Sending SMS with Twilio and Zapier

Scott Costello All, Blog, Podio, Tools, Tutorial 5 Comments

There are many different ways to reach out and touch a lead from sending letters, postcards or even text messages. These all work great depending on the situation.  In this tutorial we are going to create a Podio App where we can send and receive SMS Text messages. We all send texts back and forth with our sellers and this setup can be easily implemented into any Podio workspace. When I found out that Zapier had an integration with Twilio …

REIFlow for Podio – Looking for 20 more beta users

Scott Costello All, Blog, Featured 22 Comments

I am in search of 20 beta users for REIFlow for Podio. This is the last and final round of beta testers before I release it into the wild. Meaning that this is your last chance to get a HUGE discount. The First round of beta testing went great and I can’t thank Luke, Brian, Bobby, Chris, Percy, Jeremy and Gabriel enough for putting the time and effort into helping me improve the system. They helped catch bugs and even …

ReiFlow for Podio Update: Automate Task Creation

Scott Costello All, Blog, Featured, Podio 26 Comments

REIFlow for Podio is entering it’s last stage of development. The goal is to be ready for its first round of Beta Testing in Mid July. I know a lot of you are waiting for the release which has me excited! In this post I wanted to show you all one of the really cool features of REIFlow…Custom Task Creation. A great way to manage your leads and keep yourself on track is to use tasks to dictate your work …

Podio Quick Trick: Better App Navigation

Scott Costello All, Blog, Featured

From the first time using Podio I noticed that the navigation from App to App, Item to Item is not very intuitive. That also goes for moving about in a long app form. In a prior blog post, I showed you how to create section headers using the calculations fields. While that tip helped break up the form, it still would be nice to be able to more quickly get to a section you want. In this post, I’m going …

REIFlow for Podio: Preview #2

Scott Costello All, Blog, Featured

Anyone who has used Podio knows that there is a learning curve when first getting started. This learning curve is much steeper then most other software systems because you basically have to develop your own system. Podio, at its core, is a development platform that makes it easy to create custom input forms and store that information in tables. If that was all Podio did, it wouldn’t require such a learning curve and wouldn’t be nearly as powerful. In my …

Quick Podio Tip: Get Property Images using Google MAPS API

Scott Costello All, Blog, Featured 19 Comments

Alert! Google has discontinued the use of unsigned api requests.  This means you must register an account with Google API service and get an API Key of your own. Then you must include that API key code with all requests by placing &key=[your api key code] https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/staticmap?center=120+whippany+rd+whippany+nj&key=987asdfhads987fhhujhiuywe97 https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/staticmap?center=120+whippany+rd+whippany+nj&key=987asdfhads987fhhujhiuywe97 This is one of those tips that is so easy to implement you can do it in 2 minutes. There is no reason not to do this in your Podio setups. Being …