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Self Storage Auctions Continue to Grow in Popularity

by Tony Gonzalez November 13, 2012 7:50 PM
If there is one thing among the many that Americans like it is the possibility of getting rich quick. We all like to find the diamond in the rough, the needle in the haystack, the lottery ticket, our very own Snuggy-like invention; you get the idea, right? One of the latest ways in which some people have found their Golden Ticket comes courtesy of the self storage industry. [More]

Sometimes Two Heads are Better than One in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson November 9, 2012 7:32 PM
In many respects it is nice to have a helping hand when involved in a task. Not having to shoulder the load alone can make doing whatever it is less stressful and likely increase the chances of success. However, sometimes a task can be too big for a lone individual or group to take on by themselves making it smart to team up with another in order to not just get a task done but get it done well. [More]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez November 8, 2012 8:16 PM
Oh the weather outside has been frightful for many, especially on the East Coast lately. While many probably didn’t want it to happen there are some who have had no choice but to let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. [More]

Self Storage Industry Comes through when it is Needed Most

by Holly Robinson November 7, 2012 8:37 PM
It would be nice if nothing bad every happened, but the reality of living in today’s world is that bad things do happen. Many of them are under our control and in the right circumstances can be avoided and/or mitigated. However, there are often many bad things that we can’t control. When those acts of God like Hurricane Sandy strike the damage that is often left in its wake can be devastating leaving many people in need of a little help in some way, shape, or form. [More]

The Softer Cinematic Side of Self Storage

by Winnie Hsiu November 5, 2012 9:01 PM
There are certain people that Hollywood loves to use over and over again like Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Buscemi, and aging action heroes. There are certain things that it likes to use time and time again as well. One of the most common tools in movies and television shows has been the self storage unit. More often than not they are the site of something scary or criminal, but that has not always been the case. [More]

Self Storage Industry Continues to Prove its Reliability in More Ways than One

by Holly Robinson November 2, 2012 7:36 PM
There are many attributes that people find attractive in other people as well as businesses—self storage and otherwise. While there are many that are desired in people and businesses, there is one that is likely to make the top three list for both—reliability. [More]

Self Storage Company Wants to Help You Play Santa

by John Stevens November 1, 2012 7:57 PM
Across the country it is beginning to feel a lot more like Christmas even though it doesn’t quite look like it yet (thank goodness). As the weather continues to get cooler the snow will follow in many areas of the country and it will look like Christmas as well. That of course means that people will be engaging in a time-honored holiday tradition—shopping. [More]

Self Storage Company Literally Stretches from One End of the Country to the Other

by Winnie Hsiu October 31, 2012 8:38 PM
A goal for many companies is to be able to expand someday. Being able to do so is a testament to the hard work and the quality of the product that has been turned out so far. When you are able to continue to expand to more and more places; getting further and further from the home office you know you are doing something right. [More]

Self Storage Industry Likely to See Boosts After Hurricance Sandy Passes

by Kim Kilpatrick October 30, 2012 7:32 PM
Hurricane Sandy has managed to do something that had appeared to be impossible—it made the vast majority of the City that Never Sleeps appear to do just that. With the news of the hurricane baring down on the East Coast most people that were going to be hit by it—not just those in New York City—did the smart thing and sought shelter. [More]

Marketing Your Self Storage Facility Dull? Go to a Party!

by John Stevens October 29, 2012 8:54 PM
Deciding to go into business is hard. Getting it started is no piece of cake either. However, what is likely the hardest task of all when it comes to getting a business going and keeping it successful is marketing. After all, if people do not know that your facility exists than they cannot store their personal treasures there, right? [More]
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