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Every One—or Nine--Counts in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson April 16, 2014 11:59 PM
A common excuse people use for not voting is the belief that their single vote does not make a difference out of the millions that are going to be cast (for a presidential election at least). Voting advocates are quick to point out that every vote is a single vote; that the power comes from combining individual votes to form a whole. [More]

There is Power in Numbers in the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu February 27, 2014 11:19 PM
If one player takes all the shots on a basketball team it is not likely that his team is going to win very much (even if that one person is LeBron James). The reason being is simple—there is power in numbers and that is a lesson that is just as effective in business—self storage or otherwise—as it is on the basketball court. [More]

Storage Business Owners Alliance Names Preferred Vendor Partner

by Holly Robinson January 7, 2014 8:34 PM
Today, the Storage Business Owners Alliance LLC (SBOA), a leading buying group for self storage owners, named (FLS) as its Preferred Vendor Partner for online lead aggregation. [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]

Unique New Self Storage Aggregator Site to Go Live Next Month

by John Stevens October 24, 2013 11:35 PM
Gone are the days where people will take to the Yellow Pages to find anything. Yes, the book is still going to be made and delivered to millions of homes and businesses every year, but will likely be used more to prop up an end table than look up something like a self storage facility. Instead, people will be looking to go online to find what they need. [More]