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Zillow Group, content marketing and syndication

Amy Bohutinsky is the 10th the most powerful person in real estate. Zillow Group’s former chief marketing officer and now its chief operating officer, her vision and execution helped catapult the Seattle-based giant to tremendous growth and an anticipated $1 billion in revenue in 2017.

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ICNY Wrap

Another Connect down. Brad and the Inman team keep executing, and expanding, the conference into a must-attend event in residential real estate. By all accounts, Hacker Connect — the technologist-focused event, which debuted on Monday — was a success, but left many exhausted who faced a week straight of the endless connecting that Connect stimulates.

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Machine learning + the great CRM integration

Customer relationship management platforms are amazingly powerful and increasingly central to everything real estate agents do. That’s why there’s a glut of them in the market — Contactually, Follow Up Boss, Top Producer, Chime, Firepoint, Wise Agent, BoomTown, Commissions Inc. (CINC), Kunversion.

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Dispatches from Content Marketing World

More than 3,000 people have converged upon the resurgent rustbelt, gritty city of Cleveland, to dream content marketing dreams at Content Marketing World, the largest convention of its kind in the nation. Those dreams include finding, by some miracle, the magic bullet data that unassailably convinces execs of the long-tail, expensive, time-intensive, difficult-to-prove ROI of creating, distributing and measuring content.

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Moving to Boulder, brief hiatus

HageyMedia blog is taking a mid-week break as we relocate to Boulder, Colorado! It involved an epic road trip in a loaded-down Subaru Impreza from Oakland, California through a friend’s ranch outside Reno to the long, desolate Highway 50 across Nevada and Utah, punctuated near the end by the majesty of Canyonlands National Park’s Island in the Sky district outside Moab, Utah.

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The power + promise of real estate community marketing

Inman Connect wrapped today and, like most of them, a day’s missing. Thus this post wraps days 3 and 4 together. Great meetings, but I wanted to be in more sessions. Connect’s a great opportunity to place a finger on real estate’s jugular and catch a pulse. That emerges in conversations, too, but it really steeps on stage. An interplay between the two is best.

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