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How to use Facebook to market your facility

How to use Facebook to market your facility

Liz Wolf December 21, 2015 2

With 1.55 billion users, Facebook offers a huge marketing opportunity for self-storage facilities. It’s free to create a Facebook page, which allows you to post photos, videos, status updates, links, tips and contests. “It’s

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How to market your facility to apartment communities

How to market your facility to apartment communities

Deb Hipp November 30, 2015 0

Did you know that 27% of self-storage renters live in an apartment or condominium? That means if your facility isn’t actively trying to rent storage units to apartment and condo tenants, you’re missing out on

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8 ways to show customer appreciation this holiday season

8 ways to show customer appreciation this holiday season

Liz Wolf November 16, 2015 0

While good self-storage managers know it’s important to show your customers you appreciate their business all year-round, it seems even more fitting to do some special things to thank them around the holidays. Here

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Autumn event ideas to drive traffic to your facility

Autumn event ideas to drive traffic to your facility

Liz Wolf October 19, 2015 1

With autumn in full swing — and Halloween and Thanksgiving right around the corner — it’s an ideal time for self-storage operators to connect with their tenants and the community –and maybe even attract

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Attracting haunted houses to your self-storage facility

Attracting haunted houses to your self-storage facility

Allie Johnson October 2, 2015 0

Haunted house operators have ghastly amounts of stuff to store, so it would seem they’d make great self-storage tenants. But it turns out some of their storage practices are downright scary. Once Halloween is

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9 promo item ideas to market your facility

9 promo item ideas to market your facility

Liz Wolf August 18, 2015 1

When it comes to using promotional items to market your facility, experts say it pays to be clever when coming up with ideas for products — and it also helps if they work with

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How self-storage operators can take advantage of back-to-school season

How self-storage operators can take advantage of back-to-school season

Liz Wolf July 20, 2015 1

If self-storage operators aren’t looking at ways to capitalize on back-to-school season, they could be missing out on big opportunities. It might be college students returning to school and trying to figure out where

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Not a member of your local chamber? Here’s why you should be

Not a member of your local chamber? Here’s why you should be

Beth Mattson-Teig July 14, 2015 1

In an increasingly online world, self-storage owners and operators still find value in old-school business networking through their local chambers of commerce. Chambers are a great way to boost brand visibility and market a

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Embrace these 7 tips to build customer loyalty

Embrace these 7 tips to build customer loyalty

Deb Hipp June 30, 2015 0

Are you worried that your self-storage customers will leave you for a competitor that’s smarter and more beautiful? Maybe you should be—if you’re not staying on top of what people demand in return for

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Show your patriotism with Fourth of July decorations at your facility

Show your patriotism with Fourth of July decorations at your facility

Liz Wolf June 15, 2015 0

Self-storage managers can deck out their facilities in red, white and blue to celebrate the Fourth of July—without breaking the bank. Industry experts say it’s important to acknowledge the holiday and have fun with

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