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GetTaxi leading the way in app innovation

| May 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s always interesting to see new apps that make people’s lives easier and this new taxi app caught our attention as an innovative app with some clever add ons. It takes something relatively simple, ordering a taxi, and makes it an even simpler and possibly more enjoyable experience with a few additional extras for convenience. […]

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Are you Pinterested in Property?

| February 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

Pinterest is a relatively new virtual pinboard site where users post and organise images and video content. You simply find something you like and “Pin it” to one of your boards for others to see. Most users have a selection of boards on different topics and interests which they have collected inspiration from on their travels […]

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Using social proof to influence vendors and landlords

| June 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Social proof, the principle whereby we view a behavior as correct in a situation to the degree that we see others performing it, is one of the 6 principles of persuasion identified by Dr. Robert Cialdini in his book Influence: Science and Practice. The principles he identified are the key ways to make people say […]

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New Rightmove ‘Draw a Search’ tool

| July 21, 2010 | 2 Comments

I wrote back in April about a Yahoo tool called ‘sketch and search’ that can be used to provide a more natural search interface when using a map and I said at the time that it had some great applications to be used in property search. Property search as it stands can be a bit […]

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Zoopla launch iPhone app

| July 19, 2010 | 4 Comments

Zoopla.co.uk have today launched their iPhone app, which you could say is better late than never. The benefit of being out later than the other main portals property apps is that they have some additional features worth looking at. It is a more complex app for the reason that it incorporates the Zoopla Zed index […]

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Augmented Reality Property Applications

| May 6, 2010 | 3 Comments

Mobile internet usage is accelerating at a phenomenal rate and in Dec 2009 alone, some 16 million people in the UK accessed the internet from their mobile phones. Not only are the number of users growing, but their usage is too, with one in five mobile subscribers surfing using a smartphone. The property portals have […]

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findaproperty iPhone app quick review

| February 8, 2010 | 1 Comment

It may have hit your radar this morning that yet another iPhone property app has been released, this time by the property portal findaproperty.com (Part of TDPG) enabling buyers to browse their listing catalogue. I’m not going to do a full review of the app because I will be repeating my thoughts on features etc […]

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