Matt Sweet - Ticor Title Northwest

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I have a new favorite toy online and it's called Tumblr. Why is it my favorite? Because it's free, flexible, easy, I can put whatever content I want on it, and it connects to my twitter account. If you're wondering what tumblr is, here's a quick primer: Tumblr from my perspective nicely bridges t...
I discovered a new nugget of value on Twitter today and wanted to share.  The WSDOT (Washington State Department of Transportation) is using twitter to tweet out traffic and transportation info for our state.  This is awesome!  I feel proud of my state for leveraging twitter because it's so effic...
2008 was a wild and scary ride for most of us. And most of us spent a lot of time thinking and talking about the housing market and the burdensome cost of transportation. Now that we're done with our presidential election and one month into the new year, I thought it would be interesting to take ...
When the time came for us to rethink and revamp the home page for the Ticor Title & Escrow Northwest website, we brushed up on our minimalist aesthetic sensibilities and went straight to Google analyitics. Why? We've been tracking the pageviews on our site for many moons now via Google analytics ...
I used to think that web conferencing was expensive, slow, and cumbersome to set up. Not anymore. A couple months ago, I discovered and it blew me away. Not only is it super easy to use, it's fast, intuitive for guests, and it's FREE!!! I literally haven't had to read one jot of the help...
Well, here's a new concept for our friends buying and selling homes in Gig Harbor, WA.  We're going mobile!  As of December 1, 2008 Ticor Title & Escrow will be 100% Mobile in the Harbor area.   What does this mean?  It means that we're offering free mobile escrow signings in the Gig Harbor marke...
For anyone out there using postlets and/or craigslist, here's a neat way of funneling more web traffic to your listings.  If you have a listing on postlets, you can easily put it up to craigslist.  Once it's on Craigslist, you can subscribe to a specific craigslist search via Google Reader.  Goog...
My good friend Rene Fabre turned me on to an amazing online photo editing site that has blown my mind.  And my mind is blown mainly because it's so easy to use.  I'm a big fan of Photoshop and use it all the time for work and fun.  But for a quick photo edit, I would recommend Picnik for anyone. ...
Ticor Title's Parent company has announced a merger agreement with LandAmerica.  The LandAm group includes Lawyers and Commonwealth title. The merger is supposed to generate an estimated $150 Million in operational cost synergies and unrivaled geographic footprint for FNF. For anyone interested i...
I was recently made aware of an ultra simple and cool new tool called Ping-o-Matic (thanks to Rene Fabre).  What it does: Ping-o-Matic tells the search engines that you have updated your blog.  This is great!  Instead of waiting and hoping that the search engines will come back soon and find my R...

Matt Sweet

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I'm the tech director of sales and marketing for Ticor title in Washington state. I integrate technology into the sales process and tell our story via digital media channels.

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