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We Want Your Facebook Tips!

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Are you on Facebook? Do you do business through it? If so, we want to hear about how you’ve leveraged this social network. Specifically, we’re looking for your personal experiences with and...

The most important social network to participate on is your own.

By Todd Carpenter, NAR Social Media Manager Online community building expert, Chris Brogan wrote an interesting article last week on what he would do if he was a REALTOR®. I disagree with his strategy not to talk about work, but that’s another post...

Top 10 Real Estate Developments of the ’00s: #8

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Our review of the top real estate developments in this decade rolls on with a look at the eighth-ranked entry:...

The Socially Networked Neighborhood

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine If you want to become recognized as your neighborhood’s real estate expert, you should create a fan page for it on Facebook, advises Max Pigman, vice president and national speaker at REALTOR.com®....
November 15, 2009

Social Media Best Practices

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor REALTOR® Magazine Social media should be used to create communities and not to push listings out. You wouldn’t go to church to hand out your listings, and therefore, you shouldn’t do it through your Facebook...
November 14, 2009

Social Networking Gains Traction in Real Estate Tech Survey

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine More REALTORS® are using social networking for their business than ever before, according to data in a recent report released by the Center for REALTOR® Technology (CRT). The study, conducted in June,...
August 7, 2009

Facebook TMI

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine A friend sent me this article from The Washington Post, which basically outlines how Facebook plans to overhaul its privacy settings. They want to make our information less private and more searchable...

Facebook Fan Pages: The Difference Between Asking and Earning.

By Todd Carpenter, Social Media Manager, National Association of REALTORS® I’m getting a lot of these e-mails lately: “XXXXXX became a fan of YYYYYY on Facebook and suggested you become a fan too.” With the advent of fan pages,...
June 29, 2009

Using Social Media to Get Ahead in the Business

How can you use social media to reach out to your clients in the real estate business? More than 100 real estate pros met today in Chicago for the RE Bar Camp to brainstorm ways to better leverage social...
June 15, 2009

Trying to Sell Through Social Media? Not So Fast…

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Knowledge Networks, a company that produces social research, recently released a report that shows more than 83 percent of the online population between the ages 13-54 use social media, but less than...
June 1, 2009