Monthly Archive: June, 2014

Preparing your facility for sale

Recent reports have shown that as baby boomer entrepreneurs head for retirement, there may well be a torrent of businesses put on the market over the next 10 years. Whether you are selling… Continue reading

Media Plan

As a self storage facility owner, it can sometimes be hard to predict if and when you may face an emergency situation, after all the very nature of emergencies are that they are… Continue reading

Ancillary Income

As self storage specialists I’m assuming you already have the knowledge and skills needed in order to maximize space fees, and are putting this into practice or at least passing this skill onto… Continue reading

How to improve your on-line presence

1. Put some video on your website Adding video content to your website or YouTube improves your search results, creates a whole new channel for people to find you and makes your whole… Continue reading

Lead the way at your workplace in a leadership role

Sometimes we question if we are doing a good job or if we could be doing a better job and it helps to have a few reference points to fall back on in… Continue reading

Doing it better – Part 2

Previously we looked at various methods to increase profits which included how to identify lack of appropriate knowledge, getting your priorities straight, providing your staff with tools to thrive and knowing your worth.… Continue reading

Risk and Insurance. Are you vigilant?

The recent fire at a Wellington self storage facility again highlights that members need to be very vigilant and focused on risk management. The SSAA and our industry at large are concerned for… Continue reading

Entrepreneurial spirit embraces new opportunity

Following five years spent as the National Operations Manager for a shopping centre company, the lure of the self storage industry rose to prominence on Jason Keane’s employment ‘radar.’ Jason sensed the skills… Continue reading

Doing it Better – Part 1

When you simply cannot cut back any more, perhaps it is time to look at ways to increase profits. You may think you’re doing ok, travelling well and don’t need to think about… Continue reading