Contributing Editors

As LinkedIn Explodes in Popularity, Self Storage Professionals Among Businesspeople That Can Develop Their Online Professional Presence

by John Stevens May 4, 2011 9:44 AM
When self storage operators and owners, along with other business professionals, think of having a social media presence, two powerhouses come to mind– Facebook and Twitter. But rising in the social media scene is a site that aims more at the professional crowd – LinkedIn. Where Facebook became the preeminent “social network” site, LinkedIn is becoming the preeminent “business network” site. Self storage and other businesses should take heed as LinkedIn begins its meteoric rise. Setting up a business profile on LinkedIn could mean a big business boost. [More]

Self Storage Community Discusses Power of Blogging

by John Stevens March 30, 2011 8:43 AM
We all realize the power of technology can help a business thrive. Having a website is the first step to creating a strong internet presence. But driving traffic to your site on a continual basis takes determination and dedication. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is essential for coming up high on the list when a customer searches for self storage. One way to do this is to create a blog for your website. [More]

Self Storage Company Earns Top Award From Entrepreneur Magazine for Franchising Success

by John Stevens December 17, 2010 8:36 AM
In the franchising business, it looks like moving and storage industries are growing strong, and
finding a place on Entrepreneur Magazine’s end-of-the-year Top 10 Franchising Trends for
2010. [More]

MiniCo Hands Out Top Awards and Announces Survey Winner

by John Stevens December 8, 2010 11:55 AM
MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, which publishes the leading trade magazine Mini-Storage Messenger, makes recognizing leaders in the storage industry a significant part of its undertakings. The company just released the winners of the 2010 Self Storage Facility of the Year awards, as well as announced the “2011 Self-Storage Almanac” survey drawing winner. [More]