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Teri Lanza

Teri Lanza
Editorial Director
tlanza@vpico.com

09/24/2010

Not Too Late to Take It 'Easy,' Registration Still Open for ISS Expo

Next week we head to New Orleans for the Inside Self-Storage World Expo, where hundreds of facility operators, investors and developers will congregate to enjoy the industry’s last national tradeshow of the year. Registration for the show is still open, so come on down to the Big Easy and take advantage of education and networking while it’s hot.
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09/20/2010

Just Missed Meeting Your Goal? Get Support on Self-Storage Talk

It's a bit demoralizing when you set a goal, put in what you think is the necessary preparation, and still don't meet it. This is a fate many professionals, especially in self-storage, have faced. Discussion of goal-setting has been ongoing on Self-Storage Talk.
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09/15/2010

Self-Storage Talk Helps Operators Stay Cool Under Pressure

Some outside the industry may view self-storage as a calm environment, full of uneventful days. Self-Storage Talk members disagree by sharing how they handle the pressures of running a self-storage facility.
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09/10/2010

Remembering 9/11: Self-Storage Operators Play a Role in National Security

Tomorrow marks the anniversary of one of our nation’s great tragedies. From coast to coast, individuals and businesses will honor the memory of the 9/11 attacks through thought, deed and prayer. Self-storage operators have a critical role to play in the ongoing fight against terrorism, as their units are sometimes misused in conjunction with terrorist subterfuge. May we always remember the importance of vigilance and our responsibility as national stewards.
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09/06/2010

Self-Storage Talk Discussion: NIMBYism Among Facilities?

Self-storage facilities are often victims of NIMBYism. A large percentage of people stereotype self-storage facilities as targets for thieves and transients. But similarly, some have suggested that self-storage owners and operators fall into the trap of NIMBYism themselves.
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09/01/2010

'No More Drama!' The Rallying Cry of SST Members

If only it were as easy as writing a song for self-storage operator to get rid of their drama—or rather the drama of their tenants. Tenants are finding new ways to shock operators by bringing their personal problems to the doorstep of their business.
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08/30/2010

The New ISS Web Experience: Rich Media Website for Self-Storage Professionals

Nearly all businesses function differently in the digital age than they did 10 or even just two years ago. Unless yours is an incredibly “old school” operation, you’ve probably adapted your business rules and product delivery to suit a more tech-savvy and information-hungry audience. Inside Self-Storage (ISS), which straddles the worlds of self-storage and publishing, is no different, having just launched a new media website that meets user demand for richer, easier-to-find, searchable and even subscription-based content.
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