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4 keys to securing your self-storage facility

4 keys to securing your self-storage facility

Deb Hipp November 19, 2015 1

Is your storage facility secure enough to attract quality tenants and scare off the bad guys? Security is the number two factor in choosing self-storage, according to a 2014 consumer survey conducted by SpareFoot,

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Appreciating employees on Labor Day and beyond

Appreciating employees on Labor Day and beyond

Deb Hipp August 21, 2015 0

There’s a lot more to Labor Day than marking the last time this summer that you’ll wear white shorts or grill burgers in the backyard. Sure, it’s a great one-day tribute to American workers

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How your storage facility can stay out of ADA trouble

How your storage facility can stay out of ADA trouble

Deb Hipp July 24, 2015 2

In June, a paraplegic man named John Deutsh sued a Public Storage facility in Austin, TX, in federal court, claiming the business failed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). That same

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7 tips for firing an employee the right way

7 tips for firing an employee the right way

Deb Hipp July 21, 2015 0

The prospect of firing someone can make even the most seasoned managers a little queasy. And for good reason: Employee termination is an emotional minefield that can explode into legal ramifications if mishandled. Keeping

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Check out the latest trends in RV and boat storage

Check out the latest trends in RV and boat storage

Deb Hipp July 6, 2015 0

Before someone buys a $200,000 RV and hits the road, there’s something the owner needs to take care of—finding the best storage for the brand-new toy. Across the country, some owners of pricey RVs

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How to hire a self-storage auctioneer

How to hire a self-storage auctioneer

Deb Hipp July 6, 2015 0

Storage owners have enough to worry about when it comes to lien sales. Don’t increase your stress by hiring an auctioneer who doesn’t know the legalities of storage auctions or how to deal with

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Embrace these 7 tips to build customer loyalty

Embrace these 7 tips to build customer loyalty

Deb Hipp June 30, 2015 0

Are you worried that your self-storage customers will leave you for a competitor that’s smarter and more beautiful? Maybe you should be—if you’re not staying on top of what people demand in return for

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7 tips for boosting your productivity at work

7 tips for boosting your productivity at work

Deb Hipp April 28, 2015 0

Does morningtime at your storage facility begin with a pile of work that doubles in size by the time your day is over? If you find yourself bouncing from one unfinished project to the next all

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9 ways to run your storage facility like a startup

9 ways to run your storage facility like a startup

Deb Hipp March 22, 2015 0

Do you envy the agility and risk-taking freedom of startups sprouting up in cities like Boston, MA, and Austin, TX? Well, you don’t have to live in a trendy city to bring a bit

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