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Facebook For Real Estate: How To Lose Friends and NOT Influence People

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As of this post, there are over 1 BILLION people on facebook.  With all these people in one place there is bound to be someone that just really annoys you to the point that you “un-friend" or "hide" them from your timeline. Sometimes, when I log into my facebook account and head to the newsfeed I feel like I am a boxer, only instead of dodging punches, I'm dodging those tying to SELL me something. 90% of them are real estate related. Facebook for real estate  has clear … [Read more...]

Noticed Engagement On Your Facebook Business Pages Fall? Here’s Why.

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Facebook. Ah, facebook. I remember the first time I heard about Facebook. Someone asked me "are you on Facebook?" After understanding what it was I quickly said "hell no!"thinking why would I want to be part of this thing called a social network? In my mind, facebook was essentially - myspace, that other social website, essentially for kids. Social Network? I shunned it. I did nothing, even as I continued to hear about this thing called Facebook. I ignored all the … [Read more...]

Facebook For Real Estate Agents. What’s a “toss” and why should I care?

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"What's a toss?" A real estate agent asked me today. "Toss, like to throw something you mean" I asked? "No", she said, "I don't think so anyway". Flashing back to my childhood, asking my father the meaning of a word, I said what he would say to me: "use it in a sentence.". "A real estate agent got kicked off of facebook for violating something called toss" she said. "Oh, TOS as in Terms Of Service!" "Yes". she said, "what is that?" I asked for more information. "What did … [Read more...]

How Bing and Facebook Integration Will Help You Get Found Online

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I have a confession to make [head hung low]. I have sinned against a good friend. A friend that has been good to me. That has always been there for me. That has referred lots of business to me. That speaks highly of me. That friend is Google. And I am sorry. Will you ever forgive me Google? I am a former title rep for a national title insurance company in Phoenix Arizona. I spent the last 10 years in the title biz helping real estate professionals increase their business. … [Read more...]

STIK.com REVIEW – A Good Idea – or SPAM?

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I use to think there wasn't anything more annoying than someone I barely knew asking for a recommendation on Linkedin. Use to. The infamous title of "most annoying" has now been awarded to Stik.com. I am a former title rep for a national title insurance company in Phoenix Arizona - I spent 10 years helping real estate professionals grow their business. Stik.com works with Facebook's social graph to connect you with professionals who are current friends of your friends on … [Read more...]

How To Remove Real Estate Agent From Facebook News Feed?

How to remove REALTOR from Facebook News Feed

I love facebook, but there are not many things more annoying than being bombarded by people that want to sell something - anything on YOUR personal facebook profile. This post will discuss some of my frustrations [and I am betting yours] as well as show you how to remove those that are intent on pushing an unwanted marketing message upon you. I see a lot of things when I look at the back end of my website. A lot of things. One of the things you quickly notice when you track … [Read more...]

Be Careful-Facebook’s ‘Like’ Button Now Shares More

The net was all a buzz the last few days over the Lones_v_Rothamel trademark infringement lawsuit. Lawsuit's are by no means rare in our litigious society, what was rare though was the specifics surrounding this particular case.   I won't go into the specifics of this suit other than to tell you that it pertains to a real estate marketing company in Washington State and a real estate blogger in Virginia.  I am a former business development manager for a national title … [Read more...]

Custom Facebook Business Pages-Looks vs Function

Social media. It's E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E! You cant even watch the local news or dare I say-CNN-without being prompted to "connect with us on Facebook or Twitter!".  I have good news and bad news.  The Good News: If you like social media, you are going to see more of it in 2011 than any past years.  Large corporations are getting on board, finally realizing the importance of connecting, rather engaging with the consumer.  The bad news, with everyone jumping into social media, … [Read more...]