SOURCE: BiggerPockets, Inc.
DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Sep 6, 2012) - BiggerPockets (http://www.biggerpockets.com), announced today that it has crossed the 100,000 member milestone, further cementing its place as the premier real estate social networking destination.
"This is an incredible milestone," said Joshua Dorkin, Founder and CEO of BiggerPockets. "Increasingly, it is becoming more and more difficult to capture people's attention online and off, but our focus on providing quality crowd-sourced content, a safe networking environment, and valuable tools and resources, has allowed us to thrive and establish the go-to real estate investing destination online -- 100,000 members strong and growing."
BiggerPockets is much more than its social network. The site also offers tools to facilitate deal making, networking, education, marketing, and analysis. Its popular BiggerPockets Blog brings together some of the most successful and influential real estate investors in the industry, to provide commentary, news, and tips on how to profit from real estate. Over 10 million unique visitors have visited the site's thousands of articles, Q&A forums, and other resources.
"BiggerPockets has been an essential tool for the building of my business," said J Scott Steinhorn, former Microsoft & eBay Senior Manager, now full-time real estate investor. "I've generated nearly $1M in real estate profits in the past 4 years, and much of that is directly attributable to the knowledge and relationships I've generated from BiggerPockets."
"Members like Mr. Steinhorn are not atypical," says Dorkin. "The site was created to establish a beacon of credibility in an industry dominated by gurus, sharks and snake-oil salesmen. Whether we face challenging or boom times in the economy, our goal is for BiggerPockets to help people find the opportunities that exist so they can capitalize, and find the financial success that they seek. 100,000 is just the beginning of the next phase of our exciting growth story."
BiggerPockets is a social network focused on real estate investment, designed to simplify networking, deal making, data evaluation, education, marketing and transactions for investors, consumers and professionals. BiggerPockets is a Denver-based startup company, and a growing number of prominent news organizations and websites have turned to it for the expert advice it can offer.