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Rainmaker
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

interesting question - what do you consider the bare minimum? 

Jun 21, 2015 08:29 PM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

No. I have the opposite issue of spending too much time on ActiveRain. 

Jun 21, 2015 11:43 PM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

LIke Lise Howe, I would ask what bare minimum means. If spending 1-1.5 hours a day on AR is bare minimum, that's about all I'm willing to give.

Jun 21, 2015 09:30 PM
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I do  20 comments and 10 posts per week. I try to do the minimum when I am busy . But sometimes I cannot comment. I write posts in advance and schedule them. I do not reblog .

Jun 21, 2015 09:19 PM
Rainmaker
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Chris and Dick Dovorany
Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida - Naples, FL
Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty

I never do anything minimally except my decorating is considered minimalist.

Jun 21, 2015 09:02 PM
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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

I do what I have time for in this format.  I don't stress over it anymore.

Jun 22, 2015 12:16 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hi Michael -- what is considered the bare minimum?   As far as I know - there is no time clock or supervisor telling me what I should write, comment, answer, ask or even check in.   

This can be a place that is rather addictive as well as frustrating at times.   Time is definitely a concern and while there may not be a refund policy in place --- I have received some pretty nice returns on my investment of time -- not only business but the relationships that were quite unexpected.   

Jun 22, 2015 12:14 AM
Rainmaker
5,570,665
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I spend a significant amount of time....it benefits me tremendously....

Jun 21, 2015 11:37 PM
Rainmaker
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Michael Thornton I usually spend about an hour a day on ActiveRain.

Jun 21, 2015 11:51 PM
Rainmaker
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

No, I use the bare maximum.

Mar 07, 2019 07:46 AM
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Evelyn M Epperson
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Johns Creek, GA
A Tradition Of [Excellence, Trust & Service]

I do not think I am doing the bare minimum hmm at least I hope not!

Jun 22, 2015 06:10 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I cannot criticize others who may be busier with other facets of their life and can't participate to their fullest.  I had about 6 months where my  participation was in its all time low ...

Jun 22, 2015 04:51 AM
Rainmaker
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Yes I do the bare minimum when I blog in the nude.

Jun 22, 2015 03:52 AM
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John Meussner
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - Walnut Creek, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852

I do less than I used to, but am trying to remain a very active member, I do more than the bare minimum most days.  But really, what is the bare minimum?  Logging in?  20 comments?  Maxing points then bailing?

Jun 22, 2015 03:06 AM
Rainer
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Molly Heyen
RE/MAX Premier Properties - Chicago, IL
Chicago City Estates

I browse through the top posts daily and comment, if I have something to say. I try to post a blog as my boss once a week. This is a small portion of our online activities.

Jun 22, 2015 02:18 AM
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3,001,561
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I do what I can, when I can. It's not something I measure.

Jun 22, 2015 01:44 AM
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

I too am not sure what you mean by bare minimum.  I do what I have time for and don't really stop to count how many comments I make in a day.  I do one post a day because that is my personal goal.  If I have the time and desire to read and comment more, then I do.  I don't stop just because I won't receive points for something. 

Jun 22, 2015 01:32 AM
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Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA
FrankRubiRealEstate.com

I spend only free time on Active Rain. Some weeks more some less. 

Jun 22, 2015 01:22 AM
Rainer
402,418
Raymond Denton
Homesmart / Evergreen Realty - Laguna Beach, CA
Laguna Beach Realtor

To those asking, the bare minimum is logging in.

Jun 22, 2015 01:18 AM
Rainmaker
772,149
Chuck Willman UtahHomes.me
Utah Homes - Alpine, UT
Utah Homes

I choose to pop in and try to comment back. If I have time I will post something. Since the SEO power of AR has been diminished I have been putting time into more beneficial avenues but I'm cautiously optimistic that the new crew can bump the ol' place up a bit. If they can, I may find myself more willing to invest time as I do very much like the people here.

Jun 22, 2015 12:49 AM
Rainmaker
1,624,172
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

If what I do is the bare minimum, then I had better clone myself to reach my full potential in the Rain!

Jun 22, 2015 12:31 AM