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  • Revisiting Records Storage in 2010: Can It Help Your Self-Storage Business?
    Ten years ago, records storage was considered to be in opposition to self-storage. Since then hundreds, if not thousands, of self-storage facilities have entered the records-storage business. This article explains what’s happened to change the perception of records storage ...More
    November 25, 2009 Cary F. McGovern Posted in Articles
  • Records Storage: A Good Add-On for Self-Storage, Even in a Down Economy
    Records storage can be the No. 1 revenue-producing ancillary service in self-storage: It’s up in a down economy and up in an up economy. Learn how to get started in this dynamic industry, the primary models for commercial records storage, and how to manage pricing and ...More
    September 9, 2009 Cary F. McGovern Posted in Articles, Legal Issues
  • Records Storage: A Good Add-On for Self-Storage, Even in a Down Economy
    Records storage can be the No. 1 revenue-producing ancillary service in self-storage: It’s up in a down economy and up in an up economy. Learn how to get started in this dynamic industry, the primary models for commercial records storage, and how to manage pricing and ...More
    September 9, 2009 Cary F. McGovern Posted in Articles, Legal Issues
  • Records Storage
    I grew up in the 1950s in South Louisiana where everyone was Roman Catholic. We hardly knew there were other religions. Our nun teachers taught us religion from a catechism. I presume they thought we were not qualified to read the Bible. I remember with vivid detail a ...More
    July 2, 2007 Cary McGovern Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage and FileMan Offer Free Webinar on Records Storage
    Inside Self-Storage and FileMan have partnered to provide a free webinar, "Record Profit! Adding Records Storage to a Self-Storage Business, on June 21, 2-3 p.m. ET. ...More
    May 22, 2007 Posted in News
  • Records Storage
    Contrary to some beliefs, we’ve found a wide variety of agents in both large and small storage markets. By definition, an agent is “a person or business authorized to act on another’s behalf.” Hence, an agent sales representative is simply “an individual or a business that ...More
    May 1, 2007 Cary F. McGovern Posted in Articles
  • RECORDS MANAGEMENT
    Every business is concerned about liability in our litigious society. If you provide records-storage services, you can help protect yourself from lawsuits by following a clear set of rules. Since I’m not a lawyer nor do I play one on TV, I’ll approach this subject with some ...More
    March 1, 2007 Cary F. McGovern Posted in Articles
  • RECORDS MANAGEMENT
    Self-storage companies offering records storage often forget to reach out to commercial-records customers. It’s a common oversight, yet you can grow your records-storage business exponentially by communicating directly to the business sector. In fact, those who operate ...More
    January 2, 2007 Cary McGovern Posted in Articles
  • RECORDS MANAGEMENT
    Business-records management has traditionally been provided in large cities, but over the past decade more entrepreneurs are offering the service in much smaller towns. Just how can self-storage operators in small cities tap into this profitable venture? Let’s take a look ...More
    December 1, 2006 Cary McGovern Posted in Articles
  • Measuring Success in Records Management
    Records storage is an option for any self-storage facility wishing to diversify and add high value to its service base. Is one of these four proven models right for your facility? A generally accepted principle of management concludes, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t ...More
    October 19, 2006 Cary F. McGovern Posted in Articles