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Self Storage Facility Looking to be Cutting Edge

by Holly Robinson August 26, 2013 9:55 PM
When you think architectural beauty you usually think of things like the Empire State Building, the Sears Tower, or that huge mansion you saw on television that some celebrity lives in. You don’t usually think of the self storage industry. However, should a company in Tennessee follow through with its plans that could all change. [More]

The SSA Announces Its Agenda for Their Fall Conference & Tradeshow

by Holly Robinson August 26, 2013 8:21 PM
Need a motivational ‘shot in the arm?’ Feel like you need to revitalize your self storage business? Are you new to the industry? Want to learn from the best in the business? Then, make sure that you put the Self Storage Association’s Fall Conference & Trade Show on your calendar! [More]

Self Storage Site Wants to Help By Doing More than Just Raise Money

by Holly Robinson August 21, 2013 10:52 PM
When companies get involved in charitable activities it is hard for it to be a bad thing without criminal activity involved. Non-for-profit organizations offer a service that people need, but without help from people or businesses they would often have a hard time getting things done. That is why many will make donations or hold events geared towards making money, but that is not always what is needed. [More]

Storage Reality Shows Impacts the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson August 19, 2013 8:27 PM
Real life influences novels, poetry, video games, movies, and TV shows. Sometimes, there is an unusual twist in life and these things influence real life. For instance, take reality TV shows about the self storage industry. [More]

Chain Lake Storage in Monroe, WA, Holds Grand Re-Opening

by Holly Robinson August 14, 2013 4:56 PM
Fire. Nobody likes a fire. Especially a business owner. Chain Lake Storage in Monroe, Washington, knows because a fire broke out at their storage facility last November and caused extensive damage to their facility [More]

4 Benefits for Using Online Forms in Your Self Storage Business

by Holly Robinson August 9, 2013 3:48 PM
If someone asked you to name some of the top ways you could connect with customers and potential customers online, you would probably mention Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and possibly Instagram, I seriously doubt that you would include web forms. [More]

Want a Little Help Getting in to the Self Storage Industry?

by Holly Robinson August 5, 2013 9:43 PM
Trying something new can be fun. Sometimes you never know how much you may enjoy something until you give it a try, and the good thing is if you don’t like it than you just don’t do it again. However, as nice as the idea sounds it doesn’t work for everything. If you ‘try’ something and fail in business it can cost a fortune. [More]

Soccer and Self Storage Goes in Hand in Hand in the UK

by Holly Robinson August 3, 2013 12:46 AM
There are some things that are meant to go together and there are some things that are not. Chocolate chip cookies and milk, steak and potatoes, Bert and Ernie, movies and popcorn—all clearly belong together. What about self storage and soccer? In the UK the answer would be a resounding yes! [More]

Secure Self Storage Fixes Up Their Ithaca Facility

by Holly Robinson July 31, 2013 8:31 PM
Remember the zany comedienne Phyllis Diller? Long skinny nose and rather homely? Homely that is until she underwent 15 facelifts and different procedures to change her looks.

At the time, actors and actresses were very hush hush about having a face lift. But not Phyllis. Many of the jokes in her comedy routine focused first around her looks and then her plastic surgeries. She was even known for going to parties with stitches in her face and a pair of glasses taped to her forehead so they wouldn’t put weight on her fragile new nose. [More]

Latin American Self Storage Industry Takes a Big Step Forward in Brazil

by Holly Robinson July 29, 2013 10:26 PM
Every business—self storage or otherwise-- has to start somewhere; usually at the bottom. Once someone becomes the first than others typically follow suit effectively laying the groundwork for serious expansion. When said groundwork is laid the next step is proving the ability to step up to the next level is there. [More]
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