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  • The Billion-Dollar Marketing Mindset in Self-Storage
    To achieve great wealth in self-storage, one must acquire a mindset of wealth to match. ...More
    October 11, 2008 Derek M. Naylor Posted in Articles, Marketing
  • Wish You Were Here
    From where I'm sitting, I can see hundreds of people engaged in a lively presentation by Joe Niemczyk of Executive Self Storage Associates. Joe is leading a seminar, "Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Self-Storage Operation," at the ISS Expo Nashville. If you're reading this ...More
    October 9, 2008 Drew Whitney Posted in Blogs
  • Self-Storage Training Essential in a Challenging Economy
    To improve facility performance, self-storage operators should make sure employees receive proper training. ...More
    October 9, 2008 Brad North Posted in Articles, Management
  • Three Strategies for Profiting With Portable Storage
    How can the portable-storage industry cope with the challenges posed by the recent economic upheaval? In analyzing any business situation, you should weigh different approaches before choosing the one that works best for you. Let's examine three different strategies ...More
    October 7, 2008 Anders Norlin Posted in Articles
  • Manager-Training Program Launched by Self-Storage Training Institute
    The Self-Storage Training Institute, owned and operated by Inside Self-Storage, has launched a new Qualified Storage Manager training program that allows facility employees to take classes on the Web. ...More
    October 6, 2008 Posted in News
  • For Sale!
    This week Congress is moving forward with a billion-dollar bailout bill for U.S. financial institutions.Whether the bill will keep the economy from sinking deeper into a recession—or even a depression as some fear—remains to be seen. Next week, the annual ...More
    October 6, 2008 Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs
  • Canadian Mini-Warehouse Building Self-Storage in Ottawa, Canada
    Canadian Mini-Warehouse Properties Co., a partner of Public Storage Canadian Properties, purchased a 10.6-acre vacant lot in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada for $889,000 to build a self-storage facility. The company plans to spend $7 million to develop the property, ...More
    October 6, 2008 Posted in News
  • Overcoming Ancillary Angst: Adding Services to Self-Storage
    In order to compete in the self-storage realm, operators should consider offering ancillary services to customers. ...More
    October 5, 2008 Mel Holsinger Posted in Articles
  • Revolutionary New Training Program Approaches
    We are just days away from the launch of a new manager-training program that will change the face of self-storage education. Once it becomes officially available on Tuesday, we hope it will revolutionize tranining for this business. What's so grand about it? The Qualified ...More
    October 3, 2008 Teri Lanza Posted in Blogs
  • Getting a Taste for Wine Storage
    Wine storage is making a splash, giving storage operators yet another means with which to serve a niche market. ...More
    October 3, 2008 John R. Wharton Posted in Articles, Construction