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Storage 101: SpareFoot's Most Frequently-Asked Questions [Infographic]
Posted Mon, 4/13/2015
Author Matthew Stites
  We aren't ashamed to say it— when it comes to storage, we wrote the book. When we released our Ultimate Guide to Everything Self-Storage last month, we wanted to answer all of your burning storage questions.
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Link blog.sparefoot.com/7637-sparefoot-storage-guide-infographic/
 
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Self Storage Management Group Increases Property Values 35% thru Technology Bundle
Posted Tue, 4/7/2015
Author Mike Sawyer
  PHOENIX, Arizona - April 7th, 2015 - Today from the ISS World Expo in Las Vegas, OpenTech Alliance Inc, announced the Self Storage Management Group of California (SSMG) reported ongoing statistics on the success of their kiosk and call center technol
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Expert Strategies for Self-Storage Success
Posted Mon, 4/6/2015
Author Carrie Rossenfeld
  Clustering assets in similar areas provides incremental benefits to self-storage properties, a sector that's attracting new investor groups, H. Michael Schwartz, chairman and CEO of SmartStop Self Storage, tells GlobeSt.com exclusively.
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Link www.globest.com/news/12_1076/orangecounty/acquisitions_dispositions/Expert-Strategies-for-Self-Storage-Success-356534-1.html
 
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THE IMPORTANCE OF ADDING HIGH-QUALITY IMAGES TO YOUR WEBSITE
Posted Fri, 4/3/2015
Author ERICH NOACK
  Most self storage facility owners would do just about anything to increase customer traffic, convert more leads, and boost their organic search rankings.
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Link www.storedge.com/the-importance-of-adding-high-quality-images-to-your-website
 
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Self Storage Condos: A Niche Investment Opportunity
Posted Wed, 3/25/2015
Author Stephen Hollowell
  The idea of self-storage condominiums is a relatively (though not entirely) new concept. The development and sale of self storage units for private ownership began to flourish in the early 2000's.
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Bellhops and OpenTech Put College Kids to Work through Moving Help App
Posted Fri, 3/20/2015
Author Stephen Hollowell
  Good news for self-storage operators and storage tenants everywhere: Bellhops on-demand moving service offers assistance with local moves through OpenTech's innovative and accessible platforms.
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Self-Storage Finance Firm Jernigan Capital to Offer IPO Worth $100M
Posted Tue, 3/17/2015
  Jernigan Capital LLC, a merchant bank and advisory firm serving the self-storage industry, will hold an initial public offering (IPO) on March 27 in an effort to raise $100 million.
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Link www.insideselfstorage.com/news/2015/03/self-storage-finance-firm-jernigan-capital-to-offer-ipo-worth-100m.aspx
 
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Self-Storage Recording Tremendous Growth
Posted Fri, 3/6/2015
Author Brian J. Rogal
  The self-storage industry has just wrapped up another year of soaring growth and rising occupancy. And the sector's solid performance has also generated a great deal of investor interest, according to a new year-end report on self-storage by MJ Partn
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Link www.globest.com/news/12_1059/chicago/industrial/Self-Storage-Recording-Tremendous-Growth-355883-1.html
 
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Outsourcing Human Resources for a Self-Storage Business
Posted Wed, 3/4/2015
Author Christy Hritz
  In today's fast-paced business world, it's important to allocate resources in the most efficient way possible. Wasting time and money can have a direct impact on your bottom line.
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Link www.insideselfstorage.com/articles/2015/03/outsourcing-human-resources-for-a-selfstorage-business.aspx
 
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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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