Teams With Members to Offer Training and Start-Up Funding to Would-Be Storage Auction Hunters

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Members Pay It Forward By Helping Others Learn How to Buy and Sell

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Her story is just one of many, and we love that she is paying it forward by helping another member fund their own ProTraining education., America’s fastest growing website for self storage auction hunters, is teaming with members who have purchased and profited from the company's educational video series to offer others a chance to receive the training at no cost. The educational series is geared to train those who are looking to buy and sell their way to part or full time income in the "stuffonomy," a phrase coined by The series features Storage Wars cast members Dan and Laura Dotson, of American Auctioneers, who have been featured on the A&E show since its inception in 2010. To learn more about the educational video series, auction hunters can visit To be eligible to receive start-up funding, those interested can sign up for a free account at and submit their entry by posting on the site's forum here:

This round of start-up funding is part of a joint effort between the company and one of its members, Shirley Bruce, who enrolled in the site's storage auction training program earlier in 2013. Bruce put her training to use and scored big by selling a vintage 1920s cosmetic compact on Ebay for over $800. To learn more about the sale, visit the blog here. Now Bruce, who hails from Texas, wants to help others get into the storage auction, picking and reselling game by supplying start-up funds to another would-be auction hunter.

"Anyone can make it in the storage auction game by taking some time to study up and by being willing to jump in and take a chance," said President and Founder Lance Watkins. “The profit from Shirley Bruce's Ebay sale could pay a lot of bills, fund future storage unit purchases or just fund a rainy day account. Her story is just one of many, and we love that she is paying it forward by helping another member fund their own ProTraining education." is a self-storage unit auctions locator and self-storage finder covering the US and Canada. offers comprehensive storage auction schedules, site specific guidelines and educational resources for auction hunters and facility owners throughout the US and Canada. is partnered with industry leaders to develop best practices that ensure storage auctions are conducted within the law and that facility owners, tenants, buyers, and auctioneers are protected. More information about can be found at or by calling 1.800.213.4183.

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