Coffee and the newspaper

How to become a geeky apartment shopper

Posted by - Mar 11, 2013

It certainly isn’t your grandmother’s apartment search experience anymore. Not even close. You can imagine how the process used to be. Cup of freshly brewed coffee, a donut, the Sunday paper, all while making wide circles over ads that looked interesting. You’d gather up your list and head out on Monday morning, hit the streets,

Multifamily in transition: The future of the ILS

Posted by - Apr 13, 2012

Ask, Callsource, Lead Tracking Solutions, Vaultware, RentWiki, and MyNewPlace what the past year has been like. Mergers, acquisitions, and rebranding have been the theme. The top of the sales funnel has never seen such turmoil before. Change. It’s a sign of evolution within the industry. RentWiki represents a good case study. Back in 2009,

The 2011 Best of

Posted by - Dec 22, 2011

It’s amazing to think that this blog is nearly a year old. I’ve written far more words than I could have imagined writing back in January. This year I’ve created lots of conversation, turned some people off, and maybe… just maybe…inspired others. Here’s a list of the top stuff that people have read on this

For personal or for brands, why the Facebook ticker is a home run.

Posted by - Oct 24, 2011

It’s been nearly a month since the new features were released to Facebook users. The outcry has calmed down and people have adapted to how Facebook has changed. These new features, we’ve come to see, are changing the way you use the social network. Top stories and the timeline (which isn’t officially out yet) are

Why the new Facebook insights might make you rethink your Facebook strategy

Posted by - Oct 7, 2011

There goes Facebook changing things again. Due to these recent changes, the big question businesses have been asking over the past few weeks is “What’s in it for us?” or more specifically – “How will all of these changes affect our pages?” We’re beginning to figure that out as Facebook today has rolled out their

Today’s Question: The new Facebook… Innovation or Annoyance?

Posted by - Sep 23, 2011

“For the first time ever in a single day we had 500M people use Facebook.” – Mark Zuckerberg Back in July the rage was Google Plus. Lots of us couldn’t get enough of it. Great engagement, interesting platform with high expectations, and the Google name. It was a social network that was going places. In

Why the Facebook news feed changes are easy to hate but why you shouldn’t

Posted by - Sep 21, 2011

“Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” ~Arnold Bennett After logging into Facebook this morning, I realized that the world as we know it is going to collapse in on itself. Facebook changing something fundamental like how you view your news feeds? Blasphemy! In case you hadn’t