Monthly Archives: September 2009

Top 10 FireFox Browser Add-Ons

Top 10 FireFox Browser Add-Ons and PluginsFirefoxThese are some great add-ons for the Mozilla Firefox Browser. There are hundreds available, but in our opinion, these are the Top Ten we use everyday.  Firefox is quickly becoming the superior browser for the web.  Having these great add-ons and plugins makes Firefox more than just a great web browser, it’s now a powerful kit of web tools.Picture 51. Zemanta: Zemanta will help you create and enhance your emails and blog posts with images, videos, links or tags that are relevant to your content.  You can get great recommendations as you write and create your posts.Picture 42. Feedly:  It’s like having a magazine or newsletter at your fingertips. Feedly is a simple and efficient way to read and share content from your favorite websites and services you find on the Internet.Picture 63. Sketcher: Sketcher allows you to draw graphic comments over captured web pages. You can also create link ’sketches’ to other ’sketches’, websites or  other file types. You can organize your sketches by topic and add comments as well.Picture 94. ScribeFire: ScribeFire is a full-featured blog editor.  It lets you create and integrate custom text, fonts, colors and more with your browser.  Create customized articles that can be copy and pasted and easily published to your blog.Picture 105. Picnik: Picnik is a free online photo editing site.  This add-on gives you a menu of options and a toolbar icon that makes importing images into Picnik easier for customization.Picture 116. Cooliris 3D Wall: Coolris is one of the the fastest and easiest ways to browse photos and videos from the Web or your desktop. It’s like the Matrix Movie allowing you to scroll a “Wall of Images” to select from.Picture 127. YouTube Downloader: With YouTube Downloader, you can Download YouTube Videos in FLV, 3GP, High-Quality MP4, and HD (high-definition) MP4.  It is also iPhone compatible.Picture 138. YouTube Toolbar: For all the YouTube frequent visitors, the YouTube Toolbar lets you search, browse, share, and download your favorite videos from YouTube.  This add-on makes it easy to utilize all the YouTube content.Picture 149. FireShot: With Fireshot, you can creates screenshots of web pages. This add-on / plugin provides some editing and annotation tools which will let users quickly customize web captured screens and insert text and graphical annotations. This is a favorite for those who create tutorials and how-to’s.Picture 1510. Diigo: A Social Bookmarking and sharing add-on. Save your favorite sites and finds in one location with a single click, and then share with others.To see all the Firefox add-ons available,  Click Here, there are thousands to choose from.Bookmark and Share Twitter FriendFeed Facebook Flickr RSS LinkedIn All Networks RSS

Real Estate BarCamp – Silicon Valley

Real Estate BarCamp – Silicon ValleyREBarCamp comes to Silicon Valley on October 5th, 2009 from 8:30am -4:30pm.  The event is being held at Axis Luxury Condos and is expected to draw hundreds of Professionals from the Real Estate Industry.  What Is REBarCamp and why should I attend?  It’s FREE!REBCsv2_Logo_FinalThese are just a few of the sponsors you can expect to see there.Picture 4Picture 3 Picture 5The Un-Conference style event is being coordinated by the efforts of Julie Ziemelis, and rumor has it that the event has even drawn out a special guest from Barcelona.Regardless of where you live and how far you might have to travel, REBarCamp is an event you won’t want to miss.  Today’s Business Model requires that you have a Social Media Marketing and Networking presence.  REBarCamp is where you’ll find all the people who will share all the options so you can make an educated decision on what will work best for you and your future Business.

Who: Real Estate Industry ProfessionalsWhat: Network, Connect, and Learn.Where: Located at Axis Luxury CondosWhen: October 5th, 8:30 am-4:30 pmWhy: Because you can’t afford NOT to knowFollow on Twitter Hashtag: #REBCSV

For details about this and other REBarCamp’s coming to your area, go to: REBarCamp.com. Bookmark and Share Twitter FriendFeed Facebook Flickr RSS LinkedIn All Networks RSS

Wix.com – Ideas For The Real Estate Pro

Wix.com – Ideas For Real Estate ProWix.com hosts Flash and Fancy Modern Day Websites. You can create a user name, setup custom websites and web pages, then access them anytime or anywhere from the internet.  The user interface is very user friendly, and you won’t need any software of HTML experience.  This is a great solution for those of you having to use other web editors which can only be run from your desktop computers.

Build a website in 2 minutes

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAYJVPm8uC8]Some of the possibilities that have yet to be explored using WIX might include these:

      • Creating Listings By Address
      • Open House Templates
      • Listing and Sales Presentations
      • Marketing Campaigns
      • Advertising and Promotions
      • Custom Created Market Reports
      • Mapping and Relocation Tool
      • Niche Property or Neighborhoods
      • Homeowners Associations
      • Groups and Local Events

There are endless ways that you could creatively use Wix. You can create individual, independent  sites for each of these.  You probably have even more ideas now that you’ve seen it.Brad Andersohn WixIt’s FREE, they host it on their site. You can sent links to anyone you want with your new Library of Tools and Sites just sitting out on the web waiting to be seen by your next clients. You can edit and customize them on the go.Here’s a sample of what Alisa Fedele has done with WIX. Very well done, and easier than it looks or than you may think.  Here’s 7 tips to get Google SEO faster according to the Wix Blog.  The site Rocks and should at least be checked out by Industry Professionals to see if what Wix has to offer, just might be the right tools for them.Bookmark and Share Twitter FriendFeed Facebook Flickr RSS LinkedIn All Networks RSS