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Another Self Storage Aggregator Site Joins the Fray

by Winnie Hsiu January 23, 2014 11:56 PM
In a Field of Dreams all Kevin Costner had to do was build it. If he built it they would come—and they did. As nice as it would be for that to work in the business world—self storage or otherwise—it doesn’t. If you want them to come, people have to be able to find you. For many self storage facilities that means joining up with one of the many self storage aggregator websites. [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]

The More Self Storage Aggregators Can Do the Better

by Holly Robinson April 29, 2013 5:30 PM
Compartmentalizing jobs has its place. Some tasks can be so large that it is better to break the larger task down into smaller ones and to have people responsible for only their small piece. However, at the same time there is something to be said for letting someone take on whatever they feel like they can handle—you never know how much they can accomplish. [More]

More and More of the Self Storage Industry is Going Online

by Holly Robinson November 30, 2012 8:46 PM
Does anyone actually use the Yellow Pages anymore or call a movie theater to see what’s playing? How about searching for government information or public services? Does anyone really let their fingers do the walking for them anymore? Or do they just log on and see what they can find on the World Wide Web? [More]

Another Self Storage Aggregator Joins the Fray

by Tony Gonzalez October 4, 2012 7:17 PM
People like to say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. On a personal level that is likely very true. However, when it comes to the business world—self storage or otherwise—imitation isn’t necessarily flattering. It’s a sign that you’ve done something well and now someone else wants to do the same thing. [More]

Growth is Good for all in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez August 1, 2012 5:07 PM
During a troubled economy it can be tough to for a business to keep its doors open let alone turn a profit. However, some business—like the self storage industry—have been able to thrive when many business are struggling. In fact, the self storage industry has become the picture of growth during hard times. [More]

Self Storage Aggregators Continue to Thrive

by Tony Gonzalez March 16, 2012 10:20 PM
Whenever a good idea becomes public there are a couple things that can be counted on: it is going to be copied by everyone under the sun (like all good ideas are) and then variations will developed in order to diversify the market place. Such is the case with a recent development in the self storage industry, aggregator websites. [More]