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

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…

  • Top 10 Products Sold at U-Haul Stores

    Providing your customers with the products and services they need is one of the keys to running a successful business. For U-Haul Dealers, that means ensuring your location is stocked with the most in-demand products available. To help […]

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  • Self-Storage Affiliate Contact Center Services

    The Self-Storage industry is all the buzz about providing customers with convenience, automation and improved experience.  While technology is growing by leaps and bounds, facilities are struggling to find cost effective solutions to provide the best possible customer […]

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  • What Makes a Good Profile on uhaul.com

    It goes without saying that having an online presence is important to running and operating a business in today’s day and age. Consumers spend on average six hours and 42 minutes online each day according to the Digital […]

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  • Advertising Made Easier

    Self-Storage Affiliate Advertising Vans showcase storage locations to customers Have you ever stepped inside a candy store, department store or car dealership, looked around at all the offerings, and thought to yourself, “There are so many options. How […]

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  • A Leg Up on the Competition

    Like a sports team that is always looking for an edge over its opponents, independent self-storage owners are constantly searching for a way to outpace their competition in what can be a very competitive environment.

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  • WebSelfStorage: A Real Game-Changer

    Since its inception more than 15 years ago, the U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network (USSAN) has provided WebSelfStorage (WSS), a 100 percent Web-based, fully-integrated management software that can be a game-changer for independent self-storage owners. U-Haul area field managers […]

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