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Stay up-to-date on the latest in marketing news and GTMA's strategy as it relates to the ever-evolving nature of digital communications.

Managing Your Apartment Community’s Online Reputation During COVID-19

Managing Your Apartment Community’s Online Reputation During COVID-19

Considering the curveballs that COVID-19 is throwing us, it may seem inevitable that your property’s star rating will drop on review platforms. After all, 95% of the country is currently under stay-at-home orders. For multifamily communities, more people at home means that minor issues such as noise, closed amenities and changes in staff availability have a greater potential to develop…

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COVID-19 Curveballs Keep Digital Marketing & Communications a Priority for Apartment Owners

Given the constant technological advances in online marketing, renting apartments is an ever-evolving craft. Now, with Coronavirus and social distancing our new reality for the foreseeable future, marketing apartments must evolve once more, but this time it must evolve quickly and pivot to a focus on consistent communication and virtual everything. COVID-19 will accelerate the trend we already see toward…

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COVID-19 Curveballs Keep Digital Marketing & Communications a Priority for Apartment Owners
5 Tips To Creating The Best DIY Leasing Tour Video

5 Tips To Creating The Best DIY Leasing Tour Video

At the moment one of the biggest challenges to giving apartment tours is that people aren’t coming to your physical property. It might be the social distancing to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus right now, but sometimes it can be a scheduling conflict or an out-of-state potential resident that will require the need to do an impromptu home…

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The Ultimate Guide to C-C-P-A without the P-A-I-N

Making your multifamily business compliant with the new California privacy regulations is easier than you may think! Over the last few weeks, online buzz has been rising about the latest four-letter word in marketing: CCPA. Short for the California Consumer Privacy act, or AB 375, this new act is driving client questions in the multifamily industry about how they will…

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The Ultimate Guide to C-C-P-A without the P-A-I-N
SEO Strategies Lease-ups vs. Stabilized Apartments

SEO Strategies Lease-ups vs. Stabilized Apartments

SEO strategies for lease-ups vs. stabilized apartments should not look exactly the same. In this article, we’re going to focus on what your end goal is and then work backward in order to determine what kind of SEO campaign you actually need. Given all of our previous articles on what SEO is, we’ll assume our readers have a basic understanding…

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Reputation Marketing Case Study from GTMA

This reputation marketing case study represents 30+ properties located across the state of California under a single management company. GTMA contracted to provide ongoing social media content, social ads, and reputation management services for these multi-family apartment communities in 2019. Many of these properties were recent B-class portfolio acquisitions that had previously struggled with negative reviews and poor online reputations. When…

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Reputation Marketing Case Study from GTMA
The Do’s & Don’ts of Review Management for Reputation Marketing

The Do’s & Don’ts of Review Management for Reputation Marketing

When it comes to managing your online reputation, it's easy to occasionally let the haters get you down. As difficult as it may be to avoid focusing on the negative, you need to remind yourself there are still plenty of positives to be taken away from the reviews your business receives! One of the most important being how you choose…

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SEO & REPUTATION MARKETING BETTER TOGETHER

WHAT IS SEO, AND WHY DOES IT MATTER? What relationship do SEO & reputation marketing efforts have to one another? A very close one! To understand how and why, let's first take a closer look at SEO itself. SEO stands for search engine optimization. It’s a technique used to maximize exposure to the content on websites in order to achieve…

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SEO & REPUTATION MARKETING BETTER TOGETHER
The Fall Part 2

The Fall Part 2

IT’S NOT OUR FAULT. Look, we get it. Leasing apartments or selling condos and houses during the fall is THE WORST! Traffic dries up and it’s nobody's fault but the time of year. Our blog from last year proves that search traffic drops through the 🚽 toilet in September and October. Given our close partnership with Google, they were able…

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First Agency in Real Estate Marketing to Pilot Innovative CPC Program

Today, GTMA is excited to announce that we have been selected as the only agency in the real estate vertical, and one of only four agencies in the country, to pilot a new Yelp CPC ad format. Let’s take a look at what’s included! FROM YELP TO YOU IN ONE CLICK This new format allows searchers to skip the Yelp profile…

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First Agency in Real Estate Marketing to Pilot Innovative CPC Program