Business Storage – Jiffy Self-Storage https://www.jiffystorage.com Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:00:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 2 Tips For Choosing The Right Packing Supplies https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/2-tips-for-choosing-the-right-packing-supplies/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/2-tips-for-choosing-the-right-packing-supplies/#respond Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:30:13 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/?p=185258 Having a pre-prepared list of all of the packing supplies you will need to move your belongings into a storage unit or a new home will make the move much less stressful. For the best moving experience possible, follow our below tips: Prepare a List of All of Your Supplies Moving Boxes. Ensure that your
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Having a pre-prepared list of all of the packing supplies you will need to move your belongings into a storage unit or a new home will make the move much less stressful. For the best moving experience possible, follow our below tips:

Choosing Right Packing Supplies

    1. Prepare a List of All of Your Supplies
      • Moving Boxes. Ensure that your boxes are brand-new and sturdy and that you have a variety of sizes to choose from. Using used boxes is generally not advised as they can be flimsy and are susceptible to breaking.
      • Specialized Boxes. Specialized boxes, such as ones for dishes, allow you to pack dishes quickly and efficiently, while providing additional protection. Similarly, there are also specialized boxes for clothing, which allow you to hang up your wardrobe, saving both time and money on dry cleaning.
      • Tape. Add extra tape to the bottom of each box to provide additional support, especially if the items in the box are particularly heavy.
      • Bubble Wrap and Shrink Wrap. Use bubble wrap to protect fragile items, like a television, while shrink wrap can be used to cover mirrors or furniture for additional protection during the move.
      • Packing Paper and Foam Peanuts. Packing paper, or recycled paper, can be used to wrap fragile items like dishes or fill out excess space in each box to prevent shifting. Foam peanuts have a similar effect, adding protection to your items by preventing items from shifting.
      • Markers. Ensure that you label the contents of each box so that unpacking is made easy.
      • Mattress Covers. Investing in a mattress cover will provide additional protection for your mattress, both during the move when it is likely to get dirt and other grime on it, and during its stay in the storage unit, where dust can accumulate.
      • Furniture Covers. These will allow your furniture to breathe during its time in the storage unit, which will prevent any mold from growing due to humidity. Similarly, it will provide additional protection away from dust and bugs.
    2. Get an Estimate of How Many Supplies You Will Need

If you aren’t sure how many packing supplies you will need, look online before you begin packing – there are many lists which will provide an estimate, which will save you a lot of time and hassle in the long run. To move into a new home, the amount of supplies you will need will vary on the size of your home. For example, a three bedroom home will usually require 16 extra large boxes, 16 large boxes, 18 medium-sized boxes, 20 small boxes, 6 rolls of tape, 2 rolls of bubble wrap and 2 packages of packing paper.

Moving can be made a lot less stressful by simply planning ahead: having a list of the packing supplies you will need and an estimate of the amount, will go a long way.

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How Renting A Storage Space Helps Your Business’ Revenue https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/how-renting-a-storage-space-helps-your-business-revenue/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/how-renting-a-storage-space-helps-your-business-revenue/#respond Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:47:48 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/?p=185191 It might not seem immediately obvious, but how you utilize your office space can have a direct and observable impact on your business’ revenue. Make sure that you are maximizing your office space and keep everything on site you really need to run and grow your business – this may really save you money. And
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It might not seem immediately obvious, but how you utilize your office space can have a direct and observable impact on your business’ revenue. Make sure that you are maximizing your office space and keep everything on site you really need to run and grow your business – this may really save you money. And as for what you don’t need readily on-hand, there are a variety of storage options to suit all your needs.

Grow Business With Better Storage

Here are five ways that renting storage space can help your business’ revenue and cut costs.

Remove the clutter. Most offices are filled with an array of desks, cabinets and paperwork supplies that are just not needed. Anything that doesn’t need to be on site: put into self-storage. It frees up space not only for items and furniture that you are actually using, but will make your employees feel less boxed-in and hopefully more productive.

Buy in bulk. Without sufficient storage, you may be purchasing business supplies in small amounts to keep your office space from getting overloaded, but this may be preventing you from taking advantage of great deals and lower prices. Buying items in bulk can be a big money saver, and you shouldn’t be forced to choose between a good deal and a comfortable and uncluttered office.

Added security. Most self-storage facilities have sophisticated security systems installed for round the clock surveillance. Most businesses have sensitive documentation and client information that needs protecting, as well as expensive raw materials. The added peace of mind not only for you, but individuals and other companies doing business with you, can help build relationships and establish your name as one that is synonymous with safety and security.

Good alternatives to warehouse fees. If your business deals with a product that has a high turnover, ordering, purchasing and storing is a never ending task and usually entails the renting out of warehouse space. Self-storage, especially for mid-sized companies can be a viable, more cost-effective alternative to warehouse storage which still allows you to store items off premises and frees up space.

Run your Business From the Unit. It may seem unconventional, but according to research done by the BBC, many small firms choose to operate out of self-storage units because of the flexibility, short notice periods, low overhead and the ability to come and go as one pleases.

Finding self-storage that suits your business is essential for keeping an uncluttered office space and can even be a great substitute for traditional warehouse space. Effective and smart storage is one of the easiest ways to save your business time and money, and it also provides assurance that there is a third party, with significant security measures in place, keeping an eye on your business’ valuables.

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How To Set Up A Small Office Space https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/how-to-set-up-a-small-office-space/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/how-to-set-up-a-small-office-space/#respond Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:44:32 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/?p=185187 Most of us haven’t attained the cushy corner office yet, complete with sitting area, bar and L-shaped executive desk so we have to make do with less space. This means that the decisions we make with what we do have need to be a bit more strategized and well executed. If you are planning on
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Most of us haven’t attained the cushy corner office yet, complete with sitting area, bar and L-shaped executive desk so we have to make do with less space. This means that the decisions we make with what we do have need to be a bit more strategized and well executed.

Small Office Set Up

If you are planning on setting up a small office space, here are five tips to consider that will help you get a lot out of a little.

Reduce your reliance on paper. Any office, but especially a smaller one, will become more agile the less it relies on paper. Going digital will reduce the need for bulky office furniture such as filing cabinets, which will take up the majority of the free floor space in your office.

Get rid of clutter. Clutter in a small space is not only a physical burden, but a mental one too. Feeling like the walls are closing in around you is a sure-fire way to decrease creativity and productivity. Choose your ornaments and decorations carefully in a small space, ones that will help promote creative and cognitive ability.

Utilize wall-to-wall flooring. Sometimes having a throw-mat or area rug in a small space can make it feel chopped up and disjointed. Having consistent flooring throughout your small office space creates a sense of continuity and actually makes the space feel larger and more well-appointed. Try and avoid tiles made out of hard materials as they can drastically alter the acoustics of a small room and create echoes, making phone conversations difficult.

Maximize your lumination. Track LED lighting or recessed LED lighting is the best way to light a small office space. Uplights tend to illuminate the ceiling and cast shadows over everything else and although these may create softer, more relaxing lighting, these are not appropriate for a productive workspace. Small LED desk lamps are better alternatives to floor lamps that also take up value surface area.

Label your cables. In a small space, cables and cords can quickly pile up into a labyrinthine mess and become impossible to make sense of. Labelling both ends of your cables, either with cable tags or markers, will let you know what you are plugging-in and unplugging when crouched down, searching under a small desk in a confined space.

Setting up a small office space can be simple and straightforward if you follow the advice above. Given your space constraints, you can accomplish a lot if you know how and where to place the limited number of items and pieces of furniture you require. Smart and effective layout and lighting will make you feel like you are working with a lot more space than you actually have and will be conducive to a productive workday.

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How to store your valuable efficiently https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/how-to-store-your-valuable-efficiently/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/how-to-store-your-valuable-efficiently/#respond Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:32:00 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/how-to-store-your-valuable-efficiently/ Those utilizing self storage facilities might just think they can pile their belongings into a unit and hope for the best.

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Those utilizing self storage facilities might just think they can pile their belongings into a unit and hope for the best. 

While you are surely entitled to use your storage unit however you want, there is some advice you should take to ensure your items are exactly the same when you open that storage unit as they were when you closed it. When it comes to organizing your unit, its a good idea to put larger, heavier items on the bottom, so they don't destroy lighter, smaller things. If you are storing furniture, try to stack any items on top of each other to save room. 

Furthermore, you will want to consider obtaining a climate-controlled storage unit. This is a good idea if you plan on storing electronics or valuable works of art. Reputable storage facilities are available to ensure you make the most out of your space and all your items are safe and secure. 

Besides budget priced Toronto self storage spaces, Jiffy Self-Storage is now offering air conditioned Jiffy Workspaces/Offices with internet, light and power for small businesses and for business persons having outgrown their Toronto  small office home office (SOHO). There are a limited number of these workspaces available so contact Jiffy before all the spaces are gone.

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Small-business owners find help at self-storage facilities https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/small-business-owners-find-help-at-self-storage-facilities/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/small-business-owners-find-help-at-self-storage-facilities/#respond Thu, 01 Aug 2013 20:45:55 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/small-business-owners-find-help-at-self-storage-facilities/ Most small-business owners are unaware of the benefits self storage can have to streamline operations at an office.

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Most small-business owners are unaware of the benefits self storage can have to streamlining operations at an office. 

The primary advantage of using self storage is to clear a space from clutter. While this in itself can help to make an office run more efficiently, freeing up space, it's not the only benefit of self storage. 

Perhaps the often overlooked perk of self storage is the ability to house documents. This can really benefit small-business owners, as they might have one-of-a-kind documents lying around that could be susceptible to damage. A file cabinet or hard drive just won't cut it if there is a flood or fire. If a valuable document gets damaged, it can be a big liability for any business owner. Luckily, Jiffy Self Storage provides a solution. 

Besides budget priced Toronto self storage spaces, Jiffy Self-Storage is now offering air conditioned Jiffy Workspaces/Offices with internet, light and power for small businesses and for business persons having outgrown their Toronto  small office home office (SOHO). There are a limited number of these workspaces available so contact Jiffy before all the spaces are gone.

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The underrated benefits of self storage https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/the-underrated-benefits-of-self-storage/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/the-underrated-benefits-of-self-storage/#respond Tue, 30 Jul 2013 22:38:48 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/the-underrated-benefits-of-self-storage/ When most people think of self storage units, they think of a place where they can keep their valuables, primarily when they are involved in a home move.

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When most people think of self storage units, they think of a place where they can keep their valuables, primarily when they are involved in a home move. However, there are far more benefits than just storing furniture or seasonal items.

Self storage's most underrated benefits are that many reputable facilities offer document storage, as well as a number of solutions for small-business owners. 

Too often do home and business owners worry about losing one-of-a-kind or valuable documents. The fact of the matter is that accidents could happen that would ruin these documents. Hard drives crash and fires can spark unexpectedly. Utilizing self storage is the best way to avoid valuable documents from being destroyed. At the very least it can offer peace of mind, knowing they are safe.

Besides budget priced Toronto self storage spaces, Jiffy Self-Storage is now offering air conditioned Jiffy Workspaces/Offices with internet, light and power for small businesses and for business persons having outgrown their Toronto  small office home office (SOHO). There are a limited number of these workspaces available so contact Jiffy before all the spaces are gone.

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Not sure what size storage unit you need? No problem https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/not-sure-what-size-storage-unit-you-need-no-problem/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/not-sure-what-size-storage-unit-you-need-no-problem/#respond Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:55:05 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/not-sure-what-size-storage-unit-you-need-no-problem/ Many home and business owners would benefit from self storage but fear they would either pay for space they don't need or wouldn't have enough room to fit their belongings.

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Many home and business owners would benefit from self storage but fear they would either pay for space they don't need or wouldn't have enough room to fit their belongings. 

Units are available to suit the needs of nearly any request and storage professionals are on hand to ensure the process runs smoothly. Jiffy Self Storage will ensure you find the right storage unit to fit your needs. 

Jiffy is also flexible. Those utilizing a storage unit can sign a month-to-month lease, so if they decide they need a larger or small storage unit, it's no problem. Self storage can clear out the clutter in a home or streamline business operations for a small-business owner. Jiffy also offers document storage, giving consumers peace of mind knowing their valuable or one-of-a-kind documents are safe and sound. 

Besides budget priced Toronto self storage spaces, Jiffy Self-Storage is now offering air conditioned Jiffy Workspaces/Offices with internet, light and power for small businesses and for business persons having outgrown their Toronto small office home office (SOHO). There are a limited number of these workspaces available so contact Jiffy before all the spaces are gone.

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Jiffy Self Storage suited for small-business owners https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/jiffy-self-storage-suited-for-small-business-owners/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/jiffy-self-storage-suited-for-small-business-owners/#respond Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:24:16 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/jiffy-self-storage-suited-for-small-business-owners/ Small-business owners always need to watch their budget to ensure they are spending wisely, and Jiffy Self Storage is making that a little easier.

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Small-business owners always need to watch their budget to ensure they are spending wisely, and Jiffy Self Storage is making that a little easier.

Storage units are available to help streamline small-business operations. Self storage is a good way for any business to clear out clutter in an office. Not only does this save a small-business owner space, but it also makes operations look more professional.

In addition to storing large items like furniture, units are available to store irreplaceable documents. As documents lying around the office are more susceptible to being ruined, self storage provides a solution. Climate-controlled units ensure these documents stay in the exact same condition as when you left them, and easy accessibility ensures a small-business owner can access them when they need to.

Besides budget priced Toronto self storage spaces, Jiffy Self-Storage is now offering air conditioned Jiffy Workspaces/Offices with internet, light and power for small businesses and for business persons having outgrown their Toronto  small office home office (SOHO). There are a limited number of these workspaces available so contact Jiffy before all the spaces are gone.

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Jiffy Self Storage: A tool for small-business owners https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/jiffy-self-storage-a-tool-for-small-business-owners/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/jiffy-self-storage-a-tool-for-small-business-owners/#respond Mon, 15 Jul 2013 18:00:51 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/jiffy-self-storage-a-tool-for-small-business-owners/ Jiffy Self Storage is so much more than a place people can keep their valuables. The business is also a useful tool for small business owners in the Toronto area.

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Jiffy Self Storage is so much more than a place people can keep their valuables. The business is also a useful tool for small-business owners in the Toronto area.

Any small business can benefit from streamlining operations at their office, placing excess furniture or one-of-a-kind documents in storage. However, that is not the only way Jiffy Self Storage sets itself apart from its competitors.

Small-business owners can rent a personal mail box at Jiffy to receive mail while away from the office. This is helpful for businesspeople who travel, are on sabbatical or take on extended holidays. The cheap service ensures they can remain as efficient outside the office as they would inside the office. That's not the only extra benefit of self storage for small-business owners, as Jiffy even gives them a place to work.

Besides budget priced Toronto self storage spaces, Jiffy Self-Storage is now offering air conditioned Jiffy Workspaces/Offices with internet, light and power for small businesses and for business persons having outgrown their Toronto  small office home office (SOHO). There are a limited number of these workspaces available so contact Jiffy before all the spaces are gone

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Self storage can streamline small-business operations https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/self-storage-can-streamline-small-business-operations/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/self-storage-can-streamline-small-business-operations/#respond Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:40:57 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/self-storage-can-streamline-small-business-operations/ While many small business might think they are at it alone when it comes to improving the efficiency of their business, resources are available to help.

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While many small business might think they are at it alone when it comes to improving the efficiency of their business, resources are available to help. 

Whether you have items cluttering up a workspace or important documents that need to be kept safe, self storage can provide a solution for small-business owners looking to streamline operations. Storage units will keep items safe at all times, offering any small-business owners peace of mind, while at the same time providing accessibility in case they need to get a hold of a specific item fast. 

There is no shortage of benefits self storage can bring, like making a shop look more appealing for customers, and those interested should seek out reputable facilities. In Toronto, that means utilizing Jiffy Self Storage for all small-business needs. 

Small-business owners can even have mail forwarded to Jiffy or utilize their work stations to conduct business operations. 

Jiffy offers businesses plenty of options for Toronto storage, whether one needs to store filing cabinets or office supplies. What's more, the company is currently holding a contest for a new iPad 3, which is a device that just about every business person could use to help improve productivity.

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Engage employees to improve small-business production https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/engage-employees-to-improve-small-business-production/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/engage-employees-to-improve-small-business-production/#respond Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:58:04 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/engage-employees-to-improve-small-business-production/ Find ways to engage employees can be easier said than done, but it makes on the difference in boosting productivity at a small business.

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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 overall efficiency of a business. So how can a small-business owner engage employees?

It is critical for employers to recognize the worth of investing in talented employees and implementing a long-term strategy to keeping them productive at work. Offering pathways to promotions or increasing workplace competition are good ways to do this.

Small-business owners looking to clear out office space and improve efficiency of their business should utilize self storage as a cost-effective way to do so. These small tweaks in a business can go a long way to improve employee satisfaction and productivity in the workplace. 

Self storage can be a smart way to hang on to valuable items without taking up room in a house or apartment. For Toronto storage solutions, there's no better than Jiffy Self Storage. Those interested in self storage should check out the affordable rates on Jiffy's website, where they can also enter to win a free iPad 3.

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Customer service key for small businesses https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/customer-service-key-for-small-businesses/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/customer-service-key-for-small-businesses/#respond Mon, 24 Jun 2013 18:54:23 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/customer-service-key-for-small-businesses/ Good customer service can help a small business get off its feet, while poor customer service can snuff it out like a candle.

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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 they treat their customers. While a big business might have more capital to help customers, a smaller business can offer that personal touch. 

Small businesseslooking to improve their customer service should host regular customer appreciation events or seminars to educate their clientele. In addition, offering more products and services online increases convenience for customers, boosting their experience with your brand. Furthermore, small businesses should keep their workspaces tidy, as an office can be the first impression a customer gets about a business. Self storage is available to help clear out an office in a cost effective way. 

Jiffy offers businesses plenty of options for Toronto storage, whether one needs to store filing cabinets or office supplies. What's more, the company is currently holding a contest for a new iPad 3, which is a device that just about every business person could use to help improve productivity.

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Customer service key for any small business https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/customer-service-key-for-any-small-business/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/customer-service-key-for-any-small-business/#respond Fri, 21 Jun 2013 19:24:58 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/customer-service-key-for-any-small-business/ Any small business should be looking high and low for ways to improve customer service.

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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 improve customer service is by increasing outbound communication. These days, nearly everyone has a cellphone, if not a smartphone. Therefore, being proactive with communication should be a staple of any small business. Implementing a mobile website might also help customers seamlessly explore your business. 

Another way to increase customer service is to offer deals for long-time customers. While often businesses focus on attracting new clientele, they forget about taking care of the people who have been with them the longest. 

Finally, small businesses should ensure their office space looks good to customers. Those looking to clean out an office should look into self storage. A clean office will resonate well with customers. 

Jiffy offers businesses plenty of options for Toronto storage, whether one needs to store filing cabinets or office supplies. What's more, the company is currently holding a contest for a new iPad 3, which is a device that just about every business person could use to help improve productivity.

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Small-business owners should implement seasonal deals https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/small-business-owners-should-implement-seasonal-deals/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/small-business-owners-should-implement-seasonal-deals/#respond Mon, 17 Jun 2013 20:10:16 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/small-business-owners-should-implement-seasonal-deals/ Seasonal marketing can boost a business' profits, encourage new customers and help retain current customers.

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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 and roller blades in the summer, and just knowing this information can help a business with the way it is reaching out to its customers. 

Offerings seasonal deals is advantageous in that it creates a sense of urgency in a consumer, who knows this deal won't last forever so they better make a purchase while it's still around. In addition, it will get them in the door, encouraging them to buy additional products or services they would have otherwise gone without. 

Small businesses looking to implement seasonal marketing campaigns can also utilize self storage for particular items that might only be used a few months out of the year. Self storage provides an inexpensive option to keep items safe without having to clutter up a business. 

Jiffy offers businesses plenty of options for Toronto storage, whether one needs to store filing cabinets or office supplies. What's more, the company is currently holding a contest for a new iPad 3, which is a device that just about every business person could use to help improve productivity.

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Small business should look into reaching customers through videos https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/small-business-should-look-into-reaching-customers-through-videos/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/small-business-should-look-into-reaching-customers-through-videos/#respond Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:45:04 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/small-business-should-look-into-reaching-customers-through-videos/ Implementing a video marketing campaign will likely lead to more customers, sales, referrals, social media followers and overall interest.

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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 a big impact on a small business' bottom line.

"You don't have to be Steven Spielberg to create a YouTube video," Krizia de Verdier, a Toronto-based YouTube marketing specialist, told the news source. "It's not that complicated, and it provides a very effective and affordable way to brand your business online."

De Verdier added that video marketing is an effective way to connect with clientele and build anticipation for a product or service.

Small businesses implementing new changes to their business should also look into how self storage can streamline an office by freeing up working space. A few minor changes, like utilizing YouTube or self storage, can go a long way to attracting new customers.

Jiffy offers businesses plenty of options for Toronto storage, whether one needs to store filing cabinets or office supplies. What's more, the company is currently holding a contest for a new iPad 3, which is a device that just about every business person could use to help improve productivity.

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Increase productivity at your small business https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/increase-productivity-at-your-small-business/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/increase-productivity-at-your-small-business/#respond Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:13:37 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/increase-productivity-at-your-small-business/ When operating a small business there is little room for waste. All employees need to be running on all cylinders and there is no room for useless spending.

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When operating a small business, there is little room for waste. All employees need to be running on all cylinders, and there is no room for useless spending. With that being said, small-business owners will want to ensure their business is operating as productively as possible. 

One way to cut costs around the office is to utilize self storage. Business owners will surprised by how clearing out an offices clutter will improve efficiency, providing a pristine workspace for employees. 

In addition to ensuring the workplace is appealing, small-business owners will want to get the most out of their employees. This can be done by implementing ways for them to be promoted. Every employee should have a goal they are trying to reach within a business. This will ensure each and every employee strives to reach that goal by working hard.

Jiffy offers businesses plenty of options for Toronto storage, whether one needs to store filing cabinets or office supplies. What's more, the company is currently holding a contest for a new iPad 3, which is a device that just about every business person could use to help improve productivity.

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Target market analysis beneficial for small businesses https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/target-market-analysis-beneficial-for-small-businesses/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/target-market-analysis-beneficial-for-small-businesses/#respond Fri, 07 Jun 2013 19:39:24 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/target-market-analysis-beneficial-for-small-businesses/ Any small business could benefit from a target market analysis.

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Any small business could benefit from a target market analysis. 

A target market analysis does a number of things to help a small business. First, it will tell you everything about who is buying your product. Having this information can significantly help a business with its marketing campaign. Second, it will identify the customers your competitors are after, allowing your business to carve out niche markets and give you an edge. 

After a target market analysis, businesses will be able to act upon the information, deciding things like the need to appeal to a younger demographic through a social media campaign or what sales to offer through QR codes.

As the world continues to become more digital, there is an increasing need for storing hard copies of documents. Self storage is ideal to protect and keep one-of-a-kind documents safe. 

Jiffy offers businesses plenty of options for Toronto storage, whether one needs to store filing cabinets or office supplies. What's more, the company is currently holding a contest for a new iPad 3, which is a device that just about every business person could use to help improve productivity.

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Tips for Canadian small-business owners in need of a new store https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/tips-for-canadian-small-business-owners-in-need-of-a-new-store/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/tips-for-canadian-small-business-owners-in-need-of-a-new-store/#respond Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:59:47 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/tips-for-canadian-small-business-owners-in-need-of-a-new-store/ A small-business owner's store or office space might be the first and only thing a customer sees, meaning it is important it is organized and not falling apart at the seams.

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A small-business owner's store or office space might be the first and only thing a customer sees, meaning it is important it is organized and not falling apart at the seams. 

While small-business owners are sometimes inclined to make all repairs themselves, there a few things they'll want to consider. It is important to have the skills for the improvement you are looking to make, so don't just jump into a project. In addition, by solving one problem, you might have created another. For example, making a store or office more energy efficient with weather proofing can increase the risk of appliances leaking carbon monoxide, The Toronto Star reported.

Small-business owners are encouraged to look into more realistic options like self storage in order to make an office look more appealing, not to mention the freed-up space can help streamline business operation.

Jiffy Self Storage, a leader in Toronto storage solutions, is currently running a contest on their website for a free iPad 3. Visitors to the site simply need to match a few Canadian landmarks and they'll be entered to win the iPad or one of several other prizes.

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Tips to help small-business owners boost their bottom line https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/tips-to-help-small-business-owners-boost-their-bottom-line/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/tips-to-help-small-business-owners-boost-their-bottom-line/#respond Mon, 03 Jun 2013 20:21:08 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/tips-to-help-small-business-owners-boost-their-bottom-line/ Those just starting a business know how important and how hard boosting a bottom line can be.

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Those just starting a business know how important and how hard boosting a bottom line can be.

According to a recent report from the Toronto Star, once a small business recognizes adaptations they need to make to give them the competitive edge, they run into two problems: First, they do not know where to start, and second, they invest in something they assume will help their business but aren't actually at the root of the issue. So how does a small-business owner get to the core of a problem?

The answer is by better interacting with their bottom line. Small-business owners should have accountability structures that break down every hour of every workday, motivation in the workplace and a clear identification of leaders. In addition, storage is available to free up space and streamline business operations.

Self storage can be a smart way to hang on to valuable items without taking up room in a house or apartment. For Toronto storage solutions, there's no better than Jiffy Self Storage. Those interested in self storage should check out the affordable rates on Jiffy's website, where they can also enter to win a free iPad 3.

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Small-business owners seek loyalty program benefits https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/small-business-owners-seek-loyalty-program-benefits/ https://www.jiffystorage.com/blog/news-media/business-storage/small-business-owners-seek-loyalty-program-benefits/#respond Fri, 31 May 2013 22:54:50 +0000 https://www.jiffystorage.com/jiffy-news/toronto-news/toronto-business-storage/small-business-owners-seek-loyalty-program-benefits/ The economic potential for repeat business generated from a customer loyalty program is only as good as its perceived value to customers.

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The economic potential for repeat business generated from a customer loyalty program is only as good as its perceived value to customers.

According to a recent IT Business article, there is a new customer rewards program on the block. Released by Rogers Communications, the Vicinity Rewards program is a cloud-based platform designed specifically for small to mid-sized businesses that enables business owners to not only create loyalty programs garnered for their customers, but to implement the program and track its success.

"Small businesses across Canada are looking for cost effective, turn-key solutions to drive growth in their business and establish meaningful customer relationships," said Fiona Lake Waslander, general manager of Vicinity, in a statement. "Vicinity integrates easily into businesses, providing a simple platform to drive return traffic and increase customer lifetime value while encouraging residents to support local businesses."

With increased sales comes an increased need for reliable and affordable inventory storage.

Jiffy offers businesses plenty of options for Toronto storage, whether one needs to store filing cabinets or office supplies. What's more, the company is currently holding a contest for a new iPad 3, which is a device that just about every business person could use to help improve productivity.

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