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    Rachel English

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    Should My Storage Facility Have a Facebook Business Page?

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    More than 60 million businesses use Facebook to connect with customers.

    Facebook Business can help you increase awareness of your self-storage business, encourage people to use your facility and build great advertising campaigns. Here are some of the other benefits of using a Facebook Business Page for your self-storage facility. 

    What are Local Listings?

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    What Makes Local Listings on the Web a Big Deal for Storage Companies? 

    Even if you are just starting your self storage enterprise, you certainly know that the storage industry spins around the axis of location: your facility location, your customers' location, the location of your pods or portable units, or even the location of your storage transfer vehicles (ie moving trucks). 

    How Your Website Affects Peoples View of Your Storage Facility

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    StoragePug is a modern marketing company for self storage. We create intelligent marketing websites that allow you to rent units & take payments through your facility’s website.

    We all know the concept of curb appeal, right? If your house looks nice from the curb, it’s more likely to attract buyers, and you may even get a higher price for it. 

    Master the Art of the First Impression  

    These days, though, curb appeal has expanded to inside-out appeal, with every part of a house needing to look up-to-snuff to get that higher bid.

    Why Should I Have a Website If My Self-storage Facility Isn’t Open Yet?

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    StoragePug is a modern marketing company for self storage. We create intelligent marketing websites that allow you to rent units & take payments through your facility’s website.

    Fact: a self-storage facility needs a website to reach its full potential. However, did you know a new facility should launch a website well before it opens for business?

    It may sound premature or counter-intuitive, but there are several compelling, logical reasons why launching your website before your grand opening is a good idea. 

    What You Should Do If a Tenant Is Living in a Unit

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    StoragePug is a modern marketing company for self storage. We create intelligent marketing websites that allow you to rent units & take payments through your facility’s website.

    Every storage facility owner and manager dreads the thought of a live-in tenant. It’s not a situation that is easy to handle, and it’s one that often has a sad story behind it. 

    However, despite the sympathetic feelings you may have toward these people and their situation, not adequately addressing a live-in tenant can have severe consequences. 

    Self Storage Operational Audit: 19 Items to Ensure Accuracy

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    An operational audit is an examination of how an organization conducts business, with the objective of increasing its efficiency and effectiveness.

    Other objectives are to understand the risks and responsibilities of your business and find opportunities for improvement.

    At a minimum, operational audits should be performed once a year for most storage facilities. If you are a larger operator, you may need to conduct an operational audit more frequently.

    The Importance of Professional Photography for your Storage Facility

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    Do you have grainy or pixellated pictures on your website? If the answer is yes, then you should consider getting new ones!

    The photos on your self storage website or marketing materials will be the first thing potential customers see before visiting your property.

    Therefore, you want to showcase your facility in the best possible light to increase your online curb appeal.

    Unless you’re a skilled photographer, your best option is to hire a professional to ensure that you get the highest quality photos.

    Setting Marketing Goals for Your Self Storage Manager

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    A powerful marketing campaign can greatly increase the value of your self storage investment. A successful self storage marketing strategy starts with your manager.

    Your manager is a salesperson!

    Set goals that challenge them to become a better manager.

    Setting goals is an important part of having a successful manager at your facility.

    It is important to involve your manager in the creation of their goals. Employees are more likely to achieve goals when they are involved in setting them.

    7 Ways to Get Your Self Storage Customers to Refer New Tenants [Self Storage Marketing]

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    StoragePug is a modern marketing company for self storage. We create intelligent marketing websites that allow you to rent units & take payments through your facilities' website. 

    As the manager or owner of a self storage facility, you know that referrals are useful for growing your list of tenants. 

    Referrals from friends are the most credible form of advertising among consumers. 

    A great way to grow your self storage business is to get your current tenants to refer you to their friends

    Self Storage Digital Marketing: Measuring your Efforts

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    Measuring your self storage digital marketing efforts is the process of gathering the results of your online marketing efforts with Marketing analytics. 

    This data includes how your actions affect the journey of your customers and clients.

    Moreover, you can learn about the offline popularity and online traffic your company generates via different marketing tactics.