Marketing Tools Why Hire A CCIM Video Email Signature Linkedin Profile Why Hire A CCIM Presentation Slides Find A CCIM The CCIM Logo Digital Stickers for Instagram and Texts Zoom Backgrounds Shareable Content Your CCIM Pin Why Hire A CCIM Video This video is designed to help your clients and professional network understand that hiring a CCIM means unmatched credibility and access to an inclusive, global community. Ways you can share the video: Add it to the Featured section of your Linkedin profile. Share it with your followers on Twitter or Facebook. Display it on your website by using the YouTube embed code. On the video's Youtube page, go to "share," click "embed," and copy the iframe code. Embed it in a presentation or proposal document. Email Signature Add "CCIM" or "CCIM (Retired)" after your name in your email signature. Let people know what a CCIM is by linking "CCIM" to www.ccim.com/about-ccim/what-is-a-ccim. Example: Jane Smith, CCIM or CCIM (Retired) Managing Broker Jane Smith Commercial Real Estate 430 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60611 (555) 555-5555 CCIM stands for Certified Commercial Investment Member. Trust your CCIM to design your commercial real estate strategy. Linkedin Profile Add the CCIM credential to your LinkedIn profile. You can also highlight your designation by adding the video above in the Featured section of your profile. LinkedIn Background Photo The background photo appears behind your profile photo, and you may use this space to highlight your CCIM designation. You can download the basic image options below. Download Basic Images If you have a Canva account or would like to create a free account, you can access the "CCIM Designation Promotion - LinkedIn Banner" templates to customize the CCIM LinkedIn background photo with your own company logo. Access Canva templates: Black and White 'Certified Commercial Investment Member' Templates Red 'Certified Commercial Investment Member' Templates Gold 'Certified Commercial Investment Member' Templates Red 'The Power of The Pin' Templates Banner and background images for other social media channels will be added soon. Why Hire A CCIM Presentation Slides Add one of these slides to any presentation to help you explain the value of hiring a CCIM. Download Slides Download Slides Find a CCIM CCIM Institute regularly promotes CCIMs to the audiences that are most valuable to you, including CRE firm decision makers, corporate real estate executives, private investors, and allied professionals who refer business to CCIMs. Those promotions drive clients to www.FindaCCIM.com, where your free professional profile is posted. Complete your profile in My Account to make sure your listing appears. Change your contact information. Add a profile picture. Choose your specializations, market area, and property types. View this step-by-step video on how to update your profile. Update My Profile CCIM Branding Standards & Logo Identify yourself as a CCIM by using a CCIM logo on your business card, website, letterhead, or email signature. The Logo Quick Guide includes guidelines for using the CCIM logo. Please review this document before adding the CCIM logo to your promotional materials. Additional guidelines for printers are available upon request. Logos 4-color | individual member JPEG | PNG | EPS 4-color | retired member JPEG | PNG | EPS 4-color JPEG | EPS 1-color | red PNG | EPS 1-color | white PNG | EPS Logo Quick Guide Download Logo Quick Guide Digital Stickers for Instagram and Texts Use the GIPHY app to add CCIM-branded stickers to your Instagram stories or text messages. Send these animated GIFs to celebrate deals or congratulate a new CCIM. Download the GIPHY app on the Android Google Play or iOS App Store. Then search for "CCIM" stickers. Need more help? Click on options below to view step-by-step instructions. iOS Download GIPHY for iOS. Add the GIPHY keyboard to your Messages app. Open the keyboard. Search “CCIM” and select the stickers filter. Tap once to copy the GIF you want. Tap in your chat to paste the GIF. Hit Send. Android Download GIPHY from the Play store. Open the GIPHY app. Search “CCIM” and select the stickers filter. Tap once to copy the GIF you want. Go to your messeges app and paste the GIF into your message. Hit Send. Instagram In the GIPHY mobile app, tap on the send icon located under any GIF. Once you tap the button, it will open a selection of social sharing buttons — tap on the Instagram button. Once you tap on the Instagram button, it will automatically open Instagram. You will be provided with two options: Add the GIF as a post to your Feed.Add the GIF to your Instagram Story. If you select Feed, an .mp4 (15 second looped GIF) will be pushed into a post. If you select Story, an .mp4, (15 second looped GIF) will be pushed into the Story creation tools. Facebook There are multiple ways to share GIFs on Facebook. Review the instructions available through GIPHY Support. Zoom Backgrounds CCIM Institute has created branded virtual backgrounds for you to use in Zoom meetings. Download Virtual Backgrounds See instructions for adding virtual backgrounds to Zoom. To add a virtual background to your video screen, do one of two things: Before the meeting, go into the desktop Zoom application and click the settings icon on the top right-hand side. From there, click the “Virtual Backgrounds” option on the left side. While in a meeting, click the arrow next to the “Start/Stop Video” icon on the bottom left-hand side of your screen. Click on “Choose virtual background.” Once on the virtual backgrounds setting screen, you will see a plus sign on the right, above the existing virtual backgrounds. Clicking that will allow you to add new virtual backgrounds. Shareable Content CCIM Institute Content Select the content that speaks directly to your client’s challenges or opportunities. Commercial Investment Real Estate Magazine Commercial Investment Real Estate Podcast Commercial Real Estate Insights Series (new reports coming in 2021) Members-Only Webinars and Reports (only available to CCIM Institute members) CCIM Institute’s Social Media Channels Follow CCIM Institute and simply share the content that will resonate with your social media network. CCIM Institute’s YouTube Channel CCIM Institute’s Facebook Page CCIM Institute’s LinkedIn Page CCIM Institute’s Twitter Page Your CCIM Pin Your CCIM lapel pin tells clients, prospects, and colleagues that you’ve invested in yourself and proven your expertise in commercial real estate investment. Whenever you’re doing business — whether virtual or in person — be sure to wear your CCIM pin.