The first half of 2020 has been a tumultuous period to say the least, with the worldrocked by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Flights have been cancelled, holiday plans disrupted, and undoubtedly your business has been disrupted...
Everything is moving online these days. Here’s why you and your self-storage business should too.
Consistent rental rate increases are a necessary and vital part of running a successful self-storage business. Therefore, how do you make the price change as smooth as possible for both your business and your tenants?
The more you can measure your performance over time, the more you will be able to spot trends, troubleshoot issues, and allow your business to grow. So, what are the metrics you should be tracking to ensure your self-storage business is successful?
With Facebook becoming an increasingly effective platform for marketing, learn how you can make the most out of Facebook ads to grow your self-storage business.
Offering moving truck rentals as part of your self-storage business could be just the service to take your business to the next level. Let’s explore some of the major considerations behind offering moving truck rentals.
Business might be on the rise again, but it can always be better. Here are some options for other profit centres in self-storage.
A solid feasibility study for your self-storage business is invaluable. Find out why your business needs one, and the necessary steps to carry one out.
Email marketing is still one of the most effective online marketing tools available. So, how can you build an effective email campaign for your self-storage operations?
The 4 Ds of self-storage combine to be the most stable and reliable customer markets for self-storage businesses. In this article we outline and dissect what they are.
Businesses and stores are reopening. Here’s how your facility can reopen safely.
Coronavirus has affected how storage companies handle account delinquency. We break down how to handle it for the benefit of both sides.
Automation is becoming the norm in many industries, and the self-storage industry is one of them. If you’re teetering on the line between some automation and full automation, keep reading to learn more about why full automation for self-storage businesses is going to be a necessity in the near future.
We are all headed towards a post-COVID new normal, so let’s see what that means for the self-storage industry.
Fire safety is a vital consideration when building any sort of structure, however the nature of the self-storage business calls for more urgent attention to fire prevention and safety measures. In this post we’ll look at the most important fire safety measures to have at your own self-storage facility.
Self-storage was introduced to Asian markets in the early 2000s, and while initial market receptiveness was slow, residents are now warming up to the idea of self-storage as a natural extension of living or working spaces.This article will explore the main drivers behind why Asia is primed to catch up to the US when it comes to self-storage.
The self-storage industry is facing unique challenges given that employees have to come into regular contact with tenants, their belongings, and potential guests who may arrive to help them. So, what procedures do businesses need to have in place to stay running through the pandemic?
Recent years have shown a sharp increase in the number of self-storage companies, meaning that if you want your business to get noticed, not only does your service have to be great, but you need effective ways to get the word out about your company.
Take a look at our 7 expert tips on converting leads into renters.
If you’re new to the self-storage industry, or are looking to set-up your own facility, take a look at our expert tips.
With consumers becoming more aware of their environmental impacts, it is undeniable that creating a facility with an emphasis on sustainability and environmentally friendly features is attractive to potential customers.
Selling and marketing is essential for running a successful storage business. Here we break down 5 important steps to attracting and converting new leads and keeping them as long-term customers.
A major advancement in recent years has been the introduction of climate controlled storage units. Learn about what climate controlled storage is, why it’s beneficial, and whether you should consider installing it.
Technology is playing an increasingly important role in the evolution of all types of industries. As a storage company, what can we learn from this e-commerce experience in order to add value to the services we offer our consumers?