Neung Day / Shutterstock.com The overlooked weakness in real estate safety

The overlooked weakness in real estate safety

In recent years, a series of horrific headlines shined a light on the serious issue of safety for real estate agents. Like most things in life, as time passed after each tragedy, we seem to go back to our regular routines without investing the time a...
By Glenn Felson | Friday, June 17, 2016
Xavier Arnau / iStock.com 4 little-known ways to save time at the office

4 little-known ways to save time at the office

There's nothing I love more than saving time, especially when it comes to using the Internet. The Web has become an important part of every agent's life, and using it efficiently can limit stress, save money and most importantly -- cut down on your t...
By Justin Kerby | Monday, March 14, 2016
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3 simple steps to easily install Windows 10

I installed the upgrade a day after the general release. It took about two hours and absolutely nothing went wrong. It recognized every feature and every software program I had installed save one. No data was lost, and nothing has failed since then. ...
By Bryan Robertson | Thursday, August 13, 2015
Hero-6ChromeExtensions 6 free must-install Google Chrome extensions for Realtors

6 free must-install Google Chrome extensions for Realtors

Google's Chrome browser comes packed with thousands of extensions that can simplify your life. Similar to apps on your smartphone, these extensions range in functionality from social media to productivity and security. ......
By Erica Tafavoti | Thursday, January 15, 2015
Gadgets image via Shutterstock. My favorite business tools, toys and gadgets

My favorite business tools, toys and gadgets

In the real estate industry we tend to talk about “technology” as if it’s unique to real estate,  and otherwise divorced from our business and personal lives. As a small business, I depend upon what I call everyday technology to ....
By Teresa Boardman | Thursday, October 17, 2013
Sea of forms image via Shutterstock. Updated DocuSign for Google Drive applies matching template

Updated DocuSign for Google Drive applies matching template

E-signature provider DocuSign has made a new version of its software for Google Drive available that applies a matching template when users send a document from Drive. The update is a more robust integration between Google Drive and DocuSign than .....
By Inman | Monday, October 14, 2013
An iPhone running iOS7. Photo credit: Apple.com. New iPhone also means new operating system

New iPhone also means new operating system

Apple’s notoriously secretive approach to product releases always sparks plenty of speculation and debate across the blogosphere. All Things D has reported that Apple would hold a special event on Sept. 10 to announce a new iPhone, and today CNET ...
By Tom Flanagan | Tuesday, September 3, 2013
chromecast The MLS looks just fine on Chromecast

The MLS looks just fine on Chromecast

I just love electronic gadgets. Because I am not loyal to any particular brand or platform, I have an eclectic collection of electronic doodads that I enjoy playing with. My latest gadget, Google’s Chromecast, finally arrived last weekend. I or...
By Teresa Boardman | Thursday, August 15, 2013
Poker image via Shutterstock. Google ups the ante with new products, updates

Google ups the ante with new products, updates

Executives with search engine giant Google recently rolled out a plethora of product updates at the company’s annual I/O conference in San Francisco. If you’ve got four hours to kill, check out the recorded keynote. If not, here’s the b...
By Tom Flanagan | Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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Rock your email — 4 Gmail extensions to supercharge your workflow

One of the most productive things you can do for your business is set up your workflow processes. If you are anything like me, almost all of your business activities can be related back to your email in one way ......
By Laura Monroe | Monday, February 4, 2013
Thumbnail A conversation with tech guru Walt Mossberg

A conversation with tech guru Walt Mossberg

I recently had an opportunity to chat with Walt Mossberg about the ninth annual All Things Digital conference and get his insights on mobile, social media and the next big thing. Mossberg is the author and creator of the weekly Personal Techn...
By Tom Flanagan | Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Thumbnail Build a better browser for your real estate business

Build a better browser for your real estate business

There has been a huge shift from the desktop to the browser over the last few years. Real estate agents spend a tremendous amount of time working in the browser space, utilizing multiple listing service, e-mail, social media and other Web apps....
By Tom Flanagan | Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Making a 180 with 360˚ Panoramic Scenes

Making a 180 with 360˚ Panoramic Scenes

Kori Covrigaru is a young entrepreneur, currently CEO of PlanOmatic, an online real estate marketing company providing interactive home tours. Kori grew up in Michigan, went to school and Western Michigan University, and currently lives in Colorado, ...
By Inman | Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Thumbnail 9 free Google tools to use for real estate

9 free Google tools to use for real estate

I thought it would be fun to do something a little different this week: I am writing about some online tools that I use in my business. My primary occupation is selling real estate. These tools work for me but I am not a guru, coach or expert -- just...
By Teresa Boardman | Thursday, April 29, 2010