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Proper Maintenance Can Be a Money Maker and Saver in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens December 17, 2013 12:13 AM
Does anyone like to take out the trash? What about mow the lawn, clean out the gutters, or repaint—well, anything? Maintenance type activities like these are not the most glamorous or fun to do, but whether it’s around the house or around a self storage facility they can be vital to saving money and the success of the business. [More]

Self Storage Managers Can Turn Their Business Practices From Good to Great

by John Stevens January 25, 2011 10:13 AM
When a self storage client walks through the door do you know them by name and say hi with a smile? Having passion for your job and making an effort to connect with customers is just one area self storage managers should consider when trying to improve their business, according to experts. [More]

Planning Ahead is the Key to Maintenance in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez January 10, 2011 9:11 AM
The start of a new year often gives us reason to pause and take a look at the coming year as the year it all comes together. Whatever it is we want to do this will be the year that we get it done. This year is going to be better than the last; this year we will be on target not just with what we want to do, but what we need to do as well. By sitting down now and planning ahead we can get it done. [More]

Free Self Storage Webinars Offered

by Kim Kilpatrick April 8, 2010 1:23 PM
MiniCo Publishing and the Storage Business Owners Alliance are both offering free webinars on self-storage-related topics over the next few weeks.


Storage Business Owners Alliance (SBOA), a newly formed organization intended to give small to mid-size self storage facilities more leverage and buying power, is offering a webinar on Wednesday, April 14 at 2 p.m. The webinar will inform small and mid-size self storage business owners about how the SBOA can help to improve their business' profitability with bulk discounts. [More]