Ever write a post on you AR that you feel is so good, so helpful, you just know it is going to earn you a gold star? Maybe you get the star maybe you don't. But leverage the time and effort you took to write your masterpiece by also posting it to the Real Estate Guide sectionof Zillow.com.
The Real Estate Guide is written and maintained wiki-style. It is a place to find up-to-date and relevant information on home buying, selling and financing, written for and by Zillow's community of users. Any registered Zillow user can add, edit, remove and change the content in the wiki. You can also create new pages about topics that aren't yet covered. The person who wrote or last edited the article,will get attribution by why of their photo/logo displayed, which will be linked to their Zillow profile.
The categories of the wiki are broken down into Buyers, Sellers, Owners and Agents. Some article examples are:
Buyers- Do I Need A Home Warranty
Sellers- Critical Selling Mistakes To Avoid
Owners- Do You Need An Architect
Agents- Agent Website Solutions
So leverage what you are already doing on Active Rain with the Zillow Real Estate Guide and get exposure for you expertise in multiple places. Unfortunately, Zillow doesn't give gold stars, but your article will be on a site that attracts 4 million unique users a month.