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Blog about internet marketing concepts and ideas for the real estate industry. I am also a Zillow employee, so you will find occasional updates and information about the Zillow in my blog content as well.



I'll start by saying I'm no SEO expert, but I found this very interesting.  I've seen a lot of debates as to whether or not social media is worth the time and effort.  Well, this Google search result makes a strong case for why it is.  We all know that the first page of the Google search results ...
I wanted to shed some light on real estate trends in the neighborhoods surrounding where I live of Bucktown, Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village and Noble Square.  It is easy to get caught up in the real estate news du jour, but let's step back and see how these neighborhoods have performed over broad...
I just got a question from an Active Rain community member asking how they can add video to their Zillow profile.  I figured if one person was asking, there may be others wondering! Adding video is an awesome way for your viewers to get to know you, and stand out! Unfortunately adding a video to ...
For the second month in a row, Yahoo! Real Estate was the most trafficked real estate website according to Experian Hitwise.  In the real estate category, Hitwise combines real estate and rentals. The top 10 sites, ranked according to traffic, were: 1.       Yahoo! Real Estate  - 5.87% market sha...
By now I know most of us have heard about widgets, but understanding how to install them can be a whole different beast.  Brad Andersohn is the master when it comes to widgets, so this is a great opportunity to learn from the best!How To Install and Customize Widgets on Your Blogs, Posts, and Sit...
After you finish registering for this contest, have some fun and check out this blog post: Celebrities and Their Haunted Homes! Happy Halloween everyone!  Can't believe it is already that time of year!It's Halloween time in a couple weeks and I think you'll "LIKE" what we're doing over on Faceboo...
Brad Andersohn recently did a great post on widgets, which I've reblogged below.  One thing I specifically wanted to explain a little more is the idea of CoBranding, which he calls out in this post.  Say you install a Zillow widget on your blog or website, then a users clicks on it for more info...
Last week I attended Inman's Agent ReBoot here in Chicago.  One of my favorite presentations came from a company called RentJuice who went through the results of a study  they did on how to effectively post to Craigslist.  Their white paper studied Rental postings, but I imagine the results are a...
This is one of the best articles I've read that really helps explain the mortgage situation that exists today and the stalling of the foreclosure market.  It is a bit long, but if you are looking for a primer in easy-to-understand language, this article is for you.  Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Troub...
I have often referred to one my favorite social media bloggers Dan Zarrella , and once again he published a fansinating study.  Dan approaches social media from a very analytical viewpoint, constantly measuring consumption.  In his latest study he measured what time an article shared on Facebook ...

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