It seems that most Facebook advertisers treat Facebook the same as any other advertising medium. They create a page for their product or business then run a generic facebook ad hoping users will “like” their page. Sounds easy enough but it doesn’t work. Facebook users understand that “likes” are immediately visibile to all their friends […]
Occasionally I like to refresh my memory on a few favorite books. I’ve found it useful to check the top Amazon Kindle highlights as a quick review. Here are the top to 10 highlights for Rework, one of my favorite business books for 2010.
In the next few years we’ll see a huge shift in how we buy online. With the recent social graph API announcement Facebook is now compiling the world’s largest social recommendation engine. Someday you may only purchase or download goods that your friends have “liked.”
For those of you with search engine optimization (SEO) experience, move on. This post is dedicated to the “average” site owner with very little exposure to the world of search engine marketing. In the summer of 2008 I decided to create a community site for Cedar Creek Lake with a goal to reach the #1 […]
If you haven’t noticed, Apple, Google and Amazon creating an environment ripe for the digital entrepreneur. Below are 8 reasons why 2010-2020 will be the decade of the entrepreneur focused on internet, mobile, software, ebook or music.
At the time of purchase, the credit market was just starting to tighten so I had the option of 10% or 20% down. I wasn’t completely confident in the area rental market so I decided to put 20% down on this property. If this property works out then I’d go with 10% on the next […]
I recently executed a contract on a property in my “buy and hold” target area or NE Fort Worth/Keller ISD area. The house is 1680 sqft, 3/2 built in late 2005 that requires no work other than some cleanup and landscaping. Tarrant county appraisal district values the property at $130,800 but I picked it up […]
After three weeks scouring the Keller area and making “low-ish” offers, i’ve determined that we haven’t hit bottom yet. Utilizing an county appraisal data advanced search there are over 2,000 houses in Tarrant county owned by banks. However, they don’t seem too motivated to sell as most are offering these properties at a 5%-10% discount. […]
While driving the streets in my target area I ran across a small home with a Beazer sign. I thought it was odd as the neighborhood has completed for quite some time. I called the number on the sign and left a message. When I returned to the house I looked it up in MLS […]
he first step towards my goal for of purchasing 5 cashflow properties is to determine my target property areas and types. I ran purchase and lease comps in several areas and decided to focus on newer properties (< 7 years old) in the NE Fort Worth/Keller area. These are close to my home and it […]