Give Yourself a Gift

Posted on Dec 10 2012 - 6:54pm by Holly Robinson

Everybody loves a deal – especially during this time of the year. MiniCo and Universal Storage Management Company are giving a special holiday gift to owners and managers of self storage businesses. They are offering the last webinar in their Master Class series for only $25. The original cost was $149.95 so this discount is one-sixth of the initial price.

M. Anne Ballard is presenting this last webinar on Thursday December 20, 2012. Ballard is the president and founder of the Universal Management Company. She is an expert in the self-storage industry. She frequently speaks at conventions and workshops. She contributes to the “Mini storage Messenger,” “Self Storage Almanac,” and other self-storage publications. She wrote “The Hat Lady Speaks: Marketing Self Storage. With her partner, Norma Taylor, they have almost fifty years of professional management and marketing experience.

This 2-hour webinar, titled “Ready, Set, Go! Planning for 2013” will focus on finding hidden income, maximizing the leasing season, and energizing income results. Areas of focus include:

Finding Hidden Income

  • Identifying target income types using the management summary
  • Adding more than $20 in profit to each move in with box sales
  • 100% tenant insurance enrollment
  • Getting real about discounts and fees
  • Budgeting and goal setting

Maximizing the Leasing Season

  • Evaluating your store to identify obstacles
  • Maximizing your drive-by traffic
  • Planning marketing programs and measuring results
  • Increasing referrals and traffic
  • Closing the highest percentage of walk-ins

Energizing Income Results

  • Measuring conversion ratios
  • Creating powerful presentations
  • Managing events and networking
  • Utilizing free and low-cost advertising
  • Selling techniques for sensational results

Go here to register for the class. If you have several employees that would like to participate in this webinar. Group discounts are available. Call 800-528-1056 ext. 3526 for details.

This workshop can help you develop a personalized plan for success in 2013. You will be able to identify areas for improvement so that you can set and reach your goals for the coming year.

The Universal Management Company has been in business for 19 years. It started with a portfolio of eight self storage facilities and a staff of 20. Now, the company manages over 42 facilities in several states. The company provides full-service management, marketing, and financial accounting to its property owners. It is continually listed as a Top Operator in the annual list published by Inside Self-Storage.

MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, publishes the “Mini-Storage Messenger” which is a leading monthly trade magazine in the self storage industry. It was founded in 1974 to provide specialty insurance products and publications for people employed in the self storage industry.

Sources Used:

“MiniCo Offers Final Webinar in Master Class Series Presented by Self-Storage Expert M. Anne Ballard.” PRWeb; 10 December 2012

Mini-Storage Messenger.

Universal Management Company.

Give Yourself a Gift

About Holly Robinson

Holly Robinson (no, not Holly Robinson-Peete - the Autism advocate/actress/model/athlete's wife) works as a "staging expert" for a national real estate company, who has recently moved from a fast-paced metropolitan area to a slower-paced suburbia. In her spare time she keeps an online journal of the differences in these two worlds, and how she manages to keep a toe hold in each. Her topics often include "what you can live without" and "life's must-haves," - life simplification without sacrifice - which she has learned through her profession.
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