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Cutting Through the Noise – Part 1

Drew Burks Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development, Technology & Social Media 1 Comment

By Drew Burks Are You Distracted? In today’s world most of us are overwhelmed with information, new products, and services, most of which provide little more than distraction to the average person. As a REALTOR®, it is definitely easy to get caught up in the hype of the latest technologies; after all, most of them are very appealing with the …

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Understand the Value of Relationships via Social Media

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By Brooke Wolford I often wonder about how a lot of people handle the relationships they make using social media.   Yes, it’s great to tweet, comment, or share, but what are you doing to build an actual relationship? I often see others posting superficial things that they don’t have a passion for and they really have no knowledge to discuss.   …

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Have I Become An Addict of Social Media?

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By Jeremy Williams In a series I am teaching on social media to a group of agents at the Keller Williams Realty NE office in Kingwood, Texas, I have emphasized that social media should just be one of many components in an agents tool kit for lead generation.  With all the new social media sites online, it can be overwhelming …

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Create Your Own Social Media Policy

Blog Contributor Professional Development, Technology & Social Media, Work/Life Balance 3 Comments

By Stefanie Hahn Social Media policies are becoming commonplace with businesses today.  Companies want to make sure their employees understand what online behaviors will not be tolerated of their charges.  For many of us, these “tolerated” behaviors seem obvious, but we all know that one guy or girl who likes to share a little too much. I think it’s important …

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What Small Town USA Can Teach Us About Social Media

Drew Burks Technology & Social Media 9 Comments

By Drew Burks Does Facebook Privacy have you concerned? Lately, it seems like everyone is concerned about their online privacy … … I can’t help but ask what are you hiding? As a real estate professional, I use social media sites to expand and grow my business first and foremost; therefore, I want my information to be found easily.  In …

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Facebook Privacy Updates

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By Stefanie Hahn It’s summertime!  Let’s grab our bathing suits, hit the pool and… oh yeah, check our Facebook privacy settings.  Another update from Zuckerburg and crew has created the need to recheck what you are sharing on Facebook. First things first … If you are connected with more than 15 people on facebook and you haven’t created a few …

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What Does Your Facebook Profile Say About You?

Blog Contributor Professional Development, Technology & Social Media 2 Comments

By Jonathan Osman You are a professional now. You dress in business attire during the work week. You have a website that has every home listed in the MLS.  Your carefully written bio makes you appear as you are the greatest agent to receive a license.  You may even have a killer buyer and seller presentation.  However, I would bet …

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Google Buzz…Not Killing Anything Except My Time & Patience

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By Stefanie Hahn I am a Google Gal to the core. I love *most* things Google.  Needless to say, I was excited when I heard about the possibilities of Google Buzz, the new micro-blogging tool to come from Google HQ. In the weeks leading up to its launch the rumor on the street was that Google Buzz could kill Facebook …

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5 Social Media Secrets to Attracting Motivated Clients

Drew Burks Professional Development, Technology & Social Media 3 Comments

By Drew Burks So what’s all the Buzz? It is safe to say that I am a believer in social media and blogging!  To my surprise, many are not and I know this because I hear from countless people daily… … “I have a website with a blog, a Facebook page, a Twitter account, a LinkedIn account and as of …

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Don’t Be My Friend on Facebook if…

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By Dan Iampieri

Hi, I’m Dan Iampieri! I love real estate, movies, and tennis. I would love to be your friend on social media websites like Facebook. However, don’t be my friend on Facebook if…

1.)    … All you do is play Farmville, or any of the other silly games on Facebook. Seriously, I think I could live without a …