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California company sued over sale of servicemembers’ stored belongings

California company sued over sale of servicemembers’ stored belongings

March 17, 2015, 5 Comments
A federal lawsuit offers a cautionary tale about auctioning off stored property belonging to members of the U.S. military. On March 16, the U.S. [Read on]

Marketing »

Self-storage experts share 5 go-to marketing techniques

Self-storage experts share 5 go-to marketing techniques

April 20, 2015, No Comments
While elaborate marketing techniques are available to self-storage operators, oftentimes it’s best to stick to the tried-and-true tactics. Here, [Read on]

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4 tips for reading the competitive landscape when buying, building or expanding

4 tips for reading the competitive landscape when buying, building or expanding

March 2, 2015, No Comments
The New England Patriots didn’t win this year’s Super Bowl without thoroughly assessing their rival, the Seattle Seahawks. Well before kickoff, [Read on]

Technology »

Here’s what you need to know about Google’s crackdown on mobile

Here’s what you need to know about Google’s crackdown on mobile

April 21, 2015, No Comments
Is your facility’s website mobile-friendly? If not, then Google, the search engine giant, is poised to punish your behind-the-times site. In the [Read on]

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A step-by-step guide to preparing your facility for sale

A step-by-step guide to preparing your facility for sale

April 13, 2015, No Comments
Owners who take the time to prepare a self-storage facility for sale will find that it can pay big dividends. The three main areas to focus on are [Read on]

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Public Storage vs. Extra Space showdown: Which one wins in customer loyalty?

Public Storage vs. Extra Space showdown: Which one wins in customer loyalty?

August 12, 2014, No Comments
From a size standpoint, Public Storage is the No. 1 self-storage operator in the U.S., and Extra Space Storage is No. [Read on]