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3 reasons clients hit the road & how to prevent it

Did you know that only 12% of recent consumers used an agent that they had worked with in the past…

Managing your online presence just got easier!

In today’s digital world, many prospects will be forming their first impression of you by checking you out online. They’ll…

10 Tips for a Recession-Resistant Business: Part 2

In Part 1 of our series on how to build a recession-resistant business, we outlined the first five strategies shared…

10 tips for a recession-resistant business: Part 1

In today’s digital world, the majority of home buyers start their search online. And when it comes to the qualities…

Here’s where investing in customer experience will get you

Meet Chris, a Real Estate Broker with RE/MAX in North Carolina. Working in a beautiful vacation community in an office just…

The fight against spam—we’re all in this together

A series of recent unfortunate events surrounding email deliverability and spam have caused us to make changes in Top Producer®…

Tips to make a brilliant first impression

There are 86,400 seconds in a day, and a first impression only takes up 7 of them. In those 7…

March Madness: 5 steps to a lead conversion slam dunk

If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of the 70 million who filled out a NCAA Basketball Tournament March Madness…

Refer often + give value = unimaginable success

We all know you’ve got to give referrals to receive them. And whether you’re referring another agent or hooking your…

Helping those who make the ultimate sacrifice

When you care more about the people rather than the numbers, it shows. And when your perseverance allows you to…

A 4-step strategy to warm up cold leads

It’s a new year and we think the perfect time to warm up those frostbitten leads in your database. And…

A great big business starts with building a great small one first

With the New Year upon us, you’re no doubt thinking of ways you’re going to crush it this year. We’ve…

Technology’s answer to consumer expectations in 2018

It’s no secret that today’s digital world is creating an empowered consumer. Forrester summed it up nicely: “Technology, information and…

Sometimes I think real estate agents should wear capes

We’ve had the pleasure of telling some of your stories over the last year through our #reconnect contest, and while…

Transforming your website just got easier

You know it’s crucial to nail your online presence in today’s digital age. Not only do 95% of buyers use…

Part 2: StreetText + Top Producer = powerful lead conversion

In 2016 we interviewed Matthew Nicolas and Reid Boles to find out how they are using Top Producer® CRM and…

5 scripts to bypass objections & land that 1st meeting

When it comes to leads, it’s all about getting that first meeting. And the initial telephone call is your ticket…

The key to success: Value first, follow-up second

In a recent Inman article, James Becker urged agents to play the long game instead of the short one: So…

5 steps to a healthy repeat & referral business

To say you’re in for a treat is an understatement, as successful agent, Leah Goldstein, shares the secrets to how…

4 simple ways to drum up business & the scripts to do it

It’s halfway through the year, and if you’re like most of us, it’s been a while since you’ve taken a…

Seller lead gen made easy with Market Snapshot & your database

If we’re lucky, what we do in our professional lives makes a difference in the lives of those we serve.…

High-touch, high-tech & a little candy

This week our own Ryan Green teamed up with real estate experts Greg McDaniel and Matt Johnson to bring you…

#reconnect contest & that all-important connection

There are a few reasons why we run the #reconnect contest each month, all of which come down to inspiration…

Top Producer “likes” Facebook—simple marketing tips

A few weeks ago we showed you how easy it was to get your Top Producer CRM contacts into Facebook.…

Landing pages 101

We all know that in order to succeed in business, you must market yourself. You post to Facebook consistently, write…

#reconnect contest & a match made in automaton heaven

What do a genie, best practices and an automaton have in common? Why they’re all important parts of our latest…

Top Producer “likes” Facebook

If one of your goals is nailing it with Facebook ads, good news—we’re here to help you do it. But…

Give your ‘databank’ a tune up this spring

In an interview with Chris Smith, Mark Spain once said “Don’t think of it as a database; think of it…

#reconnect: your database + Follow-up Coach = success

This one’s all about inspiration, folks. We had some amazing submissions this past month, and we want to thank each…

Ask and you shall receive—the latest Market Snapshot tweaks

Present company excluded, nothing tells the story of what’s going on in the market better than Market Snapshot, and together,…

#reconnect – our latest winner

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we think there’s no better time to announce our latest #reconnect winner. Admittedly…

Got seller leads from the Chris Smith tip series? Great—here’s how to convert them.

So you’ve scored some seller leads using the tips Chris Smith outlined in our webinar in December. Nice work. Now…

#reconnect contest & the law of attraction

We launched the #reconnect contest back in November, and since then the most rewarding part of our day has been…

Chris Smith Tip Series: Farming on Facebook

This week we’ve been bringing you tips from the record-breaking webinar we had with Chris Smith in December. Happy Wednesday…

Chris Smith Tip Series: The 9-word email

The first tip in this series focused on how to connect with your peeps on Facebook Messenger. This next tip is all…

Chris Smith Tip Series: Connecting with your past clients and sphere on Facebook

The holidays have come and gone (sniff), but the ideas from our record-breaking webinar in December—the 12 Days of Chris…

Tips (and winners!) from the 12 Days of Chris Smith—revealed

What's more festive and merry than Chris Smith and our own Ryan Green in Santa hats? Not much, except the…

#reconnect—we have a winner!

To quote our very first winner of the #reconnect contest: “I appreciate how the system is working for me.” And…

GeographicFarm partners with Top Producer CRM to convert more leads

A recent Inman article on how to achieve farming success gave this sage advice: We couldn’t agree more, which is…

Psst, are you getting ready to send a daylight saving reminder?

It’s that time of year again. That time when, for one magical night, we get to enjoy an extra hour…

Your #1 source for new business

Your clients ♥ you. So much so, in fact, that when asked if they’d use the same agent again, 72%…

We’ve got a new way for you to connect with us!

It’s not only millennials that prefer text over talk. Text and instant messaging are way more appealing than phone calls to…

Wait no longer—your sleek new Top Producer Website awaits!

To those that have been using Top Producer Websites circa 2016, we have some great news for you! First off,…

Stay ahead of competitors on Facebook with StreetText and Top Producer

It's no secret that Facebook ads have the potential to become your secret weapon in a competitive market, and our…

Now here—your gorgeous website + IDX search = value (& conversion)

Some things are just meant to be together, like your gorgeous website that so eloquently tells your story and the…

Mailbag for July 13th

It’s no secret that Wednesday mornings are our favorite because we get to meet with you during our Office Hours webinars.…

SnApp now plays well with Top Producer CRM!

Psst, if you have a custom real estate app using SnApp, we’ve got some awesome news for you—your app now…

Using the power of the hero image to tell your story

We're super excited about our latest update to Top Producer Websites! Here are 2 tweaks that will no doubt help…

Market Snapshot landing pages—not just for sellers anymore!

Time flies when you’re having fun… It’s been over a year since we first introduced you to the beautiful Market Snapshot…

Mailbag for June 9th

We've been at these Office Hours webinars for awhile now. It's been over 1/2 a year since our 1st one,…

From showings to fun in the sun, Calendar Feed has you covered

Just in time for your busy summer schedules—you can now add your Top Producer CRM calendar to your Outlook 2016…

Are you making informed business decisions?

I'm a fan of old school—don’t get me wrong… I like a good rolodex as much as the next girl, and…

Office 365—just a click or 2 will do

If you use Office 365, go ahead—do a little happy dance. You can now seamlessly manage your Office 365 contacts…

Mailbag for May 4th

Our Office Hours webinars have been going swimmingly, thanks to some pretty awesome questions from our loyal listeners. We’re well…

Market Snapshot mobile tweaks—small but they pack a punch

Sometimes the smallest changes make the biggest difference, and when we set out to work on our latest Market Snapshot…

LeadsBridge—bridging the gap between your Facebook leads & Top Producer CRM

No doubt you’ve heard about the new Facebook Lead Ads—they’ve completely revolutionized lead gen. And now, thanks to LeadsBridge, we’re…

Mailbag for April 12th

The middle of the week—some call it “Wonderful Wednesday”, others call it halfway to the weekend. Whatever your outlook, we…

Top Producer CRM—it all begins with making it your own

Perhaps you bought Top Producer CRM because you know its intuitive and responsive intelligence will guide you through past client…

A website worthy of your story

First impressions matter, and in today’s world, many prospects will be forming them by checking out your website. To nail…

Market Snapshot Trends–take 3

Your clients have enlisted your expertise to help them sell their largest asset. Not only do you want to get…

Simplifying Lead Management with Top Producer CRM and Spacio

Our first post in the new Product Spotlight series, where we'll give you a heads up about the latest tools that…

Market Snapshot Trends–take 2

In case you missed it, a few weeks ago we introduced new Market Snapshot trends that help tell the story…

Market Snapshot trends—now better than ever

As a fabulous real estate agent with mad skills and knowledge, you've likely been asked these questions once or twice…

Mailbag for Dec. 23rd

Happy 2016 everyone! We hope you had a relaxing holiday and are all set to kick some real estate bootie…

Onwards and upwards in 2016

It's that time of year again—the time to reflect on the year that's passed and look forward to what's going…

Mailbag for Dec. 14th

It's beginning to look a lot like... we may be on to something with the Office Hour webinars! The turnout…

Best Practices #2: The Golden Rules of Lead Management

We all know lead generation is a crucial component of a healthy pipeline, and considerable time and money is spent…

Mailbag for Nov. 30th

Have you been using Top Producer CRM and Market Snapshot for years and have a few burning questions you haven’t…

Listing & sold alerts—now delivered in 1 sweet package

Here's a little something sweet to go with your Thanksgiving dinner... Now there’s no denying that Listing Alerts and Market…

Exporting contacts out of your CRM just got simpler

Alright, so it's a small release with a few tiny updates, but like all good relationships, you asked—we listened. Here…

Market Snapshot landing page + Facebook = click city

For those still suffering from a post-Hallowe'en sugar crash, here's a simple yet powerful tip to give you a little…

Best Practices Series #1: It starts with your database

We're kicking off the first in a series of best practices and tips on how to use our products to…

Brokers, are you ready for the inside scoop?

We're happy to report—pun intended—that you're going to get it. Top Producer Broker now includes the report intel you've been…

You’re just 4 steps away from CRM intelligence

Top Producer CRM's strength lies in the intuitive and responsive intelligence it has to offer, so we've laid out 4…

Facebook update and how it affects Top Producer CRM

If you use the social media feature in Top Producer CRM, you’ll know that you haven’t been able to do…

The new responsive Market Snapshot—this is just the beginning

We recently released the new responsive Market Snapshot, and the numbers don’t lie—consumers are loving it! Here are a few…

Psst—the Top Producer CRM and Market Snapshot changes are live…

Just in case you missed it last week, we announced some pretty cool changes to Top Producer CRM and Market…

Top Producer CRM and Market Snapshot team up to make you more responsive than ever

On their own they most definitely pack a punch, but together Top Producer CRM and Market Snapshot take achieving effortless…

From 0 to 5 million leads: The Journey

We’ve reached a significant milestone—more than 5 million leads have made the journey through FiveStreet! We couldn’t be happier and…

Introducing Top Producer Broker

We’re super excited to announce the release of a brand new productivity tool for brokers. Meet Top Producer Broker—the tool…

Common Market Snapshot puzzlers and what to do about them

We really want you to succeed with Market Snapshot. We really do. And if you follow a few simple guidelines,…

Walking the walk—Market Snapshot now delivers the walkability info your clients crave

It’s no secret that walkability has become an extremely important factor to consumers looking to buy a home. And who…

Lead intel, automation and more, oh my!

If it feels like we just made some tweaks for you in Top Producer CRM, we did! And we're here…

We created something special for you!

In July of last year, we introduced the Oh-so-simple lead conversion plan—a simple recipe to help you effortlessly convert your…

Latest Market Snapshot release—mobile anyone?

According to the National Association of Realtors, 89% of home shoppers use a mobile device during their search. Couple that…

Top Producer CRM tweaks to help you work smarter–not harder–this summer

We’ve made a few updates to Top Producer CRM we want to let you know about. Nothing earth shattering, but…

Hot off the press–July 4th templates just for you…

Just in time for your 4th of July mailings (hopefully!). We've added a few new templates to Top Producer CRM,…

Tips from Chris Smith & Jimmy Mackin you won’t want to miss (Part 2)

As promised, here’s the 2nd part to our 3-part series—tips from Chris Smith and Jimmy Mackin. This one is all…

Tips from Chris Smith & Jimmy Mackin you won’t want to miss (Part 1)

We had an awesome webinar last week with Curaytor founders, Chris Smith and Jimmy Mackin. Brad Inman once referred to…

Nope—one size does not fit all!

The single biggest mistake people make when choosing a technology solution—next to not using it, of course—is choosing one that…

Client follow-up simplified

"Real estate agents build their business on referrals and repeat clients from satisfied buyers and sellers." * *NAR 2014 Profile…

Market Snapshot users—rejoice!

I gotta say that one of the best parts of my job is that when our team does some pretty…

What should I look for in a CRM vendor?

Selecting a CRM platform can be a “make or break” decision for you and your business. Choose right, and you’ll…

A heads up for Google Chrome users

If you use Google Chrome to access Top Producer CRM on a Windows PC, we have some news for you.…

Build new relationships, but keep nurturing the old

Last week we talked about shaking up the dust bunnies and doing a little spring cleaning in your database. We…

Your favorite Top Producer® products are now in the RE/MAX® Launchpad!

As a RE/MAX® INTEGRA Agent or Broker, you use the RE/MAX® Launchpad for quick and easy access to all of…

Time to clear the dust bunnies from your database

Spring is in the air, and so is a Supermoon, solar eclipse, and …drum roll… THE SPRING MARKET! So giddy-up…

The cat is officially out of the bag now—the letter editor changes are here!

Last week we gave you a heads up about some upcoming changes to the way you edit your letters. We're…

There’s no ‘R’ in Lead Management

Whenever I open an article about the real estate business these days, it seems like someone is launching another CRM…

Calling all RE/MAX agents–neighborhood expertise awaits

Market Snapshot helps you effortlessly achieve the wow factor. Your clients receive attractive, engaging and relevant snapshots about their area…

Want to make your Market Snapshot open rates soar?

Not to toot any horns, but we’ve gotta say that the click-through rates for Market Snapshot are pretty awesome. (‘Click-through…

Crushing it in 2015—our fearless predictions

It’s that time of year where we kick back by the fire with a little eggnog (& rum perhaps) and…

Calling all Success with FiveStreet users (volume 3)

If you’ve had a chance to take a boo at volumes 1 & 2 of this series, FiveStreet, Top Producer…

Wait no longer–the anticipated Market Snapshot changes are here!

We've now released the exciting Market Snapshot changes we gave you a sneak preview of in October. You gave us…

Calling all Success with FiveStreet users (volume 2)

Alright, so we've set up FiveStreet following the details in Volume 1. Now we're ready to move on to Top…

Calling all Success with FiveStreet users (volume 1)

To those who have recently purchased the ‘Success Suite with FiveStreet’ bundle, congrats! We're happy to have you on board…

Changes they are a comin’… for Market Snapshot

Update as of October 30th: After we sent this out, a number of you gave us valuable feedback, so we…

Don’t miss a thing!

So why would you want to subscribe to our blog and follow us on social media? I know what you’re…

It all comes down to trust…

"How do I know which agent I can trust to help me and my family?" This is one of the…

Stop the insanity–control your information flow

Back in the day, the key to productivity was time management. If you could master it, success would be yours.…

6 ways to turbocharge Market Snapshot

Consumers have a lot of options when it comes to finding info these days, so you purchased Market Snapshot to…

Want to know who your biggest snapshot fans are?

You’re wowing your new leads and present clients with timely, accurate and engaging Market Snapshots and Listing Alerts. You’re also…

Quick Snapshot just got quicker!

You know the benefit of sending snapshots to your leads and past clients, and Quick Snapshot makes it super easy…

Are you winning at mobile marketing?

It’s no secret—mobile devices rule. Everywhere you look people are glued to them… They’re not only messaging, watching (a lot…

Get the inside scoop on the Listing Alerts you send

For those of you using Market Snapshot, we hope you’re reaping the benefits of the Listing Alerts we released a…

The oh-so-simple lead conversion plan

So you’ve got a new lead—congrats! Now all you need to do is build the trust that will convert them…

New summer-themed email templates make follow-up a breeze

We’ve got 3 new summer templates you can use to keep in touch with your clients this summer! So you…

Are you thinking about Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)?

  The laws in Canada have gotten tough on SPAM. While this will be nice for our Inboxes, unless you’re…

Now send Listing Alerts with your advanced snapshots!

This one’s for George, Mark, Sheila, Meredith and the countless others who asked for it!! We’re super excited to tell…

Lock in new listings

Prospective sellers are naturally curious about market statistics in their area. If they are not quite ready to list, sending…

Follow-up on the go just got easier!

We've made a couple of tweaks to Top Producer CRM on your mobile device to make follow-up a snap! Back…

FiveStreet and Top Producer-a beautiful thing!

FiveStreet and Top Producer CRM have played well together for some time. We’re happy to report they just got a…

Introducing SOLD listing alerts

Okay, so we know Listing Alerts truly are unique… Using the freshest MLS data, you (effortlessly) tell your clients the…

You’re minutes away from sending your first snapshot

So you’ve got Market Snapshot—good move! Now you’re ready to send attractive snapshots to your clients and up-to-the minute alerts…

Ready to be the neighborhood expert?

So you're armed with Market Snapshot and can't wait to become the neighborhood expert. Let's take a quick stroll down…

This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship

Like peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, or scotch and ice, Market Snapshot and Listing Alerts are the beginning…

Sweeter than chocolate

Love is in the air, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you may soon find yourself searching for…

Looking back on 2013

It’s the time of year where we sit back and take a look at the year that’s just passed. It…

Ready to make lead magic happen?

You get leads from a multitude of sources. Is it too much to ask that they all come in to…

Which lead providers do you support?

Excellent question! We currently support over 140 lead providers. And without further ado, here they are...   The key to…

Email history united

We're really fired up about the updates we've been working on this month, and the pre-Halloween candy has nothing to…

Our latest tweaks

To be honest, this release pales in comparison to the one a month ago, but hey, tweaks and enhancements that…

Turn your social media contacts into clients

So you’re perusing the latest adventures of Sophie on Facebook (her life is exciting!). You wonder why you haven’t added…

Can we call you the follow-up master?

Last post we promised that the next update was going to be a lot more exciting... And like kids on…

Top Producer® CRM – A Whole New Follow-Up Experience

We’re so excited about our upcoming release, we wanted to give you a sneak peek. Get ready to be introduced…

Working with contacts just got a wee bit easier

Okay, so it's not a huge release, but we hope our tweaks make your life a little easier. First, we've…

Introducing Important Dates, Contact Permissions and more

From delightful reasons to connect to follow-up simplified, this latest release has you covered. Read on to see what we’ve…