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Trying Giving Dad a Little Space—Self Storage Space--for Father’s Day

by Winnie Hsiu June 15, 2013 12:22 AM
He is the guy that protects you from what goes bump in the night, dresses up for high tea with your dolls, and takes you to your first football game. He teaches you how to throw a baseball, attends every dance recital, and knows all the words to the Mickey Mouse theme song. He is the man of the house and we celebrate him on a day set aside just for him once a year. [More]

Self Storage Industry is All About Service

by Tony Gonzalez June 4, 2013 10:40 PM
Have you ever had trouble telling twins a part? Now after you get to know them it isn’t as hard because you pick up their personality traits, quirks, and any of a number of things that helps differentiate one form the other. You have to get past the appearance and get to the heart of each person. The same concept holds true when it comes to a product like self storage space. [More]

Man's Best Friend Gets Plenty of Love From the Self Storage Industry

by Kim Kilpatrick May 14, 2013 10:11 PM
Dogs are man’s best friend. There is no question about that. There is something about the loyalty, dedication, and commitment there is between a man and his dog. It is the subject of many a movie and television show because it is something that every guy can relate to. So who better for the self storage industry to show some love then man’s best friend? [More]

Self Storage Can Be Good For Your Health in More Ways Than One

by John Stevens May 9, 2013 10:31 PM
Exercise, eat right, brush your teeth, get regular checkups, and rent a self storage space— not exactly things that you would expect to see together, but each member of the list is related to a central idea. It may sound hard to believe, but they all have something to do with improving your health. [More]

Awards are More than Accolades in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez April 24, 2013 7:27 PM
Everyone likes to be recognized for doing something well; and even more so when they are considered the best at what they do. The feeling of success that comes with the accolades helps make all the hard work worthwhile. When it comes to the self storage industry (and other businesses) accolades are more than just a pat on the back. [More]

Time to ‘Spring’ into the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens April 18, 2013 9:00 PM
The birds are chirping, the allergies are going crazy, coats are being stored away, and shorts are becoming the norm—it is spring time. It is time for the kids to play outside, for Dad to mow the lawn, lazy days in the pool, and for self storage facilities across the country to start holding outdoor events. [More]

Self Storage Industry Trying to Help End Hunger in America

by Tony Gonzalez March 22, 2013 8:46 PM
Gordon Gekko told us in the 1987 movies Wall Street that greed is good. While that mentality may be appropriate for keeping a business on track fiscally it ignores an important aspect of business—community. Many members of the self storage industry make every effort to be as much of a success in the community as in the ledger. [More]

Self Storage Facilities No Longer the Black Sheep of the Community

by Kim Kilpatrick February 18, 2013 6:52 PM
Everyone knows one if they don’t have one of their own. That person that stands out from the rest for all the wrong reasons, but he or she is allowed to continue coming back due to some sort of relationship with the whole however thin it might be. We jokingly call that person the “black sheep” to signify their status as present, but unwanted. [More]

Self Storage Company Helps People Look After Themselves

by Holly Robinson January 7, 2013 7:07 PM
People that are interested in making New Year’s Resolutions have likely made them by now. Some have probably even broken them too (that’s okay; still plenty of time to rededicate oneself to the cause). One self storage company recently made an effort to help people get on track for one common resolution—but not the one you are probably thinking. [More]

Self Storage Industry’s Tradition of Charity Continues to Shine

by Winnie Hsiu December 4, 2012 9:23 PM
During this time of year the need to give to those less fortunate is something that many look to do. There is just something that brings out the good in people and encourages them to do unto others as they would have others do unto them. Many businesses can be found—self storage and otherwise—set up to help individuals give whatever they can. [More]
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