The Queue Episode 2 | About.Me | Qwiki | Pipl | Evernote | Kodak

In episode #2 of The Queue I covered some amazing new services and products that can really help you grow your business and improve your new media marketing efforts as a Realtor.The Queue Tech Savvy Agent Real estate technology is moving faster than ever and my weekly web show The Queue is exactly what was needed to help you all keep up! This weeks topics included reviews of About.Me, Qwiki, Pipl, Evernote and a wifi digital frame from Kodak.

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  1. Christopher Rocca January 24, 2011 at 9:41 pm - Reply

    Hi Chris.
    Can’t get this to play past 5:48–during the demonstration of Qwiki.

    • Chris January 24, 2011 at 9:44 pm - Reply

      Just tested it and it is working. Maybe just a slow connection?

  2. Jolenta Averill January 24, 2011 at 9:54 pm - Reply

    Chris, Are you recommending that we point the About page on our main money site to our page (to display in a new window)? If not, how is an page best utilized? Thanks.

  3. Christa Borellini January 24, 2011 at 9:56 pm - Reply

    Hey Chris, Great episode!! Loved the PIPL idea for finding contact info.
    Thanks = )

  4. Michael McClure January 24, 2011 at 10:06 pm - Reply

    GREAT SHOW, CHRIS! So much value for 17 minutes…

  5. Steve January 24, 2011 at 10:07 pm - Reply

    One thing Chris forgot about Qwiki….it’s interactive! You can actually click on the pictures, maps, etc to get more info on any topic they are talking about. The whole presentation is generated on the fly and is not canned!

  6. Celeste Barr January 24, 2011 at 10:08 pm - Reply

    I enjoyed the show today. first time listening in and learned something new again. I don’t believe I have ever heard of Pipl so that’s cool.

    I love Evernote too but didn’t realize I could use the ‘shared notes’ feature with clients or other team mates. Thanks Chris.

    Sorry I missed yesterday’s show!

  7. Chris January 24, 2011 at 10:10 pm - Reply

    Jolenta it can be what pops open when someone clicks about me On your site or you could use it as a portal that you send people to on business cards and marketing pieces so they can go down the path they want.

  8. Alex Tooke January 24, 2011 at 10:15 pm - Reply

    Thanks Chris! This is great stuff!

  9. Tom Lyons January 24, 2011 at 10:15 pm - Reply

    Love Qwiki Chris, tossed it up on my wife’s site right away for our home town.

  10. Debbie Brand January 24, 2011 at 10:18 pm - Reply

    Great work again Chris! Good point at the end about the distinction between what’s next and what’s now! So important! Thanks again for another great one!

  11. James Trano January 24, 2011 at 10:20 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the info, I really liked the Qwiki… And your right, I am slowing the pace till I get the webpage completed. I know what I want, but need to make sure the foundation is built.

  12. James Trano January 24, 2011 at 10:23 pm - Reply

    One last thing, I believe you mentioned one or some these websites. I’ve been using them for some time now. Zabasearch, Spokeo and Peekyou are unique sites for research on people.

  13. Classic Coastal Homes | Amy Mooney January 24, 2011 at 10:24 pm - Reply

    Did a quick embed of qwiki on my blog while I was watching your video. Pretty cool stuff!!! Will give me something to play with … Thanks, Chris!


  14. Travis Parker January 24, 2011 at 10:24 pm - Reply

    Cool!! Playing with Pipl to find about an Expired owner before I cold-call! Will start tinkering with Evernote (downloaded it months ago).

  15. Bob Bickel January 24, 2011 at 10:37 pm - Reply

    Chris great show again!
    Can you give me an idea in your mind what a great website should look like. I know you talk about several good sites but which is what you consider the best? Why?
    Loved the content today. Little worried about pipl though. Thanks

  16. Megan Barber January 24, 2011 at 10:50 pm - Reply

    Fantastic show Chris! I’m especially intrigued by Qwiki. That is so cool!

  17. Robin Brodsky January 24, 2011 at 11:02 pm - Reply

    Another great show!

    I’ve been using Pipl for a few years now … it is great for tracking down phone numbers, social media profiles and other great information for people. I used to use it a lot for finding expired listing contact information!

    Zabasearch is another site that combines data into Pipl and gives a history of addresses and phone numbers. Really great stuff!

  18. Wendy Herndon January 24, 2011 at 11:07 pm - Reply

    Qwiki… got my attention! Had already set up an ‘ profile for our team… pretty cool format.

    Agree whole-heartedly about Evernote… I currently use it mainly for research, but I like the suggestion of team collaboration. Thanks Chris for another ‘Qooookie’ edition of … ‘The Queue!

  19. Terry Twombly January 24, 2011 at 11:08 pm - Reply

    Hey Chris, I do not know you do it so much information so little time this was a great episode loved the PIPL idea for finding contact info I am heading there right now.

  20. Vickie January 24, 2011 at 11:24 pm - Reply

    Another informative show —-thanks again

  21. Dan Hayden January 24, 2011 at 11:26 pm - Reply

    Chris you buried the lead! should have started off with “the now” advice! Great stuff, when i’m up to speed on what i’ve got i’ll look to expand.

  22. candace godwin January 24, 2011 at 11:40 pm - Reply

    Nice show Chris – and totally agree with the last point of What’s Next and What’s Now. Love all the new – but need to get agents to use the now! Keep up the great work.

  23. Chad Humphrey January 24, 2011 at 11:59 pm - Reply

    Awesome stuff! what was the email address to your kodak frame again? lol…I have a few pics that I need to load on your frame…seriously great stuff….

  24. Brian Morgenweck January 25, 2011 at 12:00 am - Reply

    More great “Stuff”! You deserve a good steak for that. Get thee to Peter Luger’s and kick back!
    The Queue is aptly named. 007 had his “Q” who brought him all the coolest new gadgets to make his “license” work more effectively as well.
    Thanks, brother!

  25. Lee Williams January 25, 2011 at 12:20 am - Reply

    Great stuff! PIPL looks promissing!

    How the heck did you get a 17 min YouTube video?!?!? I am gonna try to upload some of the videos from my DVD. They are just a bit larger than 15 min.

  26. Mimi January 25, 2011 at 12:35 am - Reply

    Gonna go sign up for most of them. Great info! (It’s pronounced PEOPLE, btw 😉 ) Presented in a usable manner, and in such a way as to make them seem worthwhile.

  27. isabel January 25, 2011 at 1:06 am - Reply

    Fantastic information on episode 2! Thank you for sharing these great sites. I agree with you about learning how to use each platform well before moving on to another.

  28. Nina Mayberry January 25, 2011 at 1:48 am - Reply

    Chris, as always good info! You’re awesome!! I especially like & will definitely be incorporating this on my website.

  29. Stephanie Greenberg January 25, 2011 at 2:07 am - Reply

    Chris, as always, very helpful info for us Realtors. Am going to go back and review your other vids. I so appreciate your Next v Now. I have been on lots of webinars latetly learning more about social media and it can get overwhelming so I need to pick a few like Craigslist and FB Fan page to concentrate on then move on to Twitter and WordPress, then Qwiki and Pipl, then who knows………… Thanks so much!!

  30. Jim Flanagan January 25, 2011 at 2:21 am - Reply


    Too cool! The best part, for me, as a Broker, was “The Now”!

    I will share this with everyone from the presentation I just did on FaceBook for our WCR Chapter. Btw; gave you and TechSavvy mucho credit and links…


  31. Susan Kingsley January 25, 2011 at 3:00 am - Reply

    Hey Chris, Great Content. Do not see the frame discount. I tell geeks @ Pronto Progress about you. Keep up the good work. You are making a positive difference in many peoples lives. Thanks!!!

  32. Carol Olsen January 25, 2011 at 3:11 am - Reply

    Awesome!!!! I loved the entire show.

  33. Dena Stevens January 25, 2011 at 4:33 am - Reply

    Nope, not taking notes! I’m stopping the video going to the suggested site, starting the video again!

  34. Arlene Trunzo January 25, 2011 at 4:43 am - Reply

    Thank you for sharing all that great information.

  35. Tom Sheeran January 25, 2011 at 4:48 am - Reply

    Great info Chris!
    Thank you~

  36. Lupe Soto January 25, 2011 at 7:25 am - Reply

    thank you Chris, will practice more NOW and then NEXT. luv it.

  37. Deborah Hrouda January 25, 2011 at 1:13 pm - Reply

    Speaking of “the now”…my website is the one provided by my company…I’m on Facebook and LinkedIn…in the planning stages of setting up a WordPress blog…never created a video-blog. Therefore…I’m one “fan” who thinks TechSavvy commentary about “the now” every now and then is a brilliant idea.

  38. Scott Feirn January 25, 2011 at 1:47 pm - Reply

    Great info this week Chris. All practical uses for the real estate business. Thanks for keeping the real in real estate.

  39. Mike Zilahy January 25, 2011 at 2:35 pm - Reply


    Great info as usual! Amazing how you are able to provide so many great ideas. Keep it coming. Maybe some day I will catch up to the NEXT vs the NOW!

  40. Angie Perez January 25, 2011 at 2:45 pm - Reply

    Lots of great info Chris. I love the new show and the beauty of it is that I can still take it on the road since YouTube plays beautifully on my phone. Does this show replace tech savvy talk? Also, what program are you using to record your video and screen share at the same time? The next evolution of tech savvy agent for me, and I am speaking from a selfish perspective, is to learn more on how to record a video show like the queue, or just having categories for types of videos agents can make: me in front of web camera, me in front of camera plus desktop, just my desktop, house, tour, …

    • Chris January 25, 2011 at 2:50 pm - Reply

      Tech Savvy Talk will be back in a limited capacity. I am just in love with video! I used Camtasia and Keynote to record the whole thing!

  41. Stephen January 25, 2011 at 6:10 pm - Reply

    This show is great. I always come away with great ideas. Loads of new knowledge. I took notes on evernote during today’s show. Thanks

  42. Leap RE January 25, 2011 at 6:20 pm - Reply

    Really great outlook Chris, we especially liked the reminder of the Next vs. the Now at the end

  43. Tami Esling January 25, 2011 at 6:22 pm - Reply

    Chris, this is so great! Such information and examples on how to use it all. Love the idea on the closing gift – I always try and figure out something clever and spend too much time with that. This will be simple and I think clients will really like it.

  44. Rickey D. Cooper January 25, 2011 at 8:23 pm - Reply

    AboutMe watching Pitl doing Qwiki will leave EverNote on WhatsNext vs Now! This is incredible; so simple yet rewarding for Realtors. We must strengthen our Base Line of Results before moving deeper. Great Presentation and Thank You! I Love Closing 4U…

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  46. Stacy Serey January 25, 2011 at 11:00 pm - Reply

    I am pretty sure each video will continue to blow my mind… I love these webisodes! Sharing now!

  47. Lisa Giloti Kanter January 25, 2011 at 11:24 pm - Reply

    Fantastic as always. Chis you are amazing! You keep adding to my to do list 🙂

  48. Chris Mills January 26, 2011 at 12:23 am - Reply

    Great info, Chris. Both episodes of the Queue- especially The Now vs The Next – made me realize that I have a lot of catching up to do. Keep up the good work.

  49. Rick Billington January 26, 2011 at 3:16 am - Reply

    Great content Chris…I love the Queue….thanks for all your help !
    You’ve made Real Estate Technology make sense.

  50. Rick Tannenbaum January 26, 2011 at 3:27 am - Reply

    Chris, I love the queue!!! Thanks for introducing us to qwiki. That is going to be a great tool for us.

  51. Chris Sonaggera January 26, 2011 at 4:37 am - Reply

    Just loving it!!!!!

  52. Joanne Crum January 26, 2011 at 4:52 am - Reply

    Love the show and the content Chris. Thanks so much for all your great information!

  53. Phil January 26, 2011 at 10:11 am - Reply

    THANK YOU once again for finding and sharing these great tools.
    It took me about 30-min for me to add a local video info page on my web site with Qwiki. Unbelievably easy to use.
    My profile is up and I’m going to give Evernote another try.



  54. Shelley Simpson January 26, 2011 at 12:31 pm - Reply

    Hi Chris: You have provided me with a whole bunch of great things to get my business going and I think their all great. I love the Qwiki…I was actually surprised when my little home town came up. I did the bio, still need to figure out the picture size, but im working on it. Thanks again, I can hardly wait until next week.

  55. Rodney Heard January 26, 2011 at 3:50 pm - Reply

    Chris, Great stuff. Thank you so much for the video posts. I’m the team Leader/office manager at a kw office in Charleston. I train and coach the agents in my office. I have older agents that have seen all the fsbo/expire, open house, sphere classes there are.
    Your video’s allow me to show them the latest greatest stuff with real estate and how they can apply it to their business models. Keep up the great work!

  56. Carri Schoeller January 26, 2011 at 6:19 pm - Reply

    Chris: AWESOME!!!! What great tools to enhance our online presence. Today’s consumer has a short attention span so anyway we can attract their attention easier is great to know. Thanks for keeping us in the loop!

  57. Joanne January 26, 2011 at 7:38 pm - Reply

    Chris, going to share with my business owners nevermind just realtors will value this so much! Huggs xxoo

  58. Krisstina Wise January 27, 2011 at 3:33 pm - Reply

    I love EverNote and use it everyday … and you, as always, taught me something I didn’t know! Love the idea of downloading TechSavvy into our shared GoodLife Folder:)

  59. Victoria Jacobs January 27, 2011 at 6:41 pm - Reply

    There isn’t a strong enough word to describe how much I appreciate, LIKE, am thankful for this type of information & format.
    Hope to see you someday at C21 kickoff in Canada, if not I am coming to the US one, you prove everyday that time spent with you is well worth it I never come away without a note sheet:)

    • Chris January 27, 2011 at 6:41 pm - Reply

      Thanks Victoria!

  60. Alex Vella January 27, 2011 at 11:21 pm - Reply

    Chris, we’re a regional broker with 125 agents in DE, NJ and parts of PA and MD. We do a news letter as part of our recruiting effort that goes out to 40K agents in our market monthly (sse: // Would you be interested in contributing material on a reqular basis?

    • Chris January 28, 2011 at 12:11 am - Reply

      I would be happy for you guys to use any of my content! Thanks

  61. Adrian January 28, 2011 at 2:25 am - Reply

    What application/software are you using for your show that has video of you and the other media that you show on your video?

    • Chris January 28, 2011 at 3:26 am - Reply

      I use Keynote and Camtasia.

  62. Katharine Carey January 28, 2011 at 10:01 pm - Reply

    Been on Beta with Qwiki too, I think it is going to grow into something amazing..

    Great information Chris keep it coming!

  63. Deb Douglass January 28, 2011 at 10:41 pm - Reply

    This is great!!! Easy it!

  64. Kerry Lucasse January 28, 2011 at 11:02 pm - Reply

    Great episode this week! I’ve been using for about 4 to 6 months and it’s been great — I even used it to find a few addresses when I was mailing my Christmas cards out!

    I’m looking forward to and qwiki…

  65. Paul Pival January 28, 2011 at 11:04 pm - Reply

    Hey Chris, good webcast (Queue 2), but f’gawdsake, it’s pronounced “People,” not “pipple,” as in Soylent Green: “It’s pipl. Soylent Green is made out of pipl.”

    • Chris January 28, 2011 at 11:11 pm - Reply

      Thanks Paul that was my first guess 🙂

  66. Robin Fenchel January 28, 2011 at 11:33 pm - Reply

    Another awesome learning experience from Chris @TechSavvyAgent! The Queque is a must watch for those of us that want to get grounded as well as take off! Thanks, Chris…and keep it coming 😀

  67. SteveJ January 29, 2011 at 12:20 am - Reply

    Another great show! Great info.
    Take care of that sore throat.

  68. mary petersen January 30, 2011 at 12:55 am - Reply

    I watched the entire video. Very useful information.

  69. Ralph Evans January 31, 2011 at 2:31 am - Reply

    I love the Wifi Digital Frame! Great idea for someone who is travelling, to send pictures home – or a student away at university.

    I’d say its a bit creepy to give as a closing gift and then send updates to it as a way to reach your clients. If you give it to them, its their’s to own and control. Its not to give the agent a way to reach into their clients’ homes!


  70. Christine frazier February 1, 2011 at 5:47 pm - Reply

    Thanks for sharing info all the time. I love your blogs and videos.Always helpful and looking forward.Keep up the good work.

  71. Jason Preece February 5, 2011 at 12:20 am - Reply

    Hey Chris I could not find that discount code that you said you would include in the post. Can you post it here for everyone? Thx another great show

  72. Chris February 5, 2011 at 1:56 am - Reply

    The discount link is // 20% off plus free shipping.

  73. Will Rahill February 26, 2011 at 7:05 am - Reply

    I love everything about the Queue. Thanks for the reminder to focus on “The Now”

  74. Anton Stetner April 13, 2011 at 6:38 pm - Reply

    Love the info on because most of us don’t take the time to make great profile where people can connect with us socially. Thx.

  75. Lynne Rapada June 2, 2011 at 6:39 pm - Reply

    I really enjoyed listening to this show. It is very helpful & I will be sure to share with my colleagues.
    Are there any costs to,, or evernote?
    If there are costs do you know of any discounts?

    I do not see the discount code for the Wifi digital frame?

    Thanks for sharing.

    • Suzanne June 4, 2011 at 2:50 am - Reply

      Hey Lynne – thanks for questions – my trick is to do a google search for “product” promo codes and I usually find some pretty descent deals! Works for almost everything you purchase online…

  76. Coeur d'Alene Realtor | Kevin Bennett December 22, 2011 at 7:49 pm - Reply

    Thanks Chris. Wish I had found this a month or so ago. Evernote is great.

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