On June 1, Smart Marketing Concepts LLC will debut its new Usave Storage brand, designed to provide owners of small to mid-size self-storage facilities with Internet exposure and access to online reservations technology.
The brand website, Usavestorage.com, gives consumers access to a network of brand-affiliated independents. Each member of the network is given exclusive use of the brand within a specified and protected territory to limit competition by another nearby store, according to Mike Harley, president. Territories will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis via application, beginning June 1.
Harley has an extensive background in reservations technology, channel distribution, Internet marketing and national franchising.
Headquartered in Oldsmar, Fla., Smart Marketing Concepts was formed in 2003 to provide next-generation reservations technology and Internet-marketing solutions to a wide variety of industries. The company owns and operates a proprietary centralized reservations system offering real-time rates, inventory and management reports with instant customer confirmations.