SpareFoot, an online self-storage marketplace, has incorporated another self-storage Web property into its network. SelfStorageDeals.com, an aggregator of self-storage listings, is now using the SpareFoot Network, a database listing thousands of storage facilities nationwide. Its functionality helps consumers find, compare and reserve storage units online. SpareFoot is also managing conversion and search-engine optimization efforts for SelfStorageDeals.com.
SpareFoot began powering the site in November 2010, and it has since garnered significant increases in traffic and conversion, according to a company news release. The site was suffering a drop-off in traffic prior to the deal with SpareFoot. It now enjoys nearly 10,000 additional monthly visits over previous numbers. Matthew Watson, founder of SelfStorageDeals.com, said the partnership has exceeded expectations so far.
"We partnered with SpareFoot because their platform is the best in the industry at converting traffic. They provide a user-friendly experience for customers, while generating more tenants for our facility clients," Watson said. “Our business is growing month over month, and they've been amazing partners to work with."
Storage operators are not required to pay a monthly fee to be listed on SpareFoot’s directory. Operators pay when a new tenant moves in after reserving a storage unit through a site in the network.
Led by CEO Chuck Gordon, SpareFoot is committed to making consumers’ search for storage as simple as possible, while developing a diverse suite of products that offer the most straightforward, effective online marketing solutions to self-storage operators.
“SelfStorageDeals.com is a great addition to our growing list of partner sites. As their traffic continues to grow, facilities listed in the SpareFoot Network enjoy more exposure across the Web,” Gordon said. “We’re excited about this chance to provide our thousands of facility clients with even more opportunities to generate new tenants online.”