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ForRent.com & Homes.com Help One Hurricane Victim Family Find a Home

ForRent.com & Homes.com Help One Hurricane Victim Family Find a Home

December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

    In late October, Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast hard, leaving almost 8 million families throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut without power and thousands without a place to call home. We were inspired by one family in particular and had an opportunity to help support the Correa family of Staten Island. […]

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Happy Birthday Raleigh!

May 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

That’s right! The Apartments For Rent Magazine publication has been in Raleigh, North Carolina for 5 years and is still going strong. Nationwide our publications have more than 25 million copies in circulation with a consistent pick-up ratio of 90%. With the interactive print ads, including all the latest avenues for consumers to contact apartment […]

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How Walkable is Your Community?

How Walkable is Your Community?

May 6, 2011 | 2 Comments

Where your apartment is located can make all the difference.  Local amenities, proximity to schools, restaurants — even highways, can be deciding factors when choosing where to live.  To help you find the right apartment for you, ForRent.com now includes Walk Score® on its apartment listings. You might enjoy the seclusion of rural communities, or […]

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Update to the “Available Apartments” Link

April 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

A key component and value of the Marketplace Expert package is the automatic inclusion of a link within your Facebook page showing your listings on a “My Listings”, or “Available Apartments” link. We’re making some major improvements to this feature this month: 1. An all new user-friendly page layout 2. Advanced filters and searching 3. Ability for potential […]

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Connect. Converse. Convert.

March 8, 2011 | 3 Comments

There are more ways to search for an apartment than ever before.  Social media has completely transformed the landscape, with consumers actively pursuing the opinion of others before making a buying decision.  According to Craig Donato, CEO of Oodle, Inc., “It’s no secret that Facebook has changed the game. Facebook has changed the way people […]

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Enhanced mobile website?? A definite UPGRADE!

Enhanced mobile website?? A definite UPGRADE!

November 19, 2010 | 2 Comments

 Enhanced mobile website?? A definite UPGRADE! Committed to bringing ease of use to potential renters, we wanted to let you guys know that we’ve made some upgrades to the ForRent.com mobile website. Check out the list below: Automatic Geo Location: The new automatic geo-location feature automatically recognizes the renter’s location from the homepage! This is […]

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Using Long-tail Keywords to Drive Traffic (and Leads) to Your Door

Using Long-tail Keywords to Drive Traffic (and Leads) to Your Door

August 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Keywords are like bread crumbs. If selected correctly, they bring renters right to your door. There are two main types: short-search phrases and long-tail terms. Although short-search phrases are more competitive and drive more traffic to your listings, long-tail keywords are more likely to convert. So, what do I need to know about long-tail keywords and […]

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ParaRentar.com Goes Mobile!

ParaRentar.com Goes Mobile!

August 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Announcement: Joining the ForRent.com mobile offering, ParaRentar.com, a fully-translated Spanish apartment listing web site, has gone mobile! The Pew Research Center revealed that the U.S. Hispanic market consists of avid mobile users. According to a research conducted during a Spring 2010 Pew Internet study, 87 percent of Hispanics own a cell phone. Of that total, […]

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ForRent.com introduces “Snap and Go” mobile scanning tag

July 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

New mobile bar code scanner lets renters scan For Rent Magazine® bar codes to find apartments in their area If Calvin Klein can do it, why not us? As Rick Mathieson highlights in his article Video: Forget Those Racy Billboards-Calvin Klein’s Showing off its QR Codes, the fashion retailer has replaced three of its billboards […]

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Top 10 SEO Tips for Your Web Site and Internet Listing Ads

Top 10 SEO Tips for Your Web Site and Internet Listing Ads

July 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

What is SEO? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of designing and updating a website so it is likely to show up in the organic (free) listings of a search engine for relevant user searches.  Optimized pages and listings are ranked higher by major search engines, which are especially critical because many people rely […]

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