RLS2000 would like to congratulate Dylan Handy, our employee of the month for April 2017. As one of our National Sales Representatives, Dylan has helped guide our customers to success with 35 products sold for the month. By also taking into account products sold since January 1, Dylan has been directly responsible for or assisted on 187 products. While also speaking on behalf of Elm Street Technology during our monthly webinar sessions, Dylan has provided our customers with more knowledge to help them in the field.
"All of our customers know Dylan has been one of the voices they trust when it comes to providing helpful insight and support on all of their real estate needs. In this age of new technology and social media, Dylan is the expert in the field ," says General Manager Tom Borish.
Join us in congratulating Dylan Handy, our April 2017 employee of the month!
RLS2000 would like to congratulate Amanda Case, our employee of the month for March 2017. As our Billing Manager, Amanda took on many projects during the month which provided our customers with important updates to their accounts to continue the smooth transition within our new billing system. Our customers know that they can always pick up a phone and talk to Amanda about any of their billing questions or concerns. Moreover, she's provided the type of support which has put many of our customer questions at ease during this important transition.
"Amanda stepped up during this month after seeing several key initiatives that needed to take place. Her continued support for our customers never goes unnoticed," says General Manager Tom Borish.
Amanda, thank you for all that you do. Join us in congratulating Amanda, our March 2017 employee of the month!
RLS2000 would like to congratulate Melinda Collins, our employee of the month for February 2017. Melinda is one of our recent hires after coming on board as our Web Producer in November. One of the primary duties that Melinda is responsible for is producing products for our Social Pro Gold customers. The month of February saw Melinda produce nearly 80 high-quality products while keeping the standards that our customers expect in regards to turn-around dates and support during the design process.
The month of February also saw Melinda assist in the beginning stages of our new product designs, which will be available later this quarter.
"Melinda's work ethic and desire to hold all of our products to a high standard after just a few months in the position is something we rarely see in this industry," says General Manager Tom Borish.
Melinda, thank you for all that you do. Join us in congratulating Melinda, our February 2017 employee of the month!
RLS2000 would like to congratulate Jacqueline Gallagher, our employee of the month for January 2017. RLS2000 has been growing rapidly over the last several months, and Jacqueline has taken on a leadership role in the company during this time. She meets her responsibilities in her Marketing and Design roles while also working to establish new systems and better communications among departments as the company expands. She also continues to work hard for our clients to ensure they're happy with their products.
Over the month of January, Jacqueline's contributions stood out as she stepped up to offer coverage for key staff members and took initiative to assist in developing new processes in growing areas of the company.
"Jacqueline stepped up in a time of great need during January and showed outstanding leadership skills which helped push our initiatives forward for our clients," says General Manager Tom Borish.
Jacqueline, thank you for all that you do. Join us in congratulating Jacqueline, our January 2017 employee of the month!
RLS2000 would like to congratulate Kerri O'Connor, our Employee of the Month for December 2016. Kerri joined the RLS2000 team less than a year ago and had made a big impact as our Inside Sales Manager. Kerri has taken on many responsibilities in this new position, and her energy and willingness to meet any challenge make her an invaluable member of our team.
Kerri manages inside sales and incoming sales leads, along with onboarding new clients, coordinating operations for our field agents, and spearheading many social media and marketing efforts. Kerri's friendly and helpful demeanor makes new RLS2000 customers feel welcome right from the start. We're thrilled to have one of the newest members of our RLS2000 team shine in all that she does and we are delighted to acknowledge all of her hard work. Over the month of December in particular, Kerri showed flexibility in meeting staffing challenges and worked harder than ever at each new task placed in front of her.
“I'm continually amazed at everything Kerri does," says General Manager Tom Borish. “Kerri is willing to tackle any project, and I'm always impressed at her willingness to take on responsibility. I look forward to watching her grow here at RLS2000."
Join us in congratulating Kerri O'Connor, our December 2016 Employee of the Month. Kerri, thank you for all that you do for the RLS2000 team and our clients.
We've been working hard over the last few months growing our company and building improvements for you, our customers. We're very excited about this improvement and more to come. Keep your eyes peeled for more updates and announcements in 2017, and thank you for your business.
Renewing your entire marketing plan sounds like a time-consuming and costly venture. This does not necessarily have to be the case if you choose to focus your attention on taking a few simple steps designed to re-engage your social media followers.
You may consider making small changes to your social media accounts, even adding a new and refreshing cover photo on your Facebook Business page can draw attention. The main focus of this renewal is to make sure past, current, and potential clients are getting excited about your social media.
‘Boost’ a few of your Facebook posts. This cost is affordable and will allow your posts to reach numerous Facebook users. Be sure you are sharing a few posts from your Business page to your Personal Facebook page. Gaining a larger following is one of the many benefits of this marketing proposition.
Update the content on your LinkedIn as a simple way of attracting connections to review your profile and of forging new connections.
Start a social media contest via Twitter and give away a seasonal gift (even if this is just a recipe). Provide your followers with a time-sensitive objective. Twitter users may jump at the chance to partake in an interactive challenge.
Get creative and write a few of your own seasonal blog posts. Set a goal for yourself of one blog post per week for the month of October. Announcing this to your online audience will not only attract their attention but will hold you accountable for sticking to your aspiration. There are numerous ‘Fall’ topics which you can blog about, whether you write about your local Fall Fair or a ‘Spooky’ Halloween-related recipe. Put yourself out there by creating a blog post that is going to attract attention to your real estate blog.
All of these changes and suggestions may take you only a few minutes and will be very cost effective. If you have any questions regarding Social Media Marketing, contact one of our Social Media Specialists today at 508-322-4856 or schedule a Social Media Bootcamp to review the ins and outs of social media with your fellow agents by clicking here.
RLS2000 is pleased to announce Michael Bondi as our Employee of the Month for August, 2016. Michael is a leading member of our Engineering Team and has been with RLS2000 for three years. Michael has worked tirelessly to ensure our company’s success over the past few weeks and has proven that hard work and dedication surely do pay off.
Michael has taken the lead on several projects over the month of August and has worked hours on end to meet time-sensitive deadlines. Our team feels confident in asking a lot of Michael because we all know that he can and will deliver, often times surpassing our expectations. Michael goes above and beyond completing his daily requirements and simultaneously acts as a reliable support system for his co-workers. His dedication to the company has shown that he is an invaluable asset to our team.
"Over the past month, Mike has shown tremendous leadership skills while directing and planning an entire team of engineers with short deadlines,” says CEO Tom Borish. “Every single task was met with an exemplary performance."
Congratulations, Michael. We’re all looking forward to what your future with RLS2000 holds.
We hear the term ‘Millennials’ frequently in the news, online, and in day-to-day conversation. It’s a scary concept, an entire generation of young adults rumored to be fully equipped with vast technological knowledge and high expectations of entering the business world, accepting leadership roles, and significantly affecting our society’s economy. As a real estate agent, you should see the direct correlation between “Millennials” and your next generation of First-Time-Home-Buyers. Target these Millennials by utilizing the social media and marketing platforms that they are so savvy with, themselves.
Here are a few platforms you can focus on to target this new generation of Buyers:
LinkedIn is the professional’s network and Millennials understand this. College students and post-grads, alike, are making sure their LinkedIn profiles are constantly updated and relevant as it is a tool to navigate the business world and network amongst potential employment opportunities. This is good news for you as you can be sure Millennials and upcoming First-Time-Home-Buyers are frequenting the LinkedIn newsfeed and perusing their connections’ posts and updates. Make sure to share information regarding your listings, open houses, and even articles relevant to your profession in.
If you were to ask a Millennial to explain Snapchat, they could probably give you an in-depth rundown of each feature of one of the fastest growing and popular forms of social media. Like other social media platforms, Snapchat is a platform used to share information, specifically pictures and videos in real time for limited periods of time. Put yourself out there and allow your clients to catch quick glimpses into your daily activities while also sharing listing information. You can also use Snapchat to share glimpses of listings, whether new to the market or the location of an upcoming open house, to generate curiosity. Snapchat could also be beneficial to making business-related announcements. Some snapchat users have gotten creative and actually held contests using the social media outlet. If nothing else, adding a younger generation of clients to a business-related Snapchat account shows you are interested in keeping up to date with current marketing trends.
Use Google calendar to schedule or confirm appointments:
Long gone are the days of notepads, planners and physical, paper calendars, at least for late 20-somethings. This younger generation is rarely out of reach of a laptop, tablet, iPhone, or Android. Modern technology allows for millennials to track their appointments and meetings from the palms of their hands using mobile devices. If you’re not already familiar with the idea of online calendars or apps, take a few minutes to educate yourself with popular platforms such as Google to send calendar invites via e-mail as a means of appointment reminders or confirmations. The next generation of First-Time-Home-Buyers probably already has notifications set up for these type of appointments and is more likely than not to find this type of electronic communication appealing.
RLS2000 is excited to announce our long-time employee, Michael Kramer, as our Employee of the Month for July, 2016. Michael has been with the RLS2000 Engineering Team for an astounding fifteen years. While Michael is an extremely valued employee, his hard work over the month of July deserved to be recognize specifically.
Michael consistently proves that he can handle a great deal of pressure and always has a plan in place in regard to meeting deadlines and reaching various goals. Throughout July, Michael really stepped it up over the month practicing excellent time management skills and accomplishing a long list of tasks, all while training one of our newest employees. His ability to take on these numerous responsibilities was extremely impressive and did not go unnoticed by his co-workers.
"Michael has shown once again that in crunch-time he is able to lead our Engineering Team down the right path to ensure that all of our tasks were completed on time,” says CEO Tom Borish. “He's been an invaluable team player to our company."
Michael, on behalf of the entire team at RLS2000, thank you for your hard work and continued dedication. Congratulations, Michael, as your July 2016 Employee of the Month is well deserved.