Social Media Archive

4 Ways to (Literally) Navigate the Social Media Landscape

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine If you’ve ever wondered what the entirety of online communities would look like in cartographic form — and really, who hasn’t? — then you should give this map from blogger XKCD a...
October 25, 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,...

2 Blogging Mistakes You’re Probably Making

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine I was in Las Vegas last week attending the BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010 to learn best practices about blogging and social media, and to figure out what really works and...
October 18, 2010

e-PRO® Evolves This November in New Orleans — What’s in It for You?

By Todd Carpenter, Social Media Manager, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® I admit it. I get to work on some really cool stuff: Available for the first time in a classroom setting, the new e-PRO® gives you a roadmap to...
September 7, 2010

AZ Article Touts Agents’ Social Media Savvy

Diane Sherer, CEO of the Phoenix Association of REALTORS®, shared this positive article on the use of social media in real estate, from Kara G. Morrison of the Arizona Republic (“Online marketing key to selling home”). At the end...
August 16, 2010

The Right Way to Get Started in Social Media

By Shane Singh, Editorial Intern, REALTOR® Magazine Who, what, where, when, why, and how? Four speakers took on these classic questions at the 2010 National Association of REALTORS® Leadership Summit’s 21st Century Communications panel this afternoon, and related them...
August 5, 2010

NAR CEO Named Inman Innovator of the Year

By Stacey Moncrieff, Editor in Chief, REALTOR® Magazine Congratulations to NAR CEO Dale Stinton, who was named today as 2010 Inman Innovator of the Year. The announcement came during the real estate technology conference, Real Estate Connect. Dale was...

Just Because They ‘Follow,’ It Doesn’t Make Them Sheep

By Todd Carpenter, Social Media Manager, National Association of REALTORS® Possibly the most common misunderstanding I work to dispel is the notion that once you have earned a relationship via social media, it represents a captive audience. They aren’t really “followers”, or...
July 7, 2010

What Can Joe Ferrara Teach You About Social Media?

By Todd Carpenter, Social Media Manager, National Association of REALTORS® Industry leader Russell Shaw recently asked if you would prefer to be referred to as a used-home salesman. Russell knows that if you look at being a REALTOR® in...
May 17, 2010

Boost Needed? Give These 5 Sales Tips a Try

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine Searching for some ideas to give your business a jump? REALTOR® Magazine senior editor Wendy Cole roamed around the 2010 NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo Thursday, May 13, to learn...