We continuously refine and add new features to our websites. See our blog posts below.
We want to remind you of our ongoing refer-a-friend policy.
If you send a friend our way and they sign up with WEB-BOX, both you and the friend you referred will get a 50% discount off your monthly subscription fee for 3 months. All your friend needs to do, for you both to benefit from this amazing offer, is to let us know that you were the one who recommended us.
We hope this perk will help you boldly share your love of web-box!
If you have any questions, you can gladly contact us.
All new properties you now upload will be ticked by default to feed to Gumtree - you do not have to do anything. To also feed older properties, select and edit them in your admin console and tick the Gumtree feed box.
|Feed your older properties by ticking their Gumtree feed box.|
Do you want to learn how to run your own Facebook business page? This is where web-box can help. We are currently running a lockdown Facebook special which will get you up and running quickly, but most importantly, you will also get a 12 week training course that will allow you to confidently host and contribute to your page.
Your property alerts are even better. Subscribers to your property alerts can now filter them by city and suburb. This is in addition to the current property type and price range filters.
|Filter Property Alerts by city or suburb.|
|New Property Locations Screen.|
|Link to change property alert filters.|
With the Covid-19 lockdown in full effect, the chances are you have not been able to get new stock. However, nothing is stopping you from sending out property alerts for your current properties to your subscribers. The only way you can reach potential buyers right now is online, and email is the best way to reach as many people as possible.
Here are instructions on how to send out an alert immediately on an older property.
|Get your current properties out to all your subscribers.|
We have updated our mini site Estate Agent’s practical tips to navigate Covid-19 with notes on the financial assistance available during Lockdown and beyond.
In this financially (and emotionally) stressful time, the information out there is vague, and the landscape is changing quickly. We have tried to help you navigate this by structuring the information out there.
We are also looking to provide details of some professionals who can help you and will let you know if and when we do.
We hope this will be of help. Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be kind.
Unfortunately, email hackers are taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic and using it as an opportunity to scam people. They are doing this by sending an official looking email purporting to be from the Government/Bank or other official source, that asks you to click on a link. This link will either be used to steal information like bank details and passwords, or it could be used to install malicious malware, viruses or ransomware.
To protect yourself, you should always check links in emails before clicking on them. Below is how you can check the link on computer and mobile.
|On a computer, hover your mouse over the link to see the actual url/link in a pop up or in the bottom bar.|
|On your phone, hold your finger on the link for a few seconds until this appears.|
A related email security pointer is to never enter a banking or email password on a website that you have clicked to from an email.
The Government Gazette mandated that all websites ending in .co.za must have a link to www.sacoronavirus.co.za. This is to facilitate the easy spread and access to all information with regards to this pandemic. We have enabled it on your website from today, so your website is fully compliant with these regulations.
If you have any queries, please feel free to contact us.
Please stay safe. Stay healthy. Be patient and kind.
The WEB-BOX Team
Dear WEB-BOX clients,
Nothing is more important to us than the well-being of our clients, their businesses and our employees. In this unprecedented time, we want you to know we're doing all we can to support you.
Our services and support are running as normal.
We have already set ourselves up to work remotely, and have fine tuned this over the last 10 days. However, should you experience any issues that are not resolved through the normal channels please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be helping our clients in whatever way we can.
This will be a really tough time for us all operationally and financially, but we want you to know that we will do all we can to help and accommodate you in these respects. Call or email us, we’re here for you.
We have put up an online resource to help you.
Our evolving mini site presents resources and strategies to deal with these trying times. How to deal with the current situation and use your time effectively to come out stronger. See Estate Agent’s practical guide to covid-19.
Lastly, please take good care of yourself and your loved ones. Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be patient and kind.
The WEB-BOX team
WEB-BOX is happy to let you know that ORMS Cape Town School of Photography is offering WEB-BOX clients a 25% discount off their next Real Estate Photography course on 8 & 9 February 2020.
The course runs in Cape Town over a weekend. For more information, please see their website (remember to let them know you are a WEB-BOX client).
Don’t you find it much easier to WhatsApp someone instead of calling or emailing? With 300 million users worldwide, WhatsApp is the most ubiquitous messaging service around. Since we want to make it as easy as possible for buyers to contact you, they can now WhatsApp your agents directly from the property page of your website.
|WhatsApp agent from website property page.|
This is now enabled for all our websites. As these messages can’t be logged in your admin consoles monitoring tab (as the texting happens in WhatsApp), we understand if you would like us to disable this for you - just let us know.
We hope this works for you, and you get lots of WhatsApp leads from your website.
Please contact us if you have any feedback or questions.