Pet-Friendly Apartment Marketing Ideas

pet friendly apartment marketing ideas

Are you making sure all of your residents are happy? By all residents, we mean the furry-legged ones too.

Last year, RentPath revealed that 66% of renters are pet owners. In an effort to cater to this growing renter base, many communities have adopted pet-friendly pet policies. Most of these policies allow renters to have up to two pets and they require additional pet rent and a pet deposit.

While much of the pet market is pet-tolerant, not as many communities encompass the true definition of pet-friendly. If your community embraces this pet demographic, there are many ways you can signal to pet owners that your community is a good fit for them. Here are some pet-friendly apartment marketing ideas your community can use to get the attention of pet owners.

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Carousel Ads vs. Single Image Ads on Facebook & Instagram

We analyzed the performance of over 200 apartment ads that received at least 1,000 impressions to compare how Carousel and Single Image ads perform in Facebook and Instagram.

If you’ve browsed Facebook and Instagram over the past few years, you’ve likely noticed the evolution of advertisements on the platform. Within the apartment industry, image-based and video-based advertisements have become increasingly popular. Many apartments run one of two types of image-based ads that will appear in the feeds section of these two widely-used social media platforms.

The carousel advertisement style allows advertisers to showcase multiple images and headlines, while the single image ad focuses on one powerful image and a prominent headline.

To get an idea of what these two ad formats look like in Facebook and Instagram, take a look at the examples we’ve provided below.

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Five SEM (PPC) Tactics You Should Be Utilizing

Are you getting the most out of your search engine marketing campaign? Compare the following concepts to what you are currently practicing to see if you are maximizing your budget.

Specific Landing Pages

It is important to build specific landing pages for your campaigns and ad groups instead of pointing traffic to just your homepage. A custom landing page is crucial to a successful engagement with your consumers. If your landing page has a clear call to action, you can lead consumers to a specific action. Landing pages can also provide other opportunities on your website that they might have missed if they were directed to a generalized page.

Focused Keyword Lists

Sustaining a focused and relevant keyword list will provide more value to your search marketing efforts than a list with many generalized keywords will: a bigger list of keywords is not necessarily better. With so many campaigns and ad groups, a generalized keyword list can become difficult to keep track of in terms of effectiveness and efficiency. If your keyword list is too large, it can become difficult to gather valuable insight on specific keywords.

Negative Keywords

When you first start an SEM campaign, you will typically spend hours researching the best relevant keywords for your product or service. If you want to get the most out of your campaign, you should also be using negative keywords. Negative keywords will prevent your ads from showing if they are searched/triggered. Managing these negative keywords can help reduce costs on irrelevant traffic and ensure that you are only reaching your intended consumer.

Conversion Tracking

High clicks and low CPC’s are great, unless the traffic coming through isn’t worthwhile. Conversion tracking allows you to identify which keywords and ads are performing best in your campaign. Conversion tracking focuses on the quality of traffic coming to your website and the specific actions that they are taking. Conversion tracking is a must for any campaign.

Trial and Error

With the constant shift in the way consumers are searching for services and products, you have to be willing to adapt your campaigns to adhere to the masses. A trial and error method allows you to constantly evaluate your results and refine your strategy to improve on what is and isn’t working. This will enable you to have the best possible campaign, while reaching customers in a way that is proven to work.

Using Emotion to Increase Website Conversions

Creating an emotional connection with your visitors and creating a strong feeling of want or need can be a powerful tool. People first decide based on their emotions and then consider logical factors that confirm their decision. Here are five ways you can tap into emotion to drive conversions on your site.

Reinforce Feelings of Confidence 

Website visitors dislike complicated web pages as soon as they see them. A complex website influences a person’s perceived confidence in their ability to make an educated decision in a negative way. The more assured your visitors are that they can accomplish a task on your site with ease, the more likely they are to follow through with that action. Design an easy to navigate site that builds a visitors confidence.

Generate Positive Feelings

Positive behaviors can be reinforced and encouraged with rewards or incentives. When people are rewarded, it activates pleasure centers in the brain. Try giving away some concessions or discounts that can instantly incentivize the consumer to follow through with their action. The initial appeal to buy will be roused by the concession, and the savings from the discount acts as the reward for the desired behavior.

Meeting Visitors’ Needs

Offering a product or service of interest is only half the battle as you attempt to connect with consumers. Create messages that convince visitors that you understand what drives them and you know how to improve their lives. To bond with visitors at a deeper level, learn their initial motivation.

Recognizing Changing Needs

People change over time in response to changes in their lives. By knowing which stage of purchasing your target customers are in, you gain insight into their interests and perspectives, allowing you to personalize web experiences and create more enticing offers to resonate with your target market.

Conditions of Attachment

Companies that have managed to build an extremely loyal customer base develop the conditions for attachment: consistency, responsiveness, and trustworthiness. To establish an emotional connection with your visitors, you must earn their trust, ensure that you are helping to fulfill an important need and provide stress-free, enjoyable experiences.