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Real Estate Broker Owner - Cheryl Johnson, Bob Taylor Properties, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Random thoughts on life, art, business, stuff, and occasionally Real Estate. Use Google To Search Active Rain ActiveRain.com

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2008 

Every March, I say this at least once, and I think most people just politely ignore me.   However, I think I shall say it again, just in case.....The annual college basketball tournament has a couple catchy phrases:  "Sweet Sixteen" and "Final Four".  The phrase usually used for this week in betw...
Posted about 6 years ago
19 Comments
The newest version of Wordpress.org is scheduled for release the end of this month, (March, 2008).  This version is designated 2.5,  (2.4 having fallen through the cracks somewhere).I spent some time searching around trying to find some info about the upcoming release.The optiniche blog has quite...
Posted about 6 years ago
Regular readers of Bloodhound Blog will know that every now and then Greg Swann talks about creating custom signs for each of his listings.A unique sign is made for each individual listing.  The sign is printed with  full color images of the particular property, and with ad copy describing the pa...
Posted about 6 years ago
Anyone remember the outcry from the real estate industry about Jim Cramer's comments on the housing market back in September?Here's a link to Ricardo Bueno's Active Rain blog with the video, to refresh your memory.http://activerain.com/blogsview/219755/Jim-Cramer-says-Don Well, if you found that ...
Posted about 6 years ago
Jeff Brown's post on BloodHound  about whether or now there is a paradign shift from "old-school" real estate sales techniques to "new-way" real estate sales techniques, got me thinking about a slightly different shift that I am seeing:Back in the 70s, 80s, 90s, most agents owned their own home, ...
Posted about 6 years ago
5 Comments
Anyone else download and install Firefox 3 Beta 4 yet?I just did this morning, and so far, it's performing like a champ.  (As long as you don't count access to the Glendale-Foothills I-Tech MLS which is IE only  :-(  ) Now to play around with some of my add-ons.    Here are the release notes:http...
Posted about 6 years ago
Sometimes you just simply need to resize a whole bunch of photos.  You don't need or want to edit them individually at this particular point .... you just need to reduce the size as quickly as possible so you can get the photos uploaded for some project or another. Enter Irfanview.  To me, using ...
Posted about 6 years ago
A few days ago I started  a tutorial series on using FTP, specifically using FTP to upload and install a WordPress plugin.  Please note these steps apply for a WordPress.ORG blog, you don't have FTP access if you are using WordPress.COM  (Here's the official WordPress explanation of the differenc...
Posted about 6 years ago
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Including random thoughts on life, art, business, stuff, and occasionally Real Estate.

What is a CAT BLOG?

According to Seth Godin: "Cat blogs are for, by, and about the person blogging. A cat blog is about your cat and your dating travails and your boss and whatever else you feel like sharing in your public diary."

Well, I am the boss, my dating years are behind me, but I do love my cats.

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