to plan a more clear path for how ActiveRain's development resources are utilized. Previously, we've never had a very structured development cycle here at ActiveRain. Now that we have put some major infrastructure u...
ActiveRain has always been about sharing. Whether it be sharing great ideas that we have about how to market our businesses, or just sharing in each other's lives, there is a penchant for sharing that is engrained in our culture. So now it's time to share the love. I recently wrote about some of...

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