How to turn your iPhone into a full featured scanner for free!

In years past I used to carry a laptop, portable scanner and portable printer with me whenever I took a trip.  I had a nice Tumi bag that held everything very nicely.  But, it was heavy and in order to use it all, I had to go through the setup and boot up process. Times…

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Nifty idea that could thwart burglars makes a great closing gift!

I am one of those people that loves to find new technologies and check them out.  I am always looking at things and asking myself the question “How could this be useful to a real estate agent?” Asking that simple question often leads me to recommend some products that are directly useful to agents as…

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Over 300 ways to make 2015 your best year ever!

If you are reading this then it’s safe top say that the first week of 2015 is in the books already! Only 51 more weeks to make something happen this year! For this week’s post I thought that I’d give you an easy way to mine the nuggets that this blog contains.  I am sure…

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Free 2015 business planning resource for REALTORS®

As I write this it is December 26th, 2014. I have spent much of the day today thinking about business planning for real estate agents.  My thought process has pointed me in the direction of searching for resources that I could tell you about. My original plan was to compile a list of resources that…

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What is the BEST CMA tool for real estate agents? I think it’s TouchCMA. Read on for a discount!

I’ll keep this week’s post short as I know you are probably crazy busy right now with holiday preparations. But, you really do want to read this all the way through because I have a heck of a deal for you! I was recently asked to evaluate a number of CMA products for one of…

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Get more referrals with ReferralRock

For as long as I can remember I have been intrigued by the process of finding new clients.  As a real estate agent back in the mid-80s I had to find a steady stream of new people who needed my services.  Then, as now, the competition was strong…there seemed to be too many real estate…

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Google ups the ante on mobile search – is YOUR site ready?

With Ninety-two percent of buyers using the internet in some way in their home search process and 50 percent of buyers using a mobile website or application in their home search, getting found via a Google search is critically important. (Source: NAR 2014 PROFILE OF HOME BUYERS AND SELLERS, page 6) Reread the above sentence.  Did…

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Free Online OCR

Every once in a while I run across a picture that has a bunch of text in it that I would like to edit or copy.  I don’t necessarily want the actual picture, I just want the text so that I can use the content in something else. Other times I just want to grab…

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Read this book to have a fabulous 2015!

I like to read.  My tastes include historical fiction, science fiction, military fiction and suspense thrillers.  That’s just on the fiction side of things.  I also like to read non fiction which includes biographies, popular physics, computer how to books and books on marketing topics. But, some of the most useful books that I read…

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