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PowerHour® is a thought-leader in executive recruiting services, investment banking consulting services, corporate housing training, corporate housing webinars and group co-op buying services for our corporate housing clients around the world. PowerHour® excels at delivering search engine optimization {SEO}, search engine marketing {SEM}, 64 steps for website, social media and digital success, a 30 point website evaluation and lead conversion success for our clients. Since 1995 PowerHour® has been the industry leader, the author of the SmartMatch Alliances book, research analyst of Internet Marketing PowerHour White Papers and the founder of the PowerHour® Sales Academy. Follow us on Facebook® plus Twitter® and connect with us on LinkedIn®.


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Welcome to the multi-year archive of articles related to and about corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment information and webinars tied to industry products, services & emerging trends/technology.

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January 16, 2017
857. Portland Successfully Pursues $52,000 Fine For An Airbnb Host

Ouch! The issues, penalties and fines related to Airbnb, continue nonstop around the world.

http://www.wweek.com/news/2017/01/11/murmurs-a-north-portland-airbnb-host-faces-a-52000-fine/

Any news about Airbnb to share here?

Come join corporate housing leaders from around the world on Tuesday to learn more, CLICK HERE.

If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends like the ones above, you will find them here, https://twitter.com/hashtag/corporatehousingcoach

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


January 8, 2017
856. PowerHour Sales Academy, Tuesday the 10th Open-Mic

For our PowerHour Sales Academy members, our focus this week + call
details are below for our PowerHour Open-Mic #203 on Tuesday, January 10th.

We are going to cover:

#1.  Looking back to 2016, what are you most proud of?  What is your biggest single accomplishment?  What did not go as well as you planned/expected?

#2.  Looking forward to 2017, what are you most focused on?  What is your largest "I wish _______".  What did you learn from your S.W.O.T. analysis [see attached]?

#3. Tied to your business development success, where are your best opportunities?  Which strategies would you like to most work on---during 2017?

#4.  Focused on presentation success, what will it take to close 100% of the meetings you are given in 2017 with HR directors, relocation companies and key corporate decision-makers?

#5.  Regarding sales skills, which areas are you most proud of?  What areas would you like us to cover during our Open-Mic?

#6.  "Judge a person by his questions rather than his answers" a quote by Pierre Marc Gaston,
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Marc_Gaston_de_L from the book, Tools of Titans, https://toolsoftitans.com written by Tim Ferriss.

Here are the next steps:

#1.  Please listen to the audio recording as many times as you like.  This recording is available for the next 30 days and is 11 minutes long.

#2.  Please make the sales topic for this week, the focus for you and your corporate housing sales team---for the next 7 days.  Brainstorm as a team related to this topic, share ideas internally, practice role-playing and find a way to incorporate the topic for this week in as many creative ways as you can into your sales week.

The Goal: To expand the sales & marketing strategies that you and your team are using to book/fill more furnished apartments with a focus on G.R.A.C.E. [Growing Revenue & Cultivating Excellence].

Plus, we are passionately focused on helping you convert your inbound sales leads/prospects/opportunities into new revenue growth.

--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


January 7, 2017
855. Airbnb Set To Lose Millions, Cities Crackdown On Rentals

Airbnb continues to face strong headwinds from property owners, city governments, building residents and the hotel lobbyists around the world, plus stiff fines for those wanting to rent for less than 30 days.

https://news.vice.com/story/airbnb-set-to-lose-millions-in-revenue-after-cities-crackdown-on-rentals

What are the Airbnb trends and news you are tracking? How is it impacting our furnished/serviced apartment sector? What are we hearing from corporate buyers? 

Come join corporate housing leaders from around the world on Tuesday to learn more, CLICK HERE

If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends like the ones above, you will find them here, https://twitter.com/hashtag/corporatehousingcoach

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


January 6 , 2017
854. Bloomberg Podcast, Apartment Market Rental Trends

Interesting podcast about 2017 multifamily apartment prices/pricing, yes?

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2016-12-30/bloomberg-markets-jay-denton-on-the-apartment-market-audio

Does this match what you are seeing in your local market? How is this impacting your apartment rental pricing and lease negotiating?

Come join us on Tuesday to learn more,  CLICK HERE

If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends like the ones above, you will find them here, https://twitter.com/hashtag/corporatehousingcoach

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


December 20, 2016
853. PowerHour Open-Mic #202 on Tuesday, December 20th

For our PowerHour Sales Academy members, our focus this week + call details are below for our PowerHour Open-Mic #201 on Tuesday, December 13th.

We are going to cover:

#1.  2016, the year-in-review.  What was the high point?  What did not go---as planned?

#2.  For Tuesday, let's review the 21 key points/areas from 2016 as we plan for 2017---your best year ever.

#3.  Action step:  what would you add to the year-in-review list?

#4.  "Learn the macro from the micro" a quote by Josh Waitzkin, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joshua_Waitzkin from the book, Tools of Titans, https://toolsoftitans.com written by Tim Ferriss.

Here are the next steps:

#1.  Please listen to the audio recording as many times as you like.  This recording is available for the next 30 days and is 11 minutes long.

#2.  Please make the sales topic for this week, the focus for you and your corporate housing sales team---for the next 7 days.  Brainstorm as a team related to this topic, share ideas internally, practice role-playing and find a way to incorporate the topic for this week in as many creative ways as you can into your sales week.

The Goal: To expand the sales & marketing strategies that you and your team are using to book/fill more furnished apartments with a focus on G.R.A.C.E. [Growing Revenue & Cultivating Excellence].

Plus, we are passionately focused on helping you convert your inbound sales leads/prospects/opportunities into new revenue growth.

--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


December 14, 2016
852. Thursday PowerHour, Will 2017 Be Your Best Year Ever?

Join us on Thursday?

Since 1995, this PowerHour E-newsletter is only available to the CEOs/Presidents/Owners and Vice Presidents of Sales for the leading 1157 corporate housing companies around the world. Annual subscriptions are $1200.

Come join 4,150+ furnished/serviced apartment leaders in our 3 PowerHour LinkedIn groups, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html

I hope you will join me today/Thursday December 15th.

Details are below~for our 249th free educational PowerHour webcast for the corporate housing industry, since 1995. :-)

Thursday PowerHour, Will 2017 Be Your Best Year Ever?
Please join us and invite others on your furnished apartment sales team to join us, by having them register here:

Join corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment expert Ernest F. Oriente of PowerHour [ http://www.powerhour.com and http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/ and http://www.powerhourseo.com and http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com ] for our free corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment PowerHour webcast on Thursday, December 15th at 11:30 p.m. Eastern/New York time---focused on Will 2017 Be Your Best Year Ever?

** Special note:  when you register for the webcast below --- you will receive your December 2016 website score that compares your website visibility and search engine rankings to each of your local corporate housing competitors in your city/area.  My PowerHour team has been tracking your website score and SEO visibility every month --- since 2009 and we have sent 182,278+ inbound sales leads/prospects totaling 1.83 billion in revenue opportunities to our clients over the last 9+ years.

Since 1995, Ernest has spent 36,750 hours coaching/guiding 450+ leading corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment companies and their sales teams, around the world--is the author of SmartMatch Alliances and the webcast below is his 249 over the last 22+ years.

During this 60-minute corporate housing & serviced apartment PowerHour webcast we will be discussing the points below plus fielding your specific questions:

#1. A step back.  What are you most proud of, in 2016?  What worked best?  What will you stop/discard, going into 2017?  Please send your replies to ernest@powerhour.com

#2.  Planning for 2017, what are the 12 most important areas to work on?  What will you measure, that will make the greatest impact on your revenue and profit success?

#3.  The first 100 days of 2017, what are the steps to make/take to insure the results reach and surpass your goals?

#4.  Airbnb, an update over the last 30 days---what are the trends we are seeing, from around the world?  If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends about Airbnb, you will find them here, https://twitter.com/hashtag/corporatehousingcoach

As prep for #2 above---please join our 3 flagship LinkedIn groups with 4150+ leaders around the world, on the urls below:

Corporate Housing Sales Success: http://tinyurl.com/m286tl2
Furnished Apartment Success, Driving More Revenue: http://tinyurl.com/knttxnu
Corporate Housing Professionals: http://tinyurl.com/mn6s9ek

Registration Information

When:  Thursday, December 15th
Please note, the above PowerHour corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment webcast starts at 11:30 a.m. Eastern/New York/Toronto time, which is
10:30 a.m. Central/Dallas/Winnipeg time
9:30 a.m. Mountain/Denver/Calgary time
8:30 a.m. Pacific/San Francisco/Vancouver time
4:30 p.m. GMT/London time
Fee:  No charge

Please invite others on your furnished apartment sales team to join us, by having them register here:

PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing

PowerHour Recruiting, come see 481+ years of corporate housing sales expertise here: http://powerhour.com/corporatehousing/recruiting.html Many do not have non-competes, all are willing to travel as needed, some are willing to relocate and a select group have 3M, 5M and 10M+ in portfolio relationships they will bring with them.

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


December 13, 2016
851. PowerHour Open-Mic #201 on Tuesday, December 13th

For our PowerHour Sales Academy members, our focus this week + call details are below for our PowerHour Open-Mic #201 on Tuesday, December 13th.

We are going to cover:

#1.  Lead sharing with well-connected industry vendors/suppliers is a powerful way to open new prospect doors and increase your selling success---faster than ever before.  What is the best way to select each person/company you are planning to do lead sharing with? 

#2.  Where is the best place to find your ideal lead sharing partners?  What is the best/ideal structure for the way that lead sharing partnerships work? 

#3. What are the 36 best ways to develop great new prospects for those in need of your corporate housing services for stays of 30+ days in your furnished/serviced apartments and to expand your successful business development, with a focus on G.R.A.C.E. [Growing Revenue & Cultivating Excellence] and the power of Thinking Big?  This week, we will cover #8.

#4.  Bonus sales point:  negotiating strategy #97 ==>> What is a reluctant buyer?

The Goal: To expand the sales & marketing strategies that you and your team are using to book/fill more furnished apartments with a focus on G.R.A.C.E. [Growing Revenue & Cultivating Excellence].

Plus, we are passionately focused on helping you convert your inbound sales leads/prospects/opportunities into new revenue growth, http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing/#leadconversion

--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


December 11, 2016
850. Airbnb, problems in NYC + SF + London and around the world

Around the world, Airbnb is facing strong headwinds from property owners, city governments, building residents and the hotel lobbyists plus stiff fines for those wanting to rent for less than 30 days.

Below are three recent stories…

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/03/technology/airbnb-ends-fight-with-new-york-city-over-fines.html

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/SF-deals-major-blow-to-Airbnb-with-tough-10617319.php

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3993300/Airbnb-landlords-accused-turning-needed-housing-hotels-door-
website-admits-thousands-properties-rented-illegally-THREE-MONTHS-year.html


What are the Airbnb trends and news you are tracking? How is it impacting our furnished/serviced apartment sector? What are we hearing from corporate buyers? Come join us on Tuesday to learn more, http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders

If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends like the ones above, you will find them here, https://twitter.com/hashtag/corporatehousingcoach

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


December 5, 2016
849. PowerHour Open-Mic #200 on Tuesday, December 6th

For our PowerHour Sales Academy members, our focus this week + call details are below for our PowerHour Open-Mic #200 on Tuesday, December 6th.

We are going to cover:

#1.  On permanent video ==>> Let's discuss this important sales principle.  Plus, let's review together how this impacts your brand---and branding/messaging, with your largest major employers, HR directors and relocation companies.

#2.  Feed-forward not feed-back ==>> As a furnished/serviced apartment sales professional---let's discuss the importance of this sales principle and how to maximize your sales and career success with it.

#3. What are the 20 most important sales skills, methods and strategies needed to sell more furnished/serviced apartments?  How will these sales skills plus our 21 negotiating techniques help you sell and close 100% of your best sales opportunities?  For this week, we are going to cover sales skill #20.

#4.  Bonus sales point:  from the book, SmartMatch Alliances ==>> Please read pages 97-98.

The Goal:  To expand the sales & marketing strategies that you and your team are using to book/fill more furnished apartments with a focus on G.R.A.C.E. [Growing Revenue & Cultivating Excellence].

Plus, we are passionately focused on helping you convert your inbound sales leads/prospects/opportunities into new revenue growth, http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing/#leadconversion

--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


December 2, 2016
848. Airbnb, problems in NYC + SF + London and around the world

Around the world, Airbnb is facing strong headwinds from property owners, city governments, building residents and the hotel lobbyists plus stiff fines for those wanting to rent for less than 30 days.

Below are three recent stories…

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/03/technology/airbnb-ends-fight-with-new-york-city-over-fines.html

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/SF-deals-major-blow-to-Airbnb-with-tough-10617319.php

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3993300/Airbnb-landlords-accused-turning-needed-housing-hotels-door-
website-admits-thousands-properties-rented-illegally-THREE-MONTHS-year.html


What are the Airbnb trends and news you are tracking? How is it impacting our furnished/serviced apartment sector? What are we hearing from corporate buyers? Come join us on Tuesday to learn more,
http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders/

If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends like the ones above, you will find them here, https://twitter.com/hashtag/corporatehousingcoach

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


October 30, 2016
847. New York Deflates Airbnb

The negative news regarding Airbnb in NYC this week --- continues…
http://tinyurl.com/jfufwcx


And, we’ve posted/shared lots more stories/news like the one above on Twitter, https://twitter.com/hashtag/corporatehousingcoach

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


October 23, 2016
846. Airbnb Sues Over New Law Regulating New York Rentals

This is very big news for our sector. Full story



How are you and your sales team addressing AirBnb with your corporate clients?

We are covering this exact topic during our corporate housing Tuesday PowerHour Sales Academy. 

Join us? http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders 

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> #corporatehousingcoach If you would like to see/read more furnished/serviced apartment news/trends, you will find those stories/tweets here.
--> The author of SmartMatch Alliances,
--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988.
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy to sell more furnished/serviced apartments & gain more leads from your website.
--> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


ARCHIVES BY YEAR  [ 2017 ]  [ 2016 ]  [ 2015 ]  [ 2014 ]  [ 2013 ]  [ 2012 ]  [ 2011 ]  [ 2010 ]

PowerHour® is a thought-leader in executive recruiting services, investment banking consulting services, corporate housing training, corporate housing webinars and group co-op buying services for our corporate housing clients around the world. PowerHour® excels at delivering search engine optimization {SEO}, search engine marketing {SEM}, 64 steps for website, social media and digital success, a 30 point website evaluation and lead conversion success for our clients. Since 1995 PowerHour® has been the industry leader, the author of the SmartMatch Alliances book, research analyst of Internet Marketing PowerHour White Papers and the founder of the PowerHour® Sales Academy. Follow us on Facebook® plus Twitter® and connect with us on LinkedIn®.

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