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    Portable Storage Perfection: Selecting the Right Company for Your Needs

    Your browser does not support SVG Christine Bell

    In a previous article, we looked at the differences between traditional self storage and portable storage.

    Although there are pros and cons for both, this article assumes that you’ve decided that mobile portable storage is the right option for you. So, what’s next? How do you decide which specific portable storage company is right for your goals?

    As with most decisions, the answer will depend on your situation. For example, your need for portable storage during a kitchen renovation will be different than if you’re planning a move across the country.

    StoragePug is Competing at the 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival

    Your browser does not support SVG Elijah Manning

    StoragePug is participating at the LaunchTN Pitch Competition in Nashville, TN, on August 29th. Part of the grand total prize earnings is a $10,000 Crowd Favorite Prize.


    Please Vote Here --->>> to select StoragePug to win the Crowd Favorite Award


    Winning the Crowd Favorite Prize ensures a lot of kibble for a lot of Pugs

    3 Tips to Market your Portable Storage Containers

    Your browser does not support SVG Elijah Manning

    So you’ve decided to stretch out in new directions, to take a risk. Adding portable storage containers to your existing business— or beginning a portable storage business from the ground up— has the potential to be an advantageous business move. However, there’s a kicker: even the best new plans are of no use if nobody knows about them.

    Without a viable marketing plan, your portable storage containers aren’t going anywhere.

    Varying Groups of Consumers that Could Benefit from Portable Storage

    Your browser does not support SVG Rachel English

    People have deviating and dynamic lifestyles compared to one another. However, all lifestyles relate in terms of the accumulation of belongings, culture, and memories.

    Accounting for the physical accrual different groups of consumers are seeking storage solutions, and you want to have the options on hand to meet all of their needs.

    2019 Self Storage Association's Annual Fall Conference & Trade Show!

    Your browser does not support SVG Elijah Manning

    The 2019 SSA's Fall Conference & Trade Show is September 3rd through the 6th, with times throughout most hours of each day. 

    StoragePug is bringing our traveling band of product and client specialists: LT, Zac, Billy, and Tommy Pug, to this year's Fall Self Storage Association Conference and Trade Show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

    The Big 3 Uses for Portable Self Storage

    Your browser does not support SVG Elijah Manning

    There are various times and moments in our lives where we could use more space.

    Occasionally, we need that space very briefly to organize our lives or help with a quick move because our apartment lease is over. Other times, we can make use of extra space for an extended period because of outside circumstances in life.

    3 Gotcha's for New Portable Storage Owners

    Your browser does not support SVG T. J. Williamson

    As a new business owner, you may feel like you are walking a minefield. There are no straight and narrow pathways.

    Instead, you’re dealing with a hazard zone full of potential pitfalls and hidden explosives that are ready to detonate at a moment’s notice— or with no notice at all.

    It’s scary stuff.

    However, knowledge is power, and if you know just where the mines are, you’ll be able to navigate around them.

    Fauxcility - Managing Your Portable Storage Business

    Your browser does not support SVG Elijah Manning

    For self storage, the key to most decisions is almost always your physical facility. Everything can be built around that, and your location can make or break your business.

    Not so for portable storage operations.

    Your location hardly matters, and, in fact, you don’t necessarily even need a specific location. Instead, the key is a virtual base of operations located anywhere in the online cloud where potential clients can find your essential information.

    Do I Need To Rent A Portable Self Storage Container?

    Your browser does not support SVG T. J. Williamson

    Have you ever asked yourself the question – do I really need more storage for all my stuff? Why can’t I just make room in the space that I already have?

    Before beating yourself up over the fact that you might need a little extra space, recognize a couple of important facts, 1) humans by nature are drawn to collect things and 2) some circumstances are beyond our control.

    Selecting the Right Delivery System for Your Portable Storage Business

    Your browser does not support SVG T. J. Williamson

    Investing in portable storage containers could put you on the map in many ways. Why stay fixed when you can move with your customers—literally?

    Pinpointing a few benefits and requirements of a portable self storage business will be an overview of how you would be making the right business decision.

    By delving deeper into the nuances of portable self storage will be how you make sure you are making the best business decisions.

    The distinctions to focus on to directly deliver a quality service are the modes of transporting the containers to customers.