Author Archives: Tom Lyons

27 Part Intro Course to WordPress – WordPress 101

Time to get started with your new blog! This course is going to take you step by through setting up your WordPress blog. You’ll learn how to install wordpress, how to setup your first theme and make new post!  You’ll also learn some important skills like adding images, and some really neat tips, which will…

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8 Part Facebook Video Course

For those looking to master Facebook, this is the place to start.  This 8 Part series will get you up to speed.  It has everything for an Introduction to Facebook all the way to promoting your page and Facebook ads. Video #1 – Introduction to Facebook Video #2 – Facebook Account Setup Video #3 –…

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Free Hosting for Free WordPress means Free!!

For those looking for a the best possible option to launch a new blog, Amazon and Jumpbox have teamed up to give you an incredible deal. Jumpbox will install WordPress onto the Amazon AWS service for free, and Amazon will host it for free. Amazon the free usage tier last year and as result allowed…

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Google for Real Estate?

No long ago Google announced it would be removing listings from Google Maps/Local/Base.  You’ll see in this video that instead of showing listings Google is attempting to support Real Estate Agents with what they call Google for Real Estate. Here’s the video enjoy.

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Google Docs can Rock your World!

People I talk to are always concerned that Google Docs maybe too barebones and not feature rich enough to be used in daily business use. Well the below presentation should end that debate.

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New Year New Goals? Here’s 10 Tips to Help.

  Each year we reflect and plan. We set new goals and strive to achieve them. Here’s 10 tips to help you hit your targets. 1. For you to be able to achieve your goals, first off you must have a clear sense of what your goals are. To attain them, they should be well-defined,…

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3 Reasons Why You Need Local Businesses in your Blog

1. Your Readers are Interested in Local Businesses Your readers visit and shop at local businesses.  By showcasing local stores, restaurants, cleaners or cafes, you connect with your audience.  People like to do business with people they like and connect to.  When you write about local companies you make that connection. 2. Local Businesses refer…

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Google Reader Keep Yourself Updated

I’m often asked how I keep up with all the changes and news about technology and the internet.  Well I’m going to give away a trade secret today – it’s called Google Reader.  Enjoy!!

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Example of a Realtor Succeeding at Social Media

Dale Chumbley runs the Facebook Fan Page – 365 things to do in Vancouver Washington. In a few short weeks he had 1000’s of fans! Here’s why.

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Is RockMelt the Perfect Realtor Web Browser?

Today we get a chance to review RockMelt the new Social Media Browser.  It’s Google Chrome re-imagined for Social Media. The key difference is what RockMelt calls Edges or the sides of the browser.  Each side(Edge) contains quick access to your feeds from Facebook, Websites, Twitter, Linked In or lots of other types of feeds.…

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