Category: The People of Real Estate

  • 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!

    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 […]

  • BuzzRE OC Wrap-up!

    The BuzzRE  OC event was so awesome…   I met so many great people and the speakers came through with awesome presentations. Thanks again to everyone who took the time to join us! Some of the highlights were: Jon Lansner: Compared to any time in recent memore, there’s actually some good news to talk about […]

  • 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 […]

  • Another Rock’n Inman Conference

    As always, the Real Estate Connect Event put on by Inman this year rocked!  The information, the people, the food, the fun…  it’s just way too much fun (honestly too much!).  And I know I’m a bit biased, but I hang with a really great group of people, even if you’all do stay out a […]

  • The trouble with Marc’s approach to Twitter

    Like many real estate professionals who are using the internet to market themselves, Marc seems to be overlooking the fact that the best clients come from your friends [link is broken, so I removed it]… your real friends. Most agents know this implicitly, but don’t necessarily make the connection to how they need to operate online. […]

  • One hell of a lucky guy

  • How to use Flickr photos in a blog post

    I just got question in an email from a real estate agent, and I figured my answer could probably help ore than a few people. “I have been on Flickr and found some great photos from my area.  How do I know if these pictures are the ‘creative customs’ license?  Can I just use them? […]

  • Playboy is looking for a pose from the hottest…

    …Bloggers (thank you TechCrunch for the story).   And no one in the real estate space was picked.   😉 But it did remind me to check and confirm that Google still thinks RCG has the sexiest real estate agents.