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Safestor Adjusters Converged on American Self Storage How to Manage a Heavy Workload Welcome Tenants to Your Facility With a Letter

Safestor Adjusters Converged on American Self Storage


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On Wednesday, tornadoes swept through the Midwest. At least 50 tornadoes were reported across 4 states. The majority of the tornado reported yesterday came from Oklahoma and Kansas while a few reports came from …

How to Manage a Heavy Workload

Holiday season is finally upon us! For most of us this means that it is also our busy season. When we are trying to juggle our careers, maintain a social life and personal activities, life can get pretty overwhelming. Our lives are busy, but they do …

Welcome Tenants to Your Facility With a Letter

Want to stand out as a self-storage facility that has top of the line customer service? Reflect on the communication you have with your tenants. Have you considered sending a welcome letter to first time customers? Sending a warm welcome is a great w…

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    Online Leads: Beware of Aggregator Traps

    It is reported that 70% of local consumers click on organic online listings as opposed to paid online advertisements (SearchEngineJournal.com). Organic online listings are those that appear during a search due to their relevance to the search term. […]

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    The Aftermath of #Mobilegeddon

    Undoubtedly you heard a number of places mention Google’s #Mobilegeddon this month. More precisely called Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update. The algorithm change was expected to radically shift the rankings of webpages within mobile search results. Some expected the update […]

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    Legal News: Ohio Limited License Law

    At the end of 2014, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed House Bill 430 into law. This bill has established a means for self-storage operators to offer tenant insurance to their customers over-the-counter. There are requirements involved for offering […]

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    Safestor Adjusters Converged on American Self Storage

    American Self Storage #8 image 1 On Wednesday, tornadoes swept through the Midwest. At least 50 tornadoes were reported across 4 states. The majority of the tornado reported yesterday came from Oklahoma and Kansas while a few reports came from Nebraska […]

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  • Infographic: Small Business In the United States

    Small Business By The Numbers

    Have you ever wondered how many small businesses there are in the United States? Maybe you want to know what the term “nonemployer business” is. Or if you’re interested in opening a small business you may be wondering […]

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  • Responsive Design

    Mobile Consumer Experience

    Mobile devices have become an indispensable part of everyday life. Growing in use every year and with that growth come a transformation in consumer behavior. Businesses now must consider the mobile consumers when building a website if they […]

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  • Online Date Your Self-Storage Facility

    Online Dating Your Self-Storage Facility

    SSF (Self-Storage Facility) seeks PWSN (Person With Storage Needs) for a casual storage relationship in a secure setting with late night access available. We live in a time where everything can be found on the Internet; love, happiness, […]

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  • Small Business Tax Deductions

    Are You Missing Tax Deductions?

    As tax season approaches it is necessary to be prepared in order to get the proper tax deductions. As a small business owner, you may not be an expert in tax preparation, but it is important to know […]

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  • Self-Storage Security Gate

    Choosing A Security Gate For Your Facility

    How does your facility stack up against a security threat? Your first line of defense should be an automatic security gate. Automatic gates are used to control access to a self-storage property by regulating customers entering and exiting […]

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  • Michigan Legislature

    Michigan Self-Storage Insurance Changes

    Update: On January, 14 2015 House Bill 4485 was vetoed by Governor Rick Snyder. Changes are on the way in 2015 for Michigan Self-Storage facilities. A new bill, introduced in March 2013, is ready for the Governor’s signature. […]

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