- The Real Estate Technology Meetup
Ubertor (http://www.ubertor.com/) is partnering up with our good friends at RESAAS (http://www.resaas.com/) to bring back the Vancouver Real Estate Technology meet up. The evening will be filled with 6 speakers, each focused on a topic of Real Estate and technology. You can see more details about each topic below. There will be a ton of networking, a cash bar, and catered finger foods - so if you're free that evening, please come join us. The speaker line up is as follows: 1. Tom Rossiter (https://ca.linkedin.com/in/tomrossiter) - President at RESAAS (http://resaas.com/) • The power of networking 2. Tina Mak (https://ca.linkedin.com/in/tinamak) - Agent at Coldwell Banker and Board Member AREAA (http://www.areaa.org/), CREA (http://www.crea.ca/) • Feng shui basics 3. Chris Shannon (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-shannon-bb56a349?authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=SWpf&locale=en_US&trk=tyah&trkInfo=clickedVertical%3Amynetwork%2CclickedEntityId%3A171908345%2CauthType%3ANAME_SEARCH%2Cidx%3A1-1-1%2CtarId%3A1453845195897%2Ctas%3Achris%20shannon) - Business Development Manager at Ubertor (http://ubertor.com/) • The Top 5 features every real estate website needs 4. Denny Singh (https://t.yesware.com/tt/7462caaea09f583115d321c37c55d9d69531068b/766ff21226203f4f422e92db2143dd75/b807abb6283ac32b2de1669589ff525d/ca.linkedin.com/in/denny-singh-7bb80626), VP, MLS & Industry Partnerships at Juwai.com (http://t.yesware.com/tt/7462caaea09f583115d321c37c55d9d69531068b/766ff21226203f4f422e92db2143dd75/157d05661a9c6164081fb53ef55cea8d/juwai.com/) • International buyers in the Vancouver market 5. Mike Blaney (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-blaney-7b81934) - Chief Limelight Officer at Limelight Marketing Services (http://limelightmarketing.ca/) • Marketing yourself online 6. Brian Johnston (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ebrianjohnson) - Chief Communication Officer at Kabuni (https://kabuni.com/) • Creating your value proposition If you would like to attend the meetup, please RSVP via this meetup page and REGISTER FOR A FREE TICKET HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-real-estate-technology-meetup-tickets-21046772463). Limited spaces available.
- The Top 10 SEO Secrets for Ubertor Websites
A 15 minute presentation to Ubertor website users demonstrating 10 easy changes they can make to their websites to improve their search engine rankings. Presentation and event coordinated by: Mike Blaney 6:30 - networking 7:00 -20 minute presentation
- Social Media Week – The Real Estate Summit – Sept. 22nd 2011
Social Media Week is coming up! It is happening in Beirut, Berlin, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Glasgow, Los Angeles, Milan, Moscow, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo and of course Vancouver. Social Media Week is a 5 day event, running at the same time in each city, and is FREE to attend (http://socialmediaweek.org/event/?event_id=238). Teri Conrad and myself are putting together The Real Estate Summit portion of Vancouver’s Social Media Week and you are all invited. It is happening, Thursday, September 22nd at Ceilis Irish Pub from 12:30pm – 4:00pm with an after party happening right upstairs on their open air patio! Remember, the event is FREE, so come down, bring your team and learn about social media for the real estate professional. We setup the agenda to be quick, 20 min presentations so that we can give you a nice overview of a few important topics. Here is the agenda (http://socialmediaweek.org/event/?event_id=238): 1:00pm – Introduction / Welcome (Steve Jagger) 1:15pm – 1:35pm – Tom Everitt – Online Video For Your Real Estate Business 1:40pm – 2:00pm – Debra Trappen – Managing/Harnessing Your Online Reputation and Recommendations Strategy 2:05pm – 2:25pm – Kye Grace – Tracking Your Online Efforts with Google Analytics 2:30pm – 2:50pm – Scott Dawson – Using Social Media To Build Relationships and Get Deals 2:55pm – 3:15pm – Bocar Dia of HootSuite – Using Hootsuite.com For Your Real Estate Business 3:20pm – 3:40pm – Cliff Stevenson – Virtualization of his Real Estate Business (outsourcing, wikis) 3:45pm – 4:00pm – Q&A With All Of The Speakers 4:30pm – After Party On The Upstairs Patio of Ceilis Remember, it is a FREE event, and seating is limited. So register online here (http://socialmediaweek.org/event/?event_id=238) right away. See you there! – Who are these speakers? Tom Everitt (http://www.thinktom.com/) is a 6 yr Medallion member of the REBGV and the owner of his own boutique real estate brokerage. He is an award-winning speaker who brings passion and humour to his business. Tom’s Topic: He believes that video is the single greatest tool for bringing Realtors out of their shells and on to the forefront of their business, increasing not only their ‘trustability’ but their profits and career lifespan. Debra Trappen (http://about.me/debra11) is the Director of Training and Community Engagement for Coldwell Banker Bain|Seal…wrangling all of the company’s Oregon and Washington locations. Debra is passionate about living life out LOUD and enjoys Training and Inspiring #swagga, Social Networking (Connecting), Travel, Real Estate, Karaoke, Wine, and CHANGE! Debra’s Topic: We all agree…managing your online reputation is paramount in our business today. Knowing what your clients and sphere are saying about you, your service, or company is just as important as providing them all a simple platform to share their testimonials/recommendations with others. Join us as we review some of the most efficient ways to harness all of the above into a manageable process. Cliff Stevenson (http://cliffstevenson.com/) is a Calgary Realtor who runs a paperless operation utilizing virtual workers in other countries to help him manage and build his business. Cliff’s Topic: Cliff will speak on how he virtualized his Real Estate Business using online tools and offshore labour. Scott Dawson (http://www.scottdawson.ca/) is a mortgage broker with Verico Paragon Pacific mortgages. Specializing in Mortgages for the Self Employed, Scott has used Social Media to build his personal brand awareness and establish referral relationships. Scott’s Topic: Using Social Media To Build Relationships and Get Deals Bocar Dia (http://www.hootsuite.com/) is a part of the HootSuite.com team. HootSuite.com is a social media management tool that allows you to manage your social networks. Bocar’s Topic: Bocar will show how HotoSuite can be used in the day to day life of a Realtor. Kye Grace (http://www.fourcrossmarketing.com/) is the owner of Four Cross Marketing a boutique real estate marketing agency in Vancouver. Besides managing the agency Kye focuses on developing and improving onsite conversion methodology and strategic SEO. Kye worked for a number of years as a licensed realtor, and is known internationally for his social media & online marketing adventures. Kye’s Topic: Google Analytics is potpourri of numbers, graphs and data that most find overwhelming. Come learn what 3 items in analytics really matter to you when self managing your website’s performance and where to find them. Along with quick tips on how to improve these you will be better equipped to understand how your site is actually performing.
- The Real Estate Technology June Meetup
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Social Mixer. ==================== Meet and engage with other Real Estate Tech Enthusiast at Ceili's. Nosh? Ceili's offers; great Irish Pub Food and plenty of drinks!! Grab some food and support our gracious host. Parched? Cash bar will be available. Be sure to grab something and support Ceilis. Please walk, cab, bus, teleport or get a ride if you intend to drink! 7:00 PM - 7:30PM Presentation: Outsourcing For Realtors Speaker: Stephen Jagger, co-founder of OutsourcingThingsDone.com ==================== Stephen Jagger will be on hand to deliver a presentation on the benefits of outsourcing in the real estate business. He will cover real examples of what real estate agents are doing with virtual assistants as well as the costly mistakes that can be avoided. If you are interested in virtual workers, either up the street, in another city or across the sea, come check out this presentation. Not only will you learn how others are doing it as well as the mistakes to avoid, but you will also learn about a few online tools to help you run your business more effectively. More on Stephen Jagger here - http://www.StephenJagger.com 7:30 PM - Late Social Mixer. ==================== Hang out after, chat with other agents, Ubertor Approved Vendors and colleagues. Grab a drink and enjoy Ceilis awesome pub food. ==================== Members from Reachd.com (http://www.reachd.com/), Ubertor.com (http://www.ubertor.com/) andOutsourcingThingsDone.com (http://www.outsourcingthingsdone.com/) will be on hand to answer all of your real estate technology questions.
- Christmas / Holiday Meetup of Meetups 3.0
This is the third year we have done our Meetup of the Meetups that we are associated with here in Vancouver. We have joined forces with the likes of the Vancouver Construction Meetup the Real Estate Technology Meetup and the Young Professionals Meetup for our third annual Holiday Meetup. We have several other Meetup's involved and as we confirm their involvement they will be added to the list. Many of these Meetups share the same members and same goals; to help people connect, share best practices and create community. This is an event in addition to your regular meetup and has a slightly different format. We expect 150 + people to attend and would appreciate your RSVP asap. Your first drink is on The Sociable! Guys (Stephen Jagger and Shane Gibson ) and Ceilis. Admission is a donation of $10.00 to the Vancouver Food Bank or a non-perishable food item. Door prizes donated by Ceilis Irish Pub, Reachd, and Ubertor as well as several other organizations have been provided including copies of Sociable! and Guerrilla Social Media Marketing This is an opportunity to expand your network, connect, and have fun in a casual atmosphere. Schedule: 5:30 pm Arrive, get your free drink ticket and your Meetup Badge 6:00 pm 5 minute welcome and thanks to the sponsors 6:00 pm til late: Positive community building and networking anarchy! Have fun 8:00 pm twitpic of the night award. If you're a member of multiple meetups you will get more than one invite. Simply RSVP yes for one and no for the rest to reduce redundant e-mails and invites. Important Notes: Ceilis will also be offering a couple food specials at the event. If you're doing to drink please arrange a drive home with a designated driver or taxi Drinking and twittering or updating FaceBook should be done while seated or leaning against a bar to avoid shaky photo syndrome. Photos will be taken at the event and posted on flickr and FaceBook so we would strongly suggest not wearing any lampshades on your head etc. unless that is part of your online branding strategy.
- Vancouver Guerrilla Social Media Marketing BOOK LAUNCH & Social Mixer
If you want to know what happens when Guerrilla Marketing meets Social Media please join us in Vancouver's business and social media community for a unique book launch event and social mixer emceed by Shane Gibson, author of the new book Guerrilla Social Media Marketing. *Sponsors and event schedule will be updated shortly. This is a no-charge event. Buy your copy of the book at Chapters or on Amazon.ca and have Shane autograph it and answer any questions you have about the book and guerrilla marketing with social media. Don't forget to bring your business card for contest entry. 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm –Meet and Greet the Guerrilla Sponsors/Registration 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Mix, mingle; learn more about Guerrilla Marketing with Social Media Please rsvp at your earliest convenience. A reminder message for this event will be sent out closer to the date. If you intend on drinking please arrange a designated driver or take a taxi home.
- The Vancouver Real Estate Tech September Meetup
We are back, after s summer break, the Vancouver Real Estate Technology Meetup is back and with a great lineup of speakers to take us into Christmas. We started the RE Tech Meetup in October 2006 with the idea of educating agents on real estate technology. This is our 38th meetup! 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Social Mixer. ==================== Meet and engage with other Real Estate Tech Enthusiast at Ceili's. Nosh? Ceili's offers; great Irish Pub Food and plenty of drinks!! Grab some food and support our gracious host. Parched? Cash bar will be available. Be sure to grab something and support Ceilis. Please walk or cab, bus, teleport or get a ride if you intend to drink! 7:00 PM - 7:30PM Presentation: New School Technology, Old School Branding and Personal Branding Speaker: Tom Everitt, Vancouver Realtor ==================== Tom Everitt is a 5 time Medallion member of the REBGV and winner of the Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver Outstanding Achiever award for 2010. He is the also the mentor for WhiteSpot Corporation’s Toastmasters public speaking group. He has been ThinkTom.com since Jan of 2000 and combines ‘old school meets new school’ real estate marketing. Using his well known humour Tom will be discussing new school technology (fresh from Agent ReBoot Seattle), old school branding and how Realtors MUST use technology to turn their ‘personal branding’ into a fulfilling and meaningful story in today’s hyper-aggressive marketplace. 7:30 PM - Late Social Mixer. ==================== Hang out after, chat with other agents, Ubertor Approved Vendors and colleagues. Grab a drink and enjoy Ceilis awesome pub food. ==================== Members from Reachd.com (http://www.Reachd.com), Ubertor.com (http://www.Ubertor.com) and OutsourcingThingsDone.com (http://www.OutsourcingThingsDone.com) will be on hand to answer all of your real estate technology questions.
- April - Vancouver Real Estate Technology Meetup
This months Vancouver Real Estate Technology Meetup will go on the road. We will be joining Teri Conrads "Fraser Valley Social Media Group" out in Langley and Stephen Jagger will be the guest speaker. Here is the event description: Exciting news! Stephen Jagger, co-founder of Ubertor.com, Reachd.com and OutsourcingThingsDone.com will be on hand to talk about how his businesses operate within North America without an office presence. He will discuss some of the tools they use to operate their businesses, communicate with their teams all over the world and promote their products and services. You can see more about Stephen here - http://www.stephenjagger.com More on Stephen's new book Sociable! can be found here - http://www.sociablebook.com (Steve will have copies of his book Sociable on hand so bring $ to get your autographed copy!) Make sure to mark your calendars and RSVP. Venue TBA.
- The Sociable! Book Launch Meetup (authors Stephen Jagger & Shane Gibson)
This is the official launch party for the book Sociable! As many of you know Sociable! is about using social media to connect with people and develop meaningful business relationships. Come out, mingle and be Sociable! We are expecting over 300 people to attend from the Vancouver business community. Here's the schedule: 5:00pm Arrive and get sociable :) 6:30pm-6:40pm 10 minute talk from Stephen Jagger and Shane Gibson 7:30pm Prize draw 8:00pm event concludes but we'll be staying with those of you who want keep being Sociable! Check out http://www.sociablebook.com/LaunchParty.ubr for more book and launch party information. Copies of Sociable! will be available for purchase and Stephen Jagger and Shane Gibson would be pleased to sign them for you. * Anyone planning on purchasing a book, please bring cash or a cheque as we won't have credit card processing capabilities on site. Cash Bar
- Christmas / Holiday Meetup of Meetups 2.0
This is the Meetup of all Meetups that we are associated with here in Vancouver. We have joined forces with the likes of the Third Tuesday Meetup (http://www.meetup.com/third-tuesday-vancouver/) then Vancouver Blogger's Meetup (http://blog.meetup.com/30/) the Real Estate Technology Meetup (http://realestateagent.meetup.com/109/) and the Young Professionals Meetup (http://businessnetwork.meetup.com/64/) for one big year end social mixer. We have several other Meetup's involved and as we confirm their involvement they will be added to the list. Many of these Meetups share the same members and same goals; to help people connect, share best practices and create community. This is an event in addition to your regular meetup and has a slightly different format. We expect 350 + people to attend and would appreciate your RSVP asap. Door prizes valued up to $500.00 donated by The Vancouver Board of Trade, Ceilis Irish Pub, Reachd, and Ubertor as well as several other organizations have been provided. This is an opportunity to expand your network, connect, and have fun in a casual atmosphere. Your first drink is on The Sociable! Guys (Stephen Jagger and Shane Gibson ) and Ceilis. Admission is a donation of $10.00 to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau (http://www.lmcb.ca/) or ideally an unwrapped new toy (they're very low this year and demand is high). Schedule: 6:00 pm Arrive, get your free drink ticket and your Meetup Badge 6:30 pm 5 minute welcome and thanks to the sponsors 6:35 pm til late: Positive community building and networking anarchy! Have fun 8:00 pm twitpic of the night award. If you're a member of multiple meetups you will get more than one invite. Simply RSVP yes for one and no for the rest to reduce redundant e-mails and invites. Important Notes: Ceilis will also be offering a couple food specials at the event. If you're doing to drink please arrange a drive home with a designated driver or taxi Drinking and twittering or updating FaceBook should be done while seated or leaning against a bar to avoid shaky photo syndrome. Photos will be taken at the event and posted on flickr and FaceBook so we would strongly suggest not wearing any lampshades on your head etc. unless that is part of your online branding strategy.