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The ISS Blog provides a series of insightful, industry-relevant posts to help readers keep abreast of the latest trends in the marketplace as well as premium content and educational offerings. Read the thoughts of the ISS content team and other industry experts on issues related to self-storage challenges, news, operation, development, marketing and much more.


Teri L. Lanza,
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Tony Jones,
Contributing Editor/Store Manager

Amy Campbell,
Editor
06/30/2009

Annoying a Self-Storage Manager

By Amy Campbell
Blogger Amy Campbell asked Self-Storage Talk forum members about their top customer pet peeves. Late payers and trash made the list.
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06/29/2009

Good, Good, Good Vibrations!

By Amy Campbell
Self-storage operators find out that a bit of summer fun draws and pleases tenants and eases the tension of a tight economy.
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06/26/2009

Dropping Like Flies: Celebs, Bank Balances and Our Spirits

By Amy Campbell
The Grim Reaper has been busy in the celebrity realm this week, first claiming TV icon Ed McMahon, next Charlie's Angel Farah Fawcett and, finally, legendary musical talent Michael Jackson. This last death caused such a stir in the social-media world that Twitter's search capacity was overloaded, leading the microblogging service to disable its search functionality.Neither of the first two ...
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06/24/2009

What Should I Wear to Work Today?

By Amy Campbell
When it comes to dress codes, casual doesn't mean careless. Written policies on dress codes rule out anything-goes wardrobes. Join the dicussion about dress codes for self-storage managers on Self-Storage Talk.
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06/23/2009

Management: That’s Why You Get Paid the Big Bucks

By Amy Campbell
Sometimes no matter how hard you, the manager, tries there are those you cannot motivate or push to think and do for themselves and for the good of the company. Join the Self-Storage Talk discussion on motivating employees.
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06/19/2009

Domo Arigato, Storage Roboto

By Amy Campbell
Remember "Mr. Roboto," the 1983 song release by Styx? Even if you're not old enough to remember when it was as hit (I admit I am), there are enough spoofs, covers and clips of it on YouTube that even the young'uns should know what I'm talking about. Among other things, the song was a social commentary on the use of technology in the 1980s. If only Styx knew...Today we posted two press ...
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06/17/2009

The Self-Storage Industry Evolution

By Amy Campbell
Today's self-storage industry is made up of professionals from around the world who support one another as witnessed on Self-Storage Talk, the only industry forum for the self-storage industry.
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