OpenTech Alliance President & CEO Robert Chiti Presents MiniCo Webinar on Renting Self-Storage Units Online

Online unit rental is a growing trend in the self-storage industry. On May 2, 2012, Robert A. Chiti, President and CEO of OpenTech Alliance, Inc., will present the free webinar “Renting Units Online: Is It For You?” for self-storage business owners, operators and managers. OpenTech has been helping self-storage operators rent units without manager assistance for many years via the company’s self-service kiosks. Mr. Chiti asserts that renting units online is very similar and presents many of the same operations issues as renting units through a kiosk. During the webinar, he will explain how the company’s INSOMNIAC Online rents units and what issues need to be considered when renting online. Topics will include the following: Fraud Prevention Real-Time Interface with Property Management System Unit Inventory and Pricing Management Different Rental Processes to Consider OpenTech Alliance, Inc., the webinar sponsor, is the leading developer of innovative self‑storage solutions. The company’s products include self-storage kiosks, call center services and an online self-storage reservation solution. For more information or to register, visit Online registration is required for this free live event. MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, publishes the “Mini-Storage Messenger,” the leading monthly trade magazine covering the global self-storage industry. Other publications include the “Self‑Storage Almanac,” “Self-Storage Canada,” “Self‑Storage Now!,” “Mobile Self-Storage Magazine,” and the “Self‑Storage Buyer’s Guide.” About MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, was founded in 1974 as a provider of specialty insurance products and publications for the self-storage industry. Today the company is a full-service managing general agency offering multiple specialty property and casualty insurance products for a variety of unique industries and exposures. MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, the parent company of MiniCo Insurance Agency of Canada, Incorporated, is a member of the Aran Insurance Services Group. For More Information Mini-Storage Messenger – OpenTech Alliance, Inc. –]]>