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There is Money to Be Had in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens February 7, 2013 9:41 PM
Why does everything have to cost money? Do you want to go to the movies? Be ready to spend $40-50 dollars if you get popcorn and something to drink—and that’s at a matinee! A tank of gas can run upwards of $75 for larger vehicles. Even the cheap steak at the grocery store is a little on the expensive side now. [More]

StorageMart Announces their "Pin to Win" $500 Sweepstakes

by Holly Robinson January 7, 2013 7:15 PM
Over this past year, StorageMart has used different social media to promote its business. It held contests on Facebook and also posted videos to YouTube. Now, it is using Pinterest, another type of social media, in their marketing efforts. They are holding a new giveaway sweepstakes promotional called Pin To Win: Organize It 2013. [More]

Self Storage Company Wants to Start Your New Year off Right—With Money

by Kim Kilpatrick January 3, 2013 9:15 PM
I want to lose weight. I want to get more organized. I want to start my own business. I want to own something that used to belong to Lindsay Lohan. These are all things that some folks may want to do in the New Year; common New Year’s resolutions. There is one thing that can make all of those goals easier to reach. One self storage company wants to help people by giving it to them (or at least one person)—money. [More]

StorageMart Announces the Winner of "Draw My Favorite Teacher" Contest

by Tony Gonzalez December 5, 2012 6:12 PM
Throughout the years, there have been many very close elections. For example, in 1876, Rutherford B. Hayes won the electoral vote for president of the United States over Samuel J. Tilden by one vote. In 1796, John Adams won by a mere 3 electoral votes.

Similar to these close races, StorageMart recently held a contest that was extremely close. The winner led by the narrow margin of just 2 votes. Ms. Gutman of Public School 172 in Brooklyn, New York, was voted the grand prize winner of StorageMart’s contest “Draw My Favorite Teacher.” [More]

StorageMart Announces Next Round of Scholarships to be Awarded

by Tony Gonzalez November 1, 2012 12:08 PM
Many colleges and universities across the United States have announced that their tuition will go up for the 2013-2014 school year. The Annual Survey of the Colleges by the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center indicated that yearly tuition for four-year universities increased $400 on average. Two-year colleges increased their tuition $172. [More]

StorageMart to Sponsor "Draw My Favorite Teacher" Contest

by Kim Kilpatrick October 12, 2012 7:22 PM
StorageMart supports many local charities such as the Ronald McDonald House, the Habitat for Humanity, and Women in Need Inc. They also award scholarships, assist with adoption and foster care programs, and reach out and help animal shelters. Today, they started a different type of activity that supports the community surrounding their Brooklyn self storage facility. They announced a contest that benefits public schools. [More]

StorageMart Supports Women in Need Inc. by Partnering with Charity Storage

by Holly Robinson October 8, 2012 6:11 PM
Today, StorageMart announced that it has joined with Charity Storage in an effort to support Women In Need Inc. (WIN). WIN serves the homeless women and children in New York City.

On Valentine’s Day in 1983, Women in Need (WIN) and the Church of St. Mary the Virgin in midtown Manhattan, opened their first emergency residence. Ten homeless women were admitted. What a sweet gift it was to these women. For almost 30 years, Women in Need has provided homeless women (and their children) with safe, clean housing and support for the women to develop skills to become self-reliant. [More]

Need a Self Storage Facility? Check Out YouTube!

by Winnie Hsiu September 19, 2012 4:27 PM
At one time advertising used to be strictly in print, on billboards, and on the radio. The advent of television opened up a whole new stream as companies started making commercials. Now we have mobile marketing plans where ads are placed in text messages, paint jobs on cars representing companies, and don’t forget about the internet. [More]

A Phone Call Away From Self Storage and Fighting Cancer

by Winnie Hsiu September 14, 2012 11:24 PM
In today’s world people are always trying to find a way to kill two birds with one stone; we want to get more things done quicker while doing less ourselves. Call it lazy, call it time management, or call it being more productive; the point is that we are less and less satisfied with single purpose activities. We want to do more with less, and we want to do it yesterday! [More]

StorageMart Announces Giveaway Winner

by Winnie Hsiu September 11, 2012 6:08 PM
Toe tappin’ music. Finger-lickin’, sauce-drizzling-down-your-chin scrumptious barbeque. A half-marathon and a 10K run. Vendors such as the Chocolate Factory, Creative Days Art Studio, Culligan, and Make Scents. What does this have to do with self storage? Everything – if you are the winner of a giveaway sponsored by StorageMart. The winner will enjoy all this – and more at the upcoming Roots n Blues n BBQ. [More]
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