Most of you should know that this month was Realtor Safety month. The National Association of Realtors conducted safety and awareness sessions all over the country. Even if this is the first you are hearing about it, you don't have to be left out of the important information that was released about how to stay safe and be aware of dangerous situations. I found some resources … Continue reading the story "Realtor Safety"
Monthly Archives for September, 2011
The new facebook layout is planned to take over tomorrow (sept. 29). What can you do if you find it difficult or the changes hinder your flow? You can change it. There are loads of websites, tricks, and add-ons out there designed by developers to help you maintain the settings that you want. One of my favorite settings is the "I have already read that" setting … Continue reading the story "Customize Facebook Settings"
It is difficult to remember names for everyone especially people that you haven't seen in awhile or just met once. It might be hard to do, but people enjoy the fact that you remembered their name. Using someone's name in conversation makes them feel special and more at ease in the conversation. This has long been a tactic of sales people in cars and furniture … Continue reading the story "How to Remember a Name?"
Yes, it is true. Facebook announced at a recent developer’s conference that they would be sending even more updates down the pipeline. These changes, which are scheduled to go public on Sept. 29, are rather big. Among the changes is a new profile interface code-named Timeline. Timeline will allow you to have a huge picture header on your page. It completely transforms the profile page that … Continue reading the story "More Facebook Updates?"
Have you started using Google+? If you have, then you’ll know that the profile URLs look quite ugly, and are pretty hard to remember. While you can always use URL shorteners like bit.ly to create a short URL for your Google+ profile, getting a vanity URL from a service dedicated to Google+ is much better. Plus.ly is one such service. With Plus.ly, you can create your … Continue reading the story "Shorten Your Name"
Technology keeps increasing, and with that the ability for potential buyers to shop online for homes has increased as well. Buyers that are in the market for a home can go online and view information about a property, a map of the location, video tours, and photos of a prospect new home. In the current culture climate of wanting instant results, buyers are looking to the … Continue reading the story "Video Tours"
Generating loyalty with your clients is a very important part of success in the real estate business. Loyalty is what will keep clients coming back to you for every purchase and sell. Also, it will encourage them to recommend your business to their friends, family, and coworkers. Check out this article from Realtor Magazine on how to generate loyalty through your open houses! Realtor Magazine
The blogosphere is reeling with the new release of some sketchy looking facebook features. Facebook announced yesterday that it is now releasing a list template that would allow users to put friends more easily into circles. Obviously, everyone jumped on the blogs talking about them stealing the idea of Cirlcles from the new social networking rival, Google +, but the folks at Facebook say that … Continue reading the story "Facebook Fights Back"
Google has released an app to receive your documents no longer as attachments, but directly into Google Docs. GoFileDrop, the name of the new app, is offers a free trial all users each allocated 50MB of free data usage. With this app you can let people securely "drop" files into your Google Docs account. It functions kind of like a virtual mail slot because the sender has … Continue reading the story "GoFileDrop"
Microsoft is about to release their new operating system code named Windows 8. After releasing Windows 7 in 2009, they have make huge changes to the interface of this new system. Among the many new features, some which haven't been released yet, is a 10 second start up. They have done a massive re-vamp on the start up process pathway so that it will only … Continue reading the story "Windows 8"