Tech Tuesday – 3 Mobile Apps You Should be Using

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3 Mobile Apps You Should be Using

Millions of mobile applications have been created to date, and hundreds of thousands are downloaded per day. With the overwhelming amount of apps available, it may sometimes be difficult to find the ones that are actually useful and effective for real estate. Luckily, we found some of them for you.

 1.  Genius Scangenius scan app

This app turns your phone into a portable scanner!  Genius Scan scans documents and saves them directly to your phone as JPEG or multi-page PDF files.  For agents or brokers who need to send time-sensitive contracts, sales agreements or even handwritten notes, this is the perfect app.  Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.


cloze app 2.  Cloze

Don’t miss the opportunity to strengthen your relationships with your contacts!  Cloze organizes your contacts from social networks and email according to who matters most to you.  Your contacts are tracked by message, tweet, social post, or even job change so you always know when and how to connect with them.  Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.

mailtracker app 3.  Mailtracker

This app monitors your email analytics, allowing you to see if and when your email messages are read.  Mailtracker also monitors how many times the email was viewed, and for how long it was viewed; it even shows what device the email was opened with.  Convenient “call” and “reply” buttons are included in the app so you can take immediate action.  Compatible with iPhone and iPad.


Have you ever used any of these apps?  If so, what was your experience?  Do you have any other great app suggestions?  Let us know!

Motivational Monday – Who are You Trying to Prove?

Work for a cause, not applause.

I’ll put this simply:  It doesn’t matter what you’re doing.  If you’re doing it to impress or prove to others your worth, YOU ARE IN THIS FOR THE WRONG REASON.

Pointing FingerSo, who are you trying to prove?  If that answer is anyone but yourself, it’s time to reevaluate.

Starting today, your goal is to tell yourself that you are doing this because you want to.  Because you’re a good person.  Because you care about your work.  Because you have no one to prove but yourself!

What is your cause?  What will you prove to yourself?  Let us know in the comments!

Citrus Peel Seedlings


Gardening Tip:

Seedlings need as much nourishment as possible to grow!  When starting seedlings, plant them in a citrus peel. This not only looks adorable, it’s also healthy for your seedlings because the peel will compost in the soil.

When you’re ready to plant the seedling in a bigger pot, plant the citrus peel too, so your young plant can continue to get extra nutrients!  Just don’t forget to poke a hole in the bottom of the peel for drainage.

The Blue Moon Saloon

LA Saturday Night

Lafayette, Louisiana is mostly known for its numerous shopping centers, historical downtown district, and beautiful university campus.  Aside from the main attractions, Lafayette is home to a plethora of hidden gems, as well.  These small, local venues and eateries best represent just what Lafayette is all about.

Take, for instance, the Blue Moon.  It wouldn’t be surprising if you’ve never even heard of this place before.  The Blue Moon is a saloon as well as a guesthouse–in other words, you can party all night and even have a place to crash for the night. BLUEMOONSALOON_39343944

The Blue Moon knows entertainment; it hosts only authentic South Louisianian artists, those who were born into the art of Cajun, Zydeco, and Creole music.

A prime example of such artists are Roddie Romero and the Hub City All Stars.  This band has been celebrated for its authenticity and talent for over 20 years, and they will be performing at the Blue Moon tonight at 10 PM.  If you haven’t experienced the Blue Moon yet, there’s no better night than tonight!

Visit the Blue Moon’s website by clicking on the logo below to learn more about the saloon’s history, read its blog, and browse more upcoming moon logo