Instagram tests removing ‘like’ counts from US profiles

Following in the footsteps of its parent company, Facebook, Instagram will begin beta testing removing like counts from U.S. users’ posts starting Monday.

WATCH: How to be a ‘thumbstopper’ on social media

Farrah Brittany and Alex Goldschmidt, two real estate social media mavens, discuss leveraging your personal profile to build your professional brand at Luxury Connect.

A decade of social media marketing: The good, the bad and the ugly

When I was with a big box at the advent of social media, the higher-ups seemed to tolerate my blog, but they strongly suggested that I “get my nose out of that laptop and go out and meet people.” My how things have changed.

Going on vacation? Here are the do’s and don’ts of social media

Don’t throw decorum and etiquette out the window online when you go on vacation. Stay classy and focused — and better yet, stay offline. Here are some tips on how to stay visible while taking time off.

5 newbie marketing tactics that make you seem experienced

Almost everyone starts out their real estate career by reaching out to their sphere of influence, sending a business card and a handwritten note. Here are five strategies that will allow you to make those same contacts while emphasizing what you have d…

5 must-do’s for brand new real estate agents

Here are five essential decisions you must make as you launch your real estate career. If you’re still hanging back on some of these, you might be setting yourself up to become one of the statistics.

Agent/broker perspective: Should political opinions be kept off social media?

In this column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: An agent with strong political and societal opinions wants to share them on her social media platforms. How can her broker help put a firewall between her personal and business accounts and avoid potentially controversial opinions?

No need to call: 3 high-impact client ‘touches’

Growth hacker James Tyler shares his top tech-based communication strategies for agents looking to grow their businesses exponentially.

7 earned lead generation tactics for new real estate agents

Whether you’re a new real estate agent or one who needs a boost in leads, these strategies will strengthen your efforts.

7 earned lead generation tactics for new real estate agents

Whether you’re a new real estate agent or one who needs a boost in leads, these strategies will strengthen your efforts.