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Tune Up Your Photos with Snapseed

Do you follow someone on Instagram whose photos just look incredible every time? Do you wonder how they make those photos leap out in your feed? They’re not using a special camera. In fact, they’re probably using the very same phone you have in your pocket right now. Their secret weapon? The photo editing software [...]

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Land More Listings with First.io

Ready to ride the wave of cloud-based data and deep analytics to land more listings? First.io is a service designed to help you prioritize conversations, enrich your contact data, automate follow-up, all using cutting edge AI tech. The idea is pretty sophisticated: Leverage your existing network of contacts to create more leads. Using “over 700 external data [...]

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Host Better Calls with UberConference

Pardon our bluntness, but conference calls suck. And the reason they suck nine times out of ten? Terrible conference call quality, interface, and ease-of-use. How many times have you had to cajole someone to download a special piece of software? Or what about cost? Some “premium” services are simply far too expensive for the handful [...]

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Organize Your Next Big Event with Sched

Okay, we think we’ve found the absolute best new tool for managing the schedule for events, and it’s called “Sched.” Creating, managing, and publishing a complex calendar for an event is typically a nightmare. Often there are changes, and there is seldom a good way to keep attendees updated about changes in venue or schedule. [...]

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AI Home Hunting? Just Ask DOSS

Here’s an up-and-coming app you’ll want to keep your eye on when it comes to potential revolutions in the real estate industry. As smart speakers and AI assistants increasingly become commonplace interfaces, it’s only a matter of time before home hunters will turn to more convenient ways to search for homes, research neighborhoods, and even [...]

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Keep Transactions on Track with Folio

If you use Gmail, you’ve probably noticed it can be a little challenging to keep all of the communication about your deal pipeline nicely organized. While you could come up with your own method for filing and tracking the various phases of each listing and client, you could also leverage the power of Folio to do the [...]

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Organize Your Kindle Notes with Clippings.io

If you use a Kindle, you may like to highlight passages for future reference. While notes can easily be reviewed on a Kindle, there’s no perfect solution for aggregating your reading notes together into systems like Evernote (or other “knowledge base” technology). Clippings.io is a handy little cloud-based app designed to make your Kindle notes more [...]

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Stitch Your Screenshots with Tailor

If you use an iOS device, here’s a handy app for creating single, composite images from multiple screenshots. It’s called “Tailor” and it automatically creates long images from screen captures on your phone. Why would you use this? Well if you wanted to save a long text message conversation, an extended selection of an Instagram [...]

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Create Value with Video: Screencast-O-Matic

There are great advantages to using video in your real estate marketing efforts. The statistics prove it. More than 85% of homebuyers and sellers want to work with agents who use video. In fact, real estate listings with videos receive 403% more inquiries than those without. (Source: National Association of Realtors and AU Real Estate [...]

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Capture Open House Leads with Open Home Pro

How do you capture leads at your open house? Capturing open house leads is crucial for the all-important follow-up process required to nurture and develop contacts. If you’re not incentivizing folks to share a little information with you on their tour of a listing, you’re missing out on huge opportunities down the line. (There’s nothing [...]

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