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    Choose a Name for your Storage Facility | Show Up on Page 1 of Google

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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.

    Naming a self-storage facility can seem like a daunting task. There are so many self-storage companies out there that it can be challenging to come up with a unique name for your self storage investment.

    You may be tempted to get as unique and noteworthy as you can when choosing a name, but there are some additional things to keep in mind beyond just being able to register the name for legal purposes.

    Mentions Tracking: What are People Saying About 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.

    When you own or operate a self storage facility, your reputation is everything. If you get positive reviews and glowing comments online, your business is likely to thrive.

    Showcase your positive reviews directly on your website.

    However, if you receive nothing but negative reviews and online complaints, you’re going to have a much harder time drumming up business.

    Incentivize your Facility Manager to get Tenant Reviews

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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.

    A successful self storage brand starts with your facility manager. Your facility manager is on the front line of your business but sometimes you, as the business operator, do not have the time to check in on them.

    By implementing a manager rewards system, you can encourage your managers to be successful in acquiring more positive online reviews.

    How Online Reviews Affect Your Self 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.

    Reviews have become a staple of the way we interact with businesses and products online. For some reason, it feels beneficial to receive guidance from strangers when making a final decision on a purchase. 

    5 Ways to Enhance Self Storage Security

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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.

    Your customers need a secure place to stash their stuff. There’s a whole list of things your prospects are looking for, including proximity, climate control, pricing, etc. However, self storage security is always right at the top of the list.

    Is your self-storage facility's security as good as you need it to be?

    Are promotions and discounts beneficial to my 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.

    The self-storage industry is booming in the United States, which is excellent for self-storage owners and managers. However, with great opportunity comes great competition.

    As you look around at your primary market area, you may begin to wonder: Should I be offering discounts and specials?

    Online Rentals for Self Storage | Cart Abandonment

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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.

    Storage operators use many different vendors to keep their self storage facility operation running smooth. As you evaluate different vendors, make sure they meet your expectations and values. Your values should be incorporated into the practices of your business so that your customers have a great experience.

    Most managers and storage operators do not have degrees in coding or search engine optimization (SEO). For this aspect of your business, you will have to find an outside vendor to help you build a website and any online systems that need to communicate with your self storage operating systems.

    How to Handle a Problem Tenant at 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.

    Problem tenants are an unpleasant part of any industry. A rude tenant may leave a bad review online that the world can see, jeopardizing the stability of your self storage investment. 

    8 Reasons Your Storage Facility Should Offer Online Rentals

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    Last week I was booking airline tickets for StoragePug's trip to Las Vegas for the Self Storage Association's National Fall Conference.

    I looked at a couple of websites to compare prices, and then I bought the tickets directly from the airlines' website.

    I couldn't imagine purchasing an airline ticket any other way.

    Should I Sell Moving and Packing Supplies at My Storage Facility

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    Should I Sell Moving and Packing Supplies at My Facility?

    If you’re wondering whether to sell moving and packing supplies at your self storage facility, the answer is YES!

    Besides offering this service to your customers, it also generates another (high margin!) revenue stream.