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Self-Storage with Style: New Facilities Opt for Sleek, Sexy Design
Posted Fri, 2/27/2015
Author Stephen Hollowell
  As the industry of self-storage continues to prosper, so does the competition within the market. With increasingly more real estate investors and entrepreneurs entering into the business of self-storage, it is important to think about what can set yo
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The History (and Future) of Self-Storage
Posted Thu, 2/26/2015
Author Stephen Hollowell
  With the booming industry that self-storage has become today, it is hard to imagine a world without it. But self-storage is a fairly new industry, with the first facilities built as recently as fifty years ago.
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4 Ways to Kickstart Your Self-Storage Facility's Social Media Strategy
Posted Tue, 2/24/2015
Author G5
  Today, more than 70 percent of U.S. adults logging onto the Internet use social media. Popular social and review platforms like Google+, Facebook, Twitter and Yelp provide instant access to current and prospective customers as well as businesses.
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Link www.insideselfstorage.com/articles/2015/02/4-ways-to-kickstart-your-selfstorage-facility-s-social-media-strategy.aspx
 
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The Inaugural SBOA magazine
Posted Mon, 2/23/2015
  Thousands of members have already started to receive their mailed copies of our inaugural SBOA magazine full of informational content. Check out the digital copy.
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Mobile Marketing for Self-Storage: Tactics for Promoting Your Responsive Website and Converting User
Posted Thu, 2/19/2015
Author Dave Wolf
  More than half of local online searches originate from a mobile device. Nearly 80% of these searches are from local consumers looking for a business from which to make an offline purchase. Of these users, 15% make purchases using their mobile device.
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Link www.insideselfstorage.com/articles/2015/02/mobile-marketing-for-selfstorage-tactics-for-promoting-your-responsive-website.aspx
 
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The Best Self-Storage Website: Features to Enhance Your Site and Attract More Customers
Posted Tue, 2/17/2015
Author Nick Bilava
  Marketing is on the minds of most self-storage operators these days, and by this point, nearly everyone has the ability to acquire new tenants through online methods.
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Link www.insideselfstorage.com/articles/2015/02/the-best-selfstorage-website-features-to-enhance-your-site-and-attract-more-customers.aspx
 
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Michael Mele Named Top Broker of Marcus & Millichap National Self-Storage Group
Posted Tue, 2/17/2015
  Michael Mele, a senior vice president of investments in the Tampa, Fla., office of commercial-property investment firm Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services Inc., was named the 2014 top broker for the company's National Self-Storage Grou
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Link www.insideselfstorage.com/news/2015/02/michael-mele-named-top-broker-of-marcusmillichap-national-self-storage-group.aspx
 
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Uncle Bob's Self Storage Expands in New England with $120M Acquisition
Posted Fri, 2/13/2015
Author Stephen Hollowell
  Growing Uncle Bob's Portfolio
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Self-Storage Going Solar: Save the World (And Save Some Money…)
Posted Fri, 2/13/2015
Author Stephen Hollowell
  Solar Makes Sense for Self-Storage
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Why in the World Would You Hire a Self-Storage Broker? Pros and Cons of Using a Real Estate Professi
Posted Thu, 2/12/2015
Author Ben Vestal
  In 2014, more than $1 billion in self-storage properties were sold. More than 90 percent of those sold were handled by a broker.
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Link www.insideselfstorage.com/articles/2015/01/why-in-the-world-would-you-hire-a-selfstorage-broker-pros-and-cons-of-using.aspx
 
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List Self Storage Launches Listing Service Website for Self Storage Properties For Sale
Posted Wed, 2/11/2015
  List Self Storage (LSS) announces its launch! LSS is the preeminent address for self storage professionals to list and identify self storage facilities for sale.
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Link www.prweb.com/releases/2015/02/prweb12505015.htm
 
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Self-Storage Feasibility: Site, Investment and Market Considerations for New Projects
Posted Tue, 2/10/2015
Author Benjamin Burkhart
  The best feasibility studies start emphatically with one word: Stop!
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Link www.insideselfstorage.com/articles/2015/02/selfstorage-feasibility-site-investment-and-market-considerations-for-new-projects.aspx
 
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Red Nova Introduces storEDGE Brand for Self-Storage Platform
Posted Fri, 2/6/2015
  Red Nova Labs Inc., a provider of marketing, mobile and Web technology to the self-storage industry, has introduced storEDGE, a new brand name for its family of management and marketing solutions.
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Link www.insideselfstorage.com/news/2015/02/red-nova-introduces-storedge-brand-for-selfstorage-platform.aspx
 
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EMV Technology and Self-Storage: Preventing Credit Card Breaches and Safeguarding Tenant Data
Posted Fri, 2/6/2015
Author SBOA Merchant Services
  A credit card breach can be devastating to cardholders and the business responsible. How can you protect your operation? The credit card industry is rolling out new technology this year.
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Link www.insideselfstorage.com/articles/2015/02/emv-technology-and-selfstorage-preventing-credit-card-breaches-and-safeguarding-tenant-data.aspx
 
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If the Slipper Fits... Finding Your Perfect Self-Storage Loan
Posted Thu, 2/5/2015
Author Devin Huber
  Self-storage owners are feeling pretty confident and falling in love with the Federal Reserve, as it continues to keep interest rates at historic lows. But at some point, it's back to reality.
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Link www.thebscgroup.com/IftheslipperfitsJune2014.htm
 
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Your Competitor Just Reduced Your Property's Value!
Posted Wed, 2/4/2015
Author Ben Vestal
  Today's real estate climate offers real opportunities for experienced self-storage owners to pick up some nicely priced, quality built, well-occupied properties, and earn a handsome cash on cash return.
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Link www.argus-selfstorage.com/property_pdfs/1455873685.pdf
 
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An Overview of Self-Storage Debt Products for 2015
Posted Tue, 2/3/2015
Author Shawn Hill
  This next year should present self-storage owners with an ideal opportunity to evaluate their options and develop a sound strategy to maximize investments.
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Link www.thebscgroup.com/2015DebtProducts.htm
 
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What Happened?
Posted Mon, 2/2/2015
Author Ben Vestal
  You didn't have to raise your rents, lower any expenses or even increase your occupancy and you made A LOT of money over the last few years. In fact, it may have been so easy that you didn't even realize it!
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Link www.argus-selfstorage.com/property_pdfs/999122171.pdf
 
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Protecting Your Property's Value
Posted Fri, 1/30/2015
Author Ben Vestal
  There is a connection between understating the nuances of what does and does not value and running a successful business.
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Link www.argus-selfstorage.com/property_pdfs/271968358.pdf
 
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New online directory lists storage properties for sale
Posted Thu, 1/29/2015
Author Alexander Harris
  A new site has gone online for brokers to list self-storage properties and for buyers to find them. ListSelfStorage.com launched earlier this month with more than 100 listings. The site is operated by the Storage Business Owners Alliance.
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Link news.sparefoot.com/1117-new-website-lists-storage-properties-for-sale
 
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