Monthly Archives: January 2012

In Which I Clarify My Worries Over Syndication and IDX, And Connect The Dots

Posted By Rob Hahn January 31, 2012, Filed under: Marketing, Real Estate, Technology@ 11:20 AM

The average denizen of the cybercafe -- that includes you, since you're reading this on a blog -- knows that the hot topic du jour is syndication. I wrote about it here and here already, but frankly, have been talking about this issue for quite some time. And influential bloggers like Jay

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The Fly in the Syndication Ointment…

Posted By Rob Hahn January 29, 2012, Filed under: Real Estate, Technology@ 9:53 AM

Another brief update, before my day of continuous meetings begin.... Regarding my post yesterday on the syndication brouhaha brought on by Abbott Realty Group... first, you need to read Jay Thompson's take on the subject. He takes longer to articulate the issue than I did, and I think more

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Syndication: Here We Go

Posted By Rob Hahn January 28, 2012, Filed under: Marketing, Real Estate@ 10:34 PM

I've been traveling -- planes, taxis, automobiles -- and blogging has been difficult. And I'm typing this out in a hotel lobby before my next meeting, so it can't be my typical overlong post. But I had to comment and ask questions about the latest salvo in the 2012 Syndication Wars. I predicted in

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Imagine All The People…

Posted By Rob Hahn January 18, 2012, Filed under: Marketing, Real Estate@ 4:55 PM Lawrence Yun, the Chief Economist of NAR and my doppelganger, has a new post up in which he discusses the growth in global population: In regards to the United States, some have claimed that the large number of people retiring and an eventual dying off of

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Simple, Easy, and the Starbucks Index

Posted By Rob Hahn January 17, 2012, Filed under: Marketing, Real Estate, Technology@ 1:39 PM

  I would write a review of my week in New York City at the Inman Connect conference... except that I was in meetings pretty much all day long, and missed all but one session. I'll direct you instead to people like Sean Carpenter for a recap. But I did have a great series of #lobbycon

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Seven Predictions for 2012, The Techno Edition

Posted By Rob Hahn January 2, 2012, Filed under: Management, Marketing, Politics & Regulation, Real Estate, Technology@ 6:59 PM

Continuing the tradition that started when the earth was young (or last year... depending on your definition of "time"), I'd like to present this year's version of "Predictions Guaranteed to be Wrong, Or Your Money Back"! As we saw in the report card post, last year, I went 4.5 for 7 in

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