Monthly Archive:: March 2014

Headroom.js and Fixed Navigation

Last year on realtor.org, we had a request to implement a fixed navigation scheme. After gathering all of our requirements, we wrote some custom javascript to detect scroll position and engage a few dynamic elements at certain scroll points....
March 31, 2014

CRT White Paper – What Your Customers Want: Beginning to Understand Analytics in Real Estate

In our second white paper, CRT explores the topic of understanding website user behavior. In it, we introduce Google Analytics as a tool for tracking audience engagement. Who is this white paper for? This white paper speaks to members...
March 27, 2014

Five for Wednesday #3

This week’s items: (1) The Internet of Things has a way of keeping you cooler. (2) Drawing floorplans is now as easy as tapping your phone. (3) Turn your dumb car into a smart car. (4) Facebook buys Oculus...

Droplet – King of the Digital Aqua Jungle

When you’re not in the mood or don’t have the time to grab the hose, Droplet knows were the water goes.  That’s right: there’s a new robot in town and it’s watering plants like nobody’s business.  Droplet is one...
March 25, 2014

Re-ConnectEd in 3: Better Email, Better Breathing, Better Work-Life Balance

For this Re-ConnectEd post, we’re going to try something different. Rather than exploring a topic in depth, I thought we’d share a few articles we found this week that would provide you with some tips on how to get...
March 21, 2014

Five for Wednesday

Here’s our second “Five for Wednesday” post; if you’re new to this series, here’s a brief explanation. (1) Evernote users, say hello (again) to OneNote, soon to be appearing pretty much everywhere. (2) Google’s Android Wear is their OS...

Minuum – A Smaller Screen Keyboard for Android

Minuum was built as a solution to a problem: mobile screen keyboards: Consider mobile typing: Current technology assumes that sticking a virtual typewriter into a touchscreen device is the best way to enter text, resulting in keyboards that have...
March 18, 2014

As Seen on REpurposedApps: Mileage Tracker and Receipt Tracking Apps

As we are in tax season, it’s crossed my mind that there could be some apps that would benefit members in getting ready for taking their business expenses to their accountant. It may be too late for this year,...
March 17, 2014

Add-Ons Rolled Out to Google Drive

If you’re a Google Drive user and a REALTOR®, this is pretty exciting: Google has made add-ons available for Docs and Sheets. You can now send a fax from within Docs, create a custom Google map from a spreadsheet...
March 13, 2014

Five for Wednesday: A New Blog Post Series

This is the first in a new weekly series of blog posts called “Five for Wednesday.” It seems like at least once a day, a member of CRT will discover something and share it with the rest of the...