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Text Marketing Arrives at IXACT Contact
Have you ever considered how heavily our lives center around texting and our mobile phones? We rely on our mobile phones for just about anything, whether it is for entertainment purposes, for faster communication, safety, and even to pass time by while waiting in a long lineup! In other words, the mobile phone is a constant part of our daily lives, more so than any other device. In fact, text messaging is one of the most heavily used forms of communication, given that it takes no more than four minutes for someone to reply to a text message and has an astounding open rate of 98%. On the other hand, email communication can take up to 48 hours with an open rate of usually 20%! At IXACT Contact, we know this is a vital aspect of your real estate business and brand. Introducing Text Marketing at IXACT Contact That's why we are thrilled to share the launch of our newest feature with; Text Marketing! With an astounding 30% of all home searches being done through mobile phone, text marketing is crucial. With this newest feature available to you right at your fingertips (literally), you can connect with your leads and past clients with ease. You will also be able to maintain and nurture relationships with your current and active customers, in just a matter of seconds. Your real estate business will flourish and you will stay current and top-of-mind with all of your contacts! With IXACT Contact's Text Marketing tool, text messaging can be programmed into your daily tasks. As a result, you will experience less stress with the prospect of communicating with your contacts, which can be time-consuming. IXACT Contact's Text Marketing tool puts your user first and ensures that your real-estate business and network grows. You can set a personalized text message to a targeted group of contacts, as well as engage with contacts via text, directly from the contact's profile page on your CRM. Additionally, you may set up a text auto-responder in order to immediately respond to leads in which your IXACT Contact CRM captures. This way, you will never have a lead slip through the cracks. You can also record outgoing text messages as well as replies to your IXACT Contact texting phone number on each contact's communication history. This results in a more complete history of your conversations with your contacts than ever before. Any important details throughout the conversation will go into your IXACT Contact database for future use. This way, you can always go back to your communication history and never leave out an important detail. Your leads will be nurtured, your connection with your clients will be stronger than ever, and you will build life-long relationships. Summary Text Marketing is becoming a large component of a real estate agent's daily schedule and we want to ensure that it fits into your lifestyle as well. Combined with a next-generation real estate CRM tool, Text Marketing will ensure that your clients and leads remember you! Automated social media marketing, a monthly e-newsletter, daily task reminders, greeting cards, and other forms of communication, will enhance the effectiveness of our Text Marketing tool. As a result, your contacts will reach out to you or refer you to anyone in their social sphere. It's like the cherry on top of a cake! Stay top-of-mind, organized, current, and achieve your goals, with IXACT Contact's Text Marketing feature! Start Using our Text Marketing Feature To start using IXACT Contact's Text Marketing feature, you will need to purchase your own texting phone number. For only $5 a month, you can take advantage of using this service to cater to your clients. Every month, you will have an allotment of 100 text messages at no additional cost. You may also purchase more text messages as well. To take advantage of Text Marketing, please give us a call at 1.866.665.0018 or email us at [email protected] Don't have an IXACT Contact account, give us a try and sign up for your Free 5-week trial today, risk-free. We also encourage you to watch our Text Marketing Tutorial which will help you get started with Text Marketing! You won't regret it! To view the original post, visit the IXACT Contact blog.
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W+R Studios Announces New Cloud Streams Complete with Redesigned User Interface, New Activity Stream, and Improved User Experience
Updated design inspired by social media will feel new, yet familiar and activity streams help agents and buyers work better together. HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (April 16, 2019) - Real estate software company W+R Studios announced today the release of a new version of Cloud Streams. Since launching in 2014, Cloud Streams has become the leading listing alert tool for real estate agents and brokers in North America. Agents can easily connect buyers to new listings by setting up streams based on buyer criteria and delivering alerts via text message. The new Cloud Streams has an updated UI giving agents an even more seamless process for adding new clients and creating streams. Now at a glance, Agents can now see client activity, preview sent alerts as well as see any client comments. The process for creating a stream in Cloud Streams has also been simplified. Plus, a singular search bar has been added to make selecting an area by zip code or map quick and easy. "We launched Cloud Streams five years ago with the goal of helping agents deliver the fastest listing alerts to their buyers - and it's done exactly that. But it was time for a refresh," stated W+R Studios co-founder Greg Robertson. "We think our design team has knocked it out of the park. Agents are going to love the new look and feel, activity streams and ease of use," concluded Mr. Robertson. To find out more about the new Cloud Streams visit http://cloudagentsuite.com. About W+R Studios Founded in 2008, W+R Studios is a privately held web software company located in Huntington Beach, California. The company focuses on creating the next generation of web-based software solutions for the real estate industry. By providing a "less is more" approach to software design, elegant user interfaces, and using the latest in agile programming, W+R Studios' software applications are at the same time powerful, yet accessible to everyone. Co-founders Dan Woolley and Greg Robertson have over 26 years of experience each developing and marketing real estate software solutions.
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IXACT Contact Introduces Text Marketing
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Realtor.com Launches Texting Option to Connect Homebuyers and Agents Quickly
New mobile text messaging feature uses personalized outreach to connect consumers to a real estate professional SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 11, 2018 -- Realtor.com®, the Home of Home Search, today announced a new text messaging feature that helps facilitate a real-time connection between home shoppers and real estate professionals - the first feature of its kind among digital real estate companies. Consumers can now use SMS to indicate their interest in a property to a realtor.com® representative, who will then match and connect them to a real estate professional on the phone. "We believe that real estate professionals play a vital role in the home buyer's journey, and with 78 percent of realtor.com® users searching for homes on a mobile device, sending a text message to connect with a professional is a simple, effective extension of the consumer's existing mobile shopping experience," said Chung Meng Cheong, chief product officer at realtor.com®. "Our new text message feature helps facilitate a more natural and rapid connection between prospective home buyers and real estate professionals , which will expedite the consumer's home buying journey." To access realtor.com®'s mobile texting feature, simply tap the "Text" button on a listing page to begin interacting with realtor.com®. A realtor.com® representative will schedule a time to chat on the phone to learn about the consumer's needs and connect them with a real estate professional that best meets their needs. Realtor.com®'s mobile text message feature is available on mobile web and the realtor.com® iOS app, and will be expanding to the company's Android app in the coming weeks. About realtor.com® Realtor.com®, The Home of Home Search, offers an extensive inventory of for-sale and rental listings, and access to information, tools and professional expertise that help people move confidently through every step of their home journey. It pioneered the world of digital real estate 20 years ago, and today is the trusted resource for home buyers, sellers and dreamers by making all things home simple, efficient and enjoyable. Realtor.com® is operated by News Corp [Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA] [ASX: NWS, NWSLV] subsidiary Move, Inc. under a perpetual license from the National Association of REALTORS®. For more information, visit realtor.com®.
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