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Defeating Cancer a Common Cause for the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson May 21, 2012 7:08 PM
Whenever people try to describe the extent of a problem or entity with adjectives picturing the actual extent of it is something that is always left up to the imagination of the reader/viewer. Words like big, large, tremendous, huge or enormous all invoke intense images, but they can also be used just to grasp the attention of the viewer/reader. What people need are numbers. [More]

There is Hope to be Found in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez May 18, 2012 8:07 PM
Hope is a valuable commodity, yet it is one that is impossible to put a price tag on. Ask anyone on a diet and they’ll likely say they hope to use some weight; most diets fail when people lose hope. If you ask may people that are in need of hope due to a serious or terminal illness in the family and you’d be hard pressed to find anyone that says no. [More]

“Crazy Tuesday” is Coming; Do You Know Where Your Self Storage Facility Is

by John Stevens May 17, 2012 9:43 PM
Jimmy Buffett thinks that come Monday everything’s all right. The Bangles though Monday’s were manic. Wednesday is known far and wide as “hump” day. The retail industry calls the day after Thanksgiving “Black Friday.” Days tend to hold significance for certain people for a variety of reasons. In the self storage industry it’s Tuesdays—or rather “Crazy Tuesday.” [More]

The Self Storage and Multi-tasking go Hand-in-Hand

by Holly Robinson May 16, 2012 6:15 PM
We all would love to figure out how to get more done with our day whether it is more work, straightening up the house, spending more time with the family, working out, or just having fun. Whenever possible we like to try to do things that allow us to cover as many things as we possibly can. The same can be said for the relationship that many self storage facilities have with local charities. [More]

Further Proof that the Self Storage Industry is a Solid Investment

by John Stevens May 14, 2012 7:09 PM
Who would have ever thought that the self storage industry would be talked about as one of the better and more reliable investments now or in any other day and age? Those that have already invested heavily in the self storage industry, that’s who! The question is, is it too late or is it still worth it to invest in the self storage industry? [More]

Get Mom Self Storage for Mother's Day and She'll Love You Forever

by Winnie Hsiu May 11, 2012 5:17 PM
Sunday, May 13, is a day that women—more specifically mothers-- everywhere look forward to. It is a day that has been set aside to honor them for all that they do for us over the years; all the late night feedings, for cutting the crust off our peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, for acting like we won first when we really came in second to last, for making us believe it really is her and not us—the list could go on and on. [More]

Fledging Organization Steps up Big for SSA Scholarship Fund

by Kim Kilpatrick May 10, 2012 8:30 PM
It is not uncommon for major companies and organizations to get involved in some sort of charity work. Often times it is there way of giving back to the community that has helped make them the success that they are. However, if you ask whomever is in charge of charitable activities for these organizations they will all complain about the same problem. [More]

Self Storage Industry Fast Becoming a Part of Pop Culture

by Tony Gonzalez April 27, 2012 5:23 PM
Society moves fast these days. What could be trending on the World Wide Web one minute could be never heard of again just hours later. With the way that society is bombarded with new and amazing things everyday something has to truly grasp the attention of main stream America in order to last. It is safe to say that the self storage industry has done just that. [More]

Want to Check Out a Self Storage Unit Auction?

by Kim Kilpatrick April 25, 2012 12:08 PM
One thing about man has never changed throughout the annals of time. Man has always been interested in trying to make a quick profit. Whether it was through legal or illegal means did not always matter to some; in the end it was all about getting rich quick by finding a buried treasure. In recent years many people have found their buried treasure deep inside the contents of a self storage unit. [More]

Self Storage Company Announces Environmental Milestone

by John Stevens April 23, 2012 6:38 PM
Earth Day has become a worldwide celebration and event in which millions are able to show their appreciation for what the Earth has given us (and allows us to take). It has become something that over 175 countries participate in with demonstrations by individuals, groups, and businesses—including the self storage industry-- alike. [More]
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