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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,
Editorial Director

Tony Jones,
Contributing Editor/Store Manager

Amy Campbell,
Editor
10/27/2009

Auctioning Personal Records in Self-Storage: Getting Your Due vs. Bad Policy and PR

By Amy Campbell
This year, the issue of abandoned records in self-storage has really come to the fore, as more and more businesses go bankrupt or lose solvency and fail to pay their rent.
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10/23/2009

ISS Factbook 2010 Coming!

By Amy Campbell
Regardless if you're new to the self-storage industry or a pro, the Inside Self-Storage Factbook is a valuable resource.
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10/21/2009

Debating Dishonesty: A Self-Storage Manager's Perspective

By Amy Campbell
Blogger Gina Six Kudo saw red after reading an e-newsletter suggesting self-storage owners should be more aware of employee theft around the holidays. While she admits there are bad apples in every industry, she challenges the manager stereotype.
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10/19/2009

Debating Dishonesty: Managers' Reputation vs. Owners' Need to Be Informed

By Amy Campbell
Self-storage professionals debate about the danger of manager dishonesty. Should owners be on guard, suspicious of employees? Or should there be more trust? Does a warning against manager scams create an unnecessarily negative image of facility managers? ...
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10/16/2009

Pictures From the ISS Expo

By Amy Campbell
Enjoy these pictures from the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Washington, D.C., Oct. 2-5. Full coverage of the show will be in the December issue of Inside Self-Storage magazine and on ISS website in the coming weeks.
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10/14/2009

The Power of the Self-Storage Talk Forum

By Amy Campbell
From the sublime to the realm of Ripley’s Believe It or Not, the Self-Storage Talk forum is full of stories of day-to-day operations at facilities across the nation.
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10/09/2009

ISS Expo: A Huge Success!

By Amy Campbell
The Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Washington, D.C., wrapped up Thursday after four days of amazing seminars, a lively self-storage Q&A, a packed cocktail reception and two days of exhibit hall action.
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