Friday, August 6, 2010

Oh, the irony of it all..........................

Mathew Ferrara, whose stuff I really like, has an interesting post
today about real estate brokers who still want home buyers
(lookers) to register their name before being able to receive
specific information from their web site.  He calls them
"dinosaurs".   Full essay here.

Excerpt here:

"Not hard to believe from an industry that for years held the
keys to the castle. When confronted with an era of information
openness, the last vestiges of mercantile thinking tried anything
to force consumers to “need” them. So they hid vital listing
information behind a registration page, requiring consumers to
trade personal information for product information. No
registration, no information. Nah-ne-nah-nah-nah."

Mathew's web site indicated he recently posted a video about
Understanding Recessions and Change. Since I want to do
that, I clicked here.

Not only do I have to register, but I have to pay.

I have to admit I laughed out loud.  Oh well, I still like his free
blog.

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