Real Estate Social Media and Technology Conference Agent Reboot Comes to Portland, Oregon

Alameda, California (EastBayDaily) — Plug in to the future of real estate! Inman News™ is bringing Agent Reboot™ to Portland, Oregon, with an all-new 2011 program on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Portland.

In just six hours real estate agents will learn from the best experts in the industry how they can make mobile, social, video, blogging and many more cutting-edge technologies work for their real estate business. Agent Reboot offers the specific, practical and tactical ideas to help make Realtors thrive.

Nicole Nicolay, Founder and CCO, Agent Evolution, will take the stage as emcee for Agent Reboot Portland. Additional national speakers for the event include: Inman News Chief Evangelist Chris Smith, Productivity Junkies founder Darin Persinger and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Vice President of Network Services, Wendy Forsythe, and many more.

In addition, there are two local speakers: Debra Trappen, Director, Career Dev for Coldwell Banker Bain | Seal and Galen Ward, Co-Founder & CEO, Estately. Their topic, “Plug In: Tools and Technologies You Need To Know About,” focuses on blogging, social media, tablets, and mobile. Get street-level advice from real estate practitioners who are harnessing these tools into their marketing and daily mix to create meaningful customer interactions. They’ll show you the tools you should use and the tactics to make them work for you.

Special guest speaker in includes Brad Inman, an Internet entrepreneur and founder of several online and offline companies, including Inman News,, and Vook, an enhanced ebook publishing company.

Topics included in the program:      15 Mobile tools that will make you stand out      A WordPress sprint: Create your own blog in 5 minutes      5 Must-do’s to optimize Facebook for business      Future-proof yourself: Capturing people’s attention with video      Lifestyle branding: Why it matters      10 Reasons why you should use an iPad for listing presentations      Listing flyers: Print it, text it, QR Code it

To view a complete list of all 24 Agent Reboot locations for 2011, go to

Tickets are $49 and can be purchased online at The price is $99 for anyone who registers on-site. Members of the media may qualify to receive a free press pass. Please contact Katie Lance, Social Media Director at

Follow the Agent Reboot conversation on Twitter via @AgentReboot, or follow the hashtag #agentrb. In addition, view additional details and comments from attendees and speakers on Facebook.

National sponsors include Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Kodak, Lowe’s,,®, Diverse Solutions and Century 21.

About Inman News | Agents and brokers around the world turn to Inman News first for accurate and timely real estate news and information. Known for its award-winning journalism, cutting-edge technology coverage and forward-thinking conferences, Inman News is the leading independent source of real estate news, education and insight. In addition, for 15 years, Inman News has been hosting Real Estate Connect® — a semi-annual real estate conference for real estate brokers and top-level executives. Connect will be held July 27th-29th 2011 in San Francisco.

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Katie Lance
Inman News