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12/22/2011

Self-Storage in the Holiday Spirit: A Look at Operators’ Charitable Experiences

While I’ve written about dozens of amazing charitable acts in the last few weeks, I wanted to share a few I found particularly special, plus one company’s special holiday hello.
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12/14/2011

Whose Budget Is It? Including Staff When Developing Your 2012 Self-Storage Budget

Planning your facility's 2012 budget? Are you asking your managers for input? If not, you should. Unless you get buy in from your management team, that piece of paper with the columns of numbers has really no meaning to them so how can you expect it to be achieved? ...
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12/09/2011

Celebrating the Season at Your Self-Storage Facility ... Tastefully

Of course, everyone wants to have a good time during the holidays, but it all needs to be in good taste. That means everything from your self-storage facility's decorations to community or staff parties should be in line with your company’s policies and everyday practices.
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11/30/2011

Change Is Necessary. Self-Storage Operators Simply Need to Embrace It

What seems to separate self-storage companies at the top of the industry from the ones struggling is the ability to think outside the box and to continue to develop new ideas.
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11/23/2011

Black Friday Shopping for Self-Storage Operators: Get Your 2012 ISS Factbook and Membership

Skip the crowds at the mall this year and take advantage of these two ISS offerings. They'll help you  kick off a prosperous 2012 for your self-storage facility.
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11/17/2011

Thoughts From the Road: Holiday Marketing and the Self-Storage Facility

You don’t have to wait for Martin Scorsese to knock on your door to take advantage of this unique time of year to adorn your office and facility with lights and decorations. Getting into the holiday spirit from Thanksgiving until the end of December can draw attention to your business.
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11/09/2011

Self-Storage Operators: What Did You Sell Today?

There’s an old saying that goes something like this: “Nothing happens until somebody sells something.” This applies to the self-storage industry as much as it does to any other business. You have to sell to get business.
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