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Position Self-Storage As The De-Cluttering Solution

Position Self-Storage As The De-Cluttering Solution

Mark Lusky July 17, 2012 1

As you clean your own home and your self-storage facility, why not promote the same concept to your customers and prospects? After all, there are many people looking for ways to de-clutter their homes and

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Sniffed and Miffed? Bomb, Drug Detection Dogs Train At Self-Storage Facilities

Sniffed and Miffed? Bomb, Drug Detection Dogs Train At Self-Storage Facilities

John Donegan July 5, 2012 2

With a powerful sense of smell, man’s best friend has been assisting police for years. Dogs track down crime scene evidence, human remains, illegal drugs, firearms, explosives, currency, bootleg DVDs, and contraband cellphones in

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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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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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The 4 Best Apps For Business Owners On The Go

The 4 Best Apps For Business Owners On The Go

Jesse Flores June 1, 2012 3

I remember when I got my first iPhone, my friends and I would frequently discuss what apps we had and how we used them. Several years ago, when the iPhone revolutionized the mobile phone

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Storing People: The Problem Of Self-Storage Residency

Storing People: The Problem Of Self-Storage Residency

Erin Weech May 22, 2012 7

The discovery of five units occupied as makeshift homes in a single Salt Lake City facility last month has prompted a larger discussion about tenant residency among members of the self-storage industry. The case was

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The Other Storage: Let Tenants Store More With Online File Storage

The Other Storage: Let Tenants Store More With Online File Storage

Guest Blogger May 4, 2012 1

by Wes Burns The idea for this blog post hit me after reading through some of the past posts on this self-storage blog. There’s a clear trend here that shows self-storage owners are increasingly

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How To Make Your Self-Storage Workplace More Fun

How To Make Your Self-Storage Workplace More Fun

Matt Stites April 30, 2012 1

Moving into the self-storage busy season, it’s easy to get swept away by the flood of incoming tenants. As owners and managers, part of your job is taking care of employees. These are the

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Blast! Self Storage Email Marketing, Part 3: Metrics

Blast! Self Storage Email Marketing, Part 3: Metrics

Matt Stites February 21, 2012 3

Welcome to the third installment of our email marketing series for self-storage. So far, we know that an ethically compiled opt-in list is crucial for reader retention, and proper scheduling is invaluable for expanding

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