January 9, 2011

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Back to Basics: Twitter Commands Explained


The first question most people ask when they see Twitter is “What does that @ sign mean?” or perhaps “What on earth is #realestate?”. To make getting started with Twitter a little easier, we’ve put together this guide to the four most important Twitter commands.

How to Use LinkedIn Groups


There are plenty of reasons why real estate agents should have a LinkedIn profile and make use of its features. One of these features is LinkedIn Groups, which gives members the chance to connect with professionals who work in their industry or share similar interests.

Is There a Right Time to Blog, Tweet and Post?


People are constantly asking questions like “what are the best times to blog, tweet or post on Facebook?” Although many people have conducted research on this topic, it really depends on your target audience and industry.

10 Reasons to Start a Real Estate Blog


Following on from our 10 Reasons to Try Out Twitter, today we’ve got 10 more reasons why real estate agents need to look into starting up their own blogs. If you’re not sure if blogging is for you, or are trying to convince someone in your office of the value of blogging, consider the following:

How Facebook “Likes” Can Help You


Last week, we went through how to add Facebook’s “like” button to a wordpress.org blog. Today, we’ll look at exactly why that little blue button is so important for your online marketing efforts.

New MySpace Reached Most Australian Users


Once the world’s pre-eminent social network, MySpace is now focusing its efforts on the 13-35-year-old demo with a new goal of becoming “the leading entertainment destination that is socially powered by the passions of fans and curators”.

Technorati: How Blogging Helps Businesses


Recently, Technorati released their State of the Blogosphere 2010 report, which surveyed 7,200 bloggers from across the globe. In amongst the report’s findings, there are some interesting revelations about how blogging helps businesses.

10 Reasons to Try Out Twitter


Are you still wondering whether Twitter would be a good fit for your real estate business, or trying to convince someone else in your office to give it a try? If so, here are 10 reasons to at least try out the micro-blogging service.

How to Add the “Like” Button to Your Blog


If your real estate blog doesn’t have Facebook’s “like” button on it yet, you’re missing out on an easy way to reach a wider audience. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to add one of the plugins that displays the button.

LinkedIn Adding New Member Every Second


With more than 85 million members already, professional social networking site LinkedIn is now adding a new member every second. With this increased growth is it important for agencies and real estate agents to maximise this successful networking tool.

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