Technology

Cloud software explained, in plain English

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Last Updated on May 14, 2020 Still foggy on what cloud computing actually means? Here’s the definitive guide to what it means to be in the cloud, and why it’s such a big deal. Cloud software is… Cloud software is any software that lives on the internet. Instead of downloading a copy of a program…

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Facebook Pixel for absolute beginners

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Last Updated on July 29, 2019 Have you ever wondered how that pair of shoes you viewed online starts following you around on Facebook for weeks after you left the site? The answer is Facebook Pixel. We’re going to show you why it’s a great tool for real estate agencies, and where to go to…

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4 Real estate website trends to watch

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Last Updated on May 1, 2020 We love beautiful web design. After all, it’s what our WebChoice designers do for a living. To stay ahead of the competition, we’re always looking out for real estate websites that inspire, awe and (occasionally) entertain us. This is what we’ve seen so far this year. 1. Smarter mobile…

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How to change property owner details without duplicating entries

Change Owner Property Details Console Cloud

Last Updated on May 1, 2020 It’s common enough for a rental property in your portfolio to be sold to a new owner, and of course it’s great news when they decide to keep managing it through your business. Hooray—you’re not losing money. The difficulty with a change in ownership, of course, arrives at the…

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5 Productivity hacks to live by this financial year

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Last Updated on May 1, 2020 New financial year, new you. If you’re a property manager looking for ways to boost your productivity and bottom line this financial year, we’ve got you covered. Let’s begin with a hard truth: Just say no is unhelpful advice. Chances are, you’ve already heard of its managerial equivalent, also known as…

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7 Signs it’s time to refresh your website

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Last Updated on May 1, 2020 If you suspect your agency’s website might not be bringing in as much business as it should, you’re probably right. It’s been drummed into us for at least the last 15 years: the purpose of a real estate agency’s website is to get more business. For a website to do…

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5 things you may not know about Console Cloud

Console Cloud Facts

Last Updated on May 1, 2020 Here at Console, we’ve been busy with many recent enhancements and additions to our Cloud property management product. Here are 5 enhancements we’ve recently released that you may not be aware of: #1. Emails are now delivered under your agency’s name Now when you send any emails through Console…

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How technology is changing the way we manage property

Technology & Property Management

Last Updated on January 23, 2019 PropTech (Property or Real Estate Technology) Last year, “FinTech” (Financial Technology) was the buzzword of the moment for tech organisations and enthusiasts, an exciting  prospect for where to invest your money in the hopes of making more. This year, “PropTech” (Property or Real Estate Technology) is the thing everyone…

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Turn Social Referrals into Customers with a CRM

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Last Updated on May 14, 2020 USING A CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT TOOL We recently spoke about how you can use your social media platform to get new referrals. But, how do you keep them interested and ultimately turn them into customers? You’ve put all of these tips into place, and you’ve gained a heap of new referral…

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Real Estate Websites: What does yours say about you?

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Last Updated on May 14, 2020 Successful businesses understand that their brand and how it’s interpreted by the consumer online in the digital arena plays a major part in the performance of the company. Your brand and its identity is how a customer perceives you, and differentiates you from the rest of the pack. While…

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6 Tips to best practice SMS marketing

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Last Updated on May 1, 2020 Australia has more mobile phones than people. It’s not news to us that smartphone and tablet use has skyrocketed in the last decade, giving rise to new, improved and point-in-time communications between consumers. Statistics still show that consumption and usage of mobile devices continue to rapidly increase, and for…

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