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Teri Lanza

Teri Lanza
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Self-Storage Talk Members Discuss Slain Seattle Manager, Facility Safety

Tragic news in the self-storage world this week has sparked passionate discussion on Self-Storage Talk, the industry's largest online community and official forum. An 84-year-old self-storage manager in the Seattle area died this week after he was stabbed, and SST community members are talking about it in the thread "Manager Killed During Robbery." ...
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Self-Storage Operating in the PINK

All business owners understand what it means to operate in either the red or the black, but this month some self-storage operators are learning what it means to operate in the pink by participating in community efforts surrounding National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Learn what fellow storage professionals are doing to help and how you, too, can get involved.
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Troubleshooting Common Self-Storage Talk Problems

Set up in front of a computer on the exhibit hall floor, I was able to get several people re-engaged in SST. But in case I missed you in Tacoma and you're having one of the common forum-related problems, I thought I'd address some of the frequently stated problems.
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Word About Self-Storage Talk Spreads at Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Tacoma

As I sit in the back of a seminar room at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Tacoma, Wash., I am ecstatic that so many presenters are, first of all, members and participants of Self-Storage Talk and second, have mentioned (and sometimes elaborated about) SST in their presentations. Self-Storage Talk is the largest online community in the industry and the official online forum of Inside Self-Storage.
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Can You Really Afford to Miss the ISS Expo?

Next week in Tacoma, Wash., hundreds of self-storage operators and other industry professionals will meet at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo to learn strategies and gather information that will immediately improve their businesses. But some of you can actually afford to miss out on this important opportunity. Think you’re one of them? Read on and see.
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Self-Storage Talk to Play Active Role at Next Week's ISS Expo

Upcoming events and conferences are always exciting for the industry. But next week's Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Tacoma, Wash. (Oct. 4-6), is especially important for Self-Storage Talk, the industry's largest online community. SST, the official forum of Inside Self-Storage, will play a notable role in the three-day event's agenda, and the gathering will provide an opportunity for many industry pros (and SST members) to catch up or be introduced for the first time.
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Need Some 'Likes' for Your Facility Facebook Page? Head to Self-Storage Talk

Businesses across all industries and sectors are trying to connect with their customers through social media, and self-storage is no exception. Seemingly every day new self-storage-facility fan or business pages are added to Facebook. Of course, just having a Facebook page isn't enough. Facilities must draw possible customers and Facebook users to the page to interact with them. And as a business, the way to give customers and potential customers access to your Facebook content is to get them to "like" you, a subject currently being tackled on Self-Storage Talk.
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