New Features Just Added to Facebook!

We always try to keep you updated with information on trending items in social media and technology for Real Estate - so here is your end of May update! Promoted Posts Before now your reach on Facebook was limited by the scope of Faceook's EdgeRank algorithm - meaning when you posted an update your content … Continue reading New Features Just Added to Facebook!

Facebook IPO – Diamond or Coal?

See we were all so excited when the Facebook IPO was announced. After all, it's THE premiere social network. How could we NOT make money? This could be just like Google, right? Well, maybe not. Speculations aside, there were some very interesting things that happened before, during and after the IPO. Before Prior to the … Continue reading Facebook IPO – Diamond or Coal?

Renting vs Buying your Own House

One of the biggest investments that people make in their lifetime is buying a new home. However, before finalizing the decision to buy a new home, most of them face the dilemma whether to rent a house or buy a house. If you belong to the group of this confusion struck people, it would be … Continue reading Renting vs Buying your Own House

Large Brokerage Pulls Out of REALTOR.com

Minnesota-based Edina Realty Inc. is going to remove its listings from REALTOR.com within the next 10 days. Edina Realty which is a dominating presence in the Minneapolis-St. Paul market announced back in November that it would stop syndicating listings to REALTOR.com, Trulia and other national, third-party listing portals. Edina cites concerns about the accuracy of … Continue reading Large Brokerage Pulls Out of REALTOR.com

75 Real Estate Blogging Topics

Twice a month (if not more) I speak with REALTORS® at local boards and MLSs about using social media networks effectively - one major question I get is "WHAT DO I BLOG ABOUT!". So I've complied a quick list for you. My suggestion would be to export this list into a word doc. and create … Continue reading 75 Real Estate Blogging Topics

What to Avoid for Optimal On Page SEO

I spend a lot of time telling my Real Estate clients what they should be doing when thinking about their marketing and SEO effotys.  This post will outline what you should be avoiding when working on your SEO. Flash - Simply stated search engines cannot see the content in any Flash file.  This makes a … Continue reading What to Avoid for Optimal On Page SEO

Is there Something in the new Google+ for You?

Last month, Google released a major upgrade to it's Google+ Social platform. While Google has struggled to make Google+ the premier social destination (they claim to have more than 170 million users at this time), they have been unable to garner the following of Facebook or even Twitter for that matter. Of course, they want … Continue reading Is there Something in the new Google+ for You?