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. launches photo branding site

In our quest to empower real estate agents with awesome tools and information we've built the first-ever real estate-specific photo branding system.

Online bio tips

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Website review: How can agents use

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tech Spotlight: Single Property Websites

Technology can be a double edged sword, at times it can bog you down other times it can make you look like a pro. makes it easy to shine. in this Tech Spotlight we show you how.

Three questions you should ask when choosing an app for managing contacts

“Which CRM should I use?” seems to be the most-asked question in the real estate industry right now. It's a question that has every real estate tech company scrambling to create the next best contact management system for real estate pros.

Top Free Websites for REALTORS

Finding an awesome website can be like finding a penny on the road - it happens almost suddenly and evokes quite a pleasant feeling. Check out these Top Free Websites for Realtors that will be sure to make you feel like you struck gold.