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Pinteresting New Social Media Tool is Fun

February 20, 2012  |  by Marie

Happy pinners everywhere are falling in love with the new social media experience Pinterest, giving marketers a new and exciting way to integrate into consumers’ lives using earned media.  As a real estate professional, you’re probably thinking, how can I harness this new channel to build my business?  I’ve seen a few articles and webinars on using Pinterest to garner... Continue Reading

SEO Tip: Get Listed

November 28, 2011  |  by Marie

Gaining high search page rank can mean great things for your business, but it can also take some elbow grease.  Incoming links, search engine friendly content and an optimized website are just a few of the ways to achieve that coveted first page.  Another, often missed, trick is to use local listings.  Get Listed is a free site that allows you... Continue Reading

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Win an iPad 2! A few of my favorite things, customer contest

October 17, 2011  |  by Marie

The end of 2011 will be upon us before we know it, to celebrate we wanted to do a quick year in review, and make it fun!  Take a quick look at the list below, these are all of the core enhancements we have released so far this year (core meaning FREE for MRIS customers), in the comments below tell us what your... Continue Reading


HGTV Casting Call for New Home Buyers and Their REALTOR®

October 3, 2011  |  by Marie

Lights, camera, action!  Are you ready for your 15 minutes?!?  HGTV is currently casting for their show My First Place.  They are looking for first time home buyers and their REALTOR® within 90 miles of Baltimore/Annapolis MD.  Taping takes place this fall and winter.  Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic buyers, just starting the process, with a unique story to tell and... Continue Reading


MRIS Takes Home the Blue Ribbons!

September 13, 2011  |  by Marie

Exciting news from MAR, the MRIS booth won Best Use of Technology and Best Giveaway here in Ocean City, MD. If you’re in town stop by booth number 166! We’ll be posting more pictures on the MRIS Facebook page, so be sure to like us and check them out.

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7 1/2 Simple Blogging Mistakes for REALTORS® to Avoid

August 29, 2011  |  by Marie

1. No contact information. People have different preferred methods of communication, make sure you are pleasing each of them. Link to your website, Facebook and Twitter, but also have your email, phone number and address. Make it easy to find, most blogs allow you to create pages that will appear in the site navigation, create a “Contact Us” page. If... Continue Reading

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7 1/2 Takeaways from Inman Connect San Fran Day 1

July 27, 2011  |  by Marie

I’ve had a busy but productive day one here at Inman Connect in San Fran, lots of great conversation and speakers.  I even had the pleasure of flying here with the World Series trophy, which was on its way home after visiting the White House.  Apparently this trophy knows how to travel in style, as it had its own seat,... Continue Reading

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Seize the Web: Content Marketing for Better Blogging

June 7, 2011  |  by Marie

Full blog article written by Marie Still, MRIS Marketing Director, on Smart marketers know that it’s no longer enough to talk about you (or your product), how fantastic your service is, throw a couple of testimonials on your site and call it a day. Today’s web is a very noisy place, so competing for eyeballs is no small feat.... Continue Reading


Fun Facts from Adweek

June 2, 2011  |  by Marie

      From the May 23-29 issue of Adweek: Twitter has more than 165 million users, 50% of them use Twitter Mobile On average Amercians spend 2.7 hours per day socializing on their mobile device.   That’s 2X the mount of time they spend eating, and over 1/3 of the time they spend sleeping 72% of smartphone users said they... Continue Reading

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