Monthly Archives: October 2009

Customer Wooing Illustrated (And Social Media?)

Posted By Rob Hahn October 29, 2009, Filed under: Marketing@ 10:17 AM

One of the finest online journals around is @Issue, which usually deals with topics surrounding design but with strong forays into advertising, marketing, and branding. I make sure to check up on it periodically, because of gems like this: This amusing graphic is from Marty Neumeier's book Zag:

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One out of Five Americans Use Twitter?

Posted By Rob Hahn October 27, 2009, Filed under: Media, Miscellaneous@ 4:21 PM

From Twitter itself (h/t: @mathurrell) comes this amazing piece of news: Nearly one in five (19%) online Americans now uses Twitter or a similar service to post and share updates about themselves, or to see updates about others, according to the latest survey data from the Pew Internet &

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Why Social Media Might Be All Hype After All

Posted By Rob Hahn October 24, 2009, Filed under: Marketing, Media, Real Estate@ 8:40 PM

In my Top Nine Things I've Learned at BlogWorld post, I wrote: Many social media professionals talk as if social media is the future of media, then act exactly the opposite when camera crews show up. I can't forget the moment.  Due to some deadlines, I excused myself from a session to get some

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Top Nine Things I Learned at BlogWorld

Posted By Rob Hahn October 21, 2009, Filed under: Marketing, Miscellaneous, Technology@ 2:26 AM

While I have at least a dozen longer posts I'm working on because of REBlogWorld and BlogWorld Expo, I thought I would do the popular "Top X Things I Learned from BlogWorld" deal as an advance peek.  But I'm finding it hard to be... I don't know the term... earnest about it.  So if you want a

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Reflections from REBlogWorld ’09: Branding in the Social Age

Posted By Rob Hahn October 17, 2009, Filed under: Marketing, Real Estate@ 9:02 PM

Greetings from Las Vegas -- I'm not sure what time it is, even though I've been fully awake for, oh, a few hours.  But some of the discussions at REBlogWorld 2009 have been so great that I wanted to get something posted now. One of the more interesting sessions for me personally was the

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From BlogWorld 2009 Conversation: Best Looking Dude in RE.net

Posted By Rob Hahn October 17, 2009, Filed under: Miscellaneous@ 4:32 PM

This is the kind of high-quality conversation that comes out of BlogWorld when the sessions are horrid. Who is the best looking man in the RE.net? The five finalists were chosen by a panel standing around the hallway at BlogWorld, but there is a write-in choice for you. :)  But we wanna know

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Free Consulting to Move, Inc.

Posted By Rob Hahn October 8, 2009, Filed under: Miscellaneous, Real Estate, Technology@ 1:07 PM

So it seems my little tweet the other day has engendered a bit more discussion -- you can find the fascinating back and forth here on AgentGenius.  One of the more interesting comments there comes from Russell Shaw, who says: REALTOR.com is cluttered on every page with banner and tower ads that

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On Marketing Strategy: Answers to Critics

Posted By Rob Hahn October 2, 2009, Filed under: Marketing, Real Estate@ 1:21 AM

So now that Benn Rosales of AgentGenius has jumped into the fray with his latest post, which comes on the heels of Jim Marks's critique of my Inman column (subscribers only), I figure it might be good to consolidate my responses here.  And this is not to mention the various commenters on the

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Random Thoughts from the Road

Posted By Rob Hahn October 1, 2009, Filed under: Miscellaneous@ 11:16 AM

I've been traveling a lot of late due to business.  Who knew being an unemployed bum was such hard work?  In September, I spent 14 of 30 days on the road; I'm looking at roughly 18 of 31 days in October being on the road. So I'm becoming familiar once again with the airline and hotel industries

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