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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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11/04/2011

Weighing in on Mandatory Tenant Insurance in Self-Storage

Self-Storage Talk members are debating the benefits and drawbacks of mandatory tenant insurance, while ISS and Bader Co. will offer a free webinar Dec. 8 to show operators how it can be a profit center.
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11/02/2011

Moving Forward in Idaho: Self-Storage Operators Should Support Legislation Reversing the State's Purchase of a Facility

House Bill 188 has been languishing in the Idaho legislature since last February. Self-storage operators need to support the bill, which will reverse the state's controversial purchase of a self-storage facility. In fact, every operator should support his local state association and here's why.
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10/21/2011

Self-Storage Marketing: Gaining Support and Know-How

While marketing is a huge part of every self-storage facility’s ultimate success, operators often struggle with it. One of the reasons is a lack of budget. Marketing dollars have to compete with replacing unit doors and roofs, purchasing new management software or even adding solar panels.
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10/18/2011

Are Your Retail Products Made in America?

Does your self-storage facility carry retail products made outside the U.S.? While most self-storage operators want to support products made in the United States, they also have to consider the inflated cost to do so, which may or may not work with current budgets.
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