RLS2000 would like to congratulate our Employee of the Month for the month of November, 2016, Robin Breeds. Robin leads our Support department and plays a large role in the day-to-day operations at RLS2000. Robin knows our company and our customers inside and out and her insights make her an invaluable member of our team.
Robin is the main point of contact for most of our customers and represents the company as a whole on a daily basis. RLS2000 customers and employees alike hold Robin in high regard and we are happy to acknowledge all of her hard work. Over the month of November, especially, Robin extended a helping hand to not only ensure the highest possible customer satisfaction but also to support her co-workers.
“Robin is a true cornerstone here at RLS2000, our team as well as our customer base lean on her heavily for guidance and support. Her years of experience and in-depth knowledge of our products allow her to provide outstanding customer service,” says General Manager Tom Borish. “Robin is a true team player, always offering a helpful hand to her coworkers while still keeping up with her own work load."
Please offer your congratulations to Robin Breeds, our November 2016 Employee of the Month. This recognition is well deserved, thank you for all that you do for the RLS2000 team and our clients.
Please welcome our newest employee, Melinda Collins.
We are proud to announce Melinda as the newest member of RLS2000’s Design Team in the role of Web Producer. Melinda’s background makes her a perfect fit for our company and she has already made a great addition to our organization in the short time she’s been with us.
Melinda is from Hopkinton, Massachusetts. Having attended Framingham State University, Melinda holds a degree in Studio Art, with a concentration in Graphic Design.
Melinda’s specialties include web design/development and graphic design. Melinda enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Her hobbies include yoga, traveling, and photography.
Welcome to the team, Melinda!
Dear valued RLS2000 customer,
We wanted to let you know that we have been acquired by Elm Street Technology. Everything you know and love about RLS2000 will remain the same. This acquisition will propel us forward for growth and to be able to deliver you more solutions to the real estate industry. The official press release, which you'll see on many national press websites today, is below.
Greensboro, NC - October 11, 2016 - Two best-in-class acquisitions, including one of the most established real estate marketing brands used by millions of consumers - Listingbook, has catapulted Elm Street Technology into the real estate industry spotlight. Headed by a team of well-known real estate industry entrepreneurs, Prem Luthra and Randall Kaplan, Elm Street Technology today launches Elevatetm, a new Digital Marketing System that uses advanced automation to move Elm Street Technology towards delivering "everything real estate agents and brokers need for new leads and client-for-life retention, all in one place."
"Elevate offers brokers and agents a single digital marketing platform with all of the outstanding features that millions of consumers who've used Listingbook love," Luthra, President of Elm Street Technology says, "Elevate includes Listingbook's powerful client servicing platform with best-in-class MLS-powered listing search for home shoppers, access to public records, recent and past sales information, community and school details, taxes, loan calculator, shopping and recreation, and much more," he adds.
Luthra notes Elevate also introduces advanced automation that delivers custom Blogs, automated listing postings to social media channels, automated YouTube property tour videos, and beautifully designed, mobile responsive agent and property IDX websites embedded with the best-in-class lead generation technology, all from a single vendor.
"With Elevate, Elm Street Technology begins to solve one of the biggest challenges for real estate brokers and agents: The marketing technologies they use to promote listings and their businesses don't talk to each other. Elevate moves brokers and agents onto one digital marketing system, from one vendor, and that means only one phone call for support. Now that's an industry first," Luthra says.
Luthra, who founded Elm Street Technology in February with a group of investors, added Randall Kaplan as its Chairman through its first acquisition, Listingbook, the real estate industry's proven lead nurturing and client servicing platform that allows consumers to "search like an agent." In September, Elm Street also acquired RLS2000, a top broker and agent website provider and marketing services firm based in New England.
According to Luthra, Elm Street Technology is in the process of rolling up other successful technology and marketing services companies. "We will be able to deliver everything a broker or agent needs from lead generation, to customer for life retention solutions," he says.
Prior to pursuing his vision of creating Elm Street Technology, Luthra served as Chief Marketing Officer at Xome. He also was the Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer for Real Estate Digital, which became a wholly owned subsidiary of Xome. Luthra was also the Chief Strategy and Sales Officer for LPS Real Estate Group, and Senior Vice President of Consumer Media at Move Inc.
Randall Kaplan has quietly established a daunting track record of innovatively creating, rapidly growing and skillfully selling a number of businesses that stretch across multiple industries. He started out running Kay Chemical Company, a leading supplier to McDonald's and other fast food franchises, which was merged into Ecolab, the world's largest institutional chemical company. As an entrepreneur, he started, grew and sold a number of businesses, including Sterling South Bank, now the Bank of North Carolina. He also bought most of Listingbook and became its President in 2006.
Elevate is powered by Listingbook and fully integrates all of its features with RLS2000's powerful automated marketing services and best-in-class websites to deliver one source for new leads, client management and client-for-life retention. Product pricing information for agents, teams and brokerage licensing is available by calling Elm Street Technology toll-free at 1-866-353-3456.
About Elm Street Technology
Elm Street Technology offers a portfolio of real estate technology and marketing services companies that provides one vendor, one point of contact, one solution fully fused into one platform to deliver a single source for new leads, client relationship management, and client retention tools for agents, teams and brokerages. Elevate from Elm Street Technologies is the single solution that real estate professionals need to handle the marketing while brokers and agents handle the business, including high end IDX websites, lead generation tools, powerful CRM and incubation tools, mobile app, social media management and blogging, and client retention tools. For more information, call 1-866-353-3456.
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Any RLS2000 customers with questions regarding this partnership should feel free to call RLS2000 Support at 508-885-2040.
RLS2000 recognizes Pam Gee as our Employee of the Month for September, 2016. As our National Sales Representative, Pam is the name most of our customers immediately associate with our company. As our Social Media Specialist, Pam works tirelessly to provide agents with the educational tools they need to succeed in a digital world. Pam’s ability to form and maintain strong business relationships has helped RLS2000 flourish into the successful business we are today.
Pam’s insight and work ethic are invaluable to both our customers and our company. Pam constantly uses her expertise into the world of real estate to brainstorm ways in which our company can better service and provide for our agents. Over the past month, especially, Pam has gone above and beyond to meet the needs of our valued customers.
Pam has excelled over the past month with her leadership and customer relationship skills which has taken us to another level,” says CEO Tom Borish. “With her nearly 15 years of experience, our customers know why Pam is one of our top employees at RLS2000.com."
Congratulations, Pam. Thank you for all that you do.
September is upon us and many agents are actively seeking cost-effective ways to gear up for the Fall Real Estate Market. As an RLS2000 client, we’re already helping you with this by optimizing your online and social media presence, but did you know that RLS2000 has a referral program which can help you cut costs year-round? Any of our clients can take advantage of our referral program.
We know that Real Estate agents thrive off of referrals, and at RLS2000 we, too, welcome each real estate agent that you refer to us as a client. We want to reward you, our current client, for any referrals you send to us.
Contact us to find out how you can get your website or Social Pro Gold package FREE for anywhere from one month to the entire year.
Reach out to one of our Social Media Specialists today at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us directly at 508-322-4856 for more information.
RLS2000 is switching things up for the month of June with not one, but two employees of the month. Each of these employees proved to be such strong assets to the team throughout the month of June that it was impossible to choose between them. Congratulations, Amanda Case and Patty Geer!
Amanda and Patty make up the Billing team at RLS2000 but help out in many other aspects of the business as well. For all of their hard work and dedication to RLS2000, Amanda and Patty have definitely earned their titles as Employees of the Month, June 2016.
Amanda and Patty each display outstanding customer service and communications skills. Patty’s knowledge of company procedure regarding the billing department is unparalleled and she serves as a solid foundation for the rest of the team members at RLS2000, while Amanda manages to excel in a dual role, working not only in billing but in RLS2000’s design team, as well. Amanda strives to ensure our customers’ utmost satisfaction when it comes to their websites. As a team Patty and Amanda possess outstanding managerial skills, made evident in their ability to balance a vastly growing number of clients.
On behalf of everyone at RLS2000, thank you Amanda and Patty! Congratulations, again.
Our team at RLS2000 would like to celebrate and recognize Jacqueline Gallagher as our employee of the month for May, 2016. Jacqueline has been with our company for over four years and consistently goes above and beyond in her role as Director of Digital Marketing and Design.
As RLS2000 continues to grow, Jacqueline takes on an influx of responsibility with ease while maintaining a positive attitude and team-oriented mentality. Besides fulfilling her Marketing and Design-specific roles at the company, Jacqueline is always there to offer guidance and support to both her clients and co-workers.
Jacqueline’s help and expertise are greatly valued by each of the team members at RLS, and over the month of May, especially, Jacqueline dedicated herself to supporting her co-workers and taking on an increased volume of work.
"Jacqueline's presence has shed a bright light on our products, websites, and customer support over the past month,” says CEO Tom Borish. “She's stepped up in areas that we needed help with and she's exceeded those expectations. We're all proud to have her on our team here at RLS2000.com."
Congratulations, Jacqueline! Thank you for all that you do.