CAM Mash Up: This Week (Apr 18 - 24, 2016)

Posted by Brianna Sturm on April 24, 2016


Do you handle pressure gracefully? This week in community association management, the pressure was on! We learned how to map the board of director's buyer journey and discussed fixes for an industry-wide social media problem. We gave a little love to the accountants in our life, and I fell in love with the latest craze in community association living. Read all of these great stories in this CAM Mashup!

As an educated member of the Community Association Management industry, you already know how crucial it is to stay informed and up-to-date on the latest news, trends and happenings within the industry. Each week, we bring together our favorite reads of the week and share them with you! Enjoy the CAM Mash Up and please share it too!

Grace Under Pressure

“In the past months I have fortunate enough to witness incredible displays of grace. Of course the industry being what it is, I’ve also been witness to some seriously ungraceful events as well, from thoughtlessness to serious rudeness and downright ugliness. But enough about that end, let’s talk about the good part.”  Read more of “Grace Under Pressure” by Julie Adamen here!

CAM Buyer Journey

Do you know the steps that the directors in your dream client community take to find a professional management company? Learn how to map your CAM client's buyer journey, and how to map your marketing efforts to meet them where they are on their buyer journey.

Unsocial Media

Why does social media so frequently go sour in HOAs when it seems to go fine in most non-HOA neighborhoods? Can the problem be solved? Or should community associations just avoid social media altogether? Don’t Give Up! Other industries have solved these problems. Learn how here.

The Perfect Gift for Your Accountant

You accountants worked diligently to ensure all of your finances were in tip top shape this tax season. Wondering how you can repay them for all of their efforts? Check out this list of the perfect gifts for your accountant to wrap up this tax season!

Micro units - I want one!

Go ahead, call me a typical millennial, but the concept of a micro unit is insanely appealing to me. I live by the mentality of “Own Less, Do More”, so the thought of only having enough possessions to fill a 300 square foot apartment is right up my alley. Where can I find one of these puppies?

Election Season and Your Community

“Many communities have private preservable areas – maybe a clubhouse, rec room, party room, rooftop, whatever.  During a campaign season, your owners may be interested in reserving these rooms to hold private political events – mini rallies, candidate meet and greets, information sessions, etc.  Making sure these events stay positive and not contentious is a major challenge.  Here are steps that your Board can take to address relevant issues and set good policies and procedures for the election season.”


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