Tag: Microsoft

  • Craig continues his dominant march by…

    …effectively marginalizing Microsoft’s classified service.

  • 5 Reasons Microsoft Search Still Sucks

    All the talk about Yahoo, Microsoft, and Google reminded me that I hadn’t checked to see if Microsoft has made any improvement to their search results in quite a while… I know one term doesn’t make a rule, but I’ve found the term [Seattle Real Estate Blog] to be great for testing out the search […]

  • Sramana Mitra gives Trulia a $100M to $150M valuation and…

    thinks they should be one of the next stops on Microsoft’s buying binge.

  • Going way back before I took my job at…

    …Move, I landed a 30-minute meeting with Dan Rosensweig (COO of Yahoo at the time), where I tried to convince him that I should lead up a team for Yahoo to build a platform that would help real estate professionals market themselves at a local level using the various tools Yahoo had in-house (at the […]

  • Highlights of the Hitwise data for real estate traffic…

    Inman just published the latest Hitwise traffic data for the month of January: Yahoo up, MSN down in latest Hitwise real estate site rankings My commentary: The fact that Hitwise had Move.com bouncing up to #2 last month only only to fall back to #8 the following month says less about Move.com’s traffic and more […]

  • Forbes likes my idea of MicroHoo turning over…

    …their combined real estate vertical to one of the big players in the space: “And the Microsoft-Yahoo! combo needs to make sure that it owns the cream of these, including Kayak in the travel vertical and Trulia in real estate.”

  • I’m with Joel in wondering what…

    ..MicroHoo would mean for online real estate…  (and especially for Move who did not renew the contracts to run the listings behind AOL Real Estate AND Yahoo Rentals last year). My guess is that it would be a good thing for Move as it would provide at least another year of breathing space while senior […]

  • RE.net Acronyms

    Jim got me thinking about some of the acronyms that I use on 4realz and other common terms I’ve seen others use: AG: AgentGenius.com AR: ActiveRain BR: BlueRoof BHB: Bloodhound Blog CB: Coldwell Banker CH: Cyberhomes CL: Craigslist CMS: Content Management System CRM: Customer Relationship Management FBS: FBS Blog FOREM: Future of Real Estate Marketing […]