Contributing Editors Sends Cookies to Service Men and Women

by Kim Kilpatrick January 29, 2014 6:55 PM
Selling cookies is one of the major fundraising activities for local Girl Scout troops. They have been selling cookies since 1917. There are now 28 varieties and today they sell about 200 million per year. [More]

Going the Extra Mile Makes a Difference in the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu October 23, 2013 11:18 PM
When it comes to doing a job—any job—there are certain ways you can go about doing it. You can fail at it and not get it done. You can finish the job and complete the task at hand or you can do much more than just finish it. You can knock it out of the park; go the extra mile; go above and beyond the call of duty. [More]

There's a New Online Self Storage Search Engine

by Tony Gonzalez August 7, 2013 6:55 PM
There’s a new kid in town. Someone new in an area where there isn’t much competition. That new kid is – an online search engine for people looking on the web to find storage units to rent. [More]

Self Storage Knows the Importance of Simplicity

by Holly Robinson May 16, 2013 12:29 AM
Coaches, bosses, supervisors, and all sorts of authority figures like to use a short, easy to remember phrase to ‘encourage’ their underlings to strive for success—keep it simple stupid. While it may not be the nicest way to go about motivating others there is something to be said for the basic message. [More]

Twenty-Five Percent Increase of Twitter Followers for

by Holly Robinson April 22, 2013 7:27 PM
Almost every time you turn around, there is something in the news about social media – and Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are some of the big daddies on the playing field.

Facebook was founded in 2004 with over 1 billion users as of October 2012. YouTube was founded in 2005 and roughly 60 hours of video is uploaded to the site every single minute. Twitter was created in 2006 and has over 500 million registered users as of 2012. Many companies use these sites in their marketing campaigns. [More] Now Features Info About Moving Trucks

by John Stevens March 18, 2013 4:47 PM
In the fast food industry, people are accustomed to food handlers asking if they want fries with their order or if they want to super-size their meal. There are lots of options when eating out at a fast food place.

The self storage industry is similar to the fast food industry. Self storage customers look at all of the options that a facility offers. Is it convenient? Does it have the right size of unit that is needed? What is the monthly price of the unit? Is there is a move-in special? Answers to these questions help them select the facility that works best for them. [More]

Two Strong Self Storage Entities Join Hands

by Winnie Hsiu July 10, 2012 6:58 AM
When two entities in parallel industries join together, both entities become stronger. Such is the case of a new partnership between and StorageMart. is an online business. It does not have any physical space that people can rent to store their things. StorageMart is a self storage business that has facilities where people can actually store personal belongings, RVs, boats, and cars. Both have customers that are looking for storage space yet the two businesses do not compete against each other. They support and assist each other instead. [More]