Self-Storage Management Companies the Focus of Minico Publishing Webinar

Phoenix, AZ, March 10, 2009 --( The next webinar in the ongoing Mini-Storage Messenger Self-Storage Webinar Series will focus on the benefits to self-storage owners of hiring a management company. The free webinar "Fee Management Specialists: Are We Right for Each Other?" will be presented on March 18, 2009, by M. Anne Ballard, President of Universal Management Company. The webinar will be sponsored by Universal Management Company and moderated by Poppy Behrens, Co‑Publisher, MiniCo Publishing.

Ms. Ballard founded Universal Management Company more than 15 years ago. She has written many articles for the "Mini-Storage Messenger" and other publications, and is a regular contributor to the annual "Self-Storage Almanac." A longtime top operator in the self-storage industry, Universal Management Company offers self-storage business owners the benefits of the company’s extensive industry experience as well as professional, unbiased management services. During this webinar, participants will learn about Universal’s telephone, auction, customer satisfaction and marketing programs. Other topics will include features that make the company unique, saving money by using proven programs, and maximizing income while improving the asset.

The Mini-Storage Messenger Self-Storage Webinar Series offers informative monthly webinars free of charge to self-storage professionals and other individuals. For more information or to register, visit 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.

MiniCo, Inc.
Christa Van Zant