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For A Search Marketing Boost, Don’t Give Up On Google+

For A Search Marketing Boost, Don’t Give Up On Google+

Josh Kruk November 20, 2012 2

I know you’ve heard enough about Google+. You hear SEO evangelists tell you why you should use it, but then you get over there and see only niche folk posting and rarely engaging. You ask

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Tactical SEO Basics For Self-Storage Businesses

Tactical SEO Basics For Self-Storage Businesses

Guest Blogger October 11, 2012 8

[ by Marc Nashaat, Powered by Search ] The year 2011 proved the self-storage industry was recession-proof. But capturing tangible business leads in downtimes is not as simple as being in the right industry. If

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The Myriad Advantages Of Buying A Self-Storage Franchise

The Myriad Advantages Of Buying A Self-Storage Franchise

Guest Blogger August 30, 2012 0

[ by Rick Del Sontro, Zippy Shell ] Choosing to franchise a self-storage business provides you with a history of research, expertise and market knowledge to pull from, giving you an advantage in a

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Organized Surroundings Convey a Sense of Safety, Security for Storage Renters

Organized Surroundings Convey a Sense of Safety, Security for Storage Renters

Mark Lusky July 3, 2012 1

When do you feel most safe and secure? Is it when everything is whirling around you out of control and out of place? Or does a certain level of clear organization give you a

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Space Control Helps Self-Storage Owners Get Their Heads In The ‘Cloud’

Space Control Helps Self-Storage Owners Get Their Heads In The ‘Cloud’

Mark Lusky July 1, 2012 3

In September, Space Control Systems, Inc. will introduce an entirely new software package developed specifically for operators of multiple storage locations. According to Ramona Taylor, president of Space Control, “We based our new program on cloud technology because

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INFOGRAPHIC: Self-Storage Industry Explodes

INFOGRAPHIC: Self-Storage Industry Explodes

John Donegan June 13, 2012 3

Full infographic + write-up below: Over the last two decades, we’ve seen a tremendous increase in the number of self-storage facilities in the United States. The self-storage industry has been one of the fastest-growing

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Road Trip: The Possibilities Of RV Storage Business

Road Trip: The Possibilities Of RV Storage Business

John Donegan June 11, 2012 6

Whether you’re opening a new RV storage facility, or adding an RV section to your existing facility, it’s important to understand how the RV market is demographically different from the traditional self-storage market. According

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Graffiti Removal For Self-Storage Facilities: Street “Art” Is Relative

Graffiti Removal For Self-Storage Facilities: Street “Art” Is Relative

John Donegan June 8, 2012 3

Self-storage facilities are not immune to graffiti. In fact, facilities are often isolated and under-monitored, making them prime targets. Unless the graffiti artists at your facility are especially talented, you’re going to want to

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Self-Storage Meth Lab: Be Aware Of This Extreme Hazard

Self-Storage Meth Lab: Be Aware Of This Extreme Hazard

John Donegan June 6, 2012 2

The methamphetamine epidemic is alive and well in the U.S. On Saturday in Chesterfield, VA, police found yet another meth lab in a self-storage unit, reminding the industry that some lab operators are still using

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Why SEO Is Crucial To Your Self-Storage Marketing Strategy

Why SEO Is Crucial To Your Self-Storage Marketing Strategy

Jesse Flores June 5, 2012 6

Everyone is buzzing about social media and Facebook, the world’s largest social network. A recent post on this self-storage blog explained ways to use social to interact with customers. But even as social is in

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