So… I’ve decided to start doing podcasts. Because it’s fun, it allows me to get really in-depth on some topics without having to write 50,000 word posts, and because some things (like interviewing cool and interesting people doing cool and interesting things, or arguing about some topic or another) are easier on audio than […]
Archives for April 2013
Above is the presentation I gave at Stefan Swanepoel’s T3 Summit in Las Vegas this past week. I had a great time researching and preparing it, and there is a thread over on Facebook (courtesy of Michael McClure, who used my presentation to showcase how to generate online buzz) discussing the three black swans. But […]
First of all, I know there’s cool Q1 news out there and coming soon from companies I’m keeping track of. But I’m at the T3 Summit today, so look for the Q1 updates next week. In the meantime, I thought I would take notice of something… a bit odd.
Maybe it’s the frothy spring real estate market where multiple offers and higher prices are blooming like tulips, but there is yet another please-dear-god-let-this-be-true prayer disguised as a news story making its way around the Interwebz. The persistent prayer is that the Millennials will unleash themselves into the housing market and buy up homes left, […]
From Bloomberg comes this story about how Democrats are taking a run at Texas, the home of Rick Perry and Ted Cruz. Personally, since I’m a conservative, I will be doing what I can to make sure that Battleground Texas fails, and fails miserably. But that isn’t the point of this post. The point of […]
Was talking to an industry buddy about some theoretical things, and something kind of jumped out at me. Why the standard practice in real estate of sealed offers? You know, the whole “best and final” submitted to the listing agent without knowing what you’re up against? Why not simply have more of the “open outcry” […]