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How Pinterest May Be Great for your Real Estate Agency

For those of you living under a rock, a new social website has been gaining incredible ground. It’s name is Pinterest…

Pinterest

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Business2.com.au turns 10 and we want you!

At Christmas this year it will be 10 years since I penned my first post on a Commodore PET…… well not…

Business2.com.au

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REBarCamp Concept Takes Off in Australia!

With a name like BarCamp it’s no wonder Aussie’s have taken strongly to the concept but an REBarCamp is not really…

brisbane, queensland, rebarcamp

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SOBOX + PropertyAd Guru have closed their doors

After less than 18 months SOBOX.com.au has recently closed its doors. At its launch SOBOX (Short for Social Media in a…

Classified Ad Ventures, Property Ad Guru, Simon Baker, Sobox

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Viewproperty.com.au the new industry portal

Viewproperty.com.au aim to be a new “industry-owned” real estate portal designed to provide agents with an affordable alternative to the current…

Domain, industry owned portal, industry portal, Realestate.com.au, Ross Bulman, View Property Australia, Viewproperty, Viewproperty.com.au

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REIWA Goes West

Charlie Gunningham is in San Francisco for Real Estate Connect and hopefully he will be able to write a great post…

REIWA, West Australian Newspapers

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Google launches Google+

Google+ has just been launched to a limited release and I have spent a few days playing around with the new…

Google, Google Circles, Google Hangouts, Google Huddle, Google Plus, Google Sparks

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Google +1 Like button

Google has become a little bit more social with the launch of its +1 Like button available to be added to…

+1 Like button, Australian real estate portal, Google +1, Google Search, Nick Radicevic, thehomepage.com.au

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homesales.com.au give agents free kick

homesales.com.au has launched a new free to list service for licensed real estate agents. The no-cost offer is ongoing and is…

Carsales Network, carsales.com Ltd, Homesales, homesales.com.au, Rhett Dallwitz

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realEstate1 refuses to re-brand as mediation with REA breaks down

Further to this article posted on B2 Realestate.com.au takes legal action against Realestate1.com.au, recent mediation has taken place between the two parties in…

Geoff Luff, REA Group, REA trademark, realestate, Realestate.com.au, realestate1, Realestate1.com.au

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RE BarCamp the “Unconference”

The inagural Australian RE BarCamp kicked off with a bang at the Loft Bar on Tuesday. Given the event fell the…

AREC, AREC conference, Australian RE BarCam, BarCamps, Ben Stockdale, Greg Vincent, Jeff Turner, Lara Scott, Peter Brewer, Peter Fletcher, RE BarCamp, Tatiana Mijalica

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Microsoft buys Skype for 8.5 Billion

Microsoft has purchased Skype for an incredible 8.5 billion (thats around $36 Australian Dollars) in a deal most believe is to…

google voice, Microsoft, Screenr, Skype

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Domain Launches their Android App

Yesterday, Domain officially launched their free Android real estate application allowing property seekers to search for properties across Australia. Some of…

Android real estate application, Android real estate apps, Domain Android App, Domian

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RE BarCamp is coming to Australia…May 24th in Sydney

As you may have seen from my previous articles posted here on Business2, I’m very passionate about our industry and am…

AREC11, Australia, Business2, RE BarCamp, Real Estate Bar Camp, rebarcamp.com.au, Sydney, www.rebarcamp.com.au

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Realestateguide.com.au Up For Sale

Realestateguide is an Australian real estate portal who’s been operating under the radar for some time now. They appear to have found…

australian real estate portals, craig honeyman, real estate guide, real estate portal for sale, realestateguide, realestateguide.com.au

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Crowd Accelerated Innovation

In the last few years, we’ve seen an explosion in online video. The world now watches 80 million hours of YouTube…

Bruce Barton, Chris Anderson, Crowd Accelerated Innovation, LXD, online video, Ted, The League of Extraordinary Dancers, Wired

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1 Billion in Subscriber Property Sales

As the year is drawing near I thought it is worthwhile noting the achievements of R&W Mosman in reaching $1 Billion…

online marketing solution, property subscriber sales, wordpress real estate website

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Land Sickness

A  few weeks ago (I’ve been away so apologies i couldn’t do an early post) a press release came across my…

boat portals, boat websites, land sickness, yacht and boat

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Google Instant – Will this change SEO strategies?

Over the past week you may have noticed a small change in functionality when using the Google search engine. As you…

autocomplete search, Google, Google Instant, Google search engine, Google's algorithm, mcgrath

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Listglobally – goes, well global!

Recently at the Real Estate Connect San Francisco show I had the pleasure of catching up with Simon Baker from www.listglobally.com…

99acres.com, canadahomeguide.tv, enormo.com, gohome.com.hk, immobilienscout24.de, iproperty.com.my, iproperty.com.sg, Listglobally.com, propertyfinder.ae, realestate.co.jp, rightmove.co.uk, Simon Baker, Zooproperty.com

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Real Estate Connect – San Francisco

This weeks I spent a few days in San Francisco at the Inman Real Estate Connect conference. I had the pleasure…

Ann Baldinucci, Avi Gupta, Chris Pearson, DIYThemes.com, Emil Sheth, Go Paperless, Jane Wells, Justin Adler, Mehrdad Alaei, NabeWise, Qonnect.mobi, Simon Baker, SmartZip.com, Street Advisor, WordPress

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A Truly Open NBN a must for future of Australian Technology Sector

The year is 2015 and local Melbourne Sweeney real estate agent Melissa Hansson has just stepped into her 2014 Honda Civic….

google voice, iPad, iPhone, Macbook Pro, NBN, Paul Budde, QR Code, Sweeney's, Telstra, WIMAX

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NSW Residential Tenancy Bill 2010 looks like being pushed through Parliament

In a decision that is set to impact approx. 1 in 4 people within New South Wales, the new Residential Tenancy…

Minister for Fair Trading, REINSW, Residential Tenancy Bill 2010

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