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Mobile Apps, and Lack of Adoption

Mobile Apps, and Lack of Adoption

You come up with the greatest idea on the planet for a mobile app. It’s an amazing value add for your existing clients. Or maybe it will help you reach a whole new group of potential clients. You decide to build it. But you don’t…

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Did You Forget Your Phone?

Did You Forget Your Phone?

I hadn’t seen this video until just a few minutes ago…it’s worth watching. Every moment in the video happens every single day. Nothing really has to be said. The writing is on the wall. Living your life via the phone in the palm of your…

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What Apps Are Fortunate Enough to be on Your “Home” Screen?

What Apps Are Fortunate Enough to be on Your “Home” Screen?

For those developing apps, the “home” screen is the holy grail to be on that screen. But few apps ever make it. To the right is my “home” screen on my iPhone… No brainers: Calendar. Photos. Camera. Clock (alarm). Google Maps. Twitter. Facebook. Music. More explanation: CNN (frankly,…

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The Mobile App Craze

The Mobile App Craze

Helping you create an app with zero coding is what Mobile by Conduit‘s value proposition is. Yup, the app craze is on. Everyone needs an app. At least that’s what vendors want you to believe. What we’re quickly getting to, is app overload. Heck, we may…

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What EXACTLY is Your Mobile Strategy?

What EXACTLY is Your Mobile Strategy?

You might have seen the post (poll) I put up asking what your biggest pain point in your business is. Granted, only 16 people voted – but here are the results… One thing immediately jumped out at me… If no agents or brokerages need a mobile…

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Real Estate App Idea to Ponder: Zillow Advice, Inside a Native App

Real Estate App Idea to Ponder: Zillow Advice, Inside a Native App

A drop dead simple way to ask real estate questions, and get responses from real estate experts. In an app. On Zillow’s iOS app — there is no way to ask questions in Zillow Advice. Maybe they should just package that experience into a separate…

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Near Field Communication & the iPhone 5S, and Its Impact on Real Estate Advertising

Near Field Communication & the iPhone 5S, and Its Impact on Real Estate Advertising

It’s reported that NFC (near field communication) will be included in the iPhone 5S, which could change the game for advertising in the physical world. Read this article, and watch the video embedded below… I don’t know about you, but I see an extremely compelling potential…

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Keller Williams Launches 88,000 Agent Apps

Keller Williams Launches 88,000 Agent Apps

Keller Williams launched a mobile search app this week, essentially creating 88,000 branded agent apps (each agent has a unique download code). Props to them for tackling mobile — but I’m not sure if this is enough. Distribution is the problem when it comes to apps,…

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Time and Cost of Your Trip to Work – There’s an app for That

Time and Cost of Your Trip to Work – There’s an app for That

The average person spends 46 minutes on a typical day commuting.  That’s almost 200 hours a year in the car.  So when home buyers  ask about how long it takes to get to work, it’s an important buying factor and you need a good answer….

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A Trend Away from Agent Websites?

A Trend Away from Agent Websites?

We’re already seeing a slight trend of some agents and brokers not believing IDX is vital. With the continued rise of mobile, will the next trend be the demise of agent and/or brokerage websites? Before you go blast me for making such a ludicrous statement…

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