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The Proof is in the Pudding for Self Storage Academy

by Tony Gonzalez February 13, 2014 10:06 PM
As kids we look forward to getting our allowance so we can go play video games or buy a toy or some candy. It’s all about living in the moment. As adults our needs are different. Yes, we still want those immediate needs and desires met, but we have to look to the big picture as well (bills, financial security, etc.). [More]

Ready to Make Money in the Self Storage Industry But Don’t Know How?

by Tony Gonzalez January 27, 2014 11:20 PM
When you hear about the billions that Mark Zuckerberg makes through Facebook it is hard not to think,”Man, if only I could come up with something like that. I just don’t know how.” Then you see stories about self storage facilities selling for over a million dollars, and think the same thing. If only I knew how to get in to the self storage industry… [More]

Teaching People How to Get into the Self Storage Industry Becoming Good Business

by Kim Kilpatrick August 13, 2013 11:52 PM
There are many indicators that can be looked upon when it comes to figuring out whether an industry is doing well. Profit margins are the obvious choice of course, but there is also the ability of the industry to support ancillary industries or businesses. In the case of the self storage industry that now includes teaching people how to invest in the industry. [More]

Want a Little Help Getting in to the Self Storage Industry?

by Holly Robinson August 5, 2013 9:43 PM
Trying something new can be fun. Sometimes you never know how much you may enjoy something until you give it a try, and the good thing is if you don’t like it than you just don’t do it again. However, as nice as the idea sounds it doesn’t work for everything. If you ‘try’ something and fail in business it can cost a fortune. [More]

Self Storage Profits, Inc. to Host Free Webinar

by Winnie Hsiu August 28, 2012 5:48 PM
In days of yore, when children grew up they lived next door to their parents and grandparents. Or, they lived just around the corner so all generations lived in close proximity.

Gone are those days. Children live in different states than their parents – and sometimes even in different countries. Today’s society is mobile and people often need a temporary place to store personal items during their moving process. [More] Holds a Workshop in Chattanooga

by Kim Kilpatrick October 21, 2011 10:08 AM
Scott Meyers,a national Self Storage investment expert, will teach a workshop on investing in self storage facilities. The workshop will be held October 22nd at the Eastgate Complex, 5600 Brainerd Road, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. [More]

Experts Offer Advice on Negotiating Self Storage Acquisitions

by John Stevens February 15, 2011 7:27 AM
The strength of the self storage industry has stood tall through the windy storms of the recession. As a result, it has attracted a lot of attention from investors looking for a solid avenue to place their money. But how to negotiate and close the deal on a self storage acquisition is a step-by-step endeavor, experts say. Taking a systematic approach to negotiating is the best way to smooth the path to acquisition. [More]