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Streamline Your Marketing With Tech Connect

Streamline your marketing efforts with Tech Connect

Everyday, I get asked by real estate agents and Brokers, "What's a good contact manager and what platform or CRM do you recommend for tracking and managing my prospects and clients?" My first response is always... "There is no one size fits all, but you should spend some time researching which one(s) will work best for you, your team, your clients and your overall business."
While the built in Zillow CRM for agents has some awesome features and tools like "contact forwarding" and "drip campaigns" you may need more in your day-to-day action items and marketing business plan. Tech Connect may be the solution. Using the CRM of your choice is something we endorse and even support at Zillow.
Now you can eliminate manual entry for good by connecting your Zillow contacts and leads with your customer relationship management (CRM) platform. Zillow understands that CRM preferences vary by agent, so we’ve made it easy for you to keep the marketing system you love and fully integrate with Zillow.  T
he Zillow Tech Connect program allows your leads to flow directly and automatically into whatever system you choose, so you can spend more time following up on contacts and less time organizing them.
To activate Tech Connect, visit the Contacts tab in your Zillow profile and click Connect To My CRM. For more clarification, watch this short video. Zillow currently works with 25 CRM partners, with more joining all the time.  
Don’t have a CRM or want to try a different one? Check out these fantastic offers from our Zillow Tech Connect Partners: Take a moment to review and research any or all of these great CRM companies.
Get a free trial: www.bigpurpledot.com
Zillow users receive 20% off the first year's subscription. Click here for details
Exclusive whitepaper: Digital Marketing Myths and Fails & How to Clean Up Your Act.  Click here to download. 
Free master class from Real Trends for Zillow users when you sign up with this link. Sign up with this link
Receive 2 months free. Click here to learn more.
Free 30 day trial! Visit http://cloudcma.com/signup/ZMA
Visit our site and explore the variety of options that we present to Zillow clients.
Contact sales@FuelLeadSystem.com or visit http://FuelLeadSystem.com to get started.
Start saving time and energy with Homepath Lending. Click here to get started.
2 months FREE for Zillow customers!  Enter partner code “Zillow” on the Free Trial signup page.
Receive one month free of Google traffic ($250 value).  Email sales@kunversion.com or call 303-720-7829 ext. 1
100% free account for Zillow users through the end of 2014.  Contact David@LionDesk.com for more information.
Free 7 day trial Zillow users. Click here to get started! 
3-month free upgrade to CRM Texting Feature. Email: sales@planetre.com
Sign up this month and receive a $150 RealScout credit. Visit realscout.com/zillow. to get started.
Click here to receive a 90 day free trial.
Free month for all agents/brokers/team leaders who sign up by August 31, 2014. Email: Info@sellectrified.com 
Starting at $12/month for Zillow users.  Click here and enter the promo code ZillowTech.  
Three months free for all inaugural customers. Email Kirby@Slacker.io to get started.
Click here to start your FREE trial.
Free Setup + 30 days free + $50/off a month for 6 months at http://torchx.com/zillow-summer 
45 day free trial period with promo code "ZILLOWISE". Email help@wiseagent.com or call 480-836-0345.
 
Turn more Zillow leads into clients with Zurple's intelligent message automation software. Click here to sign up!
Receive 3 months free of the Zapier Basic Plan. Email contact@zapier.com mentioning Zillow Tech Connect.
 
 
 
 
Click here to save $600 when you get started
Sign into your Zillow profile and update or add your Tech Connect Partner, your CRM is the most important resource for managing and converting your prospects into clients, and your clients into a referral stream.

 

 

     

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Comment balloon 19 commentsBrad Andersohn • August 08 2014 06:52PM

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This is really smart that you are able to offer your clients discounts/free trials on these products.  - Debbie

Posted by Women of Westchester Working Together, Women helping Women get ahead (Women of Westchester Working Together) over 5 years ago

I wonder if the boys over at Move Inc. will allow this for Top Producer??

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 5 years ago

Hi Brad, I guess we are going to see a lot more of you now. Every cloud has a silver lining.

I don't see ACT! on your list. Don't you recommed that program?

Happy to "see" you again.

Bill Roberts

Posted by Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner (Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate) over 5 years ago

Women of Westchester Working Together

We (Zillow) don't actually offer the discounts but each of the CRM companies is kind enough to offer those interested some type of statup or trial discount. Kudo's to them, it is a great way to introduce their products and services to agents.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 5 years ago

Gabe - If Top Producer wants to become a Tech Partner with Zillow, no problem. Here's what it says on the "Tech Connect" partnership setup page:

Don't see the company you work with here? Ask them to get involved by emailing techpartnerships@zillow.com.

There is no cost to them to get setup and become a partner, at least not that I'm aware of. :) This applies and goes for ANY company or CRM platform out there. I knowe we are working with many others but just don't have them listed yet,

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 5 years ago

Hey Bill - great to see you too. I don't know if ACT is one of the current partners or if we're working with them to setup a "connect" but there are a few alternative options I can suggest:

1. You could have them contact us (if you have a contact there at ACT) at techpartnerships at zillow.com or

2.You could check out the API data Zapier offers which works with MailChimp, Salesforce, Constant Contact, Infusionsoft, and Zoho. They may have an ACT API source available?

3. I can show you how to export your Zilow contacts and leads into a .csv file format then import them into your ACT database.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 5 years ago

Looks like a lot of things will be changing on the horizon soon. Maybe its time to at least look at another one.

Posted by Ted Glover, ABR in Moultrie, Georgia 229-854-5422 (Alderman Classic Realty, LLC) over 5 years ago

These look like some great options. I will be a little research over the next few days.

Posted by Tammie White, Broker, Franklin TN Homes for Sale (Franklin Homes Realty LLC) over 5 years ago

Hi Ted - change is inevitable, however welcoming change and adapting to change are typically the biggest challenges for most of us. No one knows what the horizon will introduce, but I sure do look forward to witnessing it.  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 5 years ago

Hey Tammie - thanks for commenting. I hope you'll find this post helpful when doing your research. Have a great rest of the weekend.  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 5 years ago

Great information and I am still trying to find the right fit for me.

Posted by Mary Stewart (Keller Williams Atlantic Partners/Southside) over 5 years ago

Hi Mary - I would make a list of your "must-haves" then search for the right match. Price, support, mobile, features, benefits, user friendly, customer service, connectivity and other user testimonials are the first things I'd suggest to look for in addition to other things you may need: IE: Transaction mgmt, calendar and schedule, document repository etc. Good luck in your search and endeavors.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 5 years ago

I think it is too complicated to switch form what I have!

Posted by Pamela Madore, Team Work Makes The Dream Work (The Pamela Madore Group) over 5 years ago

Zoho works great for both CRM as well as invoicing. I dumped all my data out of Salesforce.com into Zoho. Vtiger is another good CRM.

Posted by Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click (iPartnerMedia.com #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans) over 5 years ago

Pamela - if what you are currently using is working for you, no need to change it, but do make sure it's connected at the hip with your Zillow prospects and contacts that come in. Perfect scenario fro why we created Zillow's Tech Connect program. :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 5 years ago

Randy - thanks for sharing that tip and info. I haven't heard of Vtiger so I'll check it out. Zoho and Salesforce are two that can be used via Zapier for anyone interested.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 5 years ago

Happy Birthday Brad. We haven't communicated in a long time it seems. The next time you come to Nashville, let me know. I'll show you the good stuff

Posted by Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc (Benchmark Realty LLc) over 5 years ago

Thanks for all this great information.  It takes time to research these, which I have little of these days, but I believe once established it will save me loads of time.

Posted by Diana Dahlberg, Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563 (1 Month Realty) over 5 years ago

A lot of great options. I did not know Lion desk was free years ago:) 

Posted by Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA (Barcode Properties) over 2 years ago

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