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5 Tips for Marketing to Students at Housing Fairs

5 Tips for Marketing to Students at Housing Fairs

Here at the Anti-Vacancy Agency, we understand that housing fair season can be a stressful time for property managers and their staff. That’s why we filmed this short VLOG to reveal some of our favorite tips for marketing to students at campus housing fairs. Watch the...

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Why You Should Streamline Your Apartment Marketing

Why You Should Streamline Your Apartment Marketing

Why Combining Content Marketing and PR Strategies Is a Good Idea To achieve business success in today’s digital environment, it’s always best to have content marketing and public relations help on staff.   Until very recently, both teams had similar agendas, yet...

read more
4 Questions to Asses your Apartment Digital Marketing

4 Questions to Asses your Apartment Digital Marketing

We’re all busy trying to fill vacancies, right? Let’s jump right into it then. These are the questions you should be asking yourself to see if your apartment digital marketing is working. 1. You may have followers, but are you getting engagement on social media? An...

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Thresh Faces: Haley McCarley

Thresh Faces: Haley McCarley

Name: Haley McCarley Title: Digital Marketing Specialist Haley takes apartment marketing ideas and turns them into dynamic social media campaigns, effective PPC ads and a whole lot more. Her student housing marketing knowledge helps the entire digital team get a leg...

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A New Age in Senior Living Marketing

A New Age in Senior Living Marketing

The first challenge for any senior living marketing team is to make sure their target audience finds their property. Whether that’s online or through word of mouth, it doesn’t matter so long as you’re getting in front of both the potential residents and their...

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Does Your Residential Marketing Plan Set You Apart?

Does Your Residential Marketing Plan Set You Apart?

The demand for creative residential marketing ideas for apartments is higher than ever in this saturated market. After all, the seven year luxury apartment boom may finally be ending. U.S. apartment rental rates have increased 26% since 2010, however, rents only grew...

read more
4 New Tools for your Residential Marketing Arsenal

4 New Tools for your Residential Marketing Arsenal

A recent survey of 2,352 marketers revealed that content marketing and big data are expected to be the two biggest marketing trends in 2017. We say trends, but these two residential marketing tools are going to be around for a long time. The truth is, property...

read more
Thresh Faces: Ashley Germaine

Thresh Faces: Ashley Germaine

Name: Ashley Germaine Title: Creative Operations Manager Ashley keeps the gears turning in our multifamily marketing machine by seeing projects through to Completion. She is a big reason why our apartment marketing ideas come to life every day. Get to know Ashley...

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Website Trends to Watch for 2017 Residential Marketing

Website Trends to Watch for 2017 Residential Marketing

If Threshold’s skilled residential marketing designers only cared about getting the most information to the customer, our websites would look a lot like this blog post. We’d see a whole lot of text and the sites would have very little visual appeal. That approach...

read more
Apartment Marketing Is All About Social Media in 2017

Apartment Marketing Is All About Social Media in 2017

Social media is making the transition from an affordable way to perform apartment digital marketing to the centerpiece of many residential marketing plans. A recent webinar from NUVI showed how just many people engage with various social media platforms every day, and...

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Behind the Scenes: Hero Images

Behind the Scenes: Hero Images

Regular readers of the Threshold Blog may have noticed some unusual pictures in our Thresh Faces blog series. We call these pictures “Hero Images” and they’re actually an important part of the culture at our residential marketing agency. When we hire new team members,...

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Thresh Faces: Tyler Holmes

Thresh Faces: Tyler Holmes

Name: Tyler Holmes Title: Account Manager Tyler has been working in student housing marketing since college, and now he’s absolutely brimming with apartment marketing ideas and multifamily marketing strategies. On top of that, he also owns the world’s cutest dog. Get...

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Looking Ahead: Multifamily Marketing Trends

Looking Ahead: Multifamily Marketing Trends

Marketing to millennials is all about positioning your property as a notch above the competition. If you have a luxury apartment complex, you’re in luck. There are housing communities with luxury amenities, and there’s everyone else. Nothing is going to convince a...

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Our Game-Changing Apartment Marketing Tool

Our Game-Changing Apartment Marketing Tool

Keeping track of apartment marketing campaigns used to be like packing for a vacation in the 90s. Remember when you had to pack way too many different gadgets before boarding your plane? You had to keep track of your cell phone, your iPod, your digital camera, your...

read more
Thresh Faces: Billy Wilkinson

Thresh Faces: Billy Wilkinson

Name: Billy Wilkinson Title: Chief of Everything Else Billy helps Threshold manage all the little details that go into apartment marketing. Whether’s he’s coming up with student housing marketing ideas or crunching financial numbers, Billy puts in the hard work every...

read more
A Blog Is Your Next Apartment Marketing Tool

A Blog Is Your Next Apartment Marketing Tool

Apartment marketing should be dynamic. That’s why “stagnant” is the last word you want to be associated with your property's website. Google rewards websites that are constantly refreshed with new content and relevant keywords, so “set it and forget it” is not a...

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Thresh Faces: Kelly Cavener

Thresh Faces: Kelly Cavener

Name: Kelly Cavener Title: Art Director Creating apartment marketing materials that pop off the page takes talent and hard work. That’s why we have Kelly here to bring all of our student housing marketing ideas to life. Get to know Kelly below! What are 3 words you...

read more
Google’s Update Signals Changes For Apartment Marketing

Google’s Update Signals Changes For Apartment Marketing

Apartment marketing for mobile devices is as much about usability as it is about getting noticed. In software engineering, usability is the degree to which a software can be used by specified consumers to achieve objectives with effectiveness, efficiency, and...

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Thresh Faces: Jen Maufrais Kelly

Thresh Faces: Jen Maufrais Kelly

Name: Jen Maufrais Kelly Title: Director of Creative Operations Executing awesome apartment marketing ideas takes a steady leader and that’s why we love Jen! Whether she’s planning student housing marketing ideas or trips to Barton Springs, Jen keeps us organized! Get...

read more
Apartment Marketing Ideas: Turn Residents Into Advocates

Apartment Marketing Ideas: Turn Residents Into Advocates

The easiest way to create momentum for your property is through a resident appreciation program. Property managers and leasing agents should always be thanking residents for spending their hard earned money with your property. After all, it’s far easier to renew...

read more
Thresh Faces: John Wilkinson

Thresh Faces: John Wilkinson

Name: John Wilkinson Title: Chief Strategy Officer, CAS John develops student housing marketing ideas like it’s his job. Oh wait it is. His extensive experience in apartment marketing helps Threshold tackle the tough projects every day. Get to know John below! What...

read more
Thresh Faces: Sarah Snailum

Thresh Faces: Sarah Snailum

Sarah delivers exception promotional products for apartment marketing, and she continues to come up with effective student housing marketing ideas every day. Get to know Sarah below! What are 3 words you would use to describe Threshold? Innovative, Resilient, Diverse...

read more
Changes Coming to Adwords for Multifamily Marketing Industry

Changes Coming to Adwords for Multifamily Marketing Industry

Digital multifamily marketing and student housing marketing are dynamic industries, and we at Threshold pride ourselves on consistently working on the cutting edge. Today we’re talking about an update to Google Adwords that will affect many of our current and future...

read more
Tech Trends in Multi-Family Housing

Tech Trends in Multi-Family Housing

What sets your property apart? For some, it's location. No matter what amenities the competition offers, prime location draws prospects to the leasing office day in and day out. Other properties beat the competition with luxurious amenities. Resort-style pools and...

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Thresh Faces: Cameron Smith

Thresh Faces: Cameron Smith

Name: Cameron Smith Title: Digital Marketing Manager Cameron has been in the apartment marketing industry for a long time, but he learns a new tactic every day for delivering effective student housing marketing ideas. Get to know Cameron below! What are 3 words you...

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Harnessing the Power of Facebook 360 Photos

Harnessing the Power of Facebook 360 Photos

Facebook rolled out its new 360 Photo feature in June, describing it as a way to “share immersive stories, places and experiences.” As the marketing agency Austin turns to for innovative apartment marketing ideas, we can definitely get behind the “places” part of that...

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Now Hiring: Digital Marketing Specialist

About Threshold Threshold Agency is among the top residential full-service marketing and interactive agencies in the country. We help our clients navigate the rapidly changing world of residential marketing and brand building by providing clear strategies that work,...

read more

Now Hiring: Creative Operations Manager

CREATIVE OPERATIONS MANAGER About Threshold Threshold Agency is among the top residential full-service marketing and interactive agencies in the country. We help our clients navigate the rapidly changing world of residential marketing and brand building by providing...

read more
ThreshGoals for 2016

ThreshGoals for 2016

We were recently lucky enough to have our 1st Annual Threshold Agency Strategy Day.  It was a nice break from the fast pace of our growing company. Why, you ask?  Not to get out of a work day, but to step out of the daily thought process and look at the bigger...

read more

Thrills, Chills and Renewals!

Halloween comes and goes each year during one of the most celebrated seasons of the year, Fall! The leaves, temperatures and décor all change, so why not change up a few things around your community? It's not too early to search for amazing Halloween decorations and...

read more
3 Ways to Increase Resident Renewal Rates

3 Ways to Increase Resident Renewal Rates

Renewal season starts the day students move in to their new apartments. Property owners must be prepared, because the minute new residents walk through the front door of your clubhouse they want to grab their keys and get settled into their new digs! So, how do you...

read more

Great Photography = Fewer Vacancies

At Threshold, the Anti-Vacancy Agency, we know that great photography is the basis of good advertising to attract your future residents.  As the saying goes,  “People buy with their eyes.” Even though they may not be making a decision to purchase, they will be drawn...

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Lights, Camera, ACTION!

Mama Mia you don’t have to live in Chicago, read The Book of Mormon or be An American in Paris to deliver Wicked marketing while increasing Rent. If you work in the residential housing business, you know its lights, camera and ACTION all day, everyday. So if this were...

read more

Is Your Marketing Design Trending?

At Threshold Agency we have the ability to combine important, relevant information and great innovative design. The melding of the 2 worlds is what makes us marketing experts in the multifamily industry. But how do we achieve that design? Where do our designers look...

read more

A Glimpse Into the Future of Senior Living

I couldn't wait to turn 15. Just the thought of, legally, being able to drive a car, albeit with my parents tagging along, was exhilarating. The time seemed to drag on and on, though. However, I kept my eyes focused on that day in 1989. Fast forward to my twenties,...

read more

Print: King of the Undead

If there is one thing that everyone has heard about various media outlets, it’s that “print is dead.” Across multiple industries, this mantra has been transformed into a rule of thumb for residential marketers seeking to implement a successful marketing campaign. Gone...

read more

Best Email Marketing Practices

Over the last several years, tech writers and bloggers have fiercely debated if email marketing and even email in general is a dying medium (a quick Google search reveals both sides of the debate). But the fact that the debate rages on and email is still hanging...

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What Makes a Website COOL?

At Threshold, the anti-vacancy agency, we know that designing a cool website is much like planning your dream home. It’s exciting! But who wants a home that wins design awards for curb appeal but doesn’t have a front door? How about a kitchen without a sink? Or a...

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Now Hiring: Account Manager

About Threshold Threshold Agency is among the top residential full-service marketing and interactive agencies in the world. We help our clients navigate the rapidly changing world of residential marketing and brand building by providing clear strategies that work,...

read more

Sign Spotting for Residential Marketing

Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs. They direct us. They educate us. They speak to us and they inspire us to make decisions. You might think using signage for your business or property is too expensive, do you know your options? Do you know how to make that...

read more

The Student Housing Summertime Push

Hurry In!  Apartments Going Fast! We're Filling Quickly!  Don't Be Left Out! Whatever the headline or sense or urgency you are using, in student housing we all know that summer is the last push to fill those beds. In many markets, the majority of students have gone...

read more

Take an Online Selfie of Your Community

Here we are…The Age of the Selfie. What does that mean for you and marketing your community? It’s how people find your apartment community. It’s how you look online. It’s your Internet curb appeal. Become a residential marketing expert and take an online selfie of...

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Do You Know What’s Trending?

Do you know what’s trending? We talk about trends, we see them in newsfeeds and social media. But navigating website design trends, boosting SEO, maximizing SEM, targeting PPC, engaging Social Media…post, edit, click, like, ahhhhhh. It can get overwhelming for even...

read more

Turn Super Parties Into Super Renewals

Experience has shown that retaining residents can be difficult work.  The end of an apartment renter's lease signifies an opportunity for them to explore other housing options.  Are there any new communities to explore? Are there existing communities offering a rent...

read more

Content Is King for Your SEO Strategy

Writing a blog is tough work.  Not the actual writing part of the blog, nor the creation of the content calendar.  The tough part is sticking to it.  Sometimes I wish there was a "blog trainer," you know, someone to tell me to write 15 more words or to get off my lazy...

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Dallas Digital Summit Recap

We just returned from an invigorating Dallas Digital Summit where approximately 1,500 digital marketing experts from around the world convened to discuss trends and the future of how we, as marketers, can be more effective. Hat’s off to the organizers of this event...

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

My elementary art teacher, Ms. Weinstock, used to tell us "pictures are worth a thousand words." At the time I thought she was a little whacky, pictures didn't have any words in them, after all.  But, as the studious student who wanted to impress I tried my best to...

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New Development Marketing

I love my parents.  They are a big reason I started my own agency so many years ago.  Sure there was some trepidation and fear but I forged ahead.  Made my own path, so to speak.  They've lived up in the Dallas area for nearly 20 years now and recently decided to...

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International Student Recruitment

Threshold attended the 6th Annual InterFace Student Housing Conference here in Austin, Texas.  The topic of international student recruitment was discussed at both a roundtable and panel. Over the past 10 years there has been a 40% increase in international student...

read more

Parents – Still the True Frontier

My mom was born and raised in Mexico, moving to the US when she was just 18 years old.  As any of you with Hispanic heritage in your blood - or know folks that do - family is muy importante (very important for the gringos out there).  I was 20 years old when my little...

read more

Ensure Your Promo Doesn’t Get Trashed

At this year’s SXSW music/film/interactive festival here in Austin, a company set up shop to collect unwanted promo items and then donate the items to area homeless shelters. Read the story here. While great for the shelters and a clever recycling campaign, probably...

read more

Online Reputation Tips

"When I was a kid, I had to walk to school, in the snow, uphill, both ways." I can't tell you how many ties I heard that growing up. Of course, way back then, there was no way for me to know if what I heard was accurate. Did these masters-of-all beings really have it...

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The New Facebook News Feed

If you’re using Facebook to help promote your communities, this is a post you’ll probably not want to miss. So, that means basically everyone. Back in December, Facebook changed its algorithm that drives their News Feed feature. The News Feed is the central content...

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10 Great Student Housing Marketing Ideas

With Jay Leno's last night hosting the Tonight Show having come and gone, I flipped over to CBS to watch David Letterman the other night. I used to watch Letterman religiously, but with the addition of our now 4-year sold my bedtime has become much earlier (Ok, I...

read more

Go for the Gold: Housing Fair Marketing Plans

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics kicks off this week, unfortunately  shrouded with controversy over lack of preparation. The hashtag #sochiproblems is trending over #teamusa. As we think about our marketing to college students, one event that puts everyone on the same...

read more

Does Guerilla Marketing Still Matter?

The term “guerilla marketing” has taken on a life of it’s own since it was first coined in the early ‘80s.  As a student housing marketing practitioner, I describe guerilla marketing as any creative, out-of-the box tactics that go beyond passive, traditional...

read more

Social Media and Senior Living

My grandmother is 93 years young.  A product of New York until her early 20s, she is a spirited woman with grand stories and even sharper wit.  I loved hearing the stories of her experience working at Macy's in Manhattan, raising my dad on Governor's Island, and...

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Student Housing and Residential Marketing Trends

Every January I get excited for the new opportunities and challenges that will present themselves over the next 12 months.  Not only personal opportunities and challenges, but also for our business and clients.  Whether you are in student housing or senior living, the...

read more

The Future is Looking Grand

Our partnership with Grand Campus Living officially launched the week before Thanksgiving! And we are still thankful to have such an awesome client. Grand Campus Living (now a division of Lincoln Property Company) currently manages 18,000 beds in over 15 markets...

read more

Budgeting For Your Residential Marketing Plan

My Fantasy Football season started this year to dismal results.  Despite being projected to win by 15 points, I lost by over 40.  At one point (Sunday) I just stopped checking the scores.  Some of my guys fumbled the ball, others were benched - bad start. How is this...

read more

Four Mistakes That Cost You Gen Y Renters

We all know the importance of the growing renter market known as Gen Y or Millennials.  We've designed urban-friendly mixed-use developments that combine the convenience of home with the entertainment of restaurants and retail.  There have been improved amenities that...

read more

What’s That They’re Saying Online?

By now, I'm certain that you've read an online review about a company, a property, a travel destination, a restaurant, or your favorite celebrity. Whether good or bad, these online reviews provide a "true" glimpse into what your experience might be based on others...

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Threshold Takes On San Diego

The Threshold Agency will be attending the National Apartment Association Education Conference in sunny San Diego June 19-21st. While these industry conferences are always full of innovative ideas related to how multifamily professionals…

read more
Why You Should Streamline Your Apartment Marketing

Why You Should Streamline Your Apartment Marketing

Why Combining Content Marketing and PR Strategies Is a Good Idea To achieve business success in today’s digital environment, it’s always best to have content marketing and public relations help on staff.   Until very recently, both teams had similar agendas, yet...

read more
Does Your Residential Marketing Plan Set You Apart?

Does Your Residential Marketing Plan Set You Apart?

The demand for creative residential marketing ideas for apartments is higher than ever in this saturated market. After all, the seven year luxury apartment boom may finally be ending. U.S. apartment rental rates have increased 26% since 2010, however, rents only grew...

read more
4 New Tools for your Residential Marketing Arsenal

4 New Tools for your Residential Marketing Arsenal

A recent survey of 2,352 marketers revealed that content marketing and big data are expected to be the two biggest marketing trends in 2017. We say trends, but these two residential marketing tools are going to be around for a long time. The truth is, property...

read more
Website Trends to Watch for 2017 Residential Marketing

Website Trends to Watch for 2017 Residential Marketing

If Threshold’s skilled residential marketing designers only cared about getting the most information to the customer, our websites would look a lot like this blog post. We’d see a whole lot of text and the sites would have very little visual appeal. That approach...

read more
Our Game-Changing Apartment Marketing Tool

Our Game-Changing Apartment Marketing Tool

Keeping track of apartment marketing campaigns used to be like packing for a vacation in the 90s. Remember when you had to pack way too many different gadgets before boarding your plane? You had to keep track of your cell phone, your iPod, your digital camera, your...

read more
Apartment Marketing Ideas: Turn Residents Into Advocates

Apartment Marketing Ideas: Turn Residents Into Advocates

The easiest way to create momentum for your property is through a resident appreciation program. Property managers and leasing agents should always be thanking residents for spending their hard earned money with your property. After all, it’s far easier to renew...

read more
Changes Coming to Adwords for Multifamily Marketing Industry

Changes Coming to Adwords for Multifamily Marketing Industry

Digital multifamily marketing and student housing marketing are dynamic industries, and we at Threshold pride ourselves on consistently working on the cutting edge. Today we’re talking about an update to Google Adwords that will affect many of our current and future...

read more
ThreshGoals for 2016

ThreshGoals for 2016

We were recently lucky enough to have our 1st Annual Threshold Agency Strategy Day.  It was a nice break from the fast pace of our growing company. Why, you ask?  Not to get out of a work day, but to step out of the daily thought process and look at the bigger...

read more

Thrills, Chills and Renewals!

Halloween comes and goes each year during one of the most celebrated seasons of the year, Fall! The leaves, temperatures and décor all change, so why not change up a few things around your community? It's not too early to search for amazing Halloween decorations and...

read more
3 Ways to Increase Resident Renewal Rates

3 Ways to Increase Resident Renewal Rates

Renewal season starts the day students move in to their new apartments. Property owners must be prepared, because the minute new residents walk through the front door of your clubhouse they want to grab their keys and get settled into their new digs! So, how do you...

read more

Lights, Camera, ACTION!

Mama Mia you don’t have to live in Chicago, read The Book of Mormon or be An American in Paris to deliver Wicked marketing while increasing Rent. If you work in the residential housing business, you know its lights, camera and ACTION all day, everyday. So if this were...

read more

A Glimpse Into the Future of Senior Living

I couldn't wait to turn 15. Just the thought of, legally, being able to drive a car, albeit with my parents tagging along, was exhilarating. The time seemed to drag on and on, though. However, I kept my eyes focused on that day in 1989. Fast forward to my twenties,...

read more

Print: King of the Undead

If there is one thing that everyone has heard about various media outlets, it’s that “print is dead.” Across multiple industries, this mantra has been transformed into a rule of thumb for residential marketers seeking to implement a successful marketing campaign. Gone...

read more

Sign Spotting for Residential Marketing

Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs. They direct us. They educate us. They speak to us and they inspire us to make decisions. You might think using signage for your business or property is too expensive, do you know your options? Do you know how to make that...

read more

The Student Housing Summertime Push

Hurry In!  Apartments Going Fast! We're Filling Quickly!  Don't Be Left Out! Whatever the headline or sense or urgency you are using, in student housing we all know that summer is the last push to fill those beds. In many markets, the majority of students have gone...

read more

Do You Know What’s Trending?

Do you know what’s trending? We talk about trends, we see them in newsfeeds and social media. But navigating website design trends, boosting SEO, maximizing SEM, targeting PPC, engaging Social Media…post, edit, click, like, ahhhhhh. It can get overwhelming for even...

read more

Turn Super Parties Into Super Renewals

Experience has shown that retaining residents can be difficult work.  The end of an apartment renter's lease signifies an opportunity for them to explore other housing options.  Are there any new communities to explore? Are there existing communities offering a rent...

read more

International Student Recruitment

Threshold attended the 6th Annual InterFace Student Housing Conference here in Austin, Texas.  The topic of international student recruitment was discussed at both a roundtable and panel. Over the past 10 years there has been a 40% increase in international student...

read more

Parents – Still the True Frontier

My mom was born and raised in Mexico, moving to the US when she was just 18 years old.  As any of you with Hispanic heritage in your blood - or know folks that do - family is muy importante (very important for the gringos out there).  I was 20 years old when my little...

read more

Ensure Your Promo Doesn’t Get Trashed

At this year’s SXSW music/film/interactive festival here in Austin, a company set up shop to collect unwanted promo items and then donate the items to area homeless shelters. Read the story here. While great for the shelters and a clever recycling campaign, probably...

read more

10 Great Student Housing Marketing Ideas

With Jay Leno's last night hosting the Tonight Show having come and gone, I flipped over to CBS to watch David Letterman the other night. I used to watch Letterman religiously, but with the addition of our now 4-year sold my bedtime has become much earlier (Ok, I...

read more

Go for the Gold: Housing Fair Marketing Plans

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics kicks off this week, unfortunately  shrouded with controversy over lack of preparation. The hashtag #sochiproblems is trending over #teamusa. As we think about our marketing to college students, one event that puts everyone on the same...

read more

Does Guerilla Marketing Still Matter?

The term “guerilla marketing” has taken on a life of it’s own since it was first coined in the early ‘80s.  As a student housing marketing practitioner, I describe guerilla marketing as any creative, out-of-the box tactics that go beyond passive, traditional...

read more

Student Housing and Residential Marketing Trends

Every January I get excited for the new opportunities and challenges that will present themselves over the next 12 months.  Not only personal opportunities and challenges, but also for our business and clients.  Whether you are in student housing or senior living, the...

read more

Budgeting For Your Residential Marketing Plan

My Fantasy Football season started this year to dismal results.  Despite being projected to win by 15 points, I lost by over 40.  At one point (Sunday) I just stopped checking the scores.  Some of my guys fumbled the ball, others were benched - bad start. How is this...

read more

Four Mistakes That Cost You Gen Y Renters

We all know the importance of the growing renter market known as Gen Y or Millennials.  We've designed urban-friendly mixed-use developments that combine the convenience of home with the entertainment of restaurants and retail.  There have been improved amenities that...

read more

Is Your Marketing Design Trending?

At Threshold Agency we have the ability to combine important, relevant information and great innovative design. The melding of the 2 worlds is what makes us marketing experts in the multifamily industry. But how do we achieve that design? Where do our designers look...

read more

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

My elementary art teacher, Ms. Weinstock, used to tell us "pictures are worth a thousand words." At the time I thought she was a little whacky, pictures didn't have any words in them, after all.  But, as the studious student who wanted to impress I tried my best to...

read more
Thresh Faces: Haley McCarley

Thresh Faces: Haley McCarley

Name: Haley McCarley Title: Digital Marketing Specialist Haley takes apartment marketing ideas and turns them into dynamic social media campaigns, effective PPC ads and a whole lot more. Her student housing marketing knowledge helps the entire digital team get a leg...

read more
NOW HIRING: Digital Marketing Specialist

NOW HIRING: Digital Marketing Specialist

ABOUT THIS POSITION We are looking for someone to create and help maintain our social media and Adwords campaigns for our clients. The Specialist should have a passion for social media, the internet marketing industry and be in front of the latest trends and tools to...

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Thresh Faces: Tyler Holmes

Thresh Faces: Tyler Holmes

Name: Tyler Holmes Title: Account Manager Tyler has been working in student housing marketing since college, and now he’s absolutely brimming with apartment marketing ideas and multifamily marketing strategies. On top of that, he also owns the world’s cutest dog. Get...

read more
Thresh Faces: Billy Wilkinson

Thresh Faces: Billy Wilkinson

Name: Billy Wilkinson Title: Chief of Everything Else Billy helps Threshold manage all the little details that go into apartment marketing. Whether’s he’s coming up with student housing marketing ideas or crunching financial numbers, Billy puts in the hard work every...

read more
Thresh Faces: Kelly Cavener

Thresh Faces: Kelly Cavener

Name: Kelly Cavener Title: Art Director Creating apartment marketing materials that pop off the page takes talent and hard work. That’s why we have Kelly here to bring all of our student housing marketing ideas to life. Get to know Kelly below! What are 3 words you...

read more
Thresh Faces: Jen Maufrais Kelly

Thresh Faces: Jen Maufrais Kelly

Name: Jen Maufrais Kelly Title: Director of Creative Operations Executing awesome apartment marketing ideas takes a steady leader and that’s why we love Jen! Whether she’s planning student housing marketing ideas or trips to Barton Springs, Jen keeps us organized! Get...

read more
Thresh Faces: John Wilkinson

Thresh Faces: John Wilkinson

Name: John Wilkinson Title: Chief Strategy Officer, CAS John develops student housing marketing ideas like it’s his job. Oh wait it is. His extensive experience in apartment marketing helps Threshold tackle the tough projects every day. Get to know John below! What...

read more
Thresh Faces: Sarah Snailum

Thresh Faces: Sarah Snailum

Sarah delivers exception promotional products for apartment marketing, and she continues to come up with effective student housing marketing ideas every day. Get to know Sarah below! What are 3 words you would use to describe Threshold? Innovative, Resilient, Diverse...

read more
Thresh Faces: Cameron Smith

Thresh Faces: Cameron Smith

Name: Cameron Smith Title: Digital Marketing Manager Cameron has been in the apartment marketing industry for a long time, but he learns a new tactic every day for delivering effective student housing marketing ideas. Get to know Cameron below! What are 3 words you...

read more

Now Hiring: Digital Marketing Specialist

About Threshold Threshold Agency is among the top residential full-service marketing and interactive agencies in the country. We help our clients navigate the rapidly changing world of residential marketing and brand building by providing clear strategies that work,...

read more

Now Hiring: Creative Operations Manager

CREATIVE OPERATIONS MANAGER About Threshold Threshold Agency is among the top residential full-service marketing and interactive agencies in the country. We help our clients navigate the rapidly changing world of residential marketing and brand building by providing...

read more

Now Hiring: Account Manager

About Threshold Threshold Agency is among the top residential full-service marketing and interactive agencies in the world. We help our clients navigate the rapidly changing world of residential marketing and brand building by providing clear strategies that work,...

read more

The Future is Looking Grand

Our partnership with Grand Campus Living officially launched the week before Thanksgiving! And we are still thankful to have such an awesome client. Grand Campus Living (now a division of Lincoln Property Company) currently manages 18,000 beds in over 15 markets...

read more

Threshold Takes On San Diego

The Threshold Agency will be attending the National Apartment Association Education Conference in sunny San Diego June 19-21st. While these industry conferences are always full of innovative ideas related to how multifamily professionals…

read more
Website Trends to Watch for 2017 Residential Marketing

Website Trends to Watch for 2017 Residential Marketing

If Threshold’s skilled residential marketing designers only cared about getting the most information to the customer, our websites would look a lot like this blog post. We’d see a whole lot of text and the sites would have very little visual appeal. That approach...

read more
Google’s Update Signals Changes For Apartment Marketing

Google’s Update Signals Changes For Apartment Marketing

Apartment marketing for mobile devices is as much about usability as it is about getting noticed. In software engineering, usability is the degree to which a software can be used by specified consumers to achieve objectives with effectiveness, efficiency, and...

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Tech Trends in Multi-Family Housing

Tech Trends in Multi-Family Housing

What sets your property apart? For some, it's location. No matter what amenities the competition offers, prime location draws prospects to the leasing office day in and day out. Other properties beat the competition with luxurious amenities. Resort-style pools and...

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Harnessing the Power of Facebook 360 Photos

Harnessing the Power of Facebook 360 Photos

Facebook rolled out its new 360 Photo feature in June, describing it as a way to “share immersive stories, places and experiences.” As the marketing agency Austin turns to for innovative apartment marketing ideas, we can definitely get behind the “places” part of that...

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Great Photography = Fewer Vacancies

At Threshold, the Anti-Vacancy Agency, we know that great photography is the basis of good advertising to attract your future residents.  As the saying goes,  “People buy with their eyes.” Even though they may not be making a decision to purchase, they will be drawn...

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Best Email Marketing Practices

Over the last several years, tech writers and bloggers have fiercely debated if email marketing and even email in general is a dying medium (a quick Google search reveals both sides of the debate). But the fact that the debate rages on and email is still hanging...

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What Makes a Website COOL?

At Threshold, the anti-vacancy agency, we know that designing a cool website is much like planning your dream home. It’s exciting! But who wants a home that wins design awards for curb appeal but doesn’t have a front door? How about a kitchen without a sink? Or a...

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Take an Online Selfie of Your Community

Here we are…The Age of the Selfie. What does that mean for you and marketing your community? It’s how people find your apartment community. It’s how you look online. It’s your Internet curb appeal. Become a residential marketing expert and take an online selfie of...

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Content Is King for Your SEO Strategy

Writing a blog is tough work.  Not the actual writing part of the blog, nor the creation of the content calendar.  The tough part is sticking to it.  Sometimes I wish there was a "blog trainer," you know, someone to tell me to write 15 more words or to get off my lazy...

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Dallas Digital Summit Recap

We just returned from an invigorating Dallas Digital Summit where approximately 1,500 digital marketing experts from around the world convened to discuss trends and the future of how we, as marketers, can be more effective. Hat’s off to the organizers of this event...

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New Development Marketing

I love my parents.  They are a big reason I started my own agency so many years ago.  Sure there was some trepidation and fear but I forged ahead.  Made my own path, so to speak.  They've lived up in the Dallas area for nearly 20 years now and recently decided to...

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Online Reputation Tips

"When I was a kid, I had to walk to school, in the snow, uphill, both ways." I can't tell you how many ties I heard that growing up. Of course, way back then, there was no way for me to know if what I heard was accurate. Did these masters-of-all beings really have it...

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The New Facebook News Feed

If you’re using Facebook to help promote your communities, this is a post you’ll probably not want to miss. So, that means basically everyone. Back in December, Facebook changed its algorithm that drives their News Feed feature. The News Feed is the central content...

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Social Media and Senior Living

My grandmother is 93 years young.  A product of New York until her early 20s, she is a spirited woman with grand stories and even sharper wit.  I loved hearing the stories of her experience working at Macy's in Manhattan, raising my dad on Governor's Island, and...

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What’s That They’re Saying Online?

By now, I'm certain that you've read an online review about a company, a property, a travel destination, a restaurant, or your favorite celebrity. Whether good or bad, these online reviews provide a "true" glimpse into what your experience might be based on others...

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