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Home Organization | Flashbacks Give Back Prize Update

Last year customers and fans of Manhattan Mini Storage helped us support NYC by selecting their favorite ad from our archive in our Flashbacks Give Back sweepstakes. In return we gave a cash donation to 5 non-profits that matched each ad’s theme. One lucky voter, professional makeup artist Jessica Ross, also won $2,500 and a free virtual home organization from Horderly. Jess sent us this update about how her space has transformed since she’s claimed her prize. Winning the Manhattan Mini Storage home organization sweepstakes is definitely the coolest thing that happened to me the whole whack-a-doodle year that was 2020. Paola, from Horderly, is a home organizational whiz with an eagle eye. In the first two minutes of talking to her, she looked at the pile of crap that was my health and wellness area and immediately spotted via Zoom an unopened package, and suspected correctly that its contents would never get used.  From there we made a plan to put like with like, figure out what can go into storage, and to purge the unnecessary.   First on my agenda was to remove from the closet all the old laptops and a wedding frame that if it hadn’t been used in ten years of marriage, probably won’t get used now.  (I say remove from closet and not get rid of because in reality these things have not made...

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Free Present Acceptance

This winter the pressure to bring joy through gifting to your inner circle is high. Unfortunately, surprising people who live in the same apartment with you is difficult. With your space already being used as a home office, gym, and school, where are you supposed to hide all the presents? Not to mention everyone is home. ALL. THE. TIME.  When gifts bought online move from unwrapped cardboard boxes piling up in plain sight to wrapped neatly in a celebratory pile that is the same size and shape, a bit of the holiday magic is definitely lost. Luckily, Manhattan Mini Storage is here to help you keep the holiday magic alive.  Every self-storage...

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Space For All

Our contribution to the NYC street scenery is getting a makeover as we introduce our new billboard and online advertising campaign, “Space for All.” Working in partnership with the marketing and creative agency Dentsu mcgarrybowen, the new campaign aims to remind people that even during a global pandemic and fraught elections, there will always be Space for All with Manhattan Mini Storage. “Bringing this campaign, and its cast of characters drawn straight from the character of New York, to life was a great partnership with the Dentsu mcgarrybowen team,” says Jason Morros, our Vice President, Integrated Marketing. “They were...

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Socially Distancing from the USA Storage Offers

If you’re worried about the tailspin that the election outcome is going to bring to NYC and contemplating a LONG trip out of the country, we want to make sure you’ve thought it through. Of course, you’ll need to deal with passports, visas, and packing. But, there’s bound to be some prized possessions you won’t want to part with. Unfortunately, not everything can fit in your suitcase. Starting November 4, Manhattan Mini Storage will offer a special Four-Year Storage Deal for anyone who wants to leave the country in a hurry. It doesn’t matter if you’re fleeing caravans of...

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Building a Start-Up Supply Chain With Storage

Annabel Gatto, Co-Founder and CEO of Suitably, a New York City based professional womenswear brand that offers seasonless wardrobe staples, shares her start-up experience in this guest post. Suitably’s products are thoughtfully created for evolving professional contexts—by prioritizing what women want and offering a simplified shopping experience. Living in Manhattan presents its own set of challenges to running a business. Prior to our launch in February of this year, our manufacturer provided us with a packing list with the number and dimensions of the boxes we were about to receive. We tallied up the cumulative size of the boxes...

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