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Here is a list of all my Twitter Posts for Long & Foster Job Loss Protection.     Twitter 1– Long & Foster has just added “Job Loss Protection” for our Sellers.  Learn more at http://intranet.longandfoster.com/agentplan/ Twitter 2 – Buy Confident.  Long & Foster makes availabl...
I'm doing a webinar for some Long & Foster agents. 
Here's a quick review of the new Verizon Storm.  A full and detailed one is coming early next week.  Thanks for reading and posting... I just got my Storm Wednesday late in the afternoon.  Basically it’s very good.  It does take some getting used to.  About an hour of real usage is what I found I...
I'm doing a class right now via a Webinar on Blogging.  I think its going very well.  Has anyone else done this via a Webinar or do you think you have to be face to face.  Please comment or post. 
Just a friendly reminder to all my friends on ActiveRain that you need to turn you clocks back tonight.  Enjoy the extra hour of sleep.     Hay Long & Foster Silver Team.  See you on Monday.  Make sure if you see me you say hi.  I look forward to seeing all of you.   Now its time for a PSA. Pleas...
Sorry folks but my new Verizon Blackberry Storm did not arrive today.  Ok, so how would I get one so early?  I'd ask the same question.  I can't really say other than I know some folks at Verizon Wireless.  Now I have to plan for next week.  I also have a new Aluminum MacBook...
Just a quick tip before I start writing my formal Technology Post for the week.  I wanted to recommend Audible.com.  I listen to audio books just about everyday.  I have a long drive to and from work and find that audio books fill a void.  I simply do not have the time at home to read books and w...
I  have.  I'm a huge fan of Seth Godin.  For those of you not familiar with him, you can visit his site at www.sethgodin.com.  He has written several really interesting books.  His main focus is on Marketing, the Customer and the Paradigm.  His favorite word is Remarkable.   My favorite book, at ...
So what's an agent to use in technology these days.  I'm asked this question all the time.  There are hundreds if not thousands of vendors who will try to convince you to buy what ever they are selling.  This is not one of those situations. My goal is to give you my opinion and a little analysis ...

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A weekly Technology Post talking about what's great and what's not. Remember, according to Sturgeon's Law, "90% of everything is crap". We'll look at this but focus on the 10% that are gems. There is a lot out there but this is real world testing by the CIO of one of the largest Real Estate companies in the nation.