Top 5 Takeaways from Agent Reboot and Inman Connect San Francisco 2014


Last month, contributors Eddie Berenbaum and myself attended Inman Connect’s Agent Reboot and Connect conferences in San Francisco, California.  Along with awesome Agent Driven Tech T-shirts(!), we downloaded a whole lot of knowledge from some of the best in the real estate and technology industries.  I’ve compiled a Slideshare of my top takeaways from the […]

Boost Your Browser Use With Extensions, Add-Ons

Firefox and Chrome

If you currently use Internet Explorer, you don’t need to read any further.  If, however, you use either the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser, you’ll want to keep reading.  We’re going to talk about how to boost your browser use in Chrome and Firefox with a few Extensions (Chrome) and Add-ons (Firefox).     […]

How to Run a Google Hangout With Your Clients

Google Hangouts Icon

Google has a number of offerings for real estate agents, most of which you’re probably already aware of: GMail, Google Analytics, Google Alerts, and YouTube (to name a few).  The burgeoning social media site Google has created in Google Plus (or Google +), however, offers up several different opportunities to not only illustrate your local knowledge, […]

Respect Yourself – Control Your Technology Before It Controls You


Aretha is wailing in the background, “R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me…”  You don’t hear the words, however, because chances are good that you’re currently surfing the Web for the newest cat videos, texting a client or catching up on emails via a variety of devices.  I’ve talked about email management before, but […]

5 Chrome Extensions You Should Download Now

Technology in Real Estate

The Google Chrome web browser was first released in 2008.  Since then, it’s grown to be the most widely used web browser in the world, with over 43% of people in the world choosing Chrome.  Google Chrome also beats out Internet Explorer as the most widely used web browser in the United States, with 36% […]

Why You Should Update Your Apps and Software

Technology in Real Estate

Back in November of 2012, I wrote a short piece explaining why it was important to keep your apps and software updated.  Now, in 2014, more users than ever have computers and mobile devices.  According to a mobile technology study performed by the Pew Internet Project, more than 55% of adults in the United States […]

Social Media At a Glance

Technology in Real Estate

When you’re first deciding where to start when incorporating social media into your real estate business, it may be difficult to know which platforms may make the most sense.  It can be especially confusing when you’re trying to engage in social media across the whole spectrum at the same time.  Let’s take an overview of […]

Learning to Live With Technology

Technology in Real Estate

Recently, there was an article in Forbes about four questions every technology user should ask.   The article neatly coincided with the National Association of REALTORs’ Center for REALTOR Technology’s  (NAR CRT for short) new series called Re-ConnectED, which is exploring  ways that we can find balance in our lives between technology and offline life.  (You […]