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We continuously refine and add new features to our websites. See our blog posts below.


SEP 2019 19

Track What’s Happening On Your Website

19 SEP 2019

Activities happening on your website can be tracked in the admin console by going to the monitoring menu dropdown. From there the principal can easily see what is happening on the website, what their agents are up to as well as website communications to and from their agents.


Admin console monitoring menu dropdown.

Sent (Records of emails sent by the agency using the website.)
  • Owner Emails - List of all Owner Emails sent from website - showing owners their property on the different portals. 
  • Emailed Properties - All property detail emails sent manually from the admin console. (Not to be confused with Property Alerts.)
Received (Records of emails and SMSes sent through the website to the agency.)
  • SMS Agent - Logs of any SMSes sent to your agents. (If you would like to buy more credit at 65c per credit, please email us.)
  • Enquiry Forms - All Enquiry Forms completed on your website.
  • Property Enquiries - A list of all Property Enquiries received by your agents. 
  • Owner Email feedback - Logs any feedback received from owners to the Owner Email that was sent.
Misc
  • Quick Notes - List of all notes made on properties.
  • Stats - Details a history of your website visitors, as well as where they are coming from. 
We are sure by checking this tab you will be able to run your business even more effectively, allowing you to focus on getting listings and making sales!

Don’t forget that we’re just a phonecall away if you need any help.


SEP 2019 05

Bulk Upload of Email Addresses

05 SEP 2019

Did you know you can send us a list of subscriber email addresses to do a bulk import into your admin console for you? How easy is that!

We do this because we want to help you get your property alerts to as many people as possible. 

The property alerts are an incredibly powerful tool for a number of reasons:

  • Enables buyers to be immediately notified whenever you have new properties for sale.
  • Enables you to present properties to hundreds or thousands of interested buyers. 
  • They happen automatically - no extra work (phone calls or emails) or costs (phone calls) are required to get your new properties in front of all of your interested buyers. 
  • They happen fast - go out automatically at 7am the day after the property is uploaded or you can send them immediately (see how here). Sending them out immediately is especially important if its an open mandate as it could mean you are presenting it to the buyer before another agent … and therefore making the sale! 
  • They ensure that all of your interested buyers are notified - there is no human error where you or one of your agents could forget to present the property to a buyer. 
  • Builds brand recognition - people know you are professional and active.

A property alerts email.

We have noticed that agencies that have great success with their website are often the agencies with a lot of subscribers. These agencies continuously add email addresses to their website subscriber lists.

By using the following 3 simple sources for subscriber/buyer emails you will be surprised at how quickly you can build up your subscriber list and increase your sales. 
  • showhouses
  • when talking to potential buyers over the phone 
  • from your incoming emails
And don’t forget you should be uploading all your properties to your website as soon as you get them - so that they can automatically be emailed to your subscribers.

Please let us know if you have lists to import by contacting us. We love hearing from you so if you have any questions please let us know.


AUG 2019 22

Logo Design Services

22 AUG 2019

Your logo is critical to the look of your website, which is why the importance of a good logo can’t be understated - it is what distinguishes you from your competitors and establishes trust. A professionally designed logo shows you are a professional estate agent.

Why you need to stand out from your competitors.

You already have a logo, but logos are often updated and modernised.

Logo evolution of well known brands.

As we want to help you make your website look as professional as possible, we have added this affordable logo design service to our full service real estate offering:

*Logo Redraw (Create a high resolution digital copy of your logo - might be needed for print or your website.)
R2000 + VAT

*Logo Design - 2 options  
R3000 (Includes 3 revisions) 

*Logo Design - 4 options  
R4000 (Includes 3 revisions)

* Prices may vary if scope of work changes.

To get started or if you have any questions please contact us. As always we are here to help you.


AUG 2019 01

New Feature: Email Properties From The Admin Console

01 AUG 2019

You can now send an email with property information from the admin console instead of having to compose them yourself.

Example of an email sent from the Admin console.

All you have to do is select which properties to include and then personalise the intro paragraph and click send.

Select properties to include in the email.

No more spending of time and effort finding and putting together this information. Instead you can send a personalised email that, while it looks professional, also has the look and feel of one composed by yourself.

All emails that have been sent this way are viewable from the monitoring menu in your admin console, enabling you to keep track of what emails you or your agents have sent.

We are sure this will save you lots of time, so please give it a try by sending yourself a test email and see how easy it is. 

We would love to know what you think about this new tool, please let us know.


JUL 2019 25

Save Your Properties As Drafts

25 JUL 2019

Have you ever wanted to start uploading a property but didn’t want to publish it on your website yet, or wanted to remove a property off your website temporarily? Maybe you didn’t have all the information, time or the property wasn’t yet on the market.

We are pleased to tell you that you can now do so with our new ‘draft’ feature. A property can now be saved to a draft before being pushed live on your website, or a live property can be moved to drafts thereby removing it from your website.


Save to draft from upload property screen.

Your saved draft properties will be accessible via the  Properties dropdown menu.

Access draft properties from admin console.

So no more uploading a property when it is not 100% ready and no more losing work that you started but unexpectedly could not finish. We are sure you will find this new feature very helpful.

As always, we love to hear your feedback so please contact us. 


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