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    Value Based Pricing for the Best Self Storage Rental Experience

    Your browser does not support SVG Tommy Nguyen

    Deciding what to price your storage unit rentals is a challenging endeavor.

    As a self storage operator, you can do some market research to see what competitors are charging, but that process will only reveal so much. You can peruse a competitor's website or have a friend go to their facility and talk to a manager.

    However, the price they offer will only get you in a ballpark. If a competitor's facility has different amenities, sizes, or numbers of units, then your rate will have to be tailored further.

    Self Storage Kiosk | 8 Ways a Website is More Effective

    Your browser does not support SVG T. J. Williamson

    Self storage kiosks are enjoying a bit of a moment in the industry. Moreover, on the surface, they seem to be a great solution.

    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.

    Portable Storage: The Versatile and Scalable Hobby Business You Didn't Know Was Possible

    Your browser does not support SVG Elijah Manning

    If you want to start a versatile, scalable hobby business, you could hardly do better than to take on self storage. Set up an instantly thriving enterprise with portable storage.

    Okay, maybe not instant. Nothing good in life is going to happen without a little effort.

    In this fast-paced, cut-throat world, portable storage is one niche where there’s plenty of room for growth.

    Top 3 Ways to Show up on the Google 3 Pack

    Your browser does not support SVG George Robinson

    In today’s internet-connected world, it is more important than ever that you have a web presence. 

    About 90% of consumers do an internet search to find local businesses and research them before making a decision. Of those, 86% use Google for their search engine. 

    If you want to take your self-storage business to the next level, getting in the first page of Google results for relevant keywords is paramount. 

    How Your Website Affects Peoples View of Your Storage Facility

    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.

    We all know the concept of curb appeal, right? If your house looks nice from the curb, it’s more likely to attract buyers, and you may even get a higher price for it. 

    Master the Art of the First Impression  

    These days, though, curb appeal has expanded to inside-out appeal, with every part of a house needing to look up-to-snuff to get that higher bid.

    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.

    What are the Best Places to get Reviews for Storage Facilities?

    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.

    Online reviews are an essential part of doing business today. The 2017 BrightLocal survey on local consumer reviews uncovered these findings:

    85% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations.
    • Positive reviews make 73% of consumers trust a local business more.
    • 49% of consumers need at least a four-star rating before they choose to use a business.

    Online Rentals for Self Storage | Cart Abandonment

    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.

    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 Negative Self Storage Reviews

    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.

    It is a storage facility owner’s worst nightmare to have their facility associated with a negative search result—whether it be a negative review, article, or blog post. We have good news and bad news about getting rid of negative information on the Internet.

    The bad news is that it can be challenging and expensive to get something negative removed—especially if it is on a site that you don’t control.