As the year — and decade for that matter — comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at our blog’s most popular content from the last 12 months. We covered many of the industry’s hot topics, rising trends and best practices. From journey mapping and social media to sales and finances, here are the insights that most engaged our readers in 2019.
Where Baby Boomers are choosing to put down their roots for retirement is a great indicator of what they want out of this next phase in their lives. Our friends at RentCafe recently released the results to their most recent study — a look at the most popular zip codes among Baby Boomers.
We’ll be looking at three of the key takeaways from this study and how they apply to the senior living and 55+ community industries.
Digital marketing has become a fundamental part of integrated marketing strategies across various industries — yes, even in senior living and 55+ housing. Countless resources are available to aid your senior living digital marketing efforts. This month, we’ll look at tools, resources and best practices you can use to implement and evaluate your digital marketing strategy.
Last year, we focused a lot on blue sky marketing. Now, the question is, “What happens during the blue-sky sales journey?” If you’re in the midst of a pre-sales or expansion project, you’re in luck!
There are times when I’m working with our clients’ sales teams and I’m reminded of the scene in the movie Liar, Liar when Jim Carrey is trying to force himself to lie and say that the pen is red, but it’s truly blue. He just can’t lie! If you’re not familiar with that scene, take a break from reading and click on the video below – it’s one of my favorites.
While there’s still a third of the year let to unfold, many of 2019’s senior housing trends have begun to take shape and could have an impact on how industry pros market and sell to prospects in the coming years.
This month, we look back at some of the most notable industry trends we’ve covered this year, as well as the implications they’re expected to have on your business.
The senior living industry is in a state of transition. A decline in insurance reimbursements, rising operational costs, shorter lengths of stay for higher acuity residents and prospective residents exploring alternative forms of care have caused communities to focus on attracting more private pay independent living and assisted living residents in order to maintain a healthy bottom line.
This move to reposition will be a hot topic among industry leaders and influencers for the foreseeable future. And there are sales and marketing implications of repositioning that senior living communities should consider early on to ensure the process is successful. I’ll be discussing these implications in detail at this year’s LeadingAge FL Convention & Exposition.
Social media has changed the way businesses market their products to customers. This includes Baby Boomers and older demographics. In this month’s roundup, learn how older consumers engage with platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and how you can promote your products to them using these channels.
As we finalize our preparations for the LeadingAge PA 2019 Annual Conference + Expo, we’re thinking about this year’s conference theme: Own the Future. It’s a fitting theme given how many senior living organizations are in the process of reshaping their communities to adapt to changing industry trends and guarantee maximum revenue potential in the future.
Digital marketing is a key component of all of our clients’ marketing strategies. So when I was given the opportunity to attend this year’s Hero Conf to learn about new pay-per-click (PPC) tactics and strategies on the rise in 2019, I jumped at the opportunity. This year, the focus of Hero Conf was to understand which tactics are most impactful…
If you’ve had the opportunity to connect with us at a conference recently, you may have noticed our commitment to journey mapping. That’s because we’ve seen firsthand the positive results that taking a more customer-centric approach in your sales and marketing can have in the senior living industry.
In this month’s roundup, we share insights from marketers who have seen success after adopting the journey mapping approach.