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Teri Lanza

Teri Lanza
Editorial Director


Facility Managers Win Trip to Las Vegas, Courtesy of Self-Storage Talk

The hype surrounding the "Loving Las Vegas" contest, sponsored by Chateau Products, has been buzzing for the past couple of weeks on Self-Storage Talk (SST), the industry's largest online community, but finally the competition has drawn to a close. Though dozens of facility managers submitted excellent revenue-generating ideas before the Valentine's Day deadline, there could only be two winners. After deliberating, the Inside Self-Storage staff has made the tough choice.
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APP-lying Yourself in Self-Storage: Mobile Technology Changes the Way We Do Business

Like most other industries, self-storage is being impacted by the conflagration of technology. For many facility operators, business processes have changed as a result. Read about some of the newest tools available to you and your customers, and where you can learn about and try some of the hottest industry technologies.
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Are Managers Underpaid? Everyone's Got an Opinion on Self-Storage Talk

It's no surprise that Self-Storage Talk, the industry’s largest online community, is hosting a popular and heated discussion on the thread "Wages and Salaries Part II." The thread's Part I was so popular it exceeded 100 posts.
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World Economy, Local Self-Storage

This week the World Economic Forum is meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, where the world's foremost thinkers in business, politics, academia, media, technology and manufacturing are discussing the state of the world and how to improve it for future generations. While you may not feel this has a direct impact on you as a self-storage operator or vendor, the overall theme of the forum—innovate or die—is one that applies to every business enterprise.
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Facility Managers Can Earn Free Trip to Vegas on Self-Storage Talk

Enter the Loving Las Vegas contest, sponsored by Chateau Products Inc., on Self-Storage Talk (SST). Beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 25, and running through Valentine's Day, managers (or owner-managers) can take a shot at winning a prize package valued at nearly $1,200.
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Self-Storage Talk Heats Up With Chat About ADA Updates

On Self-Storage Talk (SST), the industry’s largest online community, member hurlco recently pointed out that proposed ADA updates could apply to business websites on the thread "ADA: You Won't Believe This!" What does a website have to do with the ADA? ...
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Resolutions Are Great ... What Are Your Actual PLANS for Self-Storage in 2012?

Without blinking, we've landed smack dab in the second week of January. Many of us have made resolutions regarding our businesses in 2012. But realistically, what are your plans for your self-storage operation this year? Making a decree is one thing; establishing a strategy to bring it to life is another entirely.
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