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Self Storage Companies and Rugby Players Lend a Helping Hand

by Kim Kilpatrick April 2, 2013 7:32 PM
The self storage industry has been known to do what it can to lend a helping hand whether it is for a local charity or something on a larger scale. Rugby players have been known as much for their big hearts as well as the big hits that take place in the game. When they work together they have been known to accomplish great things. [More]

California Self Storage Association Offers Members an Employment Manual

by John Stevens April 2, 2013 1:43 PM
Business experts often say that a company’s most valuable resource is its employees. Treat them fair and they will work hard for you.

But sometimes while managing employees, situations come up that are sticky and problematic. And because we are such a litigious society, sometime those problems get escalated to involve legal counsel and/or lawsuits. [More]

History Can Be Found In and Around the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez April 1, 2013 7:19 PM
Since self storage auctions have become a part of the American pop culture landscape there have been a number of stories on items of historical significance being uncovered inside self storage units sold at auction. All sorts of things have been found, but what many people do not realize is that sometimes there is history in the self storage facility itself and not just what a unit contains. [More] Co-Sponsors 5K Walk/Run

by Winnie Hsiu April 1, 2013 1:46 PM
On almost any given day, you can read articles in the news about self storage businesses participating in charitable events. Self storage owners are committed to the communities where they are located. They want to improve their communities and to help those who are less fortunate.

These businesses are brick and mortar businesses. They have real buildings where customers can walk in and rent real storage units. But what about self storage business that do not have a ‘physical’ presence but rather have a business in the ‘virtual’ world? [More]
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