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A Good Word Can Go a Long Way in the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu December 5, 2013 9:26 PM
The World Wide Web and especially social media have made the age old concept of ‘word of mouth’ key to the success of many business ventures. A few good tweets and a shared Facebook post can go a long way towards a business doing well. It’s the best kind of free advertising around because people tend to trust the opinions of other people over paid advertisements. [More]

How Many Followers Does Your Self Storage Facility Have?

by Kim Kilpatrick October 9, 2013 12:05 AM
Social media is here to stay. It’s not only here to stay, but is growing by leaps and bounds every day. It wasn’t that long ago that it was just MySpace, and even less time since Facebook and Twitter took over. Now there is StumbleUpon, Tunblr, Pinterest, Blogger, Delicious, Digg, LiveJournal, Bebo—the list could go on and on. [More]

Self Storage Company Wants to Help Alleviate Some Aches and Pains

by Kim Kilpatrick August 20, 2013 10:16 PM
When it comes time to down size your living arrangements or move the self storage industry can be of great assistance in relieving a lot of the stress and pain that comes with having to do so by giving you access to some much needed space. While all self storage facilities can take care of the metaphorical pain of moving there are some that try to help with physical pain as well. [More]

Self Storage Company Want to Know if You Are Ready for Some Football

by John Stevens July 24, 2013 11:10 PM
It’s a happy time in the United States—the teams of the NFL have started to open up training camp. The Hall of Fame Game is right around the corner which means it will not be long before some familiar faces will be asking fans on Monday night if they are ready for some football. However, fans in Canada don’t have to wait and a self storage company wants to send them to a game. [More]

There is Nothing Like a Little Entertaining Self Storage Video

by Holly Robinson July 9, 2013 10:42 PM
Work is hard. If you are lucky it can be fun too, but typically it is called work for a reason—because it’s not fun. What some people fail to realize is that work doesn’t always have to be as hard as we make it. Now it can be difficult to make some things fun, but sometimes you just have to try a little bit harder. It may require a healthy amount of creativity—much like what some members of the self storage industry have used on YouTube! [More]

Nothing Like Free Space in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens June 25, 2013 8:20 PM
There have been a lot of ‘great’ movies throughout time like The Great Gatsby (1974), The Great Escape (1963), and the Great Mouse Detective (1986) to name a few. Okay, maybe not the mouse movie, but when you call something great expectations are raised and people expect to get a certain something. SelfStorage.com was aware of that when it dubbed its latest contest ‘The Great Storage Giveaway.’ [More]

Self Storage Company Wants You to Enjoy a Good Book and a Ball Game

by Holly Robinson May 24, 2013 5:28 PM
Whenever we are able to join two things together—you know, kill two birds with one stone—it is typically a good thing. It can never hurt to get two things done when you would normally get just one. The concept does take some coordination and effort, but all good things do, right? Ask members of the self storage industry and most will likely answer ’yes.’ [More]

Self Storage is Like a Box of Chocolates; You Never Know What You Are Going to Get

by John Stevens May 16, 2013 7:24 PM
When Forrest Gump uttered the phrase about life being like a box of chocolate little those words became engrained in the lexicon of pop culture forever. People will forever be comparing things of all sorts to a box of chocolate because they feel like they never know what they are going to get. However, there are few things where those words are as true as they are in the self storage industry. [More]

StorageMart Kicks Off a Skate Drive in Canada

by Winnie Hsiu May 16, 2013 1:11 PM
America has its baseball and football. England has ruby. Many countries have soccer. What does Canada have? Hockey! Team up a man with a vision about hockey for youth and a self storage company (and other national companies) and what do you get? A brand-spanking new charity: Skate to Great. [More]

StorageMart Donates Monies to the Muscular Dystrophy Association

by Tony Gonzalez May 15, 2013 4:48 PM
What if you knew that there was a disease that was the leading genetic cause of death in infants? What if you knew that a doctor felt that he was on the verge of a cure for the disease and that he could find it within two years? If you were like StorageMart, you would jump at the chance to raise monies to donate to the research for the cure [More]
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