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Self Storage Industry Continues to Expand Overseas and Online

by John Stevens January 7, 2014 6:30 PM
People like space. They like their personal space, living space, parking space—if it involves giving them more room some way some how they like it. It’s no wonder. When it comes down to it we want to be able to enjoy what we have, feel its safe wherever we have it, and be able to stretch out when we want to—all perfect reasons to rent a self storage unit! [More]

The World Wide Web of Self Storage

by John Stevens May 31, 2012 9:04 PM
Whenever you visit your parents or grandparents house do you see them go to the cabinet and pull out this large, unattractive, cumbersome book whenever they want to find a phone number or address for something? Do you find yourself wondering what that thing is? [More]

Self Storage, the World Wide Web, and You

by Kim Kilpatrick June 15, 2011 9:17 PM
Senior citizens can recall a day when computers were considered new-fangled thing-a-ma-bobs. The 30 to 40-something generation can recall a day when computers were mostly for games. Ask the youth of today and they likely could not imagine a world without computers. To be even more specific, they could probably not imagine a world without the internet. [More]

If you Build it, they will Store (Self Store, that is)

by John Stevens April 5, 2011 12:37 PM
“If you build it, they will come” is a mantra that became famous in a baseball movie, but is something that every small business owner is dying to believe. Rather than wait and see, they typically find some way to advertise whether it is in the community with flyers and/ or a billboard, city-wide with a radio ad, and/or regional to national with a television commercial. [More]