28 Jun 2013

Self storage: Secure, clean and accessible

Self storage provides a useful solution to anyone who is moving or cleaning up a home. While many people over-stress themselves on moving day or homeowners have seasonal items piling up in a garage, self storage offers a solution. And most people don't know just how secure, clean and accessible…

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27 Jun 2013

According to a recent report from The Toronto Star, those who purchased a condominium unit in a building that is still being constructed might be in for extra costs come move-in time. The source reported that…

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26 Jun 2013

Whether it's that pair of roller skates in the winter or pair of ice skates in the summer, utilizing self storage for seasonal items can save you space in your home. But don't just think…

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25 Jun 2013

When deciding on whether or not you need a storage unit, don't let the common misconceptions influence your decision. Myth: My items won't be safeFact: Self storage provides a safe haven for valuables you do not…

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25 Jun 2013

According to a recent Canadian Real Estate Association report, Canadian home sales increased 3.6 percent in May on a month-over-month comparison, accounting for the largest gain in more than two years, while prices hit an…

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24 Jun 2013

Finding ways to engage employees can be easier said than done, but it makes the difference in boosting productivity at a small business.Improving employee engagement can improve a bottom line, customer service, operating income and the…

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24 Jun 2013

Good customer service can help a small business get off its feet, while poor customer service can snuff it out like a candle.Small businesses need to set themselves apart from larger businesses by the way…

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21 Jun 2013

According to a recent report from RealNet Canada, home prices in the greater Toronto area averaged a record high $644,427 during May. The report indicated that the price increase is likely due to the waning supply of…

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21 Jun 2013

Any small business should be looking high and low for ways to improve customer service. This should be an area where small businesses make their mark and set themselves apart from larger businesses. One way to…

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19 Jun 2013

As it is now six months into the year, every small-business owner should take a step back and assess their progress in the first half of the year. Crunching the numbers and seeing how you…

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18 Jun 2013

According to a recent report from the Canadian Real Estate Association, home sales in Canada increased by 3.6 percent in May on a month-over-month comparison. The report also indicated that home prices increased 3.7 percent…

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17 Jun 2013

Seasonal marketing can boost a business' profits, encourage new customers and help retain current customers. This means implementing marketing strategies that take advantage of seasonal trends. For example, it's easier to sell ice skates in the winter…

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17 Jun 2013

Leger Marketing, one of Canada`s  largest and most renowned polling organization was retained by the Consumer Choice Organization to research and conduct both consumer & business surveys of about 1,000 persons to determine the best services in Toronto for the category that the service falls into. These prestigious awards cannot be bought, as consumers choose which companies are outstanding in the winners field of service. JIffy Storage is 17 time consecutive winner of Consumer Choice Award For business excellence ins the Self Storage Toronto category, Jiffy Self Storage became a 17 time consecutive winner of this prestigious Consumer Choice Award. Consumer Choice Award organization has been bestowing these awards since its inception in1987. Its main purpose is…

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17 Jun 2013

Joanne (not her real name) spent a lot of time analyzing her family‘s move from her house to her Toronto self-storage unit. She itemized each piece, calculated cubic feet for each item being moved in and estimated that at most, she would need 200 sq ft of floor space to manage all the items going into storage. Being a perfectionist, before finalizing with the mover, she went over the list of storage items with the senior manager of the moving company. He confirmed what Joanne already knew and that the maximum storage size would be about 10ft x 20ft storage unit. Joanne reserved her storage unit prior to her move. On the moving day, Joanne went to the self-storage office…

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17 Jun 2013

Implementing a video marketing campaign will likely lead to more customers, sales, referrals, social media followers and overall interest.According to a recent report from The Toronto Star, promoting a small business through YouTube can have…

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14 Jun 2013

Mobile marketing has been increasing in popularity since the rise of the smartphone.Any small business can benefit from implementing a mobile market campaign. This can be particularly beneficial because it allows a business to be…

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13 Jun 2013

Toronto's housing market is booming, thanks in part to the rising popularity of condominiums.According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, condo starts reached 176,000 units in April, well above the initially anticipated 175,000 units. While…

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12 Jun 2013

The Toronto housing market is among the top in Canada and recent report showed that was no different in May.According to the Toronto Real Estate Board, home prices hit a record-high $542,174 in the greater…

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11 Jun 2013

The latest repot from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation showed that housing starts in the Toronto metropolitan area came in at 34,386 in May, up from 33,777 in April. The increase bodes well for the…

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