Archive | Technology

Understanding technology for real estate agents is more important today more than ever. This section has articles that are all about technology in new media.

How to build a portal – Lessons from a success

One of the perennial themes on Business2 is the need for a strong competitor to realestate.com.au and domain.com.au. I’ve previously told…

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Google Glasses

I was fortunate enough to get my hands on a pair of Google Glasses as part of the Google Explorer Team…

#throughglass, Google, Google Glass

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Another corporate digs its claws into our industry

 This latest move by Stayz has that same destructive grab and run feel about it. Sort of reminiscent of  RealEstate.com.au all over again….

Fairfax, Realestate.com.au, Stayz, YesBookit

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The End of Apple? The End of the World? The Start of Something New?

With over $100 billion in the bank, we can safely assume Apple are going to be just fine for the medium…

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CEO of REA Group invests in Real Estate Software Company “HOUSL”

HOUSL last week announced that Greg Ellis, the CEO of REA Group (RealEstate.com.au) has invested in the HOUSL business. Recently awarded…

qr codes, rental application management, www.housl.com

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Domain partners with 1Form rental application

From this afternoon, Domain’s partnership with Click2Rent will be replaced with 1Form. From a Domain press release: 1Form provides an Online…

1Form rental application, Domain

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Understanding how your “web stuff” works

A question I am asked often to explain is “how does the web stuff work for my agency?” By web stuff…

DNS name server, DNS records, Internet Service Provider

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The Real Estate Community Facebook Group Eclipses 2000 Members + E-Ave Wrap Up

 Who says that real estate agents don’t like to share their marketing ideas? In fact, nothing could be further from the…

Britt Natolo, Edgar Natolo, Enzo Raimondo, Facebook Group, REIV, Simon Finlayson, The Real Estate Community, Twitter for Real Estate, Zac McHardy

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Apple iPhone 5 is not a tool for Real Estate Agents

Apple iPhone has the best mobile phone on the planet (closely followed by Samsung Galaxy S3) yet the latest version is…

Apple iPhone, iPhone

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Impressive Launch of NEW Cloud-Based Property Management and Trust Accounting Software by PropertyTree.com + E-Ave Wrap Up

.   After going in search of a Cloud-Based Property Management Software solution for a real estate agent friend of mine…

Apple iPhone5, Bing, Electric Avenue, Facebook, Photo-Transfer App, PropertyTree.com, Rockend, RU OK? Day

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SEO Tips For Real Estate Agents

Having worked as an SEO consultant for many years, i first got into the game doing SEO work for many of…

australian real estate seo, Internet Marketing, seo

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Google Launches An Eye-Opening Report Into Latest Multi-Screen Usage + E-Ave Wrap Up

Google recently released an eye-opening report about multi-screen usage and the findings could help real estate agents plan and develop new…

Facebook, Google, LJHooker.com.au, Multi-Screen Usage

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SEO Techniques That You Should Never Use

Everyone SEO recently feels as if they have there heads on a Google Guillotine after updates to search engine rankings this…

Internet Marketing, online marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, seo

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The New Age Of SEO Is Going Social

A lot of discussion has been floating around the air recently with recent Google updates Panda and Penguin causing a major…

Age Of SEO, Going Social

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InspectRealEstate.com.au – A Brilliant ‘New’ Time-Saving Tool For Your Agency + E-Ave Wrap Up

Today I shared this ‘exclusive’ insight into InspectRealEstate.com.au – A Brilliant New Time-Saving Tool For The Real Estate Industry on the Electric…

agent profile, Electric Avenue, Facebook, Google Earth, Greg Vincent, InspectRealEstate.com.au, real estate video marketing

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The Way Forward For The Major Portals + E-Ave Wrap-Up

On Yesterday’s Electric Avenue Show – I shared an insight into what I see as ‘The Way Forward For The Major…

Electric Avenue, ForWhatItsWorth.com.au, Greg Vincent, thehomepage.com.au, Wello, Zopim

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Evolving Agencies – A Quick Look at the Different Models

Recently a BRW Cover had the title “Secrets of the Real Estate Industry” in big bold type with a sub heading…

Aussie Home Loans, Harcourts, Hocking Stuart, L.J. Hooker, Ray White, Richard Branson, richardson and wrench, Sweeney's, Virgin, Williams RE

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45 Degree Aerial Views by Google and Bing

Google Maps is so much more than a digital version of a paper map. I don’t think a day goes by…

aerial photography, Bing, Google, Google Maps

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e-Ave Wrap Up: Twitter for Agents, RE Apps?, FREE Client Impresser, Behind-the-Lens and ‘You Promotion’

This week on The Electric Avenue Show we take a look at… Monday’s Show: provided a Quick Introduction To Twitter for…

Electric Avenue, Greg Vincent, real estate apps, Screen Sharing Tool, twitter real estate, You Promotion

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EA Wrap Up: Featuring Mat Steinwede, James Tostevin & Tom Panos Interview from AREC2012

After launching Electric Avenue (EA) ‘The Online Real Estate Show’ last Wednesday, Ryan O’Grady suggested that I share this week’s episodes…

Electric Avenue, Greg Vincent, Ryan O'Grady

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Fairfax Launches AirLink

Last month Fairfax launched some nifty technology that allows users to scan images in the Sydney Morning Herald and then view…

AirLink, Domain, Sydney Morning Herald

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Domain’s mobile apps build traction

Last week Domain announced their mobile apps have surpassed 1 million downloads and that 36 per cent of all Domain.com.au enquiries…

Domain, Domain.com.au, mobile apps

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Have you been Slapped by the Panda ?

Whats he talking about being slapped by the panda ? The big G or Google runs a very complex algorithm which…

Google, seo

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Announcing Project Glass from Google

Google on Wednesday morning (USA Time) released a YouTube video teasing its upcoming augmented reality glasses, a pair of lenses that…

Google Glass

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