The Costa Rica Global Association of REALTORS® (CRGAR), will be offering a series of special professional events on Monday, December 10, 2012, in Playa Hermosa, Carrillo, Guanacaste. These events will focus on the emerging importance of social media tools and services to the real estate industry and CRGAR members, new services and features of the Costa Rica MLS (CRMLS), CRGAR’s 2013 membership policies and fees, “hands-on” training for using new social media resources and new features of CRMLS, and will conclude with CRGAR’s Holiday Cocktail Party, a short distance away at the El Velero Hotel on the beach.
The event is organized into sessions as follows:
2) 11:00AM-Noon – New Features and Services of the Costa Rica MLS
Starting on December 10, 2012, the Costa Rica ML will offer
its users new services and features, as well as some policy revisions. Others
are in the pipeline and will be demonstrated on December 10th for release in
early 2013. All changes are intended to make CRMLS more useful and effective
for your professional purposes. The new items include:
Proxio – A detailed explanation
of the new social media connection between CRMLS and Facebook (as Phase 1 of
SocialSearch), and the advantages of Facebook Business Pages, if you do not
already have one. (Individual “hands-on”
training will be part of the 2:30PM session in the afternoon.)
SocialSearch by Proxio – A detailed explanation of the new social media connection between CRMLS and Facebook (as Phase 1 of SocialSearch), and the advantages of Facebook Business Pages, if you do not already have one. (Individual “hands-on” training will be part of the 2:30PM session in the afternoon.)
Listing Syndication to UniqueHomes.com – A new, free outlet for listings above a certain minimum asking price.
New Landing Pages for Accounts – (Demo only Dec 10) – A new page that opens after an agent logs in to CRMLS. The format will include an overview of activity of your listings, your syndication channels, your network, your colleagues in CRMLS, and the Proxio system.
“Featured Listing” Widgets – Proxio is releasing new custom widgets that will scroll images and basic information about your listings, which also work as links to them in the database.
Listing Syndication to ListGlobally.com/Worldposting.com – (coming in 2013) – 2 of the largest global syndication networks will be available on a selective basis.