Monthly Archive: May, 2014

Security…it’s still our risk!

Owners and managers must not lose sight of the overarching contractual and legal obligations regarding site security. An unusually high level of illegal activity has occurred in self storage businesses across Australia in… Continue reading

Pay per click tips

Did you know that you could be paying lots more for your ‘pay per click’ advertising with Google than your competitors even if you are bidding on the same words? It’s all to… Continue reading

The culture of discounting

Have you noticed that everything appears to be ‘on special’ these days. It seems no one is paying full price for anything anymore and most consumers now expect a discount on almost everything… Continue reading

Why you should regularly inspect your self storage units

Conducting unit inspections at your facility is a key part of monitoring your site. Sometimes the task can seem too large to tackle and it gets put on the shelf. Your site and… Continue reading

Technology is not always a time saver

There is so much new technology coming out all the time it’s hard to keep up. Just when you were getting your head around email, now there is Facebook messaging, Twitter, Pinterest and… Continue reading

What is more important? Attitude or qualifications?

It’s no secret that hiring staff is an expensive business. The loss of productivity with the departure of a highly capable staff member, the recruitment campaign – from placing the advertisement, screening applications,… Continue reading

Protected: Updated Privacy Laws 2014

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5 Lessons in Overcoming Crisis

I have been asked to write this to tell you of the lessons learnt and my experiences during the Christchurch earthquakes.The most significant thing for me was the effect these events had on… Continue reading

In Review – Inside Self Storage World Expo

The aura of Las Vegas proved irresistible for self storage facility operators and suppliers to industry who gathered at the Paris Hotel recently for the Inside Self Storage World Expo, run from March… Continue reading

How to avoid crisis management

It always surprises me how many small to medium-sized businesses seem to survive on ‘crisis management’. In other words, they keep doing whatever it is they are doing until there is a crisis… Continue reading