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Self Storage Blog


    StoragePug creates custom websites that are carefully crafted exclusively for Self Storage Facilities. Our websites integrate directly with self storage management software so that your inventory is updated in real time. Our rental station allows you to rent units and have tenants sign their lease straight from your website. We offer a seamless user experience for your client.

    Get More Online Rentals by Realizing How Potential Tenants Buy

    Your browser does not support SVG Christine Bell

    Consumers want a quick, easy, and delightful way to make online reservations.

    Marketing your self storage facility to attract new tenants is a lot different today than it was even 15 years ago.

    Today’s customers still want the same things in a self storage facility – a clean facility with lots of light, excellent security, and a convenient location at an affordable price. However, how they find your facility and how they conduct their research beforehand has changed dramatically.

    StoragePug at TechCruch Disrupt SF 2019

    Your browser does not support SVG Tommy Nguyen

    The Pug Founders are going to California! At this year's TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019 conference in San Francisco, StoragePug and fellow Tennessee startups are showing up in full force. As part of Startup Alley, the Tennessee Pavilion showcases some of our best homegrown talent from Knoxville, Chattanooga, Nashville, and Memphis.

    How Can A Self Storage Manager Still Meet The Tenants Renting Online?

    Your browser does not support SVG T. J. Williamson

    These days, you can rent just about anything online. Most customers don’t think twice about reserving a vacation rental through Airbnb or renting a movie from Redbox online. Online rentals help save time and money. This fact is true for self storage facilities, as well. You can’t beat the convenience and efficiency of online transactions.

    How To Drive Up Rental Rates With A New Website

    Your browser does not support SVG T. J. Williamson

    If you are the owner of a self storage facility, you are probably always looking for ways to increase your revenue.

    How To Manage My Self Storage Online Social Media Reputation

    Your browser does not support SVG George Robinson

    If you are in the self storage business, you already know how it can become a shell game nightmare if not managed correctly. Without proper vigilance and tools, you might end up guessing which shell someone’s precious belongings are under—and, more horrifically—where that shell is heading.

    How Important are Cameras at Your Storage Facility?

    Your browser does not support SVG Amanda Myers

    Video surveillance is perhaps the biggest key to self storage security.

    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.

    StoragePug Client Feature: Spaceman Self-Storage

    Your browser does not support SVG Elijah Manning

    Here at StoragePug, we are pretty excited about Portable Storage.

    A lot of what people know us for is developing responsive and clean websites - we see these location and company websites as a natural extension of a company’s brand, mission, and interests.

    Portable self storage, in similar regards, is very much a natural extension of what traditional facility-based self storage offers.

    StoragePug wanted to learn as much as possible about portable storage as a development in the industry - so I tasked myself with finding and digesting as much information as possible.

    Investing In, Renting Out, Marketing Portable Storage

    Your browser does not support SVG Elijah Manning

    Portable storage, in regards to the self storage industry, is a concept and business model that is seemingly an evolution of the more familiar fixed facilities and storage units.

    The surging trends of transient living, urban sprawl, remote job positions, and nostalgia chasing among people are the reasons for needing a self storage solution that can keep up.

    StoragePug believes that portable storage is the product offering that can deliver that convenience, mobility, and far-reaching rental quality for these individuals. The following content, in a lengthy way, describes how portable storage can be the next business venture to keep most self storage owners, operators, managers, and investors busy.

    StoragePug is Attending the 11th Annual TNSSA Legal Conference & Expo

    Your browser does not support SVG Rachel English

    StoragePug, in the thick of tradeshow season, will be in Pigeon Forge, TN at the Wilderness at the Smokies September 12th through the 13th. Just down the road from our hometown of Knoxville, we are traveling deep into East Tennessee for the TNSSA's 11th Annual Legal Conference & Expo.

    We will be participating as a vendor and roundtable speaker, as well as providing socks, shirts, smiles, and answers to any questions anyone may have.