Want your website to convert better in 2013?

Pretty sure just about anyone looking to improve their website performance could learn something from Gahlord’s webinar on configuring goals on Google Analytics…

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Your Smart Phone

Just walked out of the first Fusion event put on by the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate crew… So much fun! I had a great time on stage yesterday with Jeff Turner, Gahlord Dewald and Wendy Forsythe talking internet marketing, building online influence, tracking and measuring results and the real value of conversations. Also […]

[updated] NAR Presentations on WordPress and Social Media Optimization

*** UPDATED *** Even better than the slideshare presentations, NAR just published the video recording of my Getting Started with WordPress presentation. If you’re interested in learning about why and how to get involved in using WordPress for your business website, I did my best to explain here: ********** It’s been a busy few weeks since […]

Getting more value out of your LinkedIn connections…

A few years ago, I wrote a post about how to get more value out of LinkedIn, but I really haven’t given enough love to the site since them…  And I have an idea for how to change that.  Starting this week, I’m going to start writing one recommendation each week. I’m starting this “recommendation” […]

Real Estate WordCamp is Coming to NARdiGras!

I’ve been working with the NAR team to put together a WordPress event at NARdiGras, and couldn’t be more excited that we’re ready to start announcing details! In a nutshell, we’ve broken the half-day event into two tracks — one for beginners and one for more advanced WordPress users — and the folks we’ve agreed […]

Is it important to be proud of your real estate website?

One of the things that has stuck out for me in talking with agents and brokers all over the country is just how embarrassed many are by their website.   When an agent hands me their business card, it’s so much more common for them to start making an excuse about their website (“oh… but […]

I read a quote yesterday from Facebook’…

I read a quote yesterday from Facebook’s COO that’s stuck with me because it’s so darn relevant to real estate marketing, but totally unintentionally. According to the story, Sheryl Sandberg (FB’s COO) drew a funnel and described how Google does a great job delivering customers at the “point of sale” but that point-of-sale ad spend […]

WordPress at Real Estate Connect SF?

Are you breaking the rules with WordPress in real estate? I wanna know! The good folks at Inman News have asked me to moderate the WordPress Summit at Real Estate Connect this summer and I couldn’t be more excited! While we haven’t tried to confirm any speakers yet (that’s where I want your help), I’m […]

BuzzRE: Internet Marketing Education for Realtors

About two months ago, the HomeQuest team put on a real estate educational event in Portland that I thought rock’d…  With four great speakers (Gahlord Dewald, Garron Selliken, David Gibbons and myself) and some help from some local title reps, we brought together a few hundred agents to teach them about how they could improve their […]

When I put yesterday’s post together, I…

When I put yesterday’s post together, I had totally forgotten that Jeff Bernheisel recorded a short video of me explaining the Agent Biz Cycle last time I was in Portland. If you’re the type of person who preferes a video explanation, here you go: