Text Message shopping; can the apartment industry follow a retail giant?

Here is yet another example of how text messaging is taking the retail world by storm. I think ForRent has a great first step on all the other ILS and apartment information providers and my hope is that they don’t stall their efforts. Let’s take it to the next step and make it possible for someone who has just left the community to go ahead and reserve that apartment they just looked at by sending a text to my Yardi system.

Sent to you by Mike via Google Reader: Amazon Launches Text-Message Shopping via TP Wire Service on 4/2/08 02 Apr 2008 from AP Top Headlines At 9:17 a.m. EST | Read the full story┬╗ Amazon.com Inc.’s brick-and-mortar competitors have yet another reason to fear the Web: a new service that lets shoppers compare prices and buy things with a few quick taps on their cell phones…. Things you can do from here: – Subscribe to TP Wire Service using Google Reader – Get started using Google Reader to easily keep up with all your favorite sites

Author: Mike Brewer

Out to put a dent in the multifamily universe. Love compelling conversation...