Technology

Technology

Data Breach

State Laws Govern  As it currently stands, there is no specific federal law addressing a business's obligations when it...

The Bigger Picture

Unlocking Profits With Software If you only consider the software you use at self-storage business as a necessary expense for tracking...

The Digital Marketing Puzzle

Customer Experience As A Key Piece  Internet marketing is complex, but there’s no great mystery about it. Unlike...

A Tale Of Two Strategies

Self Versus Third-Party Management Storage Pros Management, LLC, a Farmington Hills, Mich.-based self-storage company, owned more than 605 stores...

The REIT Advantage: APIs In The Storage Industry

In the June issue of Mini-Storage Messenger, the article “APIs In The Storage Industry: Understanding The Controversy” covered the basics of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)...

Publisher's Picks

Legitimate Lien Sales: Special Units Need Special Auctions 

Unlike what you see in reality TV shows, most abandoned units stored at self-storage facilities are not...

Charity Storage Facility Manager Spotlight: Charles Ruiz Helps Security Public Storage Give Back

When a tenant moves out of a storage unit and has unwanted items, they often face the...

Do You Have A Silent Partner? Detecting Fraud In Self Storage

Why Is Employee Theft Common in Self Storage? Many self-storage owners, real estate developers,...

Pulse On Performance: Are Your Operational Goals On Track?

It’s a great time to be in the self-storage industry, isn’t it? It is also a great...

Pricing Pains: Construction Costs Cause Concern

Widespread market volatility from the COVID-19 pandemic’s ongoing supply chain disruptions, the Russia-Ukraine war, and inflation are...

Blog

Social Media Content Ideas for Self Storage Facilities

Increase Self Storage Facility Occupancy with Social Media Strategy   Social Media is one of the best ways to reach your...

Capital Expenses, What to Include in Your Plan and Budget

Demand for storage and profit potential is certainly a driving force behind the growth of the self storage industry,...

Janus Launches Revolutionary Smart Keypad for Self-Storage with Graphic Display

The All-New, Nokē® Screen by Janus boasts an all-in-one design, graphic display screen, and three modes of access TEMPLE, GA—(April...

Dealing with Dead Zones: Maximize Rentals Using Relocatable Units

WHAT IS A DEAD ZONE? Take a look around your self-storage facility and ask yourself: “How much unproductive land do I...

Feasibility Studies and Self-Storage Consultants Help New Owners Succeed

Entering a new industry opens up a lot of questions. In self-storage, some of the earliest  considerations revolve around...