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BriefYourMarket hires new MD


Gareth Samples BriefYourMarketGareth Samples has joined BriefYourMarket.com after recently leaving Your Move after more than 20 years.

Whilst at Your Move, Gareth had been Managing Director since 2010 and previously was Northern Sales Director, he was one of the initial shareholders and part of the Your Move MBO in 2004.

Major achievements, Gareth was responsible for at Your Move was the cold start integrated Lettings solution for residential offices now contributing an additional £10m revenue. Another was the integration of 60 new ex HBOS branches, restructuring management and team shape to fit the Your Move model.

He leaves Your Move at a time when it is the largest single brand estate agents in the UK with 230 owned branches, 100 franchise offices and employing over 2,000 people

Gareth said, “I am delighted to join BriefYourMarket.com at this exciting stage of its continued growth and since being in discussions with Directors Rick Palmer and Damon Bullimore over the last few months I have seen the massive progress made since the company started.”

He goes on to say, "It became very clear, very quickly that this was a business with huge ambition and potential and one that I was very keen to be involved with. BriefYourMarket.com has developed its Estate Agency proposition beyond recognition in the last 12 months and as a result has enjoyed a rising profile and customer base including winning 'Innovation of the year award' at the recent IPS property awards at Wembley Stadium and recent nominations for Supplier of the year to the Property Industry.”

Rick Palmer commented, "Due to the incredible growth of the business in 2011 it was essential that we appointed an MD to take us to the next stage of development. During the last few years we have enjoyed exponential growth and built a market leading, integrated solution for Estate Agents by working closely with our key industry software partners. Being able to secure someone with Gareth’s experience and track record is a fantastic achievement for BriefYourMarket.com and demonstrates our commitment to growing the business aggressively over the next few years.”

Started in 2009, BriefYourMarket.com’s unique and complete multi channel e-marketing platform has evolved rapidly to include intelligent newsletters, highly targeted direct mail , SMS messaging, postal, social media, surveys and automated messaging.

Gareth comments “The cutting edge technology and technical team really impressed me – their hunger, passion and drive to translate customer needs into reality is second to none, which has been endorsed by many industry experts. One great example of this was from Julian O’Dell, a well known industry training expert who recently said 'If you are an agent and not using BriefYourMarket.com, you are madder than a box of frogs…'

The vision of BriefYourMarket.com is to provide a platform for Estate agents of all sizes that is simple to use, extremely cost effective and drives excellent Return on Investment by utilising all areas of e-communications including email, Direct Mail, SMS and Social media.

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