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Get Ahead Scholarship Winner - Caitlyn J. Schnur


We received hundreds of applications for our Fall 2017 "Get Ahead Scholarship" from all over the United States including Puerto Rico. They range in age from 18 to 49 and majoring in everything from medicine to computer science.  With all this talented applicants, the task of selecting a winner was a difficult one, but at the end, there was a clear winner, Caitlyn Jane Schnur, Vermilion High School Graduate and recently enrolled at Ohio University.

The opportunities available to me through Peer Leadership helped me develop more as an individual. The experiences I had were eye opening and the new...


How Ecommerce Companies Run Their Business From Personal Storage Space


In the days of old, business owners would have a brick and mortar store to stockpile their inventory.

But with the rise of e-commerce businesses, owners are finding they're not able to find a place for their inventory.

If you're one of these business owners, you are looking for an efficient and convenient way to keep all of your items in one place. You may currently be using an unused room in your home, or stockpiling things in random places throughout your personal space.

But there are other options. Read on to learn how personal storage spaces are the ideal...


How To Prepare For A Long Distance Move


No matter where you're moving to, a long distance move is an enormous undertaking. Moving down the street or in the same city is stressful enough, but moving across the country can be terrifying.

When expenses start popping up, you may be wondering if there's anything you can do to make your move easier.
You're in luck. There are tons of tips out there to help you prepare for the best of them. We're here with 10 of the most helpful.

How to prepare for a long distance move

Estimate a budget

The very first thing you should do...


What are the benefits of a self storage aggregator?


Marketing is expensive. You can spend thousands on print and digital marketing to get the exposure you need. SEO is an ever-changing target and maintaining a place at the top of the SERPs requires massive investments in both time and money. When self storage operators try to go it alone, they will find that they must part with substantial sums of money before they ever see any results. It may take months of testing and adjustments to your marketing strategy before you start to see it driving customers to you. In the meantime, you are dealing with a large expense and lower revenue....


The 10 Best Places To Travel In The United States


Who said you had to travel abroad to have a great time? You can join the millions of other domestic and international travelers who spent $683.1 billion on leisurely travels in America (in 2016).

There are plenty of great places to see right here in the homeland. If you’re like most people, you haven’t traveled to more than a handful of states.

You can change this by planning your next vacation to one of the best places to travel in America. At least, this way, you won’t have to worry about hiccups in your travels due to President Trump’s travel...


5 Creative Uses for Your Storage Unit


It's impressive what you can do with a small, box-like space when you add a little creativity into the mix. A self-storage unit is a great example of this. Does an oversize closet really just have to be used for storing the things you no longer have room for?

Actually, no! Self-storage can offer more than just extra space for your things. With a little bit of out-of-the-box thinking, you can find many uses for self-storage that don't have anything to do with the storage part.

Keep in mind, how you use a unit depends on your needs and...


How Self Storage Units Can Save You Money


Is your home getting too small because of all of your possessions?

You are not the only one who is in the same overcrowded boat. Businesses, students, and families are now using storage units to save money while keeping their belongings safe.

Now your are probably wondering, "How will investing in storage units actually save me money?"

The answer is quite simple. While living expenses are getting bigger, so is rent. Storage units are a cheaper alternative to keeping all of your possessions without being forced to pay for a bigger rent just because you have...


10 Ways to Thank Your Friends for Helping With Your Move


Pizza and beer are classics, but why not go the extra mile when thanking friends and family for being awesome moving helpers. We're sharing our favorite ideas.

We've all been on both sides of the moving equations: the person moving and the moving helper.

Both experiences can usher in emotions of dread because everyone knows that moving is hard and one's time is a precious thing.

Whether you're moving to another country, just down the road, or putting your belongings in storage for a few months, having friends as moving helpers is usually the least expensive method.

But how to repay...


9 Safe Storage Tips for Long-Term Trips


Adventures are best when they are long. Longer than a month, preferably. If you spend more time in a place, you can get to know the people and the cultures better. And, who knows, you may even make some lasting friends.
But when you go on long adventures, especially ones that last longer than a year, you may want to keep your belongings in a safe place. Safe storage exists. And you can definitely keep your stuff dry and safe from many kinds of liabilities.
But what are the ins and outs of storage, especially if you...


How to Organize to Get More from Your Storage Space


1. Get rid of your stuff. Your storage space goes further when you have less to put in it.

Whether you subscribe to the Marie Kondo The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up ethos of everything you own should bring you joy…

… or opt for the more ruthless "well, this is big and heavy. Definitely not storing this" approach, you want to try and get rid of as much of your stuff as possible before you even get to your new storage space.


Well for starters, it’s going to make your life a lot easier. The less...


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