A great light has gone out; Jim Rohn passed away today

“For things to get better for you, you have to get better”, Jim Rohn. Those 12 words spoken by Jim Rohn on a Nightengale-Conant tape, and heard by me in the summer of 1982, utterly changed my life.  I was given the tape to listen to by a man who thought that it would help…

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Tech Tuesday…

What’s next…Weird Wednesday?  Beat’s me, but in “honor” of all the shopping madness that we are experiencing this weekend, I wanted to share my favorite starting point with you.  I like this site so much that I have made it my browser start page.  It’s http://www.AllMyFaves.com. The idea behind this gem is that you can…

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Realtor’s® guide to making a living in a Web 2.0 World ~ Part Eleven ~ Facebook

Did you know that Facebook has doubled it’s users from 150 million in January to over 300 million September? (Facebook press info) And did you know that 50% of the active users log on to Facebook in any given day and that The fastest growing demographic is those 35 years old and older? (Facebook statistics…

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7 Best Black Friday Web Sites

I don’t know too many people who haven’t been affected by the current US economy. The news has been all doom and gloom for far too long.  Many of us are staring at the holiday season and thinking about how we can provide gifts for our family, friends, acquaintances and clients. Quite a few of…

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Realtor’s® guide to making a living in a Web 2.0 World ~ Part Ten ~ 140 Characters at a time

Got Twitter?  Have you set up a free Twitter account yet?  If so, are you using it interactively or is it a mystery to you?  If not, why not?  Still think it’s about what somebody had for breakfast? Let’s take a fresh look at Twitter from the perspective that it is a tool that connects…

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Realtor’s® guide to making a living in a Web 2.0 World ~ Part Nine ~ 10 easy ways to promote your blog

If you have been following along these past 2 months (and actually taking action!) you have built a blog and you have some articles on it. And you are probably wondering where are all of your readers! Sad to say, for most of us, success at blogging is usually not an overnight phenomenon. Even though…

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Realtor’s® guide to making a living in a Web 2.0 World ~ Part Eight

In Part Seven, I encouraged you to utilize a blog as your home on the Internet, and gave you five reasons why a blog is a better bet for you than a standard web site.  But I left you with these questions: By now you are wondering what you would say on your blog. Why…

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Change

Change comes to all of us in one form or another and in many different ways. Change can be welcome or unwelcome. It can be embraced or it can be fought. It can also mean many things depending on whether it’s a verb, noun or intransitive verb (whatever THAT is!). But, in my case, the…

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Realtor’s® guide to making a living in a Web 2.0 World ~ Part Seven

Over the past 6 weeks I have been positioning you to make money as a Realtor® through the use of Web 2.0 tools. Admittedly, I haven’t really touched on Web 2.0 or Social media that much in the process. But, all that has gone before was to set the stage. We first talked about what…

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