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September 8, 2016
843. Hiring in NYC, Los Angeles, Seattle, DC/Virginia + mor

Anyone you might refer me to, regarding the open position below?

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2355651/2355651-6179687884996558849 <<== For Los Angeles

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/950167/950167-6179686672398106628 <<== For Charlotte

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2355651/2355651-6179658950242299909 <<== For New York City

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2355651/2355651-6179656384431341568 <<== For Seattle 

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/108135/108135-6179691725360029697 <<== For DC/Virginia 

And, if you know others in our sector who might be a great/perfect fit ---please forward to those you know.

We have the open corporate housing position above, plus another 8 more open positions across the United States plus additional opportunities in Canada, the UK and Europe. 

Which means, we are always happy to discuss career opportunities and/or the industry --- with anyone you refer to PowerHour.

PowerHour is the only recruiting firm in our sector, for the last 21+ years and all conversations are kept confidential.

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!


August 17, 2016
842. Thursday PowerHour, 2017 Budget Selling Season?

Join us on Thursday?

As the founder of PowerHour [ http://www.powerhour.com and http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders and http://www.powerhourseo.com and http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com ] I hope you will our free corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment PowerHour on Thursday, August 18th at 12:00 p.m. Eastern/New York time - focused on 2017 Budget Selling Season: RFPs, Relocation Companies & Summer Interns?

Since 1995, Ernest has spent 36,350 hours coaching/guiding 400+ leading corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment companies and their sales teams, around the world--is the author of SmartMatch Alliances and the PowerHour below is his 245th over the last 21+ years.

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

#1. Your largest corporate clients are actively engaged in their 2017 budget season. What is your state-of-mind this time of year? 

#2. RFPs, how many have you received this year? How does this compare to last year?

#3. Relocation companies: how many asked for presentations in the last 30 days in need of pricing for 2017 furnished/serviced apartments? What presentations to relocation companies do you plan to give in the next 30 days? Do you have in place the 18 key areas to include in every corporate housing sales presentation when meeting with HR directors, relocation companies and key corporate decision-makers?

#4. 2017 summer internship programs are being budgeted for right now, are these programs part of your sales efforts for next year?

#5. 35 specific business development strategies---which one matters most? What is the expected ROI?

As prep for #2 above, please come join 4,150+ furnished/serviced apartment leaders in our 3 PowerHour LinkedIn groups, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html 

Please invite others on your furnished apartment sales team to join us, by having them register at the url below:
http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html

Our PowerHour will be very full and hundreds of corporate housing sales professionals will be joining us from around the world. To make it easy to ask questions before *or* during our PowerHour, please send an E-mail to ernest@powerhour.com and throughout the PowerHour we will work/weave your questions into the presentation.

When: Thursday, August 18th
Please note, the above PowerHour starts at 12:00 p.m. Eastern/New York/Toronto time, which is
11:00 a.m. Central/Dallas/Winnipeg time
10:00 a.m. Mountain/Denver/Calgary time
9:00 a.m. Pacific/San Francisco/Vancouver time
5:00 p.m. GMT/London time

Fee: No charge
To register, please surf here: http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html


Since 1995, our 245 PowerHour corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment webcasts are always free to join/participate live---or can be purchased for $395 next week for 24/7/365 learning and training access.

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!

PowerHour Executive Coaching/Training---since 1995, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour SEO + Internet Marketing White Papers, http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour Live Weekly Sales Academy, http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders 
PowerHour Expert LinkedIn Training, http://powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html
Guest Satisfaction Surveys, http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com


July 29, 2016
841. Friday PowerHour, Airbnb vs Corporate Housing?

Join us on Friday? When: Friday, July 28th

Please note, the above PowerHour starts at 12:00 p.m. Eastern/New York/Toronto time, which is:

11:00 a.m. Central/Dallas/Winnipeg time
10:00 a.m. Mountain/Denver/Calgary time
9:00 a.m. Pacific/San Francisco/Vancouver time
5:00 p.m. GMT/London time

Fee: No charge

To register, please surf here: http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html

As the founder of PowerHour [ http://www.powerhour.com and http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders and http://www.powerhourseo.com and http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com ] I hope you will join our free corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment PowerHour on Friday, July 29th at 12:00 p.m. Eastern/New York time --- focused on *Airbnb vs Corporate Housing?*

Since 1995, Ernest has spent 36,000 hours coaching/guiding 400+ leading corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment companies and their sales teams, around the world--is the author of SmartMatch Alliances and the PowerHour below is his 244th over the last 21+ years.

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

#1. What are the trends, news and legal/litigious information we are seeing/reading and hearing from around the world---tied to Airbnb?

#2. How are corporate buyers viewing Airbnb for their employees in need of a furnished/serviced apartment for stays of 30+ days? How will this impact your September/October budget selling season for 2017 revenue planning/forecasting?

#3. From a sales/selling point-of-view, what does your inside and outside sales team need to know, when fielding sales objections about Airbnb? When is it ok to ask, “with your permission” when comparing your corporate housing company and housing inventory to the Airbnb housing inventory?

As prep for #2 above, please come join 4,150+ furnished/serviced apartment leaders in our 3 PowerHour LinkedIn groups, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html 

Please invite others on your furnished apartment sales team to join us, by having them register at the url below:
http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html

Our PowerHour will be very full and hundreds of corporate housing sales professionals will be joining us from around the world. To make it easy to ask questions before *or* during our PowerHour, please send an E-mail to ernest@powerhour.com and throughout the PowerHour we will work/weave your questions into the presentation.

Since 1995, our 244 PowerHour corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment webcasts are always free to join/participate live---or can be purchased for $395 next week for 24/7/365 learning and training access.

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!

PowerHour Executive Coaching/Training---since 1995,http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour SEO + Internet Marketing White Papers,http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour Live Weekly Sales Academy,http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders 
PowerHour Expert LinkedIn Training,http://powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html
PowerHour Lead Conversion,http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing/#leadconversion 
Guest Satisfaction Surveys, http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com


July 22, 2016
840. Airbnb, tracking these trends?

Tracking the news in the 4 stories below, related to Airbnb? 

How are you tucking the news below into your sales presentations to corporate buyers, HR directors and relocation companies? What is your plan for the upcoming September/October budget season---preparing for 2017 new revenue opportunities?

How is your inside sales team handling inbound calls/leads---when potential new guests are comparing your furnished apartments to other options in the market, like Airbnb?

Speak for a few minutes, about the trends we are seeing around the world regarding Airbnb and their impact on corporate clients/guests tied to stays of 30+ days?

Join our sales academy each Tuesday --- to learn more about how to handle Airbnb and frequently asked sales objections?

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!


July 12, 2016
839. Join Wednesday, SmartMatch Alliances: Chapter 3

With SmartMatch Alliances, learn how you can quickly:

==>> Attract better business prospects for your corporate housing sales team in greater numbers and faster than ever before!
==>> Generate an endless stream of new leads + business referrals for those in need of a furnished/serviced apartment, earn more sales commissions and have more fun!

Join us on Wednesday, July 13th at 2:00pm/eastern/New York time to discuss "Position Your PINS" and we will be covering pages 41-62 from our book SmartMatch Alliances.

During this 60-minute PowerHour we will be focusing on the points below plus fielding your specific questions:

==> What are your current and target PINS?
==> How will you get noticed in your PINS?
==> Getting your articles published, what works and what doesn't?
==> Is it essential to have an E-newsletter? What content should go in your E-newsletter?

To register, click here and complete box #2:

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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! P.S. If you would like to order 40+ books as a gift for your clients/customers or for those on your corporate housing sales team, please send a note to ernest@powerhour.com. When you order 40+ books, we'll reserve a free 60-minute PowerHour {a $5000 value} specifically designed for those who are receiving the book from you.Show less

Join our sales academy each Tuesday?http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders/index.html


June 30, 2016
838. Friday PowerHour, Valuing Your Corporate Housing Company?

Join us on Friday?

As the founder of PowerHour [ http://www.powerhour.com and http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders and http://www.powerhourseo.com and http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com ] I hope you will join our free corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment PowerHour on Friday, July 1st at 12:00 p.m. Eastern/New York time---focused on *Valuing Your Corporate Housing Company, What Are The Key Factors?*

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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! Since 1995, Ernest has spent 35,750 hours coaching/guiding 400+ leading corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment companies and their sales teams, around the world--is the author of SmartMatch Alliances and the PowerHour below is his 243rd over the last 21+ years.

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

#1. What are the key factors for valuing your company to be sold for a premium? What are the steps to make/take today that will impact the sale of your company, at some point in the future?

#2. In reverse, what acquisitions might you consider now/today---that would remove a direct competitor and add more revenue, profits and value to your company?

#3. What is the industry formula for how a corporate housing company is valued? How much due diligence is required? What are the unexpected questions that you need to consider now/today---even if you are planning to sell your company 1-3-5 years from today?

As prep for #2 above, please come join 4,150+ furnished/serviced apartment leaders in our 3 PowerHour LinkedIn groups, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html 

Please invite others on your furnished apartment sales team to join us, by having them register at the url below:
http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html


Our PowerHour will be very full and hundreds of corporate housing sales professionals will be joining us from around the world. To make it easy to ask questions before *or* during our PowerHour, please send an E-mail to ernest@powerhour.com and throughout the PowerHour we will work/weave your questions into the presentation.
====================
When: Friday, July 1st
Please note, the above PowerHour starts at 12:00 p.m. Eastern/New York/Toronto time, which is

.11:00 a.m. Central/Dallas/Winnipeg time
.10:00 a.m. Mountain/Denver/Calgary time
.9:00 a.m. Pacific/San Francisco/Vancouver time
.5:00 p.m. GMT/London time

Fee: No charge
To register, please surf here: http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html
====================


Since 1995, our 243 PowerHour corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment webcasts are always free to join/participate live---or can be purchased for $395 next week for 24/7/365 learning and training access.

PowerHour Executive Coaching/Training---since 1995, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour SEO + Internet Marketing White Papers, http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour Live Weekly Sales Academy,http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders 
PowerHour Expert LinkedIn Training, http://powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html
PowerHour Lead Conversion, http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing/#leadconversion 
Guest Satisfaction Surveys, http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com


May 24, 2016
836. Seeking Corporate Housing Global Sales Leaders, 140-170K+

Would you know an industry leader who would be a perfect fit for the position below?

Compensation is in the range of 140-170K+

Our client has 15+ years of experience serving top 100 major employers across North America and around the world.

They are seeking to hiring a Global Sales leader [who can live anywhere---no relocation required] to join their team with the following experience:

===>> Must have 10+ years of proven corporate housing sales experience.

===>> Must have a track-record with national accounts and ideally, international as well.

===>> Must have proven-success responding to industry RFPs.

===>> Cannot have a corporate housing industry non-compete.

===>> A track-record of attending industry trade shows nationally and ideally, internationally as well.

===>> Able to travel, as much as needed.

===>> Able to work remote, and generate the expected revenue/sales success.

===>> A sterling industry reputation.

===>> Must be able to generate leads from a variety of sources that include: social media channels, cold calling and networking.

===>> The ability to build strong long-standing loyal relationships and implement strategies for expanding the customer base while saturating opportunities with the established client base.

===>> Compensation to be in the 140-170K+ range

To apply, please send a resume plus your LinkedIn profile url to recruiter@powerhour.com

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!


May 10, 2016
835. For our PowerHour Sales Academy members, our focus is below for our Open-Mic #171 on Tuesday, May 10th.

We will cover:

#1. Inside sales: how do we sell the turn-key package of our furnished apartments to our inbound sales calls/leads? How does this handle the objection, "I think I'm going to set-up my own furnished apartment?"

#2. Outside sales: how do we sell the turn-key package of our furnished apartments when giving a presentation to HR directors&relocation companies who want to set up their own suites? [see attached 4 page sales tool] 

#3. What are the 18 most important areas to include in every corporate housing sales presentation when meeting with HR directors & key corporate decision-makers? For this week, we are going to cover #18.

Learn more here ==>> https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2355651/2355651-187574791

your linkedin moderatorYour LinkedIn group owner/moderator
Doris Schweppe

--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced/furnished apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988,
--> PowerHour Executive Recruiting, find/hire corporate housing & serviced apartment sales superstars,
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy,
--> Internet Marketing PowerHour White Papers,
--> Furnished/Serviced Apartment News & Industry Trends,
--> PowerHour Thought-Leadership Furnished/Serviced Apartment Webinars,
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy,
--> Based on group size...we're #176 of 2,176,785 worldwide LinkedIn groups with 130,000+ leaders who are part of our 20 LinkedIn groups.
-->twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


May 3, 2016
834. For our PowerHour Sales Academy members, our focus this week is below for our Open-Mic #170 on Tuesday, May 3rd.

We will cover:

#1. What is the circle of influence? How does the circle of influence within a large corporation or a relocation team help you book more furnished apartments for stays of 30+ days? What does 4x4 mean?

#2. What is the upside to the circle of influence and what are the potential pitfalls to watch for? How can you use LinkedIn to find additional influencers? 

#3. What are the 35 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? For this week, we are going to cover #16.

Learn more, here ==>>  https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2355651/2355651-187574791

your linkedin moderatorYour LinkedIn group owner/moderator
Patricia McLoughlin

===>>> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988
===>>> PowerHour Executive Recruiting, find/hire corporate housing & serviced apartment sales superstars,
===>>> Weekly PowerHour Sales Academy,
===>>> Internet Marketing PowerHour White Papers, PowerHour Sales Academy
===>>> Furnished Apartment News & Industry Trends,
>===>>> PowerHour Thought-Leadership Furnished/Serviced Apartment Webinars,
===>>> Based on group size...we’re #176 of 2,176,785 worldwide LinkedIn groups with 130,000+ members who are part of our 20 LinkedIn groups.
===>>> Come join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy that will help you sell more furnished/serviced apartments, gain better rankings and leads from your website and increase your number of industry referrals.

===>>> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


April 26, 2016
833. PowerHour Sales Academy members, Open-Mic #169 on Tuesday, April 26th

We will cover:

#1. What are your unique/specific selling and communication DPMs? What are the DPMs of your guests in need of corporate housing? What are the DPMs of your corporate HR & relocation decision-makers who are booking furnished apartments for their executives & teams?

#2. Your PIAV is showing! Please bring to our Open-Mic the sales/PIAV assessment we completed for you. We keep/store every assessment completed, since 1995.

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

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

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!


April 19, 2016
832. For our PowerHour Sales Academy members, our focus + call details are below for our Open-Mic #169 on Tuesday, April 19th.

#1. Are you and your corporate housing company---getting this kind of media coverage and exposure? http://tinyurl.com/h62z468 What steps are you taking to engage the media and to build these valuable local relationships?

#2. Tied to the 18 key areas to include during a sales presentation how are you showcasing your own media coverage/marketing when meeting with HR prospects, relocation professionals and key decision-makers?

#3. How does Google reward your website rankings for this kind of visibility?

#4. What are the 35 ways to develop new prospects for those in need of your services for stays of 30+ days & to expand your business development?

Learn more here==>>
https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2355651/2355651-187574791

your linkedin moderatorYour LinkedIn group owner/moderator
Doris Schweppe

--> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced/furnished apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988,
--> PowerHour Executive Recruiting, find/hire corporate housing & serviced apartment sales superstars,
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy,
--> Internet Marketing PowerHour White Papers,
--> Furnished/Serviced Apartment News & Industry Trends,
--> PowerHour Thought-Leadership Furnished/Serviced Apartment Webinars,
--> Join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy,
--> Based on group size...we're #176 of 2,176,785 worldwide LinkedIn groups with 130,000+ leaders who are part of our 20 LinkedIn groups.
-->twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


April 17, 2016
831. PowerHour Sales Academy, Tuesday the 12th Open-Mic #167

We are going to be covering:

#1. The art and science of sales, selling and mastering your craft, as a corporate housing sales leader.

#2. SPIN: Situation + Problem + Implication = Need Payoff

#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 #18.

Learn more, here ==>> https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2355651/2355651-187574791

your linkedin moderatorYour LinkedIn group owner/moderator
Patricia McLoughlin

===>>> PowerHour, serving the corporate housing & serviced apartment industry since 1995 and the apartment property management industry since 1988
===>>> PowerHour Executive Recruiting, find/hire corporate housing & serviced apartment sales superstars,
===>>> Weekly PowerHour Sales Academy,
===>>> Internet Marketing PowerHour White Papers, PowerHour Sales Academy
===>>> Furnished Apartment News & Industry Trends,
>===>>> PowerHour Thought-Leadership Furnished/Serviced Apartment Webinars,
===>>> Based on group size...we’re #176 of 2,176,785 worldwide LinkedIn groups with 130,000+ members who are part of our 20 LinkedIn groups.
===>>> Come join our weekly PowerHour Sales Academy that will help you sell more furnished/serviced apartments, gain better rankings and leads from your website and increase your number of industry referrals.

===>>> twitter Come follow us on Twitter!


April 13, 2016
830. Converting Leads To Revenue?

How does your Thursday look?

As the founder of PowerHour [ http://www.powerhour.com and http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders and http://www.powerhourseo.com and http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com ] I hope you will join our free corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment PowerHour on Thursday, April 14th at 3:00 p.m. Eastern/New York time---focused on *Converting Leads To Revenue*

Since 1995, Ernest has spent 35,400 hours coaching/guiding 400+ leading corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment companies and their sales teams, around the world--is the author of SmartMatch Alliances and the PowerHour below is his 241st over the last 21+ years.

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

#1. When the phone rings or an E-mail lead comes in, what is the lead potential worth? Can the call from one intern who is price shopping, turn into $150,000 in new revenue? 

#2. What coaching and training is most important to give to those on your team who are handling your inbound leads/prospects/opportunities? What are industry best-practices for handling those with a tight/small government per diem?

#3. Let's discuss industry best practices for converting leads into revenue, http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing/#leadconversion

As prep for #2 above, please come join 4,150+ furnished/serviced apartment leaders in our 3 PowerHour LinkedIn groups, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html 

Please invite others on your furnished apartment sales team to join us, by having them register at the url below:
http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html

Our PowerHour will be very full and hundreds of corporate housing sales professionals will be joining us from around the world. To make it easy to ask questions before *or* during our PowerHour, please send an E-mail to ernest@powerhour.com and throughout the PowerHour we will work/weave your questions into the presentation.

When: Thursday, April 14th

Please note, the above PowerHour starts at 3:00 p.m. Eastern/New York/Toronto time, which is

.2:00 p.m. Central/Dallas/Winnipeg time
.1:00 p.m. Mountain/Denver/Calgary time
.12:00 p.m. Pacific/San Francisco/Vancouver time
.8:00 p.m. GMT/London time

Fee: No charge
To register, please surf here: http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html


Since 1995, our 241 PowerHour corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment webcasts are always free to join/participate live---or can be purchased for $395 next week for 24/7/365 learning and training access.

PowerHour Executive Coaching/Training---since 1995, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour SEO + Internet Marketing White Papers, http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour Live Weekly Sales Academy,http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders 
PowerHour Expert LinkedIn Training, http://powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html
Guest Satisfaction Surveys, http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!


April 8, 2016
829. Airbnb to Delete Illegal Listings in San Francisco

Like the story below, we are seeing daily and weekly/ongoing stories about Airbnb issues, problems, property damages and litigious pressure coming from city and licensing governing bodies.

Airbnb to Delete Illegal Listings in San Francisco, http://tinyurl.com/zm45t78

For how to address sales objections tied to booking engines, we provide coaching every Tuesday on this topic and 85 specific strategies for closing more new sales. 

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

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!


April 3, 2016
828. Confessions of an airport thief

The story/article below would be good to share with your traveling guests and corporate decision-makers.
Confessions of an airport thief, http://tinyurl.com/j2ah7lh

Want some help crafting this story into a smart/powerful E-newsletter for this month?

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!


March 23, 2016
827. Join Wednesday, SmartMatch Alliances: Chapter 1

Join us Friday?

As the founder of PowerHour [http://www.powerhour.com and http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders and http://www.powerhourseo.com and http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com ] I hope you will our free corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment PowerHour on Thursday, March 24th at 3:00 p.m. Eastern/New York time---focused on *OTAs & Booking Services -- What Is The Dark Side?*

Since 1995, Ernest has spent 35,250 hours coaching/guiding 400+ leading corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment companies and their sales teams, around the world--is the author of SmartMatch Alliances and the PowerHour below is his 240th over the last 21+ years.

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

#1. What are the trends and questions being asked about OTAs and booking services?

#2. What are the key questions to be asking and what is the dark side of using this kind of service?

#3. What is the impact of using a booking service, tied to the value of your corporate housing company on the day you are ready to sell it? Will you be paid a premium or penalized with a reduced valuation?

As prep for #2 above, please come join 4,150+ furnished/serviced apartment leaders in our 3 PowerHour LinkedIn groups, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html

Please invite others on your furnished apartment sales team to join us, by having them register at the url below:
http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html

Our PowerHour will be very full and hundreds of corporate housing sales professionals will be joining us from around the world. To make it easy to ask questions before *or* during our PowerHour, please send an E-mail to ernest@powerhour.com and throughout the PowerHour we will work/weave your questions into the presentation.

When: Thursday, March 24th
Please note, the above PowerHour starts at 3:00 p.m. Eastern/New York/Toronto time, which is

.2:00 p.m. Central/Dallas/Winnipeg time
.1:00 p.m. Mountain/Denver/Calgary time
.12:00 p.m. Pacific/San Francisco/Vancouver time
.8:00 p.m. GMT/London time

Fee: No charge
To register, please surf here: http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html

Since 1995, our 240 PowerHour corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment webcasts are always free to join/participate live---or can be purchased for $395 next week for 24/7/365 learning and training access.

PowerHour Executive Coaching/Training---since 1995, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour SEO + Internet Marketing White Papers, http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour Live Weekly Sales Academy, http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders
PowerHour Expert LinkedIn Training, http://powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html
Guest Satisfaction Surveys, http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!


March 9, 2016
826. Join Wednesday, SmartMatch Alliances: Chapter 1

Join us?

With SmartMatch Alliances, learn how you can quickly:

==>> Attract better business prospects for your corporate housing sales team in greater numbers and faster than ever before!
==>> Generate an endless stream of new leads + business referrals for those in need of a furnished/serviced apartment, earn more sales commissions and have more fun!

Join us on Wednesday, March 9th at 4:00pm/eastern/New York time to discuss "Thinking Big" and we will be covering pages 1-29 from our book SmartMatch Alliances.

During this 60-minute PowerHour we will be focusing on the points below plus fielding your specific questions:

==> How do we use an "I wish list?” to more sell furnished/serviced apartments?
==> What is your genius work, when focused on corporate housing sales?
==> How can you assess your alliance-ability?

To register, click on the url below and complete box #2:
http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/smartmatchalliances.html

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!P.S. If you would like to order 40+ books as a gift for your clients/customers or for those on your corporate housing sales team, please send a note to ernest@powerhour.com. When you order 40+ books, we'll reserve a free 60-minute PowerHour {a $5000 value} specifically designed for those who are receiving the book from you.


February 26, 2016
825. Friday PowerHour, Post CHPA Feedback & Questions

Join us Friday?

As the founder of PowerHour [ http://www.powerhour.com and http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders and http://www.powerhourseo.com and http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com ] I hope you will our free corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment PowerHour on Friday, February 26th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern/New York time - focused on *Post CHPA Feedback & Questions*.

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!

Since 1995, Ernest has spent 35,100 hours coaching/guiding 400+ leading corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment companies and their sales teams, around the world--is the author of SmartMatch Alliances and the PowerHour below is his 239th over the last 21+ years.

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

# 1. As we do every year---we ask for your feedback from the CHPA conference last week.

As prep:

What were the 3 most important things you heard/learned while attending the most recent CHPA conference? I will summarize for the group *every* point submitted below---but will not share your company/name:

a.
b.
c.

What were the 3 most important questions you left the CHPA conference with and would like to have answered? I will reply to *every* question submitted below---but will not share your company/name:

a. 
b.
c.

Looking forward into 2016 [whether you attended the CHPA conference or not], what are your 3 greatest opportunities and/or challenges for this year? I will reply to *every* question submitted below---but will not share your company/name:

a.
b. 
c. 

As prep for #2 above, please come join 4,150+ furnished/serviced apartment leaders in our 3 PowerHour LinkedIn groups, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html 

Please invite others on your furnished apartment sales team to join us, by having them register at the url below:
http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html

Our PowerHour will be very full and hundreds of corporate housing sales professionals will be joining us from around the world. To make it easy to ask questions before *or* during our PowerHour, please send an E-mail to ernest@powerhour.com and throughout the PowerHour we will work/weave your questions into the presentation.

When: Friday, February 26th
Please note, the above PowerHour starts at 11:00 p.m. Eastern/New York/Toronto time, which is

.10:00 a.m. Central/Dallas/Winnipeg time
.9:00 a.m. Mountain/Denver/Calgary time
.8:00 a.m. Pacific/San Francisco/Vancouver time
.4:00 p.m. GMT/London time

Fee: No charge
To register, please surf here: http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html


Since 1995, our 239 PowerHour corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment webcasts are always free to join/participate live---or can be purchased for $395 next week for 24/7/365 learning and training access.

PowerHour Executive Coaching/Training---since 1995, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour SEO + Internet Marketing White Papers, http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour Live Weekly Sales Academy, http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders 
PowerHour Expert LinkedIn Training, http://powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html
Guest Satisfaction Surveys, http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com


February 10, 2016
824. Thursday PowerHour, Prime Season---Are You Ready?

Join us today/Thursday?

As the founder of PowerHour [ http://www.powerhour.com and http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders and http://www.powerhourseo.com and http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com ] I hope you will our free corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment PowerHour on Thursday, February 11th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern/New York time---focused on *Prime Season---Are You Ready?*

Since 1995, Ernest has spent 34,900 hours coaching/guiding 400+ leading corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment companies and their sales teams, around the world--is the author of SmartMatch Alliances and the PowerHour below is his 238th over the last 21+ years.

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

# 1. What are the trends for the last 24 months for inbound sales leads/prospects and corporate decision-makers? How did the fourth quarter of last year compare to the fourth quarter of the prior year? What are the trends we are anticipating for the new year?

#2. Can a website with 200 website pages out-rank and have better Google rankings than a website with 2000 pages? What is Google valuing most on your corporate housing website? What do we research, measure and evaluate on our PowerHour 300-point scorecard when reviewing your website? Why is your website content only 30% of what drives your rankings on Google? What is the other 70% that matters most to Google for websites focused on our furnished/serviced apartment sector?

#3. Google analytics and Google reports/reporting---what has changed the most over the last 12 months? Why is Google giving you less information? What has changed in the research needed for optimizing your furnished/serviced apartment website? What does it take to convert more website visitors into new leads and paying guests/clients?

As prep for #2 above, please come join 4,150+ furnished/serviced apartment leaders in our 3 PowerHour LinkedIn groups, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html 

Please invite others on your furnished apartment sales team to join us, by having them register at the url below:
http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html

Our PowerHour will be very full and hundreds of corporate housing sales professionals will be joining us from around the world. To make it easy to ask questions before *or* during our PowerHour, please send an E-mail to ernest@powerhour.com and throughout the PowerHour we will work/weave your questions into the presentation.

When: Thursday, February 11th.
Please note, the above PowerHour starts at 11:00 p.m. Eastern/New York/Toronto time, which is
10:00 a.m. Central/Dallas/Winnipeg time
9:00 a.m. Mountain/Denver/Calgary time
8:00 a.m. Pacific/San Francisco/Vancouver time
4:00 p.m. GMT/London time
Fee: No charge
To register, please surf here: http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html


Since 1995, our 238 PowerHour corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment webcasts are always free to join/participate live---or can be purchased for $395 next week for 24/7/365 learning and training access.

PowerHour Executive Coaching/Training---since 1995, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour SEO + Internet Marketing White Papers, http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour Live Weekly Sales Academy, http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders 
PowerHour Expert LinkedIn Training, http://powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html
Guest Satisfaction Surveys, http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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 28, 2016
823. Business Development Success, Is Your Engine Working?

Join us today/Thursday?

As the founder of PowerHour [ http://www.powerhour.com and http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders and http://www.powerhourseo.com and http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com ] I hope you will our free corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment PowerHour webcast today/Thursday, January 28th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern/New York time---focused on *Business Development Success, Is Your Engine Working?*

Since 1995, Ernest has spent 34,750 hours coaching/guiding 400+ 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 237th over the last 21+ years.

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

#1. What does your business development dashboard show from the last 6 months? Is your engine working? What is your focus for the next 6 months going forward, tied to the 35 best ways to get/gain more new furnished/serviced apartments? 

#2. How do 4x4 and 1+1 = 5 and LSG tie directly to an endless stream of new business leads, those most in need of your corporate housing solutions?

#3. The professional trade/associations you belong to---are you getting the most visibility possible? Let's discuss the 4 most important ways to maximize your time, efforts and investments.

As prep for #2 above, please come join 4,150+ furnished/serviced apartment leaders in our 3 PowerHour LinkedIn groups, http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html 

Please invite others on your furnished apartment sales team to join us, by having them register at the url below:
http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html

Our PowerHour will be very full and hundreds of corporate housing sales professionals will be joining us from around the world. To make it easy to ask questions before *or* during our PowerHour, please send an E-mail to ernest@powerhour.com and throughout the PowerHour we will work/weave your questions into the presentation.

When: Thursday, January 28th

Please note, the above PowerHour starts at 11:00 p.m. Eastern/New York/Toronto time, which is

10:00 a.m. Central/Dallas/Winnipeg time
9:00 a.m. Mountain/Denver/Calgary time
8:00 a.m. Pacific/San Francisco/Vancouver time
4:00 p.m. GMT/London time

Fee: No charge

To register, please surf here: http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing/webinars.html


Since 1995, our 237 PowerHour corporate housing & furnished/serviced apartment webcasts are always free to join/participate live---or can be purchased for $395 next week for 24/7/365 learning and training access.

PowerHour Executive Coaching/Training---since 1995,http://www.powerhour.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour SEO + Internet Marketing White Papers,http://www.powerhourseo.com/corporatehousing
PowerHour Live Weekly Sales Academy,http://powerhoursalesacademy.com/corporatehousingsalesleaders 
PowerHour Expert LinkedIn Training, http://powerhour.com/corporatehousing/training.html
Guest Satisfaction Surveys, http://guest-satisfaction-survey.com

linkedinThe Coach, PowerHour Sales Academy
Ernest Oriente

--> 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!




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