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To Raise Rates or Not to Raise Rates Put U-Haul to Work for Your Business Spotlight on Johnstown Self-Storage Affiliate Spotlight: Sue and Robert Bennett of FranFinders Attracting Storage Customers with Your Online Presence

To Raise Rates or Not to Raise Rates

Raising rates is a topic that is often looked at with more questions than answers.  Questions that are often asked are “Why”, “How”, “When”, and “How Much”?

Let us start with the question “Why?”.  Every year costs increase for businesse…

Put U-Haul to Work for Your Business

If you are reading this article, it is safe to say that you understand just how huge the Self-Storage industry is right now. With so much competition, it can be difficult to make your business stand out among others and convince customers to choose …

Spotlight on Johnstown Self-Storage

The self-storage industry sometimes does not get the recognition it deserves when it comes to the support they provide to their community. Locations like affiliate, Johnstown Self Storage in Berthoud Colorado, strive to help to outstanding members o…

Affiliate Spotlight: Sue and Robert Bennett of FranFinders

The Storage Industry is growing quickly as more and more investors realize the income potential locked inside. Today, we’re speaking with two successful storage owners who have managed to expand their business rapidly over the last couple of years, …

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…

  • 2017 ISS World Expo Booth

    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 professionals could […]

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  • Maximize your affiliate advertising van

    Five Ways to Maximize Your Affiliate Advertising Van

    The self-storage industry is very competitive for independent business owners. Finding ways to grow your business is crucial for owners and operators. Becoming a part of the U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network is a great way to grow visibility […]

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  • Inside Self-Storage World Expo 2016

    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 in a storage facility

    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 ( Organic online listings are those that appear during a search due to their relevance to the search term. Paid online […]

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