Archive for November, 2012

Things That Mattered to Us This Week | 3

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Here are the things that mattered to us during the week ended November 30, 2012… Webinar on Real Estate Reviews… Chris Smith, Chief Evangelist at Inman News, recently conducted a webinar on real estate reviews. Again, this topic keeps showing up, week after week. As Chris said in the webinar: … Read More »

Things that Mattered to Us this Week | 2

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Here are the things that mattered to us during the week ended November 23, 2012… Nichols Named Vice Chair… First, we’d like to give a big “congratulations!” shoutout to Chris Nichols, the world’s first VPA™, who was just named Vice Chair of the National Association of REALTORS® Social Media Advisory … Read More »

As Many as 30% of Online Reviews are Fakes

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

On October 19, 2012, ABC Nightly News aired a segment about the degree to which people are cheating in online reviews. Here are the key quotes from the segment: “People are always going to try to game the system.” “By some estimates, as many as 30% of online reviews are … Read More »

Things that Mattered to Us this Week | 1

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Here are the things that mattered to us during the week ended November 16, 2012… 1000Watt Consulting, one of the leading think tanks and brand consultancies in the real estate industry, just released a book. The book consists of their “writings about real estate” from 2007 to 2011. Get the … Read More »

First Week Report from VPA™ Craig Schaid

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Craig Schaid of Montgomery, Alabama sent us this video after his first week as a Verified Professional Agent™. We’re looking forward to more reports from you, Craig! What Are People Saying About VPA™?