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Ben Kinney Webinar start at 1PM (Eastern) at The Hip Roof - 02/28/11 01:05 PM
Experts Series Interviews with Ben Kinney at 1PM Eastern at The Hip Roof Benn Kinney, who you all know by now, will be the first Experts Series Interview at The Hip Roof today (February 28th) at 1PM Eastern. This is a members only webinar and knowing Ben's work with things like the Ten Days of Pain, it should be a good time. To register, you must be a member at The Hip Roof and register for the webinar (details are in the Forums under "Webinar"). I'll see you there!
Disclosures: CMP.ly/2 and CMP.ly/5 (1 comments)
The Hip Roof - For Real Estate Agents by Real Estate Agents - 02/27/11 06:46 PM
All these agents under one Hip Roof. The Hip Roof is here. A website for real estate agents, built and maintained by real estate agents. No vendors, no advertisers, no agendas. A place to share your real estate knowledge, learn something new, discuss the latest trends, and talk shop. A place that you can call home. A place that has only just begun to get started. What can you expect from The Hip Roof? Webinars, training, advice, opinions, knowledge, and networking - all from real estate agents who want to share their experiences and learn from each other. The Hip Roof (16 comments)
The Lones Group and the Real Estate Zebra: Is the trademark worth more than your social capital? - 02/26/11 10:27 AM
The Lones Group sues Realtor® Daniel Rothamel aka The Real Estate Zebra. By now you've heard the news, aptly called The Stripes Heard Round the World in one of the many posts I've read over the last twenty four hours. Real estate marketing company The Lones Group filed a complaint against Daniel "Real Estate Zebra" Rothamel for his use of zebra-related branding and marketing. Like most real estate industry professionals, I'm not a lawyer, so I won't comment on the merit of the suit or opine over what constitutes trademark infringement. Most agents who are posting about this are agreeing on (20 comments)
Surviving Your Serengeti - Stefan Swanepoel - Business Book Review - 02/19/11 11:32 AM
7 Skills to Master Business and Life I was going to reblog ActiveRain's post about the Surviving Your Serengeti Challenge, but reblog is currently down. As you can read in my comment, I received an advance copy of the book and I thought the book was an excellent read - both as a story and as a business book. Stefan definitely has a way with words, no doubt about that. What I liked most about the book was that as I read through the tale of the epic journey the animals of the Serengeti take (often rated as the number one (7 comments)
Or are they? I had a great conversation with a new friend the other day and it drove home some thoughts and beliefs I already had, but know that many people struggle with when it comes to social media. If no one connects or responds, are we making an impact? If no one comments on our blog post, does that mean no one likes it or found value in it? If a Tweet goes out and no one mentions it ever again, did anyone even read it? You can read the original post, Social Media: Where is everyone? on my (14 comments)
I'll keep my words to a minimum as I've said much of what I needed to on Facebook, Twitter, and on my own blog, but if you know Clint Miller, you'll know why posting this video means a lot to me. I hate cancer and I want Clint and his family to know we're out here. We all know Clint is a tough one, but our support is needed. Please, take a moment to visit the Clint Miller Benefit site and please donate what you can. His family is bringing us reports as often as they can on Clint's condition. (18 comments)
Download the complete slideshow from the Xplode website.
Friendship and Family - Community Amongst Realtors® and Punks. Punk was not a mainstream movement. Disregarding the commercial system of the music industry, punk had to find it's own way to build both fans and a distribution network for their music. In order to sustain their own survival, punks had to build friendship and family amongst themselves, their fans, and the various related industries (record stores, promoters and venues, college radio, etc.). With real estate, we are constantly building community; whether amongst our peers and the related industries or our clients (6 comments)
Xplode Austin - Punk Rock and the New Agent - 02/12/11 11:06 AM
What does punk rock have to do with real estate? I was honored to be given a chance to present at Xplode in Austin this week and as promised, I wanted to cover my slides a bit more in depth. The conference was geared around real estate technology, but with so many great speakers covering so many aspects of the technology we use (or should be using), I thought I would go at things from a different angle and speak about some of the lessons I learned from my music career and my love of music growing up, particularly punk rock. (7 comments)
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