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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…

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…

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…

Tips to make a brilliant first impression

There are 86,400 seconds in a day, and a first impression only takes up 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…

Refer often + give value = unimaginable success

We all know you’ve got to give referrals to receive them. And whether you’re referring…

Helping those who make the ultimate sacrifice

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

Transforming your website just got easier

You know it’s crucial to nail your online presence in today’s digital age. Not only…

Part 2: StreetText + Top Producer = powerful lead conversion

In 2016 we interviewed Matthew Nicolas and Reid Boles to find out how they are…

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…

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

In a recent Inman article, James Becker urged agents to play the long game instead…

5 steps to a healthy repeat & referral business

To say you’re in for a treat is an understatement, as successful agent, Leah Goldstein,…

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…

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…

High-touch, high-tech & a little candy

This week our own Ryan Green teamed up with real estate experts Greg McDaniel and…

#reconnect contest & that all-important connection

There are a few reasons why we run the #reconnect contest each month, all of…

Top Producer “likes” Facebook—simple marketing tips

A few weeks ago we showed you how easy it was to get your Top…

Landing pages 101

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

#reconnect contest & a match made in automaton heaven

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

Top Producer “likes” Facebook

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

Give your ‘databank’ a tune up this spring

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

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

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

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…

#reconnect – our latest winner

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we think there’s no better time to announce…

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…

#reconnect contest & the law of attraction

We launched the #reconnect contest back in November, and since then the most rewarding part…

Chris Smith Tip Series: Farming on Facebook

This week we’ve been bringing you tips from the record-breaking webinar we had with Chris…

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.…

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…

Upcoming Coaching Series: A blueprint for online lead conversion success

To kick the New Year off right, we’ve got an action-packed webinar for you! Join…

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…

#reconnect—we have a winner!

To quote our very first winner of the #reconnect contest: “I appreciate how the system…

Upcoming webinar: 12 days of Chris Smith

While the tips in our upcoming webinar might not be as shiny as 5 golden…

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…

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…

Your #1 source for new business

Your clients ♥ you. So much so, in fact, that when asked if they’d use…

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…

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…

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…

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

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

Early-bird pricing extended for this must-attend conference!

Get ready for the most important meeting you'll attend all year—the inaugural realtor.com® Results Summit…

Mailbag for July 13th

It’s no secret that Wednesday mornings are our favorite because we get to meet with…

SnApp now plays well with Top Producer CRM!

Psst, if you have a custom real estate app using SnApp, we’ve got some awesome…

Free webinar with Jim Marks—Simple Conversion Strategies

We want you to be the best real estate agent ever. That's why our recent webinars…

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…

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…

Mailbag for June 9th

We've been at these Office Hours webinars for awhile now. It's been over 1/2 a…

Can’t-miss webinar with Chris Smith

Anyone out there who doesn’t want to turn every listing into many more, please raise…

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…

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…

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…

Mailbag for May 4th

Our Office Hours webinars have been going swimmingly, thanks to some pretty awesome questions from…

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…

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…

Mailbag for April 12th

The middle of the week—some call it “Wonderful Wednesday”, others call it halfway to the…

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…

A website worthy of your story

First impressions matter, and in today’s world, many prospects will be forming them by checking…

Market Snapshot Trends–take 3

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

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…

Market Snapshot Trends–take 2

In case you missed it, a few weeks ago we introduced new Market Snapshot trends…

Market Snapshot trends—now better than ever

As a fabulous real estate agent with mad skills and knowledge, you've likely been asked…

Mailbag for Dec. 23rd

Happy 2016 everyone! We hope you had a relaxing holiday and are all set to…

Onwards and upwards in 2016

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

Mailbag for Dec. 14th

It's beginning to look a lot like... we may be on to something with the…

Best Practices #2: The Golden Rules of Lead Management

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

Mailbag for Nov. 30th

Have you been using Top Producer CRM and Market Snapshot for years and have a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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 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…

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!…

Introducing Top Producer Broker

We’re super excited to announce the release of a brand new productivity tool for brokers.…

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…

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…

Lead intel, automation and more, oh my!

If it feels like we just made some tweaks for you in Top Producer CRM,…

We created something special for you!

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

Latest Market Snapshot release—mobile anyone?

According to the National Association of Realtors, 89% of home shoppers use a mobile device…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Nope—one size does not fit all!

The single biggest mistake people make when choosing a technology solution—next to not using it,…

Client follow-up simplified

"Real estate agents build their business on referrals and repeat clients from satisfied buyers and…

Market Snapshot users—rejoice!

I gotta say that one of the best parts of my job is that when…

What should I look for in a CRM vendor?

Selecting a CRM platform can be a “make or break” decision for you and your…

A heads up for Google Chrome users

If you use Google Chrome to access Top Producer CRM on a Windows PC, we…

Build new relationships, but keep nurturing the old

Last week we talked about shaking up the dust bunnies and doing a little spring…

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…

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 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…

There’s no ‘R’ in Lead Management

Whenever I open an article about the real estate business these days, it seems like…

Calling all RE/MAX agents–neighborhood expertise awaits

Market Snapshot helps you effortlessly achieve the wow factor. Your clients receive attractive, engaging and…

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…

Crushing it in 2015—our fearless predictions

It’s that time of year where we kick back by the fire with a little…

Calling all Success with FiveStreet users (volume 3)

If you’ve had a chance to take a boo at volumes 1 & 2 of…

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…

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…

Calling all Success with FiveStreet users (volume 1)

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

Changes they are a comin’… for Market Snapshot

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

3 reasons clients hit the road & how to prevent it

Only 12% of consumers used the same agent. Source: NAR 2013 Survey of Buyers and…

Don’t miss a thing!

So why would you want to subscribe to our blog and follow us on social…

It all comes down to trust…

"How do I know which agent I can trust to help me and my family?"…

Stop the insanity–control your information flow

Back in the day, the key to productivity was time management. If you could master…

6 ways to turbocharge Market Snapshot

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

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…

Quick Snapshot just got quicker!

You know the benefit of sending snapshots to your leads and past clients, and Quick…

Are you winning at mobile marketing?

It’s no secret—mobile devices rule. Everywhere you look people are glued to them… They’re not…

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…

The oh-so-simple lead conversion plan

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

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…

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…

Now send Listing Alerts with your advanced snapshots!

This one’s for George, Mark, Sheila, Meredith and the countless others who asked for it!!…

Sending email to Gmail, AOL & Yahoo users? Fear rejection no more!

Yahoo, AOL and, most recently, Gmail made some changes to their security policies, and while…

Lock in new listings

Prospective sellers are naturally curious about market statistics in their area. If they are not…

Follow-up on the go just got easier!

We've made a couple of tweaks to Top Producer CRM on your mobile device to…

Back by popular demand-don’t miss this webinar!

Join Steve Pacinelli, Chris Smith and Jimmy Mackin (founders of Curaytor) as they talk about…

FiveStreet and Top Producer-a beautiful thing!

FiveStreet and Top Producer CRM have played well together for some time. We’re happy to…

Introducing SOLD listing alerts

Okay, so we know Listing Alerts truly are unique… Using the freshest MLS data, you…

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…

Ready to be the neighborhood expert?

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

This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship

Like peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, or scotch and ice, Market Snapshot and…

Sweeter than chocolate

Love is in the air, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you may…

Looking back on 2013

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

Ready to make lead magic happen?

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

Which lead providers do you support?

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

Email history united

We're really fired up about the updates we've been working on this month, and the…

Our latest tweaks

To be honest, this release pales in comparison to the one a month ago, but…

Turn your social media contacts into clients

So you’re perusing the latest adventures of Sophie on Facebook (her life is exciting!). You…

Can we call you the follow-up master?

Last post we promised that the next update was going to be a lot more…

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.…