Category Archives: Self-Storage News

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New Real Estate Marketing Tool Launched from USstoragesearch.com

By Mike Jones, VP of Operations, USstoragesearch.com After two years of hard work, planning, and development, USstoragesearch.com launched a new product today that helps to help current and new clients meet their online needs. The new three-tiered product line offers dynamic real estate marketing tool for self storage owners, operators, and managers....
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Successful Storage Auction Yields Donations for Charities

By Laura Gee, Content and Social Media Manager, USstoragesearch.com So much attention has been aimed at storage unit auctions since A&E's Storage Wars franchise first hit the market. Even though auctions had been around for a while, a whole new crop of people were exposed to these exciting events and popularity, and curiosity, about auctions skyrocketed....
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Texas Self Storage Association Donates to Shriners Children’s Hospital

By Aaron MackelUSstoragesearch.com Recently, the Texas Self Storage Association (TSSA) donated $70,000 to the Shriners Children's Hospital in Galveston. Raising money for charity has shown to be something this organization has done well. Over the years, TSSA Fundraiser Committee Co-Chairs Doug Hunt and David Hunt have worked to raise funds and...
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2013 Self Storage Asia Expo Reflects Growth of Market

By Aaron MackelUSstoragesearch.com Hong Kong is hosting the first Asian storage industry expo in March of this year. The 2013 Self Storage Asia Expo is indicative of the growing Asian self storage industry and the expansion of the storage industry world wide. Asia's growing storage industry makes Hong Kong a good...
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Value-Added Tax To Change U.K. Self-Storage

By: Mitch LaursenUSstoragesearch.com On October 1, 2012, the British government imposed a value-added tax (VAT) of 20 percent for all United Kingdom self-storage operators to charge their rental customers. The new tax is expected to generate more than $56 million by 2015, according to an InsideSelfStorage.com article (“ Read more

Shaded Outdoor Storage Using Solar Panels

By: Mitch Laursen, USstoragesearch.com It’s one thing to provide shade for your customers’ outdoor self-storage parking, but for the Oakley Executive RV & Boat Storage, shaded parking structures are to be used in a whole new technology-adapted way. On November 7, Read more

Gates, Fences Provide Protection for Self Storage Facilities

[caption id="attachment_954" align="alignright" width="420"] A chain-link fence with a barbed wire top is a typical combination facilities use for protection.[/caption] By Mitch Laursen, USstoragesearch.com On the morning of September 17, a man wasRead more

#Vocus Webinar Highlights – 7 Secrets of Media Relations Stars by @MichaelSmartPR

We just finished listening to a webinar put on by Vocus about how to work with your media contacts in the ever changing PR world.  Michael Smart of Michael Smart PR gave some great insights that you can use to help get the news out about your business.  The following are some highlights from the...
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The Importance of Regular Updates in Online Marketing – Top Performers

It is our goal to keep our website updated with the most current information from all of our members.  We frequently send reminders for members to update descriptions, amenities, pricing, pictures and more.  The results are in and some of our members have made this a regular part of their weekly routine.  Congratulations to the...
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