self-storage insider

A Blog by the U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Bank

    Most people think that their bank account is just for making deposits and taking withdrawals. This is not the case anymore – with all of the technology developments banking has become more accessible, more convenient and much easier! […]

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    Sales Tips and Best Practices

    I’ve been in sales for 14 years now and the more I do it, the less it feels like sales and the more it feels like an actual conversation. I have worked for small business owners, corporate retail […]

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    Customer Service on Social Media

    When it comes to customer service for social media, some businesses are doing it well and others are falling short. There is nothing more frustrating to a customer than a brand that wants to talk at you, but […]

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  • Tips to De-Stress

    Summer is here, the busy season of the self-storage industry. If you are like many of us you are feeling the heat, literally and figuratively. Sometimes we all need a little help de-stressing our lives.  Here are some quick […]

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  • Is a contact center right for you?

    Evaluating Services : Is a Call Center Right for You?

    In our industry, software cannot stand alone – requiring a handshake with numerous companies in order for a location to transact customer payments, offer tenant insurance, interface with online reservations, etc. Deciding which company will best work for […]

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  • Edmonton, Alberta

    Did you know? Self-Storage Facts

    Everyone loves a good list! Here is a list of interesting facts about the self-storage industry including reservation statstics, small business facts, and more. Do you know which city in the U.S. receives the most reservations?

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  • How to Deal With Melting Snow

    Without a doubt this has been a particularly brutal winter. Many areas have experienced large piles of snow buildup. The good news is that it’s almost over, but it’s important to be prepared as the weather begins to change. This week’s spring temperatures followed almost immediately by another winter storm reminds us that we must always be prepared. It’s important to get your act together now to prevent costly disasters such as a roof collapse or flooding caused by melting snow and ice. Here are some tips to help you prepare.

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