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The Queue | Book Giveaway | Send Out Cards | OwlE | Sort By Klout

This week in The Queue I cover everything from books and postcards to iPhone camera tools and the uses of sorting Twitter by Klout. If you are on a mobile device click here to watch now.CC Chapman

I had a chance to spend time with Gary Vaynerchuk, Chris Brogan and C.C. Chapman recently all of whom are well respected New Media consultants and best selling authors. I highly recommend that you check out The Thank You Economy, Trust Agents and Content Rules if you are looking to truly understand the new spaces where consumers are consuming content and engaging. If you have not entered to win one of the 6 books I am giving away here is your last chance!

Send Out Cards is a great way to leverage traditional media the right way and Michael McClure of Professional One explained to us why. If you would like to try Send Out Cards for free here is the link.

Chuck Ethridge did a quick demo of a new tool called OwlE which is a super cool add on to any iPhone 3Gs or 4 and can surely help you in your video efforts.

Lastly, I had a chance to meet Greg Gunn who is in charge of Business Development at HootSuite and he showed me a premium feature that was stellar. Sorting by Klout or social influence can truly help you engage with the right local people on Twitter and is well worth the $5.99 a month upgrade cost in my opinion.

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31 Comments

  1. VIctoria says:

    LUV send out cards, I use it every month for my newsletter winner:) My clients really like them, and I did my x mas mailing this way this year.

  2. Chris,

    Thank you once again for the fantastic information! I LOVE OwlE and Send Out Cards and can’t wait to investigate both. In fact, doing so now.

    Keep up all the great content; you make the Realtor’s job so much better.

  3. Tina Thelen says:

    Chris, more great stuff! I love sharing this stuff each week on Twitter and LinkedIn!!

  4. lynne mercer says:

    I have always been a fan of tech Savvy Agent, but now that you have become video based I doubt if I will continue to bother. I despise videos, muc prefer a newsletter where is a few seconds i can scan through and pick and choose the information I want. This is opposed to a video where I may spend several minutes without knowing in advance if there is anything there of interest. Not my cup of tea. I am too busy for this. Thanks anyways.

  5. Fred says:

    I love Send Out Cards. I have my entire Clients Database there, At Christmas I sent them all a Xmas Cards Very Afforable and quality Cards, I send Thanks Cards, Birthday Cards and direct to Condo Buildings Just Sold and Just Listed Cards, I loaded the condo Address into my account. Want to make a statement? Recently they Developed a 8.5 x 11.5 Postcard to Mail it’s about a dollar. yes you can up load your Photo to put on this card or other cards.
    Checkout http://www.Sendoutcards/besuccesssful

    Thanks Chris

  6. Chris,
    Great blog post and we love Send Out Cards. We have been telling our agents about it for years. I look forward to reading the books.

  7. Chris says:

    Lynne sorry you feel that way. I do try to recap the video in the body of the post for those who like to skim.

  8. Mary Miller says:

    Had the chance to see Gary Vaynerchuk, at the Re/Max Convention in Las Vegas, great stuff.

  9. Maria Hagan says:

    I use send out cards. They are great. That you for the terrific information. I would love to read all of these books. I so admire the message the authors are delivering! Thank you so much for all you do for real estate agents. I am externally grateful that I had the opportunity to attend REBCRYE and meet you!!!

  10. todd schroth says:

    Great info, have a droid would love something to come in for that on the camera feature.

  11. Colin Storm says:

    Thanks as always Chris. Happy to say I have all three of the books already! I do like the idea to give it to our brokers as well. I am on the cusp of a spin that may even convert him on the value of blogging and social media and the Thank You Economy would be a great addition that that.

  12. Rich martin says:

    It’s tough to keep up with all the tech stuff in the realtor world. Thanks for the quick summaries of cool things…Houston Heights Realtor

  13. Cool stuff as always Chris. Thanks for including me. I’m really enjoying using that OwlE. I am becoming, as you put it, addicted to creating content.

    chuck_ethridge

  14. Nancy Tibeau says:

    Great stuff as usual Chris. I’ve used Send Out Cards for 3 years. It is fabulous, totally customizable and a no-brainer to use.

  15. Awesome! I’m excited that Content Rules had a Kindle version, just bought it!

  16. Chris, again…great information delivered in a quick, concise fashion. Can’t wait to read Content Rules. Owle looks fascinating too. Thanks Chris. You rock.

  17. We’ve also been using Send Out Cards for several years for our Quarterly mailer including our Xmas cards.
    I love the ability to set up a card to ALL of our database and still be able to go into any individual card and put a personal note in it before it’s mailed. Uploading your own photos and even you own handwriting and signatures gives it a personal touch you wouldnt expect from a mailing service.. Would recommend it to anyone.

    Jaime and Anna

  18. Will Rahill says:

    Chris,
    Thanks once again for another great episode of the Queue! Keep putting it out there and I’ll keep re-posting it. I tell all the agents in my office to watch the Queue and check TechSavvyAgent regularly or they are going to get left behind.

  19. Chris, Thanks for putting the major points in the posts. I too don’t watch videos other than the occasional x- or youtube. I’m sure there are legions of non vid patrons.:)

  20. Chris,
    Thanks for so much great content again. I look forward to your information in the queue. Love the Monday book ideas, helps keep us busy realtors in the loop of what is new and cool out there so we can do our jobs that much better. Thanks for helping us be “tech savvy”.

  21. Carol Poche says:

    You provide such outstanding, relevant information and guidance. We all neeed to read to continue to grow and I appreciate the book recommendations — will use them for our office Book Club! Thanks and keep up the great work helping me become “tech savvy”!

  22. Thanks for all the great information. I always learn something new. I’ll keep spreading the word of your weekly “The Queue”.

  23. Angelo Davis says:

    Great info again Chris. I’ve used Send Out Cards for the past couple of years and clients love it. Send them a card with pic of them in front of new home and they’ll give you info to send the card to friends and family.

  24. Great information, thanks Chris.

  25. Jay McHugh says:

    Great stuff as always…outstanding job at RE/MAX Convention and awesome content as well…my SOC business has opened up hundreds of new agents using SOC ~ http://www.myrandomactsofcardness.com is now my most visited site…amazing how some folks just don’t get it…thanks for getting it…
    Jay McHugh RE/MAX Unlimited Boston, MA

  26. Elle says:

    How can you put all of these awesome books up here and then not tell us who wins until the end of the week? You’re killing me, Chris! Content Rules has been on my to buy list for a couple of weeks now. The Thank You Economy sounds like an amazing read as well. If only I could get paid to read. Hmm…

  27. Jean Richer says:

    Thanks again Chris for all this great information. I have heard of SendOutCards but never used it. Time to look into it again. Gary Vee, WOW what a great book, currently reading it on my iPad, I got 3 extra ones and giving them away to other agents in the office.

    Thanks again

  28. Toni Hedstrom says:

    I was just researching for a way to better utilize my iphone for video – I’m not surprised to find the answer RIGHT HERE on Tech Savvy Agent!! Also, love the Send Out Cards – New wave marketing is incredible – integrating old school with new wave – priceless.

  29. I ordered Owle last august … $149 charged to my credit card and they never shipped the product nor respond to emails …. just a note of caution

  30. Tricia says:

    Hi. I want to comment on the spot on Send Out Cards. I have some amazing stories using the cards when I was a Realtor. We all know how competitive it is and how turning prospects into clients is such a difficult thing to do. Well, some people are using the cards to build rapport with those prospects and it’s amazing how well it works. If you want to know more contact me at onlinegreetingcards@yahoo.com

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