• Adventures in Storage
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    May 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • OUTSIDE THE BOX
    Most members of the self-storage community know of the good our state associations do. These vital organizations support individual facility operators with business resources; lobby for industry rights; organize networking opportunities; create infrastructure for policies ...More
    May 1, 2007 Teri L. Lanza Posted in Articles
  • Smooth Sailing With Storage Software
    “What self-storage management software do you recommend?” This is one of the questions I get asked the most by people just entering the business. It's difficult to answer, especially as new software packages enter the market each year. Backward Glimpse When I first started ...More
    May 1, 2007 Pamela Alton-Truitt Posted in Articles, Technology
  • Playing in the Big Blue Wet Stuff
    A guest blog spot by ISS Associate Editor Elaine Foxwell. I admit, I don’t swim, never learned, don’t like being in the water. Drowning is an issue! But I love water sports ... as long as I'm on top of the wet stuff. I crossed "the pond" on the HMS Ivernia; I've been ...More
    April 30, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Blog
  • Big Yellow Breaks Ground on Self-Storage in Dubai's IMPZ
    European self-storage operator Big Yellow broke ground on a five-building, 280,000-square-foot facility in the International Media Production Zone (IMPZ) in Dubai. ...More
    April 30, 2007 Posted in News
  • Tech Tools Rule: Self-Storage Gets 'With the Program'
    Self-storage operation and management is continually being streamlined and simplified by new technological tools. From software and kiosks to electronic locks and websites, technology is changing the way facilities do business. ...More
    April 30, 2007 Posted in Reports
  • PR Magic
    Think you lack the marketing power to distribute news about your company's news, products, services, promotions, etc.? Guess again. Online services like PRWeb make it easy to distribute your announcements via the Internet. According to PRWeb.com, the enterprise is "The ...More
    April 27, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • eBay Ancillary to Be Featured at Inside Self-Storage Reno Expo
    Add It, an eBay trading assistant, will deliver the opening session at the Inside Self-Storage Summer Expo in Reno-Tahoe, Nev., July 24-27, 2007. ...More
    April 26, 2007 Posted in News
  • eMove Joins OpenTech Alliance Partner Program
    eMove, a subsidiary of U-Haul International, joined the OpenTech Alliance Partner Program; and OpenTech’s Insomniac self-storage kiosk is available for eMove affiliates using WebSelfStorage management software. ...More
    April 24, 2007 Posted in News, Technology
  • Self-Storage Lit
    A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Drew Whitney. These days you can’t go too far before you’ll encounter a self-storage facility. Moreover, you don’t even have to leave home to find a story about self-storage. Every major newspaper has covered some type of story ...More
    April 24, 2007 Drew Whitney Posted in Blog