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10/04/2011

ISS Expo Kicks Off in Tacoma, Wash., With Education, Networking Events

The Inside Self-Storage World Expo begins today in Tacoma, Wash., with a full day of educational seminars, the popular Self-Storage Q&A and the opening of the exhibit hall. Today’s education features a variety of topics, including a new track for Canadian exhibitors, video marketing, the buy vs. build conundrum, beginner’s insight into social-media sites, choosing a great site for building and writing solid rental agreements.
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09/23/2011

Self-Storage Tenant Insurance: Are Your Customers Covered?

Making sure your self-storage business is covered with adequate insurance is a no-brainer. But what about your tenants? Are they covered in case of a fire, break-in or other loss? Read on to learn more about tenant insurance and how it factors into your facility's success.
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09/22/2011

Connecting With Local Self-Storage Customers the New York Way

Self-storage marketing is most effective when an operator truly understands the culture of his service area. Here's how Manhattan Mini Storage speaks to New Yorkers in their own language by calling out “only in New York” experiences in its marketing.
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09/14/2011

Does Social Media Matter in the Self-Storage Industry?

Aside from the “everybody’s doing it” attitude, is there a real reason and relevancy to social media in the self-storage industry? Here are some guidelines to make social media work for your self-storage operation.
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09/09/2011

9/11 and Self-Storage Security: What’s Changed?

It's been 10 years since the 9/11 terrorist attack, but the need to be vigilant is still very real. Read what self-storage operators think about today's facility security measures and how that fateful day shaped the way operators rent units.
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08/25/2011

Buying Power: Does Your Self-Storage Cater to the Female Audience?

It’s often been said women account for 85 percent of all purchases. So the question is: Do your products and services cater to the bulk of the market share? Some self-storage operators have made sure they’re reaching this demographic.
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08/24/2011

Behind the Scenes With the Canadian Self Storage Association: Legislation and Education Take Precedence

Members of the Canadian Self Storage Association (CSSA) are keeping busy meeting with legislators to ensure key issues are addressed for the benefit of operators and consumers.
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