Real Estate Webmasters

Career Spotlight: David, RPD Programmer

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David was nominated for our Career Spotlight by Vy, the Director of Product Development. David has held various roles at REW that have given him a really well-rounded view of the business, which his peers and the industry can benefit from learning about. He has also been recently promoted to lead of the Product Enhancement squad in Product Development. Hello David! What's your favourite thing about working at REW? Every day I come into work it's different. Something's different. And some...

Check out the first 3 Vision VR sites to go live

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Curious to see what the first few Vision sites look like? We were too!  It's always exciting to see our clients take their new sites live, and we love going through our clients' websites and seeing what creative twists were included. Now that we've taken the first step into VR with 360 photos, you can bet we were antsier than ever to see Vision sites out in the market. The result did not disappoint, and the first live sites are downright gorgeous. Without further ado, here are the...

Vision webinar: 360 photos, enhanced listings & more

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We're undeniably excited about our latest website, Vision, and think you will be too! Tim Collins, Director of Sales, and Michael Griffiths, lead programmer on the Vision project, got together to share several features of the brand new site and show you how to use them. Check out the video here: Quick video timeline guide Looking for more of a "how to" than a general demo? Skip straight to the feature you want to master: 2:30  VR introduction 3:20  360 photos 4:30&nb...

4 ways to enhance your lead workflow with REW CRM

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REW CRM was built to make real estate agents' jobs easier and we want to help you make the most of the CRM's lead management system. In this latest blog post, we're going to talk about how you can use REW CRM to improve your lead follow-up, amp up your efficiency, and close more deals! Check your Dashboard regularly Make a habit of checking your dashboard throughout the day, starting when you begin work, and again whenever you have a spare few minutes here and there. Your Dashboard pri...

The making of Vision: behind the scenes with Vision's lead developers

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Vision is the most visually stunning website we've ever created, and it was thanks to the hard work of several phenomenal people. We met up with the project's design lead, Phil Pond, and programming lead, Michael Griffiths, to find out what went on behind the scenes. Read on for a peak behind the scenes of our new Vision website. Please note this interview has been modified for length and continuity. What was the vision behind Vision? PP: The team's initial thoughts were around ...

IDX websites: what's the deal?

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If you're in the real estate space, you've likely heard the term "IDX". And if you're on this blog right now, you probably even know about "IDX websites". But do you really understand what IDX is, or what it means for your site? In this blog post, we're going to talk about what IDX is, why it exists, and how we use it to make awesome real estate websites. Let's get started! IDX is the abbreviated form of "Internet Data Exchange", and it's basically a set of rules and data feeds that...

Career Spotlight: Michal, Customer Service Rep

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1. What is your role here at REW? My role here at Real Estate Webmasters is "Customer Service Representative". We are the customers' first point of contact when it comes to questions or issues on their websites. 2. What is your fave thing about your position? My favourite thing about working in the CSR department is the variation in issues that come in on a daily basis, and the relationships I've built with our customer base. I love getting any issues related to the framework and ...

3 Reasons You Should Use Enhanced Listings

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Our newest site, Vision, lets you control your listings like never before. Using our Enhanced Listings feature, you can instantly improve the look of your listings and reap some phenomenal benefits in the process. Enhanced Listings allow you to take any of your own listings, and then enhance them with the click of a button. Enhanced Listings have a more stunning visual display, and allow for additional content, photos, and videos. This enables Realtors to put together a stronger listing, ...

Career Spotlight: Marley McGregor

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What would you say you do here? I am a Customer Service Representative - I assist clients with questions about their site and help find alternative solutions when possible! What's the most satisfying part of your job? The most satisfying part of my job would either be when you find the answer to an unusual support ticket or when you get a client from "I don't get this" to "Oh - this is easy!" What qualities do you think are important in a CSR? Patience and an appreciation for ...

The cost of PPC

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When deciding to start pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, one often considers the cost of running ads and what to expect from those ads. As experienced PPC service providers, “how much will PPC cost me?” is the number one question we get asked by our clients. Unfortunately, the answer’s not so simple. How Does PPC Work? Before we get into how much PPC will cost, it’s important to understand how PPC works. PPC ads are displayed on search result pages, Faceboo...