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2007 

I must be an idiot!    Ever muttered those words after a long wait on hold? Ever spent days trying to move a domain name from one registrar to another?How about blowing a full week trying to get a hosting company to stop charging your credit card for services you no longer want?Can there be a bet...
09/27/2007
Top Producer and the rest of those high-end CRMs likely already have this kind data built into their products but on the off-chance you aren't using one of those... Here's a well done/useful site that is packed with charts, histograms and useful trivia.  Pulls together lots of data about ...
09/27/2007
Hey Washtenaw County Folks...A friend of mine is hosting a race (5K) this weekend.   He wanted me to share this with my peeps and so if you're reading this, it means you're now in that special inner circle.  :)Looking for an opportunity to meet some new people?  Ever wanted to run onto th...
09/26/2007
Remember about 12 years ago when Ross Perot said that NAFTA would create a loud sucking noise, which would be the sound of jobs being vaporized across the border.   Ross was right.   Michigan has lost plenty.  Some six years after the sucking speech, sources reported 46,000 gone in Michigan,  766...
09/26/2007
Google is amazing.   Everything they touch is generally pretty golden.   Recently they started offering email hosting which is awesome and scary at the same time. In the past if you wanted an email account at Google, your address was something like YOU@gmail.com.  While nothing like hotmail or AO...
09/24/2007
I promised myself I wouldn't write anything here today because, how much do I really have to say??   Then my sister sent me an email asking for my advice.   About ten minutes later I was saying, damn, I gotta post this on AR ...My sister is a business owner (DanceArtFx) that prints custom t-s...
09/20/2007
We techies have a bad habit of using jargon that means nothing to normal people.   I'm certain I've already beenguilty of that in the few posts I've made here.  Much of what I've written has been about this technology called CMS -- which stands for Content Management System.   But...
09/20/2007
Hits, uniques, clicks, impressions, page views, Google page rank ... but the measure you'll never see in any web logs ... leads.How many leads is your site generating?   That's what matters.Of course traffic is important.  If nobody sees your site, then nobody is going to call.   But you ...
09/19/2007
When we get questions from agents, we're going to post them here along with some feedback.   Here's one we had this morning that came from a four person office that had just purchased a domain name.  They wanted to know what other names to purchase.   This is a common question along with ...
09/18/2007
My family has been involved in real estate for 40+ years, that by default gives me some shred of credibility, at least as it pertains to the internet and computers as that's where I've spent most of my career.    A few years back a family member wrote a reference guide called Word Marketi...
09/17/2007
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