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I Have a Confession: I’m Addicted to My Phone

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, communication, Technology 5 Comments

We’re all guilty of working too much on occasion. It’s absolutely inevitable if you have the drive to challenge yourself and succeed at all costs… and we all have that, right? I’ll be the first to admit sometimes my vision for success overshadows my need for rest. But just as being lazy won’t get you anywhere, overworking yourself can be …

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8 Incredibly Powerful Real Estate Apps

Blog Contributor Advertising & Prospecting, Professional Development, Technology & Social Media 19 Comments

By Subhi Gharbieh No Matter how hard we try to keep up with all the latest trends and technology, it is virtually impossible to use every single real estate-related mobile application in our business today. There is just too many of them! My fellow MetroTex (Dallas) YPN member- Justin Levitch and I have been teaching what we call our “iPads, …

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Getting It Done

Blog Contributor Helpful Tools, Professional Development, Technology & Social Media 4 Comments

By Stefanie Hahn What does getting it done mean?  My “it” goes something like this…I want to work hard, be kind, and have a life.  In order for me to be kind and have a life, I have to get it done. Working hard is weaved right in there. Here are a few of the apps that I use each …

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10 Must-Have Tech Gifts for Road Warriors

Blog Contributor Helpful Tools, Technology & Social Media 11 Comments

By Shannon Williams King Looking for affordable, unique gifts for your loved ones or yourself? Here are five must-have tech gadgets all road warriors need, and a few more gift ideas I thought sounded cool! What’s on your list this year? 1.) Kindle Fire – At $199 who can’t resist finding out what all the fuss is about?  I love …

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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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Opera Browser Coming to iPhone

Blog Contributor Technology & Social Media 1 Comment

By Travis Broadwater If you want to browse the Web on your iPhone or iPod Touch (or the upcoming iPad), the only option is the built-in Safari browser because Apple, until now, won’t approve other browser apps in their iTunes store. Opera, hoping that Apple will change their policy, has developed a version of the Opera Mini browser for the …

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Conference Book vs. iPhone App Smackdown

Blog Contributor Professional Development, Technology & Social Media, YPN Events Leave a Comment

By Brian Copeland, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger I have officially picked up my conference book, expo guide, all the additions to the program and spamilicious bag of goodies.  Perhaps it’s an eco-friendly thing, but I’m loving the idea of the iPhone app.  Everything seems to be there in real time.  I’ll be updating you throughout the week on how the …

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The 21st Century REALTOR®

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Technology & Social Media 6 Comments

By Dan Iampieri I’m the 21st century REALTOR®, so let me tell you more. I’m digitally enhanced, slightly cropped, I’m fine tuned and on iTunes downloading a new ring tone for my iPhone. I’m camera ready, custom made, plugged-in and ready to rate, constantly updating my status update. I e-mail, I e-commerce, I e-trade, but my life is still far …