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Here is an update the ActiveRain labs on what we're working on right now!Back in March of 2015, we introduced a new notification icon in the header of our website that was designed to help our members see when people are engaging with the ideas they share on ActiveRain. That little icon has done ...
Get start times, age groups, directions, and tips for the Woodinville Egg Hunt happening on Sunday, Marcy 29th, 2015. Kids from Woodinville, Bothell, and Kirkland will be lining up to find 30,000 Easter Eggs stuffed by local churches for the event!   What Time Does the Woodinville Egg Hunt Start?...
I was never very good at keeping secrets.  Sometimes, you just get so excited that you just have to tell somebody what you're up to! One of the key concepts we think about a lot is the idea of validation. Basically, if you write a blog, ask a question, answer a question, or partake in other activ...
When we started working on the new activity feed for the home page, one of the scariest questions for our team was, "What if the content that shows up on the home page is just a bunch of crap?" And out of all of the content that we were going to place on the home page, the one that worried me the...
Update: Thank you all for your participation. The survey is now closed.   Hi everyone, As part of our release on January 26th, we released a beta version of the new activity feed that we are planning to add to the home page. We set up this test page so you can look through the feed and provide us...
We get a lot of questions from people who want to know what's going on in the "secret laboratory" of ActiveRain.  Well, right now the project that we are working on is a new activity feed for the home page on our website. The New Home Page Activity Feed When you visit our existing home page, you ...
Thank you to everyone who helped to test out our new Q&A site yesterday.  This blog has some of the interesting questions we came across as our team closely monitored the new release. We finished the day with 80 questions and 240 answers, which in my opinion is a great ratio! Most Answered These ...
I am the creator of the Top Contributor Badge on ActiveRain.  It's all my fault, I admit it!  That being said, I still stand behind the idea. There have been no shortage of blog posts, comments, and social media shares with Trulia conspiracy theories and other such craziness.  Our intention with ...
Wouldn't it be great to see your name printed in the local newspaper dishing out local real estate advice? A couple of months ago, we announced that we were starting an ActiveRain Media Team.  Members of the media team are provided with a special media kit to help them reach out to their local p...
This is a media kit for members of the ActiveRain community who want to leverage our recent infographic on the Biggest Home Seller Mistakes to get their name printed in local print/online media sources. Make sure you read the post Press Coverage and PR Basics for Real Estate if this is your first...

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