May 20, 2013 7:15 PM
The boxes are free. Pickup is free. Instead of having a storage unit that is only half full, customers only pay for that space that is needed. That in a nutshell describes Boxbee – a simple urban storage solution. [More]
May 15, 2013 4:48 PM
What if you knew that there was a disease that was the leading genetic cause of death in infants? What if you knew that a doctor felt that he was on the verge of a cure for the disease and that he could find it within two years? If you were like StorageMart, you would jump at the chance to raise monies to donate to the research for the cure [More]
May 10, 2013 6:35 PM
During the summer months, many cities across the United States hold celebrations for the founding of their city. Next week, Poulsbo, Washington, will hold their 45th Annual Viking Fest on May 17-19, 2013, to celebrate the spirit of their Scandinavian founders.
Many self storage owners and operators like to participate and support city activities such as the Viking Fest. And, Pro-Guard Self Storage is one of those businesses that supports the Viking Fest. [More]
May 8, 2013 9:00 PM
It’s that time of year for college students. Research papers are due. Projects need to be completed. Finals have to be taken. Dorm rooms need to be cleaned and personal items need to stored away for the summer. [More]
May 3, 2013 9:37 PM
If there is one thing that every consumer likes to see whether the product is a self storage unit or something else it is the word ‘discount.’ People do not like to pay full price. They want it lower, and will often predicate their entire shopping decision on that one concept barring a drastic difference in quality— the cheaper option. [More]
May 2, 2013 9:01 PM
When we are kids we love our birthdays. It’s a great excuse for our parents to pamper us, we can get away with anything, the day is all about us, not to mention the cake and presents! Our opinions sometimes change when we get older, but when it comes to ‘birthdays’ in the self storage industry the older the birthday the bigger reason to celebrate. [More]
April 29, 2013 7:07 PM
Springtime is a good time to take a critical look at the landscaping around your self storage facility. Facilities without any landscaping look bleak and unwelcoming. Good landscaping adds greatly to the curb appeal for your business. Potential customers are more willing to rent units from a business that is well-landscaped than from one that isn’t.
So, if you are re-doing your landscaping or if you are building a new facility, here is a list of shrubs to consider planting. [More]
April 24, 2013 7:27 PM
Everyone likes to be recognized for doing something well; and even more so when they are considered the best at what they do. The feeling of success that comes with the accolades helps make all the hard work worthwhile. When it comes to the self storage industry (and other businesses) accolades are more than just a pat on the back. [More]
April 16, 2013 9:26 PM
Mother Nature is a tricky, uncontrollable mistress. She is powerful beyond imagination; capable of creating havoc and destruction on many different levels and in many different ways. However, as destructive as she can be Mother Nature can be tamed and in many cases neutralized. [More]
April 12, 2013 5:46 PM
Collegiate Storage and Rental, based in New York City, recently launched their Ambassador Program. This program offers college students an opportunity to get real world experience in business, earn money at the same time, and go to school.
Metro New York City has twenty-three colleges, universities, and schools of higher learning. That means there are lots of college students – students that need storage at the end of the school year or help moving their belongings back home. [More]