Frank Worrell, Turning BPOs Into Six-Figure Incomes (BPOS FOR LIFE LLC)

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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
A moving experience!

That largely depends on what the question is, and what the reason for the negativity is. (who knows, the negativity might be deserved?)

Most of the time, I find that it doesn't pay to argue with the naysayers.  It's best to meet negativity with positivity.  Firstly because it brings more positivity into the world, and secondly because it tends to irritate them. ;-)

Sep 29, 2023 08:57 AM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Ignored. They're entitled to their opinion whether we share it or not.  
It's the internet . . . we can scroll right past!


Sep 29, 2023 08:58 AM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Ignore Trolls

Sep 29, 2023 09:57 AM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Frank that happens on occasion here in the rain. After you get to know the personalities it doesn't surprise me when negativity comes from a few.  Honestly I just ignore them.  It's not my style to be negative.  I look on the positive side of life and things and I'm good with that.  Some are, well, you know.....always seemingly finding fault or have a need to be right. Tis what is...


Welcome to ActiveRain!

Sep 29, 2023 09:57 AM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

You didn't get the answers you thought you would right? That's how it works here.

Sep 29, 2023 09:37 AM
Eileen Burns 954.483.3912
Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach - Fort Lauderdale, FL
FLorida Real Estate Connector

Welcome to Active Rain Frank!  How did you hear about us?

Listen and move on to answer your query.

Meanwhile, I have done BPOs in the past and not one of my favorite things to do at all.  I believe there will be another surge coming down the pike so you should attract more followers to your tribe.


Looking forward to hearing your story in the Rain. Perhaps right here to see how we can help you navigate the community😎  

Sep 29, 2023 10:22 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

When asking a question, you will get answers, Frank, whether it's agreeable to your subject or someone else has an entirely different view or are straight to the point.

It's not necessarily spewing negativity but honest intent. Respond if you wish or not, that's the beauty of this forum!

Sep 29, 2023 09:07 AM
Gary Frimann, CRS, GRI, SRES
Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates - Gilroy, CA
REALTOR and Broker

Just scroll on.  Life is too short.

Sep 29, 2023 11:05 AM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Sorry guys.....not sure why 2 comments showed up.  Guess I need more coffee!

Sep 29, 2023 09:56 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Ignore them, the net is filled with trolls, no need to let them get you to join in with them.

However I do enjoy off topic answers, as long as they are not nasty.

Sep 29, 2023 05:43 PM
Caroline Gerardo
Licensed in 20 states - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

Don't worry. Don't waste your fingers typing.

Sep 29, 2023 12:36 PM
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Personally I just keep scrolling.  Life is too short.  There will always be those who like to cause ripples -- and those can be damaging and/or for the purpose of correction.  We all need to pick our battles.  For Me?  No thanks. We may lose some battles, but I will win the war.   I read the back of the book -- and we win!  Oh, and Welcome to the Rain!

Sep 29, 2023 11:39 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

There are people here, there, and frankly, EVERYWHERE who will go off-topic, and/or just be plain ass rude and snarky because that is a testament to their character. 

I ignore them. No point in putting any of my precious energy on toxic waste.

Rise above, and shine your light on the world. 


Sep 29, 2023 11:23 AM
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Evolution - 447 Boston Street Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

I just ignore overt negativity

Sep 29, 2023 11:19 AM
Jerry Lucas
ABC Legal Docs LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Notary Training, Consulting. Colorado Springs, CO

Disagreement is not negativity. Opinions are not right or wrong.
We have different opinions based on our upbringing, values, interests, information sources, experiences, environment, location, role models, etc.

Online forums usually have group rules, often including staying on topic. Discussion on topic A might drift to a related topic, but should probably not jump to a totally unrelated topic. A new thread should be started for a new topic.

Sometimes, we are not aware that topics are related until more information is revealed.

[For example, a strawberry is not a berry, but a banana is a berry.]

On, I am the top writer in the world on the topic: Notary Public. I am a knowledgeable certified notary training instructor.  I disabled comments on my answers to questions because there were too many factually incorrect responses from beginners and it was a waste of my time to respond as a free consultant to make corrections.

They are able to post their own answers, and community members can upvote or downvote the best and worst answers.

Reddit and StackExchange are Q&A sites that also allow users to upvote or downvote answers.

I think ActiveRain should also allow an Upvote or Downvote, but only Upvotes are accepted.

With downvotes, users can downvote for bad behavior as well as factually incorrect or unpopular answers.

Sep 29, 2023 10:30 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Never argue with a fool. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience. When they are finished add a positive spin and move on.

Sep 30, 2023 04:29 AM
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

You are here to learn and share. Just do that. No time to create and launch spitballs. 

Sep 30, 2023 04:14 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

You know, I love to hear the 'other' opinions - I've changed my opinion, based upon others' remarks here because they shed new light on a topic for me. 

That is 100% totally different from negativity and going totally off-topic to bash you and I find that unacceptable. It's not professional, nor does it help anyone learn anything here. While is is rare, when it happens to me, I simply do not give them the respect of a response.

I don't have time to argue with someone who simply seems miserable in life and loves dragging others into their negativity!

Sep 29, 2023 06:41 PM
Peter Mohylsky, Beach Expert
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL
Call me at 850-517-7098

Let it pass

Sep 29, 2023 02:47 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

I respond to everyone who comments and even if I don't like their answer I give them a "like" for taking the time to read my post or question Frank Worrell . With any social media you need thick skin at times.

Sep 29, 2023 12:38 PM
Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

There is no right or wrong answer, everyone here will have a different opinion about what to do. Personally, I dislike keyboard warriors and you will learn the different personalities here very quickly. One thing that drives me crazy is some folks forget this is Q&A and not a discussion forum. You have options here, if you do not want to totally ignore or comment on negativity, you can upvote their comment to acknowledge it. Or as the song goes "just scroll on by" (apologies to Dionne Warwick).


And welcome to ActiveRain!


Sep 29, 2023 12:27 PM
Frank Worrell
BPOS FOR LIFE LLC - Chesapeake, VA
Turning BPOs Into Six-Figure Incomes

Eileen Burns 954.483.3912 I like you already lol,, Eileen is my sisters name.. Thanks for the kind words. I've learned alot in the past few days! Hopefully I have shared some nuggets on my 20+ blogs I've post so far.. lol ( I had some time on my hands)🙂

Sep 29, 2023 10:33 AM
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
NC Real Estate Transition & Relocation 919-602-848

The majority of the time I'd say ignore. Some people are negative Nellys and nothing you say will get through to them. 

Sep 30, 2023 08:03 AM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

Are we talking about Active Rain, real estate, politics?

Oct 02, 2023 10:45 AM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

The wise thing is to ignore the person and comment but unfortunately we don't always do the wise thing.

Oct 01, 2023 08:34 AM