Modern Message Blog

Unlock the Power of On-Demand Resident Incentives

Posted by Darcey A. Forbes on February 28, 2019 at 12:39 PM

 

Deliver Reward Cards directly to your residents without ever leaving the leasing office. Exclusively developed for Community Rewards, the Custom Incentives Program is a FREE, easy to use service that allows apartment communities the ability to deliver digital, on-demand Reward Cards directly to residents.

Is your management company or apartment community struggling with sending Reward Cards to your residents? The hassle and time of having to go purchase thousands of dollars of physical cards. The pressure of keeping them secure in a safe. The challenge of keeping track of all of this in spreadsheets. It's painful!

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Tags: Resident Retention, Resident Engagement, Custom Incentives Program, Reward Cards

How to Generate Epic Resident Engagement On Social Media

Posted by Katie Frierson on February 14, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Everyone loves a good contest, right? Not only that but when the engagement of the contest results in thousands of positive, loving, complimentary comments…. well, you might say we are all on cloud nine. 

This past week at Modern Message, we’ve seen this as a product of our “Don’t Go Breakin’ Our Heart!” contest on Community Rewards.

Our Client Service team is here to take some of the workload off your onsite teams by brainstorming ways to help them engage with your residents. That’s why we created a contest for your residents asking them to not break our heart’s this Valentine’s Day by telling us why they love their community.

How did we do it? We created a Valentine’s Day Instagram post on our Community Rewards page with instructions what residents needed to do to be entered to win a $500 Reward card (covered by Modern Message) and how they can earn points.

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Tags: Resident Engagement, Community Rewards, Loyalty Rewards, Social Media, Instagram

Resident Engagement: What It Is and Why You Need to Know

Posted by Darcey A. Forbes on February 6, 2019 at 11:11 AM

What is Resident Engagement?

It’s the new currency in Multifamily and one that is affixed to many customer service solutions but what does it really mean?

Is it a solution of a portal to pay rent or remit work orders or a warehouse of convenient links to services or perks? Is it holding regular events to bring the community together and meet the neighbors? Is it your Facebook Page and Instagram posts?  

At Modern Message, we believe Resident Engagement is about connecting onsite teams and residents in meaningful ways through multiple touch points.  Whether it is to drive certain behaviors, perform specific actions, creating delightful memories or gain insightful feedback. This provides a unique opportunity for on-site teams to build relationships throughout the Resident Journey. We do this through Community Rewards, which, at its core, is a loyalty rewards program that leverages a points-based strategy throughout the resident lifecycle.

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Tags: Resident Retention, Resident Engagement, Community Rewards, Resident Satisfaction, Resident Journey, Loyalty Rewards

Close your "Loyalty Loop" with Community Rewards

Posted by Dayna Gardner on January 25, 2019 at 12:45 AM

When we found out that Andrew Davis was speaking on “The Loyalty Loop” at this year’s Multifamily Social Media Summit, we were ecstatic! Finally, the resident experience is starting to rise to the top of the multifamily marketing priority list.

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Tags: Resident Engagement, Community Rewards, Resident Satisfaction

Top 10 Ways Community Rewards Will Transform Your Life (And How It Transformed Mine)

Posted by Laura Formica on January 10, 2019 at 3:04 PM

Property management isn’t easy. It’s so refreshing when a business partner focuses on critical challenges you face; then solves them by giving you a solution that’s easy to implement, maintain, and fully integrate with your property management system. I limited this list to the top 10, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg how Community Rewards can make managing your Student Housing or Multifamily property easier.

Top 10 Ways Community Rewards Will Transform Your Life

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Tags: Resident Retention, Reputation Management, Resident Engagement, Student Housing, Community Rewards

Modern Message Announces New Integration with J Turner Research

Posted by Darcey A. Forbes on January 7, 2019 at 12:16 PM

Modern Message customers will now be able to access ORA™ score data inside an entirely new Community Rewards Dashboard Experience

Modern Message is proud to announce its latest integration with J Turner Research as a way to enhance the customer's dashboard experience by displaying month-over-month trends in ORA™ (Online Reputation Assessment) data. This integration will allow our customers to have the most accurate and all-inclusive way to monitor the impact that resident engagement has on their online reputation.

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Tags: Reputation Management, Resident Engagement, Community Rewards, Online Reputation, J Turner Research, ORA Score, Resident Satisfaction

Looking for ways to give back to your community? Use Community Rewards!

Posted by Camille Dameron on November 14, 2018 at 1:04 PM

Have you ever wondered, “How can my apartment community make an impact in the world?”

As your partner, we are always looking for ways that we can support your community's initiatives. Modern Message is excited to highlight this opportunity for you to engage your residents!

As we enter this Thanksgiving season, we love that our platform creates the chance for you to promote a spirit of giving back. While our Custom Actions are great for awarding points to residents who attend events, post on social media, give feedback, etc., they are also an excellent tool to incentivize your residents to donate to a charity of your choice.

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Tags: Resident Engagement, Custom Actions, Holiday Charity Campaigns

Modern Message Welcomes Dayna Gardner As New National Sales & Marketing Manager

Posted by Jared Rhue on November 1, 2018 at 1:48 PM

Gardner's focus Will Be on Business Development and Marketing initiatives.

DALLAS, Nov 1, 2018 — Modern Message, #1153 on Inc. 5000's fastest growing companies list and the creator of Community Rewards - a resident engagement platform for apartment communities, announced today the organization has appointed Dayna Gardner as the new National Sales and Marketing Manager. She will be responsible for assisting the Chief Sales Officer in marketing initiatives and will have responsibilities for sales development and serving key West Coast strategic partnerships. Her role will also include developing sales programs for new business and forecasting.

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Tags: Company Growth Announcements

Modern Message Welcomes New National Sales Manager Laura Formica

Posted by Jared Rhue on October 11, 2018 at 11:09 AM

Formica will play vital role Leading the company's Student Housing Portfolio Growth

Modern Message, #1153 on Inc. 5000's fastest growing companies list and the creator of Community Rewards - a resident engagement platform for apartment communities, announced today the organization has appointed Laura Formica as the new National Sales Manager.

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Tags: Company Growth Announcements

Modern Message Adds Regional Sales Manager to support partnership growth demands

Posted by Jared Rhue on September 27, 2018 at 11:11 AM

Rick DeNenno Will Take on new role in charge of expanding partnerships throughout the entire eastern United States.

Modern Message, #1153 on Inc. 5000's fastest growing companies list and the creator of Community Rewards - a digital resident loyalty rewards platform for apartment communities, announced today the organization has appointed Rick DeNenno as the new East Coast Sales Manager. 

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Tags: Company Growth Announcements