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New StorageTreasures Unit Liquidation Program Saves Self Storage Operators Estimated $1.4 Million

OpenTech Alliance reported significant cost-savings for operators that have leveraged the new Unit Liquidation Program to clear units that don’t sell on the StorageTreasures online storage auction platform. With estimated standard disposal costs often at $350 or more, the 4,000+ units cleared in the past 10 months equates to an over $1.4 million reduction in costs related to storage unit cleanouts.

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Red, Yellow and Green Lights: Good for Stoplights, Bad for Self Storage Keypads

Red means stop, yellow means caution, and green means go (or hit the accelerator and hurry up!). The traffic light or stoplight was patented in 1910 by Earnest Sirrine, but we all understand what the colors mean when approaching a stoplight. That is an example of an ideal user experience. Similarly, self storage keypads play a big role in providing an ideal CX for your tenants.

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OpenTech Reports 60K Auctions in December on StorageTreasures.com

OpenTech Alliance, managing stakeholder of StorageTreasures, announced record auctions results for operators on the online storage auction platform in 2021. The platform hosted a total of 59,672 auctions in December, recording the most auctions ever hosted by storage operators in the site’s 11-year history.

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OpenTech Recruits Customer Experience VP and Expands Service Teams

OpenTech Alliance announced they have recruited a senior executive and a team of experienced managers to expand and elevate their customer success division. Liz Amato, OpenTech’s new VP of Customer Experience, is among the top talent recruited to overhaul and improve customer service and support for OpenTech storage partners.

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Kingbox Self Storage Automates France Facilities with INSOMNIAC® CIA Access Control

Kingbox Self Storage solves self storage operational challenges across four facilities with INSOMNIAC CIA. The France-based operator leveraged the cloud-based access control system as part of a strategic technology stack designed to support a semi-automated business model. CIA has helped Kingbox automate the day-to-day operations of their facilities to focus on tasks that provided greater value for their business growth goals.

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OpenTech Alliance to Attend FEDESSA as Demand for IoE in Europe Heats Up

OpenTech Alliance is excited to announce the company will exhibit at and attend the FEDESSA (Federation of European Self Storage Associations) Conference 2021 on September 21-22. The US-based company will feature their popular self storage Internet of Everything (IoE) platform, which includes INSOMNIAC® Centralized Intelligent Access, the first product to expand at scale into the UK and European markets.

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Auction Data on Laptop with Gavel

Secrets to Auction Success: You CAN Recover More from Your Self Storage Lien Sales

Get it sold, write off the debt, and move on to more important things. This used to be the only option for self storage lien sales. That is no longer the case with your delinquent units. With the growth of online storage auctions, a wealth of bidder behavior data has revealed proven tactics for greater auction success. You CAN recover more debt from your lien sales if you follow a few simple, data-backed best practices.

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Self Storage Legislation Update Part 3 | OpenTech Alliance

Self Storage Legislation Update Part 3: New Changes to Lien Laws

See new changes to self storage legislation in Texas and Louisiana that impact lien laws. Don’t add the liability of a wrongful lien sale to your storage operation. Read the article today to learn what changes have been passed into law and how they will impact your self storage business in 2021 and beyond.

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Customer Acquisition Self Storage Marketing Services Available for Operators

OpenTech Alliance announced the launch of Customer Acquisition Services (CAS), a robust new line of comprehensive digital marketing and e-commerce solutions now available to self storage operators. With a team vested in self storage and over 30 years of experience delivering data-backed results, CAS is primed to help operators of all sizes grow their operation, optimize lifetime tenant value and increase net revenue.

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OpenTech Closes Acquisition of Adigma

OpenTech Alliance Closes Acquisition of Adigma, LLC

OpenTech Alliance announced on April 9 formal intentions to acquire Adigma, LLC, a leading digital marketing and technology company in Lehi, UT. The transaction closed on May 1 and the company announced the addition of a Customer Acquisition Services (CAS) department, a new line of comprehensive digital marketing and e-commerce solutions now available to OpenTech customers.

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OpenTech Alliance Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Adigma, LLC

OpenTech Alliance has entered into an agreement to acquire Adigma, LLC, a leading digital marketing and technology company in the Silicon Slopes tech hub of Utah. The transaction is projected to close in the next 45 days. The principals at Adigma have notably contributed to the success of industry leaders like Extra Space Storage (EXR), National Storage Affiliates (NSA), SmartStop and more.

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Explore INSOMNIAC SmartEye features to see how our self storage security system can work for you! | OpenTech

Self Storage Security Systems: Extra Space Invests in INSOMNIAC® SmartEye

OpenTech Alliance announced a strategic partnership with Extra Space Storage to reduce security threats at high-risk facilities. INSOMNIAC SmartEye, OpenTech’s highly effective security solution that leverages artificial intelligence and professional monitoring services to detect, intercept and prevent crime, has played an integral role in reducing incidents at these locations.

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See how you can use online storage auctions to help recuperate costs | OpenTech

How Metro Self Storage Uses Online Storage Auctions & Review Services

StorageTreasures, LLC expanded their relationship with Metro Storage LLC (dba Metro Self Storage) to refine and reduce risk at every stage of the lien sale process. The veteran company has conducted auctions online since 2015 and leveraged an auction review service to minimize lien sale liability for nearly 10 years.

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