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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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Online Geographic Information System - 02/26/09 01:12 PM
This week, I have been attending the Real Estate Cyber Convention. I want to share with you a new tool I discovered while attending yesterday's session. Policy Map is an online geographic information system that provides detailed demographic and property information. You can search Policy Map by address, Congressional district, school district, census tract, county, state or by zip code. Policy Map allows you to easily manipulate data to make custom personalized maps, tables and reports. After you have created the report, table or map to your satisfaction, you can export the data as a Jpeg or PDF file. You can use these (2 comments)
Beta Tester Safety - 02/19/09 01:40 PM
Here is a little tip that can save you a BIG headache if you choose to become a Beta Tester. A Beta tester is someone who chooses to download a program which is still in development stages. The only way a software manufacturer can find out what works and doesn't work is to have actual users test their program. Currently, Microsoft has two products in Beta versions: Windows 7 and Silverlight (IE8). The reasons someone would choose to test a Beta version of a product are varied and individual. Some people just like to have the newest version of a program. The why and (2 comments)
Time Management Tips for Managing Your Social Networks - 02/12/09 03:40 PM
You would think that being a full-time Realtor® would be enough to fill a person's day. But, in today's world, so much more is expected of you. You are expected to keep up with continued education requirements, market info, marketing, prospecting and technology. As if that isn't enough, many buyers and sellers expect you to maintain a website, blog about your local area and participate in social networks. Mr. John Q. Public may not know that he expects all of this from you, but you do. There are only so many hours in a day and only so much one person can do. (4 comments)
Is Thank You Enough? - 02/05/09 06:11 PM
Is "thank you" enough when someone signs up for your newsletter or signs in on your website? Hmmm, let's see: * Thank you for signing up for my newsletter. * Thank you for visiting my website. I look forward to serving you. Both sound a little canned and boring to me. As a recipient, I would not be able to click the delete button fast enough. What else can be said, you ask? Maybe not much, but you can add some interesting content. * Thank you for signing up for my newsletter. I appreciate your interest and hope the information you receive (14 comments)
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