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Three Ways to Add Authenticity to Your Multifamily Marketing

G5 Posted February 22, 2021 by G5

In today’s work-from-home, hybrid-or-remote-school-from-home, comfy-pant-friendly world renters expect frictionless, authentic experiences from your property.  This isn’t just a “COVID thing,” it’s here to stay. The expectation of frictionless online shopping and researching experiences have been on the rise since Amazon started offering 1-click shopping cart checkout in 1999. From the first stay-at-home orders through everything […]

The Age of the Agile Renter

G5 Posted February 3, 2021 by G5

We know that six-feet apart is here for a little longer. Plus, we’ve been in *gestures dramatically* all of this for almost a year, so it’s not necessarily about getting back to where we were, but figuring out the best way to move forward. Here are our top takeaways from part one of our five-part […]

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The Human Element of Multifamily Marketing

G5 Posted January 19, 2021 by G5

We are craving a dependable North Star to shoot for after last year. Unfortunately, we didn’t learn how to read tea leaves during the ongoing quarantine, so we don’t know quite what the future holds. Fortunately, we are here to share the biggest marketing trend in 2021: being human.  The Human Element of Marketing As […]

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Start SMART

G5 Posted January 11, 2021 by G5

We hear it time and again, “New Year, New You.” You don’t need a totally new you, but maybe it’s just time for SMART-structured goal setting. Resolutions, while well-intentioned, sometimes miss the mark when it comes to changing behaviors. We’re not here to create unattainable-magic-wand-necessary changes. We are here to help you come up with […]

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Change the Game With Best-In-Class Partners

G5 Posted December 14, 2020 by G5

everyone is accountable for their work? Working with people who want to change the game is fun, frictionless, and meaningful. We believe best-in-class partnerships should feel like this as well. If you’re thinking about adding a partner to your tech stack, here are the basics in technology, tech stacks, and ways to frame the investment […]

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Math for Marketers

G5 Posted November 23, 2020 by G5

Has it been a minute since you took algebra? Or have you had to refresh while teaching your teenager via distance learning? We know executives are looking to marketing teams for numbers, metrics, percent change, percent difference, and to figure out which numbers are significant to the company (and ultimately, how to replicate that kind […]

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Futr Forum: The Future is Bright

G5 Posted October 15, 2020 by G5

2020 has been a lesson in how to navigate unknown variables. While it seems like this year has taken it to the extreme, it’s important to remember that as marketers — even in non-global pandemic years — we are constantly navigating uncertainty. We’ve learned that all we can do is the next right thing, and […]

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Marketing to the Modern Renter

G5 Posted October 11, 2020 by G5

It seems like everything has changed, because — it many ways — it has. While we seem to be past the we-learned-to-bake-banana-bread phase of the pandemic, and sincerely hope we are beyond the hoard-all-the-toilet-paper stage, there is no doubt that COVID-19 is a market (and life) disruptor. It presents opportunities for companies to engage with […]

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The Untold Story of Multifamily Leasing Season

G5 Posted September 9, 2020 by G5

The first rule in any business: know your customer. Understanding how and when renters search is essential to convert website traffic into leases. It allows marketers to align digital advertising spend to time periods where it will have the greatest impact on a renter’s journey. Multi-touch attribution allows us to understand a nuanced story of […]

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Five Reasons Why You Need a Virtual Assistant (on Your Multifamily Website)

Avatar Posted July 21, 2020 by G5

We’re often asked, “What is the best way to handle frequently asked leasing questions at the property level?” These tend to be repetitive questions about unit availability, pricing, floor plans, and amenities, that can bog down your property management staff. And while there are many ways to handle these types of inquiries – via onsite […]

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