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How to Achieve Predictable Marketing Spend at Scale

G5 Posted February 25, 2020 by G5

As a self storage operator, you spend a lot of time budgeting and creating a financial plan for the year ahead, which is why unpredictable marketing spend — whether too much or too little — can lead to big headaches down the line. It may sound crazy, but underspending and exceeding revenue forecasts can actually […]

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Self Storage eBook: Increase Revenue with Digital Marketing & Online Leasing

G5 Posted January 28, 2020 by G5

If you read our 2H19 Digital State of the Industry Report for self storage, it won’t come as a surprise that most primary and secondary markets are oversaturated. With competition at an all-time high, a smart digital marketing strategy is your best bet to attract and convert the most leads. In fact, your revenue growth […]

Cover of G5's new Self Storage eBook

Turn Marketing Into Move-Ins: Top Trends for 2020

G5 Posted December 19, 2019 by G5

With a new decade rapidly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about which new technologies you want to add to your stack in 2020. Keep in mind that we’re in the age of the customer, and according to Forrester Research, companies who are ahead in customer experience have five times greater revenue growth than those […]

G5 2020 Marketing Trends

How to Choose a Self Storage Digital Marketing Partner

G5 Posted November 14, 2019 by G5

Digital marketing provides self storage operators with a wealth of data and information about prospects and customers that can be used to make smarter marketing decisions. We recently blogged about how to get started with digital marketing and how you can translate digital marketing data into action. Today, we discuss how to choose a self […]

Why Self Storage Companies Should Be Using Facebook Business

G5 Posted October 3, 2019 by G5

Billions of people use Facebook, the world’s largest social network, to interact with friends, family, and brands. Your customers spend their time online interacting on Facebook and that means you need to be there too. Self storage companies should take advantage of the resources and access to prospects that a Facebook Business presence provides. Facebook […]

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Case Study Review: Smart Self Storage

G5 Posted September 19, 2019 by G5

Self storage marketing and advertising costs are up across the industry with REITs reporting a 16% increase in year-over-year spend. As the 2020 budget season approaches, now is the time to consider investing in new technologies to manage these rising costs. In our newest case study, we show you how implementing G5 Lead Insights increased […]

Smart Self Storage Case Study Review

NEW Digital State of the Industry Report – Self Storage 2H 2019

G5 Posted September 10, 2019 by G5

G5’s Digital State of the Industry Report – Self Storage 2H 2019 is ready for download. In this report, we take a look at the factors impacting the market today and provide actionable insights into how digital marketing can help you become more efficient to generate more revenue. We also review storage rental search data […]

Economic Outlook: The Factors Driving Self Storage

G5 Posted September 3, 2019 by G5

Going into the third quarter of 2019, the demand for self storage rentals remains strong with positive demographic trends, low unemployment rates, and sustained economic growth all contributing to the current state of the industry. We see the development of new facilities mirroring state-to-state and county-to-country migration patterns. Millennials continue to drive demand for self […]

Generate More Revenue With Automation Technology

G5 Posted August 6, 2019 by G5

A major perk of owning a self storage business is that you can easily automate or downsize resources in order to increase revenue. Unlike other commercial real estate sectors, simplifying the leasing process is a breeze thanks to innovative technologies. From kiosks that act as your sales team to the use of Dynamic Ads that […]

Automation technology drives more self storage revenue

Lower Overhead Costs with 24-Hour Leasing

G5 Posted July 23, 2019 by G5

Self storage facilities that offer 24-hour leasing solutions have lower overhead costs and enjoy higher revenue than those who don’t. For years, self storage facilities have focused on having people onsite to conduct tours and talk to prospective renters. While this can be great for developing relationships, it can also result in a lot of […]

24-hour leasing kiosk

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