For Rent Media Solutions™ and® social media director recognized by PRNews

Norfolk, VA (May 21, 2014) –For Rent Media Solutions™ and® director of social media, Erica Campbell Byrum, has been named to PRNews’ inaugural Social Media MVP list, recognizing outstanding professional communicators in the social media space. Byrum will be honored at the PRNews’ Social Media Icon Awards luncheon June 2 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. This is the first year that PRNews, a top public relations industry publication, has honored its annual Social Media MVPs.

Byrum will share the title of MVP with several notable trailblazers from industry-leading companies, including Jennifer Stalzer from MasterCard, Joy Hays with AT&T and Kevin Dando from PBS. All MVPs made incredible strides in understanding the power of leveraging social media in public relations efforts. Through social media, training and national speaking engagements, Byrum engages closely with consumers and customers on a daily basis. Successfully leveraging several social media platforms and staying ahead of newly introduced trends and technology, Byrum has pioneered several notable efforts for both brands. She is responsible for developing and managing the social media roadmap and strategies for both and For Rent Media Solutions’ brands, such as®, and does so with a strong passion for social media marketing.

In addition to receiving this prestigious award, Byrum will also speak at the upcoming Social Media Summit. She will be covering social media goals, objectives, metrics and targets in “Tech You Need: Trends in Social Media Monitoring and Measuring Tools You Need to Know About Now” at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 3.

“The For Rent Media Solutions and teams are committed to making the most of social media platforms to communicate with apartment and home shoppers as well as providing tools for our partner agents, brokers and multifamily professionals to thrive in the industry,” said Terry Slattery, president of For Rent Media Solutions and “Being honored among other social media leaders and peers is a testament to Erica and her team’s work and dedication — striving daily to capitalize on opportunities in the social media space to benefit both our clients and consumers. This accolade is supreme recognition of superb work.”

Social media executives from across the country will converge upon New York City for the Social Media Icon luncheon.

For more information about Erica Campbell Byrum, please visit the Press Room.

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About For Rent Media Solutions™

Founded in 1982 as For Rent Magazine®, For Rent Media Solutions™ is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, and provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. These products are easy to use, easy to understand, and designed with renters in mind. For apartment shoppers, For Rent Media Solutions provides robust community listings in a multitude of media, including print, social, online, mobile, video and an extensive distribution network. For Rent Media Solutions publishes 80 magazines covering more than 80 markets nationwide, including™ A Senior Housing and Care Resource,® Magazine and en Español Revista De Apartamentos. For Rent Media Solutions operates five websites:,™,®, en Español and™. Additionally, listings receive exclusive distribution to® Rentals. Visit for more information, or visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn.

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