I’ve been to 3 Real Estate Barcamps in the past year. Seattle, Portland, and then Seattle #2.
This isn’t nearly as many as some of the vendors like our friends at Zillow or Altos have attended, but I feel like I have a feel for what a Real Estate Bar Camp can be.
I love the ad-hoc nature of the REBC movement, I love that it is introducing so many folks to new ideas, I love the price.
But honestly…. I’m bored.
I was bored at the first one and not much has changed since. Sure there have been a couple of interesting sessions, but for the most part I went away disappointed.
I’m not the only one. Another attendee put it this way “When I come to an event like this, I would pay money to be the stupidest guy in the room. I want my head to explode with all sorts of new ideas.”
For anyone planning a Real Estate Bar Camp in the future here’s some titles of sessions I’d love to attend:
- A+B Tests for Landing Pages
- Require IDX registration – or not?
- I’ve been blogging for three years- now what?
- Lower My Bounce Rate
- Analytics For English Majors
- Listing Syndication for Market Domination
- Social Media is a Waste of Time
- Email Marketing is Not Just for Drips
What do you think? What’s been missing from your Real Estate Barcamp experience?