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How to connect Gmail to Power Broker

 Gmail to Power Broker Power Broker uses standard Gmail to Salesforce functionality which will automatically store emails and chats you send from your Gmail account in Salesforce CRM and link the communication to the right contact, lead or opportunity as an activity record. With Gmail to Salesforce, emails that you send to your contacts are automatically […]

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Best CRM for Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate brokers starting out in business often hear the old adage from the office gray hairs, ‘Real estate is a people business.’  Age old advice but most experienced brokers frequently remind themselves that relationships are key to performance in commercial real estate. Relationships with clients, other brokers, service providers and really,  every professional contact–directly and very […]

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Excel Connector for Loopnet, CoStar, & Excel-Based Data

Commercial brokers, like many business computer users, often use Excel to collect, manage, organize, and review data.  Excel is also the common format used to download data from Loopnet, CoStar, Xceligent, Property Shark, and the  many other commercial real estate database tools we subscribe to. The Excel Connector is third-party, open-source tool built to connect […]

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Social Media Effect in Commercial Real Estate

A new day of the social media connected commercial real estate client has arrived, marked  by an ever-expanding stream of blog posts, Facebook updates, LinkedIn profile endorsements, and Twitter tweets. Not convinced?  Still think social media has little to do with CRE business?  Consider just  a few important statistics:  Social networking users have now surpassed email users.  22 […]

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Commercial Real Estate in the Cloud

What is Cloud Computing? In short, cloud computing means that we use the computing power, support, infrastructure, and needed IT people power of a single large enterprise focused on delivering us the computing platform–all at a lower cost and without IT hassles and overhead. For real estate pros, cloud computing is a better way to […]

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