July 29, 2009 // Franchising.com // MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., – Weichert, Realtors was recently honored with an APEX Award for Publication Excellence in the Individual Web Pages and Sections category. Weichert received the award for its Communications Archive on WeichertOne, the company's intranet site for its sales associates and employees.
"Having our intranet site recognized for publication excellence is a great honor," said Denise Smith, senior vice president of administration and operations for Weichert, Realtors. "It is particularly gratifying because it validates our effort to make WeichertOne the most comprehensive, informative and useful resource possible."
Launched in September 2008, the Communications Archive was designed to keep sales associates and employees informed of the latest company and industry news. The intranet site section includes links to the current issues of various Weichert e-newsletters, as well as a comprehensive search function which allows visitors to view past issues that are relevant to a particular topic of interest. Through the Communications Archive, sales associates can even forward information of value directly to their buyers and sellers.
The APEX Awards program recognizes excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications goals. There were 3,785 entries, and Weichert was one of only six Awards of Excellence winners in its category.
Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in more than 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. Each Weichert franchised office is independently owned and operated.