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Self Storage Website Helps Itself by Helping Others

by Winnie Hsiu January 3, 2014 11:23 PM
When we are growing up Mom and Dad try to teach us good moral values. They try to get us to understand the difference between right and wrong; to realize that we should do unto others as we would want them to do to us. It is great a rule as it is to live by not only in our personal lives, but in a business as well--like the self storage industry website [More]

It Pays to Work Together in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens December 19, 2013 11:13 PM
I always hated group projects in school. There was always one person that didn’t do their part, did a poor job, or forgot what part he or she was supposed to do so they did someone else’s. Little did I realize at the time that the real lesson was that there was benefit to the numbers as long as everyone did work together (not just divvy up sections of the project). [More]

Self Storage Knows the Importance of Simplicity

by Holly Robinson May 16, 2013 12:29 AM
Coaches, bosses, supervisors, and all sorts of authority figures like to use a short, easy to remember phrase to ‘encourage’ their underlings to strive for success—keep it simple stupid. While it may not be the nicest way to go about motivating others there is something to be said for the basic message. [More]

A Little Competition is Good for the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens May 1, 2013 7:52 PM
When a business has monotony in its market there is no competition and they can pretty much dictate what happens, what the prices are, and how much supply there is to meet the demand. So of course when there is some competition it bodes well for the consumer. [More]

Self Storage Aggregator Shows How Easy it is to Search—and Do it Right

by Kim Kilpatrick January 22, 2013 8:31 PM
Did you ever have a hard time when you were ‘it’ playing hide and go seek as a kid? Did you have trouble finding people? Was it difficult for you to figure out where to find people? Did it leave you feeling lost at times and a little frustrated when another round of the game started up and you were still it? [More]

Necessity is the Mother of Invention for the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu March 29, 2012 2:23 PM
A lot of major discoveries during the history of the world have come about for one of two reasons-- either by shear accident or out of necessity. Often times it is the need for change or the very least the need for an alternative to the status quo that gets people to discover the latest and greatest innovations that can shape our society. [More]