Monthly Archives: February 2011

The iPad, Social Media, and the Hyundai Equus

I was watching TV last night and saw a commercial that took my breath away. I have been a car guy all my life, in fact, I actually sold cars many years ago. I have always been either a Ford … Continue reading

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If You Build It, They Will Come…

We all remember that famous line from the “Field of Dreams” movie. I remember when I first started blogging, I really struggled with the concept of someone actually wanting to read something “I” wrote! I think every blogger has that … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Make Your Facebook Profile Picture Cool

You’ve all seen them, the interesting Facebook profile pages that incorporate the large profile picture and the five pictures at the top into some really cool banner picture. In fact you can see all sorts of interesting examples of these … Continue reading

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The Incredible Power of Twitter

I was recently asked to teach a weekly series of classes on different social media subjects to local REALTORS®. Today the subject was my favorite of all of the social media tools in my toolbox… TWITTER! To illustrate the incredible … Continue reading

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YouTube Levels the Playing Field

In today’s word of DVR’s, when was the last time you watched a commercial on TV? Personally I’ve become a pro at the art of the commercial fast-forward! Even the Super Bowl this year, where ad space is sold at … Continue reading

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Scottsdale’s Self Guided Walking Tour

As I travel I see neat things in different towns. Some of you might remember my post “Is This Social Media” on the “I Wish This Was” project in New Orleans. I’ve stumbled upon another interesting project this time a … Continue reading

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That’s a Waste of My Time…

I attend and/or teach at many Social Media events all across the nation. If I were to pick a common theme or element that seems to continually pop up at these events, it would have to be the naysayers who … Continue reading

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Leadership… It’s a TEAM Sport!

I was recently reminded of the interconnectivity and interdependence that a leader must have with their followers and with the rest of their leadership team (VP’s, managers, directors, etc…). The phrase “I got your back” quickly came to mind. The … Continue reading

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Utah’s Social Media Savvy REALTOR

The eyes of consumers are radically shifting to Social Media to find solutions to all of their needs. If your needs include Real Estate then shouldn’t you be using Utah’s Social Media Savvy REALTOR®?

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Mr. Nichols Goes to Washington, DC

I just returned from what can only be described as the best trip to Washington, DC that I have ever had. As a REALTOR® in local, state and national leadership positions I travel to DC several times a year for … Continue reading

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