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Attracting Storage Customers with Your Online Presence How to Get Your Own Advertising Van Storage Facility-Performance Checklist Preparing for the Opening Day of a Self-Storage Business USSAN Recaps the 2017 ISS World Expo

Attracting Storage Customers with Your Online Presence

Everyone and everything is now online. When attracting storage customers, self-storage business owners should focus on maintaining and building their online presence. Using social media and having a mobile-friendly website is just the beginning o…

How to Get Your Own Advertising Van

In a business climate saturated with self-storage businesses, it’s important to stand out. Learning how to get your own advertising van is an easy step in the right direction. The Storage Affiliate Advertising Van program helps storage owners fill th…

Storage Facility-Performance Checklist

Just like your car, your self-storage business needs periodic checkups to maintain optimal functioning. For that reason, here is a Storage Facility-Performance Checklist that every self-storage facility owner should review weekly. Because of that, ke…

Preparing for the Opening Day of a Self-Storage Business

Preparing for the opening day of a self-storage business takes a lot of work. Launching any business takes thoughtful preparation and organization. Follow these helpful tips from industry leaders to ensure you have a successful opening day of your se…

USSAN Recaps the 2017 ISS World Expo

The 2017 ISS World Expo in Las Vegas was a success with nearly 4,000 self-storage industry professionals in attendance. The expo had seven seminar tracks, seven workshops, networking events, roundtable discussions and an exhibition area where pro…

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    USSAN is Attending Inside Self-Storage World Expo

    It is that time of year again! Time for the Inside Self-Storage World Expo (ISS) in Las Vegas. ISS World Expo is the largest conference in the Self-Storage industry and promises to offer a wealth of knowledge for self-storage owners […]

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  • WebSelfStorage Updated

    WebSelfStorage: Big Updates on the Horizon

    The U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network (USSAN) has provided a fully-integrated business platform for the independent self-storage owner for over 15 years. The backbone of the business platform is WebSelfStorage. WebSelfStorage launched as the first 100% web-based business platform. As […]

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    Winter Prepping Your Self-Storage Facility

    It is getting cold out there! As the temperature drops property damage and personal injury increase. These incidents can be costly for a business even if they have insurance. As a self-storage facility owner or manager, it is your responsibility to […]

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  • Online Leads: Beware of Aggregator Traps

    Updated 11/18/16 70% of local consumers click on organic online listings as opposed to paid online advertisements (SearchEngineJournal.com). Organic online listings are those that appear during a search due to their relevance to the search term. Paid online […]

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    The Aftermath of #Mobilegeddon

    Undoubtedly you heard a number of places mention Google’s #Mobilegeddon this month. More precisely called Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update. The algorithm change was expected to radically shift the rankings of webpages within mobile search results. Some expected the update […]

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    Legal News: Ohio Limited License Law

    At the end of 2014, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed House Bill 430 into law. This bill has established a means for self-storage operators to offer tenant insurance to their customers over-the-counter. There are requirements involved for offering […]

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  • Safestor Adjusters Converged on American Self Storage

    American Self Storage #8 image 1 On Wednesday, tornadoes swept through the Midwest. At least 50 tornadoes were reported across 4 states. The majority of the tornado reported yesterday came from Oklahoma and Kansas while a few reports came from Nebraska […]

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