When we talk about crisis communications, we often think of legal teams, public relations, risk management and operations. What we often miss is human resources and the role of culture. Culture is critical to responding well to a crisis, and it’s easy to err on either of two sides that are greatly impacted by culture […]
Marketing teams today have a number of stakeholders. And we’re responsible for communicating effectively to all of those key stakeholders and to cater those communications based on their specific needs and interests. For instance, on-site teams need training on marketing tools, resources for resident and prospect communications and a steady amount of leads. While operations […]
The largest multifamily conference is just around the corner. The NAA’s Apartmentalize will bring more than 10,000 industry professionals to the Mile High City this year. I can envision it now. Multifamily marketers and sales team members in full strategy mode. They are honing-in their outbound efforts, scheduling meetings, planning events and putting the final […]
If you work at a typical multifamily organization, your marketing team is probably not big enough to handle robust digital lead generation strategies or data analysis efforts. If they’re lucky, marketing teams might have one data junkie and a couple of people in charge of buying ads. This leaves a lot of multifamily marketers partnering […]
HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Seven Ways to Urbanize the SuburbsOver the past two decades, developers have mastered what is needed to entice urban dwellers to live in downtown apartment communities. But now, as downtown locales become increasingly congested, developers are aiming to give renters an urbanized experience in suburban locales. To make it work, they’ll […]
Content is king. Especially in today’s digital marketing landscape. From emails and blogs to easy-to-digest social media content like Tweets and video, the content a company distributes truly defines who they are. Get a brand voice and message right, it becomes easier to engage an audience. Getting that voice and message wrong could lead to […]
Whenever I mention running an integrated marketing communications program, everybody in the room nods in agreement, as if to say, “Of course.” Whenever an individual marketing idea or subject comes up, however, everybody seems to jump at getting the task checked off the to-do list without putting a comprehensive, multi-pronged campaign together.
HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Amenities War Might Not Be The Best Student Housing Strategy Amenities make a big splash and provide Instagrammable moments. But some developers and school administrators are rethinking the emphasis of these glitzy additions at student housing communities, instead dedicating their focus to more mundane-but-necessary features.