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WebWorks Upgrade: Customers Can Now Leave Reviews Directly On Website

Sara Heins |27 Feb 2013

In the most recent WebWorks update, the StorageAhead developers built in a review system for customers to leave feedback on the site; they can do so by leaving a rating of one to five stars as well as an optional written testimonial.


Why Small Businesses Hate G+ [Infographic]

Sara Heins |19 Feb 2013

We enjoyed Mike Ramsey’s sardonic perspective of Google+ Local. What self storage owner or agency hasn’t felt the sting of Google’s indifference about our customer reviews and what they mean for our business? Thanks to Nifty Marketing.


Move over Twilight, Storage Facilities take over Pop Culture

Sara Heins |14 Feb 2013

You’ve got to admit that storage facilities have been all over the screens lately. One may even go as far as to say it’s rivaling the weird vampire craze that’s swept the nation over the past few years. How there are enough storage unit owners that default (and then actually have valuable stuff tucked away) that they can make four reality series of, I’m not sure. Although I also have no idea how they can keep attracting teenagers and middle-aged housewives* with this vampire crap either.


How to Turn Your Storage Unit into the Ultimate Man Cave

Sara Heins |03 Feb 2013

With Super Bowl XLVII fast approaching, many people find the party as enticing as the game itself. However, maybe you're a real sports fan and want to get away from the people who don't care about the Harbaugh brothers or don't even know which teams are playing. To escape and watch the game in solace, why not turn your storage unit into a man cave and watch it there? A storage facility can be the perfect getaway from fair-weather fans, the apathetic mooches that just show up for the snacks, or even life itself.


Denver Storage Facility Installs Solar Panels

Sara Heins |30 Jan 2013

Greenbox Self Storage recently became the first solar powered storage facility in downtown Denver. In such an environmentally conscious city, the company hopes to position itself as an attractive public storage option for the kinds of people who already recycle, compost and carpool.

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