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01/19/2017

Self-Storage Squatters: Uncovering and Booting Live-In Tenants Before They Get Comfortable

A recently posted video from a guy who claims he lived in a U-Haul self-storage unit for two months is a cautionary tale for operators everywhere. How can you prevent this from happening at your site? ...
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12/16/2016

Adios 2016! Get Your Self-Storage Operation Ready for the New Year

The new year is just a few weeks away, are you ready? Now's the time to start thinking about your strategies for a more successful self-storage operation in 2017. This includes your budget, marketing, sales approach and more.
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11/17/2016

Acing Your Next Self-Storage Job Interview

For most of us, a job interview is an anxiety-ridden, frightening event. But it doesn't have to be. Self-storage professionals who are seeking new opportunities need two things: a preparation plan and a healthy does of confidence. Follow this advice to ace your next job interview.
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10/20/2016

Body Talk: What Are You ‘Saying’ to Your Self-Storage Customers?

Developing an awareness about body language can help self-storage operators better understand their customers and communicate more effectively. If you’re clueless about body language—reading or presenting it—it’s worth the time to learn about it.
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09/15/2016

‘Chip’ Technology and the Self-Storage Operator

EMV (chip) technology has arrived, but few self-storage operators are embracing it. Should they? Here's a look at the pros and cons of making the investment in a chip-reader system.   ...
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08/18/2016

Is Your Self-Storage Occupancy at 100 Percent? Here’s Why It Shouldn’t Be

In the world of self-storage, the phrase, “My facility is 100 percent occupied,” was once considered a great statement to make. However, if you claim it nowadays, you might be in for a lecture. This is where revenue management plays a critical role. With self-storage demand at an all-time high, you simply can’t ignore the importance of having a proper plan in place.
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07/21/2016

Avoiding Heat Stress: Keeping Self-Storage Operators and Tenants Safe

As a self-storage operator, you likely spend most of your day indoors. However, there will be times when you need to be outside. It’s critical to be cognizant about heat stress for your own safety and that of your customers.
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