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8 Reasons the Next Windows is Worth the Wait

August 3rd, 2009 Mike 4 comments

This post was written by me during my tenure at the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS. Original article here.

If you’re thinking about buying a new PC in the next month or two you might want to wait until October 22nd. That’s the day the next version of Windows, called Windows 7, will be available on new PCs and store shelves. If you already got a new desktop or laptop in the last year you need not worry; chances are good you have Windows Vista and the upgrade to Windows 7 should be very smooth for you. If you have an older PC with the trusty Windows XP you should consider taking the leap because, this time, Microsoft got it right.

What is “the Twitter”, Anyway?

June 2nd, 2009 Mike 4 comments

This post was written by me during my tenure at the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS. Original article here.

Twitter, the social network tool with 1300% growth in 2008 and currently is all the rage in the media, is one of those things that’s difficult to understand because it is so unlike anything that came before it. Conversations about the online service are usually punctuated with responses like “I don’t get it”, “What a waste of time” and “I don’t care what people ate for breakfast”. While these are all valid concerns, let me do my best to explain the service so you can better judge Twitter’s value for yourself.

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Listen to Your Clients One Survey at a Time

April 27th, 2009 Mike No comments

This post was written by me during my tenure at the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS. Original article here.

How do you know you’re doing your job well? How do you measure your success serving your clients? Think about it; you can’t improve unless you first know what you’re not doing well. To that end, how many agents send out satisfaction surveys after closing a deal, and how many brokers survey clients to assess an agent’s performance? The Internet age has brought myriad ways to reach out to people using new tools, but surveys are still an effective way of getting feedback on your performance and improving upon that data. There are many tools for online surveys, and below are just a few free and inexpensive options that can help you to gain valuable insight for your business.

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