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Where are the real estate young guns?

by Greg Fischer on 7:54 am April 20, 2012

Got your attention? Good. You do realize that a 27 year old just bought out a 28 year old for a billion dollars last week? This is just the most recent W in the “win column” for the young guns of the world and there are dozens of examples of how young guns are changing industries and even changing the world for the better. Why is this phenomenon almost non-existent in the real estate industry and what will it cost us if we continue to let “The … Read More »

Trulia Hires Todd Carpenter to be Senior Manager of Industry Engagement

by Drew Meyers on 10:40 am April 12, 2012

In the latest version of talent war within the real estate industry, Trulia nabbed Todd Carpenter to be their Senior Manager of Industry Engagement. This follows Zillow’s recent big name hires of Bob Bemis and Jay Thompson. Who’s the next big name that’ll be in the news, and which company will they go to? Any guesses?

Hot Off the Wire – Jay Thompson Joins Zillow as Director of Industry Outreach and Social Media

by Drew Meyers on 12:09 pm March 15, 2012

Straight from the wire: Jay Thompson Joins Zillow as Director of Industry Outreach and Social Media Well-known real estate industry blogger to help real estate professionals grow and market their business SEATTLE, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, today announced well-known real estate industry blogger Jay Thompson is joining Zillow® as the company’s director of industry outreach and social media. Thompson brings nearly seven years of social media experience to Zillow. In addition to running one … Read More »

25 Facebook Marketing Tips for Real Estate Professionals

by Heba Hosny on 6:19 am February 21, 2012

According to CheckFacebook.com stats for Feb. 19th, Facebook bragged a staggering 792+ million users worldwide with the United States in the lead with 155+ million users. Many businesses have thrived thanks to this giant social network, including Real Estate professionals. However, in order to win a game, you must not only learn the rules but stick to them as well! This article is dedicated to Real Estate professionals who strive to take their Facebook pages to the next level. Let’s discuss 25 tweetable (140 characters … Read More »

Jay Thompson Takes Over at Carnival of Real Estate

by Michael Price on 1:52 pm May 21, 2010

Zillow is proud to announce that Jay Thompson, AKA The Phoenix Real Estate Guy (and GEB contributor) is taking over the operation of the Carnival of Real Estate. For the few people out there unfamiliar with Jay, he is a pioneer in the realm of real estate blogging and social media. Jay was one of the first participants in CoRE and remained an active participant as a host, contributor and administrator. We decided on Jay not only for his depth of experience with the platform, … Read More »

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