Creating Real Estate Listing Systems With Google Drive!

In this Agent Development Series Podcast, Jim Nuth discusses how he’s digitalized his real estate listing systems, from storing local files/folders on his Mac to moving to cloud based solutions such as Evernote or Google Drive. Sticking with Evernote over the years, Nuth realized that there is limitations, which includes how many files each folder/stack could have and if you upgrade to a paid account there’s still a ceiling to hit.

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Jim Nuth decided to utilize resources that eXp Realty provides for agents and brokers, in this presentation he shows how his paperless listing systems works using Google Drive. If you’re an agent looking to comparing Evernote to Google Drive, this 45 minute presentation is perfect for you!

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Screen Capture Recording Your Desktop With Open Broadcaster Software

In this article, we will briefly touch on how to setup Open Broadcaster Software, which allows you to record you desktop to mp4 format. This is useful for creating desktop tutorials or recording online webinars.

Install And Configure

1.) Download Open Broadcaster Software

Don’t forget to consider donating: https://obsproject.com/donate

2.) Run the installer.

3.) Run Open Broadcaster Software

4.) Configure your OBS by going to Settings -> Settings

5.) Under “Broadcast Settings” switch the Mode to “File Output Only” and click “Browse.” Navigate to a proper directory and name the file “video” click save.

6.) Be sure to remove “video.mp4” at the end of the File Path and click “Apply”

File Path Example: C:UsersUsernameDocuments

7.) Left hand side, select “Video” and make sure your Resolution Downscale is set to the highest resolution. Click “Apply.”

8.) Left hand side, select “Audio” check that your Microphone is set to the appropriate mic. For instance, Logitech HeadsetClick “Apply.” and hit “OK”

9.) Setup your Sources by right clicking the blank column and going to Add -> Monitor Capture. Name and configure your monitor accordingly.

10.) Add any additional Scenes, Sources (Webcam, Text, Monitors) as needed. Use “Edit Scene” to move sources around the OBS canvas.

11.) Use the button “Preview Stream” to preview / interact with your OBS canvas.

12.) Click “Start Recording” to begin your desktop recording.

The File Output

All files should be placed into your “File Path” set in step 6 and named with a timestamp. You can use these mp4’s in video editing software such as Adobe Elements Premiere, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, iMovie, Final Cut Studio, etc. If you do it all in one take, you will not need video editing software and you can easily upload the mp4 file to Youtube or Vimeo. Enjoy!

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Real Estate Careers in Bellingham WA

This morning we held “eXp Explained” with the new 2013 presentation. Glenn Sanford takes 45 minutes with a group of real estate agents and discusses eXp Realty’s business model.

Our real estate brokerage enables agents to be as mobile as possible, which is enabling agents to be more productive in the field. If you have any questions about eXp Realty, feel free to reach out to me or learn more here.

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WordCamp Seattle 2012 – May 19th @ Seattle Art Museum

Seattle, the city of coffee and technology.

This year’s WordCamp Seattle will be held at the Seattle Art Museum in downtown Seattle. I am looking forward to this years WordCamp Seattle since last year we didn’t have one. 🙁 In 2011, I went down to San Francisco to get my fix! I plan on attending a few WordCamps on the west coast in 2012!

If your looking to jump in on the WordPress action, get your tickets today! We’re almost sold out! SOLD OUT!

Who: WordPress Nerdballers
What: WordCamp Seattle 2012
Where:
Seattle Art Museum
1300 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA
(206) 654-3100
How: [Get your tickets here! SOLD OUT!] – If you missed out on a ticket, WordCamp Seattle still needs volunteers! Help out, sign up here: http://2012.seattle.wordcamp.org/volunteer/
Why: Because, CMS.

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Spread the word! I just quickly made this widget since WC Seattle hasn’t made one yet!

I am attending WordCamp Seattle 2012

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Photo credit goes to Doug Mahugh

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