Contributing Editors



There is No Stopping the Self Storage Industry!

by Kim Kilpatrick October 31, 2013 11:58 PM
There is something that can kill any business. For some it can be too much competition. Others fall to the wayside because technology passes them by. Some find it hard to survive when the economy suffers or falls into a recession. However, there are some—like the self storage industry-- that are resilient. They are able to survive no matter what the detriment is—even the government! [More]

Westy Self Storage Sponsors Recyling Drive

by Holly Robinson October 31, 2013 10:15 PM
Many adults feel like they are just one person and as only one person they can’t do much to make a difference in the world. It is amazing that some young school-aged children don’t have that attitude. Because they don’t, they have been effective in creating a successful recycling activity that has raised over $2,000 and donated the money to an organization that supports public schools.

And those children were only in the second grade. [More]

Conversions Still Common in the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu October 30, 2013 11:41 PM
Are you a handy person? When it comes to making something old look new do you have a knack for being able to pound a few nails here and screw in a few bolts there to turn scrap into art? Being able to convert something into something new and better is a talent worth having and one often in demand in the self storage industry. [More]

Kelly's Self Storage in Godalming Helps with City Event

by Kim Kilpatrick October 30, 2013 4:39 PM
The city of Godalming and the local Lions Club provide an annual town bonfire and fireworks event around the first of November. This year, it will be held Saturday November 2. A week before the event, a tragic act of vandalism occurred that threatened to cancel the event. [More]

Self Storage Industry Already Getting in the Holiday Spirit

by Tony Gonzalez October 29, 2013 9:38 PM
The fall is a beautiful time of year. The leaves are turning, the temperatures cool off, there is a sporting event almost always on; some would say it doesn’t get any better than this. Then you add in the holidays where candy is everywhere (Halloween), you are expected to eat like a pig (Thanksgiving), and presents (Christmas)—seems like you’d want to take it slow and savor every moment, right? [More]

Storage.com Moves Operations to Omaha

by Winnie Hsiu October 29, 2013 1:12 PM
Almost every week, there are mergers and acquisitions around the nation in the self storage industry. Other industries related to self storage also go through these activities, too. Last month, Storage.com entered into a licensing, marketing, and development agreement with B2 Interactive in Omaha, Nebraska. Storage.com is now in the process of moving it’s operations to Omaha. [More]

What’s Scarier—Self Storage or a Cluttered House?

by John Stevens October 28, 2013 11:59 PM
People like to be scared. They like to go to movies like Friday the 13th, the Freddy Krueger series, and all sorts of other horror flicks with the hopes that something makes them scream in terror. For some folks it may not be necessary to head to the movies. There homes could be cluttered and messy enough to make a person scared of what they might find. [More]

San Diego Self Storage Is Participating in Toys For Tots Drive

by Holly Robinson October 28, 2013 2:31 PM
It is four days before Halloween. I know many people that think it is awful to see Christmas decorations in the stores before Halloween. But they feel totally different when it comes to Toys for Tots. Their ‘Scrooge’ heart melts and they want to help so that needy children can have a good Christmas. [More]

Expansion—Bad For Waistline But Good for Self Storage Industry

by Kim Kilpatrick October 25, 2013 11:59 PM
The self storage industry inside the borders of the United States has become a popular investment, a lucrative business, and a part of American pop culture. It wasn’t that long ago that the industry was much smaller and a lot less popular, but over the years expansion has been good for the industry and for many individual companies. [More]

SiteLink User Conference To Be Held Next Week

by Kim Kilpatrick October 25, 2013 6:16 PM
Everybody is aware that the Texas Self Storage Association Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held October 27 through October 29. What many might not know is that SiteLink is holding their own breakoff conference the following day.

Because of the success of their conference last year, SiteLink decided to hold a second event this year. Managers, owners, and accountants will meet with the technology partners and the SiteLink team to learn key features about the software and how to use it to increase revenue. [More]
 1 2 3 4 5