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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.


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Editor
04/21/2010

Tags: A Way to Make Self-Storage Talk Better

By Amy Campbell
Community Manager John Carlisle explains how to add tags to threads on Self-Storage Talk and why tags are important.
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04/19/2010

Self-Storage New Construction: Is it Making a Comeback?

By Amy Campbell
Last week, ISS reported on a handful of new construction self-storage projects, and even an addition to another facility. This is good news considering new construction nearly came to a halt in the past two years. As financing dried up, so did new projects. And while financing is still super restrictive, some borrowers are finding funds to finance their long-awaited projects.
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04/16/2010

In Sympathy and Support for Mako Steel Engineer Mike Dale

By Amy Campbell
This week the engineer for Mako Steel Inc., a nationwide designer, supplier and installer of self-storage buildings, lost his wife to cervical cancer. Please join in the fight against the disease and offer up support to Mike Dale and his two children.
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04/14/2010

Marketing Ideas Abound on Self-Storage Talk

By Amy Campbell
When self-storage operators are stuck and can't think of a good marketing idea, visit Self-Storage Talk to get the creative juices flowing. SST Community Manager John Carlisle explains.
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04/12/2010

A Big Moment for Self-Storage Talk

By Amy Campbell
They say records are made to be broken. I couldn’t agree more. On Friday, Self-Storage Talk, Inside Self-Storage’s free online forum, broke its record of most users on the forum at one time. The forum topped out at 560 Friday morning, shattering its previous record of 362, set on Jan. 8.
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04/07/2010

Win Dinner and a Movie from Self-Storage Talk

By Amy Campbell
Post in the designated Self-Storage Talk thread and be entered into a drawing to a win a $50 prize package: A $25 gift card to one of a handful of great restaurants and a $25 movie gift card. All you have to do is register, log in and post.
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04/05/2010

ISS: Combining Education and Entertainment

By Amy Campbell
Blogger Amy Campbell highlights the diverse offerings from Inside Self-Storage including webinars, supplemental issues, e-books, an online forum and two expos.
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