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    7 Inexpensive and Fun Summer Activities

    Summer is here and everyone is antsy to get out of work and do something fun! But oh, what did you say…can’t go out because it costs an arm & a leg? That’s why we’ve assembled a list of relatively inexpensive activities for the summertime! Rollar bladding-whether you have your own skates or not, this […]

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    For Rent Media Solutions Embraces Trade Shows in This Economy

    While we typically write about For Rent Media Solutions’ various products and/or initiatives, we tend to stick with what is ‘in’ right now. Search engine strategies, social media, videos, text messaging, etc. But there is an important area of traditional marketing that we have yet to expand on. It is actually very vital to the […]

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    Bottled Water Debate Part II

    Last year I wrote about the Bottled Water Debate and the stats about how consuming water from packaged water bottles was bad for the environment, you can read it here. When I was sitting on my plane from Miami to Atlanta, delayed from my glorious vacation in Key West, Florida, I stumbled on an article […]

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    Chance to Win $1,500 in the ‘Ready2Move’ Voting Sweepstakes

     All of the submissions for the ‘Ready2Move?’ video contest are in! Thank you to all who entered, the videos are amazing. But it’s not over yet! The voting phase is OPEN and ForRent.com needs everyone’s help in choosing the $10,000 grand prize winner. Go to http://contest.forrent.com/ and register to become a voter. You can vote […]

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    Marketing to the Gen Y Consumer

    Written by Erica Campbell, Gillian Luce and Kimetha Hill “Gen Yers,” “Echo Boomers,” “Millennials,” “Net Generation,” “Trophy kids,” whatever you want to call them, are you ready to market to them? The largest generation since the Baby-Boomers, the Y Generation is defined by their numbers. Generation Y, born between 1977 and 1994, makes up over […]

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    Is Your Web Site User Friendly?

    For Rent Media Solutions™ asked this very question to its users by conducting a robust series of usability tests, with real apartment shoppers viewing eight different apartment listing Web sites including ForRent.com and its competitors. Usability testing is a technique used to evaluate a product by testing it on actual real users. A July 2008 […]

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    For Rent Media Solutions™ launches unique intuitive search function exclusively on ForRent.com

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            Contact: Meredith Mobley Marketing Communications Coordinator meredith.mobley@forrent.com Phone: 757-351-7366 Fax: 757-961-4827   For Rent Media SolutionsTM launches unique intuitive search function exclusively on ForRent.com New search function brings “smarter search” experience to leading apartment Web site   NORFOLK, Va.-(May 26, 2009)-For Rent Media Solutions, a leading apartment resource for searching apartments nationwide, […]

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    ForRent.com’s ‘Ready2Move?’ Video Contest Deadline is Approaching Fast!

    If you’re at that point where you realize, ‘Yeah….I’m ready to move!’ then tell us your story. You could win $10,000 in ForRent.com’s Ready2Move video contest.  It could be a bad roommate, noisy neighbor, paranormal activity or perhaps you’re still living with your parents! Whatever the case may be, tell ForRent.com why you are Ready2Move. […]

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    Memorial Day Plans

    Do you know what you’re doing this Memorial day? Usually my memorial days consist of swimming at the oceanfront in Virginia Beach, barbeques where I eat too much and hanging out with friends. However, this year, I will be traveling. With the great deals on airline flights, one benefit from the downturn in the economy, […]

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    Decorating with Color

    I read some amazing tips from the Country Living website that will instantly refresh your decor by trying out a few new color shades.  Given that most of our readers are apartment renters, these tips will accommodate those with limitations! I will be splitting up these ideas into five blog postings, one blog for each color. […]

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