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Self Storage Industry Wants to Make Sure Some Soldiers Have a Reason to Smile this Christmas

by John Stevens December 18, 2012 8:53 PM
The men and women of the Armed Forces have an incredibly tough job on their hands. Not only do they willfully put themselves in harm’s way, but their duty often requires them to be away from their friends and family for lengthy periods of time. When that time coincides with the holidays it makes the job even tougher. [More]

Faith a Regular Part of Business for South Carolina Self Storage Company

by Kim Kilpatrick December 17, 2012 9:28 PM
There is a driving force behind everything that people and businesses—like the self storage industry—do. It might be the love of money, of family, of a significant other—loves of something or someone. For many it may be the desire for success, personal achievement, competition, or even to spite someone that said you couldn’t do it (whatever it may be). [More]

For One Self Storage Company Giving is a Family Affair

by Winnie Hsiu December 14, 2012 9:09 PM
Parents often hope that there kids will take after them in certain ways. It is not unusual for fathers to hope their sons play football and become better than they ever were. Mothers want their daughters to grow up to be the next star on the U.S. National Softball team while also taking a lead role in their school’s model UN. [More]

For Self Storage Company Being a Creature of Habit Can Be Good

by Tony Gonzalez December 12, 2012 6:35 PM
We’ve all heard that if something “ain’t broke” then you shouldn’t bother fixing it. The concept is really pretty simple; there is no sense in changing the method of operation if there is not something wrong with it. That of course implies that the status quo is fine. [More]

Self Storage Company Believes in Being Prepared

by John Stevens December 11, 2012 6:49 PM
Success often requires a person to do many things regardless of what the endeavor in question may be. Executing a plan of action is vital to the overall success of the endeavor, but the best execution can’t amount to much unless the proper cautions and planning is not done first. Otherwise it can be hard to carry out any plan that requires much more than simply showing up. [More]

Self Storage Industry Knows the Importance of Security

by Kim Kilpatrick December 10, 2012 8:03 PM
Different people will look for different things when they are searching for a self storage facility. For some it may be proximity to work or home. For others it may be cost and some may be interested in specialty storage. There is one thing that everyone will be interested in and that is the facility’s security. [More]

Self Storage and Charity Go Hand-in-Hand in the U.S. and Abroad

by Winnie Hsiu December 7, 2012 9:51 PM
Christmas time tends to bring out the best and worst in a lot of people. If you have ever been present when the hottest toy is being cleared off the shelves by parents you’ve seen the worst (remember the Cabbage Patch kids from the 80s?). Luckily, the best is a more common trait and is evident with the way people give to charity at this time of the year. [More]

Self Storage Industry Knows the Importance of a Name

by John Stevens December 6, 2012 6:39 PM
There are certain things that are vital when it comes to the success of a business venture—self storage or otherwise. For one, you have to have a product that people will want to have or use. Beyond that, you have to have a name that people will know and recognize. If potential customers do not know who you are they can’t frequent your establishment. [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 Gets Innovative Down Under

by Winnie Hsiu December 3, 2012 9:01 PM
For the self storage industry in the United State it is pretty hard for a facility to come up with something that is truly unique. There are simply too many facilities across the nation (right around 50,000); multiple other facilities are bound to have thought of it—whatever it is—as well. However, the same can’t be said for other countries. [More]
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