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Just came across a great post by Marc Davison on his 1000watt blog, that asks why is it that at a time when American consumers are buying more and more luxury products at premium prices, the real estate brokerage innovations are all happening in the discount arena.
Because to be successful in real estate in 2007 you must have some design tricks up your sleeve."To start it off let me post my top 5 list: 1. http://logolounge.com - Logo collection for inspiration categorized by keywords and industry. Pay site. 2. http://sxc.hu - Free stock photo exchange site....
I love ActiveRain (duh), but the problem I am having is that the more I participate the more wrapped into it I become. Before I know it, I am following four or five active blog posts and my email inbox is going crazy with New Comment notices. This presents a problem with me because my email inb...
It's not like this wasn't seen coming a mile away, but it is interesting how many of the real estate web 2.0 companies are starting to enter each others turf."Soon, we will be launching the capability for brokers to automatically upload active listings for free to Zillow,"Next thing you know Zill...
If you have nothing better to do with your time, check out the Iamfacingforeclosure blog created by Casey Serin. A very trippy blog, that according to it's hater'z encapsulates everything bad about the real estate bubble.Here is an interesting quote from a CNET article published today about the ...
Am I addicted to email? If not I am most definitely addicted to my rss reader. According to behavior psychologists I get the same type of rush or high when I receive a new email, or discover a new blog post in my rss feedreader, as gamblers get when they receive a slot machine payout or win a p...
I can't wait for Bloggers Connect in July. It is a one day prelude to the annual Inman Connect San Francisco conference which is always a highlight of my year. Most of the AR development team is going to be there and Matt and me will be present to award the winners of Project Blogger. I also beli...
It always irks me when I hear the phrase the "agents are the gatekeepers"! That is ridiculous. The lead generators are the gatekeepers. The agents are the information. To me the future of real estate marketing is all about communicating local market knowledge as far and wide as possible. Pat ...
Now that I have officially renamed my ActiveRain blog to something that more matches my state of being, I can start blogging more in line with the way God made me. I have 9 windows open on my 30" display, I don't have the time - I mean attention span - to write out lengthy well thought out posts....
Picnik is a new free program that allows you to upload and edit your photos directly within your browser. I have seen a few of these types of programs in the past, but nothing comes close to this one. (Try out the "boost" filter, under the Creative Tools tab)