Charlie Gunningham

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Charlie set up in Perth with a uni mate during the height of the dotcom boom in 1999. He

Recent blog posts written by Charlie Gunningham

11 New Year’s resolutions for 2011

As technology moves along apace at break neck speed, you could be forgiven for thinking that it’s all just too hard….

Posted In Soapbox

Google Places importance on Local

A few years ago Google developed something called ‘Google Local’, a subset of its listings that are devoted to local businesses….

Posted In Marketing, Real Estate Agents

The Great CRM White Elephant

Legend has it there were once great white elephants, much sought after by the Southeast Asian monarch and European hunter. Their…

Posted In Software, Technology

Why can’t we measure online traffic?

Over the past decade I have investigated various methods of measuring online traffic for the different web sites I’ve managed, and…

Posted In Research, Search, Technology

An 11 year real estate online business case study

Having just sold a real estate online business, almost eleven years to the day after it was founded, I thought I’d share…

Posted In Australia, Portals, Soapbox

It’s Tribal, and it’s who we are

During the recent UK general election (American friends of mine were amazed at how quickly it was over, English friends bemoaned…

Posted In Facebook, Media, Radio, Social Networking, Television, Twitter

The Billion Dollar Black Hole

Disclosure upfront – for over 10 years now I’ve been running a niche real estate portal and web development business. During…

Posted In Marketing, Newspapers

How many friends do you have… really?

British anthropologist Robin Dunbar argues that if you count people you “maintain a stable social relationship” with then you can never…

Posted In Soapbox
Gordon Gecko

Trend for 2010: “It’s Mobile, stoopid”

Remember the iconic 1980s movie ‘Wall Street’ in which Michael Douglas walks along a beach watching the sun rise while talking…

Posted In Agent Websites, Marketing, Mobile, Technology

Are Facebook Ads the most effective advertising there is?

Let me say in this my first post for Business2 (thanks for having me) I have no shares in Facebook (more’s…

Posted In Facebook, Social Networking