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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…

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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…

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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…

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Tips to make a brilliant first impression

There are 86,400 seconds in a day, and a first impression only takes up 7…

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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…

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Refer often + give value = unimaginable success

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

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Helping those who make the ultimate sacrifice

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Transforming your website just got easier

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

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Part 2: StreetText + Top Producer = powerful lead conversion

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

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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…

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

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

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5 steps to a healthy repeat & referral business

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

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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…

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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…

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High-touch, high-tech & a little candy

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

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#reconnect contest & that all-important connection

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

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Landing pages 101

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

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#reconnect contest & a match made in automaton heaven

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

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Top Producer “likes” Facebook

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

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Give your ‘databank’ a tune up this spring

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

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

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

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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…

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#reconnect – our latest winner

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

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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…

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#reconnect contest & the law of attraction

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

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Chris Smith Tip Series: Farming on Facebook

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

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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#reconnect—we have a winner!

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

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Upcoming webinar: 12 days of Chris Smith

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

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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…

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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…

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Your #1 source for new business

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

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

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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…

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Mailbag for July 13th

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

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SnApp now plays well with Top Producer CRM!

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

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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…

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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…

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Mailbag for June 9th

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

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Can’t-miss webinar with Chris Smith

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Mailbag for May 4th

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

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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…

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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…

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Mailbag for April 12th

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

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A website worthy of your story

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

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Market Snapshot Trends–take 3

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

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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…

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Market Snapshot Trends–take 2

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

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Market Snapshot trends—now better than ever

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

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Mailbag for Dec. 23rd

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

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Onwards and upwards in 2016

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

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Mailbag for Dec. 14th

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

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Best Practices #2: The Golden Rules of Lead Management

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

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Mailbag for Nov. 30th

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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!…

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Introducing Top Producer Broker

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

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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…

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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…

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Lead intel, automation and more, oh my!

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

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We created something special for you!

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

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Latest Market Snapshot release—mobile anyone?

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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Nope—one size does not fit all!

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

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Client follow-up simplified

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

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Market Snapshot users—rejoice!

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

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What should I look for in a CRM vendor?

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

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A heads up for Google Chrome users

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

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Build new relationships, but keep nurturing the old

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

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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…

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Time to clear the dust bunnies from your database

Spring is in the air, and so is a Supermoon, solar eclipse, and …drum roll……

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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…

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There’s no ‘R’ in Lead Management

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

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Calling all RE/MAX agents–neighborhood expertise awaits

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

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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…

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Crushing it in 2015—our fearless predictions

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

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Calling all Success with FiveStreet users (volume 3)

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

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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…

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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…

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Calling all Success with FiveStreet users (volume 1)

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

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Changes they are a comin’… for Market Snapshot

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

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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…

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Don’t miss a thing!

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

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It all comes down to trust…

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

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Stop the insanity–control your information flow

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

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6 ways to turbocharge Market Snapshot

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

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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…

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Quick Snapshot just got quicker!

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

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Are you winning at mobile marketing?

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

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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…

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The oh-so-simple lead conversion plan

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

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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…

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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…

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Now send Listing Alerts with your advanced snapshots!

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

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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…

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Lock in new listings

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

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Follow-up on the go just got easier!

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

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

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

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FiveStreet and Top Producer-a beautiful thing!

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

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Introducing SOLD listing alerts

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

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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…

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Ready to be the neighborhood expert?

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

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This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship

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

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Sweeter than chocolate

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

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Looking back on 2013

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

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Ready to make lead magic happen?

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

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Which lead providers do you support?

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

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Email history united

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

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Our latest tweaks

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

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Turn your social media contacts into clients

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

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Can we call you the follow-up master?

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

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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.…

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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…

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Introducing Important Dates, Contact Permissions and more

From delightful reasons to connect to follow-up simplified, this latest release has you covered. Read…

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