The Goodshuffle Blog for Event Pros

Your go-to spot for the latest event trends, rental tips, and business insights
Brian Leigh November 10, 2023 at 3:23 PM 3 min read

Update to Device-Sharing for Goodshuffle Pro Users

The following is an update from Andrew Garcia, Co-founder and CEO of Goodshuffle Pro. ...
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Carmen Bodziak October 16, 2023 at 7:30 AM 17 min read

Render Podcast: How Goodshuffle Pro Enhances Event Business Marketing

We recently partnered with Cam Petty, Founder & CEO of Render Events, on a 3-part ...
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Carmen Bodziak October 12, 2023 at 5:00 AM 12 min read

The 3 Most Common Misconceptions About Event Insurance

Imagine you’ve just set up the perfect event: tables of food, live music, and best of all ...
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Brian Leigh September 27, 2023 at 1:25 PM 14 min read

Render Podcast: How Goodshuffle Pro Optimizes Event Rental Ops

We recently partnered with Cam Petty, Founder & CEO of Render Events, on a 3-part ...
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Brian Leigh September 20, 2023 at 9:16 AM 10 min read

Render Podcast: How Goodshuffle Pro Empowers Event Sales

We recently partnered with Cam Petty, Founder & CEO of Render Events, on a 3-part ...
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Brian Leigh September 13, 2023 at 11:35 AM 17 min read

5 Rental Fees Your Event Business Should be Charging

When event business owners hear the term pricing strategy, they typically think about ...
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Brian Leigh September 12, 2023 at 7:00 AM 16 min read

Before & After: Event Website Transformations

Event professionals are busy nearly 365 days a year, and many of them do not claim to be ...
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Carmen Bodziak August 23, 2023 at 6:30 AM 8 min read

Buy Now, Pay Later: Your Key To Faster and More Flexible Payments

The modern event client values flexibility — in what they rent, where they rent from, and ...
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Carmen Bodziak August 16, 2023 at 6:16 PM 43 min read

The Top 10 Reports Every Event Pro Should Be Pulling

Odds are, you got into the events industry for the creativity and community, not the ...
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Brian Leigh August 15, 2023 at 7:00 AM 25 min read

The 13 Best Event Rental Websites of 2024

To compete in the modern event industry, businesses need more than just a website. They ...
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Emile Suárez August 11, 2023 at 7:15 AM 18 min read

Why Your Event Business Needs More Than a CRM Software

Do I need a CRM software?
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Meghan Ely August 4, 2023 at 7:15 AM 9 min read

How to Talk Budget with Event Clients

Many conversations take place during the event planning process. Some are fun, like ...
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Carmen Bodziak July 31, 2023 at 7:15 AM 15 min read

QuickBooks Desktop 2020 Discontinued: What Event Pros Need to Know

Many event pros use QuickBooks for accounting, but you may not realize it's two different ...
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Zachary Fernebok July 28, 2023 at 10:30 AM 9 min read

5 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Warehouse For Event Rentals

With so many shows on television about buying, selling, flipping, and flopping homes, one ...
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Emile Suárez July 26, 2023 at 10:48 AM 16 min read

3 Common Accounting Myths: Busted

Accounting plays an integral role in every type of event business. Having your numbers ...
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Zachary Fernebok July 24, 2023 at 4:00 PM 10 min read

How to Turn Event Customers into Evangelists That Sing Your Praises

Working in the events industry is all about providing excellent customer and client ...
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Carmen Bodziak July 19, 2023 at 7:15 AM 8 min read

Introducing Goodshuffle Pro’s New Financial Hub

Goodshuffle Pro has always provided event pros with the data they need to make smart ...
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Meghan Ely July 12, 2023 at 10:44 AM 10 min read

5 Steps to Effectively Onboard a New Teammate to Your Event Business

Thinking of hiring? Congrats! Expanding your event team signifies growth in your ...
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Brian Leigh May 16, 2023 at 9:45 AM 15 min read

8 New Features Event Pros Love in Goodshuffle Pro

Goodshuffle Pro's engineering team is constantly working to make our best-in-class event ...
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Courtney Hopper May 8, 2023 at 10:00 AM 8 min read

4 Ways Entrepreneurs in the Events Industry Can Achieve Stability

Ask any entrepreneur why they started a business, and you’ll hear a multitude of reasons: ...
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Meghan Ely March 1, 2023 at 1:08 PM 11 min read

How to Navigate Continued Inventory Shortages in the Event Industry

Supply line backlogs and inventory shortages continue to trouble the events industry, ...
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Miles Oliver January 30, 2023 at 12:54 PM 10 min read

4 Tips for Planning an Event Aimed at Children

Whether you’re planning a milestone birthday party, a religious celebration like a bar ...
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Kate Walski, CSEP January 5, 2023 at 8:35 AM 15 min read

The Wedding Industry's Greatest Fear (and 4 Ways to Conquer It)

After the past several years, event professionals have learned to be resilient. They’ve ...
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Kate Walski, CSEP December 20, 2022 at 2:16 PM 7 min read

Top 5 Email Templates to Create

With enhanced capabilities in the Goodshuffle Pro Inbox, users have the ability to create ...
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Jennifer Taylor December 20, 2022 at 1:17 PM 6 min read

Ready to Grow? Follow These 5 Steps First

Growing a business is something many entrepreneurs work incredibly hard to do. However, ...
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Miles Oliver December 20, 2022 at 12:23 PM 10 min read

Putting Accessibility at the Forefront of Your Event Planning

Putting Accessibility at the Forefront of Your Event Planning Events are meant to be ...
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Kate Walski, CSEP December 19, 2022 at 5:12 PM 8 min read

Streamline Communication with the Goodshuffle Pro Inbox

The results are in! Goodshuffle Pro has launched an even more powerful version of our ...
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Kate Walski, CSEP December 12, 2022 at 11:30 AM 16 min read

Top New and Trending Event Inventory Items for 2023

So, you’ve got stuff. But do you have the RIGHT stuff? Staying current in the events ...
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Meghan Ely September 23, 2022 at 1:33 PM 38 min read

Navigating the New Workforce: A Toolkit for Hiring Better Teams

From The Great Resignation to "quiet quitting," the pandemic’s aftermath continues to ...
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Meghan Ely September 6, 2022 at 2:16 PM 24 min read

The Art of Managing Client Expectations

Expectations vary from client to client, but one thing is for certain: Most people are ...
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Miles Oliver September 6, 2022 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

3 Best Routes for Hiring Service-based Staff

If you run an event-planning business, you already have an idea of how stressful it can ...
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Jessica Powers August 30, 2022 at 2:00 PM 12 min read

Top 10 Reasons Tent Rental Companies Love Goodshuffle Pro

Real talk: tent rental companies face some unique challenges. There are lots of pieces to ...
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Jessica Powers August 23, 2022 at 2:00 PM 8 min read

2 Essential Software Tools for DJs

Everything is going digital, and DJ tools are no exception. Modern DJs no longer tote ...
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Perry Simon August 16, 2022 at 2:00 PM 8 min read

How To Beat Imposter Syndrome As An Event Business Owner

Demanding customers, work schedules that can feel never-ending, and pressure to meet ...
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Christie Osborne August 16, 2022 at 12:00 PM 11 min read

3 Simple Research Tactics to Build a Better Content Marketing Strategy

As an event professional, you know your way around a floorplan, can build a timeline from ...
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Kate Walski, CSEP August 15, 2022 at 1:29 PM 10 min read

5 Staffing Shortage Issues That You Can Conquer

“The Great Resignation”. “The Great Reassignment”. “The Great Rethink”. Whatever you want ...
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Ryan Gould August 9, 2022 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

How To Turn Your Event Attendees Into Long-Time Leads

In an over-saturated digital market, events are more important than ever. They’re an ...
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James Auerbach August 4, 2022 at 12:00 PM 11 min read

5 ARA Resources That Will Benefit Your Rental Business

As an event business owner, you are continually searching for ways to improve your ...
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Ryan Gould August 2, 2022 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

How to Boost ROI When You Host a Virtual Event

Virtual events are the way of the future. In 2021, a whopping 92% of event organizers ...
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Miles Oliver July 26, 2022 at 2:00 PM 12 min read

How to Set Healthy Boundaries as An Events Professional

What’s one of the hardest things we have to do as events professionals?
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Natalie Frontera July 19, 2022 at 2:00 PM 5 min read

3 Reasons Employees Dislike Working Without Technology

Gone are the days when adding technology to a job meant adding a burden. Technology now ...
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Natalie Frontera July 12, 2022 at 2:00 PM 12 min read

5 Steps to Create a Culture that Attracts & Keeps Great Employees

It’s no secret that there are major labor shortages across North America. This is making ...
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Maria Russinovich July 5, 2022 at 12:00 PM 9 min read

How to Charge Delivery Costs with Rising Gas Prices

As 2022 has gone on, gas prices have steadily increased from month to month. The rising ...
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Perry Simon June 28, 2022 at 2:00 PM 7 min read

The 5 Best Spots to List Customer Reviews on Your Event Company’s Website

Establishing legitimacy in the eyes of potential clients is crucial to securing their ...
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Carmen Bodziak June 24, 2022 at 12:00 PM 9 min read

How Capital Loans Empowered This Event Pro To Double Revenue in 2020 (And Beyond!)

If someone came to you and told you that doubling your revenue over the course of a year ...
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Maria Russinovich June 21, 2022 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

Goodshuffle Pro’s Co-Founder Joins GET Cities Champions Program

In the Winter of 2022, our team at Goodshuffle Pro participated in Break Through Tech ...
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Meghan Ely June 17, 2022 at 2:00 PM 8 min read

The Evolution of Event Networking & Why It's a Priority During Busy Season

Every event professional knows the value of networking — but that does not make it any ...
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Maria Russinovich June 16, 2022 at 12:00 PM 7 min read

How The Live Events Coalition Brought The Events Industry To Congress

Prior to March of 2020, Dwayne Thomas was an event professional and owner of a successful ...
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Meghan Ely June 14, 2022 at 2:00 PM 17 min read

How to Successfully Combat Getting Overwhelmed During Busy Season

Cover image by Julia Wade Photography Does busy season leave you feeling like you’re ...
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Perry Simon June 7, 2022 at 2:00 PM 8 min read

How To Fix a Slow Computer — For Event Professionals

As an event professional, more of your operations take place online than you may realize. ...
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Natalie Frontera May 31, 2022 at 2:00 PM 8 min read

How To Stop Losing Contracts Due To Turnaround Time

Have you ever called a restaurant excited to make a reservation, but then were placed on ...
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Jessica Powers May 24, 2022 at 2:00 PM 6 min read

The Best-Kept Secret for Creating a Rockstar Events Team

It’s no secret that contractors and temporary employees are a vital part of event ...
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Jessica Powers May 17, 2022 at 2:00 PM 6 min read

Top 3 Reasons Your Event Business Needs To Use QR Codes

If you watch any sci-fi movie from the 1950s and onwards, one of the coolest ...
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Maria Russinovich May 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM 11 min read

4 Easy Steps To Get Started with Facebook Ads For Event Companies

Facebook Ads are your most powerful tool to reach the perfect new audience to bring more ...
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Maria Russinovich May 3, 2022 at 2:00 PM 11 min read

“Why Charge Rush Fees" and Other Tips For Handling Last-Minute Orders

As 2022 hits its stride, it seems that some trends from 2021 are sticking around, ...
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Maria Russinovich April 26, 2022 at 2:00 PM 15 min read

Photo-Ruining Event Rental Blunders With Ana Isabel Photography

While attending events is always a great time, seeing the photos afterward is almost as ...
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Brittny Drye April 19, 2022 at 10:16 AM 10 min read

How Event Professionals Can Create an Inclusive Client Experience

In today’s market, there is no room for businesses that discriminate and exclude certain ...
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Maria Russinovich April 15, 2022 at 2:00 AM 6 min read

3 Things Goodshuffle Pro Learned from Our Sprinterns

In January 2022, Goodshuffle Pro welcomed a team of four interns from the Breakthrough ...
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Jessica Powers April 11, 2022 at 7:19 PM 8 min read

Top 4 Ways You Can Step Up Your Events with A/V Professionals

The key to any good event is solid, elegant basics: quality furniture, dinnerware, décor, ...
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Jessica Powers April 5, 2022 at 7:18 PM 8 min read

The Importance of Light and Sound: How They Impact Your Events

Light, sound, and smell all have a profound impact on our memories and how we perceive ...
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Perry Simon March 28, 2022 at 12:28 PM 8 min read

The 5 Top Ways to WOW Your Clients Using Goodshuffle Pro

Goodshuffle Pro provides massive benefits for event businesses by allowing for increased ...
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Aleya Harris March 23, 2022 at 10:33 AM 12 min read

Is Your Hero's Journey Leading You to Burnout?

As an event professional, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Between managing clients, ...
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Jessica Powers March 22, 2022 at 7:18 PM 5 min read

Creating an Efficient Lighting And Sound Team for Your Event Company

You’ve got your light and sound equipment. You have your team members. You even have ...
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Natalie Frontera March 17, 2022 at 2:40 PM 9 min read

How To Protect Your Event Clients in a Pandemic

If you are an event rental company, you have been navigating your way through the ...
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Perry Simon March 14, 2022 at 12:27 PM 9 min read

Why Your Events Business Needs an Online Rental Shop

If you don’t have an online marketplace for customers to view and shop your inventory in ...
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Perry Simon March 7, 2022 at 11:57 AM 6 min read

Why You Should Always Give Your Event Clients a Copy of the Contract

Contracts are incredibly important in the events industry, as they assure that the ...
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Maria Russinovich March 3, 2022 at 11:19 AM 10 min read

5 Best Warehouse Tips For Event Pros

A large portion of event professionals have warehouses to store their inventory. Whether ...
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Aleya Harris February 28, 2022 at 2:39 PM 6 min read

Email Marketing Tips and Tricks for Rental Companies

When it comes to email marketing, many rental companies find themselves two big ...
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Perry Simon February 28, 2022 at 11:56 AM 7 min read

Top 5 Reasons to Start Using E-Signatures For Event Companies

The business world is changing quickly, and the process of drafting, filing, and signing ...
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Perry Simon February 21, 2022 at 11:54 AM 11 min read

5 Tips for Adding Rentals to Your Event Business

Expanding your business to new areas brings hope for new opportunities and income, but ...
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Perry Simon February 16, 2022 at 3:34 PM 6 min read

How to Pay Event Delivery Drivers: A Conversation with Nick Muzzatti

Hiring and retaining staff is one of the hottest topics in the event industry right now. ...
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Perry Simon February 15, 2022 at 12:03 PM 8 min read

How To Pay Photo Booth Attendants: A Conversation with Nick Muzzatti from Snap! Entertainment

Do you love renting out your photo booths for events, seeing guests light up when their ...
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Maria Russinovich February 8, 2022 at 7:18 PM 9 min read

Questions To Ask When Looking To Buy More Event Rental Inventory

Now that we’re in 2022 and are looking towards the endless possibilities of ways to ...
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Jessica Powers February 7, 2022 at 7:18 PM 5 min read

6 Qualities To Look For When Hiring A Great DJ

When it comes to events, there’s nothing sadder than an empty dance floor. Good DJs are ...
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Jessica Powers February 1, 2022 at 2:17 PM 7 min read

Train Your Employees With Smart Event Business Software

Training is arguably one of the most difficult aspects of hiring new employees— ...
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Jessica Powers January 31, 2022 at 7:19 PM 8 min read

Top Event Production and Audio Visual Industry Trends for 2022

While 2021 brought us loosening COVID-19 restrictions, we still won’t be back to ...
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Jessica Powers January 28, 2022 at 7:19 PM 9 min read

The Top DJ Trends of 2022

2021 is over, and it’s been weird. COVID-19 restrictions are still in play, but slowly ...
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Maria Russinovich January 26, 2022 at 7:19 PM 6 min read

Top Event Rental Industry Trends in 2022

2022 is here and we’re so excited to look forward to what the future holds for the events ...
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Perry Simon January 10, 2022 at 5:05 PM 11 min read

The Importance of Automating Event Rental Processes

Choosing to keep track of your important event rental company data on pen and paper is ...
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Courtney Hopper January 4, 2022 at 3:35 PM 7 min read

Slay the Day with Effective Office Days to Maximize Employee Satisfaction

Have you been feeling like the world is running faster than you can keep up with in ...
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Carmen Bodziak January 3, 2022 at 4:10 PM 9 min read

3 Red Flags That Mean Your Event Company Needs A Change

When things get hard, it’s time to make a change— yes, even if you’ve done something the ...
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Carmen Bodziak December 27, 2021 at 4:10 PM 9 min read

Your Employees Are Your Brand: Build Your Brand Through Your Team

Ask yourself: If my brand were a person, how would I describe them? Reliable? Caring? ...
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Emily Noel December 22, 2021 at 1:06 PM 10 min read

Best Social Media Tips for Event Businesses You Didn’t Know

Whether you’re a social media expert or prefer not to use it, there’s no denying that ...
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Jessica Powers December 13, 2021 at 6:37 PM 8 min read

5 Ways to Prep Your Event Business for the New Year

The holiday season is fast approaching and before we know it, it’ll be 2022. That means ...
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Maria Russinovich December 8, 2021 at 3:05 PM 7 min read

2022 Top Event Design Trends

As the world begins to slowly open up again, events are returning to their full ...
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Jessica Powers December 7, 2021 at 11:40 AM 6 min read

The Best Way for Event Pros to Accept Credit Card Payments

By now, we all know that accepting credit cards is necessary— clients expect it and may ...
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Jessica Powers December 6, 2021 at 11:32 AM 8 min read

Damage Waivers: The #1 Thing You May Be Forgetting When Doing A Job

Many event industry companies— especially new ones— think that they can “get by” without ...
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Jessica Powers December 3, 2021 at 3:04 PM 9 min read

Top Event Trends in 2022

We’re just a few weeks away from saying goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022. Things have ...
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Jessica Powers December 1, 2021 at 12:00 PM 6 min read

Why PDF Credit Card Forms are a Huge Risk to your Event Company

If you are using any method of collecting credit card payments that is not a payment ...
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Jessica Powers November 30, 2021 at 12:17 PM 7 min read

What is Plaid And How Does It Impact Event Businesses?

We’ve talked quite a bit about our partnership with Stripe, but who and what is Plaid? ...
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Jessica Powers November 29, 2021 at 11:27 AM 7 min read

Banks vs. Credit Unions: Which is Best for Your Event Company?

The debate between using a traditional bank or a credit union has been going on for a ...
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Maria Russinovich November 23, 2021 at 4:59 PM 4 min read

Goodshuffle Pro is Partnering With Break Through Tech's Sprinternship Program

Research shows that the younger generation puts more weight on company values than any ...
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Jessica Powers November 23, 2021 at 9:42 AM 6 min read

Glow Up Your Office with Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

It’s that time of year again! Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are right around the ...
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Jessica Powers November 22, 2021 at 11:20 AM 6 min read

Top Google Ad Tips for Event Pros

Outside of social media, Google Ads reigns supreme. For starters, nearly everyone uses ...
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Emily Noel November 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM 10 min read

What Are Landing Pages And Why Are They Important for My Event Rental Website?

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Dan M November 10, 2021 at 9:44 AM 11 min read

Common Mistakes Event Professionals Make in Contract Negotiations

Knowing how to navigate negotiations can give you favorable terms in a deal. Event ...
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Jessica Powers November 9, 2021 at 11:15 AM 7 min read

Facebook Ads for Event Pros: How to Bring in More Business

Facebook is moving more and more towards a place for people to find and research ...
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Aleya Harris November 8, 2021 at 1:41 PM 9 min read

4 Best Ways to Attract Qualified Leads to Your Event Company

Building a successful business requires a steady stream of new clients who are ready to ...
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Maria Russinovich November 8, 2021 at 11:21 AM 21 min read

The Need-To-Know Keyboard Shortcuts To Make Your Events Business More Productive

Have you ever been working and wanted to quickly copy a sentence from an email over to a ...
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Maria Russinovich November 8, 2021 at 11:13 AM 21 min read

5 Tech Must-Haves For Your Event Company

Technology is constantly evolving, and it can seem difficult at times to keep up with the ...
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Jessica Powers November 3, 2021 at 11:11 AM 6 min read

Why Event Pros Should Invest in Online Ads

Paid online advertising is frequently passed over by new business owners because of ...
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Jessica Powers October 31, 2021 at 11:06 AM 10 min read

When Should Event Pros Hire a Web Designer?

We’ve said it before: you must have a website to compete in today’s business market. ...
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Jessica Powers October 25, 2021 at 12:00 PM 14 min read

The Secret to Your Event Company’s Social Media Success: Images!

In the age of social media, images are pivotal for creating any type of marketing ...
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Jessica Powers October 18, 2021 at 10:56 AM 9 min read

Event Rental Jobs You Should NEVER Take

Many of us aren’t used to hearing this, but it’s okay to turn down an event. Ask ...
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Jessica Powers October 16, 2021 at 12:13 PM 6 min read

When Should An Event Business Not Take a Loan?

Recently, Goodshuffle Pro teamed up with Stripe Capital to bring our clients fair, fast, ...
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Jessica Powers October 14, 2021 at 12:40 PM 9 min read

Top 6 Things You Can Do to Protect Yourself on the Web

Having an active web presence requires a balancing act between engagement and safety. ...
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Jessica Powers October 14, 2021 at 12:09 PM 6 min read

Why Event Professionals Choose Capital Loans For Game-Changing Solutions

Nearly every event company has been in a situation where they missed out on an amazing ...
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Michelle Loretta October 13, 2021 at 4:31 PM 5 min read

Top 3 Mistakes Event Companies Make with Their Marketing

If you build it, they will come. Such is the idea to which many people ascribe in ...
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Jessica Powers October 13, 2021 at 11:11 AM 11 min read

How to Identify Email Scams and Phishing

As more and more communication and business practices take place online, it’s no surprise ...
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Meghan Ely October 13, 2021 at 10:41 AM 6 min read

Best Tips for Top-Notch Customer Service For Event Professionals

While customer service has always been at the forefront of our minds as event pros, we’ve ...
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Carmen Bodziak October 10, 2021 at 3:58 PM 7 min read

How Fast Cash From A Capital Loan Empowered This Event Professional To Invest In His Business’s Growth

Ready to learn about the tool that’s got everybody in the events industry buzzing? ...
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Jessica Powers October 10, 2021 at 11:22 AM 6 min read

4 Signs That Your Payment Processor is Trustworthy

Like it or not, payment processors are an integral part of doing business in the modern ...
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Jessica Powers October 8, 2021 at 11:20 AM 11 min read

Pros and Cons of the Top 3 Payment Processors

PayPal. Square. Stripe. We all know the names of these three payment processors— and even ...
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Jessica Powers October 7, 2021 at 2:39 PM 7 min read

How do Payment Processors Handle Disputes?

Everyone hates disputes, also known as “chargebacks''. They cost both time and money, and ...
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Jessica Powers October 7, 2021 at 2:14 PM 11 min read

Which Type of Loan is Best for Event Businesses?

Choosing the right loan for your business can be a daunting process. Knowing when to take ...
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Jessica Powers October 7, 2021 at 2:11 PM 8 min read

How is Goodshuffle Pro's Stripe Capital Loan Program Unique From Other Loans?

Does your event business need a boost? Chances are, you already have a list of items ...
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Jessica Powers October 7, 2021 at 2:11 PM 6 min read

Event Profs’ Top 5 Uses for Capital Loans

Goodshuffle Pro recently teamed up with the Stripe Capital loan program to help our ...
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Meghan Ely October 7, 2021 at 7:30 AM 8 min read

The Benefits to Offer to Increase Employee Retention For Event Employees

We can all recognize that hardworking, loyal employees are invaluable, but even more so ...
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Jessica Powers October 6, 2021 at 11:19 AM 9 min read

Top 3 Time-Saving Benefits Your Payment Processor Should Provide

Let’s face it, clients rarely pay with cash these days— credit cards and ACH (e-check) ...
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Carmen Bodziak October 4, 2021 at 12:24 PM 7 min read

A Discussion About Hispanic Heritage Month with Andrew Garcia, Co-Founder of Goodshuffle Pro

We’re excited to be celebrating Hispanic Heritage month this Fall with an interview with ...
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Carmen Bodziak October 4, 2021 at 11:16 AM 7 min read

This Event Company’s Secret Weapon for Booking A Once-in-a-Lifetime Event: Capital Loans

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Carmen Bodziak September 29, 2021 at 4:13 PM 14 min read

3 Reasons These Sperry Tents Branches Switched Tent Rental Software

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Carmen Bodziak September 28, 2021 at 4:11 PM 10 min read

Top 3 Tips To Make Good Financial Decisions As An Event Business Owner

You got into the events industry because you’re: a creative at heart, a people-lover, or ...
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Perry Simon September 28, 2021 at 10:38 AM 8 min read

5 Things People Always Forget to Include in Their Event Budget

As you create a budget for your event, whether it be a birthday celebration, wedding, ...
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Jessica Powers September 22, 2021 at 12:00 PM 6 min read

5 Benefits of QuickBooks Online That You Probably Didn’t Know

You may remember some of our previous posts about QuickBooks Online and noticed how they ...
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Samuel Rowe September 21, 2021 at 2:12 PM 11 min read

The Right Location: A Guide to Finding Event Spaces for Any Occasion

It’s certainly true that finding an event space is easy enough. Finding the right event ...
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Perry Simon September 20, 2021 at 11:57 AM 8 min read

Why Isn't My Events Business More Profitable?

It’s a difficult lesson to learn, but sometimes hard work isn’t enough to make your ...
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Perry Simon September 20, 2021 at 8:59 AM 7 min read

What Types of Tents Should My Tent Business Rent Out?

So, you’re looking to get into the tent rental industry? That’s great! Tents can have a ...
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Perry Simon September 17, 2021 at 12:25 PM 7 min read

How to Pay Tent Installers

Tent installers play an essential role for any tent rental businesses. No tent rental ...
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Perry Simon September 15, 2021 at 11:51 AM 8 min read

How Should I List Prices On My Events Website?

If you aren’t listing your prices on your events website, then you’re making a huge ...
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Perry Simon September 13, 2021 at 11:53 AM 5 min read

How To Store and Organize Tents

Storage conditions and organization decisions can have a huge impact on the overall cost ...
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Perry Simon September 10, 2021 at 11:52 AM 5 min read

How to Stabilize Tents, Inflatables, and Movie Screens

Improperly anchoring a tent or inflatable can become dangerous and costly if wind or ...
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Emily Noel September 8, 2021 at 12:00 PM 10 min read

Top 5 Podcasts for Event Professionals

Whether you’re going for a walk or driving to work, podcasts can be a great way to learn ...
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Emily Noel September 1, 2021 at 12:00 PM 12 min read

Dos and Don’ts for Starting Your Own Event Planning Business

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Being your own boss seems like a ...
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Emily Henry August 30, 2021 at 2:52 PM 8 min read

Pros and Cons of Hybrid Events

Throughout the last 18 months, as the events industry has been forced to adapt to life ...
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Perry Simon August 27, 2021 at 2:47 PM 7 min read

Holiday Pricing Strategy for Event Rentals

The holiday season is approaching quickly, which leaves questions for many event rental ...
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Jessica Powers August 25, 2021 at 12:00 PM 5 min read

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Event Company Should Collect a Deposit

If you’re not collecting a deposit for your events yet, you should seriously consider ...
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Perry Simon August 23, 2021 at 3:06 PM 7 min read

What's the Etiquette for Postponed Wedding Celebrations?

The COVID-19 pandemic did a very good job of messing everything up. Virtual work has had ...
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Perry Simon August 23, 2021 at 2:47 PM 12 min read

How to Sell More with Party Rental Packages

Do you want to increase the size of your sales without pressuring your customers and ...
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Rebecca Carter August 20, 2021 at 9:37 AM 9 min read

Top 8 Wedding Planning Mistakes To Avoid

Any wedding celebration, from a modest dinner with four relatives to a party with ...
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Jessica Powers August 19, 2021 at 9:54 AM 9 min read

Why It’s Okay to Not Have The Lowest Event Rental Prices

There’s a general belief that if your prices are lower, you’ll get more business. While ...
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Perry Simon August 17, 2021 at 3:04 PM 6 min read

3 Ways to Boost Online Presence with the Website Integration

An event company’s online presence significantly impacts customers' perception of their ...
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Ray Ko August 13, 2021 at 1:25 PM 9 min read

3 Wedding and Wedding Reception Themes to Capitalize on in 2021

2021 may just be the year of the reception. In its annual wedding survey, The Knot found ...
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Jessica Powers August 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM 12 min read

5 Benefits of Making Your Event Company Completely Digital

Let’s be honest: If you aren’t going digital, you’re living in the past. It’s faster, ...
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Jessica Powers August 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM 15 min read

How to Link Your Stylized PDF Catalog to Your Website Wishlist

Some of the event rental companies we work with publish absolutely stunning PDF catalogs, ...
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Jennifer Taylor August 9, 2021 at 11:14 AM 4 min read

A Case for Automation: 4 Areas to Rely on Software

Whether you’re a solopreneur or you’re in the midst of building a team, automation is a ...
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Jessica Powers August 4, 2021 at 12:00 PM 10 min read

Sorry, Martha, But We Think These Six Wedding Rentals are Totally Worth Renting!

I just want y’all to know up front that I have a lot of respect for the people over at ...
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Kendra Beckley August 3, 2021 at 9:58 AM 7 min read

How to Choose The Best Live Video Streaming for Events

Live streaming is simply a part of life at this point. Everyone does it, whether it’s on ...
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Jessica Powers July 28, 2021 at 12:00 PM 11 min read

How Much is Your Time Worth? How Much Should You Pay Yourself?

“Time is money.” But how much is your time worth?
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Jessica Powers July 21, 2021 at 12:00 PM 13 min read

How to Prevent Disputes Against My Event Company

First of all, what is a dispute? It’s a headache and a half, is what it is. A dispute is ...
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Ryan Gould July 15, 2021 at 11:21 AM 7 min read

5 Steps to Forming Strategic Partnerships in The Event Industry

Forming event industry partnerships can make all the difference for your event company. ...
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Perry Simon July 14, 2021 at 5:24 PM 7 min read

3 Reasons Why Higher Prices Can Be Better For Your Event Business

As an event rental pro, it’s tough feeling like you have to sacrifice the quality of your ...
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Perry Simon July 14, 2021 at 1:55 PM 5 min read

Should I List Event Labor Pricing On My Website?

Some event professionals try to hide certain fees on their website to try to draw in ...
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Jessica Powers July 14, 2021 at 1:54 PM 8 min read

3 Tasks Event Pros Should Outsource

There are some things that you just shouldn’t try to DIY— the electrical work in your ...
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Jessica Powers July 14, 2021 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

6 Things to Avoid When Purchasing Inventory Management Software

When you’re on the hunt for inventory management software, it’s easy to think of all the ...
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Perry Simon July 9, 2021 at 10:25 AM 8 min read

5 Biggest Event Rental Trends For Summer 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to subside in certain regions of the world, events in ...
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Jessica Powers July 7, 2021 at 12:00 PM 30 min read

10 Time-Saving Tech Tips for Your Event Business

Goodshuffle Pro holds an exclusive users-only event, our User Summit, every year. At our ...
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Jessica Powers June 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM 9 min read

Password Managers: The Life-Saving Event Management Tool

Life can be very stressful. Thanks to the Internet, we’ve all discovered self-care and ...
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Jessica Powers June 21, 2021 at 11:05 AM 7 min read

Event Clients You Should Turn Down

While we all like to think we can handle whatever clients come our way, there are some ...
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Jessica Powers June 18, 2021 at 2:22 PM 7 min read

Top 3 Things Event Pros Didn’t Know Were Missing From Their Websites

Here at Goodshuffle Pro, we’ve seen a lot of websites at all levels, from incredibly ...
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Carmen Bodziak June 9, 2021 at 12:00 PM 9 min read

This Event Design Business’ Secret to Turning Passion into Profit

When you have a passion, you owe it to yourself to see it through. Randy Lowe started as ...
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Jessica Powers June 2, 2021 at 12:00 PM 10 min read

How to Retain Good Employees For Your Event Company

Good employees can be challenging to find— and once you find them, you’ll need to keep ...
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Jessica Powers May 28, 2021 at 12:00 PM 10 min read

How to Find Good Employees For Your Event Company

The challenge of how to find good employees is daunting. Not only are there a lot of ...
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Jessica Powers May 25, 2021 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

What to Know if You’re Buying an Event Company

If you want to get into the event rental business, you could always start your own from ...
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Jessica Powers May 22, 2021 at 12:00 PM 10 min read

Top 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Your Event Rental Company Logo

There’s no question about it: logo design is an art form. There’s a lot of information ...
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Emily Noel May 19, 2021 at 12:45 PM 9 min read

5 Creative Event Rental Collection Ideas for Your Website

Planning an event and finding the right vendors is a time consuming, laborious task. So ...
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Jessica Powers May 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

When You Should Quit Your Day Job and Become a Full Time Event Pro

Every side-hustle freelancer longs for the day when their side-hustle becomes their main ...
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Emily Noel May 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM 9 min read

How To Use Social Proof to Boost Your Marketing

When was the last time you bought something without researching it online, looking at ...
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Emily Noel May 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

How Our Website Integration Empowers Your Event Company

Imagine having a salesperson on your team with a 70% close rate, that only costs $59 per ...
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Jessica Powers May 15, 2021 at 12:00 PM 9 min read

Which Website Platforms Are Best for Event Pros?

If you want to be taken seriously as a business in the world today, you must have a ...
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Brittny Drye May 14, 2021 at 12:00 PM 6 min read

Developing an LGBTQ+ Allyship With Your Vendor List

When you work in the special events industry, you cross paths with many other vendors— ...
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Jennifer Taylor May 13, 2021 at 12:00 PM 6 min read

Preparing Your Event Business for a Growth Opportunity

Nobody starts an event business to remain stagnant in their comfort zone. Instead, ...
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Thomas Glare May 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM 6 min read

4 Event Industry Trends That Will Define 2021

Rarely has the event industry faced such a precarious outlook. Almost 12 months from the ...
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Jessica Powers May 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM 12 min read

How to Find Your UVP and Secure Loyal Clients

It’s safe to assume that all businesses want loyal clients— not only do they bring in ...
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Jessica Powers May 8, 2021 at 12:00 PM 7 min read

How to Brainstorm Your Event Company Name

The name of your company acts as the face of your company— it’s often the first aspect of ...
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Jessica Powers May 6, 2021 at 12:00 PM 10 min read

Event Rental Business Insurance 101

Every single event rental company needs insurance. Period. The results of not having it ...
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Emily Noel May 4, 2021 at 12:00 PM 5 min read

In-Person Events are Making a Comeback

A little over a year ago, the events industry came to a grinding halt. This was a scary ...
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Jessica Powers May 2, 2021 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

How to Start A Wedding Rental Business

Everyone loves a love story-- and wedding rental companies get to help create them. Your ...
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Emily Noel April 28, 2021 at 12:00 PM 7 min read

What is the Best Time to Switch Event Rental Software Programs?

Do you ever find yourself putting off certain tasks, telling yourself “I’ll do that ...
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Jessica Powers April 26, 2021 at 12:00 PM 17 min read

How to Start a Service-Based Event Company: DJs, Inflatables, Photo Booths

Our readers may already be familiar with our previous guide on how to start an event ...
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Jessica Powers April 23, 2021 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

SOPs for Event Pros: The Top 5 Standard Operating Procedures You Need

This blog series was inspired by industry leader Cam Petty’s fantastic talk on how to ...
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Jessica Powers April 20, 2021 at 1:14 PM 10 min read

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Event Pros Make When Starting Their Business

You’ve got your awesome inventory, you found the perfect location for your warehouse and ...
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Emily Noel April 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM 10 min read

Top 10 Wedding Rental Trends for 2021

Wedding season is in full force! Are you staying up to date with the newest trends of ...
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Jessica Powers April 15, 2021 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

Event Pros' Guide On How to Write a SOP

This blog series was inspired by industry leader Cam Petty’s fantastic talk on how to ...
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Jessica Powers April 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM 18 min read

How to Start an Event Rental Company

Whether you’re new to the event industry, or you’ve been involved but want your own event ...
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Jessica Powers April 10, 2021 at 12:00 PM 8 min read

What Is a SOP And Why Do Event Professionals Need Them?

In February, Goodshuffle Pro hosted our 2021 Annual User Summit and covered a lot of ...
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Jennifer Taylor April 5, 2021 at 4:34 PM 7 min read

How to Adjust Your Operations to Enhance Event Client Experience in 2021

Thriving event business is all about keeping people happy. At the top of that list are ...
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Jessica Powers March 24, 2021 at 9:11 AM 6 min read

Where to Buy Event Inventory: Top 6 Places to Purchase Rental Items

If you’re anything like me, you’ve found yourself wondering where these event rental ...
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Lisa Krumm Anhaiser March 11, 2021 at 8:15 AM 8 min read

How To Leverage Your Event Photos for Increased Web Traffic

Whether you are a new business or a well-established business in the hospitality ...
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Jessica Powers March 5, 2021 at 5:14 PM 8 min read

10 Questions to Ask A Party Rental Company BEFORE Signing a Contract

You’ve done your research. You know what kind of party you want to throw, you know your ...
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Jessica Powers March 1, 2021 at 4:54 PM 6 min read

5 Reasons to Break Up with Your Inventory Management Software

Out of all of the business headaches you could have, your inventory management software ...
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Carmen Bodziak February 27, 2021 at 1:17 PM 11 min read

Customizing Event Quotes and Contracts Within Goodshuffle Pro

There are many reasons why you may want to customize your event quotes and contracts ...
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Carmen Bodziak February 25, 2021 at 12:47 PM 9 min read

5 Steps for Event Pros to Pivot to a Second Vertical

Lots of event professionals are looking to pivot into a second business market— it’s ...
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Anna Braff February 24, 2021 at 7:37 AM 8 min read

7 Equipment Pieces Event Pros Need for Storing Event Rental Inventory

Event pros in the party rentals sphere understand how critical equipment is to achieve ...
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Meghan Ely February 16, 2021 at 6:17 PM 7 min read

Your Checklist to Keep Your Event on Schedule

If you’re an event professional that’s newer to the industry, you’re not only entering ...
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Meghan Ely February 11, 2021 at 3:27 PM 14 min read

What Event Pros Wish They Knew Before Starting An Event Business

Starting an event business is a major endeavor and there are always going to be some ...
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Meghan Ely January 27, 2021 at 1:19 PM 10 min read

Dream Day to Nightmare: Tips to Keep Your Party from Turning into a Disaster

Juggling postponed weddings and canceled events has been no walk in the park for event ...
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Carmen Bodziak January 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM 12 min read

VOX DJs: From Neighborhood DJ to One of Inc. Magazine’s Top 5,000 Fastest Growing Company

VOX DJs is about to hit nearly forty years in the event and entertainment industry. Since ...
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Anna Braff January 14, 2021 at 1:20 PM 8 min read

5 Common Mistakes Event Profs Make When Planning Business Events

A well-designed event has the power to drive behavior and shape experiences. However, ...
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Carmen Bodziak January 4, 2021 at 11:41 AM 11 min read

How These Time-Saving Integrations from Goodshuffle Pro Add Value to Your Event Business

Goodshuffle Pro is all-in-one software, which means you don’t need to switch between ...
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Jessica Powers December 30, 2020 at 6:04 AM 10 min read

Should Event Pros Use QuickBooks Online or Desktop?

It’s common knowledge that QuickBooks is a staple financial software for event businesses ...
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Jessica Powers December 27, 2020 at 4:20 PM 8 min read

The Top 4 Ways Software Can Empower Your Event Business in Trying Times

There’s no question that 2020 has been a rough year for the event industry and in ...
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Jessica Powers December 22, 2020 at 2:26 AM 10 min read

8 Reasons Why Goodshuffle Pro’s QuickBooks Online Integration is Unique

All of us at Goodshuffle Pro pride ourselves on going above and beyond for our customers, ...
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Jessica Powers December 21, 2020 at 11:08 AM 7 min read

How to Choose Event Rental Software: 5 Questions to Ask Salespeople

It can feel completely overwhelming when you have to choose event rental software. ...
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Carmen Bodziak December 19, 2020 at 8:11 AM 9 min read

How Cam Petty is Catapulting Her Business With Smart and Savvy Moves

Within ten years, Cam Petty went from being an event planner to owner and CEO of an ...
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Carmen Bodziak December 17, 2020 at 7:19 AM 12 min read

How to Make the Best Data-Driven Decisions for My Event Business

Smart event rental businesses are making clear cut data-driven decisions. These important ...
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Carmen Bodziak December 16, 2020 at 4:06 PM 11 min read

Heaters for Outdoor Events: The Top 5 Things Event Profs Need to Know

As the winter months start arriving, inventory items like fire pits and heaters for ...
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Carmen Bodziak December 16, 2020 at 7:55 AM 9 min read

How to Generate More Revenue for My Event Business Right Away

COVID-19 has forced event professionals to find new streams of revenue. While some event ...
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Jessica Powers December 12, 2020 at 5:36 AM 7 min read

Why Goodshuffle Pro’s QuickBooks Online for Event Pros is the Most Secure on the Market

At Goodshuffle Pro, we understand that security is an incredibly important part of your ...
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Jessica Powers December 9, 2020 at 5:24 AM 6 min read

Why Goodshuffle Pro + Stripe are the Perfect Match for Payment Processing for Event Companies

In our previous post, we discussed some of the top reasons we chose to partner with ...
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Anna Braff December 8, 2020 at 3:54 PM 8 min read

How To Repurpose Common Event Inventory Rentals Amidst COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced event rental companies to adapt and pivot. Savvy event ...
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Jessica Powers December 7, 2020 at 3:54 PM 6 min read

Top 6 Reasons Why Goodshuffle Pro Chose to Partner with Stripe for Payment Processing

Choosing a payment processor is an important decision that none of us want to have to ...
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Carmen Bodziak December 2, 2020 at 4:53 PM 11 min read

Total Transformation: How This Industry-Leading Event Company Grew from Humble Beginnings

Total Events, a New York-based event company that has been in business for more than 20 ...
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Carmen Bodziak November 24, 2020 at 8:38 AM 9 min read

“Collaboration Over Competition” Brings AE&ES 20 Years of Success

Gary Bordman, Owner and Chief Creative Designer of AE&ES in Las Vegas, has been an ...
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Carmen Bodziak November 20, 2020 at 4:36 AM 8 min read

Bristow Party Rentals Is Built on Customer Service & Passion

So many people dream of launching and growing their own business one day. For the ...
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Jennifer Taylor November 17, 2020 at 12:05 PM 7 min read

3 Tips to Effectively Turn Event Inquiries into Contracts

Event professionals are constantly looking to turn potential event clients’ inquiries ...
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Dixie Bagley November 11, 2020 at 2:38 PM 6 min read

How to Build a Solid Venue-Rental Relationship

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Dixie Bagley October 20, 2020 at 2:09 PM 5 min read

Venue-Rental Partnerships: Why Event Clients Love Them

Designing a stellar client experience starts with understanding customers’ expectations. ...
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Carmen Bodziak September 25, 2020 at 6:05 AM 9 min read

Entrepreneur Success: How This Event Pro Launched His A/V & Lighting Business

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Aleya Harris September 17, 2020 at 9:21 AM 12 min read

How to Create Engaging Captions and Hashtags for Social Media

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Christie Osborne September 12, 2020 at 8:44 AM 12 min read

How to Make Sense of My Event Company's Web Analytics

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Jennifer Taylor September 8, 2020 at 7:58 AM 6 min read

Brand Ambassadors and You: Turning Event Employees into Loyal Brand Enthusiasts

If you already have a team in your rental business, consider the value they bring to the ...
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Lisa Krumm Anhaiser September 2, 2020 at 9:40 AM 9 min read

How Rental Pros Overcome Day-of Event Obstacles

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Carmen Bodziak August 31, 2020 at 5:35 AM 6 min read

Website Audit Checklist for Event Profs

Every event professional with a website should perform a monthly website audit. This ...
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Karen Gordon August 27, 2020 at 3:44 AM 9 min read

How to Improve My Event Website: Fast 5 Checklist

There are countless routes to success with your event company’s website, but you don’t ...
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Anna Braff August 25, 2020 at 6:34 AM 14 min read

What Event Companies Should Prioritize during COVID-19

COVID-19 rocked the live events industry into a state of crisis at the start of 2020 and ...
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Erna Clayton August 23, 2020 at 7:00 AM 6 min read

Best Tips For Projector Rentals at Events

There are so many occasions that require projector rentals: conferences, trade shows, and ...
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Anna Braff August 21, 2020 at 6:46 AM 8 min read

Tips for Safe Delivery of Event Rentals During Coronavirus

Handling and delivering event rentals during coronavirus is new territory. Everything is ...
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Karen Gordon August 20, 2020 at 4:09 AM 13 min read

10 Common Event Prof Website Mistakes

Event professionals need great websites to attract leads and convert clients. It might ...
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Anna Braff August 19, 2020 at 6:46 AM 13 min read

Cleaning and Sanitizing Event Rentals during COVID-19

The U.S. economy came to a screeching halt in March 2020 and the events and wedding ...
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Carmen Bodziak August 18, 2020 at 6:04 AM 8 min read

UX for Event Profs: The Beginner’s Guide

A website’s UX, or User Experience, is make or break for your event company. If a website ...
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Carmen Bodziak August 14, 2020 at 8:08 AM 8 min read

Top 10 Free (or Mostly Free) SEO Tools for Event Profs

We know how important SEO is for your event business. It brings in new leads, has a high ...
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Carmen Bodziak August 11, 2020 at 1:18 PM 11 min read

SEO for Event Profs: The Complete Starter Guide

Do you ever go beyond the first page of Google results? If you’re like the majority of ...
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Karen Gordon August 10, 2020 at 8:54 AM 5 min read

Payment Processing Software: Why Do I Need to Enter my Personal Information?

Payment processing software is one of the most important tools event professionals use. ...
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Kristin Savage August 7, 2020 at 7:44 AM 14 min read

Social Media For Event Profs: How To Create Killer Content For Instagram

Social media for event profs is one of the most important marketing strategies you can ...
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Meghan Ely August 6, 2020 at 4:15 PM 9 min read

The Ultimate Monthly Business Checklist for Event Pros

Running a creative business involves a lot of moving pieces that can feel overwhelming ...
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Meghan Ely July 16, 2020 at 5:50 PM 10 min read

Wedding Planning during COVID-19: How to Choose the Best Wedding Photographer

You’ve chosen your perfect venue and selected your ideal florist. Now, it’s time to ...
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Meghan Ely July 11, 2020 at 5:33 AM 11 min read

Wedding Planning during COVID-19: How to Choose the Right Florist

You’ve found your perfect wedding venue. Now, it’s time to find choose the right florist. ...
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Meghan Ely July 9, 2020 at 7:32 AM 14 min read

Wedding Planning during COVID-19: How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Venue

Booking a venue is one of the very first steps to planning a wedding. While this process ...
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Aleya Harris July 8, 2020 at 1:54 AM 11 min read

3 Steps Toward Successful Event Email Marketing

A stable event rental business is one that has a consistent stream of new prospects ...
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Meryl Snow July 7, 2020 at 2:40 PM 8 min read

4 Client Retention Strategies to Keep Customers for Life

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Ashley Lipman May 28, 2020 at 10:36 AM 15 min read

How Many Wedding Vendors Do I Actually Need?

America is home to millions of weddings annually. This means a lot of work for the ...
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Lane’ Richards May 1, 2020 at 9:08 AM 10 min read

5 Ways to Market An Event Business During COVID-19

Life feels so out of sorts lately and you might have given up on marketing your rental ...
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Lane’ Richards April 29, 2020 at 5:07 PM 12 min read

6 Event Rental Business Tips To Make Your Company Stronger

The times have changed and you’re left frightened and unsure of what the future holds. ...
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Carmen Bodziak April 22, 2020 at 12:32 PM 9 min read

3 Ways Goodshuffle Clients are Pivoting in COVID-19

We think our software users are some of the best event pros on the planet. Ok, so we may ...
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Erna Clayton April 1, 2020 at 12:31 PM 11 min read

How Do I Improve SEO for My Event Company?

SEO for an event company is one of the most crucial parts of marketing. Most event ...
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Carmen Bodziak April 1, 2020 at 12:28 PM 9 min read

How Event Pros are Pivoting during Coronavirus

The effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) are dealing a huge blow to the event rental ...
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Anna Braff April 1, 2020 at 10:29 AM 11 min read

How to Help My Event Rental Company’s Cash Flow during a Crisis

An event company’s cash flow is one of the most important parts of a business, but ...
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Carmen Bodziak April 1, 2020 at 10:27 AM 9 min read

What Event Pros are Doing to Adapt to Life During the COVID-19 Crisis

It’s a challenge to adapt to life during COVID-19. As we face the unprecedented force ...
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Anna Braff February 17, 2020 at 5:56 PM 8 min read

What Every Event Company Needs to Know about Giving (or Avoiding!) Discounts

To discount or not to discount— that is the question that plagues many event ...
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Anna Braff February 17, 2020 at 5:32 PM 8 min read

How Event Pros Know What Their Clients Really Think

Just because your customer didn’t complain doesn’t mean they loved it. Do you know what ...
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Anna Braff February 17, 2020 at 5:28 PM 8 min read

Event Profs Gain Better Sales by Educating Clients

Better sales? Sign me up! Did you know that the first step of making a huge sale isn’t ...
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Anna Braff February 17, 2020 at 4:35 PM 10 min read

What’s More Important: One-Time Customers, or Venue Partnerships?

We recently did a post on How to Become a Preferred Vendor of a Venue to help you gain ...
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Anna Braff February 17, 2020 at 4:09 PM 10 min read

How to Become a Preferred Vendor of a Venue

Every event pro wants to become a preferred vendor of a venue because it opens doors to ...
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Oleta Collins February 17, 2020 at 2:05 PM 5 min read

What Event Producers Want in a Rental Company

You know the relationship between an event producer and a rental company is valuable, but ...
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Carmen Bodziak February 5, 2020 at 5:52 PM 11 min read

What All Top Design and Decor Companies are Doing with Their Event Rental Software

As an event pro, you know the challenges that come with the job. Who made the rule that a ...
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Carmen Bodziak February 5, 2020 at 5:48 PM 9 min read

This Entertainment Company’s One-of-a-Kind Culture Wows Clients and Lifts up Other Event Pros

The most magical part of any event is a client who walks away beaming from ear to ear ...
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Carmen Bodziak February 5, 2020 at 5:44 PM 8 min read

A/V and Production Companies Can’t Use Party Rental Software That Doesn’t Do THESE 3 Things

The events industry is continuing to move toward a more digital-focused operation, though ...
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Anna Braff February 3, 2020 at 7:12 PM 9 min read

Why Event Pros Need To Go Digital

Event pros are in the digital age— keep up or your party rental company is doomed to be a ...
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Erna Clayton February 3, 2020 at 7:05 PM 8 min read

Why Server-Based Software is Dead: All the Advantages of Cloud-Based Rental Inventory Software

In 2007, the then-CEO of IBM Sam Palmisano said in an interview that the server-based ...
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Carmen Bodziak February 3, 2020 at 6:55 PM 7 min read

The Youngest Success Story in the Event Business

Tremont Rentals is no ordinary event rental business. With their beautiful website, rave ...
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Kylie Carlson January 14, 2020 at 6:52 PM 5 min read

2020 Event Rental Trends Event Pros Need to Know

We see new event rental trends cycle in and out of the industry with every new year and ...
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Carmen Bodziak January 13, 2020 at 5:50 PM 19 min read

The Ultimate Business Resolution Guide for Event Pros

2020 has started and it’s time for event pros to ensure they’re making headway on their ...
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Carmen Bodziak December 16, 2019 at 6:29 PM 7 min read

Are Event Trade Shows Worth It? Reasons Why Event Pros Should Attend

Trade shows, conferences, expos…whatever the term, these events all come down to one ...
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Meryl Snow December 16, 2019 at 6:01 PM 7 min read

How to Make More Money from Every Client in 2020

Making more money is such a common goal for business owners. I’d venture to say that ...
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Carmen Bodziak December 9, 2019 at 5:23 PM 14 min read

Revamp Rental Inventory: 10 Tips for Event Pros

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Anna Braff December 9, 2019 at 4:33 PM 11 min read

What Items Can My Vintage Rental Company Custom-Create?

Now that you have a growing and well-rounded collection of vintage rentals, you may need ...
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Anna Braff December 9, 2019 at 3:54 PM 8 min read

Specialty Event Rentals Services Clients LOVE: Part II

Now that you have some understanding of the service basics a specialty event rentals ...
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Anna Braff December 9, 2019 at 3:47 PM 8 min read

Specialty Event Rentals Services Clients LOVE: Part I

Those in the unique business of vintage and specialty event rentals may know which rental ...
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Carmen Bodziak December 4, 2019 at 11:33 AM 11 min read

How to Prep My Event Company’s Finances for 2020 in 10 Steps

This is part one of a three-part series for event companies looking to drive success in ...
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Carmen Bodziak December 4, 2019 at 11:12 AM 7 min read

The Hottest Event Trends in 2020

2020 is on the horizon and so are the hottest event trends. Make sure that your event ...
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Carmen Bodziak November 13, 2019 at 12:39 PM 7 min read

How This Entertainment Company Halved Closing Time

SNAP! Entertainment is a DJ & entertainment company that specializes in FUN! They ...
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Carmen Bodziak November 13, 2019 at 12:17 PM 15 min read

BizBash NY 2019: Through the Eyes of an Intern

I’ve been lucky enough to score an internship at one of the coolest inventory management ...
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Oleta Collins November 4, 2019 at 12:11 PM 7 min read

How to Win Corporate Event Rental Business

As an event rental business, it’s essential to work closely with corporate clients and ...
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Christie Osborne November 4, 2019 at 12:03 PM 6 min read

5 Ways to Promote My Event Company on Social Media

Here’s a dirty little secret that many an event company and wedding pro don’t like to ...
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Carmen Bodziak November 4, 2019 at 11:27 AM 6 min read

2020 Inflatables Trends You NEED to Know

Are you up to date with all the latest inflatables trends in the events industry? We are ...
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Carmen Bodziak November 4, 2019 at 11:17 AM 6 min read

Inflatables Companies Make More Money Faster in These 3 Easy Steps

Are you asking yourself how inflatables companies can make more money? As a small ...
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Carmen Bodziak November 4, 2019 at 11:05 AM 9 min read

Six Reasons Why Inflatables Businesses Failed in 2019

Whether you’re a newcomer to the inflatable industry or a party rental veteran, there is ...
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Carmen Bodziak October 21, 2019 at 4:04 PM 11 min read

Tent Rental Companies’ 6 Week Plan to Gear Up for 2020

Every event pro in the tent business is wondering how tent rental companies can make more ...
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Carmen Bodziak October 14, 2019 at 3:34 PM 10 min read

Tent Businesses Make More Money by Doing These 4 Things

Are you wondering, “How can tent rental businesses make more money?” If the answer is ...
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Carmen Bodziak October 14, 2019 at 3:33 PM 10 min read

What Tent Rental Companies NEED to Know: How to Hire and Retain a Stellar Part-Time Staff

Tent rental companies have big challenges in hiring and retaining staff given the ...
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Carmen Bodziak September 23, 2019 at 12:29 PM 9 min read

Growing Your Events Career: Tips and Tricks from Kate Patay

Calling all #EventProfs: read on for wise advice from an industry veteran! Learn from ...
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Anna Braff August 18, 2019 at 3:38 PM 9 min read

How to Run a Party Rental Company Cost Effectively

One thing is true about owning a party rental company: it is (beyond) expensive! Event ...
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Anna Braff August 17, 2019 at 10:07 AM 9 min read

How To Win Back Angry Event Clients

All event rental companies will experience the wrath of angry event clients which, at ...
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Anna Braff August 16, 2019 at 10:52 AM 6 min read

How to Maximize Event Experience Within Clients’ Budgets

Everyone has some constraint, whether big or small, for their event, and event pros must ...
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Heather Rouffe August 15, 2019 at 2:52 PM 5 min read

Customer Service Tips Event Clients LOVE

As the market becomes increasingly saturated, it’s critical to please your event clients ...
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Radiance W. Harris July 1, 2019 at 1:32 PM 7 min read

4 Top Tips of Legal Advice for Event Businesses

An event business suffers when they do not proactively handle their legal matters. This ...
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Anna Braff June 12, 2019 at 11:47 AM 9 min read

How to Promote My Event Rental Brand

Your event rental brand is your baby, and you need to always be a marketer when it comes ...
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Anna Braff June 11, 2019 at 7:00 AM 9 min read

How Party Rental Companies Avoid Double Booking

We’ve all fallen prey to this, and it is the worst when you have to disappoint at least ...
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Heather Rouffe June 10, 2019 at 10:02 AM 9 min read

How to Balance Multiple Event Rental Locations

Many event pros want to learn how to balance multiple event rental locations. Lots of ...
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Anna Braff June 9, 2019 at 11:14 AM 10 min read

How to Elevate My Rental Business Brand

A rental business brand is one of the most important aspects of an event company. ...
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Karen Gordon June 8, 2019 at 11:08 AM 6 min read

Does My Event Rental Business Need a Showroom?

Many event pros wonder if they need a showroom for their rental business. A showroom used ...
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Karen Gordon June 7, 2019 at 3:49 PM 3 min read

Why Chiavari Chairs are Event Industry Kings

They’re everywhere, and for good reason. Chiavari chairs— with their elegant structure, ...
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Christie Osborne May 6, 2019 at 8:51 AM 5 min read

3 Tips to Transform Social Media Strategy for Event Pros

Rental companies’ social media strategy is crucial to bringing in business. When you’re ...
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Katie Easley May 3, 2019 at 3:30 PM 7 min read

Best Questions to Ask to Identify Event Clients’ Needs

More than anything, a successful event requires its vendors to have a deep understanding ...
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Jim Mariano April 12, 2019 at 2:44 PM 15 min read

5 Ways To Grow My Event Business With Digital Marketing

You are a great event rental business owner. You treat your customers well, your ...
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Heather Rouffe April 10, 2019 at 4:34 PM 6 min read

Tips for Purchasing Event Inventory Clients LOVE

Every event pro wants to purchase event inventory clients love. A major challenge for ...
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Anna Braff March 13, 2019 at 6:53 PM 14 min read

How to Create Winning Event Quotes and Proposals

Every event pro wants to know how to create event quotes and proposals that are top of ...
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Katie Easley March 11, 2019 at 6:09 PM 6 min read

3 Proven Strategies to Leverage Social Proof for Event Companies

Social proof is a well-established phenomenon that Fortune 500 companies have been using ...
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Heather Rouffe March 11, 2019 at 1:45 PM 4 min read

Tips for Staffing During the Busy Season

Event rentals and catering are seasonal businesses, which presents a staffing challenge. ...
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Anna Braff February 14, 2019 at 11:31 AM 6 min read

Traps to Avoid When Buying Used Event Rentals

Purchasing new inventory isn’t always the answer, but sometimes buying used event rentals ...
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Anna Braff February 13, 2019 at 11:24 AM 10 min read

How to Refurbish Rentals Without Ruining Them

It’s so gratifying when you find a good piece you like at an amazing price, but the ...
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Anna Braff February 12, 2019 at 11:45 AM 12 min read

How to Make Event Delivery and Pick Up Easier

An often overlooked goal of event pros is to make event delivery and pick up easier. One ...
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Anna Braff February 12, 2019 at 8:46 AM 8 min read

How to Partner with Other Event Rental Businesses

When event pros partner with other event rental businesses, both parties win. This is a ...
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Heather Rouffe February 11, 2019 at 6:31 PM 7 min read

Event Inventory Ordering Tips from an Event Rental Pro

Wouldn’t it be nice if inventory ordering were an exact science? Do you dream of a world ...
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Kylie Carlson January 21, 2019 at 12:06 PM 9 min read

3 Event Decor Trends Event Pros Need to Know for 2019

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Christie Osborne January 17, 2019 at 7:56 PM 8 min read

How to Audit an Event Business Marketing Plan

Marketing your event business can be difficult when you can’t foresee the future of the ...
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Heather Rouffe January 16, 2019 at 6:23 PM 10 min read

Best Tactics for Categorizing Event Rental Inventory

Every event pro wants to know the best tactics for categorizing event rental inventory. ...
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Heather Rouffe December 5, 2018 at 4:37 PM 6 min read

Best Strategies to Organize My Event Rental Business

To organize an event rental business takes some time and effort. Few businesses have more ...
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Karen Gordon December 5, 2018 at 9:13 AM 5 min read

Event Staffing Tips: Creating A Rockstar Team

Every event professional wants to know the top event staffing tips for creating their ...
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Anna Braff December 4, 2018 at 7:07 PM 10 min read

How to Deal with Difficult Event Rental Customers

Wondering how to deal with difficult event rental customers? Don’t get burned again! ...
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Anna Braff November 15, 2018 at 9:18 PM 9 min read

The Top New Year’s Resolutions for Event Companies

There are some New Year’s resolutions all event rental companies should make when it ...
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Anna Braff November 1, 2018 at 9:32 AM 8 min read

How to Prep for the Event Rental Busy Season during the Slow Season

Prepare for the event rental busy season ahead while things are slow. Take stock of your ...
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Lane’ Richards October 31, 2018 at 4:31 PM 5 min read

Client Experience vs. Customer Service: Which is More Important

You’ve heard a lot about the importance of a good client experience. It’s a buzzword ...
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Meghan Ely October 21, 2018 at 2:29 PM 4 min read

Prepping for Events Conference Networking

If you’re a conference-hopper like me, you know that it’s one of the best times to ...
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Amy Abbott September 17, 2018 at 5:54 PM 6 min read

The Ins and Outs of Rentals for Destination Clients

Destination weddings consistently make up approximately 25% of the wedding market. With ...
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Meghan Ely September 7, 2018 at 6:20 PM 5 min read

How to Churn Out Fresh Blog Content in the Off-Events Season

Blog content can be harder to come by during the slow season in the events industry. As ...
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Meghan Ely August 30, 2018 at 2:07 PM 7 min read

How to Build My Event Company’s Reputation

An event company’s reputation is everything in the events industry, whether you own an ...
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Kylie Carlson August 23, 2018 at 6:32 PM 4 min read

Ins and Outs of Having an Events Industry Mentor

There are so many benefits to having an events industry mentor. Whether you’re just ...
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Anna Braff August 13, 2018 at 3:39 PM 7 min read

When to Offer Event Rental Discounts to Clients

Your event rental business must focus on margins to stay on top, pay your staff and ...
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Anna Braff August 12, 2018 at 12:16 PM 7 min read

What Makes an Ideal Event Rental Client?

Opinions among party rental business owners can be divided on your types of event rental ...
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Patrice August 10, 2018 at 6:14 PM 7 min read

5 Challenges That Small Business Owners Face

From the outside running a small business looks so easy. You hang up your sign, offer a ...
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Patrice August 2, 2018 at 4:23 PM 10 min read

The 5 Types of Software Event Rental Businesses Need Now

Running a small business is tough! There are so many hats to wear that it can be ...
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Anna Braff August 2, 2018 at 3:27 PM 8 min read

How to Book More Corporate Gigs

If you want to book more corporate gigs, your party rental business must be professional ...
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Karen Gordon July 11, 2018 at 1:46 PM 12 min read

Protecting My Rental Business Against Difficult Event Clients

Managing client relationships is never easy, but in the event rental industry “tough” is ...
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Karen Gordon July 10, 2018 at 7:06 PM 13 min read

The 5 Packages Event Rental Companies Should Always Offer

The packages event rental companies offer can be a huge moneymaker for a business. When ...
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Patrice July 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM 9 min read

How to Choose the Best Logo for My Party Rental Company

Choosing the right logo for a party rental company is one of the first steps of growing ...
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Anna Braff June 1, 2018 at 8:10 AM 8 min read

The 4 Ps of Marketing Event Rental Inventory

As event and party rental business owners, the marketing mix makes sense when positioning ...
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Anna Braff May 31, 2018 at 7:10 PM 9 min read

Best Tips for Event Rental Pricing Guidelines

Pricing is one of the toughest components for any entrepreneur in the party rental ...
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Megan May 29, 2018 at 12:36 PM 9 min read

What To Do With Damaged Rental Linens

If you are in the party and event rental business, you probably rent linens. Linens are a ...
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Karen Gordon May 22, 2018 at 7:28 PM 6 min read

Why Event Pros Need Cloud-Based Event Rental Software

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Anna Braff May 11, 2018 at 1:31 PM 8 min read

Event Rental Inventory’s Secret Best Friend: Ancillary Items

Your inventory is likely your party rental company’s main selling point, but you couldn’t ...
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Megan May 10, 2018 at 2:25 PM 8 min read

How Event Pros Get the Most Out of A Wedding Show

Bridal showcases and trade shows are an essential part of the event rental industry. But ...
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Lauren Mestas April 21, 2018 at 9:02 AM 6 min read

Managing A Rental Business PLUS Another Business

Many rental company owners are managing two businesses at once. For some folks it’s ...
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Anna Braff April 20, 2018 at 6:55 AM 9 min read

Best Practices for Event Contracts and Proposals

A lot of event rental business owners pride themselves on their sales or negotiation ...
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Anna Braff April 19, 2018 at 4:55 PM 7 min read

Event Pros’ Biggest Money Makers: Repeat Clients

Costs of acquiring new customers versus retaining current ones Seasoned event pros will ...
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Anna Braff April 4, 2018 at 6:28 PM 12 min read

How to Deal with Rental Inventory Damages

Everyone romanticizes about the fun aspects of running an event rental business, but have ...
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Anna Braff March 31, 2018 at 1:01 PM 7 min read

Managing Event Rental Inventory Like A Pro

Party rental companies know their inventory is one of the most important components to ...
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Anna Braff March 31, 2018 at 12:50 PM 9 min read

Top Party Rental Inventory Trends

Hate ’em or love ’em, rental inventory trends are a big part of this industry. Your ...
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Alex Fender March 29, 2018 at 5:18 PM 5 min read

Google Ads Basics for Event Company Owners

Google Ads basics are an important piece of knowledge for any business owner. Did you ...
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Alex Fender March 29, 2018 at 5:18 PM 10 min read

The 4 Best Tools to Optimize SEO for Event Pros

It’s crucial event pros optimize for SEO for their rental businesses. The event and party ...
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Anna Braff February 23, 2018 at 6:50 PM 11 min read

How to Turn an Events Hobby into a Rental Career

Have you thought about turning your events hobby into a career in the event rental ...
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Lauren Mestas February 16, 2018 at 5:19 PM 11 min read

Tips for Storing and Cleaning Vintage Rentals

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Lauren Mestas January 29, 2018 at 2:20 PM 8 min read

How to Make My Event Rental Business Stand Out

It’s no secret that the U.S. wedding industry is worth a lot of money; in fact, the value ...
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Lauren Mestas January 16, 2018 at 10:25 AM 23 min read

How to Start a Vintage Rental Business

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Rachael Shackelford January 5, 2018 at 8:20 AM 5 min read

Wedding Day Budget Tips: How Reality Meets Lavish

Most couples have wedding day budget issues when it comes to planning their big Wedding ...
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Rachael Shackelford January 3, 2018 at 9:51 AM 12 min read

How Do I Make My Wedding “Pop”?

Obviously, the most important people at any wedding are the couple giving their “I Dos.” ...
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Rachael Shackelford January 2, 2018 at 6:19 PM 6 min read

I said, “Yes!” to the Wedding Proposal…Now what?

OMG! It happened. The moment actually happened. The wedding proposal was perfect! You ...
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Rachael Shackelford December 26, 2017 at 4:54 PM 11 min read

2018 Bride and Groom Wedding Fashion Trends

The holidays are for family, feasts, and building memories. As a wedding planner, the ...
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Karen Gordon November 27, 2017 at 4:55 PM 11 min read

To D-I-Y or P-A-Y on My Wedding Day?

These days, with the help of websites such as Pinterest and YouTube, there are tons of ...
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Karen Gordon November 19, 2017 at 11:22 AM 7 min read

What Unique Event Rentals Should Event Pros Buy?

The most popular event rental items are chairs, tables, linens, and tableware such as ...
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Karen Gordon November 17, 2017 at 1:54 PM 6 min read

Tips for Coordinating Rentals with A Wedding Venue

For months you’ve been planning the wedding of your dreams, and now your big day is ...
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Karen Gordon November 16, 2017 at 11:39 AM 6 min read

Marketing Tips for Event Pros in the Off Season

Whether you’ve been in the event rental business for years or are just getting started, ...
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Andrew Garcia November 16, 2017 at 11:03 AM 4 min read

Event Tech: Groovy, Mailgun & “Fiancé”

This is an Event Tech Post written by our Co-Founder and Lead Engineer, Andrew Garcia. ...
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Karen Gordon October 31, 2017 at 10:57 AM 6 min read

The Killer Cost to Party Rental Companies

“Why isn’t my party rental business making more money?” you may be asking yourself. After ...
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Karen Gordon October 16, 2017 at 12:45 PM 7 min read

Top 6 Reasons Event Pros Need Online Signatures

Event pros need online signatures for their event rental companies. We all know the world ...
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Karen Gordon October 12, 2017 at 3:29 PM 10 min read

How to Improve Part-Time Employee Performance

Learning how to improve part-time employee performance is one of the most important steps ...
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Karen Gordon October 5, 2017 at 6:45 PM 10 min read

Should Event Rental Companies List Prices?

There’s a long-standing divide in the event rental industry over whether event rental ...
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Karen Gordon August 15, 2017 at 12:58 PM 7 min read

Tips for Personalizing Wedding Rentals

Create a truly unique day for you and your spouse by checking out these tips for ...
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Karen Gordon August 10, 2017 at 10:28 AM 6 min read

The Best Family-Friendly Labor Day Ideas

Labor Day is right around the corner and there’s nothing like throwing a big party to ...
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Karen Gordon August 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM 12 min read

Event Rental Tips: Renting Tables 101

Renting tables for an event can make a huge difference when it comes to setting the tone. ...
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Karen Gordon July 31, 2017 at 11:33 AM 10 min read

Event Rental Tips: Renting Chairs 101

Renting chairs can be one of the most overlooked details of the event planning process. ...
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Karen Gordon July 24, 2017 at 3:55 PM 12 min read

Event Rental Tips: Renting Tents 101

Renting tents for your event is one of the biggest decisions to make when you’re planning ...
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Chris Ferenzi July 22, 2017 at 12:08 PM 5 min read

Pros and Cons of the Event Pro Lifestyle

The event pro lifestyle is definitely out of the norm. Anyone in the event industry can ...
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Karen Gordon July 19, 2017 at 10:47 AM 6 min read

5 Excuses to Rent a Moon Bounce

Moon bounces are always the best part of any event. You may have already seen our list of ...
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Karen Gordon July 17, 2017 at 10:16 AM 13 min read

Tips for Unique Inflatable Rentals

Summers are filled with laughter, friends, and fun. Whether it’s for a kid’s birthday ...
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Karen Gordon July 11, 2017 at 1:17 PM 12 min read

Event Upgrades That Make A Big Difference

Anyone who has ever planned any event, from a company holiday party to a wedding, can ...
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Karen Gordon July 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM 6 min read

Creative Twists on Tired Wedding Trends

While some wedding trends are regularly deserted as they fade with the times, there are ...
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Karen Gordon June 22, 2017 at 9:41 AM 7 min read

Event Business Tips: Event Radios 101

One of the best event business tips is to invest in radios or walkie-talkies for your ...
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Karen Gordon June 20, 2017 at 11:35 AM 5 min read

Tips for Managing Pinterest Expectations for Weddings

Pinterest is the frenemy of wedding planners, because managing Pinterest expectations can ...
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Karen Gordon June 19, 2017 at 2:08 PM 10 min read

Why Event Pros Love Cloud-Based Party Rental Software

Are you searching for new party rental software? Regardless of whether you’re actively ...
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Karen Gordon June 17, 2017 at 10:52 AM 9 min read

8 Simple Backyard BBQ Tips & Tricks

Summer is here and that means vacations to the beach, going to concerts, and backyard ...
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Evin Lipman June 13, 2017 at 10:57 AM 6 min read

How to Deal With Difficult Event Customers

Customer service is a key component of both the event rentals and the event planning ...
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Karen Gordon June 6, 2017 at 11:37 AM 4 min read

Kid-Friendly Wedding Idea: Photo Scavenger Hunt

Including kids on your wedding day is a must for many folks. Whether you have loads of ...
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Amy Wu May 24, 2017 at 4:51 PM 9 min read

Wedding Photography Tips: Details to Catch on Camera

You’ve already thought about what getting the best photographer for your wedding day and ...
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Karen Gordon May 22, 2017 at 11:23 AM 10 min read

The Secret to Choosing The Best Bridal Party

Congratulations! You’re engaged. You’re also now likely experiencing a flood of emotions ...
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Karen Gordon May 19, 2017 at 10:45 AM 8 min read

3 Hiring Mistakes Event Companies Make

Hiring new employees may seem exciting for rental business owners, but it can truly be ...
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Karen Gordon May 17, 2017 at 11:08 AM 4 min read

Wedding Day “Emergency” Kit: The Actual Essentials

If you do a quick search of “Wedding Day Emergency Kit” you will find scores of websites ...
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Karen Gordon May 11, 2017 at 11:39 AM 9 min read

5 Steps to Grow My Event Rental Business

You didn’t get into the event rental business just for fun. Like any business owner, your ...
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Evin Lipman May 9, 2017 at 1:16 PM 12 min read

How to Actually Enjoy the Event Planning Process

Event planning is a strange combination of fun and stressful. Everyone loves thinking ...
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Katy Hayes May 5, 2017 at 12:36 PM 17 min read

18 Essential Newborn Photo Poses

Once you’ve selected a photographer and done all other prep for your newborn photos, ...
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Katy Hayes May 3, 2017 at 1:07 PM 8 min read

How to Prepare for A Newborn Photo Shoot

Once you’ve selected a photographer, there are still some more things to be done before ...
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Katy Hayes May 1, 2017 at 12:28 PM 11 min read

How to Find the Right Newborn Photographer

There are a lot of things to consider when looking for a newborn photographer. Some ...
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Karen Gordon April 28, 2017 at 11:28 AM 6 min read

Event Business Tips: DIY Bride to Creative Consultant

Event business tips are a treasure of helpful insights for starting a rental company. ...
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Karen Gordon April 24, 2017 at 3:49 PM 3 min read

Event Business Tips: Party Rental Software

Event rental companies have it tough. They have loads of inventory to track, tons of ...
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Brynne Magaziner April 24, 2017 at 1:41 PM 6 min read

7 Ways Guest Lists Impact The Bottom Line

Guest lists are one thing that will impact nearly every aspect of your event budget. ...
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Karen Gordon April 23, 2017 at 1:23 PM 14 min read

Tips for Planning an Outdoor Wedding with a Tent

We all know the weather stress every bride or groom experiences. You plan every detail of ...
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Karen Gordon April 18, 2017 at 12:19 PM 3 min read

10 Reasons to Throw a Beach-Themed Party

No matter what the occasion, a beach-themed party is always hot. The beachy theme is ...
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Karen Gordon April 14, 2017 at 11:02 AM 6 min read

Creative & Funny Wedding Welcome Bags & Favors

I’ll never forget the first time I went to a wedding and they had coozies as favors that ...
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Karen Gordon April 12, 2017 at 4:11 PM 8 min read

How To Plan An Outdoor Wedding

If you love hiking, camping, fishing, or any activity that gives you an excuse to venture ...
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Karen Gordon April 11, 2017 at 12:50 PM 9 min read

Tips for Avoiding the Parent Pinterest Pressure

Pinterest pressure, especially for parents, is a real deal! The most complicated ...
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Karen Gordon April 7, 2017 at 1:03 PM 10 min read

Should I Rent or Buy Items for My Event?

Anybody in the events industry, or really anyone who has ever thrown a party…ever…can ...
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Arielle Lewis April 4, 2017 at 11:20 AM 8 min read

How to Look Amazing in Engagement Photos

There are endless sources of inspiration when it comes to engagement photos. There are ...
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Karen Gordon April 1, 2017 at 10:22 AM 5 min read

Should I Get Married in April?

“April showers bring May flowers” is the phrase that pushes many brides and grooms to ...
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Karen Gordon March 29, 2017 at 11:44 AM 5 min read

6 Surprising Reasons Event Rentals Cost More Than Expected

Event rentals often cost more than expected. There’s a lot of valid reasons behind this. ...
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