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5 Tips for Renting an Apartment in a New Town

By Guest Contributor   November 4, 2013

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[ Timi Burke, Rent.com ]

So, you’ve been admitted to a college or hired by a new employer. Congrats! Here are five things to do if you’re facing relocation to an unfamiliar town, with no friends or relatives to offer guidance.

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7 Twitter Tips for Startups (or Anyone Else)

By John Egan   October 30, 2013

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A recent infographic from an outfit called Brickfish detailed just how massive Twitter has become: 230 million active users worldwide, with 100 million of them logging onto the microblogging platform at least once a day.

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Can the New Clutter App Help Solve Our Clutter Mess?

By Kathryn Hawkins   October 29, 2013

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Self-storage facilities originally were intended to be short-term solutions for people who were planning to sell goods or move them into a bigger house. But for many Americans, self-storage now is a “leave it and forget it” solution–they store stuff that won’t fit into their homes and frequently leave it in storage for long periods.

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9 Companies That Offer Great Customer Service

By John Egan   October 25, 2013

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At SpareFoot, our Customer Experience Team and Client Relations Team strive to deliver top-rate customer service. The customer group helps the people who are paying money to rent self-storage units, and the client group helps the people who are making money by renting out self-storage units that they own or operate. Through our rigorous hiring process, we recruit the best of the best to assist our customers and clients by phone and by email.

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6 Things You Can Fit Into a Typical Storage Unit

By Guest Contributor   October 23, 2013

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by Amanda Hopkins, CORT Furniture ]

Self-storage is available in all shapes and sizes. Unfortunately, if you’re trying to assess what size unit you need, it can be hard to visualize your belongings in the space. Nonetheless, based on the common self-storage unit size of 100 square feet (10×10), we were able to figure out six things that you could fit into that unit.

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What Everyone Needs to Know About Protecting Personal Data

By Nick DiUlio   October 22, 2013

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When it comes to security breaches and identity theft, no industry appears to be immune—not even self-storage.

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Door About to Roll Up on Self-Storage Comic Book ‘Unit 44’

By John Donegan   October 21, 2013

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Fresh off a successful Kickstarter campaign, Florida comic book writer Wes Locher is launching his self-storage-themed comic book series, “Unit 44.” With its tagline–“Area 51. Storage Units. Conspiracy. Humor”–the comic book piqued our interest immediately.

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Why Millions of Us Really Do Need Self-Storage

By John Egan   October 17, 2013

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Self-storage has been taking it on the chin recently, and now it’s time to fight back.

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Smithsonian Institution Museum Support Center: The Ultimate Storage Facility

By John Egan   October 16, 2013

Smithsonian Institution Museum Support Center

During a recent and long-planned getaway to Washington, DC, the signs appeared everywhere. Notices at the entrances to scores of federal buildings reminded me—not that I really needed reminding—that these places were closed because of the federal government shutdown.

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How to Prepare for an Adult Child Moving Back Home

By Rachel Hartman   October 14, 2013

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When your children leave the nest, be prepared: They may come back soon.

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