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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]

Self Storage Facilities Court College Students Leaving Campus for Summer

by John Stevens May 11, 2011 7:27 AM
College students are the best customers for many self storage businesses this time of year. What other large demographic lives for nine months out of the year in one place and three months in another? They are consistent self storage customers and self storage businesses are working in high gear to attract their attention as semesters wrap up for the summer. [More]

What to do When Your Self Storage Company Needs New/More Customers

by Holly Robinson February 24, 2011 2:36 PM
There comes a time in every business effort where you will find that you are in dire need of new customers. For the self storage industry that could mean that you recently had a number of customers move out for whatever reason or maybe you were able to add on to your current structure and are now having trouble filling your new units. [More]

Want to Advertise/Promote Your Self Storage Facility for Free?

by Tony Gonzalez February 23, 2011 3:16 PM
There is one thing that every business man cringes when he/she spends money on it and that is advertising. It is the one thing that every business must spend money on, but the question is always how much and what on. What is going to drive customers to your business quicker and faster helping you make money sooner rather than later? [More]
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