CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 27-31, 2014)

Posted by Andrea Drennen, CMCA on February 1, 2014


Brianna's out with the flu, so we're winging it with an entire cast of characters from superheroes to David and Goliath to David Copperfield. You won't want to miss This Week in Community Association Management

Support Superheroes

It's the busiest time of year for CAM Management as everyone is working on year end. So during this crazy busy time, it is helpful to recognize some of the unsung heroes, like the software support reps who handle hundreds of support calls a day and still manage to keep a smile in their voice. Also, it might help you get the help you need faster!

You're not going anywhere!

With the rise in rentals in community association management, keeping units filled for longer means less work for you and more money in the association's pocket. So what's the best way to convince someone to stay? SoftwareAdvice asked this question, and shared their answers with us, and we turned that data into this insightful infographic. Check it out!

Talk the big talk, walk the big walk

Wanna look like a large management company? Act like one! Let's talk Property Management gives us great advice on how to use your website to look like a Goliath when you are really a David.

David Copperfield would be jealous

I am loving this video released by Valley Crest Tree Care Services this week showing the removal of a 56 foot tree in a 30-second time-lapse montage. Now that's entertainment!


What the heck is a private cloud?

In a continuation of one of our favorite video series, Trapp Online's Whiteboard Wednesday tackles another weighty topic this week: Public vs. Private Cloud. Ahhh I get it now! Another job well done Ashley!


Opportunity Knocking

Here's an opportunity for your management company to get some exposure: A new web site was released for community association management answers. This site,, allows managers, board members and homeowners to ask any question related to community associations and get answers from industry professionals. This site offers a great marketing opportunity for your management company. It's brand new, so If you wish to get listed, now is the time! Go. Ask questions. Register your listing. Answer questions.

Resale Fever

#1 "You're always the last to find out, so you'd better be prepared!" This and other nuggets of wisdom about processing resales in your HOAs are in this article, along with a free sample Estoppel letter for you to downlaod and customize for your communities!

Having Fun

Anybody a hockey fan? We are! TOPS piled into the carpools and headed up to Tampa to enjoy a Tampa Bay Lightning game. Check out the pics!

Do You Have Big News This Week?

If you've got big news that would be relevant to other CAM professionals, please share it with us in the comments! 


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