How can you use social media in business?

The other day I was having a conversation with a new client (I consult with small businesses to help them market their business via social media) about using social tools in their business. When I asked them why they wanted to use social media. I got a strange look from them.  They asked me to…

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RedLaser puts money in your pocket

Yesterday I went shopping with my two grandsons. They had received some Best Buy gift cards as Christmas presents and those gift cards had been “burning a hole” in their pockets ever since. The oldest grandson had no trouble picking out what he wanted which was a WiFi adaptor for his xbox 360. We looked…

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Two things that you REALLY need to do…right now!

If you aren’t a REALTOR®, this week’s post may be of little value to you, but go ahead and take a look anyway. And if you ARE a REALTOR®, this is one that you REALLY need to read all the way through. (And click on the links too!) To start with, if you haven’t downloaded…

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Join me … and share my screen … for free!

I’ve recently been running some hands on classes that required the attendees to do some preparation work before coming to the class.  One of the students was struggling with a few of the assignments and I knew that if I could just show him the proper things to do, that he could get back on…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! It’s the time of year that we run around wishing each other happiness for the new year. I love this custom because it’s one of the dates in the season of many religious holidays that I think that we can all agree upon. When I say Happy New Year to you, I…

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Who is your ideal client?

Last week I talked about being visible via blogging, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.  And I alluded that there was a caveat to doing so and that it wasn’t what you might think. For years now I have been concerned about what I perceive is the lack of focus or direction that most real estate websites…

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Blog? Facebook? LinkedIn? Twitter? Say what?

This week’s post is not about technology. or about the latest and cool web site, or even about how to do something. Instead I want to toss out a thought that I have then ask you some questions in return. This blog reaches over 600 readers via RSS feed, quite a few more subscribe via…

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3 free and cool web apps to help your clients

I often come across interesting things while noodling around on the internet.  But, most of the time they don’t warrant a full write up here.  So, I just collect them in a file until I collect enough to fill an article. That day has arrived, so here are three web based services that can help…

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A tale of two geeks who backup AND restore!

Recently a friend and I experienced similar computing “disasters.  We both had iMacs that were approximately 3 years old and both of them experienced hard drive failures.  Don’t draw any conclusions about the reliability of the iMacs as that isn’t the point of this article. A conclusion that is fair to draw is that hard…

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