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Jana Basler, Storedge Writer

Jana is a marketing content writer living in Kansas City. A graduate of South Dakota State University with a degree in psychology and business, Jana enjoys bringing technology, web marketing and industry news and tips to self storage owners and managers.

How to Prevent Pets From Being Stored at Your Facility

September 23, 2016 | Jana Basler

Whether you’ve encountered the problem at your facility or read horror stories online, this post has you covered. Learn all about the reasons pets end up in self storage and what you can do to protect the animals and your facility.


5 Key Lessons for Smooth Tenant Move-ins

September 15, 2016 | Jana Basler

Check out these tips to make sure your technology and customer service skills are on point to make the move-in process a great experience for your new tenants.


After the Show: Our Top 10 Favorite Ways to Enjoy Vegas

August 31, 2016 | Jana Basler

Heading to the SSA Fall Conference & Trade Show? Read this to make sure you get the most out of your Las Vegas trip with these tips from Vegas veterans and foodies!


Pokémon Go: Good or Bad for Your Self Storage Business?

August 22, 2016 | Jana Basler

You’ve heard about businesses successfully marketing to Pokémon Go players, but will it work for your self storage facility? We looked at the growing trend and its applications to the self storage industry.


4 Ways to be Successful at Online Reviews and Business Listings

August 12, 2016 | Jana Basler

Managing your online reviews and business listings can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Check out these tips to master your online presence.


The Top 20 Most Expensive Cities to Rent a Storage Unit

August 04, 2016 | Jana Basler

Does your city make the list? Check out the most expensive places in the world to rent a 5 x 10 ft. storage unit.


Top 10 DIY Productivity Hacks for Self-Storage Managers

July 12, 2016 | Jana Basler

Struggling with distractions? Wish you had more time in the day? Hack your workday with these 10 productivity tips to help you become an efficiency machine.


How to Take Your Facility Logo From Blah to Bold

June 29, 2016 | Jana Basler

Is your logo looking a little stale? Check out our guide on redesigning your logo and refreshing the face of your brand.


storEDGE® Offers Free Web Listing Scan to Announce New Service

June 17, 2016 | Jana Basler

The free listings scan tool rapidly searches the web and finds inaccurate business listings and citations, and leads the announcement of citation management - the service that fixes outdated or missing business information across 100+ online maps, apps, directories, GPS devices, social networks and search engines - from one easy-to-manage platform.


18 Things People Hate About Your Website

June 15, 2016 | Jana Basler

Oh, website, sweet website, how do thy customers hate thee? Let me count the ways. These 18 little PSAs go out to all the bad websites around the world.


What 'Climate Controlled' Storage Actually Means: 5 Tips for Owners

May 31, 2016 | Jana Basler

We talk about climate control all the time in the self storage industry. But do you know the difference between climate controlled and temperature controlled storage? It may be more important to the success of your business than you think. Get the lowdown on important climate controlled storage facts.