In The News
Date: January 13, 2010

EFFECTIVE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA TO PROMOTE SELF-STORAGE
FACILITIES THE TOPIC OF FREE WEBINAR

PHOENIX, ARIZ. – Hundreds of millions of users are now actively logging on to social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, to access both personal and business information. Self-storage facilities have joined the growing list of businesses that are putting social media to work.

On January 20, 2010, Rebecca Morse, Circulation and Social Media Manager for MiniCo Publishing, and Derek M. Naylor, President of Storage Marketing Solutions, will present the free webinar Self‑Storage + Social Media: How to Make it Work Without Wasting Time & Money. The webinar is open to all self-storage professionals and will introduce participants to various social networking sites. Topics will include the following:

  • The ever-growing social network
  • Live demonstrations of social media sites
  • Time-saving tools to increase efficiency
  • How self-storage facilities are using social media
  • Getting started
  • Best practices for your facility

The webinar of will be co-sponsored by MiniCo Publishing and Storage Marketing Solutions and moderated by Poppy Behrens, Publisher, MiniCo Publishing, as part of the ongoing Mini‑Storage Messenger Self-Storage Webinar Series. For more information or to register, visit www.ministoragemessenger.com. Online registration is required for this free live event.

MiniCo Publishing, a division of MiniCo, Inc., publishes the Mini-Storage Messenger, the leading monthly trade magazine covering the global self-storage industry. Other publications include Self-Storage Now!, Mobile Self-Storage Magazine, RV & Boat Storage Today, Self-Storage Canada, the Self-Storage Almanac, the Self-Storage Development Handbook, and the Self‑Storage Buyer’s Guide.

Since 1974, Phoenix-based MiniCo, Inc. has been a self-storage leader providing superior specialty insurance programs, informative publications and valuable products and services created expressly for the self‑storage industry.