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What if the Nation Needed Self Storage for its Super Bowl Snacks?

by Winnie Hsiu February 1, 2013 9:17 PM
There are certain weekends that men just love like the 4th of July, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, their birthdays and of course Super Bowl weekend. Why? Because they are all days in which we are expected to eat to our hearts content without a worry about the calories, fat content, or carbohydrates. [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]

Self Storage Industry Is All About Being User-Friendly

by Tony Gonzalez January 21, 2013 9:11 PM
How many times when you were growing up did you get a present that was supposed to be kid-friendly and age appropriate, but you had a hard time figuring out how to use it? Parents, how often have you bought a toy for your child (again, age appropriate) only to find that you had a hard time comprehending the instructions yourself? [More]

Self Storage Industry Knows How to Make the Most of What it Has

by Winnie Hsiu January 16, 2013 10:14 PM
Remember the scene in Apollo 13 when the engineers are told to figure out how to make something that the guys in the space shuttle desperately needed to live, but with some random stuff that appeared to be useless? And how they figured how to devise a contraption that was vital to getting the astronauts back home? [More]

"Storage 24" Now Coming to U.S. Theaters!

by Tony Gonzalez January 14, 2013 8:57 PM
The self storage industry has long been a player on the silver screen and on television. From small roles to larger roles, self storage units and entire facilities have been in a number of hit television shows as well as major motion pictures. There have even been a few where the majority of the film was located within the gates of a self storage facility! [More]

Self Storage Company Helps “Round Up” Donations for Cancer Research

by Kim Kilpatrick January 11, 2013 9:15 PM
Sometimes problems can be so tough to overcome and so large that the idea of overcoming them can be viewed as nearly impossible. As a result, many people will not even bother to try thinking that their best efforts are barely going to make a difference. What they fail to realize is that is the one way to insure that the problem/issue at hand ends up unresolved in the end. [More]

Have Website Will Travel in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez January 9, 2013 8:42 PM
Jerry Maguire said that we live in a cynical world, but in reality it is a digital one. Just about everything these days operates with electronics or has a presence on the World Wide Web. In fact, if you are looking for something—information, movies times, a self storage facility, etc.—it can be found on the internet. The only trick is figuring out how to find it. [More]

How the Self Storage Industry Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

by John Stevens December 31, 2012 7:02 PM
Come midnight people all over the country will break out into a semi-spontaneous rendition of a song that most people don’t know the words to (Auld Lang Syne; a New Year’s Eve tradition for years and years). As their celebration dies down and the new day and year begins many will be ready to take part in another time honored tradition—making a New Year’s Resolution. [More]

Self Storage Industry Could Soon See Largest Auction to Date Courtesy of Lindsay Lohan

by Kim Kilpatrick December 13, 2012 9:10 PM
When the idea was first formulated to do a reality show based off of self storage auctions producers could not have imagined how quickly the show (and self storage auctions) has become a part of American pop culture. Thanks to the possibility of one particular unit being auctioned off self storage auctions are going to be much more than just a part of pop culture. [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]
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