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Schedule Reminders with FollowUpThen

Do you still run your life out of your email inbox? Then you might just love this simple tool from FollowUpThen. The way the service works is simple: You simply send or forward email to “1week” or “tomorrow” or “someinterval” @followupthen.com, and the service will email (or text you) you exactly when you’ve requested a reminder. [...]

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Mobile Scanning Made Easy with CamScanner

Scanning documents is one of those technological hangovers from the 1990s, but unfortunately it’s a must in a world where paper and analogue contracts still mingle with the digital. Thankfully, the cameras on our smartphones have become so powerful that we can take high-resolution images suitable for digitizing documents. One of the best apps for [...]

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Secure Your Communication with ProtonMail

As a real estate agent, you deal with a lot of sensitive information on your clients’ behalf. In a world where online security breaches and identity theft are rampant, you might consider upgrading your email security with ProtonMail. ProtonMail is a secure email provider based in Switzerland. Not only does the service offer end-to-end encryption, but [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Making Meetings Matter

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Why Group Brainstorming Is a Waste of Time (7 minute read) Why it matters: ”Brainstorming sessions” have a bit [...]

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Browse Fast & Be Private with Firefox Focus

If internet speeds keep getting faster, why do so many websites seem to be getting slower? In a word: Advertising. More than ever we’re being tracked across the web. Behavior tracking is used to build profiles of who we are, what we like, and how we can be best marketed to on a click-by-click basis. [...]

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Upgrade Your Note Taking with Notability

With the advent of the iPad Pro and improvement of the Apple Pencil, treating a tablet like, well, a real notebook is finally a reality. Whereas a standard yellow legal pad will still fit the bill, there’s something extremely appealing about the cloud-enabled bells and whistles approach to capturing and storing your thoughts. But note [...]

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Keep Your Mortgage Calculator Handy

Conversations with first-time buyers who have yet to approach banks for mortgage pre-qualification tend to center on how much home they can really afford. To keep the conversation flowing, impress your prospects by whipping out your smartphone and walking them through some mortgage payment and budget scenarios. Here are two smartphone apps you can download [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Up Your Chill Factor

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. ‘Goodbye, Things’ Makes the Case for Radical Minimalism (5 minute read) Why it matters: The web has no shortage [...]

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How to Add Panoramic Shots to Instagram

Your iPhone has the ability to create awesome panoramic photographs. These are great for capturing scenic property views or vibrant neighborhood scenes. Unfortunately, they look terrible when posted on Instagram. So how do you share those million-dollar sweeps on the most popular photo-sharing social platform? Try Instapan! From the app’s website: “Instapan is an easy-to-use iPhone [...]

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Is Your Password Strong Enough?

The security of your privacy and your clients’ privacy begins with strong passwords. If you’ve never thought too much about the complexity of your passwords and how well your information is protected, you may want to check out this article “Best Practices for Password Mindfulness.” One interesting tool featured in the article is the website [...]

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