Twitter Upgrades – July 2012

Last week Twitter introduced new features intended to make searching the social network much easier. The first - and biggest - addition is search auto-complete. As you can see in this video link, when you begin to type in the search field Twitter will show you some terms that may match your query. This will … Continue reading Twitter Upgrades – July 2012

Optmizing Your Real Estate Facebook Business Page

As of March 31st all Facebook Business Pages were converted to the new Timeline format - whether you wanted it or not!  So what exactly does this mean? For one thing you lost the ability to set a default landing page for new followers -- so now it is important that your cover photo and … Continue reading Optmizing Your Real Estate Facebook Business Page

Where Are Your Marketing Dollars Going?

ActiveRain surveyed more than 2,000 Real Estate professionals and concluded that more than 6 in 10 agents have their own IDX website that features listing feeds from a local multiple listing service (MLS). Typically the 'average agent' will spend $75/month on their IDX website -- so where do these extra expenditures come into play? AND … Continue reading Where Are Your Marketing Dollars Going?

Microsoft Surface – Redmond’s big entry into the competitive tablet market

The New Microsoft tablet platform, named "Surface" is starting to make appearances on the internet. Microsoft contracted with a hardware to come up with an entirely new tablet platform to showcase it's upcoming tablet operating system, Windows RT. The specs are fairly decent - 10.6 inch Cleartype HD 16:9 aspect-ratio HD screen with Gorill Glass … Continue reading Microsoft Surface – Redmond’s big entry into the competitive tablet market