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By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
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It is all going to come down to positioning and establishing your brand and authority online.  Google has made some really big algorithm changes and getting feedback from Google reviewers which is being integrated into the AI to help the AI to pull up the best sites for the query.  Don't miss thi...

By Mike McCann - Nebraska Farm Land Broker, Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700 or 800-241-3940
(Mike McCann - Broker, Mach1 Realty Farmland Broker-Auctioneer Serving Rural Nebraska)
Comments 34
This is a story about how coffee changed my life and about the friends that I have made over a cup or two of coffee.So grab a cup of Joe (maybe two) and relax and take a gander.  I am not really sure when I started liking was not as a kid as I always thought it was too bitter.  Even a...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 36
New to Blogging? Don’t Worry About What We Think! While trolling the blogroll at ActiveRain to find interesting posts to feature in my Sunday series, I’ve noticed many new bloggers in the community.  Love it!!! Every community needs an infusion of “new” to keep it alive.  And if you’re like many ...

By Mimi Foster, Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor
(Falcon Property Solutions)
Comments 30
I’m thankful for communication  Of late, it has become a conern to me that people have evolved into ugly and nasty taunters as they sit behind their keyboards and express their flaming ideas with no thought that their words are hurtful or harmful to the ones they are addressing - people they don'...

By Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
(Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.)
Comments 32
"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams    Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore. I'm always ...

By Ken Tracy, Helping clients buy and sell since 2005
(Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
Comments 4
Back in the winter of 2007, I was a very new agent with only a year and a half of selling real estate under my belt… At the time, I was cocky. Heck, I still am cocky. At least a little bit… Anyway, this was 2007. Before I had discovered Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, or any other social media plat...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
( Inc)
Comments 19
This post takes a hard and honest look at whats happening right now. You either “get it” or you are a victim of whats going on. Victims who read this will trash it and deny the reality of what they read. Denial is warm and comfortable. The truth is cold and can hurt. And nobody likes to admit the...

By Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, GRI, WLS, 603-380-4886
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 17
 Thanksgiving time is the perfect time to look back and appreciate all those special people that inspired me along my journey growing up. Some I remember their names clearly. Others I remember what and why they inspired me. Either way I am so thankful for them seeing the gifts I had to bring to t...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 3
I loved reading this love story....hope you do, too, if you missed the original.... Expressing Gratitude: The Best Wife in the World   ActiveRain Ambassador Debe Maxwell has challenged blogger members to post a gratitude post each week of November as we celebrate the season of Thanksgiving. My gr...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 4
 You Have CancerThose were the words I heard from the surgeon who performed the biopsy in May 2012.I will never grow tired of sharing my adventure and journey with a stage 3 breast cancer diagnosis. As bizarre as it sounds, I was not afraid. I knew I would not die from cancer. How dare it – Cance...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 14
Expressing Gratitude: The Best Wife in the World ActiveRain Ambassador Debe Maxwell has challenged blogger members to post a gratitude post each week of November as we celebrate the season of Thanksgiving.My greatest blessing is to have the best wife in the world, Dolores Bayersdorfer Kelley. Dol...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 4
If you are out and about on Sunday, November 17th between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, think about dropping by 923 Angela Street to view the Open House hosted by yours truly. This adorable Conch Cottage is picture postcard perfect.  I don't know if they still make picture postcards. I'll rephrase to say...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 2
“Every day may not be good...but there's something good in every day” ― Alice Morse Earle Have a great weekend everyone! #Tahoeevents #tahoe #californialiving #mountainlife #quote #weekendquote #motivationalquote #exprealty #californiahomes #bestlocation #golfcourses #pricereduced #fallseason #ho...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 2
this is one of the most important reblogs of the month for me..... and you'd be wise to fill out the survey and reap as much tech knowledge as Craig is willing to share.....  It's time for me to ask a little favor of you. Every so often I do a technology survey form to get some feedback from thos...

By Mimi Foster, Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor
(Falcon Property Solutions)
Comments 29
Too Many to CountIf you know me at all, you know that, several decades later, I'm still madly in love with my husband. His "love language" is Acts of Service, and there's not a day that passes that he doesn't show me in some form or another how much he loves me. While I was contemplating somethin...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 34
It was a regular morning like any other except this morning I am supposed to have chronic no shows come and pick up items they said they wanted to buy. The first one actually came. The next one is due in a couple of hours. I am thinking he will come too, but no matter what, I am ahead of the day ...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 26
Some of you may have guessed that we have been out of town since Tuesday morning.  We arrived home on Thursday at 6PM.  This rabbit lives in Terminal B at the Sacramento International Airport.  What is remarkable is Lawrence Argent, the artist who created Bunny Foo Foo for the Hall winery, create...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 25
Only rarely do I publish a post unaccompanied with a photo or graphic of some sort. That’s especially true if I've been to a delightful restaurant reknown for great food and ambiance. Add in, great company, and the rarity becomes rarer still. But, that's what happened today while I enjoyed lunch ...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Comments 27
n I Am Grateful For A Lifetime Of Learning  I Am Grateful For A Lifetime Of Learning     For me, learning is an adventure. Ongoing.   Each and every day.  It could be called the ultimate 'do anywhere, do anytime' type of activity.  It is definitely a part of life.   As a child.  We grow. In numer...

By Mike Cooper, GRI, Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 13
I have become a serf in the Kingdom of Stuff. I've come to realize that my stuff isn't serving me, I'm serving it. Ironically, I started this post 8/25/2016. This post has been sitting in my draft folder for three years, and sadly, I'm still a serf. In August of 2016, I had just gone through a lo...