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Three Ways Advertising on Wheels Can Help You Meet and Exceed Your Monthly Rental Revenue USSAN Recaps the 2017 ISS World Expo USSAN is Attending Inside Self-Storage World Expo WebSelfStorage: Big Updates on the Horizon Winter Prepping Your Self-Storage Facility

Three Ways Advertising on Wheels Can Help You Meet and Exceed Your Monthly Rental Revenue

If you’re an owner of a storage facility, you’re probably looking for ways to better serve your customers as well as build the prosperity of your business. Name recognition is a big part of running a successful business, and U-Haul’s Storage Affiliat…

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…

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 and managers….

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 fi…

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 …

  • 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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  • Meet Our Team Chris

    Meet Our Team Chris

    It’s always nice to put a face to a name, get to know programmer and database conversion specialist Christopher in this edition of Meet Our Team.

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  • Is a contact center right for you?

    Evaluating Services : Is a Call Center Right for You?

    In our industry, software cannot stand alone – requiring a handshake with numerous companies in order for a location to transact customer payments, offer tenant insurance, interface with online reservations, etc. Deciding which company will best work for […]

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  • Meet Our Team Caitlin

    Meet Our Team Caitlin

    It’s always nice to put a face to a name, get to know operations analyst Caitlin in this edition of Meet Our Team.

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  • Spotlight on Affiliate Route 66 Self Storage

    Spotlight on Route 66 Self Storage

    The self-storage industry doesn’t always get the recognition it deserves for creative and eye catching facility design, however locations like affiliate Route 66 Self Storage in Pomona, CA, show what original and imaginative facilities are out there. In this edition’s spotlight, we’d like to take a journey down the famous Route 66.

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  • Tips To Using Social Media

    Tips to Using Social Media to Promote Your Facility

    Social media has become a “go-to” resource for customers to research businesses, ask questions, and review services. It is one of the most powerful forms of word-of-mouth marketing online. This is why it’s important for self-storage facilities to be involved, and monitor their social media pages. Here are 5 basic tips to use social media to promote your self-storage facility.

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  • Welcome New Affiliate

    Welcome New Affiliate North Star Storage

    Each month the U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network welcomes the newest locations in the network. This May, we are excited to introduce many new self-storage facilities. In this post, we are pleased to welcome new affiliate North Star Storage in Hermiston, Oregon.

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  • Meet Our Team Andrea

    Meet Our Team Andrea

    It’s always nice to put a face to a name, get to know operations analyst Andrea in this edition of Meet Our Team.     Do you have any pets? Let us know in the comments section! Click […]

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