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Let Your Residents Be Your #1 Advocates

G5 Posted May 1, 2019 by G5

Video is one of the best visual storytelling tools in senior living, and the preferred media choice for many consumers. Creating videos that use the voice of your customers, allows you to easily turn residents into your number one advocates and engage with prospects on a deeper level. We recently talked about the importance of […]

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Stand Out with Niche Self Storage

G5 Posted April 29, 2019 by G5

In 2018, average rents in the self storage industry decreased nationwide due to concessions, increased delivery, and high occupancy goals. Research also shows that demand hasn’t kept up with the supply increase over the last several years, but will likely be carried by the storage needs of millennials, baby boomers, and Gen Z. In order […]

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Why You Need a Location-Specific Digital Strategy

G5 Posted April 26, 2019 by G5

Local search continues to grow in importance, which means you need a location-specific digital strategy to show up in the moments that matter most. Search algorithms have changed and continue to evolve constantly placing more weight in location than branded searches. Your digital strategy must take location into consideration or else risk not being seen […]

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Multifamily Persona Development 101

G5 Posted April 24, 2019 by G5

Today’s customer expects a highly customized experience at every touchpoint in the buyer’s journey. Before you can deliver this kind of experience though, you need to develop multifamily buyer personas for your brand. Buyer personas help ensure your marketing strategy engages buyers and generates leads. Creating buyer personas and journeys allows you to determine what […]

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How to Incorporate Voice of Customer Into Your Website

G5 Posted April 22, 2019 by G5

As senior living marketers, we rely on empathy to tell our unique brand story and connect with seniors and families at every stage in their journey. When a prospect arrives on your website, you want to give them a reason to return. By incorporating voice of the customer into your marketing materials, you turn residents […]

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Why Citation Management is Critical to Local Search

G5 Posted April 19, 2019 by G5

The buyer’s journey no longer follows a simple, step-by-step process. Buyers now consult over 20 online sources before making a purchase decision and businesses need to show up at each touchpoint or risk losing potential leads. Renters begin their searches online, which means your business needs to perform in local organic search in order to […]

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Turn Naysayers into Early Adopters

G5 Posted April 17, 2019 by G5

One of the biggest challenges facing self storage operators is the adoption of new technologies by onsite staff. Whether you want to bring in self-service kiosks, utilize Bluetooth locks, or transition the entire rental process online, operators generally have more issues with staff members warming up to the new technology than with the technology itself. […]

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Multifamily Searches Are Peaking, What Are You Doing to Get Found?

G5 Posted April 15, 2019 by G5

Your properties can stand out on their own without having to incentivize potential renters with free rent. A few years ago, Google introduced the “Age of Assistance,” which speaks to the fast-moving consumer force that has high expectations for relevant, immediate, and hyper-personalized information. By meeting their expectations, you don’t have to offer concessions. And […]

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20 Digital Touchpoints: The Real Estate Marketer’s Guide to the Buyer’s Journey

G5 Posted April 12, 2019 by G5

In order to drive new, high-quality leads, real estate marketers must be able to connect with potential renters at each stage of the purchase process. G5 recently published 20 Digital Touchpoints: The Real Estate Marketer’s Guide to the Buyer’s Journey, an eBook aimed at helping you stand out by providing great tips and insight on […]

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Overcome Low Senior Living Occupancy with New Technologies

G5 Posted April 10, 2019 by G5

The senior living industry is currently experiencing record lows in occupancy at 88 percent. With the market tightening, you need to branch out and try new technologies to generate new leads to overcome these low occupancy levels. Adding new technologies to your marketing strategy can help attract new residents that you may not have reached […]

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