CRM for the real estate industry

CRM for the real estate industry By Nicole Whitehorn Maximizer CRM is the ideal tool for the competitive and fast-paced environments such as those in the real estate industry. The software enables you to manage your leads, contacts, listings, buyers, sellers, calendar, notes and documents all in one central database. The Maximzier CRM Knowledge Base also acts as a central property portfolio and can be linked to the relevant address book entries. This allows you to manage your documents in one central location, storing ... Read more

10 smart money facts about business security- what you need to know when selecting a solution.

10 smart money facts about business security- what you need to know when selecting a solution. By Anthony Cowie Every business has information that cyber criminals will be interested in and victims are not always chosen but are more usually just targets of opportunity. It’s a well-known fact that cyber-attacks are getting out of hand and that malware is continuing to increase exponentially. Recent research has shown that, on average, every third computer is infected with malware and the average employee has at least ... Read more

Top of the list for any company – new or established.

Top of the list for any company – new or established. By Mark Annett Your CRM system is probably the most important system in your company. Many companies, at their peril, delay the use and implementation of a system to manage their CRM needs, especially while business is good. Most business owners will typically have a few personal experiences of how that is not always the case. It is not a nice position to be in at all, although it is manageable and ... Read more

FAQ: When I try add an email to a contact in Maximizer using Maximizer outlook integration I get the following error; “The website is not specified”. Why do I get this?

FAQ: When I try add an email to a contact in Maximizer using Maximizer outlook integration I get the following error; “The website is not specified”. Why do I get this? By Julie Rodney A: You will get this error when the Web Access URL is not specified in the preferences in Maximizer web Access Outlook integration Add-in. Please do the following to correct this issue: 1. Open up MS Outlook 2. Click on the Maximizer tab at the top of your outlook toolbar 3. Select Preferences 4. ... Read more

Who turned off the lights?

Who turned off the lights? By Nicole Whitehorn Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, it can be assumed that you know about the extreme load-shedding currently happening in South Africa. This is inconvenient for many obvious reasons and although I personally find the fact that the traffic lights aren’t working, I can’t cook and my home is plunged into darkness, there are a lot of other more serious problems associated with load shedding that aren’t immediately obvious. What you might not realise is ... Read more

FAQ: How do I get Maximizer CRM 12 & Groupwise 2014 to work on MS Windows 7 64bit

FAQ: How do I get Maximizer CRM 12 & Groupwise 2014 to work on MS Windows 7 64bit By Julie Rodney Q: Once Maximizer and Groupwise has been installed, I get the following error when logging into Maximizer with my username: ODBC driver error. Login failed for Username Master. A: Please follow this procedure:  Open Control Panel Select Default Programs Set your Default Programs Select Novell GroupWise Select Set This Program as Default (Not all Defaults are selected by Default)   Log in to GroupWise ... Read more

How to keep visitors on your website, Part 6 of 6: Reader’s interactions

How to keep visitors on your website, Part 6 of 6: Reader’s interactions By Karmen Van Der Westhuizen Ideally you would want visitors to stick around on your website and this will only be done if you interact with them and tell them what to do next. Here are a few examples on how you could interact with your website viewers: • Encourage readers to read a specific post on your blog or website by linking it to the page they land on with ... Read more

Cyber security

Cyber security By Anthony Cowie The difference between a cyber-attack and the usual online attack is not the tool used but the target and the effect of the attack. A DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack against a Minecraft server is harmful to its target but this does not mean it is a cyber-attack as such. A DDoS attack against a bank that crashes or, credit card processing systems and ATM network is known as a cyber-attack. Cyber-attacks are not about how harmful the ... Read more

Tips to avoid becoming a spammer

Tips to avoid becoming a spammer By Kélyn Donough Have you always wondered why your emails end up in the spam box to those you send email to? We might know the person we are emailing but for some odd reason they do not receive your email as it went straight into their spam folder. Here is a list of things to avoid to prevent your emails from being labelled as spam: Do not: • Use words such as “free”, “money back offer guaranteed” or ” ... Read more

How to send an SMS on the new web SMS component

How to send an SMS on the new web SMS component By Julie Rodney 1. Login to Maximizer Web Access 2. Click on Addressbook 3. Search Your contacts that you want to send SMSs too (as below) 4. Click on Actions on the top menu and select bulk SMS 5. The Bulk SMS screen will open as below 6. On the Merge fields, select the ones you want to display in your message 7. In the SMS Message block, type you message 8. Click on preview messages to see the ... Read more
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