How to Keep Your HOA’s Social Media Out of the Gutter

How to Keep Your HOA’s Social Media Out of the Gutter

Meredith Pond Nobody likes people who constantly stir up trouble. You've seen them on Facebook, Nextdoor, and online forums: instigators, rabble rousers, gadflies. Whatever you call them, they're pretty annoying to the rest of us. And even worse, they have a way of ruining your otherwise pleasant social media experience. But whatever their problem is, it doesn't have to be YOUR problem.The key is to keep things clean and friendly without clogging up the social flow. A robust and user-friendly social media application can do a lot of the work for you, leaving you with a healthier, happier HOA. Read More... [et_social_share]
Why Homeowners Are a Pain

Why Homeowners Are a Pain

Homeowners are the greatest cause of pain for HOA managers. Are the homeowners themselves at fault? Or do we simply not know how to deal with them very well? The answer to this question is a big deal because it will impact how we go about managing our communities. If, for example, we conclude that homeowners are just going to be a pain and there's nothing we can do about it, then we're not gonna spend any time trying to fix it. We'll also probably subscribe to the idea that the more information we give homeowners the more work and trouble they will create for us. Read More... [et_social_share]
Why is Managing an HOA So Hard?

Why is Managing an HOA So Hard?

Seriously. Managing an HOA is not an easy job. I've been an association manager and it didn't take long before I gained a high admiration for those in this profession. Don't get me wrong, managing a community can also be very rewarding, but it's definitely not for the faint of heart. But we all know this. The real question is, "Should we care about 'why' it's hard?" Read More... [et_social_share]

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