YouTube is the second most popular website after Google, and the number two search engine, after Google. It reaches more unique monthly visitors, in the US and worldwide, than the major social media websites combined.
Gain a competitive advantage
Apartment communities are just beginning to tap the power and reach of YouTube videos to create a competitive advantage, engage prospective renters, enhance community branding, leverage resident referral and preferred employer programs, increase leasing agent productivity, and reduce brokerage expense.
YoChicago at YouTube
YoChicago has been a YouTube channel partner for more than 10 years. Since our launch, we’ve uploaded more than 4,100 videos to our YouTube channel and grown our subscriber base to more than 15,300. Our videos have been viewed more than 12 million times.
Your community YouTube channel
YoChicago will create a custom YouTube channel (see sample) for your apartment community with branding elements you furnish, create and upload videos, optimize the channel and individual videos for search, organize the videos to maximize their impact and accessibility, promote your channel, and share best practices for promoting your channel and creating your own videos.
Our channel program includes the following:
- Six narrated apartment walk-through videos
- Individual video clips of community amenities
- A brief video overview of the amenities
- A brief video introduction to your location
- Create topical Playlists and add videos
- Add apartment walk-throughs to YoChicago’s YouTube channel (1 year)
- Downloadable copies of all video for use on social media sites
- Promote the videos and your channel at YoChicago (1 year)
- Best practices training materials (1 year)
The cost of the channel program is $3,000, payable 50% in advance and 50% on completion of the walk-through videos. Enhanced program advertisers at YoChicago receive a $2,000 discount. Premium program advertisers receive a $1,000 discount.
Additional apartment walk-through videos: 2 for $499, 3 for $649, 4 for $799 (all shot on a single visit)
Resident event video: $399
Contact us for a custom quote if you would like a channel created featuring multiple scattered-site apartment buildings that aren’t large enough to warrant an individual channel.