Fright night | Taking the fear out of sales
October 1, 2019

Public speaking 😱 heights 😱 sales 😱. If you have a fear of one of these, you’re right alongside the majority of us. Fear can be paralyzing, especially when it’s not the primary title in your job description. For many Self-Storage managers, fear of sales may be causing them to leave money on the table. […]

Self-Storage Busy Season Survival Kit
February 25, 2019

Busy season for self-storage owners is no joke (even if our bad pun might be). Before April 1st, there are abandoned units to clear out, new tenants to sign, customer service inquiries to handle and a million other things to think about on a daily basis. The best way to survive the busy season and […]

Lipstick on a Pig and Other Self-Storage Renovation Mistakes to Avoid
September 24, 2018

A little facelift on the ol’ self-storage facility can go a long way, but many locations are so outdated that a coat of paint won’t do the trick you think it will. There are a few renovation mistakes we see owners fall into when trying to update their facility. In no particular order, here are […]

Let’s get Social | The case for Self-Storage and Social Media
March 14, 2018

Self-Storage Marketing Where do you put your marketing budget to use? As a ‘brick and mortar’ type of businesses that requires foot traffic as a final conversion step, marketing through large print types like front signs and billboards still retain value. But this is the age of digital and most of your prospects will look […]

Self-Storage Industry Growth | Rise of the industry
February 28, 2018

Love for the Self-Storage Swan Digital Transformation has rocked the self-storage industry. Aside from everyone wanting to be the ‘Airbnb’ or ‘Uber’ of the self-storage industry, we’re also seeing higher quality construction, interesting city-slicker conversions (Love this concept), and app-based management that have revolutionized the way people store their stuff. New innovations have given the […]

Self-Storage Industry Growth | No More Ugly Ducklings
February 14, 2018

Self-Storage: Ugly Duckling or Emerging Swan? As a newly aspiring self-storage owner, I’ve had to do some research about self-storage industry growth and whether or not it’s a viable industry to enter at this time. (I’m a young buck, but I’ve been taught by the best, and I know that research is key). The industry […]

September 20, 2017

THE SECRET WEAPON   A Pleasant Surprise     I had the opportunity to present our Protection Plan to a prospective client last week and came away impressed with not only the owners and their vision but their “secret weapon”.   The Secret Weapon   In a city with mostly independently owned storage sites and […]

Protection Pete Has Arrived
Protection Pete To The Rescue!
July 19, 2017

THE MANAGER’S HERO! After sending out our brand new point of sale material, which included Protection Pete’s powerful poster and brochure, the response has been overwhelming!  Both were designed to prompt the prospective tenant to ask, ‘Who (what) is that?”,  which would then lead the manager into explaining our premium protection plan. It’s worked beautifully […]

Rest in Peace (R.I.P.) Tenant Insurance. Tenant Protection Plans are the wave of the future. Ad is in the August 2017 ISS Buyer's Guide.
The Death of Tenant Insurance!
July 13, 2017

After 43 years, IT’s going the way of the Dinosaur! It was originally created as a countertop ‘mail-in’ insurance brochure for customer convenience. It provided coverage between the tenant and a licensed insurance company. This product was made for the tenant to feel comfortable that the facility had passed enough underwriting standards to be able […]

Sales materials
Sales Materials For Your Tenants From TPP!
May 17, 2017

They’re here–hot off the presses! TPP’s brand new brochures and posters. Designed to add professionalism and class to your point of sale materials and to stimulate and energize your managers and potential tenants. The brochures are clean, easy to understand and very colorful. When prospective tenants take them home, whether they are shopping you or have just […]