Sneak peek into Jeff Turner's upcoming REW Summit presentation

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We are delighted to have Jeff Turner join us at the upcoming REW Summit in Toronto, and we are even more delighted that he'll be sharing his infinite wisdom as one of our featured speakers. As the former founder and CEO of J.J. Grace, Jeff Turner led the company on to Inc. Magazine’s list of the 500 Fastest-Growing Companies. He was also the founder and president of several real estate technology companies, including RealSatisfied, which was acquired by Placester in 2016. Today, Jef...

Real Estate Webmasters Birthday - REW Celebrates 14 Years In Business!

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That's right, today is Real Estate Webmasters' fourteenth birthday!  It has been yet another amazing year here at REW and, as I sit here on a plane bound for the T3 Summit, I have time to reflect on just how far we have come. More importantly, I get to feel the excitement of what I know is yet to come in our future! Here are some of the highlights: In the past year: Launched the industry's first 360 photo / video-enabled virtual reality website Launched REW Leads iOS a...

How do you compare to today's real estate agent?

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Curious to know how you're doing compared to most real estate agents? We were too! Real Estate Webmasters has the pleasure of working with some of the best real estate agents in the world. Our clients are passionate, enthusiastic, and often quite successful. But we wanted to get to know the entire real estate population better, and have a stronger understanding of what the average agent looks like. To achieve this goal, we hired an independent market research company to survey 300 acti...

Google is now migrating sites to mobile-first indexing

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Google told the world that it was going to transition to a mobile-first index in the coming quarters, and it looks like that time has come. Last week, Google announced that they have started to transition websites onto the new mobile-first index. Let's talk about what that means for you. What is the mobile-first index? Google has only ever had one version of its index, which is the database you're browsing every time you do a search on Google.com. This index is a super-directory of eve...

Introducing REW Leads for Android & our third winter release

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It's my pleasure to announce that REW's third winter release is complete and ready to be deployed! This mobile-focused update includes the formal unveiling of REW Leads for Android, a brand new feature for REW Leads for iOS, and new bug fixes for REW CRM. Let's break down each of these new benefits in a little more detail... REW Leads for Android is released Android users rejoice! We took REW Leads for Android out of Beta this morning and have officially released it into the wild via t...

Instagram for real estate: get leads & build your business on Instagram

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We recently conducted a poll on the closed Real Estate Webmasters group and Instagram was the second platform our clients spend the most time on. This isn't a surprise, since Instagram is such a casual, fun, and engaging way to connect with other people. And guess what, your potential clients feel that way too! People will follow anyone that they think is interesting or entertaining. As a real estate agent, Instagram is your opportunity to break down those metaphorical barriers and show b...

Recent changes in the Google Search Console

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If there's one universal truth about Google, it's that their search engine and web tools are constantly evolving. Yet, until recently, one tool had remained the same for far too long. It's been a delightful change to see that Google has started to roll out big changes to its Search Console (formerly Webmaster Tools) over the past few months, and it sounds like what we've seen so far is only just the beginning. Old Search Console: New Search Console: In addition to a sleek ne...

5 ways for Realtors to stand out online

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It's crowded. There's a lot going on in the online world, with a lot of voices trying to carve out their slice of the territory. It's easy to get swallowed up by all the websites, advertisements, offers, and noise. Yet, there are real estate agents who stand out from the crowd. They don't blend in. People know who they are and want to do business with them. Let's talk about how this can be you too. In today's post, we're going to share 5 tactics you can use to stand out online. 5. Inve...

5 reasons you should join us for REW Summit in Toronto

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REW Summit is an annual conference, hosted by Real Estate Webmasters, to help Realtors discover new ways to grow their business. This year, we're gathering in Toronto on June 14 and 15 to talk shop, network with top producers, and have some fun. Here are 5 reasons you should meet us there: 5. You'll learn actionable tips to grow your business If you're like most Realtors we know, you're always chasing the next goal, pushing the limits, and finding ways to grow your business. REW Summit...

Spring cleaning checklist for your REW website

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Spring has officially sprung, which means the busy buying and selling season is about to hit Realtors in most markets. We're confident you want to make this the best year ever, so it's time to ensure you're fully prepared to take on the seasonal crowds. Today, we're sharing a checklist to help you get started. Attract buyers & sellers to your site Now that people are going to start looking for properties in a serious way, you need to ensure you're the one they want to work with. Th...