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A bunch of ideas from my experience working in technology and with agents & brokers across the country.
Another REBarcamp coming to a city near you!  Just learned that REBarcamp-Chicago will be announced for June 15.  Time and place will be posted very soon on the REBarcamp website. Following the planning and the event on Twitter: #rebcchi People to contact about the event: Tony Lazzari (@TonyLazz)...
Using Facebook and Salesforce for Viral Marketing Tuesday, April 21, 2009 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT From the announcement I received via email: "Join Clara Shih (author of The Facebook Era) and Ryan Nichols (VP, Products at Appirio) as we explore how enterprises are are turning to Facebook and Sale...
In case you missed it from REtechSouth, here's a link to our presentations slides from our session "Why Market Data Matters Now More Than Ever" session on Slideshare (just click on the link to access).To follow Mike Simonsen, Altos Research (or me!) on Twitter: @mikesimonsen @altosresearch @scott...
If you're not one of the fortunate 400+ people here in Atlanta today for the REtechSouth conference, you can follow the action with Twitter hash tag = #rets    
Fred Wilson is a leading voice in the venture capital industry.  His blog - "A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC" generally focuses on technology and perspectives in the software application industry. I came across this recent blog post - "The Rising Power Of Social Media As A Traffic Driver" - showing ...
I normally blog about real estate marketing ideas, but the data geek in me was compelled to share a couple of great resources that I read to provide some clarity on "policomics" (= "politics + economics" of the Beltway and the media...). Grasping Reality with Both Hands - This is a J. Bradford De...
If you weren't able to attend the REBarcamp Virginia today, check out the video of attendees sharing their best "takeaways" from the day: Following the event throughout the day on Twitter, it was pretty clear that the Barcamps are consisten...
So maybe you think that I'm pounding away too much at the same topic this week - "Personal Branding."  Yes, this is just a guy having some fun and pursuing an interest that he let fall by the wayside when life got in the way.  But there's a fantastic lesson in all of this - Find your niche, let e...
This weekend, I posted a quick article about how quickly and easily you can build a personal brand by choosing a niche and then telling the world in a simple blog, using a friend's quest to watch 100 bands in 100 days. Still don't believe me?  Now he's been picked up on USA Today's blog by Whiney...
I know Nick from college.  He's a guy that moved to NYC in 2002 with no job and no prospects after working as an admin at an Minnesota-based advertising powerhouse.  Found an apartment in Brooklyn before it was cool to live in Brooklyn.  Everyone figured he'd last about 6-8 months. Then worked hi...

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Real Estate Marketing Strategy: Tips and Ideas. We work with real estate professionals and Altos Research subscribers all across the country. This blog is an exchange of ideas that we've learned from our daily interaction and events like Inman-Connect and the REBarcamps.