Austin TX Real Estate - Hill Country Austin Lakeway Homes for Sale: Featured Member Spotlight

Featured Member Spotlight

WOW!  Can you believe it?  I check my emails yesterday, as I do every 2 seconds, and I get the ActiveRain newsletter.  I usually skim through it fairly quickly, but then head to the featured blog pages if a title caught my attention.  I was scrolling and scrolling and about to click out of that and into my next email when I saw a face I recognized. 

It was MY face!  I was highlighted in the Member Spotlight section.  They even mentioned my birthday and my daughter.  How very interesting.  I had just assumed that they were taking excerpts from the members' profile for the spotlight.  I had no idea a real human was writing them, and then also writing personal stuff that didn't come from the profile.  The person who wrote it even knew Alyssa turned 8 months old a couple of days ago, and I didn't even do an 8 month blog.

Member Spotlight

Donna Harris, ASP (Re/Max HiNet)

Donna Harris is an Accredited Staging Professional and RE/MAX agent in the Dallas TX area. She just celebrated her birthday on July 11th, and her darling daughter, Alyssa, just turned 8 months! Donna also belongs to "24" - the Unofficial Jack Bauer Blog Group.

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I would just like to say THANK YOU to ActiveRain for continuing to make this site personal and not letting automation take over.  I would also like to thank the numerous people who have contacted me since the newsletter came out.  I guess people actually do read newsletters instead of just hitting delete as I admit to doing sometimes.

Keep up the progressions ActiveRain!!  Slow and steady wins the race!

15 commentsDonna Harris • July 18 2008 08:34AM

Comments

Donna - Congrats on the recognition. You gotta know that someone likes your blog when they know the details! :-)

Posted by Lindsey Hasford (Coldwell Banker Vision) over 6 years ago

Donna,

This is very cool recognition indeed. Out of 98,500 members you were featured. That's pretty amazing odds. Great job.

Steve

Posted by Steve Hoffacker, New Home Sales Trainer/Coach, Sales Books Author (Hoffacker Associates LLC) over 6 years ago

Lindsey, Exactly, that's what I'm talking about... though Alyssa was probably the first AR baby blogged about.

Steve, I know!  And just think, when I got in my car yesterday, the odometer read 66.6 and I thought it was going to be a horid day.  For a good part of the day, things went really bad, like a closing that didn't fund, but overall, it was a good day.

Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor, CDPE & ASP - Hill Country Lakeway Austin (Donna Homes, PLR) over 6 years ago

Donna:  Congratulations on being the featured agent.  But... you were already at the top of many of our lists even before this came out :)  Take care... hope you had a great birthday !

Posted by Karen Anne Stone, Fort Worth Real Estate (New Home Hunters of Fort Worth and Tarrant County) over 6 years ago

Karen, Thank you!  And Bday dinner is tonight at Maggiano's.  It should be fun, except they make you pay for your own bday dessert, which I think is rude!

Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor, CDPE & ASP - Hill Country Lakeway Austin (Donna Homes, PLR) over 6 years ago

Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!!!  Tell them your unhappy with experience (which will be true - dessert) & I bet you $100 you'll get free dessert. The dessert is the first settlement in the unhappy silence the customer scenario.

Posted by Greg Nino, Houston, Texas (RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP) over 6 years ago

Donna, congrats on the feature, and nice ThemThem to the Active Rain Network! WTG!!!!!

Posted by * Rate A Home (Rate A Home) over 6 years ago

Hey Donna...

  My birthday is Monday,.,..do they come like on Publisher's Clearing House with Flowers, candles and cake ?  Hope you had a happy....obviously, all good and talented folks are born in July !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS (Keller Williams 414-525-0563) over 6 years ago

Congratulations on being in the spotlight. A recognition to a very deserving person.

Posted by Robert L. Brown, Grand Rapids Real Estate Bellabay Realty, West Michigan (www.mrbrownsellsgr.com) over 6 years ago

Greg, You owe me $100... granted, we didn't say it was a bad experience, but they did not it was my bday because they put candles in the cheesecake even...  I waited tables too many years to complain about an experience unless it was horid.

Duane, Thank you!

Sally & David, Nope, not like Publishers... Mike did take me to the store to pick out cupcakes.  That's a first for him to even think of something like that, so he got a gold star.

Robert, Thank you!  *blush*

Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor, CDPE & ASP - Hill Country Lakeway Austin (Donna Homes, PLR) over 6 years ago

Day 100: The Money Shot Here you go Donna. I just noticed there are 2 pictures of you on the screen. 1 from your blog and the other to the top right. You might give your fans Donna overload! :) I dare you to grab that $100 bill ;)

Posted by Greg Nino, Houston, Texas (RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP) over 6 years ago

Donna congratulations on being featured.  I haven't seen the newsletter how do I receive it.  Am I supposed to do something to get it.

Posted by Jeff Thornton, ABR CRB CRS CSP e-Pro GRI (Jeff Thornton ABR CRB CRS CSP e-Pro GRI) over 6 years ago

Greg, I moved the dollar, but didn't see anything...

Jeff, Thank you!  I don't know how to sign up for the newsletter as it just started showing up in my email a few weeks ago...  I didn't do anything to get it.  You might want to check your junk box?

Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor, CDPE & ASP - Hill Country Lakeway Austin (Donna Homes, PLR) over 6 years ago

Donna: That is so cool.... I havent seen it yet. Maybe I've missed it. I'll check on it now.

Posted by Loreena Yeo, RealtorĀ® | Frisco TX Community Ambassador (3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Frisco TX Real Estate Co.) about 6 years ago

you're welcome!....hehe

Posted by Rich Jacobson, Your Kitsap County WA Real Estate Broker (Keller Williams West Sound Realty) about 6 years ago

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