Copyright, Creative Commons and you

One of the questions that comes up a lot in the hands on classes that I teach has to do with Copyright. People either want to know how to protect their work, or they want to know how they can use work done by others. So, I thought that I’d share some of the resources…

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3 Topics to Boost Your Success in 2010!

A live course brought to you by Jerry Kidd Wednesday, 02/24/2010. 08:30 am-12:30 pm In the CCAR Conference Room [Map] Time Management Learn why time management is essential to a real estate agent and different techniques for effectively managing your time. When you leave you will have a blueprint for a one-year time management calendar.…

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Let Google help you grow your business

Lest you think that I am Google’s payroll (I am not, but that’s not a bad idea!) I want to tell you about a page that Google has just for you, the Real Estate Professional. You NEED to click on this link: Google Tools for Real Estate Professionals now and read every word and follow…

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Free Google service puts you on the map!

I’ll bet that you know that 90% of home buyers use the Internet at some point during their home buying process.  (Source: NAR’s 2009 Survey of Home Buyers and Sellers). But, did you know that Google can put your business on the “map” for free? Here’s how to take advantage of this Free service from…

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My impression of MacWorld 2010 (and a deal for you!)

I went to MacWorld 2010 in San Francisco on Thursday.  This being the first year that Apple wasn’t going to be present, I wanted to see if the show would be better or worse that what I saw last year. Being a relatively new convert to Macs (and an iPhone user since July 2008) I…

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If I were just starting out today, I would…

I was asked to complete that sentence the other day by a woman who had just received her real estate license and hadn’t yet made the choice of what brokerage to join. She wanted my take on what I would do to be successful in today’s real estate market.  That’s a really good question, but…

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Three things you must do starting right now!

I was reading Chris Brogan’s post on “Slicing Your Social Media Pie” over at American Express’s Open Small Business Forum on Saturday, and it got me to thinking about our business. Chris asserts that “There are three basic components to social media: listening, creating, and communicating. That’s it. Listening is how you find out what…

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backupify your social content

I had a minor disaster at my casa last week in which I lost all access to a VMWare Fusion Windows XP machine. Fortunately it was quickly resolved by using a backup. That started me thinking about what I have that is NOT backed up. All of my computers use backup drives that are physically…

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