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Amy Campbell

Amy Campbell


Funny Farm

A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Drew Whitney. You’ll probably think I’m crazy when I tell you I wanted to raise chickens. After the last month, I’d almost agree. As with keeping anything precious (and as any self-storage veteran should know) safekeeping is sometimes the hardest part. This was my lesson. The idea was sparked by my friend, Nancy Leary, who asked us to feed the cat and her ...
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New World Storage

Several weeks ago, we posted a guest blog from a gentleman who is embarking on a journey to build one of Moscow's first self-storage facilities. Just last week, I read an article in The Moscow Times about KeySpace Self Storage, which is putting the finishing touches on a Moscow facility of its own. Seems like the Russian capital is on the fast-track to storage expansion.And this is often how ...
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Legal Learning Revisited

Looking for something to do this weekend, something both entertaining and edifying? Why not curl up in front of your computer monitor, under a roaring air-conditioning vent, your favorite infusion and a bag of strawberry Twizzlers in hand, and watch Legal Learning? It's an hour of life that could save your business money, time and grief down the pike. As promised (and previously discussed in this ...
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Confessions of A Not-So-Secret Buffy Fan

A guest blog spot by ISS Associate Editor Elaine Foxwell. Guilty pleasures ... Aw, c’mon guys ... admit you have them! One of my friends rents a Jaguar for a week. He can indulge his love for luxury automobiles without the high cost of owning one. My son, a former Army Ranger, is hooked on Airsoft. He spends nearly every weekend running around the country in military gear playing at shooting guys ...
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Contract Anxiety

A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Drew Whitney. This year I made a political leap and was voted into my local elementary school board. I have four kids in the school, so when I was asked to run for a position, I felt obligated. I didn’t realize what I was getting into. I thought attending one meeting per month wasn’t a huge commitment, considering I was helping shape the future education ...
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What I learned in today's Legal Learning ...

During today's Legal Learning Webinar, I discovered a few new things about self-storage bailments, which was enlightening, and a few old things about human nature, which was disappointing. I'll explain. But first, by way of disclaimer, let me share this quote by one of my favorite writers, Anais Nin: "We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are." In other words, every perception and ...
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Sweet Summer Marketing

Marketing ideas for self-storage facilities are a frequent topic in this "conversation," in part because it's such a large component of what I do for Inside Self-Storage these days, but also because storage operators are having to be more savvy and creative in this area. So I watch to see what tactics different companies are using and share them in the blog. You never know: One of these fresh ...
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