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Rebuilding the Realtor.com Team From the Ground Up

Realtor.com is clearly in disarray. They not only refuse to acknowledge or communicate with their community, I have come to question whether or not they even recognize that a Realtor community exists. More importantly, I ask myself, if I were charged with rebuilding Realtor.com, reversing the brand and community damage and making a genuine effort […]

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The Science of Marketing: The Art and Science of Custom Real Estate Signs

When you are passionate about what you do, good isn’t good enough. You know it can be done better and so you do it. There is no alternative. Learn How to Make Signs the Greg Swann / BloodHound Way

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Realtor.com Hacked Day 8: It’s Not Going Away

Once daily posts halted for a week. 36 hour delay in acknowledging hack. 19 hours of downtime. No communication with the Realtor community as to whether their personal data was compromised or even an acknowledgment that the site was even hacked. Previous Coverage: It all started here.

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Realtor.com Hacked Day 7: Nobody Notices or Cares

For the seventh day in a row Realtor.com is failing to communicate with its community regarding the hack that we first reported on June 4th. Realtor.com is approaching one week with no blog posts, no communication with its paid users and increasing doubt in its ability to run a blog, let alone one of the […]

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Realtor.com Hacked Day 5: Communication Breakdown

The original posts that had spam injected to them have been removed. The daily blog posts have halted and communication about the situation is non-existent. This is turning uglier by the minute. Where is Blaine Cooke when you need him? {sarcasm}

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Realtor.com Blog Hacked Day 3: Down for 17 Hours and Counting

(Previous Realtor.com coverage – Realtor.com Hacked Day 1 / Realtor.com Hacked Day 2) At around 7 PM last night the Realtor.com Blog was taken offline. 17 hours later and counting, they are still down. The speculation is that a wordpress plugin was at fault, but that remains to be seen. We are still scratching our […]

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Realtor.com Blog Hacked Day 2: Google Delisting on the Horizon

For the second day in a row, Realtor.com has failed to secure their website after it was hacked as we reported yesterday. Their failure to secure Realtor.com can have many implications, depending on how badly the site has been compromised. These range from the possible exposure of user’s personal data to the very real possibility […]

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Realtor.com Blog Hacked

As I was browing through my feeds this morning I came across the following feed (original post here) that has had spam injected into it. The spam shows up in the original post source code but is not displayed in because of the use of the “style=display:hidden” tag, a common tactic by hackers. I would […]

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Son of ePerks: iHype.com

Due to the interest generated by our coverage of ePerks and the apparent abandonment of its users by CEO Ben Behrouzi, we’ve decided to bring you some pre-launch coverage of Ben Behrouzi’s newest startup which is launching tomorow, iHype.com. Not surprisingly, one day before launch, the 800 number goes to what sounds like a cell […]

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ePerks: A Case Study in Greed and Self-Imposed Brand Destruction

As the demand for transparency in business continues to grow in the brave new web two point something world of today, maintaining your company’s brand has never been more important. For this reason it has never been as crucial for companies to not only engage and interact with their customers in new online mediums and […]

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