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Self Storage Businesses Partner with Mother of Twins Organization to Collect Donations

by John Stevens November 9, 2012 1:18 PM
Any parent knows that raising children takes a lot of time and effort. Parents of twins know that the demand of their time doubles (but so does the joy). So it is extra special that mothers who have twins and whose time is sometimes stretched to the limit are reaching out to help people who have been affected by Storm Sandy. [More]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez November 8, 2012 8:16 PM
Oh the weather outside has been frightful for many, especially on the East Coast lately. While many probably didn’t want it to happen there are some who have had no choice but to let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. [More]

Storage Post in New York City Is Collecting Coats

by Winnie Hsiu November 8, 2012 12:16 PM
Yesterday, a nor'easter hit New York City and blanketed the city with thick, wet snow and cold temperatures. The heavy snow downed power lines and broke tree limbs weakened by Storm Sandy. There are over 200000 new power outages in the area. While temperatures will get warmer for the weekend, this storm is just an hors d'oeuvre served before the full-course meal of winter settles in. [More]

Self Storage Industry Comes through when it is Needed Most

by Holly Robinson November 7, 2012 8:37 PM
It would be nice if nothing bad every happened, but the reality of living in today’s world is that bad things do happen. Many of them are under our control and in the right circumstances can be avoided and/or mitigated. However, there are often many bad things that we can’t control. When those acts of God like Hurricane Sandy strike the damage that is often left in its wake can be devastating leaving many people in need of a little help in some way, shape, or form. [More]

Powdersville Self Storage in South Carolina Helps to Feed Orphaned Children

by Kim Kilpatrick November 7, 2012 6:10 PM
If everybody in the world held hands and formed a human chain, one out of every two would be a child. Among these children, an estimated 143-210 million of them are orphans. Facts like the following are daunting:

· More than 16 million children were orphaned in 2003 alone.

· Statistical say that one orphaned child dies from hunger every two seconds.

· Fifteen million children have been orphaned because of AIDS. [More]

There Was More to Election Day than Just Voting for the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens November 6, 2012 8:58 PM
Early on the morning of November 6, 2012, thousands of people climbed out of their beds intent on getting a serious piece of business taken care of before moving on with the rest of their day. It was up to them and citizens of the nation who were still sleeping to make a very important choice. They needed to decide who they felt should lead the nation for the next four years as President of the United States. [More]

Self Storage News Roundup

by Tony Gonzalez November 6, 2012 4:02 PM
Today is an important day in the news. Not only is it election day here in the United States, there is a lot of action going on in the self storage industry. Here's a roundup of only three items in today's news. [More]

The Softer Cinematic Side of Self Storage

by Winnie Hsiu November 5, 2012 9:01 PM
There are certain people that Hollywood loves to use over and over again like Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Buscemi, and aging action heroes. There are certain things that it likes to use time and time again as well. One of the most common tools in movies and television shows has been the self storage unit. More often than not they are the site of something scary or criminal, but that has not always been the case. [More]

Green Self Storage in the UK Reaches Out to Help Their Competition's Customers

by Winnie Hsiu November 5, 2012 7:30 PM
Parents teach their children to think of others, to provide assistance to those in need, and to do kind deeds. Children learn that being helpful is the right thing to do, the right way to behave. It’s heart-warming when businesses exhibit those same behaviors – especially when they reach out in an effort to help their competition’s customers. [More]

Self Storage Industry Continues to Prove its Reliability in More Ways than One

by Holly Robinson November 2, 2012 7:36 PM
There are many attributes that people find attractive in other people as well as businesses—self storage and otherwise. While there are many that are desired in people and businesses, there is one that is likely to make the top three list for both—reliability. [More]
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