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Ramp-Up for Summer with Smart Digital Advertising

G5 Posted March 27, 2019 by G5

As the amount of daylight increases, so does the number of searches for storage units. Search queries peak in July with a high volume of searches also occurring in May and August. With the official start of spring in the rearview, now is the time to ramp up your digital advertising campaigns for the influx […]

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Show, Don’t Tell with Virtual Property Tours

G5 Posted March 25, 2019 by G5

Renters want to know exactly what they can expect before leasing an apartment from you, which means you need to do more than just list out features and show a few still photos on your website. Investing in virtual property tours allows you to show potential renters what they can expect in specific floor plans, […]

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The Easy Way to Become a Digital Marketing Strategist

G5 Posted March 22, 2019 by G5

The role of a digital marketing strategist is to connect digital to all other aspects of a company’s business in order to drive opportunities for growth and make data-driven, informed decisions. But understanding customer interactions across all touchpoints remains a challenge for many marketing teams throughout the real estate industry. By partnering with a front-end […]

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Preparing for the Boom: How to Position Senior Living to Baby Boomers

G5 Posted March 20, 2019 by G5

Welcome to the Baby Boomer generation. In 2011, the first round of Boomers, Americans born between 1946 and 1964, turned 65 and started retiring. From now until 2025, millions of Americans will reach retirement age, begin to collect social security, and go on Medicare. Many Baby Boomers plan to keep working either out of necessity […]

You Only Have Milliseconds to Make an Impression

G5 Posted March 18, 2019 by G5

According to Google, 54% of people say that a business’s mobile website load time affects how long they stay on a website. As a site’s mobile load time increases, so does the user’s frustration. An article by Think with Google indicates that they’ve seen a one-second delay in mobile load times impact conversion rates by […]

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Use Video to Boost Social Engagement

G5 Posted March 15, 2019 by G5

Are you ready to put the human back in your brand? Video is great for creating an emotional connection with the viewer. It also boasts the highest engagement of any type of media on social and can help attract potential influencers to promote your brand. We recommend using video to build a community around your […]

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A Guide to Understanding Data Privacy for Self Storage Marketers

G5 Posted March 13, 2019 by G5

Self storage marketers continue to see an increase in online leasing and transactions, which also leads to the need to better understand data privacy. In May 2018, the European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which fundamentally changed the way data is handled across every sector of business. A similar federal law doesn’t […]

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Recruit Senior Living Employees with Social Media Ads

G5 Posted March 11, 2019 by G5

The senior living industry is currently experiencing a recruitment crisis. The most in-demand positions include home health aides, nursing assistants, nurse practitioners, and medical/lab techs. Right now, the industry struggles from too few applicants and communities fighting each other for the most qualified candidates. Looking to the future, the baby boomer generation will begin transitioning […]

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Three Tips to Overcome Softening Self Storage Markets

G5 Posted March 8, 2019 by G5

In our newest Self Storage State of the Industry report, we talked a lot about softening markets. Demand for self storage units has not kept up with the significant increase in supply over the last several years. And with 9.6 percent of existing self storage inventory units under construction or in planning phases, it’s not […]

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Multifamily Designs Trends to Help You Stand Out Online and Off

G5 Posted March 6, 2019 by G5

As younger renters enter the market, it’s important that multifamily developers, contractors, architects, and interior designers align their strategy with the preferences of this demographic. There are several multifamily design trends you need to know about if you want to stand out online and off. Larger Units According to Building, Design & Construction, condo and […]

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