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Manufactured Housing, What Others Say About Sales, Marketing, Training Systems by L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach, MHProNews and Manufactured Home Living News

May 23rd, 2019 No comments


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Some of these comments by video were captured live at one of several manufactured home industry professional events.

 

 

None of those shown on this page were paid or given any direct incentive to make the statements that they did.  But they do have an incentive to see the industry grow, and so many are happy to share their views for that reason.

 

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Several of these are prior, current, or are periodic clients who volunteered to tell others what their experiences were.

 

 

One of the largest manufactured housing LinkedIn groups is MHProNews’ L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach, and he’s had hundreds of unsolicited kudos, recommendations, and endorsement.  By contrast, only a fraction of a single percent were asked to share a comment.

Rephrased, Tony Kovach is one of the most endorsed professionals in the industry.

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Kovach knows that misinformation abounds in manufactured housing.  Rather than lament that, he set about creating the most robust platform in the industry to address those concerns head on.  There is no known single manufactured home resource online that has more third-party video interviews with actual customers, and real professionals, that we have.

 

 

That’s a significant marketing advantage for his clients.  Its also a place to educate the public, with videos like the one below.

 

 

These efforts have drawn praise from the leaders of companies of all sizes.

 

 

There is a need to educate the public, which aren’t just going to accept an obvious commercial.  But an authentic video interview, that’s different.  Most observers can tell the difference.

 

 

A little humor can be useful too.

 

 

There is humor during serious seminars, hosted and moderated by Kovach.

 

 

We’ve interviewed, featured, and done videos with professionals from inside and outside of manufactured housing.

 

 

In the world of politics, we’ve spanned the left-right political divide, because quality affordable home ownership is a nonpartisan issue.

Former HUD Secretary Castro (D), current 2020 Presidential Candidate.

 

 

HUD Secretary Ben Carson (GOP), previous 2016 presidential candidate.

 

 

That said, there are those who have attempted to undermine his pro-growth work.  Why?  The answer, in part, lies in candid comments we’ve featured in video and other reports, such as the one below.

 

 

There is unchallenged evidence that some in the industry are working to keep the industry small for now.  For example, here’s an 18 second clip with MHI’s president, urging slow growth. What? During an affordable housing crisis?

 

 

Our publisher and award-winning industry consultant was shocked by that, and began to dig deeper. We reviewed previous comments, to see what clues could be found.  There were several interesting comments in the video below, that reinforced what Bob Crawford said in the video above.

 

 

 

Kovach’s publications have also publicly called out cases of alleged antitrust and other potentially illicit or illegal activity.

That said, some of those very organizations and/or their people have previously praised Kovach and these publications.

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Ann Parman – Manufactured Housing Institute’s educational affiliate.

 

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So, what’s the bottom line?

MHProNews’ has demonstrated that manufactured housing can be grown at the local market level.

The videos in this post, and comments past and present reflect the facts.

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Dominating Your Local Market, The Manufactured Housing Revolution

October 25th, 2017 No comments

Nothing is changed until it is challenged.”
– Soheyla Kovach,
co-founder of MHProNews.com and MHLivingNews.com.

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In a variety of ways – in collaboration with professionals across the spectrum – first MHProNews, then MHLivingNews began to challenge the status quo that’s holding back the manufactured home industry.

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With words, images, and videos – we proved that even a modest budget and a serious effort could make a difference in selected, local and regional markets.  We know, because we’ve proven time and again that we’ve done it for others –  here’s one that explains it all on video – so we can do it for you.

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Progress is never inevitable.

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Real progress occurs from commitment.

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Do you want or need to grow your business? Do you want to Dominate in your local market(s)?

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Then pick up the phone or message to start the conversation.

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The Manufactured Housing Revolution energizes professionals at every level in the industry. How about you? ## (Marketing, Sales, Management Consulting, Publishing, Video.)

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Think beyond Feature Advantage and Benefit – FAB – which only positively impacts maybe 10% of all MH shoppers! FAB should only be used when needed. Learn what 21st century customers today really want. Tony is the most widely known and respected MH marketing services and consultant and MH sales trainer in the U.S.. He and their team publish MHLivingNews.com and MHProNews.com.

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Marketing & Sales 101 – Be Where Your Target Audience Is

May 23rd, 2017 No comments

It’s amazing what you don’t know about something you’ve been aware of or involved with much of your life.”

That quote is my paraphrase of what a baseball legend said about his profession. That quote applies to everyone, in every profession – but it is truer for manufactured housing than most realize. Here’s another pensée to ponder.

"It's amazing what you don't know about something you've been aware of or involved with much of your life." That quote is my paraphrase of what a baseball legend said about his profession. That quote applies to everyone, in every profession – but it is truer for manufactured housing than most realize. Here’s another pensée to ponder. “Learn the basics, do the basics, and teach others the basics. Doing the basics honestly, well, and consistently will put you ahead of most of your competitors.” Among the communication basics we believe in is that stating the obvious can bring amazing clarity and insights to an issue. Here’s the obvious clarity. What matters to a business is reaching their target market. There are lots of ways to do that, please let me share an example we know well. Example In marketing, a big chunk of success is a result of repetition – how many touches – which means you want to be where your target audience is. We looked at our industry with fresh eyes - approaching 8 years ago – before we launched what we now call MHProNews. We continue to step back from time-to-time and take a fresh look, and we adjust or recreate ourselves in the light of those discoveries. Be Honest With Yourself, Then Be Compelling with Your Market We all have strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT). Almost 8 years ago, we saw that there was no consistent or easy way to get and stay in front of the manufactured housing professional audience. There were only 2 ‘full’ trade shows, and one partial one, and then smaller events. These – while useful – are not routine enough or profitable enough on their own for a year-round B2B marketing campaigns. That problem was an opportunity in disguise. It motivated us to create MHProNews.com. Seeing the big gap, we began to fill it by launching MHProNews.com. By creating “Daily Business News” – stories that no one else in the industry was doing – plus numerous other features – and later MHLivingNews - we’d feed the needs of thousands of professionals. That also is an obvious way of giving businesses trying to reach other MH Professionals a way to engage them every time they logged on. We rapidly became and remain number 1 as a result of doing the basics. In April 2017, in the tiny manufactured housing industry, we averaged over 7400 visits a day. Think about it! Thousands of professionals, logging on daily! That’s more than many other platforms touch in one or more months. Are Emails Enough? “But Tony, our business has a great email list.” If so, Terrific! •But what are you doing to reach those not on your list? • What are you doing to get those who may receive your email – but rarely if ever open it – to discover who it is sending them that message? "It's amazing what you don't know about something you've been aware of or involved with much of your life." People you know, and who you think know you, may not realize something you want them to. So, your operation has to “step in front of them.” Often! Daily, if possible! That means, you have to be where they are already looking, because they want to look there. B2B, that best place is MHProNews – thousands of readers just like you, from the industry’s billionaires and billion-dollar operations, to the mid-sized companies or the mom-and-pop businesses. This same principle applies to those businesses selling products and services to consumers (B2C). So back to the top. Marketing and Sales 101. Get and stay in front of your target audience. Do so in ways that your target audience will a) want to find you and b) will keep coming back, because they want to come back. Why are we more successful than others that have come and – mostly – gone? Because we KNOW the retailing, production, communities, lending and other services that go along with manufactured housing. We know the professional audience and the public too. We have the tee shirts, because we’ve sold the homes, knocked on the doors, walked the lines, been under the homes, know the firnancial services and what makes them tick, etc. etc. Everything else are details and commentary. Check back next week for more Marketing and Sales basics. And if you need specialized products or services - call or email us, first or last - but call us. Odds are we can do more for your budget than anyone else. Because we know, live and love the manufactured home business! We know and have your target audiences! ## L. A. 'Tony' Kovach MHLivingNews.com | MHProNews.com | Office 863-213-4090 | Connect on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/latonykovach +++ Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right. - Henry Ford

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Learn the basics, do the basics, and teach others the basics. Doing the basics honestly, well, and consistently will put you ahead of most of your competitors.”

Among the communication basics we believe in is that stating the obvious can bring amazing clarity and insights to an issue.

Here’s the obvious clarity. What matters to a business is reaching their target market.  There are lots of ways to do that, please let me share an example we know well.

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Example

In marketing, a big chunk of success is a result of repetition – how many touches – which means you want to be where your target audience is.

We looked at our industry with fresh eyes – approaching 8 years ago – before we launched what we now call MHProNews. We continue to step back from time-to-time and take a fresh look, and we adjust or recreate ourselves in the light of those discoveries.

Be Honest With Yourself, Then Be Compelling with Your Market

We all have strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT).

Almost 8 years ago, we saw that there was no consistent or easy way to get and stay in front of the manufactured housing professional audience.  There were only 2 ‘full’ trade shows, and one partial one, and then smaller events.  These – while useful – are not routine enough or profitable enough on their own for a year-round B2B marketing campaigns.

That problem was an opportunity in disguise. It motivated us to create MHProNews.com.

Seeing the big gap, we began to fill it by launching MHProNews.com. By creating “Daily Business News” – stories that no one else in the industry was doing – plus numerous other features – and later MHLivingNews – we’d feed the needs of thousands of professionals.

That also is an obvious way of giving businesses trying to reach other MH Professionals a way to engage them every time they logged on.

We rapidly became and remain number 1 as a result of doing the basics.

In April 2017, in the tiny manufactured housing industry, we averaged over 7,400 visits a day. Nothing else like us even comes close.  Think about it!  Thousands of professionals, logging on daily! That’s more than many other like platforms – as good as they may be – touch in one or more months.

Are Emails Enough?

“But Tony, our business has a great email list.” If so, Terrific!

  • But what are you doing to reach those not on your list?
  • What are you doing to get those who may receive your email – but rarely if ever open it – to discover who it is sending them that message?

It’s amazing what you don’t know about something you’ve been aware of or involved with much of your life.”

People you know, and who you think know you, may not realize something you want them to.

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So, your operation has to “step in front of them.” Often!  Daily, if possible!

That means, you have to be where they are already looking, because they want to look there.  B2B, that best place is MHProNews – thousands of readers just like you, from the industry’s billionaires and billion-dollar operations, to the mid-sized companies or the mom-and-pop businesses.

This same principle applies to those businesses selling products and services to consumers (B2C).

So back to the top.  Marketing and Sales 101.  Get and stay in front of your target audience.  Do so in ways that your target audience will

  1. a) want to find you and
  2. b) will keep coming back, because they want to come back.

Why are we more successful than others that have come and – mostly – gone?  Because we KNOW the retailing, production, communities, lending and other services that go along with manufactured housing.  We know the professional audience and the public too.

We have the tee shirts, because we’ve sold the homes, knocked on the doors, walked the lines, been under the homes, know the firnancial services and what makes them tick, etc. etc.

Everything else are details and commentary.

 

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Thousands a day are doing this! 15 Minutes a Day on MHProNews, and 15 minutes daily on MHLivingNews.com – free tools for the Public and Professionals that provides resources for industry image, education and thus growth.

Check back next week for more Marketing and Sales basics.

And if you need specialized products or services – call or email us, first or last – but call us.  Odds are we can do more for your budget than anyone else.  Because we know, live and love the manufactured home business! We know and have your target audiences! ##

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Think beyond Feature Advantage and Benefit – FAB – which only positively impacts maybe 1 in 4 of all MH shoppers! FAB should only be used when needed. Learn what 21st century customers today really want. Tony is the most widely known & respected MH marketing services, consultant and MH sales trainer in the U.S. He and his team publish MHLivingNews.com and MHProNews.com.

 

L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach MHLivingNews.comMHProNews.com| Office 863-213-4090 | Connect on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/latonykovach

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Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford

 

Thousands of Manufactured Housing Industry Readers Daily Can’t Be Wrong!

April 11th, 2017 No comments

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Simple, Short, Yet Powerful! Manufactured Home Marketing and Sales System

March 13th, 2017 No comments

It’s all about good, tailored story telling.

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(Come and learn some of those details at the Business Building Seminars at the Tunica Show, Tuesday, March 28th from 1 to 5 PM.)

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