As you may have noticed, the NorthstarMLS "Share My Listings Widget" is no longer able to post your listings to your Facebook business page because of recent changes made by Facebook. The Widget is an older program given to us years ago by another MLS and is no longer supported. It will continue to work for sharing your listings to other social media (such as Twitter). Until we can find an alternative, we have other ways available for you to share your listings on Facebook.

  1. Matrix has a "Share" button that you can click to retrieve a link to your listing to post on Facebook. Here is a link to a demo of these steps
    • Click the "My Matrix" tab and select "My Listings."
    • From the display drop-down, select "All Active and Coming Soon Listings."
    • Click the checkbox next to the listing you want to share.
    • Click the "Share" button. Copy the link from the pop-up window.
    • Paste the link into your Facebook business page.
  2. Homesnap mobile app: Tap the "Me" icon on the bottom right, then select "My Listings." Tap the listing you want to share, then select "Share This Listing." Select "Facebook" and follow the prompts.
  3. Homespotter mobile app: Select "My Listings" from the main menu. Tap to open the listing you want to share. Tap the Share icon on the bottom left of the screen. Select "Facebook" and follow the prompts.

 

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We have just released a new version of the social media marketing toolkit Share My Listings (SMyL) Widget. If you have never used it, give it a try. It helps you to easily share your listings on nine different social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, and Reddit. Other features include:
  • Template for posting to Craigslist
  • HTML email flyer tool, including analytics
  • iFrame tool for posting your listings on your blog or website
  • A custom URL and QR code for each of your Active listings
  • Click a button to find if your listing is on the major public portal websites
  • Upload your agent photo and select a theme
Here is a link to the documentation. Enhancements include an improved interface and a new three-column layout for your listings. You will find the Share My Listings Widget here on the Matrix Home page in the “External Links” box (about a third of the way down). If you have questions, contact us at help@northstarmls.com or 651-251-5456 (1-877-251-5455 toll-free outside the metro). We are available M-F, 8:00 to 5:00.
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