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CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 7 - 13)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Get out there and make 2019 rue the day it ever tried to mess with you!

15 Influential Articles of 2018

Industry Resources, TOPS [ONE]

2018 was chock-full of great insight into the CAM industry from all kinds of angles: from legal news to technology updates, this past year had a lot to offer, and we've got all the best tidbits right here at your fingertips.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 23 - 29)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Education is the key to success!

The Ultimate List of CAM Industry Events in 2019

Featured, CAM Industry

We've compiled a huge list of 2019 CAM events to encourage you to take advantage of the professional development opportunities happening in your area!

Shed the Weight of Your Servers This Holiday Season

TOPS [ONE], CAM Managers

It’s no secret that we’re big advocates for web-based software here at TOPS. Find out why that is, and why moving to a web-based platform should be your New Year's Resolution!

The Last Minute Gift Guide for Your Favorite Community Association Manager

Holiday, TOPS [ONE]

Give the gift they really want this year! Maybe that's a new pair of rain boots, or some of the world's strongest coffee. Whatever kind of CAM you're buying for, we've got a gift they'll love!

Pass the Salt and a Side of Efficiency, Please!

Holiday, Management Tools

Ready for a stress-free holiday? Take this quiz and see what features in TOPS [ONE] can make sure your work life stays at work while you bask in the delicious smell of green bean casserole.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Nov 11 - 17)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Differences and why they're so important!

Turnover Happens - TOPS [ONE] Makes It Less Painful

TOPS [ONE], Technology

Turnovers aren't always tasty. Replacing an employee or board member can be exhausting, and can result in a huge gap of collective information. With TOPS [ONE], that data is all in one place, ready and waiting for whoever comes next.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Nov 4 - 10)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Problems and solutions, all in once place, right here in this week's CAM Mashup!

Get Engaged with Your Homeowners This Voting Season

TOPS [ONE], Management Tools

The Annual General Meeting is right around the corner, are you prepared? Even more, are your homeowners prepared? Make sure they know in advance when and where to show up, and why. See how TOPS [ONE] can help give you a boost in homeowner turnout to the AGM.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Oct 28- Nov 3)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Trick or Treat? No, trick AND treat! Get the latest tricks and life hacks, plus the tastiest treats, all right here in this week's CAM Mashup!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Oct 21- 27)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: annual meeting prep, social media and how to post to it, and two tantalizing teasers from right here at TOPS.

Don't Let Your Budget Haunt You: 3 Ways TOPS [ONE] Simplifies Budget Season

TOPS [ONE], Financial Services

It's that time of year again! Pumpkin carving, hay rides through corn fields, and...budgets. Planning your budget may be a scary task to take on, but it must be done, and if you've got the right tools, it's as easy as (pumpkin) pie!

Human Error in Payments Processing

Accounting

25% of all HOA assessments are made with ACH. But how do you prevent mistakes due to human error? (Or worse, deliberate fraud?!) And who is liable when the worst does happen?

CAM Mash Up: This Week (August 12 - 18)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Beating the burnout, one step on the road to success at a time!

Getting Ahead of Community Association Manager Burnout

CAM Managers

Burnout is a word a lot of management professionals tend to shrug off, but you can't ignore it forever! Here are three signs you're experiencing burnout, and tips to combat the effects.

The Mystery of the Missing Documents

TOPS [ONE], Technology, Management Tools

Does "managing your documents" mean "keeping all of your invoices in a shoe box at the back of your storage room" to you? If it does, you're making your job harder than it needs to be! Don't be the villain in your own sleuthing story when it comes to document management!

When Your Boards Play Politics

Legal

Politics are messy. And supporting politicians can be a dangerous game. Find out how a community or board member can show support or represent the industry, and how they can't.

Communication is Key, Even in Community Association Management

CAM Managers, Featured

Tom Willis, PCAM®, has a lot to say about the lack of resources available for CAM Professionals to best serve their customers. So do we.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (June 3 - 9)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Don't get heated this summer! Find out how to stave off board-member burnout, mean-mail repercussions, and community pool contagions.

The GDPR and, Well, Everyone

Legal

Time for us to practice what we preach! We strive to keep all of our readers and clients in compliance with new laws as they pop up. With the implementation of the GDPR, it's our turn to do just that. See what changes we've made to our website and why.

The Real Superheroes of Community Association Law

Featured, Legal

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you're wearing red and blue spandex, a flashy red cape, or a freshly-pressed suit, you have the power to induce change in your community, and you've got more help behind you than you realize!

The War for Florida's Beaches

Legal, Large Management Companies

Beachfront property owners are about to have an easier time roping off their private beach areas...unless the government decides to get involved. Starting July 1, 2018, HB 631 will force local government to sue coastal property owners for public beach access. Here's what you need to know.

Avoid These Six Common Detours in your Reserve Study "Roadmap to the Future"

Partners, Accounting, CAMfire, Featured

This year at the CAMfire Conference, Robert Nordlund, CEO of Association Reserves, spoke about the six common detours you'll face in your 'reserve study road map,' and how to avoid them.

The Ultimate List of CAM Industry Events in 2018

Featured, CAM Industry

We've compiled a huge list of 2018 CAM events to encourage you to take advantage of the professional development opportunities happening in your area!

5 Reasons Every Community Association Management Pro Needs to Be at CAMfire

CAMfire

CAMfire is coming up and we hope to see all of you there! Still not sure? We've got 5 reasons why YOU need to be at CAMfire (plus a great discount ticket code)!