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Two Self Storage Online Auction Companies Merge

by Kim Kilpatrick February 10, 2014 8:40 PM
The saying “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts” is often attributed to the Greek philosopher Aristotle. So, that saying has been around for a long time and is applicable to many situations. This is certainly true in the recent merger of StorageBattles.com and StorageTreasures.com. [More]

Want Some Help Getting Into Self Storage Auctions?

by Kim Kilpatrick September 16, 2013 10:08 PM
When you hear about some of the incredible—and valuable—finds that the people on shows like Storage Wars have had you have to wonder if you can do it too. Why not, right? Well—because it may not be as easy as it looks, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t. You just might need a little help to get started. [More]

Self Storage Auctions Aplenty in San Diego This Week

by Kim Kilpatrick August 5, 2013 7:24 PM
There are lots of things to do in San Diego. You can go to one of the beaches, visit Seaport Village, stroll through the historic Gaslamp Quarter, fly a kite in Mission Bay Park, enjoy Old Town, go to SeaWorld, or visit the zoo. There is always something to see or do for everyone.

This week there is also something else quite unusual going on. There will be self storage auctions galore around the city for those interested in those auctions. [More]

More and More of the Self Storage Industry is Going Online

by Holly Robinson November 30, 2012 8:46 PM
Does anyone actually use the Yellow Pages anymore or call a movie theater to see what’s playing? How about searching for government information or public services? Does anyone really let their fingers do the walking for them anymore? Or do they just log on and see what they can find on the World Wide Web? [More]

Self Storage Site Capitalizes on Exposure to Reach Major Milestone

by Kim Kilpatrick November 29, 2012 8:40 PM
One of the hardest parts about succeeding in business is in getting the name of your business out there. The greatest business model with the most fantastic product will not make a nickel if no one knows it exists. While advertising can help accomplish that task sometimes it is other methods of exposure that can end up making the difference. [More]

Georgia Couple Goes Home with a Real Treasure from Self Storage Auction

by John Stevens September 24, 2012 8:50 PM
Consider this your warning; you may want to grab a tissue, handkerchief, or something before your read this story. It’s a heartwarming one that speaks well for the people that you can meet in and around the self storage industry, but it will make you tear up still all the same. [More]

Want to Learn how to Make Money at Self Storage Auctions from the Pros?

by John Stevens September 12, 2012 6:25 PM
Who doesn’t want to strike it rich? Is there a person anywhere that hasn’t day dreamed at least once about finding the figurative financial needle in a haystack that would put an end to or at least alleviate all financial worries? The good people at StorageTreasures.com would like to help you learn how to do just that. [More]

Self Storage Related Website Opens Up to a New Audience

by John Stevens August 7, 2012 7:04 PM
Self storage auctions are an unfortunate part of doing business in the self storage industry, but an important one nonetheless. Recent years have seen the popularity of them grow exponentially as the economy has turned more and more people to the self storage industry. Auctions have become so popular that whole businesses and even television shows have been based on them. [More]

Need Information on Self Storage Auctions?

by Winnie Hsiu February 24, 2012 4:02 PM
Auctions have been a part of the self storage industry probably since the industry originated back in the 1960s; as long as there has been rent to pay there has been someone who has not been able to pay their bill. In recent years as the industry has grown, so has the number of units that have been put up for auction. [More]

StorageTreasures.com to Give Away Rock n’ Roll History

by John Stevens January 17, 2012 10:41 AM
Is there a person in the world that does not know who the King of Rock n’ Roll is? Sing a few lines to ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ or ‘Blue-Suede Shoes’ while walking through the grocery store and you are bound to hear at least one other person join in. There is just something about the music of Elvis Aaron Presley that has managed to transcend time. [More]
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