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Link Building Lessons from the Real Estate Industry

Are links doing more harm than good? With the rules for link building constantly changing, it can be hard to know what’s a smart link building strategy and what will land you in hot water with Google. Last year, Google’s webmaster trends analyst, John Mueller, surprised the SEO world with his pronouncement that link building, once considered essential to SEO, ... Read More »

Real Estate Agents Stay Up to Speed with Keeping Current Matters

Keeping Current Matters (KCM) is an eight-year-old company, based in New York, that provides educational content for real estate agents, to keep them informed on current housing trends. In return for a monthly fee of $19.95, KCM researches the market and compiles relevant information into concise 30-minute presentations that agents can use to educate both themselves and their clients. The ... Read More »

SkySlope Lets Real Estate Brokers Manage Business Online

Real estate has always been one of America’s most lively industries. Every year, some two million licensed agents and 86,000 brokerage firms work day and night to move billions of dollars worth of commercial and residential properties. Bearing that in mind, it’s not difficult to imagine why so many young professionals flock to join the industry. But it takes a lot of hard ... Read More »

5 Online Marketing Techniques of Successful Real Estate Agencies

Now more than ever, the Internet has become the primary method used by home buyers when looking for a new home. Online searches and listings have made it easier for prospective home buyers to find their dream homes. In 2013, 90 percent of home buyers did research online before choosing to buy their homes. Additionally, 76 percent of home buyers ... Read More »

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro Brings Mobile Augmented Reality to Small Businesses

At the company’s TechWord event in San Francisco recently, the new Lenovo Phab 2 Pro was unveiled. Along with a boatload of other high-tech features, the phablet also brings affordable augmented reality within reach of many small businesses. The mobile device is the first flagship smartphone equipped with Google’s Project Tango, a technology that uses the different components in certified ... Read More »

Mobile Shipments Again Growing, But is Plateau in Sight?

Global smartphone shipment totals edged upward in the second quarter, says mobile, tablet and PC data research company Canalys in a recent report. But that growth is slower than before and could be headed for a plateau, he firm suggests. Update – Smartphone Market Q2 2016 Canalys said that the worldwide smartphone market grew by almost a percent in Q2 ... Read More »

The Future of Mobile Marketing: Smartphones and Augmented Reality

With each new year, marketers continue to say that mobile marketing is going to be huge. Has the time already come, or are there more developments in mobile marketing and technology yet to be seen? Mobile is one of the most innovative technology platforms out today, and with about 50% of mobile users (and 70% of affluent customers) owning a ... Read More »

Wow! Self-Making Bed Shows an Example of a Real-World Market Need

If necessity is the mother of invention, Kickstarter is its playpen. SMARTDUVET: the self-making bed, is a campaign that launched on Kickstarter and has already surpassed its $30,000 (Canadian) goal by almost $11,000 as of this posting. A Real-World Market Need Example If there is one thing Kickstarter has highlighted is, there is a market for almost every imaginable idea. ... Read More »

The Most Effective Ways To Protect Your Small Business From Cyber Attacks

Okay, I’m going to start with a question. What would happen if a hacker decided to launch a cyber attack against your business? Would they be successful? Would they easily gain access to your company’s sensitive information? Or would their attempt fall flat? Believe it or not, cyber security isn’t just a concern for large businesses. It’s something that small ... Read More »

Techieworks: Providing Seniors with Online Tech Help

When Anant Vats was working for Infosys in Houston, he once took the bus with some friends to go to dinner in town. Suddenly, an old lady sitting next to them asked them if they could fix her computer. Pleasantly surprised at this request, Anant asked her what led her to believe they could. “Because you are Indian!” she said. ... Read More »