MiniCo Webinar Offers Tips for Building Mobile Storage Business During a Recession

Phoenix, AZ, July 15, 2009 --( On August 12, 2009, three veteran mobile storage professionals will present "Three Great Ways to Increase Mobile Business in a Recession," a free webinar open to all current and prospective mobile self-storage business professionals. The webinar will offer tips to help mobile storage business owners identify creative ways to increase their bottom lines during the current recession including the following topics:

· Working with disaster relief organizations
· Developing government storage business when residential business declines
· Long-distance shipping

Presenters for the event will be James “Dusty” Rhodes, Vice President of Franchise Operations for SMARTBOX; Buck Ramsey, Director of Mobile Storage and Moving Services for Hide-Away Storage; and Alex Wayman, Managing Director for Store to Door, LLC. Poppy Behrens, Publisher, MiniCo Publishing, will moderate the discussion. The webinar is sponsored by the 2008 Mobile Self-Storage Association annual conference exhibitors and sponsors.

The Mini-Storage Messenger Self-Storage Webinar Series offers informative monthly webinars free of charge to self-storage professionals and other individuals. Registration is required for webinars in this series. Register online at

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