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Self-Storage Talk (SST)


  • 'Sounds of Storage' Podcast: John Roser on Facility Managers and Marketing
    John Roser Sounds of Storage Podcast
    The inaugural Inside Self-Storage "Sounds of Storage" podcast, sponsored by Self-Storage Talk, delves into a topic that can make or break a facility's success: turning managers into good marketers or finding and hiring managers who are naturally good marketers. ...More
    November 4, 2011 Posted in News, Management, Marketing
  • 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. ...More
    November 4, 2011 By Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs
  • Self-Storage Talk Reaches 4,500 Members; Goal Date for 5,000 Set
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    Good news to start the week: Self-Storage Talk, the largest online forum in the industry and the official online forum of Inside Self-Storage, has eclipsed 4,500 registered members.* That means since the forum's January 2008 roll-out, approximately 46 months ago, the forum ...More
    October 31, 2011 By John Carlisle Posted in Blogs
  • Self-Storage Operators Get Into the Spirit of Halloween
    Halloween should be a magical time of festivity and interaction with the community. For self-storage operators, it's a happy opportunity to market their business and create positive publicity, not to mention have a wee bit of fun. See what some facilities are doing to ...More
    October 28, 2011 By Teri Lanza Posted in Blogs, Management, Marketing
  • 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 ...More
    October 21, 2011 By Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs, Management, Marketing
  • Troubleshooting Common Self-Storage Talk Problems
    Set up in front of a computer on the exhibit hall floor, I was able to get several people re-engaged in SST. But in case I missed you in Tacoma and you're having one of the common forum-related problems, I thought I'd address some of the frequently stated problems. ...More
    October 11, 2011 By John Carlisle Posted in Blogs
  • Word About Self-Storage Talk Spreads at Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Tacoma
    As I sit in the back of a seminar room at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Tacoma, Wash., I am ecstatic that so many presenters are, first of all, members and participants of Self-Storage Talk and second, have mentioned (and sometimes elaborated about) SST in their ...More
    October 5, 2011 By John Carlisle Posted in Blogs
  • Self-Storage Talk to Play Active Role at Next Week's ISS Expo
    Upcoming events and conferences are always exciting for the industry. But next week's Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Tacoma, Wash. (Oct. 4-6), is especially important for Self-Storage Talk, the industry's largest online community. SST, the official forum of Inside ...More
    September 27, 2011 By John Carlisle Posted in Blogs
  • Self-Storage Talk to Play Active Role at Next Week's ISS World Expo
    Upcoming events and conferences are always exciting for the industry. But next week's Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Tacoma, Wash. (Oct. 4-6), is especially important for Self-Storage Talk, the industry's largest online community. SST, the official forum of Inside ...More
    September 27, 2011 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Tenant Insurance: Are Your Customers Covered?
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    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. ...More
    September 23, 2011 By Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs, Management