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    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.

    Storagepug Recognized as One of Top Tennessee Tech Companies to Watch

    Your browser does not support SVG Richard Jeffords

    Powderkeg national innovation network, Launch Tennessee, and other such as the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center have released the 2018 Tennessee Tech Census titled Grit and Growth.

    According to Powderkeg's website, the Tennessee Tech Census is "The latest insights into Tennessee's startup growth, workforce, fundraising, companies to watch, and uniquely gritty tech culture."

    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.

    5 Ways to Enhance Self Storage Security

    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.

    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?

    [SiteLink API] Rent Portable Storage Containers on your Website

    Your browser does not support SVG Tommy Nguyen

    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 portable storage containers gain popularity amongst renters, traditional self storage operators are adding portable (mobile) storage options to their list of amenities.

    Renters want a seamless experience when shopping for storage online, so it is essential to offer user-friendly tools that keep customers engaged on your website.

    Automating Your Self Storage Facility

    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.

    Automation is the future of self storage. Most facilities already have some level of automation, and an increasing number are fully automated—operating with limited or no staff and relying on automation for everything from security to rentals to door locks.

    Benefits of Converting Existing Buildings into Self Storage

    Your browser does not support SVG Richard Jeffords

    There is a shopping center near my house that used to have a grocery store in it. They moved to a more prominent location, and the building was left empty for two years.

    Eventually, the building was sold and converted into a modern self storage facility.

    Converting an old building into a storage facility can be faster, easier to go through the zoning process, and the building might already meet zoning codes or grandfathered into more lenient standards.

    8 Reasons Your Storage Facility Should Offer Online Rentals

    Your browser does not support SVG T. J. Williamson

    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.

    Building a Self Storage Facility: How to get Started

    Your browser does not support SVG Richard Jeffords

    What Permits Do I Need to Build a Storage Facility?

    Investing in a new storage facility built isn’t an easy task. There are a lot of things that you need to consider, and a lot of red tape that you need to navigate.

    One of the things that you’ll face, no matter where you decide to build your facility, is permits.

    Permits are permission from the local government to build in their town or city, and you can’t start building without one.

    5 Things to Consider Before Building a Storage Facility

    Your browser does not support SVG Amanda Myers

    Developing a self storage facility can be an exciting new business adventure to take on, even if you have built multiple facilities in the past.

    Each new project has its own set of hoops and ladders to jump through and conquer, and we are here to guide you through this process.