4 real estate hacks I can’t live without

4 real estate hacks I can’t live without

There is an ocean of opportunities to improve your personal business and surprise customers with over-the-top service through technology. I’ve only been immersed in the real estate industry for four years, but I’ve already encountered huge leaps ...
By Hillary Rinehart | Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016
4 tips to save time on social media during the busy season

4 tips to save time on social media during the busy season

We all know that the things you leave to the end of the day are the least likely to get done. However, there are certain tools and strategies that can help you automate your social media, so you can manage your marketing in as little time as possible...
By Erica Tafavoti | Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015
Goodbye, Google Reader — now what?

Goodbye, Google Reader — now what?

Google Reader users may have already noticed the slow demise of this favorite RSS reader. July 1 is the official shutdown date, according to Google, so what now? Although Twitter is proving every day to be a powerhouse for news and content (curate wi...
By Meg Herbert | Thursday, Jun 27, 2013
Life after Google Reader

Life after Google Reader

Google Reader, the beloved RSS application with a loyal user base, is the latest causality of the search engine giant's quest to consolidate and focus on developing core products.How will Google's decision to shut down Reader on July 1 affect real e...
By Tom Flanagan | Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013
3 tips to get the most out of Google FeedBurner

3 tips to get the most out of Google FeedBurner

There is always a lot of discussion regarding how to develop killer content and how to integrate sexy technologies such as a responsive design or HTML5 video into your real estate website or blog. And rightfully so, as these things are really coo...
By Tom Flanagan | Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012
MLS committee gives nod, in concept, to new ways to display property listings

MLS committee gives nod, in concept, to new ways to display property listings

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A National Association of Realtors committee today recommended that the trade group's board of directors, which meets Monday, erase a controversial policy relating to franchisors' pooling and display of Internet Data Exchan...
By Glenn Roberts Jr. | Saturday, Nov 12, 2011
NAR weighs IDX listings display on social media sites

NAR weighs IDX listings display on social media sites

The National Association of Realtors will soon decide whether real estate brokers and agents should have the right to display shared listings data from their multiple listing service by means other than approved websites, such as mobile devices, s...
By Matt Carter | Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011
Top RSS reader apps for iPhone and iPad

Top RSS reader apps for iPhone and iPad

Editor's note: This is an updating list of RSS (really simple syndiation) reader apps are useful for viewing and managing news feeds and other online content. The list, based on a search of the phrase "reader RSS" at TopAppCharts.com, in...
By Inman | Friday, Aug 5, 2011
3 tips to prevent WordPress plug-in problems

3 tips to prevent WordPress plug-in problems

WordPress, the content management system that has taken the world by storm, is always a popular item of discussion among real estate "Web heads." Whenever you get two people who run WordPress sites in the same place together, chances ...
By Gahlord Dewald | Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011
Don’t Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth

Don’t Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth

Written by Nick Lovegrove of limeyboy.com. limeyboy.com has spent over a decade helping real estate agents get more from the web, whilst trying to insulate them from the really geeky parts. We help agents define their online brand through building re...
By Inman | Monday, Nov 29, 2010
Franchise cos. get green light to index listings

Franchise cos. get green light to index listings

NEW ORLEANS -- Realogy Corp. and other real estate franchises will be permitted to index their franchisees' Internet Data Exchange (IDX) listings when their franchisees grant permission, the National Association of Realtors' board of directors ...
By Matt Carter | Monday, Nov 8, 2010
Dive into the link stream

Dive into the link stream

One of the things people do on social networks is share links to things they like. Take a look at any Facebook wall or Twitter stream and you're bound to see a ton of little URL-shortened links leading out to content somewhere else on the Web. Try...
By Gahlord Dewald | Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010
Where’s the ‘wow’?

Where’s the ‘wow’?

My e-mail is filled with spam from vendors trying to sell me products or services for my real estate business that will make me rich. They often include testimonials from agents who use the product or service and are now rich.The real estate compa...
By Teresa Boardman | Thursday, Jun 26, 2008
Sorry Bernice, RSS is not for Lead Generation

Sorry Bernice, RSS is not for Lead Generation

While I agree with most of what Bernice Ross writes in her Inman News piece Web Transforms Real Estate’s Future (Read it today, before it goes subscribers only) – someone needs to explain to her what RSS is all about and what makes it an ...
By Joel Burslem | Friday, Sep 1, 2006
A New Real Estate 2.0 Homepage

A New Real Estate 2.0 Homepage

Like Sellsius, I’m addicted to my Bloglines reader. But lately I have found myself straying from its confines and paying daily visits to a couple of mega-RSS aggregation sites; Original Signals and popurls. What I really like about these sites ...
By Joel Burslem | Wednesday, Aug 30, 2006