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Hey, real estate agents, want to start making it rain again? Get your head in the clouds! As I speak to agents all over the country, I am amazed how many are still frustrated with this economy. It doesn’t have to be that way! My new seminar called “Get Your Head In the Cloud and Make it Rain!” explains why.
As a Real Estate Virtual Assistant, I am often asked about using video to market real estate listings, to show neighborhoods and just for general marketing purposes…I always like to stay “in the know” on topics of interest to real estate agents, so I recently attended SMM Camp #7 – which focused 3 hours of intense training on video marketing (I had 7 pages of notes!). I condensed some of the most important tidbits and general information into this brief video.
There is an increasing departure from traditional offices with a move into cloud computing. In cloud computing, the word “cloud” is a metaphor for “the Internet,” so the phrase describes computing services (servers, storage, applications, etc.) that are delivered to an organization’s computers and devices through the Internet.
Customers pay for services on an as- needed, pay-per-use business model in which the cloud provider maintains the infrastructure, not the individual user. This virtualization of resources won’t, however, occur overnight. The single biggest hurdle to overcome is the difficulty in delivering …
As economist Hal Varian noted, in the early days of the Internet, every web page had in its footer, “Copyright 1996 Do not redistribute.” Now, a decade and a half later, those same pages have at their core a social aspect listed as “Copyright 2011 Click here to share with friends.” As a result, we find that sharing and storing all the information online, as opposed to a walled garden policy of guarding information, has become the golden standard for information access online. This shift speaks volumes to not only …
Two weeks ago we started a discussion on RealBlogging on “What words best describe…” the past decade. The ides is to think up the best words or phrases that describe the past decade 2000-2010. After several interesting contributions, we’ve selected what we believe to be the Top 40 mentioned. From there we created the survey: Top 10 Words of the Decade. Below is the results of that survey:
Top 10 Words/Phrases of 2000-2010
“There’s an App for that!”
What an interesting combination with Social Media and related sites taking several of the …
In 1999, Real Estate Confronts Technology noted that:
In the world of technological leaps, wireless Internet access will be the next obvious accomplishment.
The popularity of portable communication devices is predicted to continue as wireless service increasingly displaces traditional telephone lines. By 2002, wireless service for the Internet will be creating millions of new uses and opportunities. The cellular phone may soon emerge as the ideal Internet access tool and could even displace computers as the Web-connection device of choice by 2005.
And it has!
Mobile technology has enjoyed rapid evolution since its inception …