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RealBird real estate toolbar - with unique cross-website property inquiry tool

We are pleased to introduce our new RealBird service: the RealBird real estate browser toolbar. It is a browser toolbar - powered by Conduit's core technology - that is private labeled for you and allows your visitors and clients to search for homes, see your featured listings, your hand picked community feeds and more, right from their browser, even after they leave your website.

Real Estate Toolbar

To get started with setting up your toolbar, do the following:


Please note, that these new features are only available for RealBird PRO members.

Cross-browser Property Inquiry Tool

This feature requires a little more explanation in order to emphasize its industry-first, unique and powerful benefits. 

With the RealBird Property Inquiry Tool, your toolbar users (e.g. active home buyers) can request more information from YOU about ANY property that they might have found on ANY website. It is a cross-website lead capture and communication tool

With only one click on your toolbar, your users can send you a property inquiry email that includes the title and URL of the current property page they are currently on. In other words, even if they find a property that they like on, Trulia, Zillow or any other websites, they can contact YOU for more information. Such inquiries are also stored in your Message Archive in the RealBird member area and you can get notified via your Message Archive RSS feed as well.


  1. Your client is on a 3rd party website - e.g. - and finds a property that he or she likes
  2. Your client clicks the "Property Inquiry" button on your own real estate toolbar that he or she previously installed (see the Janie Coffey's The Miami Story toolbar used in this example)
  3. A contact form pops up instantly with the property title and the Url of the current page preset. Upon clicking the send button, an email inquiry is sent to you and also saved in your RealBird account for future reference.

You can access the tutorial and your RealBird toolbar components in the RealBird member area

Should you have question, please do not hesitate to contact us.

-- Zoltan



Disclaimer: RealBird has a standard affiliate agreement with Conduit

In the press: RealBird Property Search and Single Property Website Services are Now Available in Canada and United Kingdom

Finally, the press release is on the wire about the RealBird support of the Canadian and UK market. The press release is copied below:


RealBird Property Search and Single Property Website Services are Now Available in Canada and United Kingdom

RealBird Inc., a leading provider of Internet marketing tools for real estate agents announced today the availability of its service in Canada and the United Kingdom.

Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2010 -- RealBird Inc., a leading provider of Internet marketing tools for real estate agents announced today the availability of its service in Canada and the United Kingdom. The Canadian release includes both the Property Search that accesses the Google Real Estate (Google Base) listings database and also the Listing Publisher, for creating and marketing Single Property Websites for listings. The U.K. version includes at this time the Property Search, with the Listing Publisher to be released at a later date. The cost of the service is $99/year.

The RealBird Property Search has been in use since August 2009 and has undergone since then extensive user testing with hundreds of agents who have reported great results in terms of lead generation and user satisfaction. The Property Search can be easily customized with just a few clicks to create specific search links to be added to websites, blogs, or used in standalone mode as a mini-search website. The Property Search also includes a customer login module where homebuyers can save their searches and favorite listings. An example integration can be seen at

RealBird's Listing Publisher includes tools to enable agents to market their listings and themselves not only using their own websites, but also via major real estate classified sites, blogs, Facebook, Active Rain, Twitter, etc.

Zoltan Szendro, EVP and CTO of RealBird explains: "During the past few years the real estate market has undergone profound changes, and a nice website is no longer enough for agents to generate leads. Consumers will start their home search in many diverse places, such as real estate portals like Trulia, Zillow or Google Maps, or classifieds sites such Craigslist, Oodle, or Backpage, or any of the social media sites like Facebook or ActiveRain. With our service agents can position themselves to be found on all these virtual places, at a very low cost and with little effort."

Al and Peggy Cunningham, Brokers with RE/MAX Realty Services Inc., in Brampton, Ontario ( ) are excited that RealBird have recently expanded into the Canadian market: "We have heard only positive comments about RealBird from all of our American REALTOR┬« friends. Our goal is always to expose our sellers' properties to the largest number of Buyers in the market. RealBird will help us in this endeavor, resulting in the sellers getting sold quick and for the maximum dollar."

About RealBird:
RealBird's services include listing marketing and lead generation tools uniquely tailored to the needs of the residential and commercial real estate industry. The RealBird Listing Publisher provides a free, next generation Property Website builder with syndication to 3rd party classified sites and advance presentation tools. The RealBird Map-based Search service couples the traditional, form-based MLS search with the ability to browse listings on a street or aerial map. RealBird's latest Property Search Tool widget offers user friendly, flexible implementation with national coverage, using syndicated listing data from Google Base. 
RealBird has over 18,000 subscribers. For additional information, visit

® RealBird is a registered trademark of RealBird Inc.

Contact: Gabriel Gross, (866) 551-2934 



The Quick Share Tool just got way more useful

We wrote about the RealBird Quick Share productivity tool a few month ago and we released some neat updates today that make this tool even more useful. The less time, efforts and clicks it takes to perform a task, the more it will be used. The more you use this RealBird productivity tool, the more exposure your listing gets. Hence the need for these updates.

The Quick Share tool is a webpage that lists all of your properties that are published via RealBird and provides you an easy way to perform repetitive tasks such as reposting your listings to social media sites, to your blog, emailing them to your clients etc. While RealBird automatically syndicates your listings to many destinations, posting to Craigslist for example is an easy, manual process with RealBird. Furthermore, since listings either expire on Craigslist and other classified sites and get buried on microblog sites and in status updates quickly, it is very important for you to repeat these tasks every once in a while to reach potential homebuyers at the right place, at the right time.

To help you with these tasks, we provided you with the Listing Marketing Checklist (PDF download) and the Quick Share tool.

The most important thing about the Quick Share tool is that it does not require login to RealBird. No sensitive, private information is provided on it, so you can bookmark the link and return to it with only 1 click.

RealBird Quick Share
To bookmark your own Quick Share link, login to RealBird once and you can find the tool on the listing management page. Make sure you bookmark the link so that you do not have to log back into RealBird again in order to use it.

With this new update, we added the following features that makes it even quicker to use the tool:

  1. The least viewed listings are now shown first. Those are the ones that need your attention and require sharing
  2. The list now shows the actual view count per listing
  3. Property records with less than 100 overall views have a red alert message telling you that your attention is needed
  4. The list also shows the original entry date and the last modification date as well and you can sort the list by record entry date as well.
  5. You can also access the edit page via this tool so you can use it as a start page when you need to update a property record. This action will of course require login.

In short, make sure that you bookmark the Quick Share tool or add the link to your browser's bar and use it every week for maximum online marketing results.

-- Zoltan