When the self storage industry was in its infancy, marketing was not a big concern. Since there were very few facilities in existence, an owner merely needed to provide a fairly safe and clean environment for the small number of people looking to store their belongings. Over the years the number of available units has grown, as well as the number of people needing storage. Today, there are nearly 50,000 self storage facilities in the U.S. alone.
We are bombarded with an incalculable number of advertisements on any given day. Think about it; just on your drive to work you’ll hear radio commercials for car dealerships, local events, restaurants, furniture stores, shopping centers, radio sponsors and more.