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Self Storage Company Gets in the Christmas Spirit in its Own Special Way

by Winnie Hsiu December 6, 2011 10:24 AM
“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Everywhere you go!” At this time of year Christmas carols like the one made famous by Perry Como can be heard all over as people work at decorating their homes, dorm rooms, cars, cubicles, offices, and yes, even their self storage facility.
A form of decoration that has become more and more popular over the years has been the creation of Christmas villages. People can buy pieces to build their own miniature village complete with kids playing on sleighs, carolers, houses decked out for the holidays, Christmas trees, and so much more. They can basically create their own scene straight of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carroll with as much detail as they desire. [More]

Self Storage Companies are Getting into the Holiday Spirit

by Holly Robinson November 14, 2011 7:24 PM
According to the popular holiday song, the world is on the verge of entering the most wonderful time of the year as the holiday season approaches. To make sure that as many people as possible get to experience some holiday cheer, self storage companies in the United States and elsewhere are getting into the holiday spirit. [More]

Texas-Based Access Self Storage Honored For Charitable Contributions

by Winnie Hsiu October 10, 2011 9:02 AM
At the Metropolitan Dream Center's Annual Musical, hosted by the St. Mark A. M.E. Zion Church, Access Self Storage was honored for its support to the Center and for its commitment to helping the homeless community. Access Self Storage, based in Dallas, Texas, donated advertising for the Center's annual Harvest Fest. For five years, the business has also donated space to the Center to store clothing, food, and supplies. [More]

Solar Self Storage Facilities Becoming More Common

by Tony Gonzalez August 22, 2011 7:20 PM
The government has tried to slow the depletion of the ozone layer through regulation and by encouraging businesses to pursue environmentally friendly alternatives such as solar energy, something that a number of self storage facilities have taken advantage of in recent years. [More]

Getting Noticed Means Success in Self Storage

by Tony Gonzalez June 29, 2011 5:17 PM
There is one thing that every person with a job always tells every person trying to find one—you have to figure out some way to make your resume stick out from the 500 other ones that the hiring manager will be getting. At best, you may only have 50 other resumes to contend with, but how much time do you think the hiring manager spends on each one? That’s why your resume has to stand out. [More]

NJ Self Storage Facility Partners Up to Offer E-recycling

by John Stevens June 22, 2011 9:00 AM
Offering an e-recycling facility is a great way for a self storage facility to join the green movement. It not only is one step in the right direction for the environment but it is an easy way to generate publicity for your business. Properly disposing of e-waste – computers, TVs, keyboards, cellphones, and more – is a daunting task for many people. But self storage facilities are natural receptacles for such items and many have stepped up to offer assistance. [More]

Self Storage Company Goes Back to School

by Holly Robinson May 12, 2011 2:39 PM
Anyone who says they have not watched their kids or someone else’s blissfully playing some simple game and not thought,” The good ole days!” is lying. While life appeared to be as complex as can be when we were around elementary school age, the simplicity of it now from the outside looking in is enough to make you a little nostalgic. [More]

The Secret to More Business in the Self Storage Industry is Creativity

by Kim Kilpatrick May 3, 2011 2:42 PM
Everyone knows that the secret to a successful marketing strategy is finding some way to engage your audience so that they will remember the product or business in the advertisement or commercial. Was there anyone that did not know the $5 foot long Subway song? How about the Arby’s commercial with the “It’s good mood food,” theme? [More]

Self Storage Company Gives Reason for Songs to be Sang

by Holly Robinson April 29, 2011 1:09 PM
Everywhere you look on television these days there are people singing. There’s American Idol on FOX, every VHI reality star thinks they need to make a record, The Voice, another singing competition recently started, and America’s Got Talent is going to start soon as well. [More]

Self Storage Company in UK Hops into the Hearts of Children in Local Hospital

by Holly Robinson April 25, 2011 10:56 AM
Easter weekend is typically one of the holidays where people tend to gather with family and renew the bonds that make family not just family, but friends. It’s a time to enjoy the company of your loved ones and watch the faces of little kids smile as they try to decide whether they want to eat a chocolate egg or a chocolate bunny first. [More]
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