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ICYMI: May

 2nd May 2017    David_Perlmutter

During April, we continued working on the design and development of the new version of QuantumListing.com. We also are hard at work on the first refresh of the iOS app. The tech team also solved a nagging problem with dragging and dropping images when loading new listings.

Later this month, we’ll be at ICSC’s RECon again. The second annual Lets Get Social Meet Up (#LetsGetSocial17) is scheduled for Sunday, May 21st at 5:00 pm at the Aria Sports Bar. This years’ hosts are Julie Augustyn of Foundry Commercial, Michael Lagazo of SVN, RealMassive, The News Funnel, The Official CRE//Tech, Buildout, The Broker List and QuantumListing. Visit LetsGetSocial.Info for information and updates, a photo gallery from last year’s Meet Up and to sign up so we can get you a name badge. We’ve already got a great group of people that have said they will attend, so be sure to stop by and get your RECon off to a great start.

We’re in the midst of planning another event at RECon for Wednesday at our booth, S246 S Street in the South Hall. It’s the inaugural Lets Get Smart Speaker Series (#LetsGetSmart). The last three blog posts below give the back story of why we’re doing this and how it came about. Brian Donovan of Donovan Real Estate Services is helping with the planning, and if you’d like to help too, let me know. We have some incredible speakers lined up, including Pam Flora, Director of Retail Research at Cushman & Wakefield, Liz Holland, Chief Executive Officer of Abbell Associates and 2016-2017 Chairman of ICSC, Architect Chuck Dietz of Dietz Associates and Mike McClure of Ad Art Signs. We’ll be announcing more speakers in the next few days. I’m really excited about #LetsGetSmart. It will add incredible value to Wednesday at RECon. I’m hoping that this will catch on with other companies in their booths, with events popping up all over the convention hall. If any of you want to plan something similar for your booths for this year, let me know and I’d be happy to help you publicize it. Visit LetsGetSmart.info for the roster of speaker, schedule, and to sign up. Space is limited.

And, QuantumListing and Perlmutter Properties will be sharing a booth with Benbrooke Realty Investment Co. and Gladstone Development throughout the show. You can find us at Booth S246 S Street in the South Hall. Send me an email at [email protected] or give me a call at 914-470-5719 to set up a meeting for Monday or Tuesday.

Enjoy these recent posts from the QuantumListing Blog

ICYMI: April Edition

Digsy AI Changed My Brokerage Business

Brown University Students and Alumni Tour Hudson Yards

QuantumListing Serves Your Listings to Your Website

Expand Your Network with the Broker List

What’s Wrong with ICSC RECon?

#LetsGetSmart at ICSC RECon

Make Wednesday at ICSC RECon Great Again

Thanks for reading. Let me know if you have any questions or comments. You can always reach me at [email protected], and now, through Intercom, directly from the website.

Regards,

David Perlmutter
Founder

PS: If you’ve posted listings and have not updated them recently, please do so soon! We’ve started sending out mid-month reminders.

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ICYMI: April Edition

 5th April 2017    David_Perlmutter

March was another busy month! During the first week, I attended the Brown University Real Estate Group’s Real Estate Technology Event, and then the following week, ICSC’s Upstate New York Idea Exchange. Those were bookended at the end of the month by a day in New York City, when I attended CREtech and Disrupt CRE’s excellent technology events.

Last month, we started using Intercom, so that when users are on QuantumListing.com, they can communicate with us in real time. We’ve been able to answer questions and take suggestions from you. I think this has been a great addition.

Two new links were added to the menu bar at top of the website. One is a dedicated Search page, giving users another way to search for listings, and also allowing users (and us) to send searches to users via email or social media. The other link is for users to submit suggestions and let us know about any issues they are having. We also put any known issues and service advisories on this page. This has been a great resource for both our users and us. I can’t wait to see what you come up with next!

The work on the new PHP/Laravel version of the website continues. Front end development is near complete, and the team is beginning to build it out.

Additionally, the first refresh of the QuantumListing iOS app is underway. The goal is to add many of the features to the app that have been added to the website.

Looking ahead to May, we’ll be at ICSC’s RECon again. We’re working on the second annual Meet Up with The Brokers List and Buildout. We’ll have details soon, but let me know if you want to attend! Additionally, we’ll be exhibiting at Booth S246 S Street in the South Hall.

Enjoy these recent posts from the QuantumListing Blog

ICYMI: March Edition

Brown University Real Estate Group’s Technology Event Recap

Twitter Poll: Will Tax Changes Benefit Real Estate?

2017 March Madness Viewing Technology Poll

Does My Marketing Suck?

The Power of Suggestions

Thanks for reading. Let me know if you have any questions or comments. You can always reach me at [email protected], and now, through Intercom, directly from the website.

Regards,

David Perlmutter
Founder

PS: If you’ve posted listings and have not updated them recently, please do so soon! We’re going to start sending out mid-month reminders.

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ICYMI: March 2017 Edition

 4th March 2017    David_Perlmutter

Here’s the monthly newsletter we sent out to the QuantumListing members, ICYMI: March 2017 Edition

February has come and gone like the short month that it is. We squeezed as much into it as we could, though. The two most noticeable changes are adding Intercom service and Private Notes for listings.

Intercom allows us to chat live with visitors to the website in case they have questions. To start a conversation, just click the chat bubble icon on the bottom right of the screen. If no one is around to respond right away, we’ll respond as soon as we can. We hope you’ll use this feature to ask questions, make suggestions, and report site issues.

The other addition this month is the Private Note feature. If you are logged into the website and click through to a listing detail page, you’ll notice a Note icon on the right hand side of the page. Just click on that, type your note and click Done. To access the note later, go to your Profile page and click on My Notes. You can review, edit or delete your notes from there.

In the short term, we’re working on some enhancements (and bugs!) on the photo gallery when you add listings. We also are embarking on a long term project to redesign the site and switch it from WordPress to a different platform. This will probably take at least six months. The goal with this change is to make the site faster, more robust and scaleable.

Enjoy these recent posts from the QuantumListing Blog

QuantumListing Hot Spot: Southern California’s Inland Empire – Progressive Real Estate Partner’s Retail Specialist Mike Lin introduces this dynamic SoCal market.

The Social Media Poll – A post about our Twitter Poll on the effectiveness of social media for commercial real estate.

Private Notes and Use the Schwartz – Two posts on the new QuantumListing private notes feature.

You, Who Are on the Road – A post about our Twitter poll in which we seek to learn how people send out information to customers while out of the office.

ICYMI: February  – In case you have a lot of catching up to do!

Thanks for reading. Let me know if you have any questions or comments. You can always reach me at [email protected], and now, through Intercom, directly from the website.

If you’re not a QuantumListing Member yet, you can join today and get a three month trial Premium Membership. Just fill out the form below.

 

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ICYMI: February 1, 2017

 1st February 2017    David_Perlmutter

Welcome to the February 1, 2017 of ICYMI!

January has been another busy and exciting month at QuantumListing.com. In addition to the subtle behind the scenes improvements that you might not notice, we’ve made a couple of more obvious changes. We rolled out our Listing Report which allows you to send multiple listings via email to a prospect or colleague. We’re continuing to make a few more tweaks to it, so please try it and let us know if you have any suggestions on how to make it better.

We also took our Android App out of Beta. You can download it HERE. It emulates our website so it should be familiar to regular website users. You use the same login credentials for the website and app.

We did have some issues with the iOS app during January resulting from the switch to our new server, but those have been resolved. Over the next couple of months, we’ll look to refresh the iOS app so that it’s functionality equals the website. However, even without the added features, the app provides incredible features like one touch calling and emailing to agents, sharing listings via email, text and social media, and the ability to add and edit listings from your mobile device.

Over the next month or so, we’re working on an initiative with Buildout.com. This will permit their users to opt in to syndicate their listings on QuantumListing. For those of you that are unfamiliar with Buildout, they produce outstanding marketing materials and help streamline your entire marketing process.

One other new feature that we’re working on is the ability for you to add private notes to your listings. This will allow you to keep track of information such as whom you’ve sent a listing to, Landlord contact info, etc. conveniently from your QuantumListing profile. This was a feature suggested by a broker colleague, so, if you have an idea about something you’d like to see added to QuantumListing, we do pay attention!

Here are recent posts from the QuantumListing Blog

Real Estate Marketing: The Key to Connection

  • The first time we’ve had a guest blogger. It’s from Paul Faust at Ringboost.

Weekends: Commercial Agents vs Residential Agents

  • Two Twitter polls comparing commercial and residential agents weekend work habits

Introducing the QuantumListing for Android App

  • The long overdue “good” version of our Android App

The QuantumListing Sharing Widget at Work

  • Our great, unsung feature is the Sharing Widget, which allows you to share listings on your website or blog, and there’s no upcharge for it!

My First Tweet Storm #MQLG

  • Having a little self-promotional fun

Introducing New Listing Reports

  • The title speaks for itself

Twitter Poll: What’s Your Biggest Complaint About Your Primary Commercial Real Estate Listing Source

  • Guess where we were going with this one!

Sharing Listings

  • An exploration of QuantumListing.com’s sharing options

ICYMI January 9, 2017

  • A look back at December

Thanks for reading. Let me know if you have any questions or comments. You can always reach me at [email protected].

Regards,

David Perlmutter
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ICYMI: January 9, 2017

 3rd January 2017    David_Perlmutter

image-1-1December was another whirlwind of a month! I attended ICSC’s New York National Deal Making on December 5th and 6th at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. I always enjoy the NYNDM because I get to see lots of old friends and familiar faces. We changed our business card collecting strategy by having “voting machine” instead of a raffle.  We took a live poll which mirrored our online Twitter poll on how people thought commercial real estate would fare in 2017 compared to 2016. We published the results in the Quantum Query column in the year end wrap up issue of the New York Real Estate Journal.

I found myself back at the Javits later in the month for the Salesforce.com World Tour. Two of the highlights of the event were former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s speech on equality and Andra Day’s performance of her song “Rise Up.” I first read about Salesforce.com events in founder Mark Benioff’s book Behind the Cloud. There were seminars, demonstrations, meals, vendors, and a gazillion Salesforce.com personnel wherever you turned. The branding was everywhere you turned, including decor and mascots.

Late in December, we rolled out the QuantumListing report feature. This was delayed a little because we had to switch servers since we discovered that we were bumping up against the limitations of the server we had been using. Because of the timing between the holidays, I held off with any big announcement until now. In fact, we usually send out this ICYMI newsletter on the first of the month, but thought it would be a good idea for people to get back to the office and settled in. Our next blog post will be an introduction to the Report feature.

So, in case you missed it, here’s a rehash of the QuantumListing blog from December 2016!

ICYMI: December 1, 2016 

Saturday with Howard Kline and CRE Radio & TV, Episode 9

The DNA of #CRE 2016

QuantumListing: What is it?

Editing Your Profile on QuantumListing.com

QuantumListing’s Follow and Favorite Features

Top 10 QuantumListing Blog Posts of 2016

Twitter Poll: What’s your biggest complaint about your primary commercial real estate listing information source?

You might notice that there is more content on the blog explaining QuantumListing.com’s features. We want to make sure our members and prospective members get a good idea of how feature rich, easy-to-use and inexpensive QuantumListing is. Even though the app versions of QuantumListing are in need of refreshing, because of the tech team’s efforts in December, the website scores a 96 out of 100 on Google’s Mobile-Friendly Test, so please use the website from the browser of your mobile device!

Looking at the month ahead, we’re continuing to work on integrating and learning how to use Salesforce.com and its marketing automation platform, Pardot. Many of you may have already started getting emails from QuantumListing than you have in the past. Our goal is to inform you of the different features and get you to make the website an indispensable part of your routine. We hope that you’ll find it rewarding and learn to appreciate it as the inexpensive, mobile-friendly and easy solution to search, post and share commercial listings.

I’ve also been thinking about testing changes to the site’s home page. I’d love to hear what you think about what we’re doing and see if you have any suggestions on how to make the site better. Send an email to [email protected].

 

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