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Learning Is Not All About Your CE

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By Brooke Wolford I recently attended and volunteered at the Minneapolis RE BarCamp. I was a BarCamp virgin. I knew the concept and felt excited about it. I also anticipated excitement among fellow agents.  I didn’t, however, realize how amazing the atmosphere would be. Agents came in early and could wait to view the session board.  I saw many popping …

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Good Is Just Not Good Enough

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, Professional Development 2 Comments

By Jason O’Neil Last month I had the privilege of going to Nashville’s RE Bar Camp. The event was exciting, informative and inspirational. But beyond the unrestricted walls of the camp, I found more inspiration — in a real bar. The night before the event, I took my brother out for a couple of rounds at one of Nashville’s most …

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Tag – You’re It!

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By Stefanie Hahn Hashtags are everywhere on the Web right now. During last week’s RE BarCamp Atlantic City and the Triple Play 2009 REALTOR® Convention and Trade Expo, anyone in attendance could follow along and get messages via the virtual map created by the #REBCAC and #TP09 hashtags. Attendees, presenters, and vendors were using these hashtags when posting information, photos, …

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RE BarCamp Has Overwhelming Turn-out

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By Brian Copeland, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger Zero money was spent on ads. Zero information went out through overly official channels. Social media and organic communication lead more than 500 registrants to NAR’s first RE BarCamp held at Stingaree (a venue bar in the Gaslight District). The day kicked off with a whole lot of amazing networking. I always worry …

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RE BarCamp Starts Off With High Energy!

Drew Burks Professional Development, Technology & Social Media 1 Comment

By Drew Burks. 2009 NAR Conference Blogger Downtown San Diego had a special electricity in the air this morning.  As I was pulling up to the Stingaree, location where RE BarCamp is being held, I immediately noticed small groups of people buzzing around.  The energy was similar to small children waiting to open gifts on Christmas morning, anticipation and enthusiasm …