Chris Locke

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Rainmaker
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Spirit Messingham
Tierra Antigua Realty - Tucson, AZ
Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900

I have not taken any, nor have I paid for a CE class the past 5 years.  I take the free ones offered in person at my brokerage and the local TAR offers free CE classes.  I like the first hand listening to real life examples of what we are learning Vs reading about it online.   We each learn differently, for me free plus interactive makes it more enjoyable.  Good luck.

Jul 14, 2015 03:43 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Chris,

I agree with you about Inman.  We began our social media adventure in 2007, and we used to be syndicated on several sites.  Today, there are 4 left, and two of them are limping along.  

What amazes me is how many people have become habituated to "Free" content because of the Internet.  There is excellent content (we used to follow several excellent blogs on branding and marketing), and there is just content "glib" and unresearched.  The good ones are no longer posting because like Inman they are there to make money not give away their knowledge and hard work for free now whathever they write is for promotion a new company or critique, and most is PR oriented.  Even the Wall Street Journal has stooped to that level, and we pay for WSJ.    

  

Jul 14, 2015 03:22 AM