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Craig's Classroom Blog is a series of short technology articles for Real Estate Professionals. You will learn how to work with and improve on your online points of presence. Craig teaches about practical technology usage that you will find useful in your daily workflow. Work smarter!



This is not really going to be a teaching post. I just wanted to check in and give a little glimpse into something I have on "the drawing board." I've been thinking lately about videos that our VBloggers group is creating. You know we are learning lots from each other there! Some in the group ar...
Time to give out a gold star. Nyssa Smith is a real estate agent in State College, PA. What you are going to appreciate about Nyssa is that she is really leveraging video in her online presence. Nyssa for a few years now has learned how to bring video into her real estate presentation. She steps...
Today's class we're going into some mathematics of our ActiveRain blog page layouts. Don't run away, this is simple math! I frequently see some problems caused by misunderstanding the boundaries and sizes allotted to us in our ActiveRain blog pages. When we don't watch our numbers, some unwanted...
I recently wrote a post outlining 21 Google Tools that most of us love to use. I will write follow-up articles detailing and highlighting these tools in more detail. Today, I want to highlight the iGoogle web page. Think of it as a dashboard to your digital life! In the screenshot below you will...
Today on Facebook, we had great participation in a little "Friday Quiz" that I held. Google is AMAZING. The different tools in addition to SEARCH are numerous. I had quickly scratched out a count of 20 in a quick tally in my notes. Our quiz revealed 21 items plus several bonus items. What is rem...
The amount of information that inundates us on a daily basis is overwhelming! How many times do you come across something online that you know has GREAT value but, at the moment, you don't have time to follow through on it. So what do you do then? What I do is click my all-important "save for la...
OK, so admit it... ActiveRain is where you spend a good portion of your online time! In this post, I'm going to share a tip that I use to help me navigate very quickly to all the different pages on AR that I frequent the most. I'm going to show you how to set up your browser's bookmarks bar (a.k...
We had a fantastic day of learning today in Atlantic City at RainCamp! Let me tell the story in photos. When RainCamp comes to a city near you, don't miss it! To see which SIX cities RainCamp is headed to see RainCamp is here post and when ready to sign up head over to the RainCamp page Now on t...
Thank you so much for everyone that has joined the gold star group. This brand new group in just two weeks’ time has grown to 124 members. We had 44 take part in the challenge of picking three gold stars for your first post to the group that you would go right out and re-subscribe if you had to ...
I know you are on Facebook. That's a given. Would you post different types of things if you knew it wasn't going to go out to ALL of your 150 friends (that is if you are a typical candidate of Dunbar's Number). Quite likely you may have "friended" quite a few more that that! Facebook though is a ...

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