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[Inside Apto] How we built Apto Maps

By Samuel Toriel (Engineering Manager) on May 10, 2018

Here in Apto’s engineering department, we’re completely focused on creating a product that helps brokers manage their workflows in more efficient ways.

When working with property data, for example, it’s valuable to be able to visualize the relationships of where properties are on a map. So we built Apto Maps.

Here, we’ll give you a peek behind the curtain so you can see how we created this tool and how it can help brokers be more efficient.

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[Video] Take a look at Apto Deals

By The Apto Team on May 3, 2018

You’re in the commercial real estate business to close deals and make money. Do you have a process to manage it all so nothing falls between the cracks?

Apto Deals helps you track, manage, and execute your deals from start to finish with a simple interface and intuitive workflow that drives every deal forward. In one dashboard, you can see where every deal is at every stage, from prospect to negotiations to close.

Watch the video to learn more, or go ahead and get a full demo.

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Introducing Apto Deals: Perfect clarity and workflow for every single deal

By The Apto Team on Apr 25, 2018

There are plenty of cringeworthy stories out there about brokers who lost a deal, maybe even because of that one little detail that slipped through the cracks. It's never fun to lose, and it's why brokers need better tools to manage it all. Yes, sometimes things just fall through, but there are definitely ways to get better at tracking, managing, and executing deals.

Apto Deals is our latest feature set designed to help brokers track, manage, and execute deals from start to finish with a simple interface and intuitive workflow that drives everything forward.

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Product review: How Apto Maps helps CRE brokers visualize their market

By The Apto Team on Apr 11, 2018

Apto MapsThis product review by Franco Faraudo appeared in Propmodo. Read an excerpt below. 

Apto Maps helps commercial real estate brokers prospect and win deals by providing visual, interactive tools to analyze a market. It’s a new feature in the Apto suite of cloud-based CRM tools built on the Salesforce.com platform.

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[Inside Apto] How we built our integrations and created a seamless product experience

By Andrew Babitt on Mar 1, 2018

computer-code-320x213.jpgHere in the engineering department at Apto, our goal is to build tools brokers love.

To do that, we also need to give our customers easy access to a number of technology integrations. We want each process and task to be simple—we’re not here to build a new email system after all—so Apto has to work seamlessly with many of the tools that brokers already use in their day-to-day routines.

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[Inside Apto] Why we host hackathons every quarter

By Steve Neely on Feb 15, 2018

hackathon-laptops 320x213.jpg"Hackathons are so valuable because they are a time when we're able to think past the next day or week and just build without constraints. Taking this time to think differently pays off with new ideas.”

- Pedram Keyani, Director of Engineering at Facebook

If you’re at all familiar with the tech world, you might have heard about hackathons. A hackathon is defined as “an event, typically lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming.” I’ll note that while it started with computer engineers, it can also be more than that.

The goal is to refresh team creativity, take a break from day-to-day tasks and habits, and refocus on the bigger mission of the organization. At Apto, that means building tools brokers love.

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A visual to show you our latest visual tool―Apto Maps

By The Apto Team on Feb 7, 2018

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a map is worth a thousand spreadsheets. 

That’s why we created Apto Maps. This new tool within Prospect & Nurture helps you prospect and win deals by giving you visual, interactive tools to analyze your market. You’ll be able to turn location-driven observations into action with smarter call lists and deeper insights.

Take a look, then request a demo to get a more detailed introduction.

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Q&A: The do’s and don’ts of technology adoption, according to our senior project manager

By Nell Gable on Feb 6, 2018

broker-data-relationships-320x216.jpgMaggie Ham is a senior project manager at Apto. She has helped brokerages of all different sizes find success with our technology. We sat down with her to learn what makes an Apto customer successful, and what practices can ultimately sabotage a technology roll-out.

Maggie focuses on CRM, and it’s important to note that this needs to be set up right to take advantage of our prospecting and mapping tools. It’s your data, and it needs to be organized so you’ll take action on it! Here’s how to get set up for success.

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A note from our CEO: Why I know Apto will win—and brokers will, too

By Angela Tucci on Jan 31, 2018

It took just one meeting with Tanner McGraw, founder of Apto, for me to know that this company had a tiger by the tail. And I wanted to be a part of it.

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Partners, integrations, and apps: 29+ ways technology can and should fit with your workflow

By The Apto Team on Jan 29, 2018

59c9921faca4f_jobs_report_career_business_people_computer_laptop_technology_CRE_tech-320x218.jpgYour workflow as a broker has about a million moving parts. From prospecting and building relationships to marketing and deal management, you have your work cut out for you.

It can be overwhelming to evaluate and optimize for each part of the process, and it’s wise to try and keep things as simple as possible. There are many products out there that can cover a lot of bases at once. And those core products often can and should integrate with easy-to-use apps and other tools to keep your workflow centralized.

That’s why we’re focused on simplicity in our product. We want to provide you with tools you love to use, and to that end, we want you to keep using the tools you already know and love.

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