New System From SharperAgent Helps Agents Manage and Monetize RealtyTrac Leads
Features Comprehensive CRM Tool, Vast Library of Online and Offline Marketing Collateral
IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 23, 2008 – RealtyTrac™ (http://www.realtytrac.com/), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today announced a new and cutting-edge contact management tool for real estate agents and brokers participating in the RealtyTrac Agent NetworkTM called the RealtyTrac Lead Management SystemTM. Designed in partnership with SharperAgent, the customized customer relationship management (CRM) application was built to enhance an agent’s ability to manage and maximize their communications and marketing efforts and convert leads received from RealtyTrac into new business.
Integrated into RealtyTrac’s Agent Dashboard, the Lead Management System provides the flexibility and automation necessary for agents to foster relationships with their current clients and optimize leads generated from the site, increasing their conversion rate over time and ensuring that no lead unnecessarily slips through the cracks.
RealtyTrac’s Lead Management System contains the flowing unique capabilities:
Extensive content library of more than 2,000 professionally designed marketing pieces, including newsletters, greeting cards, flyers, postcards, guides and brochures.
Automated eMarketing campaigns designed to consistently contact and connect with current consumers and future prospects in meaningful ways that will grow a long-term valuable relationship.
Custom functionality that automatically places leads into campaigns based upon criteria they have provided through RealtyTrac.com.
The ability to send communication through both online and offline methods, allowing agents to interact with consumers both electronically and in print.
“Lead management and marketing are foundational to an agent’s long-term success, and especially critical in a difficult real estate market,” said Rick Sharga, vice president of marketing at RealtyTrac. “We believe the solution we’ve developed with SharperAgent offers members of our agent network a lead management system ideally suited to handling the exclusive leads they receive from RealtyTrac, and will contribute to their success in working with these motivated buyers.”
Brian Wildermuth, president and co-founder of SharperAgent, believes RealtyTrac’s new Lead Management System will dramatically increase an agent’s conversion rate on web based leads.
“RealtyTrac’s Lead Management System is a comprehensive marketing solution that will easily and effectively allow agents to stay in touch with all of the leads they receive from RealtyTrac,” said Wildermuth. “This new system is exclusively geared to converting consumers who are looking to buy now.”
About RealtyTrac Inc.
Ranked as the third largest real estate site by MediaMetrix and No. 53 on Inc. magazine’s 2006 Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, RealtyTrac Inc. (http://www.realtytrac.com/), is the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, providing all the resources that home seekers, investors and real estate agents need to locate, evaluate and buy properties below market value.
Founded in 1996, RealtyTrac publishes the largest and most comprehensive national database of pre-foreclosure, foreclosure, For Sale By Owner, resale and new construction properties, with more than 1 million properties across the country, property reports, productivity tools and extensive professional resources. RealtyTrac hosts nearly 3 million unique visitors monthly and has been chosen to supply foreclosure data to MSN Real Estate, Yahoo! Real Estate and The Wall Street Journal’s Real Estate Journal. For more information, visit http://www.realtytrac.com/.
SharperAgent, headquartered in Denver, Colo., coaches real estate and mortgage professionals and business owners on how to more effectively and efficiently market their services. This is achieved by providing the most relevant online and offline sphere marketing solutions available for contacting existing and prospective customers, connecting with them on a meaningful basis, and converting them into long-term, valued relationships. For more information about SharperAgent— or to schedule a demonstration of this powerful customized marketing system — visit www.sharperagent.com.
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