The sales journey for 55+ and senior living communities is rarely as straightforward as salespeople would like. In this month’s roundup, we look at best practices and new techniques you can implement into your sales strategy to bring in more leads and close more sales.
“Copy is a direct conversation with the consumer” —Shirley Polykoff, American advertising pioneer
As professional marketers, we sometimes forget that advertising is a two-way street. We get frustrated when our customers don’t engage with our products and services and then blame it on them not understanding the value that we’re bringing them. But in reality, we’re the ones to blame. We’ve forgotten how to talk with customers rather than at them.
The world’s population of seniors continues to increase with no sight of slowing down in the coming decades. This presents several accessibility challenges that our communities will have to start planning for sooner rather than later. In this month’s roundup, we look at the ways in which the world is adapting to the accessibility needs of older adults and how they can be applied to the senior living industry.
It’s a new year and we’re already working on new blog posts about some of the hot topics in senior living and 55+ real estate.
But first, here’s a look at our most popular posts from 2018. Find out which topics kept readers coming back for more and discover content you may have missed the first time around!
As we wrap up 2018, it’s time to look at some of the trends that experts believe will shape the marketing industry in 2019. To make it easy, we’ve curated marketing experts’ top picks from around the web. Here are the six trends they predict will gain momentum in the coming months.
Blogging has become an important tactic for businesses that want to connect their brand with their target audience — yes, even in the senior living industry. By blogging consistently, you can attract traffic to your website and convert that traffic into leads.
But maintaining a blog can be difficult if you don’t develop a framework for consistent output of content. By following these steps, you’ll discover that blogging for your community can be an enjoyable activity instead of a chore.
Video has become one an integral part of our lives. In fact, 46 percent of people make a purchase after watching a branded social video, while an additional 32% have considered doing so. In this month’s roundup, we look at how consumers are engaging with video and how you can develop your own video marketing strategy.
Many of the world’s biggest brands have shifted their sights to targeting the Millennial demographic and making lifelong customers out of its members. But a few companies have taken a different approach. With Baby Boomers retaining the most spending power among all generations for the foreseeable future, a handful of brands of spotted the opportunities that marketing to baby boomers offers and have adapted their strategy accordingly.
You can apply these same strategies when marketing to Baby Boomers in the senior living industry.
Email marketing is a cost-effective way to nurture your prospects while building credibility and familiarizing them with your product, especially in the senior living industry. But like all marketing tactics, you have to invest the time and resources into developing a marketing strategy that works for you and doesn’t turn prospects away from your brand. In this month’s roundup, we look at email marketing trends and tips for standing out in your prospect’s inbox.
The decision has been made: it’s time for your company to rebrand itself, but you don’t know where to begin. Don’t let the thought of altering your company’s image intimidate you. By following these steps, you’ll gain necessary insights on how to successfully roll out a rebranding.