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Boat, RV & Vehicle Storage
Talk about all facets of building and operating boat & RV storage: site layout, building components, marketing, security, operational challenges and more.
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Last Post: Florida Start Up
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Rental/Moving Trucks
Discuss the business of renting moving trucks to consumers who are often on the move.
Topics: 10 Posts: 138
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Records Storage
Get the low-down on storing and managing records as an ancillary service to self-storage: racking, services, software, operational issues and more.
Topics: 10 Posts: 31
10 31
Mobile Storage
Share info on all aspects of portable storage: containers, trailers, stacking, marketing, competition, etc.
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15 108
Wine Storage
Get seasoned on various aspects of wine storage: racking, vaults, temperature control, marketing, special events, shipping issues and more.
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Last Post: More Wine Storage
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Retail Sales
Talk about self-storage retail sales: choosing and stocking product (boxes, locks, tape, bubblewrap, etc.), creating displays, pricing, marketing, etc.
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Last Post: Catchy Promo
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Cell-Tower Leases
Exchange information on this add-on profit center: finding a cell company, negotiating the lease, equipment, things you need to know, etc.
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Last Post: What About G5?
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Storage Condos
This is your place to learn and share info about self-storage condominiums (storage units intended for the tenant to own rather than rent). Issues include feasibility, development, construction, amenities, site management, costs, markets, etc.
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Other Profit Centers
Chat about other self-storage add-ons: eBay sales for customers, business services, packing and shipping services, coffeeshops and more!
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