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Twitter for Self Storage Operators & Movers, Part 3: Building a Following

April 23, 2011 | Sara Heins

Let’s start off Part 3 in this series with the wise words of marketing guru Seth Godin. Godin writes endlessly about breaking out of traditional marketing’s broadcast-box and finding new ways to effectively engage customers.

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Twitter for Self Storage Operators & Movers, Part 2: Getting Started

April 23, 2011 | Sara Heins

It’s interesting to note that many companies choose to glue a human face onto their corporate tweets. They assign one person to actively monitor, participate in and engage others on Twitter throughout the day. Some of these corporate profiles even show “Who’s Tweeting” information via custom-designed art and avatar (that little image that shows up next to all of your messages).

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Twitter for Self Storage Operators & Movers, Part 1: Why I Love Twitter

April 23, 2011 | Sara Heins

I am addicted to Twitter. So addicted, in fact, that the marketing team here at StorageAhead openly teases about my attentiveness to tweets (just take a look at CJ’s StorageFront news release.

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Local Search: The Key to Web Success for Self Storage

April 18, 2011 | Sara Heins

It seems like old news that more than 80 percent of North American consumers go online to check out potential purchases, competitive pricing, consumer ratings and other factors before they spend. Nowadays it just makes sense; if a person has a computer or mobile phone, why look anywhere else? The Internet can serve up timely, inclusive information and word-of-mouth guidance almost instantly.

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SEO is out, BSO is in! See the Future of Self Storage Marketing

April 01, 2011 | Sara Heins

Sure, our specialties are sweet web design and search optimization for the niche market. But we’re always brainstorming new ways for our clients to fill their storage units. We strive to be diverse and flexible, so we can help our clients lure customers in off the streets—customers who don’t just rely on Google and 3G phones to find local space, but also rely on their noses.

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