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Team SmartStop(R) Pro Cycling Announces 2014 Cyclist List

by Tony Gonzalez March 10, 2014 10:57 AM
The Team SmartStop® Pro Cycling recently announced their 2014 cycling team roster. They also announced a new team director, Michael Creed. Creed is a very successful amateur cyclist himself. [More]

SmartStop Self Storage(R) Will Sponsor MMA Fighter

by John Stevens February 12, 2014 7:31 PM
SmartStop Self Storage(R) announced they will sponsor fighter Shawn “The Great” Bunch in the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competitions. The sponsorship will last for 3 years and give Bunch financial support while he completes his training. [More]

SmartStop (TM) Sponsors BMX Camp for Kids with Diabetes

by Tony Gonzalez October 14, 2013 2:34 PM
I know a family that has two children under the age of six-years-old who have sugar diabetes. It’s rather sad that they have to prick their fingers daily to check their blood sugar level – and then give themselves insulin shots to manage their diabetes. The family is working with doctors to see about getting an insulin pump for their oldest one with diabetes.

Each year, more than 15,000 children are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Almost everyone knows someone (whether child or adult) affected by this disease. [More]

News Round Up in the Self Storage Industry

by Kim Kilpatrick May 30, 2012 7:00 PM
There are always lots of activities going on in the self storage industry. Today is no exception. There are three items that caught my eye today: news from Maryland, Virginia, and England. [More]

New Mobile Device Application from SmartStop(R) Self Storage

by Holly Robinson January 24, 2012 2:04 PM
Every day, more and more companies create applications for smart phones. With these applications, you can read magazines, check your e-mail, post a comment to Facebook, track your weight loss, make reservations at hotels, and rent movies. Almost every industry has a supporting application and the self storage industry isn't any different. [More]

Winner to Sing It Smart Video Jingle Contest Announced

by Kim Kilpatrick November 22, 2011 8:51 AM
SmartStop ™ Self Storage announced Brent Morgan of Athens, Alabama, as the winner of the "Sing it Smart" video jingle contest. Morgan receives the grand price of $5,000 for getting the most number of votes on Facebook for his catchy guitar solo "Goodbye Clutter, Hello Floors." [More]

Sing It Smart(TM) Video Jingle Contest for SmartStop Self Storage

by Winnie Hsiu September 26, 2011 9:54 AM
Sometimes companies come up with their own marketing strategy and SmartStop Self Storage has come up with one – one that is a winner. It is innovative and very appealing especially to those who have a little bit of creativity and a bit of technical experience. That campaign is a video jingle contest. [More]

Strategic Storage Trust Snapping Up Self Storage

by Holly Robinson April 13, 2010 10:15 AM
California real-estate investment trust Strategic Storage Trust Inc. (SSTI) has added a new self storage site to the 30 that it currently owns -- Augusta Ranch Self Storage, at 9252 E. Guadalupe Road, in Mesa, Arizona. The business will be renamed SmartStop, to match Strategic Storage's other self storage businesses. [More]