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Will the Amazon Echo (aka Alexa) Power the Future of Real Estate?

by Drew Meyers on 7:45 am December 28, 2016

Echo dot

I almost bought an Echo Dot for $49 this week (affiliate link), but didn’t quite pull the trigger. Earlier today in Inman’s FB group (Yes, you should attend), I came across the following demo video from Voiceter Pro (they bill themselves as the conversational search company) of the Alexa real estate app they’ve built. I don’t know about you, but it seems to be an inferior search experience to what buyers have today. Why not just pull out your iPad (or phone) and Zillow, Redfin, or Realtor.com? It would take … Read More »

The Mayday Button, for Real Estate?

by Drew Meyers on 6:00 am December 17, 2013

mayday

According to many, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is considered the most brilliant tech executive since the late Steve Jobs. I tend to agree with that thinking, which is exactly why I put so much weight on the most prominent part of Kindle’s new commercial being…the Mayday button. I’ve talked about Google Helpouts before. Mayday is a very similar concept. Click the button on your Kindle, and you’ll instantly get a live human to help you with whatever you need (their goal is to increase Amazon’s conversion rates). What if a … Read More »

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