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Will Crowd Funding be the Next Big Thing in the Self Storage Industry?

by Kim Kilpatrick December 23, 2013 11:27 PM
The World Wide Web has allowed the world to do many things. Information—and misinformation—is now just a keystroke away as is the ability to get in touch with long lost friends, communicate with a celebrity, learn how to make napalm, and find countless videos of cute kittens playing. In recent years it has also opened up a new way to fund a business venture—crowd funding. [More]

Apple Self Storage in Canada Exceeds Fundraising Goal

by Kim Kilpatrick December 23, 2013 3:51 PM
Sustaining a one- or two-day community service project takes a lot of organization, time, and effort. And, organizing and sustaining a service project that last three months takes monumental effort!

Apple Self Storage in Canada undertook a three-month-long fundraiser in an effort to raise monies to support the ABLE Network. The ABLE Network is a non-profit organization that assists intellectually disabled young adults. [More]

Growth Occurs at all Levels in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez December 20, 2013 11:11 PM
Around the holidays it is not unusual for people to grow. Some will do it literally thanks to all the delicious food at parties while others will do it on more of a metaphysical or spiritual level. However it is done, it can occur to a large extent or something on a much smaller level. The same could be said for the self storage industry as well. [More]

3 Men Movers in Houston Play Christmas Elves

by Holly Robinson December 20, 2013 9:21 PM
When you think of an ‘elf.’ you probably imagine a little man with pointy ears wearing a red and green outfit and shoes with toes that curl up almost in a curlicue. However, elves come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life.

3 Men Movers and Elves and More charity are elves in full-adult sizes. They are in Houston, Texas, and have partnered to deliver bicycles and toys to underprivileged children in Houston. [More]

Being the Best is One Way to Separate From the Pack in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens December 19, 2013 11:58 PM
As a job applicant you have to figure out what can make you stick out and be noticed over the rest. If you don’t it is likely that your resume will get lost in the shuffle since it looks so much like everyone else. That’s expected to a degree since like minded individuals are going to apply for a job, but how do you really stand out when everyone else is so similar? [More]

It Pays to Work Together in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens December 19, 2013 11:13 PM
I always hated group projects in school. There was always one person that didn’t do their part, did a poor job, or forgot what part he or she was supposed to do so they did someone else’s. Little did I realize at the time that the real lesson was that there was benefit to the numbers as long as everyone did work together (not just divvy up sections of the project). [More]

When You Do it Right You Tend to Last in the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu December 18, 2013 11:58 PM
Over the next couple of weeks there is going to be a lot of football being played. From college football bowl games to the end of the regular season for the NFL there is going to be more than enough gridiron action for fans to enjoy. The college guys that do it right will not only win, but increase their chances of playing at the next level. For the NFL teams it means a shot at the Super Bowl. [More]

Self Storage Company Appreciates the Importance of After-School Activities for Kids

by Winnie Hsiu December 18, 2013 11:29 PM
Everyone has heard the old saying about how idle hands are the devil’s workshop, playground—you get the idea. For kids (and some adults even) that is too true. Left to their own devices kids of all ages are prone to getting into trouble in some way, shape, or form—hence the importance of programs like basketball and band for high school students. [More]

Self Storage Space is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

by Kim Kilpatrick December 17, 2013 11:59 PM
People always want to think of a gift that keeps on giving. They want to give that special someone the best gift on Earth; one that is going to make them feel thankful and glad they have it every day of the year—not just during the holidays. That guy may not be that hard to find after all, and is as near as your local self storage facility. [More]

Alabama Self Storage Company Proves You Can Mess With Texas

by Holly Robinson December 17, 2013 11:58 PM
Football can bring the best or worst out of people depending on how you look at things. Fans will go to no end to show how much they love the game from breaking world records for noise, to face painting or even just wearing team colors to work on Fridays. People like to support their team by any means necessary—and that includes people in the self storage industry. [More]
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