If you’re having trouble connecting with your residents, it might be communication error. According to nationally recognized body language expert Jan Hargrave, and many other professionals who study personality and motivational factors, only 7% of all communication is verbal. It really isn’t the words you say that creates a lasting impression, it is how you say them, your posture and your tone.
At AppFolio we understand that a positive work environment coupled with a creative and talented team is the key to success. We love what we do, and it shows. That is why we decided to capture a behind-the-scenes video of the energy, creativity and fun that is a staple of our team, and is sure to make you smile…and probably dance around too!
We’re excited to partner with Jay Denton, from Axiometrics (leading provider of market data) as he covers the market analysis of this growing sector and what you can do in your business to capitalize on this fast growing trend.
Today, we hosted a really interesting webinar, ‘The Future Of Leasing Is Here,’ featuring Nat Kunes, Director of Product Management at AppFolio. Nat had a ton of great tips and ideas on how to take your entire leasing flow online.
In today’s world, your online presence is the face of your company. Most of the time it’s the first thing prospective owners and residents will see before initial contact is made. First impressions are key to engaging visitors. If your website is without features such as: clean design, user-friendly functionality, and online access to applications, listings, etc., you may lose valuable business before you’ve even had a chance to make your case. Does your website give a great first impression of your business?
On Monday February 24th we hosted a fantastic AppoTini party after the NARPM Owner/Broker Retreat in Las Vegas. We were thrilled with the turnout. It was great to see so many smiling faces mingling with colleagues, enjoying appetizers, and relaxing with our signature AppoTini cocktails.
Have you ever had a software program you use be discontinued? If you have then you know that when software is being discontinued, users should act quickly to transition to a comparable program if they want to ensure that they don’t experience any interruption of service, critical system issues or loss of the data they manage with the current program.
As a professional property management company, it comes as no surprise to you to discover that social media now plays a large role in prospective residents’ considerations. Today, however, simple tweets about available units aren’t enough – you’ve got to sweeten the deal by really getting creative and promoting the best aspects of your community, particularly those features that outshine competing properties.
In our AppFolio employee interview series, we introduce you to the people responsible for making the company fun, intellectually challenging and dynamic place to work. Today we feature Ursula Shekufendeh, Product Manager at AppFolio. The following is our interview of Ursula:
Where are you from?
I grew up in central Italy. When I was 15 years old, my family moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where I lived for 12 years before moving to Santa Barbara.
Protecting residents’ personal information and privacy aren’t new concerns for property managers. After two decades of widespread Internet use, and improved technology, guarding personal data online still presents challenges.