Industry Trends Report | Wk of June 22
HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS How Covid-19 Has Impacted Communities of Color The pandemic might not discriminate on the basis of who can acquire coronavirus, but its impact has been disproportionate in the apartment industry. Communities of color have been overwhelmingly affected, as black individuals have been hospitalized at twice the rate. In areas such as […]
Industry Trends Report | Wk of May 11
HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS TikTok: Time for Marketers to Consider Social Media Channel Already popular as the fourth-most downloaded app of 2019, TikTok has exploded in a shelter-in-place environment. Unlike traditional social media platforms that cater largely to the younger demographics, TikTok is regularly being utilized by teens to those in their 40s. Apartment marketers […]
3 More Tips for Marketing During COVID-19
I was recently asked by Jennifer Castenson, director of thought leadership content for Hanley Wood and Multifamily Executive, for some tips on how supplier partners can continue to market during COVID-19 for a piece she was writing for Forbes Real Estate. She was able to use one of the tips I offered, which was to […]
An Unexpected Multifamily Alliance
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 […]
Capturing and Developing a Brand Voice
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 […]
Integrated MarCom Every Time
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.
3 Digital Marketing Trends for Apartment Marketers in 2019
In the world of marketing, there are a lot of platforms and technologies that marketing experts have identified to be major players in 2019. This is a great article about impactful marketing trends to watch this year.
Readers Shouldn’t Yawn: Why Blogs Should Be Written Creatively
More companies are moving away from the quick-hit blog and toward lengthy news article-type pieces. The informal chatty language is being replaced with a writing style generally reserved for news articles, which serve a different purpose. At the risk of getting too longwinded – because this piece is a blog – here are a few reasons why blogs should be creative and filled with personality.
Year-End Planning: Launch Your 2019 Strategy Now
The beginning of November also marks a vital time in our strategic marketing and public relations programming: it’s when we start planning for next year. While a lot of companies are focused on wrapping up 2018, we are digging into how to make 2019 even better for our clients.
Online Reviews as Free Market Research
Many community management teams are quick to dismiss the validity of negative online reviews, particularly if they perceive them to be unfair. However, themes are often revealed when closely monitoring a community’s online reviews.