The leading model for self storage has remained the same since the 1970s: Customers rent units at storage facilities, where they can go to drop off and pick up items.

Now these traditional facilities are being joined by startups that aim to manage every step of the storage process, revolutionizing the standard model of self storage and providing creative inspiration to traditional properties' business models and storage marketing.

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Read on to learn how you can break down the process into manageable steps, and check out the text version of the post here!

What do you think of this new model for self storage? Do you think companies like the ones in the presentation could be strong competition, or do you think traditional storage will always win out? We'd love to know your thoughts in the comments below!

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Thank you for reading. Happy holidays to you, your family, and your storage facility!

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