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WebSelfStorage: Big Updates on the Horizon Winter Prepping Your Self-Storage Facility Using the Advertising Van: Free Truck with Move-In Program Safestor Adjusters Converged on American Self Storage How to Manage a Heavy Workload

WebSelfStorage: Big Updates on the Horizon

The U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network (USSAN) has provided a fully-integrated business platform for the independent self-storage owner for over 15 years. The backbone of the business platform is WebSelfStorage. WebSelfStorage launched as the fi…

Winter Prepping Your Self-Storage Facility

It is getting cold out there! As the temperature drops property damage and personal injury increase. These incidents can be costly for a business even if they have insurance. As a self-storage facility owner or manager, it is your responsibility …

Using the Advertising Van: Free Truck with Move-In Program

Many years ago, self-storage owners found that renting trucks and trailers was synonymous with self-storage rentals. As time went on, more and more self-storage owners jumped into the truck rental business and there became a further need to offer…

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 …

  • Responsive Design

    Mobile Consumer Experience

    Updated 11/18/16 Mobile devices have become an indispensable part of everyday life. They are growing in use every year and with that growth comes a transformation in consumer behavior. Businesses now must consider the mobile consumers when building […]

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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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  • U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network Team

    Meet Our Team – Jessica

    The U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network is excited to introduce the next video in our series, Meet Our Team. In this edition meet Operations Analyst Jessica! Jessica is an Operations Analyst with the U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network. During her […]

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  • Employee Traits

    Traits Of A Superhero Employee

    If Superman walked into your office right now and applied for a job what would you do?  Hire him on the spot, right? When going through the new hire process there are definitely people that stand out from […]

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  • Computer Virus, Malware

    Computer Viruses, Are You Protected?

    If you have a computer you have heard that it needs to be protected with an anti-virus program, but do you really know what you are protecting your computer from? reports an estimated 32% of computers in […]

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