marketing

How Surveys and Focus Groups Help You Predict Your Resident’s Needs

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Wouldn’t being a mind reader be great, particularly in a business setting? Think about it: being able to know exactly what prospects want from a senior living community without any guesswork. Knowing immediately how satisfied (or not) your residents, partners and staff are. Getting visitors’ real impressions of your community instead of what they say to your face. Sure, some of the things you hear would be startling at first. But in time, you’d start hearing “how did you know this is exactly what we wanted/needed?” from current and future residents. 

Introducing the Newest Members of our Exceptional Professional Team: Meet Theresa Rich, Amber Bockman and Brittany Dorner!

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We’re growing again at Sage Age Strategies and excited to introduce you to the latest members of our outstanding team of senior living growth experts. All have joined us recently and are already making significant contributions to our ever-growing list of senior living and senior care client-partners nationwide. 

Theresa Rich, Account Manager

Theresa recently joined the Sage Age family from GlynnDevins, Inc. and will be devoting her substantial talents to our clients in the key role of Account Manager. 

Grow Your Occupancy, Your Community and Yourself

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Success, as we all know, is something that must be cultivated year after year. Think of a pro baseball scout searching for the best new recruits for his team. After he identifies a worthy recruit, he develops and nurtures the relationship until, finally, the new star player signs with the team. Success! But the scout can’t sit back and rest on his laurels ... he’s got to be back on the move, scouting for the next potential signee. 

When Is It Time to Rebrand?

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Hands up: how many of you out there are still wearing disco leisure suits? 

While you may still have one of those bad boys hanging up in a closet somewhere (hey – it’s a great Halloween costume), we doubt that any of you are Saturday Night Fever-ing it on a regular basis. That’s because you know that what was once fashionable and cutting-edge is now dated, passé and even laughable. 

And what’s true for personal fashion is true for company brands as well. 

How Sage Age Consulting Services Help You Be Profitable in Today’s Competitive Market

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In the 1989 film Field of Dreams, the character of Ray Kinsella takes a leap of faith against all odds and builds a baseball diamond based on a whispered promise: “If you build it, he will come.”His belief pays off as the ghosts of famous baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson and others come to play ball, and the movie ends with the promise of Ray’s success and happiness.

Knowledge Is Power: How Market Research Helps You Be and Stay Competitive

Investigor researching

If you’re a fan of The Simpsons, you may remember an episode where Homer’s neighbor, Ned Flanders, quits his job as a pharmaceutical salesman to pursue his dream of opening a store providing products exclusively for left-handed Springfieldians. Ned, who is left-handed himself, opens The Leftorium in the Springfield Mall and sees the business struggle for customers from day one.  

Is Traditional Advertising Dead?

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Short answer: No. 

Please excuse our slightly off-the-cuff response, but this question is something we hear (or read) every single day since we’re in the marketing business. There are countless articles out there touting the demise of traditional advertising and why xyz strategy should be your new golden child. 

While these articles have kernels of truth, many of them are missing a very important point: tactical advertising, just like other trends, is a pendulum. It may swing heavily one way, but that doesn’t mean it won’t swing back the other way sooner or later.

Developing a Prospect-Motivating, Lead-Nurturing Strategy and Email Automation Campaign

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could press a button and all the prospects in your lead pipeline would automatically receive strategic, engaging and relevant messages from you? We know speaking to prospects, giving them personal tours and motivating them to move in can be fun and rewarding – but to do those things, you first have to get leads on the phone or on your campus. It’s the “staying in front of them until they’re ready to purchase” part that can be frustrating and take you away from prospects who are closer to making a purchase decision. 

Meet Your Prospects Where They Are – Literally: Introducing Sage Age’s New Geofencing Services

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“Put yourself in your consumers shoes,” they say. “Meet your prospects where they are in their sales journey,” they say. “Get relevant messages to them ASAP so it’s still fresh in their mind when your value proposition hits,” they say. 

While for many years, marketing experts have used these phrases in a figurative way, a new technology in town is using those phrases literally. It’s called geofencing, and it’s changing the marketing landscape in a big way. 

Anonymous No More: Engage Previously Unknown Website Visitors with Reverse IP Append

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Have you ever wanted to know exactly who is visiting your community’s website? Not just the number of hits you’re getting – actual information about the anonymous visitors who’ve taken the time to click around your website, and then leave without a trace – something that is much more frequent than anyone likes to admit. 

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