Following Eye’s report on Friday about the allAgents deal with eMoov, allowing it to have a directory listing even where it has no properties, the website has announced changes.
eMoov had taken full advantage after allAgents introduced a “global” advertising package.
allAgents had defended it, saying that any advertiser could buy it, but admitted that it particularly appealed to online agents.
The move was heavily criticised by local high street estate agents.
Now Martin McKenzie of allAgents has told Eye: “Following on from your story and feedback from some of our premium support agents, we have now implemented changes to the global directory listing on our website.
“From today, any firm who takes out this global listing will only show in places where there are no ‘premium support plus’ agents.
“We believe this is a perfect compromise for firms who wish to upgrade to our all-inclusive support / advertising / vendor and landlord lead generation package.
“Firms that have upgraded to our global listing feature (like eMoov) will only show in areas where we have free or no listing agents.”
He is even hoping that Eye readers will like this tempter: “We would like to offer Property Industry Eye readers the opportunity to upgrade to our PS+ package with a discount of 30%. Any readers interested can fill out our ‘contact us’ form on our website quoting PIE30.”
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