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Have Website Will Travel in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens October 2, 2013 11:43 PM
In the Old West—at least the one portrayed in movies—having a gun certainly could make it much easier to travel. It is not unusual for certain things to have a significant impact on the success or failure of something else. For example, you likely not find too many writers that will not have a computer to type their articles or stories on. [More]

Self Storage Companies Continue to Show Support for Local Sports Teams

by John Stevens October 1, 2013 11:27 PM
When you play for a local sports team there is one thing that can cause the downfall of the club faster than anything else. It’s not a lack of players; you can always do more recruiting. It’s not losing; there is always next week and many folks don’t play solely in order to win. No, but if they can’t pay for the game they can’t play, and if you can’t play there is nothing to recruit for and no reason to hang out. [More]

Nothing Like Kick-Starting a Good Self Storage Story

by John Stevens September 27, 2013 10:51 PM
At one time the self storage industry was good for one thing—storing whatever tenants needed to store. In recent years that purpose has expanded. Now the self storage industry has become one of the most reliable investments on the market. It has spawned a number of reality television shows and has even played a major role in a movie—that was aptly named Self Storage. [More]

Surfing Self Storage Company Riding the Waves to Help Fight Cancer

by John Stevens September 20, 2013 11:57 PM
Giving to a good cause is something that we all like to do, but sometimes it is hard to actually do. Maybe we don’t have the money to spare or any goods that we can donate. Many charities are more than happy to have people donate their time instead. That can be hard as well with the way most people keep busy schedules these days. [More]

Self Storage Expo in Brazil Starting to Take Shape

by John Stevens September 19, 2013 9:57 PM
The self storage industry has been going strong in the United States for many years now. With the industry comprised of over 50,000 facilities now it is definitely doing well. In other countries it is a different picture as the people are still learning the joy and pleasure that a self storage unit can bring. As they do there will likely be more events like the upcoming Self Storage Expo in Brazil. [More]

Atlanta Soon to Have Coolest, Hippest Self Storage Facility in Existene

by John Stevens September 17, 2013 11:35 PM
When most people thing of self storage facilities the y think of one of two things. Thanks to cable television they imagine line auctions, but they also imagine just about every scene in television shows and movies where the cops found something in a unit or the bad guys hid all sorts of illegal things. What they don’t do is thing about hanging out. [More]

Man Buys Self Storage Unit Full of Dikembe Mutombo Related Memorabilia

by John Stevens September 11, 2013 10:58 PM
Everyone wants to find a needle in a haystack. Not literally of course. No, what everyone wants to find is the million dollar idea, the sure-fire money making invention, or the hidden treasure. It’s all about getting rich quick which is something that some people have had luck doing when they buy self storage units at a lien auction. [More]

Attention to Detail Pays Off in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens September 10, 2013 11:32 PM
Have you ever felt like a certain company that provides a service for you or the community is slacking off? Do you feel like they are not really worried about doing the best job possible for you since there is nowhere else for you to go? That is not a problem that you’ll likely find in the self storage industry though. [More]

You Can’t Ever Provide Too Much Information in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens September 5, 2013 10:14 PM
If you love to watch spy films and television shows than you are well aware of the importance that information can play. While getting the right information into the right hands can stave off international incidents providing too much information can do just as much damage. In the reference to the self storage industry though, that could not be farther from the truth. [More]

Self Storage Company Proves to be Rock Steady and Dependable

by John Stevens September 3, 2013 9:53 PM
There are certain characteristics that both people and businesses—self storage and otherwise—like to have. You may not hear a business say it wants to be funny, but that is often considered a desirable trait in people. Businesses like to be busy; people—not so much. While there are several, one characteristic that people and businesses want to be known for is their dependability. [More]
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