Category Archives: Technology

Building Blocks for Better Blogs and Business

While it was with every intention I planned on sharing this presentation at the RainStorm this past weekend, somehow my final decision to do so was influenced by the environment, the ambiance, and the folks I was fortunate to be surrounded by at the Ultra Heat Lounge in Anaheim.  There was a great line-up of

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20 Google Tools for Your Business

These are some really great tools that are ALL provided by Google for FREE. It’s obvious that they are on a mission to remain the leader in Internet services and tools for us in our business. You will have seen some of these before, but I am certain you have not seen or used them

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Blogging and Time Management

One of the common concerns I hear from people about Blogging, is that they just don’t have the time.  Seriously though, we live in a world where Starbucks offers drive-thru coffee for those who don’t even have time to sit and enjoy it.  Everything in life seems to be go-go-go!  So maybe Blogging and Time

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Hotspots on a Graphic – What are they, How to and Why

Can you have more than one link attached to a single graphic?  Have you ever wondered how website designers do that?  This is called layering or “Hotspots“.  You can easily create multiple links to any single graphic by doing the following.  I like to use photos or graphics that are in .jpg formats.  My earlier post

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How To Create Your Customized QR Code Images

I’ve seen many posts about QR codes, here’s one on how to Customize yours and make it different than others. The QR Code was just one of the hot topics at NAR in New Orleans this year. Out of the hundreds of cards we received for the iPad drawing, there were only 3 business cards

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API – Making Your Site A Powerful Tool and RE-Source

API Making Your Site A Powerful Tool & Source of Information What is an API? It’s the acronym for “Application Programming Interface” and it has great value once you understand what it is and how it works.  Many have seen the term (API) around for quite some time, but figured it’s just some techno-jargon that

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Top 40 Resources for Information and Education

These are my Top 40 Resources for Real Estate Industry Information and Education Most of my reading hours are spent on ActiveRain. Let’s face it, one could sit at their computer ALL DAY everyday, and never run out of great material to read and learn from AR members.  There is more information, education, inspiration, and

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How To Backup and Export Your ActiveRain Blog Posts

How To Backup and Export Your Blog Posts – ActiveRain NEW Feature On August 18 @ noon CST, we launched the ability for members to export all of their blog entries to a single, compressed XML file. Its open nature will allow for the development of third-party import tools. Exporting your posts from ActiveRain has

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