To use an ISA or not – that IS the question!

Mitch Ribak posted this 121 Views

Mitch Ribak is the CEO of Inside Sales Agents (pictured), and Broker of Tropical Beachside Realty. Mitch has spent a decade perfecting real estate lead follow-up, and is an expert on online lead conversion and ROI. We asked him to be a featured guest author so he could share his story and wisdom with you. --- It's been a little more than 11 years since we started our ISA program at my brokerage, Tropical Realty Beachside.  The results have been amazing, but the process that go...

SEO Content Experiments for Real Estate Websites

REW Melissa posted this 233 Views

I've been thinking a lot about "big picture" SEO strategies, and how we can apply them to the real estate industry. To start, there's convincing evidence that page one content continues to get longer, yet each industry also has its own content trends. Over the past couple weeks, I ran an experiment to help determine a better content baseline for the real estate industry. I looked at page one results for "[city] real estate" for 22 major cities across the United States and Canada, and reco...

3 Tech Trends That Will Change Real Estate Forever

Vy L posted this 440 Views

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Gathering of Eagles, an invitation-only conference for top executives who work within the real estate industry. As I listened to influential speakers and leaders share their take on real estate technology, I thought about our clients, and how the current trends can make them more successful. In fact, with every trend is a lesson, and those lessons teach real estate agents how to thrive for decades to come. 1. Transactions Are Becoming Mo...

Career Spotlight: Annie, QA Analyst

Real Estate Webmasters posted this 352 Views

What does a quality assurance analyst at REW do? Quality assurance analysts at REW ensure the quality of a product by performing a combination of manual, automated, and regression tests throughout development of a product using the agile framework. If any issues are found or requirements are not met, then we report them in our issue tracking software (Jira) for the development team to address. How does this benefit our clients? This allows us to deliver a quality product to the clients ...

REW Leads Android Early Adopter Now Available!

REW Dave posted this 323 Views

It is my pleasure to announce that, as of today, the REW Leads Android Early Adopter is now available! Our goal with REW Leads Android is to help our clients enjoy faster and easier lead management than ever before. Like our iOS version of the app, REW Leads Android allows you to connect instantly with your incoming leads, and provide great customer service with ease. How To Get Started Getting your hands on the Early Adopter edition is an easy three-step process: Step 1: Requ...

The Future of Real Estate Technology

REW Andy posted this 479 Views

Technology is constantly evolving, and real estate technology is no exception. As an industry, we're always improving, reinventing and re-considering the systems that help real estate agents and their businesses thrive. At a recent Clareity conference in Scottsdale, AZ, we talked about a number of issues impacting the real estate market, as well as future changes we foresee happening within the industry sooner than later. This blog will tell you a bit about 3 of the future tech top...

What CASL's Transition Expiry On July 1 Means For You

Real Estate Webmasters posted this 4 1,916 Views

Last Updated: June 23, 2017. We've received a few questions lately about impending Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation changes, and just wanted to take the opportunity to help clear some things up. Let's start with a disclaimer that this is only one interpretation of CASL and its implications, and you should review the original legislation and seek proper legal counsel if you think CASL may impact your business in any way. This post is going to focus on email marketing, but remember that...

My PPC & SEM Takeaways from SMX Advanced 2017

REW Jacob posted this 381 Views

As Monday afternoon hit, I met with Melissa (my SEO counterpart) at Pike Place Market on an overcast day in Seattle, ready to take on SMX Advanced and expand our knowledge of the SEM world! When registration opened, we strolled across the road to the venue and immediately knew the event was going to be a great one. What looked like thousands of nametags were lined up, things were in order, and the rooftop welcome reception at the International Bell Tower was underway. Day 1 The next da...

3 Top SEO Lessons For Realtors From SMX Advanced

REW Melissa posted this 492 Views

Jacob and I just got back from SMX Advanced in Seattle and wow! It exceeded my expectations and we have so much information to share with you in the upcoming weeks. We'll be covering a lot of the lessons and concepts learned at SMX right here in the REW Blog, and I want to get us started with three major takeaways that our real estate clients can start applying to their websites, starting now: 3. A Mobile-First Index Is Coming We talked a lot about Google's upcoming Mobile-First...

5 Destinations You Can Walk To From REW Summit

Real Estate Webmasters posted this 362 Views

With the REW Summit only a week away, we can't wait to hit the city of Denver and explore some of its infamous sites. When you have a few minutes to spare in between sessions or after hours, here are a few destinations you can check out that are within walking distance of the Westin Downtown Hotel: 1. Daniels & Fisher Tower Walking Distance: 1 minute Located in the Skyline Park directly beside the Westin, The Daniels and Fisher Tower will be hard for Summit attendees to miss! Th...