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10 Ways to Stay Busy during the Slow Periods at Your Storage Facility

Andrea Hewitt |10 Apr 2014

If you ever find yourself with downtime as a self storage manager, here are 10 ways for you to occupy your time. You could better yourself by reading a business management book or checking Facebook.

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Stuff Hotel Self Storage Expands Solar Panel System

Andrea Hewitt |09 Apr 2014

Stuff Hotel is almost doubling the solar panels at its San Antonio storage facility and installing a new system at its locations in Denton, Pleasanton and Corpus Christi, Texas. Early estimates predict it will save the company 40 to 50 percent in utility costs.

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Should You Do a Rent Exchange at Your Storage Facility?

Andrea Hewitt |03 Apr 2014

Bartering was the first form of currency humans ever used. Although new, innovative ways to pay for goods and services have been introduced, bartering is still a staple of American business practices.

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StorageAhead Launches Cloud-Based Management Software StorEdge

Tim Schlee |02 Apr 2014

StorageAhead launched its innovative self storage management software, StorEdge, at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Las Vegas, NV, on March 31, 2014. The new platform features a streamlined interface, built-in lead management, and CRM capabilities.

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Can My Storage Facility Save Money with Third-Party Maintenance?

Tim Schlee |27 Mar 2014

In this article, I will examine some of the hidden and not-so-hidden savings that hiring a third-party company can bring, such as increasing customer service, spending less on supplies, and raising rent.

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