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The Future of Blogging: Vlogging

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine While it may seem amateur video is already gaining a lot of momentum online, experts at BlogWorld & Expo 2010 believe this trend will take off even more in 2011. Growing access...
October 25, 2010

5 Ways to Beef Up Your Blog

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Good blogging is no easy task. That was the message that I took home with me after attending multiple  sessions on the topic at BlogWorld & Expo 2010 last week in Las...
October 20, 2010

Is the Real Estate Blog Dead?

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The question in the headline was asked by Joel Burslem of 1000watt Consulting earlier this year, with the implication being that the answer was affirmative. Perhaps surprisingly, many real estate experts concur,...

Another Pro Bono Success Story

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine One of my favorite stories from last year was about Fran Hoover, ABR, GRI, with RE/MAX Masters in South Lake, Texas. For the past 15 years, Hoover has selected one client in...
August 30, 2010

The Future of Real Estate

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Last Friday, I traveled to Milwaukee to visit the first children’s interactive real estate exhibit at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. Hope you enjoy the fun.  ...
August 10, 2010

Dara Torres: ‘We’re Obligated to Keep Trying’

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Twelve-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres left the attendees of the NAR 2010 Leadership Summit speechless when she announced that on Monday she entered the pool for the first time in months after...

Learn About the Competitive Edge From an Olympic Great

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Yesterday, I had the pleasure of talking to Olympic gold medalist Mary Lou Retton, who will be speaking at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in New Orleans from Nov. 5 to 8....

Do You Have Talent?

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Did you spend your nights glued to this season of American Idol, yearning to be on the stage with Simon harassing you? I bet some did, and we’re looking for you. We’re...
June 10, 2010

Secrets From the Masters: Get Personal

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine This morning I read an article on CNN.com about handwritten letters in the digital age. While producing the Masters Series videos, I’ve spent days watching how top-producing real estate pros run their...

Brand Like a Master

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of heading to Miami Beach, Fla., to meet “The Jills,” a top-producing team specializing in selling luxury homes. Jill Eber and Jill Hertzberg, of Coldwell Banker...