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Joe Zekas

Joe Zekas

Joe Zekas has been involved with Chicago real estate for more than 40 years. He has practiced law at one of Chicago’s largest law firms, developed condos in Lincoln Park, served as general partner in partnerships that owned nearly 500 rental units, published weekly and monthly specialty real estate publications, and has overseen YoChicago since its inception nearly 10 years ago.

In addition to serving as Publisher of YoChicago, Joe is Chairman of Data Based Ads, and has worked on advertising programs with major brokers and newspapers throughout the country.

Mike Scotty

Mike Scotty

Mike is the President of Data Based Ads and an occasional contributor to YoChicago.

Mike is a lifelong Oak Parker (practically the city) and long-time real estate marketing pro. Did overtime at SIU Carbondale as an undergrad, then straightened it out at DePaul’s business school while acquiring his marketing skills.

Mike writes the blog: Inbound marketing tips for real estate SEO over at Data Based Ads’ site, which fits right in with YoChicago’s use of timely real estate content to drive traffic and organic SEO credit to our clients’ real estate businesses…at the same time enlightening and entertaining thousands of readers.