QuickLinkt Solutions Wins SABEX Award for New Product or Service

Celebrate Success Gala2015 has been a big year for QuickLinkt so far. We’ve launched our referral management solution with over 10,000 real estate agents, released a new product – ClientLinkt, and been busy with significant feature upgrades to our platform. In recognition of this momentum, on May 14th we were awarded the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award for New Product And/Or Service.


The Business Excellence Awards (SABEX Awards) presented by the Chamber recognize businesses in the Saskatoon area that “have raised the standards for the community, industry at large and even the world in the quality of their products, services and economic and community contributions.” Businesses that are nominated for the awards go through a rigorous application process before finalists are chosen in eight different award categories. Finalist in each category are announced at a Nominee Reception, and winners are chosen at the annual Celebrate Success Gala.


In the New Product And/Or Service category, QuickLinkt was a finalist along with TCU Financial Group, Saskatoon Institute for Medical Simulation, SheNative Goods Inc and North Prairie Developments Ltd. With these companies spanning across a range of industries, the nominations displayed the diversity of the Saskatoon economy and how the Chamber supports organizations across industries.


For QuickLinkt, the nomination and award were exciting milestones. Not only was it rewarding to be recognized within the local community, but it was also exciting to represent the province’s growing tech industry at such a prestigious event. For company co-founder Dale Lemke, this year’s Celebrate Success Gal also served as a slight deja-vu – Dale won the award for New Product award back in 1996 with his company Display Systems International (you can see his Now & Then video here).


While there hasn’t been too much time to celebrate, we’d like to send a big congratulations to all of the SABEX award winners & nominees and thank the Chamber for their ongoing support. You can learn more about the Celebrate Success Awards here, or check out our fellow Award Nominees for New Product!


Mortgage Associates use QuickLinkt Referral Marketing Platform to Automate Referral Management & Increase Mortgage Leads

Check out our recent press release on the results mortgage brokers are having using QuickLinkt to drive leads and manage referrals. 

Saskatoon, SK.  December 3, 2014.

Mortgage brokers rely on referrals from clients and professional contacts to grow their business. But with heavy competition from banks, a constantly changing industry and multiple new financial products – keeping on top of referrals is a difficult job. Despite these challenges, Mortgage Associate Ben Leclair is easily running a successful referral business using QuickLinkt’s referral management platform – he’s managing referrals from over 25 real estate agents and financial advisers while finding more time to focus on his clients.

Ben Leclair is a Mortgage Associate with Dominion Lending Centres Mortgage Mentors. With over 10 years experience as a lending specialist and financial adviser, he’s a high-volume agent with a large network of real estate agents, financial advisers and other industry related professionals.

Needless to say, a lot of Ben’s new business comes from his network. Real estate agents refer homebuyers looking for a new mortgage and financial advisers refer clients looking to refinance and consolidate debt. Managing these referrals is a big task – referrals need to be easily tracked, application progress monitored and updates communicated back to the referral source.

“I used to receive referrals via email, phone and text. I would then enter the details in an Excel Spreadsheet and manually update the mortgage application’s progress. Real estate agents and financial advisers would call often to find out what was going on with their client’s mortgage, and if I wasn’t at my computer it was hard to give them a good answer. Plus, it was a hassle to be tracking referrals and making phone calls when I had other work to do.”

But 6 weeks ago, Ben started using QuickLinkt to manage referrals. He now has professional contacts send referrals through the QuickLinkt Smartphone App. This means agents and advisers can make a referral anytime – whether they’re at an open house or in their office – and Ben is automatically notified. As he works with the client, he updates the referral progress (ie. contacted, pre-approved, waiting on confirmation from lender, etc) either from the QuickLinkt Smartphone App or Web Manager. These updates are automatically sent back to the referral source – so agents and advisers love how easy it is to stay in the loop. And on top of that, Ben gets detailed analytics on his referrals and sales.

Since starting with QuickLinkt, Ben’s received an average of 7 referrals every week. His network has grown to over 25 advisers & real estate agents sending referrals, and he’s no longer updating spreadsheets and returning phone calls about application progress.

“We’ve seen huge improvements in efficiency & volume. With the time we’re saving I can focus on growing my business, instead of busy work. QuickLinkt was super easy to set-up, and at the price point – I know I couldn’t go wrong. I think any broker, agent or adviser should be using it.”

About QuickLinkt
QuickLinkt is the only mobile-focused referral marketing & management platform. Businesses can enable clients & professional contacts to send referrals through the QuickLinkt Smartphone App or their website & Facebook page, then track sale progress and optionally issue rewards when referrals result in new business. With automated referral tracking & management, the platform makes it easy to increase referrals, streamline communication and measure program success.

To learn more about QuickLinkt, visit http://www.quicklinkt.com or visit http://www.quicklinkt.com/start to access your free 30-Day free trial.