How To Fix The Heartbleed Bug

heartbleed

The Heartbleed Bug is being referred to as one of the most horrific Internet Bugs known to hit the Web since its inception. Internet Experts are claiming that ANYONE on the web with a website or accessing websites, social media, secured servers etc. IS affected, no exceptions! All social media sites, shopping channels, online VPN […]

Google Hangout Webinars

Hangout Webinar

In this article, I’ll be testing a new webinar platform that combines Google hangouts, with a webinar style platform that uses YouTube for live streaming and then records the session for instant Youtube playback. This new platform coupled with it’s software and online tools offer some other really cool features too. The landing and registration […]

2013 Real Estate Buyer and Seller Profile

Trends and Reports

The National Association of REALTORS® provides annual highlights from the profile of home buyers and home sellers every year and then makes it available publicly. If you’re not sure where to find the report, then you’re just like me?! You know it’s out there, you know it’s on their site somewhere, but who has 15+ […]

The Real Estate Guide to Keywords

guide book

It’s one thing to think you know what others are searching for on the web, but it’s another thing to KNOW what they’re searching for!? Creating content that shows up on page one of the Google search results pages (SERPS) is usually the main focus and goal. Understanding all the components of Search Engine Optimization […]

What Blog Content Works

Glory Hole

What Type of Blog Content Works? Great question with no right or wrong answer. Over the past 10 years I have written more than 1000 articles here. My intention was to simply create a library of content, a place where I could archive all my discoveries and knowledge regarding technology, social media, apps, websites, and […]

Acheiving Real Estate Success

good team

Successful Real Estate Business Growth – The Negative and Positive Running a Real Estate business is like trying to run a three-ring circus.  It can become difficult to manage as it grows in all 3 arenas: past clients, current clients, and future prospects. It’s easier when you just have a few past clients, you’re only […]

Adobe Beyond Flash and Reader

Adobe Products Tools and Services

When most people think of Adobe products and services, word association instinctively powers the mind to think of Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash, and Adobe PDF. Why is that? It’s simple! Adobe has done an outstanding job of creating powerful and useful tools that everyone uses and loves. Users share many of their creations in PDF […]

NFC IS The Wave of Our Future

NFC

Near field communication (NFC) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish radio communication with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches according to Wikipedia Mobile devices, smartphone technology, and NFC are about to change the world! The Motley Fool […]

Top Mobile App Picks 2013

Mobile Apps

These apps were personally selected based on their user interface, the quality and stability of their product, and the overall end-user experience. The purpose of sharing these apps and this post is to add value to the user who is doing the majority of their business from a mobile device. This was also inspired by […]

Best Websites and Online Tools 2013

Coolest Sites

Each year I compile a list of ALL the coolest websites and tools to share with friends.  It takes most of the year to find, discover, research, test and gather all these sites, apps and tools along with their information and links. You’ll find something here for everyone. Many of these site’s will contribute to […]

What Is A Partridge In A Pear Tree

Xmas

I’m sure some of you may know this already, but for me, this was a very enlightening story.  I have sung this song (12 Days of Christmas) since I was as little as I can remember.  Drinking lots of hot chocolate and walking around the neighborhoods with my mom and grandmother singing Christmas Carol’s just […]

How To Embed a Custom Youtube Player

Custom Youtube Video Embedding

Here are (3) three really great custom Youtube video player embeds you can use for adding variety to your site or self-hosted blog. I’ve been trying to figure out how to embed a Youtube video and player without having relevant videos popup at the end.  Looking for a way to also remove the Youtube logo […]

50 Amazing Facts About Mobile

Mobile

Did you know there are more than 6.8 Billion people on the planet, and 4 Billion of them use a mobile phone… but only 3.5 Billion brush their teeth?  That’s just one of the 50 amazing facts you’ll find in the slide deck below. These mobile facts do not focus on personal hygiene, but they […]

The Power of Face To Face

Jeff Turner

While the Internet has a powerful and unprecedented impact on people and relationships, it will never replace the power of meeting and building relationships face-to-face.  In an interview with Jeff Turner, he explains the power of building and growing relationships face-to-face, but also shares an excellent example that affirms this fact. In the old days […]

Best Home Security Tips

Thief

There once was a time when you could leave your door open and unlocked all night long. I remember when people would leave their car windows down and doors unlocked in the driveway for days at a time or at least until it rained. The world has changed and if you want your home to […]

Oh Well, You Get What You Pay For

Zapd Closes Down

Here’s why you DON’T WANT every new shiny toy that comes out on the Web or for your mobile device.  I once heard someone say, “Well, you get what you pay for and if it’s free, what do you expect?” You’ve seen it happen, maybe even to your favorite site, online tool, or mobile app?  […]

91% of Californians Used a REALTOR®

CAR Stats

There’s a variety of really good reasons to use a real estate agent “REALTOR®” when buying or selling your home. We just purchased our 5th home and have never bought or sold any property or home without an agent to represent us.  Some may think that by not using a real estate agent they will […]

How To Build A Free HTML5 Website

The Boys In The Band

Wix.com has added HTML5 to their FREE website building capabilities.  HTML5 today is a new standard for many sites and companies who want their site to look good and be user friendly across all platforms and browsers including mobile devices. What exactly is HTML5?  Here’s a great 90 second video that simplifies the explanation. No […]

Klout Scoring To Build Influence

Klout Friends

What is Klout? Klout offers several ways to bring influential people and brands together. What is Klout Influence? Influence is the ability to drive action. When you share something on social media or in real life and people respond, that’s influence. The more influential you are, the higher your Klout Score. Your Klout Profile is […]

Free Online Tools for Real Estate Agents

Seller Marketplace

It’s true that many consumers — buyers, sellers, renters and home owners — use Zillow daily to get information and gather data about real estate. Zillow is even a popular place for home improvement and mortgage needs. Zillow isn’t just for consumers, though. It’s a place for real estate professionals too. As a matter of […]