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How to Optimize Your Property Management Videos for YouTube

YouTube is the second largest search engine and the third most visited site after Google and Facebook. Users consume 3.35 billion hours of video on YouTube each and every month. To say this video sharing network is a marketing goldmine would be an understatement. And given the visual nature of the property management industry, it’s a natural fit. That is, of course, provided that your videos are actually getting found and being watched. If your YouTube performance could use a little boost, here are some expert optimization tips you may want to try.

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4 Ways to Get Residents to Use Your Property Management Self-Service Portal

One of the nicest features of modern property management software is that it offers the ability for residents to handle many of their own actions electronically, without the need for assistance from a human agent. Through the self-service portal, people can process online payments, access details about their rental contract, submit maintenance requests and more. Not only is this more convenient for them, but it’s also good for your busy staff. Of course, not everyone will be willing to jump onboard right off the bat. Here are four things you can do to gently persuade them to give the portal a try.

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Pros and Cons of Including Long Distance Properties in Your Property Management Portfolio

While it can seem intimidating at first, many property managers find great success in adding properties to their portfolio that are out of their general geographical area. The ability to tap into other markets outside your own can bring tremendous opportunity to grow and increase your profitability. Does it make sense for you to jump in and take the plunge? To make that decision, consider the following pros and cons.

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5 Critical Problem-Solving Skills for Successful Property Management Leaders

Successful companies solve problems. They do this by employing leaders who are capable of making smart decisions, coming up with innovative ideas and overcoming obstacles that are standing in their way. How skilled are you at problem-solving? Do you have what it takes to drive your property management business forward competitively? Are you doing enough to keep your employees, customers and stakeholders happy? If you could use a little help in this area, as many of us could, here are a few critical skills to focus on developing.

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6 Tips for Helping Employees (and Yourself) Achieve Better Work-Life Balance in Property Management

Is your property management team dangerously close to burnout? According to the Harvard Business Review, employees that regularly take breaks and time off have 30 percent more focus than their colleagues. Furthermore, workers who feel supported by their managers in this area are nearly 100 percent more loyal.

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5 Cyber Security Myths That Could be Placing Your Property Management Company at Risk

Being in property management involves a good deal of record keeping, including the sensitive data of your employees and clients. What would happen if a hacker were to gain access to your network? Could your organization survive the monetary and reputational impact of a security breach? If you are operating under any of the following cybersecurity myths, you may have to learn this the hard way. Here’s what you need to know to keep your data safe from falling into the wrong hands.

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How to Optimize Your Property Management Services Page

These days, when someone is looking for information about a business, they’ll do so almost exclusively on the internet. You’ve probably already invested in a quality website, but is it really enough to make your firm stand out amidst all the other property management companies in the area?

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5 Steps to Better Workplace Collaboration in Property Management

Is collaboration really that important? Well, according to one recent study, 86 percent of executives and employees blame lack of collaboration and/or ineffective communication for workplace failures. The reason collaboration is so impactful is because it facilitates knowledge sharing, which leads to innovation. In a highly saturated field like property management, this innovation can help position your company ahead of the competition.

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5 Ineffective Leadership Styles in Property Management

Being an effective leader isn’t always something that comes naturally. In many cases, it requires hard work and the willingness to learn, adapt and evolve. The goal is to identify the property management leadership style that best suits yourself as well as your team, and this process may take a little bit of trial and error – especially if you are new to your role.

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4 Critical Skills to Look for In Your Property Management Company Job Applicants

In order to achieve sustainable success in your property management company, it’s crucial that you hire individuals who are not only qualified but are also closely aligned with your organizational culture. Many business leaders fail in this area simply because they focus primarily on hard skills and forget about the critical soft skills that they’re truly looking for. And these skills aren’t just applicable in property management. They’re things many hiring managers in every industry are starting to actively seek.

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