Wednesday, April 20, 2011

April Briefs

Transaction Management and More
A start up, Opreie has developed a cloud computing transaction and client management system with a novel “pay as you use” approach to pricing. The system combines browser-based transaction management with redundant Web-based document storage and security features. Those interested can try the software for 30 days free. After the trial period, the cost is $1.50 per 24 hour “Day Pass” to access all features — but users only need to purchase the passes on days when they actually use the software.
MapsAlive in beta for iPhone, Ipad
MapsAlive extends the reach of its interactive maps and floor plans to devices running Apple’s iOS 4.3  or later. Maps Alive for mobile will run on iPhones, iPads and iPod devices.  With this upgrade, subscribers can create and distribute the Maps Alive tours fir display on a computer or one of these supported mobile devices. To learn more or take part in the beta test of MapsAlive mobile, follow this link.
Printer Discount for Realtors
Printer maker Epson hopes to expand its user base in real estate with a special discount on its WorkForce all-in-one printers/scanners/copiers. Now through June 30,  just enter the code RLESTWF at Epson’s online store and you’ll get 10 percent off the purchase price. You can learn more here.
QR codes offered and explained.
Popular video tour solution provider has added QR codes to the mix of marketing support for virtual tours created with its software.  With this options, subscribers can generate and feature QR codes on yard signs and other printed marketing materials . When “read” with smartphone apps, the codes automatically launch the tour page for that property. In support of this feature, has put together a Web page explaining the value of QR codes,  and how to create and use them with its marketing system. Check it out.