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Self Storage Blog


    Introducing StorageCat: A Better Way to Store Your Cat [April 1st, 2019]

    Your browser does not support SVG Tommy Nguyen


    As owners and managers of self storage facilities, you're always on the hunt for smart ways to attract new tenants and give your existing tenants the best experience. 

    The Three C's come to mind: ComfortableConvenient, and Cat-friendly.

    At StoragePug, we love animals of all sorts: dogs, humans, managers, bears, and even cats. Being a dog-centric company, we've felt recently that the Pug Platform doesn't serve our feline friends very well.

    That changes today. Introducing StorageCat: A Better Way to Store Your Cat!

    We're committed to building bold, amazing, and helpful tools for the self storage industry.

    Keep reading to find out why StorageCat** is the next amazing self-storage innovation. Go ahead and a get in touch when you're ready!

    StoragePug Launches New Website

    Your browser does not support SVG Richard Jeffords

    The StoragePug team is excited to announce our brand new website. To really make our brand stand out, we decided to introduce more cohesion into our brand presence – online and offline.

    If you are involved with the self storage industry, then you know that trade shows are a big deal. Whether it's a state or national association show, it's important to stand out.

    Setting Marketing Goals for Your Self Storage Manager

    Your browser does not support SVG Rachel English

    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.

    Free Move in Truck: Attract New Self Storage Tenants

    Your browser does not support SVG Matt Huddleston

    As the owner of a self storage facility, you’re always looking for new ways to bring in tenants.

    Maybe you sit around in your office, thinking of new ways to market your storage facility, as on of your tenants drive by in a moving truck.

    And then it hits you – maybe we can offer a moving truck to our clients.

    7 Traits Your Self Storage Manager Needs to Have

    Your browser does not support SVG T. J. Williamson

    There’s a famous saying by Theodore Roosevelt: “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.”

    This saying is especially true in businesses like self storage, and the type of person your manager is – a leader or a boss – will determine the type of storage company you have.

    A good manager for your self storage facility can increase the revenue of the facility. One way they can do this is by obtaining good reviews from your tenants online.

    Yellow Pages: Still an Effective Strategy for Self Storage Facilities?

    Your browser does not support SVG Richard Jeffords

    It used to be true that if you wanted your business to succeed, you needed a listing in the Yellow Pages, so potential customers could find it with ease.

    Instead of trying to make it to the top of Google search results, names that got you to the front of the phonebook were in high demand.

    In the end more traffic on your websites translates to more units rented.

    Convert More Self Storage Tenants with Live Chat

    Your browser does not support SVG Richard Jeffords

    We've all been to websites that use live chat to try to engage with their customers, but is this feature right for your self storage website?

    Does it rent more units through your website?

    Live chat can help you convert more of your website visitors into paying customers by giving them easy access to your manager.