self-storage insider

A Blog by the U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network

  • Community Yard Sale

    That’s An Idea, Hold a Community Yard Sale

    Have you heard the recent buzz on community yard sales at self-storage facilities? If not, listen up. Community yard sales are a twist on your typical yard sale. They are held at self-storage facilities and all tenants are […]

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  • Advertising Tips: 7 Words or Less

    Advertising Tips Part 2: Designing Your Advertisements

    Hopefully, you found Part 1 of Tiffani’s Post on Advertising Tips:  “Spend Your Ad Dollars Wisely” helpful. Here is the second part of her post on designing and tracking your advertising.  Have any questions for advertising Expert Tiffani? […]

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  • The Lawnmower Scene from the 1992 Zombie Flick "Dead Alive"

    Seeking a Self-Storage Facility for the Zombie Apocalypse

    Although there are many places you can run and hide during a Zombie Apocalypse only one place ranks #1 on my list. I have decided that if this catastrophic time of destruction takes place I will be taking shelter in a self-storage facility. Here are the top 5 rules I think everyone should follow when selecting the perfect storage facility to protect them during a zombie apocalypse.

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  • Advertising Tips : Use Money Wisely

    Advertising Tips: Use Your Dollars Wisely

    I have been in advertising, mostly outdoor advertising, for over 20 years and feel like it pretty much runs in my blood at this point. Over the course of my career I have been the President of the […]

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  • Customer Service

    Listen Up, A Note On Customer Service

    In my 15 years of customer service experience, I have encountered more upset and angry customers than I care to remember. In general, all upset customers want to be heard and feel like someone else cares besides themselves. Learning how to listen and nourish relationships can change both you and your customer’s experience.

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  • Are you properly branding your facility?

    Are You Properly Branding Your Facility?

    Do you know why self-storage facility branding is so important? It’s the same as asking why anyone would choose your facility over the facility down the street. The concept behind branding is simple. Branding comes from knowing and […]

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  • Customer Service Statistic

    Customer Service on Social Media

    When it comes to customer service for social media, some businesses are doing it well and others are falling short. There is nothing more frustrating to a customer than a brand that wants to talk at you, but […]

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  • Photography Tips for Eye Catching Facility Photos

    Eye catching photos of your self-storage facility can transform your business’s online presence. The simple addition of quality images to your web listing allows customers to locate your facility more easily and make a confident decision about where […]

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  • Fun Marketing Ideas: Walker Road flower Flyer

    Creative Marketing Ideas

    Successful marketing campaigns require thinking outside the “box” and working with other businesses. Here is a creative marketing idea from self-storage facility manager Vickie in Texas.

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