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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…

  • 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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  • Small Business Tax Tips

    Tax filing season is here and it’s important to be prepared in order to file taxes properly and in a timely manner. The National Small Business Association reported that last year, 30% of small business owners spent at least 40 […]

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  • How to Make Your Business Stand Out

    For businesses, it’s what’s on the outside that counts. Especially when it comes to mobile advertising. Do you know how to make your business stand out among the competition? According to a study by Perception Research, mobile advertising […]

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  • The Effectiveness of Mobile Billboards

    The Effectiveness of Mobile Billboards

    Self-storage is an incredibly competitive industry. It’s important to get your business’ name out there when and wherever you can. While traditional radio, TV, and static billboard advertising is  still relevant, mobile billboards can be the most effective […]

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  • Attracting Storage Customers with Your Online Presence

    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 of providing a positive […]

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