Tips, Tools and Apps for Real Estate Agents
The recent tablet and smart phone craze has made real estate agents realize how impossible it is not to be equipped with a mobile device and be connected to the digital world. Here 7 tips to help you do more in less time and the tools that’ll help you achieve that.
- Sanebox: Keep your emails organized.
- Sanebox manages and classifies your mail into what’s important and what isn’t by using algorithms.
- Evernote: Make note tracking enjoyable and easy to remember.
- You can jot down notes, store documents, record audio and take photos.
- Your files are stored in a cloud, so you can access them in any computer or mobile device.
- You can use it for both business and personal items by placing your notes in different “notebooks”.
- Action Method: Organize your to-do lists.
- This online app helps you coordinate your to-do lists as well as track and delegate your tasks.
- Action Method has three color codes: Orange, Blue and Grey.
- Use this to classify tasks that need and should be done that day, tasks that should be done by that day but can be pushed back a day, and tasks you’d ideally like to get done by that day but can be set aside tentatively.
- TripIt: Make traveling a breeze.
- If you’re a real estate professional who travels a lot, this app is for you.
- Forward your confirmation emails to their service and it automatically creates your travel itinerary.
- YouMail: Have your voicemails transcribed automatically.
- YouMail transcribes your voicemail messages and sends them to you via email or text.
- One particular feature YouMail users appreciate is Call Receipts where callers immediately get a response and be addressed by their first name when their call isn’t picked up. This makes the caller feel important and appreciated.
- HootSuite: Put your social networks into one place.
- HootSuite lets you manage your social network accounts in one place.
- One useful feature is setting the date and time when updates or statuses get published. You won’t have any problem with sharing overkill.
- Pinterest: An eye-candy way to share home photos and designs.
- Pinterest has recently launched its business page feature; and one of their new tools is website verification where the website on your profile will have a checkmark beside it.
- Having this assures users that they’re on the official Pinterest page of your real estate business.
- Pinterest has also rolled out buttons and widgets for your website so your Pinterest profile can be easily accessed.
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