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What is a "broadcast BPO order"? Why do agents get excited or upset when the topic comes up? What does this have to do with my business? Hey, if these things only pay $45 to $65 each, why does it even matter? Maybe you're new to real-estate, or maybe new to the REO world, or maybe you've just plain been focused on listings & sales, and haven't taken a close look at BPO's in a while. If so, then I can hopefully share some tidbits of advice from my own experience to help you learn more about them. Who (6 comments)
Top Broadcast BPO Companies by Order Volume - 10/14/10 05:36 PM
Only 12% to 15% of all BPO orders are broadcast, but with millions of BPO’s being done every year across the USA, the numbers add up to a very large number of broadcast orders available for any agent to accept with the AutoAccepter 2. When it comes to broadcast BPO orders, not all companies are equal. The list of order-capture volumes on this page shows January to October 2010 (9-month) statistics for the top 20 BPO companies that the AutoAccepter 2 can accept orders for. First things first: if you want to increase the volume of BPO orders using the AutoAccepter (5 comments)
BPO Agents Demand "Personalized Defaults" Software - 10/13/10 05:41 PM
The BPO Automation Group's new Personalized Defaults Add-On for the BPO Automation Suite Pro is being met with high demand by existing clients as well as prospective buyers, who are citing the new module as a value-added software tool to help them complete BPO forms even faster by allowing the automation of neighborhood, marketing, and default subject & comp data. Personalized Defaults adds 30-additional fields of agent-defined data to the existing 30 fields (210 data points) input into web-based BPO forms by BPO Automation Group software. By exporting MLS subject, sold, and listing data into the BPO Automation Suite Pro software (0 comments)
BPO Automation Unveils Personalized Defaults Software - 10/09/10 12:55 AM
The BPO Automation Group today unveiled the "Personalized Defaults" Add-On Module for the BPO Automation Suite Pro, which allows agents to automatically fill-in up to 95% of most web-based BPO forms by allowing them to re-use common neighborhood, marketing, and trend data. These additional fields are automatically filled-in by the iMacros core software browser in matter of seconds, and expand upon the existing sold, list, and subject comp data autofill by adding an additional 30 data-fields to the existing 210 data fields already filled - taking the total completion up to a remarkable 240 data points that the agent doesn't have (3 comments)
AutoAccepter 2.0 passes $4.5 million in broadcast BPO orders captured - 10/06/10 04:48 PM
The AutoAccepter 2.0 software application from BPO Automation has just passed the $4.5 million dollar mark in captured orders for 2010 - putting it far ahead of anticipated schedule and prompting BPO Automation to undertake the development of new order-capture tracking technologies for agents currently using the application. The AutoAccepter 2.0 is available as a free trial-download for 2-weeks, and works as a virtual assistant to periodically check BPO accounts for orders and accept them when available. Originally launched in response to demand for a tool to allow agents to stay mobile while still accepting broadcast BPO orders, the AutoAccepter 2.0 (1 comments)
2010 BPO Software Survey Results - 10/06/10 03:34 PM
The industry has spoken! Votes are still pouring in to the comprehensive 2010 BPO Software Survey launched collaboratively by BPO Automation and REOPro Online, but the trends are clear: Click here to see the results. The goal of the 2010 BPO Software Survey was to garner a feel for the tools of choice for BPO & REO agents, to learn more about the sales models that agents prefer, and to tackle some challenging ethical questions causing debate in the BPO Industry. Developed in partnership with REOPro online, the 2010 BPO Software Survey was the brainchild of the BPO Automation Group - the nation's leading (1 comments)
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Take the 2010 BPO Software Survey Today! - 10/05/10 05:17 PM
Your opinion counts! The 2010 BPO Software Survey is a comprehensive online study of the tools and technologies used in today's BPO industry with the goal of gathering agent feedback to make the industry better! This free, anonymous survey is sponsored by the BPO Automation Group and REOPro Online as a way of reaching out to any agents who actively do Broker Price Opinion orders to get opinions and feedback about the tools used industry-wide for form-autofill, automated order-acceptance, and order tracking and management. The 12-question survey takes about 3 minutes to complete, and covers a wide range of topics including (0 comments)
BPO Automation Conducts Comprehensive BPO Software Study - 10/04/10 05:22 PM
The BPO Automation Group is currently in the process of conducting the most thorough & comprehensive study of BPO software tools undertaken to date in order to better understand the changing needs of BPO & REO agents across the industry. The study, a 13-question web-based survey, contains both questions relating to the BPO Automation Group's products and services (ie: what was your sales experience?) as well as more comprehensive questions about software type (web vs. desktop) to help understand what works for agents in today's market. As the industry leader in Broker Price Opinion software, the BPO Automation Group currently offers (1 comments)
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