All posts by Matthew Collis

Matthew Collis is part of the Sales and Marketing Team at IXACT Contact Solutions Inc., a leading North American real estate CRM firm. In addition to overseeing many of IXACT Contact’s key sales and marketing programs, Matthew works with REALTORS® to help them achieve their real estate goals through effective contact management and relationship marketing. IXACT Contact is a web-based real estate contact management and marketing system that helps REALTORS® better manage and grow their business. The system includes powerful email marketing capabilities and a professionally designed and written monthly e-Newsletter.

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Weighing the pros and cons of running a pap...

Nov 26, 2012No Comments1074 Views

Making the switch to a paperless business has its pros and cons that all business professionals should take into account as they make their business decisions.

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Can Realtors survive without an iPad these ...

Nov 20, 20129 Comments2263 Views

Step on to any expo floor at a real estate convention, and you'll be bombarded with talk of iPads - whose product is compatible, what the new features are, etc. With all of the focus on the

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Why you shouldn’t underestimate email mar...

Nov 14, 20123 Comments1369 Views

Since 4.24% of visitors from email marketing buy something compared to only 2.49% of visitors from search engines and .59% from social media, email marketing remains one of the most important marketing tools in your arsenal!

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A small gesture that makes a big difference

Nov 06, 2012No Comments556 Views

Traditional methods are often overlooked in favor of technology, but taking the extra step can go a long way with clients and potential clients.

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3 tricks to improve your follow up with pas...

Nov 02, 2012No Comments2023 Views

Almost all professionals have major room for improvement when it comes to communicating with past and future clients, and it can be an untapped source of revenue that can be opened right away.

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Realtors can harness the power of social me...

Oct 25, 2012No Comments1268 Views

While a massive portion of the real estate industry has been using social media for half of a decade or more, some are still discovering it as a marketing tool, and the benefit to not being an

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How Realtors can harness the power of socia...

Oct 22, 20129 Comments1641 Views

While a massive portion of the real estate industry has been using social media for half of a decade or more, some are still discovering it as a marketing tool, and the benefit to not being an

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Turn leads into customers: lead nurturing i...

Oct 10, 2012No Comments733 Views

Any business can do well by generating leads for themselves, but neglecting them, or not nurturing them effectively can prove to be a massive waste. Here are steps to properly nurture those leads and turn them into

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3 easy ways to become referral worthy

Oct 03, 20122 Comments1116 Views

Many of the golden rules are simply overlooked in business, but these simple steps can lead to a referral based business, saving you time and money in the long run.

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5 ways agents can become more organized and...

Sep 30, 20123 Comments5133 Views

With better organization comes more productivity which leads to more income, and with a detail oriented career like real estate, it can be overwhelming. Here are five tips for improving your organization skills.


Quiz: how well are you keeping in touch wit...

Sep 20, 20127 Comments1175 Views

Keeping in touch with clients is so very critical to business, but how skilled are you at the process? Take this quick quiz to find out!

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5 easy ways to build client loyalty

Sep 12, 20126 Comments1416 Views

It is a well tested fact that current clients cost less to procure than new clients, so save time and money prospecting by building loyalty with current clients.