Posts Tagged ‘ Partnership Marketing ’

Conversation and Engagement Require Your Business to get Involved

Conversation and Engagement Require Your Business to get Involved

It has been some time between articles here for me. Partially because I didn’t have anything new to say and partially because I have a lot to say, but have held back. Mike Brewer summed things in a recent post titled Using Social Media to Market Apartments Back in 2009 I penned a post about using social...
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Content Curation or Spam

Content Curation or Spam

Ever notice how things around us change, that actually changes our behavior, but we haven’t really noticed it. Like pumping our own gas for those old enough to remember “Filling Stations”. And while there are dozens of changes happening everyday sometimes they slip our awareness. One thing that marketers are doing today that they...
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Social Outreach Versus Social Marketing; Is There a Difference?

Social Outreach Versus Social Marketing; Is There a Difference?

We have logged nearly (2,000) blog posts at The Urbane Life on line magazine. The blog continues to be the hub of our social marketing at Urbane Apartments. From day one I have been adamant that writers can write about anything they are passionate about. We love to highlight local businesses and events, and generally focusing on...
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Marketing in Everything You Do

Marketing in Everything You Do

How much impact do marketers really have on business results? If your business or brand is stellar, does marketing really matter? We all know of a great restaurant that has a line out the door every night who has never done any advertising, or the local brand that everyone just goes there because. When...
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Engaging Your Employees

Engaging Your Employees

As companies and businesses enter the social space, things can be a little scary for them. They no longer have control of the message. Perhaps the establishment never had control, but if they couldn’t hear or see it, it must be so. This social media thing has changed all of that. Anyone in your company is now a publisher, and some...
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Keeping Customers Happy with QR Codes, Video & Partnership Marketing

Keeping Customers Happy with QR Codes, Video & Partnership Marketing

We like to think we’re pretty innovative when it comes to attracting new prospects to and leasing units for Urbane Apartments and our other clients, Paragon Apartments and Landmark Apartments. But once you bring them in, you got to keep them happy. So what do QR codes, partnership marketing and online video have to...
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Make the Competition Irrelevant by Changing the Rules

Make the Competition Irrelevant by Changing the Rules

One of our strengths at Urbane Media is Branding. Our ability to create and market the Brand of the businesses we represent. Some of the challenges that businesses have, which is typical of great brands is their ability to break away from the competition by creating uncontested market space that makes the competition irrelevant. Untapped market space demand creation of something new...
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Apartment Marketers Cure Vacancy Panic by Spending More

Apartment Marketers Cure Vacancy Panic by Spending More

Do you have a mentor? If you are lucky enough to have one to help guide your career, or even just visit with every now and again, take advantage of that resource. I have done just that with my last employer, Jonathan Holtzman, Chairman at Village Green Companies. It may only be a breakfast meeting here or there...
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How to Rent Apartments on Facebook

How to Rent Apartments on Facebook

We have been on our soapbox here at the Urbane Laboratory about the number of Facebook Fans a small business or Apartment Community needs to create traction. Until you have mustered up a few thousand Facebook Fans narrowly targeted to your ideal demographic you are mostly talking to yourself. There just isn’t anyone there....
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Hello, Is Anyone There on our Facebook Page

Hello, Is Anyone There on our Facebook Page

Administering a Facebook Page with less than a few thousand fans is pretty lonely, because no one is there. On top of that it is arguably a waste of resources. There just isn’t enough engagement to make much of a difference to your business or apartment community. The hucksters who tell you otherwise are likely...
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