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    Self Storage Investing

    Self Storage investing is booming! There are more than 50,000 self-storage facilities in the U.S. — facilities full of "mini warehouses" where belongings are stored by people that don’t have room for them in their homes. Here we gather all of the content we have to help you along your self storage ownership journey! We offer modern marketing for self storage facilities by allowing them to rent units on your website.

    Getting to Know Your
 Consumer Trends in Self Storage

    Your browser does not support SVG Christine Bell

    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.

    Let’s face it; knowing who your customer is should be an integral part of every entrepreneur's business plan. It can drive marketing and promotional efforts, the way you interact with potential customers, and even the way you handle day to day business.

    We’re going to take some of the guesswork out of that by dropping some good intel on you. We think some of it might surprise you.

    6 Ways to Get Competitor Pricing for Self-Storage Facilities

    Your browser does not support SVG Amanda Myers

    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.

    Price may not be everything, but for many people, it can be the deciding factor in choosing one self-storage facility over another. 

    Understanding where your facility sits relative to the pricing offered by its competitors is a crucial component in building and running a successful business

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

    Your browser does not support SVG Rachel English

    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. 

    10 Reasons Why Your Self Storage Website Should Offer Online Rentals

    Your browser does not support SVG Jennifer Pfliegler

    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.

    As all self storage investors know, the more units you rent, the more money you make. 

    If you don’t offer online rentals on your website, you’re missing out on revenue. Read on for ten reasons why your self storage website should offer online rentals. 

    Self Storage Investing Playbook: Part 2 Operations [Free eBook]

    Your browser does not support SVG Richard Jeffords

    Part 2: Streamlining Your Storage Facilities Operations

    Whether you’ve been in the storage business for a number of years and are looking to expand, or you’re thinking of opening your first self-storage facility, the path to success can be a difficult one fraught with unforeseen obstacles and complicated questions.

    Though breaking ground on a new self-storage facility can seem like a daunting task, there are quite a few common problems that most self-storage owners go through, and StoragePug has been in the business long enough to know exactly what you’re going to face out there.

    Self Storage Investing Playbook: Part 1 Building and Acquisitions

    Your browser does not support SVG Matt Huddleston

    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.

    Whether you’ve been in the storage business for a number of years and are looking to expand, or you’re thinking of opening your first self-storage facility, the path to success can be a difficult one fraught with unforeseen obstacles and complicated questions.

    Though breaking ground on a new self-storage facility can seem like a daunting task, there are quite a few common problems that most self-storage owners go through, and StoragePug has been in the business long enough to know exactly what you’re going to face out there.

    Increase Your Revenue by Offering Portable Storage at Your Facility

    Your browser does not support SVG Amanda Myers

    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.

    Consider adding portable storage to your product line in order to increase your revenue. There are many distinct benefits to it, for businesses and for customers. 

    Most of it boils down to flexibility and convenience. You can store a container almost anywhere there is enough space. 

    Unmanned Storage Facility: 7 Reasons a Kiosk isn't Necessary

    Your browser does not support SVG Jennifer Pfliegler

    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.

    In a previous article, we explored how optimized self storage websites can do virtually everything kiosks can do while offering customers greater flexibility and convenience. (For the record, the two advantages kiosks have over websites is dispensing locks and accepting cash—capabilities that don’t justify a kiosk’s hefty price tag!) 

    Self storage facilities install kiosks to give customers access to their units after office hours. 

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

    Your browser does not support SVG Rachel English

    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. 

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

    Your browser does not support SVG T. J. Williamson

    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.