The multiple roles that a real estate professional performs on a daily basis have remained, for the most part, unchanged over the years. What has changed is how information is delivered and exchanged.
From cloud computing to social networks, clients are looking to real estate professionals to make use of tools and technology that take the stress out of the transaction process. Creating a well-organized and strategic way to integrate technology into your business is an important factor when considering your overall marketing strategy.
Below are six technology tools invaluable to the real estate industry as a whole and your personal business in particular. Not only can these tools benefit your business and your clients, but they will simplify your life as well. Read More.
Many times, LinkedIn becomes the “set it and forget it” network. But for real estate professionals, there can be a huge opportunity to connect with your current sphere as well as deepen professional relationships with people you recently have met.
If you haven’t been by LinkedIn lately, I highly recommend you check it out. There are two new features which can really enhance your LinkedIn experience. Read More.
To access the new Facebook Graph search, you need to go to https://facebook.com/about/graphsearch.
Scroll to the bottom of the page and sign up for the beta. It seems like they are rolling this new feature out in waves, so if you don’t have access to it now, you will likely have it soon. Read More.
Knowing your way around your email inbox is, of course, crucial if you want to get anything done. But it’s also necessary to avoid making a fool of yourself with silly (and unfortunately all too common) communication mistakes. Here’s a list of the most common email blunders to avoid:
1. Not including the email thread in your reply.
Think about how many emails you receive every day. When you’re communicating with dozens of people a day, sometimes you forget where you were in a particular conversation or what the conversation was even about, right? Read More.
What’s the only thing better than 25 ways to master your iPhone? 25 more.
In case you missed our first round-up of 25 assorted iPhone tips and tricks, be sure to read these simple ways you can get more out of your smartphone investment.
In the first post we covered everything from how to dry out a wet iPhone and fixing those dang “autocorrect” issues to using the phone cord to take a picture (and why) and making your own ringtone without having to pay your carrier.
And now we’ve got another 25 awesome things to try with your iPhone, many of which you weren’t aware of. Read More.
An assortment of iPhone and iPad apps can help real estate agents enhance their business. Here are seven highlighted by RealtyBizNews.com.
MagicPlan: Enables the use of a device’s camera to create detailed floor plans using a few pictures of each room to calculate dimensions, arranging the rooms on the grid, and allowing agents to save the floor plan to the device or email it to contacts. Read More.
Ever scoff at someone for buying refurbished? Or found yourself dropping $40 on an HDMI cable? We all hear (and spread) tech myths to mostly harmless ends, but in some cases those myths end up costing you a lot of money. Here are a few of the worst offenders.
Technology myths spread through a number of channels. Perhaps it’s as simple as a retailer pushing overpriced products, or it’s the stigma of not buying something brand new. With that in mind, let’s save some money and debunk the myths that steal your hard earned cash from your wallet. Read More.
Today, if you tell someone you’ll be in touch, he or she may not only ask when, but how. Modern technology has dramatically changed the way we communicate, providing multiple ways to stay connected at any time. For small and medium-sized businesses, this means big opportunities to stay competitive, provided that they understand technology trends and use them to their advantage.
Check out these leading trends set to amplify in 2013, providing businesses with key ways to keep profits and customer satisfaction up. Read More.
Since most people understand the value of taking those steps, let’s go deeper. To really harness the power of LinkedIn, don’t make these mistakes:
1. You give only because you expect to receive. Read More.
There were three very significant announcements made in social media over the last week or so, that you want to make sure you know about!
1. Archive your tweets. For the first time ever, Twitter has announced on its blog that you can now archive all of your tweets. Previously, it was tough to see even a few days of tweets because they would simply “drop off” the Twitter radar and not be available to view. We know tweets have been catalogued by the Library of Congress for some time, but the ability to go in and download all of your previous tweets is a big step. Read More.