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Craig's Classroom Blog is a series of short technology articles for Real Estate Professionals. You will learn how to work with and improve on your online points of presence. Craig teaches about practical technology usage that you will find useful in your daily workflow. Work smarter!
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The AR Developer team is working hard behind the scenes on a list of items that we want to see on our site. Quite a few things have been checked off, many more are still waiting to get looked at.The top couple of things on my personal wishlist are (1) fixing the commenting system on the site and ...
01/31/2022
I have written posts about how to embed videos in posts in the past, but things have changed and I thought I should update this how-to topic. The good news is that it is now easier than ever.When you find a good video that you want to share in a post, the first thing you'll need to do is get the ...
01/29/2022
Every single blogger on ActiveRain should be utilizing the blog signature feature. A blog signature is a block of text that appears in the "Posted By" section of every blog post. Imagine a visitor has found their way to their post and just made it all the way to the bottom. They are very impresse...
01/26/2022
Google Maps is an amazing tool. Besides the regular map, there are other modes you can enter such as Google Earth and Google Street view. In street view, you can look around in 360 degrees as if you were actually there. There's a pretty good chance you have discovered street view already. But in ...
01/08/2022
If you've blogged on ActiveRain for any length of time, you'll notice something very different than a blog that you have on your regular website. The comments you get on your regular website blog is probably 99.9% spam and put right into the trash. And the 0.1% of REAL comments are probably few a...
12/03/2021
update November 2021note: the workarounds in this post are no longer necessary thanks to the AR dev team making the needed corrections!! The "clear formatting" point below is not a bug however and is still a good consideration for you to take a look at.-----How's it going there bloggers? If you f...
08/20/2021
We've seen some very nice improvements on the ActiveRain site in recent months. The presentation of the site is taking on a more modern and polished look. Thank you to the AR team for working on these things!Meanwhile, for those using the site frequently (i.e. this means the reader of this post),...
06/21/2021
Inserting photos or other graphics into our blog posts is an essential step to creating a presentation that is compelling. The textual content is also essential, but can you imagine picking up a magazine that had no photos in it at all? How much better to attract our attention when images are add...
04/30/2021
Who doesn't enjoy a day at the park? Silver Lake Park is located on the north shore of Staten Island. If you need an outdoor getaway, there are all kinds of things to do here! Located in the center of the park is a good sized lake. Trails go all the way around the lake for running and walking. It...
04/10/2021
It's a retail strategy. You know the one...Let's price the potato chips at $3.99 because psychologically 3 dollars sounds better than 4 dollars (even though it is really being sold for 4 dollars). That works fine for potato chips. However, is that .99 strategy equally as good for selling a house ...
03/12/2021
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