Listen to our FREE On-Demand Digital Media Webcast with property management expert Ernest F. Oriente of PowerHour® and multifamily technology innovator Kerry W. Kirby, CEO of 365 Connect and MultifamilyBiz.com on their MultifamilyBiz.com + PowerHour Conference Call on “Social Media in Multifamily Housing – What’s The Buzz?” Ernest and Kerry’s 60 minutes of captivating and informative discussion on the hard facts of the use of social media in multifamily housing to market to prospects and retain residents. Their lively discussion takes you from the numbers behind this emerging trend to how to get in the social media game.
Conference Discussion Highlights
1. What is social media? What are your residents and future residents doing on social media? Is social media impacting your apartment community now? Who are the leading property management companies using social media with success?
2. Is your apartment community ready to use social media? What critical steps must you take to deploy social media? Is social media a marketing or retention tool? How do you successfully use social media?
3. Wow, my community has a Facebook and Twitter page - now what? What can you expect? What are the strategies to maximize social media? What are the pitfalls to watch out for? It's free, so why is it costing me so much? How do you manage social media and keep your cost down.
Kerry W. Kirby is an entrepreneur, technology innovator and the founder and CEO of New Orleans-based 365 Connect, an award-winning technology platform provider that exclusively serves the multifamily housing industry. Kerry is a renowned speaker, author and media expert on technology. He has published numerous articles, case studies and is a contributor to several nationally published books on real estate and technology. Kerry has been a guest lecturer, featured speaker and panelist at numerous universities, as well as national conferences and events. Known for his passion to foster the next generation of technology innovators, Kerry is one of the most notable supporters of technology and educational events in the New Orleans area, and has been named as one of the most influential people in technology and entrepreneurship in Louisiana. Kerry has been featured on the BBC Digital Planet program, NPR and various news and industry media outlets, and has led 365 Connect to receive an array of national and international technology awards; including the Louisiana Governor's Technology Award and multiple Multi-Housing Technology Choice Awards.
Ernest F. Oriente, a business coach since 1995 [26,500 hours], a property management industry professional since 1988-- the author of SmartMatch Alliances...the founder of PowerHour, and PowerHour SEO has a passion for coaching his clients on executive leadership, hiring and motivating property management SuperStars, traditional and Internet SEO/SEM marketing, competitive sales strategies, and high leverage alliances for property management teams and their leaders. He and his PowerHour team provide private and group coaching for property management companies and industry sales vendors/suppliers around North America, executive recruiting, investment banking, national real estate and apartment building insurance, SEO/SEM web strategies, national WiFi solutions, and powerful tools for hiring property management SuperStars and building dynamic teams.
Ernest worked for Motorola, Primedia and is certified in the Xerox sales methodologies. Recent interviews and articles have appeared more than 6500 times in business and trade publications and in a wide variety of leading magazines and newspapers, including Smart Money, Inc., Business 2.0, The New York Times, Fast Company, The LA Times, Fortune, Business Week, Self Employed America and The Financial Times. Since 1995, Ernest has written 180 articles for the property management industry and created 250+ property management forms, business and marketing checklists, sales letters and presentation tools. To subscribe to his free property management newsletter go to: www.powerhour.com. PowerHour® is based in Olympic-town…Park City, Utah, at 435.615.8486, by E-mail or visit their website: www.powerhour.com
Ernest also runs the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management vendor/supplier sales success, and the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management success.