Self-Storage Talk

Welcome to Self-Storage Talk, the official community of Inside Self Storage Magazine.

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    1. All members: Please read and follow these rules.

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      Welcome to Self-Storage Talk!

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    2. Get updates and news regarding Self-Storage Talk, Inside Self-Storage and Self-Storage Training Institute here. Also post here to leave feedback or get support relating to posting, registering or site features.

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    3. Get expo information and connect with show attendees, speakers and exhibitors in this forum. Read about goings on, plan meetings, ask questions and more. Join us April 3-5, 2013, at the Paris Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas.

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    1. Newbie Lounge

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      New to the forum or the industry? Let us know who you are, when you got started in self-storage, your areas of expertise, etc.

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      The Study of Self-Storage/...

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    2. General Storage Chat

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      If you have general questions or comments and aren’t sure where to ask/put them, start with this forum.

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    3. Day-to-Day Management

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      All things relating to the day-to-day management of self-storage facilities: customer service, sales, taking payments, policies and procedures, site maintenance and more.

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      Relocate Unit Items???

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      Facility promotions and advertising including special events, Yellow Pages, Internet, working with media, etc.

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    5. For owners and managers, information on interviewing, hiring, firing, incentives, salaries, etc. Also share info on training, websites, books, seminars and other learning resources.

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      What is better in hiring?

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    6. Building, developing and financing self-storage: site selection, feasibility, due diligence, zoning, design, layout, building components, loan types, lending options, rates, working with lenders, and more.

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    7. Rental agreements, lawsuits, lien sales, abandonment ... anything relating to legal issues for self-storage. Also discuss specialized insurance coverages for the business, stories of insurance claims, etc.

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      Poll Tenant Bankruptcy

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    8. Software, hardware, kiosks, electronic locks, websites, crime prevention, video surveillance, gate access, alarm systems and more.

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      Winsen Property Manager

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    9. Share bizarre or interesting stories from inside the storage trenches: difficult customers, strange items stored, unusual happenings, etc.

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    10. Share your insights with readers of ISS magazine! Answer questions in this forum, and your responses might be selected to appear in an upcoming issue of our print publication.

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      Start a thread to survey the SST community. Similarly, respond to all polls here.

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    1. Forums by State and Country

      Discuss self-storage topics and issues specific to the state or country in which you operate! We encourage the participation of the state associations in this forum.

    2. AVAILABLE TO REGISTERED USERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN. Share forms and resources by uploading and downloading. Examples include ad creative, sales scripts, maintenance schedules, and staff policies and procedures. Please read the legal disclaimer stuck to the top of the forum before proceeding.

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    3. Chat here about ancillary products/services: boat/RV storage, retail merchandise, storage condos, wine storage, records storage, mobile storage, pack and ship, business services, cell-tower leases, eBay sales, car washing and others.

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    1. AVAILABLE TO REGISTERED USERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN. List your self-storage facilities for sale or solicit facilities to buy in this section. Brokers may post properties, but please, no self-promotion of firms. Those seeking investors or partners may also post here.

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      AVAILABLE TO REGISTERED USERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN. Have a self-storage position you want to fill? Looking for a management or other industry position? Post your wanted and for-hire queries here.

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    1. Outside the Industry

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      Forum for non-self-storage discussions relating to government, religion, politics, economics, philosophy and other volatile topics. Please obey all forum rules. Disclaimer: The opinions here do not reflect those of the owners or advertisers and neither assume any responsibility or liability for content.

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    2. If you’re not sure how to work the various features of the forum, you can practice here before posting elsewhere.

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