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Amy Campbell

Amy Campbell
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05/16/2012

Don’t Limit Yourself: A Lesson for Self-Storage Operators on Pushing Boundaries

As a manager, business owner and entrepreneur, I’m constantly looking for interesting things to read and new ways to motivate my self-storage team. Here are just a few examples of people and companies that have inspired me to push past my own limits and help my employees do so as well.
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05/10/2012

5 Tips for Launching a Creative Marketing Campaign

Every marketing campaign has the potential to be great—or fail miserably. For self-storage operators, finding new ways to say, “store here” is daunting, to say the least. Here are five questions  operators should ask themselves when creating a marketing campaign.
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05/08/2012

The Importance of Having a Trainer for Your Self-Storage Company

Every self-storage company has a structure in place. Within this well-managed and intricate structure, there should be someone in charge of the training process. Why is a person like this so important? ...
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05/02/2012

A Simple Act of Kindness: Self-Storage Manager in Maryland Makes Positive Impact on Tenant

A simple act of kindness from a manager at a self-storage facility in Maryland makes a big impact on one of her tenants.
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04/26/2012

Attracting the Commercial Self-Storage Customer

It seems the long-promised economic recovery is taking some baby steps. And while we’re by no means out of the woods, seeing new businesses open their doors is a positive sign. For self-storage operators, it could mean an uptick in commercial business in the coming months as companies begin looking for a place to store their products or equipment.
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04/25/2012

One Solution for Solving Self-Storage Staffing Needs

Self-storage operators do their best to predict how each quarter is going to be, but it doesn’t always go as planned. One of the hardest things to predict is how many people they'll need for any given season to run the business. Here's one way to solve this problem.
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04/18/2012

The Basics of Paid Search for Self-Storage Operators

If you haven’t considered using paid search for your self-storage facility, it may be time to give it a look. Let’s take an in-depth look at the various providers, as well as the tactic itself.
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