RCG: Now with Seattle listing goodness

It may be late in the night as I start to write this post, but I’m so excited because I just flipped the switch on some

Gone Facebooking… Be back soon

Earlier today, I launched the latest integration between Facebook and RCG… If you check out the right sidepanel, you’ll see that you can now become a fan of RCG directly from this site thanks a new tool released by Facebook called the Fan Box. Since I launched the RCG fan page a few weeks ago, […]

Live Video Streams on RCG? With Facebook Chat?

I’ve been told my interest in using Facebook for marketing is a bit unhealthy, but I’ve been having so much fun, and thi

Top 3 Reason to Love Facebook Pages

We already know the folks at RCG love twitter, and while I like twitter, the marketer in me has completely fallen for Facebook Pages (note: these are a very different beast than Facebook profiles)… and if you’re running a small business, there are many reasons you should be interested in FB Pages too. The three […]

Thoughts on a new theme for RCG?

I’ve wanted to update the Rain City Guide theme for a while now, and took some time this week to play around with some different ideas.  I *think*I’ve come up with something that will work well for me, but wanted to run it by the RCG community for feedback first…  If you head over to 4realz.net, […]

4 Years Later, RCG is still Rock’n the Real Estate World

Today is Rain City Guide’s 4th Birthday! When I hit submit on our Hello World post 4 years ago, I had no idea what I was embarking on… but what a fun journey it’s been. You’ll have given me so many chance to test out different tools, meet so many interesting people and take part […]

On this day in…

Just a quick update on some things I’ve been doing to the RCG site.   First off,  I want to thank everyone for their feedback on the Facebook Connect tool. Thanks to your feedback, I cleaned up a number of issues (like the way that the avatars showed up within comments and the way profile […]

Redfin Circles Back to an Old Biz Model…

Redfin‘s been through so many business models over the years, I can completely understand why some folks would think that Redfin is entering a new area by working with real estate agents, but I can’t help remind folks that this is a business model that they’ve tried in the past… and it failed miserably the […]

Why Connect with Facebook?

If you’re been to RCG recently, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that I added Facebook Connect to the sidepanel.   I really want to invite you all to use this feature, so I thought I’d let you know why I added it: I’m a Facebook addict, love the service, and enjoy connecting with others.  I’m thinking there’s at […]

Raining Updates: Ads on RCG, Contributing Update, Footer Candy, New Feed, Email Tools, the HUGE list of RCG plugins and more!

There are so many updates to give, I decided to record a video to describe them all: In the video, I talk about a number of changes and updates I’ve made to RCG recently including: Rain Drop Ads on RCG… and if you’re one of the first five who signs up, then I’m willing to […]