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​Airbnb yanks 923 listings in San Francisco

The home rental company says hundreds of listings that violate its "One Host, One Home" policy are out of luck.<p>Airbnb is cracking down on San Franciscans who rent out more than one home on its service.<p>The home rental company said Wednesday that it's wiped 923 San Francisco listings from its …

Hospitality

The Emergence of the Content Marketing Platform

There’s a movement to build a more cohesive and useable software platform that leverages marketing automation platforms (MAPs) and sales automation …

Marketing

Google reveals the latest plans for its futuristic campus

Google's plans for its futuristic Mountain View campus changed yet again when it swapped lands with LinkedIn last year. The tech titan has recently submitted its updated proposal to City of Mountain View, and its computer renders show us what Google's new vision looks like. The canopy you see in …

What is going to happen to appraisers in 2017?

FREE HousingWire Webinar — Wednesday, March 1<br>11:00 AM PST / 1:00 PM CST / 2:00 PM EST<p><b>Are new industry policies surrounding appraisers helping or</b> …

Accenture’s 5 predictions for human-focused technology

Accenture thinks that the future of technology is centered around people. It believes that human needs will be the common thread for the rapid advance of technologies such as artificial intelligence.<p>The technology global consulting firm is releasing its annual forecast report, dubbed Technology for …

Wall Street could keep the rent “too damn high”

Blackstone’s forthcoming IPO shows rent-backed securities are growing. Critics say that’s helping drive up rent<p>The bursting of the U.S. housing bubble in 2008 upended the lives of millions of Americans, with many people yet to recover the wealth they lost in the Great Recession. But for private …

Real Estate

2017 Predictions in Social Media and Content Marketing

Like last year’s predictions deck, we’ve pulled together a select group of 70 top marketing minds who rock the digital trenches every day, to find …

Marketing

Facebook announces it will give $20M to Bay Area cities for affordable housing, job training

Facebook Inc. is extending a sizable olive branch to neighbors rankled by its plans to expand its campus and bring 6,500 new employees to the area, a move some locals fear will exacerbate a growing housing shortage.<p>The tech giant announced Friday it will spend about $20 million in Menlo Park and …

Housing

Flying cars are closer than you think

Marc Andreessen | Co-founder, Andreessen Horowitz<p>Marc Andreessen may be the most dedicated optimist in Silicon Valley. During a year when the public’s attention was often focused on international conflict, mass shootings, and a bitter election, the co-founder of venture capital firm Andreessen …

San Francisco

New York City to receive $300 million for affordable housing

Almost all of the least affordable cities are located in either New York or California, according to <b>realtor.com</b>.<p>But now, New Yorkers, or at least …

The 25 most expensive homes for sale in the U.S. right now - Curbed

Real estate in 2016 was bananas, and 2017 looks to be more of the same. Early in the year, we saw a new most expensive listing in the country: a bonkers $250M spec house in Bel Air, Los Angeles with a "curated lifestyle" built in (think a luxury car gallery, paid-for house staff, and much, much …

5 tips to make stepping in front of the camera less scary

As a self-proclaimed "camera hog," I don’t have many issues with going in front of the camera. It’s the reason I have a degree in broadcast …

Google’s New App Can Help You Scan Old Family Photos

Our smartphones can store thousands of photos, making it possible to chronicle years of our lives on a single device. But what about photos captured …

Apps

San Francisco limits Airbnb rentals to 60 days a year

The city's Board of Supervisors comes down hard on the home-rental site, curbing the amount of days people can rent out their home.<p>San Francisco has put the squeeze on Airbnb.<p>The city's Board of Supervisors ruled late Tuesday night that hosts can rent out their houses and apartments on the …

San Francisco
Trump Administration

San Diego’s burgeoning new tech hub poised to reshape downtown

A budding innovation district wants to redefine SoCal’s city of sun and surf<p>According to Philip Auchettl of RadLab, the local architecture firm that designed the space, their placemaking proposal tapped into the evolving identity of the area, a growing urban hub in the shadows of some of the city’s …

Airbnb Is Ready to Work with S.F. In Fight Over Illegal Home Rentals

Airbnb says it’s now willing to cooperate with its hometown and work with the city’s effort to crack down on illegal hosts.<p>The home-sharing company …

San Francisco

Google Changing Policy to Restrict Ads on Fake News Sites

Alphabet’s Google said on Monday it is working on a policy update to restrict its ads from being placed on fake news sites as concerns mount about …

Fake News

Report: Facebook has the tools to fight fake news but isn’t using them

Facebook has a fake news problem. The company itself insists fabricated stories account for an insignificant amount of content on its site, but its …

Internet

Learn How To Write Effective Sales Emails Using Storytelling

Email Marketing is not dead! In fact, many marketers and business owners still consider it to be one of the best converting Online Marketing …

8 Online Influencer Marketing Companies You Need to Know | Inc.com

Influencer marketing is by far the fastest growing marketing channel this year, and it doesn't show any signs of slowing down. A 2015 poll by eMarketer showed that 84 percent of marketing professionals planned to launch at least one influencer marketing campaign within the next year. But it's not …

Public Relations

Tiny house concept can expand to 337 square feet

Tricked out, at a price<p>Is the next big thing in tiny houses a transformable body? Here’s one more sign pointing to it. Like this tiny house with two A-frame pop-outs, the “Aurora” concept from Canadian builder Zero Squared will also expand at the push of a button with electric motors.<p>Currently …

How to Create a Social Media Branding Strategy From Scratch

One of the major reasons that people buy products from a business is because they trust their name. If you’ve established credibility, then people …

Marketing

The 5 Best Facebook Advertising Articles On The Web

I read a lot (and I mean a lot) of articles on the web about social media. But I'm sometimes left frustrated because many of them are devoid of real value - there's not enough actionable insights that haven't already been discussed a ton of times by what seems like almost every social media blogger …

Marketing

Well-known retailers reveal their favorite online platforms

PR pros and social media marketers often advise brand managers to identify as publishers and content curators.<p>We continually insist that our clients …

SEO vs Adwords: Which Works Better for Your Business?

There's been an ongoing debate on which marketing channel is better for driving traffic and value for your business -- SEO or Adwords.<p>The answer greatly varies and depends on the nature of your business. Before anything else, let's first define SEO and Adwords before so you get a better idea which …

CFPB announces several leadership changes

The <b>Consumer Financial Protection Bureau</b> changed up its senior leadership team again, announcing new names to the positions of assistant director for …

Google acquires 'influencer marketing' company FameBit

Getting up and running with an audience on YouTube isn't an easy thing to do, especially if you're trying to make a living off of it. Despite the …