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Can YouTube Videos Boost Your Self-Storage Business?

Can YouTube Videos Boost Your Self-Storage Business?

Liz Wolf October 31, 2013 5

Alan Ray, owner of Greensboro, NC-based Ray Self Storage, was looking for a way to create a buzz, stand out among competitors—and boost sales. He came up with the idea of creating a rap

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Hey, Self-Storage Pros: #Storchat Is Where It’s At!

Hey, Self-Storage Pros: #Storchat Is Where It’s At!

Matt Stites October 24, 2013 0

We’ve seen plenty of change in the self-storage industry in the past decade. New technology streamlines the storage process for millions of consumers every year. TV shows like “Storage Wars” and “Hoarders” are solidifying

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The Importance of Improving Your Online Reputation

The Importance of Improving Your Online Reputation

Mark Lusky October 7, 2013 0

Fewer than one in 50 online purchases come through social media channels like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+. This statistic recently popped at a presentation hosted by Denver-based Webolutions, a strategic marketing agency. The

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Selling Your Self-Storage Facility: A 5-Point Checklist

Selling Your Self-Storage Facility: A 5-Point Checklist

Emmet Pierce September 10, 2013 4

The self-storage real estate investment trusts (REITs) are in the market for storage facilities, but before you put your business up for sale, make sure you’ll be getting your property’s full value. REITs often

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SelfStorage.com Presents The Great Storage Giveaway!

SelfStorage.com Presents The Great Storage Giveaway!

Matt Stites June 24, 2013 0

Hey, summer movers! Undo your back brace, set down your boxes, grab a cold beverage and listen up, because your move is about to get a whole lot easier. SelfStorage.com, a leading self-storage locator,

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SpareFoot Rolls Out College Mini-Fridge Giveaway

SpareFoot Rolls Out College Mini-Fridge Giveaway

Matt Stites May 8, 2013 0

Our partner site SpareFoot is making college moving and storage season fun by giving away a sweet mini-fridge to one lucky student on Facebook. With all the stressed, hot and hungry students on the

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Highlights and Helpful Hints from the Philadelphia Self-Storage Trade Show

Highlights and Helpful Hints from the Philadelphia Self-Storage Trade Show

John Donegan May 1, 2013 1

Philadelphia recently hosted this year’s largest self-storage conference on the East Coast, the Self Storage Association’s Spring Conference & Trade Show. The topics were almost as varied as the attendees themselves. Keynote speaker David

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Self-Storage Pioneer Left Legacy of Tips for Success

Self-Storage Pioneer Left Legacy of Tips for Success

Mark Lusky April 29, 2013 0

Self-storage pioneer Don Temple, who launched the first self-storage facility in Los Angeles County in 1968 and was considered an industry pioneer, recently died at age 85. In the Long Beach Press-Telegram, a story

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Our Favorite Self-Storage Social Media Profiles

Our Favorite Self-Storage Social Media Profiles

Jenny Zhang April 1, 2013 0

Here at The Storage Facilitator, we love social media and believe in the importance of maintaining a strong profile. With social media comes an unprecedented opportunity–the chance to communicate with your customers in real-time

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Marketing 2013: Be Human and Ditch the Spin

Marketing 2013: Be Human and Ditch the Spin

Mark Lusky February 11, 2013 0

A recent Inside Self-Storage article by Amy Campbell addressed an issue so important in business today. It focused on the power of likeability over salesmanship. “I was happy to come across an article about all the

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