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03/20/2014

Self-Storage and Taxes: Finding the Silver Lining in This Unavoidable Process

You know what they say about death and taxes. With Tax Day approaching on April 15, self-storage operators are diligently working to find savings wherever possible. Here's some advice to make sure you end up in the black rather than the red.
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02/20/2014

The Self-Storage Manager Interview: Quirky Questions and Other Trends to Consider

So where do you see yourself in five years? If this is one of your go-to interview questions, it may be time to make some changes. Hiring the right people to operate your self-storage facility is imperative to its success. Here are some interview trends that will help you find the best candidates to fill your open manager position.
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01/17/2014

Tips for Protecting Your Self-Storage Customers’ Information

The recent security breach at Target is an eye-opener for self-storage businesses. Operators need to do everything they can to ensure their tenants’ information is locked down tight.
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01/02/2014

'Enchant' Your Self-Storage Customers With a Move-In Checklist

There are a lot of steps to the self-storage rental process. A Pittsburgh self-storage operator shares why his facility uses a move-in checklist to ensure nothing is missed.
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12/19/2013

Planning and Achieving Your Self-Storage Business Goals in 2014

The turning of the calendar often sparks a sense of renewal, encouraging us all to plan for the year ahead. Now’s the time to start thinking about your own personal goals and the ones for your self-storage business. Here are some tips to get you started.
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12/10/2013

‘Tis the Season to Embrace Your Self-Storage Competition

The owners of City Center Self Storage in Pittsburgh recognize convenience is a key to storage and their location may not be convenient for everyone. So they've decided to embrace their competition. Here's how.
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12/05/2013

A Sizable Comparison Between the U.S. and U.K. Self-Storage Markets

Despite its head start and larger consumer base, the U.S. self-storage market is an interesting measuring stick when looked at side by side with the U.K. storage industry. Guest blogger John Gerrard is a U.K.-based self-storage owner who believes size is relative to a market’s success, considering the U.K. is much smaller than the American sector but dwarfs the rest of Europe.
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