respres: Sharing A Book - Sex And Real Estate - 12/03/09 11:10 AM
The first book I shared, The Tipping Point, was mailed to the winner, Jeff Gingerich, last week.
That book was shared from Zeek.com, but this book, Sex And Real Estate, simply MUST be given away here on Active Rain. Why? Because this is where I wrote the original reviews and posts about this very interesting book. These posts still get visits two years after the fact. And the content of the book will always be relevant, in my opinion.
"When you stop to think about it, buying and selling a house is a lot like dating," says Margorie Garber, "the … (181 comments)

respres: Overheard on Twitter: "Get An Agent" - 10/13/08 03:01 PM
I've shared some of the random messages I see on Twitter regarding REALTORS® or real estate.
Often they've been funny, or inspiration for thoughts on communication, or used to point out why it's important to use Twitter. The message below illustrates the potential power of social media and social messaging to spread messages for spreading good news as well as bad. This is someone who is in the real estate industry but appears to have tried to sell his home by himself. It also appears he's now happy with his real estate agent.
"I was trying to sell house with … (47 comments)

respres: It's Your Reputation. Manage it. - 08/07/08 11:53 AM
Recent stories of "profile jacking" on Twitter point out the necessity for corporations to vigorously monitor their on-line reputation. The most notable of the recent stories is that of "Janet," an Exxon "employee" who began posting at the fake Twitter account called ExxonMobilCorp. Jeremiah Owyang has a great review of the Exxon Twitter debacle, and offers some advice to corporations and to the social mediasphere. And, of course, one of his pieces of advice is that "Companies must monitor their brand." Exxon clearly fell asleep on this one, and others have fallen asleep as well, including CNN and Seth Godin.
So … (87 comments)

respres: Realtor Twitters: It's Twitter Day On Active Rain It Seems - 02/26/08 09:58 AM
Sarah, Heather and Kim have all written posts about Twitter today. 
I thought I'd add my two cents and show you what you can find if you're paying attention. I monitor the use of the word "realtor" on Twitter, for example. Here's the conversation over the past 24 hours. It's a mix of consumer and REALTOR® voices.
I see at least two opportunities to start a conversation with a consumer. How about you?
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