For a quick tutorial, watch the following video.
A listing alert is an automatic email notifying a contact of new listings that match search criteria that the contact provides. One can configure an alert to be sent daily, bi-weekly, or weekly. The Contact Listings view provides a button to add a new listing alert for a contact. Listing alerts are designed to keep your contacts coming back to your website frequently. Market Leader has found that the more contacts you have who receive listing alerts, the more returning visitors you have to your website. The more returning visitors you have, the more likely you are to get a phone call when a contact finds his or her ideal home.
The system features encourage a contact to sign up for listing alerts, but Market Leader highly recommends that you review contact summaries to ensure they opt into listing alerts and that the alerts are reasonable for the area.
Unless you have explicit contact permission, do not set up alerts for a contact. The system might send emails as frequently as every day, and if the email is not requested, you might be seen as a spammer and lose the opportunity to work with the contact.
The following procedures assume you are logged into the Market Leader Admin interface with the Listings view open.
Due to volume, the system only records the previous 60 days of listing alerts sent to a contact.