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makes it easy to create group messages that work on any device. “It has a nice, separate platform so I don’t get confused with all the other streams within a regular smartphone,” Bell says. Waze app helps commercial real estate professionals to navi- gate around traffi c jams, accidents, and other road hazards, to reach their destinations fast, safely, and on time. While Waze helps busy professionals fi nd their clients and properties faster, the TripLog app tracks mileage for business and personal use, which is useful for tax reporting. It records kilometers or miles using GPS, remembers reoccurring loca- tions, and functions as a gas log to record gas costs and liters or gallons used. It also calculates the gas costs to run your vehicle, according to Mike Milovick, CCIM, broker at Royal LePage Grand Valley Realty in Kitchner, Canada. “TripLog has been a game changer for me,” he says. Haiku Deck app allows users to make professional-looking presentations on the web, iPad, or iPhone. “Haiku Deck is a super simple, quick way to develop a presentation on my iPad,” says David Schnitzer, CCIM, senior vice president at Venture Commercial Real Estate in Dallas. “It is nothing fancy, but it’s great when you are just across the table from someone.” WordSwag app is a quick, easy way to add text to commercial real estate professionals’ photos. Use this app to add descriptions to listing photos or share inspiring stats and quotes. Text is more “Haiku Deck is a super simple, quick way to develop a presentation on my iPad. It is nothing fancy, but it’s great when you are just across the table from someone.” — David Schnitzer, CCIM relatable, digestible, and memorable when it has an image. Charlie app helps commercial real estate professionals to build rapport with their contacts and sends the users information on these contacts, which includes their interests, company, common connections, and news related to them. Sara S. Patterson is executive editor of Commercial Invest- ment Real Estate. Samuel S. Moon is media relations manager at CCIM Institute. Build More Business Referrals Advertise in CIRE Magazine to connect with 13,000 members in the CCIM global community. CCIM business owners receive a 20% discount on select ads. Learn more at www.ccim.com/advertising CCIM.COM May | June 2017 21