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“With more than 310,713 members (as of August 13, 2019), ActiveRain is the largest and most active professional social network in the real estate industry. We are a community of real estate agents, brokers, home stagers, inspectors, lenders, and other industry professionals who are committed to learning how to do our jobs better, building connections, and having some fun along the way! (taken from activerain “about” page)
The ActiveRain “about” page goes on to say that AR, is the largest storehouse of real estate knowledge base with well over 4 million blog posts and hundreds being added daily.
Being involved in ActiveRain has helped to raise our caliber of blogging proficiency. This is a network where professionals tied to the real estate industry, who have similar tastes and opinions are able to help each other through education, networking, and years of experience. There are many personal relationships that have developed over time, which helps create one of the best nationwide referral networks for our real estate industry. We also get to participate in one of the finest blogging platforms in the social network and real estate world.
ActiveRain Top Real Estate Educational Tool
I am very fortunate to have found this fabulous platform for real estate. The interaction and the relationships I am building throughout the ActiveRain network have created a very uplifting inspirational experience and a perfect way for clients to gain education and knowledge about Sedona and the Verde Valley.
Sheri Sperry Is Number One in Sedona, The Verde Valley, Yavapai County and All of Northern Arizona!
I started blogging back in 2012. It took, a lot of time, understanding how it works and how to interact, and network with others on ActiveRain. I kept accumulating points through my active blogging about many different topics related to Sedona and real estate. By late 2015, I became the number one ranked blogger for Sedona. I continue to be the number one blogger for all of Northern Arizona. As for my overall rank in Arizona, I am currently the 3rd ranked real estate agent (as of May, 2019) and will continue to improve my ranking for all of Arizona as I continue to blog! There are 40,000 + real estate agents in Arizona.
Buyers & Sellers Have An Information & Marketing Advantage
This gives my buyers and sellers an advantage. I have a treasure of information available for those who are interested in the Sedona area real estate market. My ActiveRain blog “Sedona Property Solutions from A to Z” along with my SellSedona.com blog “Sedona Real Estate News & Info From A to Z” provides well over 940+ blog posts. 27+ posts have been featured on the entire ActiveRain network. The reach for a feature is 300,000+ viewers! Many more of my posts have been featured in individual categories such as “Photos” as well as marketing categories.
Besides all the education I receive, we have challenges monthly that are designed to motivate, inspire, help us plan and teach us new techniques and technology. We also get to interact and network with hundreds of real estate professionals across the US and Canada. This gives each of us a keen idea of who to refer to clients. This is by far another great advantage our clients have. Many of the blog posts I read include areas and buildings that another agent is marketing. I may be able to direct a client to a certain area in another geographic location from the information I glean off a blog. This could be very helpful to my clients.
As of August 13, 2019, I have posted 1,074+ blog posts on ActiveRain, with clicks approaching 1,000,000 actual views. My overall content on SellSedona.com is unsurpassed in our market.
Most of my blogs are pushed to ActiveRain from SellSedona.com. At SellSedona.com my blog has a vibrant search engine to find any of my blogs that have been posted. Just place the search term in the box and any blog post that matches that criteria will come up on the screen.
My Website (SellSedona.com) Blog
As an example, type Sellers into the search box. Just like Google, you will see posts that have that search term.
There are 13 pages of blogs with the search term “Sellers”.
One of the advantages of using my blog as a reference site is the ability to “google” or search the article or blog base. When you use the search box, it only searches my information based on the term you put in. Generally, this will give you much more relevant and useful information because you are searching for a particular database. Most of the information you get you can apply generally to other geographic areas but the slant of my blog will always be with Sedona or the Verde Valley or Northern Arizona as a reference point. For example, I may talk about fall projects but fall can start as early as late August in some areas of the country. In Sedona, fall will pick up in mid to late October. So you may not see a blog on this subject until early to mid-October.
If you are looking for any information on real estate, start here! If you don’t find what you are looking for, contact me to help you. After all, I am YOUR Solutions REALTOR®