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When should you hire an accountant?

When should you hire an accountant?

Cynthia J. Drake August 4, 2015 1

As a self-storage owner, you probably have to wear a lot of hats. Particularly if you own a smaller business, areas like marketing, sales, maintenance, finance and operations tend mainly to fall to one

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7 tips for finding the perfect loan for your self-storage business

7 tips for finding the perfect loan for your self-storage business

Cynthia J. Drake July 27, 2015 3

Need a little cash infusion for your self-storage business? Join the club. According to Chris Rentner, founder and CEO of Akouba Credit, small business loans for less than $250,000 are in demand, yet many

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9 tips for taking advantage of Small Business Saturday

9 tips for taking advantage of Small Business Saturday

Cynthia J. Drake November 21, 2014 0

Although throngs of shoppers and deep discounts are more the domain of traditional retailers, self-storage operators are finding ways to ride the coattails of the post-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy. In conjunction with Small Business Saturday, a movement

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How to build and grow your self-storage business for the long haul

How to build and grow your self-storage business for the long haul

Cynthia J. Drake October 27, 2014 0

In the past few years, self-storage has become a darling among investors and a big draw for entrepreneurs. Dean Jernigan, president of self-storage financing firm Jernigan Capital, said 2014 is the first year of

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Late2Lien helps ease storage operators’ lien-sale pain

Late2Lien helps ease storage operators’ lien-sale pain

Cynthia J. Drake April 17, 2014 0

Lien sales are a reality in the self-storage business, but few owners and operators are experts at handling the ever-changing legalities surrounding these sales. That’s not to mention having to stay on top of

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