REW’s Trip to the Googleplex

REW Jacob posted this 3,824 Views

This past week I had the amazing opportunity to visit the Googleplex (Google HQ) in Mountain View, CA for the annual All-Stars Summit. The PPC team here at REW is an official Google AdWords Partner and with this comes the chance to take part in Google contests. This specific contest had the grand prize of a “trip for two to the Googleplex”. Morgan and I made the trip and we learned a bunch of valuable information all while having a great time!  Google flew us in on Sunday...

Important Product Notice - Legacy Email Hosting

REW Niki posted this 4,096 Views

Today we are announcing that as of December 31st 2015, the REW legacy hosted email platform will be retired. The hosted solution has served our customers well over the years. The goal of this transition is to ensure that you, our valued customer, have the latest technology and the best experience with our products and services. This is a part of our core focus to provide you with the latest technology and reliability and to invest in our clients' success. We will work to help our clients ...

REW Summit & LEC 2015 Promotion - Real Estate Webmasters Summer Promo

Morgan Carey posted this 5 22,289 Views

We just had an AWESOME SUMMIT in Nashville Before I get into the details of this promotion, I want to once again thank everyone who came out to the REW Summit in Nashville at the end of May. I had such an amazing time, and as always learned far more from you than I could ever hope to teach. The speakers were great, the company was great, the after party was great - I mean it was just awesome, would you agree? Would love for you to share your favourite moments in the comments below.  ...

LEC 2015 is here! Inspired by REW's best performing fully custom website.

Morgan Carey posted this 6,511 Views

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery - while that may be true, in the world of custom websites (especially at REW) when we design a complete custom solution - we protect its unique design against any form of copying - it's just one of the many ways we stand out compared to other firms. Could we copy our custom designs? (of course we could, we own them) but we never do because we know our customers are paying top dollar to have us make something truly unique - and we want to m...

Post-Nashville Summit PPC Promotion

REW Anne posted this 3,753 Views

Last week I had the privilege of attending the REW Summit in Nashville as a speaker. This opportunity allowed me to not only to connect with our clients and share some of my favourite advanced PPC tips, but also launch a new summer promotion for REW’s AdWords, Bing/Yahoo, and Facebook services. Did you know that each of these services is now only $300/month for management, plus more savings for bundles? In addition, here’s the promotion I’m running, available until June 30t...

FMLS® to offer Sold Data through IDX starting May 13th, 2015!

REW Nick posted this 3,176 Views

Exciting news, everyone! AND it's Friday! FMLS (First Multiple Listing Service) has recently announced that effective May 13, 2015, sold listings up to three years back, will be included in all of their IDX feeds. If you're a member of FMLS with a Real Estate Webmasters website & integrated IDX and are interested in displaying Sold Data, please proceed to our Ordering New Work page for further instructions.

Mobilegeddon for real estate is here! Websites forecast to drop from SERPS April 21st

Morgan Carey posted this 3 5,890 Views

Tomorrow is April 21st, 2015 which is the date Google has announced for their new algorithm aimed at improving user experience for mobile searches. A few weeks ago I wrote a quick blog post on how to test for mobile friendliness and what to do if your website is NOT mobile friendly and gets hit by "Mobilegeddon" - you can read that blog post here. In case you missed it: Website Mobile Testing If you missed the last update on how to test your website for mobile, you can visit https...

Happy 11th Birthday to REW - Real Estate Webmasters Celebrates 11 amazing years

Morgan Carey posted this 3 15,024 Views

Has it been 11 years already? WOW! What an amazing ride!  As always a post like this needs to start with an acknowledgement of all of our AMAZING and supportive staff over the years and of course a huge message of gratitude to our amazing customers for sticking with us through all the challenges, change and growth we have experienced in what is now 110% of a decade of operations. And of course a message of welcome to our first and only business partner who joined REW this year, the in...

Mobilegeddon's impact on real estate - what Realtors must do to survive April 21st

Morgan Carey posted this 16 5,924 Views

We are less than 2 weeks away from what the internet has called "mobilegeddon" which will happen on April 21st.  What is Mobilegeddon? In a nutshell, Mobilegeddon is a new algorithm that is going to be applied to ALL Google indexed websites. What does this algorithm do? This algorithm will evaluate and apply new ranking factors to your website based on how "mobile friendly" or "responsive" your website is. If you do not have a responsive website, it is estimated that you will LOSE A...

What's the True Cost of Technology?

Michael Audet posted this 1 2,491 Views

How Much Should I Pay and Budget For Technology?     Before I get into what technology should actually cost for real estate professionals today I think we need to look at why this is even an issue.  You could argue that the cost is the cost, etc., but I think there is a deeper issue that impacts many real estate professionals when it comes to paying for technology that we need to look at as part of this conversation.   We get to see it all the time since we cr...