The benefits of joining an association

Benefits of joining SSAA – Self Storage Association of Australasia Updated from an article in 2008 I recently represented the design & marketing arm of Storman at one of the Self Storage Association of Australasia’s (SSAA’s) dinner meetings in Auckland, New Zealand. It was certainly one of the most interesting ones I’ve attended to date […]

Andy’s 2018 Wrap-Up

Andy Pudmensky

2018 was a great year for Storman and the local AU/NZ self storage industry; one filled with customer visits, SSAA functions, awards, the odd convention or two – and a swag of blogs to help you make the most your self storage management software and marketing. I’ve included links to various posts from 2018 below, […]

SSAA Conference Wrap-Up!


With the Self Storage Association of Australasia (SSAA) Conference coming and going this year in Brisbane, we celebrated our strong, enduring relationship spanning several decades by being involved in the conference once again. Storman and the SSAA have always worked together on delivering great outcomes for the industry through innovation and collaboration. We also wanted […]

Quick Wins for Your Self Storage Marketing

storman marketing features

Marketing is an evolving beast – with new software tools, search engine algorithms and social media platforms to learn every day. As we begin to close out the year, let’s set the scene and take a look at some key marketing findings

Congratulations SSAA Award Winners

Once again Storman had the privilege of being involved in this year’s Self Storage Association of Australia (SSAA) conference and what a conference it was! A big thank you goes out to all of the organisers. Storman wishes to heartily congratulate the SSAA winners and finalists for 2018. National Mini Storage (Newmarket, NZ) – Facility […]

Photos from the 2018 Sunshine Coast SSAA Networking Dinner

ssaa-sunshine-coast dinner

I recently attended the SSAA’s (Self Storage Association of Australasia’s) networking event on the Sunshine Coast. It was a great evening, and offered a fantastic opportunity to catch up with everyone – some of whom I’d not seen in a good 7 or 8 years! I also got the opportunity to talk to a few new faces about Storman’s […]

Using Customer Journey Maps to Improve Experiences (Part 3)

Customer Journey maps

Part 3: Prioritise, Implement & Test Now that we understand the importance of the customer journey and have mapped our touchpoints with an emotional state, it’s time to make some improvements – but where to start? The easiest way to decide where to spend your energy (and time) first, is to look at which particular […]

Disruption & Self Storage

Disruption can be characterised as innovative new businesses sweeping away old ways of doing things. The emergence of several new-wave providers in urban areas of East Coast Australia has created a peer-to-peer storage market which matches spare space in a room, home, backyard, office or garage to consumers over the net. Disruptors should not be […]