Websites and technology

CRMs? Accounting and other real estate broker software? New websites? Who knew real estate-related technology could be so overwhelming? Let us give you a run down of the real estate broker software out there. We'll sort it all out for you.


Technology Spotlight: Fast Forward Stories

In this spotlight we show you what Fast Forward Stories is and how you might use their product to stay top of mind and look professional.


How to use Podio as a free real estate CRM (Part 3)

In Part 3 of our Podio tutorial we take a look at some additional fields that you can add to your database and how filtering can help you manage your contacts. We also take a look at webforms, how they are created and what they can be used for.


How to use Podio as a free real estate CRM (Part 2)

In Part 2 of our Podio tutorial we dig deeper into the contact management features, show you how to import contacts, and teach you how to sync tasks with your Google calendar.


How to use Podio as a free real estate CRM (Part 1)

Podio is a powerful web-based collaboration tool that can serve as a great real estate CRM if you are willing to take a little time to set it up.


Real estate photography: the importance of verticals

You'll get more click-throughs on your real estate photos if you take care to avoid distorted proportions in your images.


5 Facebook Tips and 51 Status Updates For Realtors

Facebook is a valuable marketing tool for real estate agents, but you can't just approach social media without a plan. Here are some general guidelines and specific posting ideas for Facebook.


4 reasons every real estate agent should be using video

You've probably heard that you should be using video, but here's something better: four specific reasons that the format is so valuable for real estate professionals


Photography tips and equipment for real estate agents

With many home buyers doing their house hunting online, taking great real estate photos for your listing is an absolute necessity. Here are some useful tips and equipment suggestions for getting the perfect shot.


Website review: How can agents use Nextdoor.com?

Nextdoor is a private network where only the residents of a particular neighborhood can be members. But agents can get something out of it, too.


Three Google tools that can make you a better agent

Here are three free Google features that you can use to increase your productivity and get connected with your clients.


Review: Zillow's Premier Agent Websites

Is Zillow's new website building tool worth checking out? It's a low-cost, minimal-hassle way for agents to create their own websites. Nathan Froelich gives his take on Zillow's new creation in this video review.


Google Voice for real estate professionals

Google Voice is a powerful tool that can help real estate agents be more productive, more efficient, and communicate more effectively with their clients.


Online bio tips

An online video biography is a great way to bring in potential clients and separate yourself from the competition