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Self Storage Just Wants to Make Life Easier For Everybody

by John Stevens June 11, 2014 11:46 PM
How many times have you wished you had a third hand so that it would be a lot easier to do something? Or another half hour to complete a task or an extra drawer to store things or ear plugs because of a really loud neighbor? Every day we look around and see a thousand things that would make life easier—which is exactly what the self storage industry is intended to do. [More]

It’s Not Just Who You Know But Who You Partner With in the Self Storage Industry

by Kim Kilpatrick April 3, 2014 11:39 PM
Anyone that has ever not gotten a job he or she interviewed for has heard the saying—it’s not what you know, but who you know. It’s meant to be consoling; a way of saying the other person wasn’t as worthy, but got the job because he/she knows someone. While is often true on a personal level, when it comes to businesses like the self storage industry it’s more about partnerships. [More]

Celebrity Treasure to be Found in Self Storage Unit Purchased at Auction

by Holly Robinson February 14, 2013 9:39 PM
America loves the needle in a haystack. The country loves the possibility of finding valuable treasure where only junk is thought to exist. There is one thing that is more highly sought after by amateur treasure hunters everywhere—celebrity treasure found in celebrity junk. [More]

New Venture Combines Two of Self Storage’s Most Well Known Attributes

by Tony Gonzalez March 2, 2012 5:07 PM
Whenever budding entrepreneurs and inventors try to come up with the next great ‘thing’ they often look to existing ideas for inspiration, something that they believe they can make even better. Often times this train of thought fails, but on occasion the marriage of two good ideas has been known to result in something that is absolutely brilliant. [More]

One Man’s (Stored) Junk is another Man’s (Storage) Treasure

by John Stevens June 16, 2011 5:36 PM
One thing about the American spirit that other countries either love or hate is its ability to find something glittering when there is no gold. For example, take the current economic times. As some people have been forced to downsize their living arrangements or move in order to find work or because they can’t find it, an industry (self storage) has experienced growth. [More]