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.
It certainly looks sweet, but we’ll see what Microsoft’s radically redesigned Windows 8 operating system will offer computer users later this year.
Until then, there’s still a lot to learn about your existing Windows PC .
Yes, even if you’ve been tapping and clicking away on it for years, you’ve probably only scratched the surface of what it can do. Like our brains, it’s estimated we only use about 10 percent of what our tech toys are capable of.
To help bridge the gap, here we offer a number of assorted tips and tricks, shortcuts and other little-known features built into your Windows machine. Some are tied specifically to Windows 7 , where indicated, but most are applicable for all versions of Windows released over the past decade. Read More.
Networking goes hand in hand with running a successful business.
But many of us dread walking into a room and introducing ourselves to a bunch of strangers.
Colleen Debaise, the author was asked to share her best networking tips at a meeting of the National Association of Women Business Owners in Philadelphia. Here are the most valuable tips she’s come across – and put to work herself – over the years. Read More.
These days, curating content is the name of the game – especially as you plan your 2013 social media strategy (or planning a blog like this one). As a real estate agent, broker or marketing professional you need to be on the lookout for some of the best content that you can share to increase engagement. Here are 7 favorite sources for great content. Read More.
When it comes to social media there are a lot of articles telling real estate professionals what they need to do, but it is just as important to know what not to do.
Just like in any social situation, there are some important social norms you need to know and a few faux pas’ you need to avoid. Read More.
Social media marketing may be hot, but online search  is still king. That makes it imperative for real estate professionals to have a website that finds itself at the top of major search sites like Google and Bing. If you do not show up at the top, you are missing an opportunity to drive qualified traffic to your site and the chance to be discovered by potential new clients.
So what can you do to make your website search-optimized? If you are tech savvy or have a WordPress site, you will find most of the tips below can easily be accomplished without help. If you are not tech savvy, simply ask your webmaster for help. With this list in hand, you and your webmaster can make your site a search magnet! 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.
Verl Workman, in a recent survey of members in his Top 5 program, talked success in real estate and found the members shared common traits, business philosophies and work habits that have helped them get to the top.
Here are some of the most mentioned areas of focus, according to his survey:
1. Contact Relationship Management – The most important technology you own is your client relationship management system. A CRM that is set up correctly, managed daily and used as a power tool will generate more profitable business than any other source of prospecting. Your CRM must be real estate-specific, manage people and properties, include action plans and be able to work on any device. 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.
Buying a house can sometimes mean buying its problems. From noisy neighbors to black mold to leaky gas tanks, there’s a lot that can go wrong. Here are the five biggest mistakes buyers make. Every homebuyer should take note to avoid an expensive mistake.
Waiting for prices to come down
As smart as you think you are, you cannot sharpshoot the real estate market. You never know when the best time is. Prices ebb and flow, and occasionally, like right now, they go down a lot. Nobody knows when the tide will turn, and based on historic data, it always does. The best you can do is buy within the low, and we’re definitely in the low right now. Read More.