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Caring About Others Common Practice for Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens January 17, 2013 9:57 PM
People go into business with the intent and desire to make money. However, often times a business will find that it ends up doing so much more than just try to keep the ledger in the black. Many end up becoming an important member of the community, and find more than one way to give back and make it a better place to live. [More]

Self Storage Company Wants You to Help MOW

by Holly Robinson December 20, 2012 8:26 PM
There are approximately seven billion people in the world; around 312 million of them live in the United States alone. If we lived in a perfect world filled with so many people every one of them would go to bed with a full belly, but sadly that is not the case here in the U.S. or abroad. [More]

Self Storage Industry’s Tradition of Charity Continues to Shine

by Winnie Hsiu December 4, 2012 9:23 PM
During this time of year the need to give to those less fortunate is something that many look to do. There is just something that brings out the good in people and encourages them to do unto others as they would have others do unto them. Many businesses can be found—self storage and otherwise—set up to help individuals give whatever they can. [More]

Self Storage Company Continues its Tradition of Giving

by Holly Robinson November 16, 2012 8:36 PM
Around this time of year there are several things that people like to do. Besides gather at Mom and Dad’s house for Thanksgiving dinner and football folks often like to go outside and play a game themselves, go to a movie, or any of a number of things. The task may be noting special any other time of the year, but since it is during the Holiday Season it carries the weight of being a tradition. [More]

A Little Renovation Can Go a Long Way in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson October 17, 2012 6:51 PM
Have you ever gone out and bought a new shirt just because you wanted something new? Do you remember how you felt the first time you wore it out in public? How about the first time you drove up to your buddy’s house in your new car? What about when you went to your high school reunion after losing 50 pounds? [More]

Self Storage is one Friendly Industry

by Tony Gonzalez October 16, 2012 6:42 PM
There are certain things that people must do in order to be successful in business be it self storage or otherwise. They must have something people want. They must have a place of business from which to offer something people want, and they must let people know they have it (so that they will come and get it). That alone will go a long way towards making a profit, but it takes a little more in order to truly be a success. [More]

Self Storage Company Knows how to Bring People In

by Winnie Hsiu October 15, 2012 7:39 PM
Many people think that the toughest thing involved in business—self storage or otherwise-- is the whole process involved in getting it open and off the ground. There are others that would counter and say that starting the business is not the hardest thing, but is actually pretty cut and dry. You know exactly what you need to do. The toughest part is something else entirely. [More]

Self Storage Company Knows How to Get the Most Out of its Garage Sales

by Holly Robinson September 26, 2012 6:59 PM
Many self storage companies are well known for their charitable work. Hundreds of them get involved in Toys for Tots each year. Many more collect food during the Holidays as well as numerous other endeavors. Some have even gone through the time and trouble to build a reputation for their charity work that helps keep people coming back. [More]

Self Storage Company Does What it Can to Feed the Hungry

by Tony Gonzalez March 21, 2012 7:50 PM
Many businesses like to engage in food drives around Christmas time and Thanksgiving, including many within the self storage industry. While the interest in helping is pretty high around those times of year, the fact of the matter is that there are thousands of people wondering where or when their next meal is going to come every day. [More]

Self Storage Facilities in London Could Help Locals Cash In

by Tony Gonzalez February 17, 2012 6:22 PM
For many the idea of renting a self storage unit is downright foolish. It’s not that they don’t have stuff that they could stand to put in storage. They just have sufficient space around the house, i.e. garage, spare room, attic, closets, etc., and don’t feel like renting a self storage unit is a necessary expense they need to incur.What if you did rent a self storage unit and could make a lot of money at the same time? [More]
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