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Real estate agents and brokers have become early adopters of technology. Here are some of the top ways I'm using technology in my business.

How Much Online Influence Do You Have?

Klout is a score between 1-100 that is determined by aggregating your activity and engagement across several social media sites. The higher your Klout score the more influential you are online. Does Online Influence Matter?  Twenty years ago advertising agency types used a word like “brand” only when referring to very large companies like Coca […]

The Last Day of January 2014 (This Week on Twitter)

OMG, it’s the last Friday of the month and the last day of January! So that means it’s been a hectic week topped off by a crazy Friday of trying to push all those closings through before the end of the month. Are those deep breathing exercises working? Nope, not really. Anyway, I had my […]

This Week on Twitter

It’s the third full week of the New Year. Many of you probably came out of the gate with all kinds of energy, determination and aspirations. This is usually about the time when you start to hit the wall and really have to push to stay committed to those goals or resolutions. It’s time to […]

This Week on Twitter

If you follow a lot of real estate people your Twitter stream was likely full of Tweets from New York and the annual Inman Connect Conference this week. To get a full recap of the event just do a Twitter search on the #ICNY hashtag. Scrolling through the results tells me that popular topics included […]

This Week on Twitter

Wow! The first full week of 2014 and it went by in a whirlwind. Seems like the world was back to work and back to sharing great content on Twitter. Here are some highlights from the week. There are varying opinions about the value of online influence, how it’s measured and if it even matters. […]

Does “Klout” Matter

Your Klout score is a number between 1-100 that represents how influential you are online. The higher your score the more influence you have. It is determined by monitoring your activity on sites including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and others. How is Your Klout Score Determined? Klout monitors your activity across various social networks and […]

A Night at Google LA Discussing The New Digital Age

The Google LA speaker series has been going on for about a year now. Last week Dustin and I were lucky enough to get ourselves on the invite list to hear Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen discuss their new book. Visiting a Google campus is always a treat and the Google LA facility, which is […]

Navigating #SXSW

South by South West (#SXSW) in a huge interactive, film and music conference that happens yearly in Austin. It’s been on my to-do list for a few years and this year I’m happy to be a first time attendee! I thought I was organized and prepared to get myself off to a great start. However, was […]

SEO and the Black Art of Getting Free Traffic

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That was the title of Alon Shwartz’s talk on SEO as part of the Amplify Mentor Series. One of the insights he shared is that a good title is critical to SEO. In fact, he suggested that you should use tools like Google Ad Words and Google Trends to research key words and make sure […]

3 Takeaways from Inman Connect (#icny)

It was the first time in several years that I got to attend Inman Connect in New York City as a spectator. Usually I’m racing from meeting to meeting, moderating panels, working a booth and hosting events. I had a some really great meetings but I also got to spend lots of time sitting front […]