Carmen Bodziak

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Carmen Bodziak is a Marketing Manager at Goodshuffle Pro, a party and event rental software company dedicated to empowering those in the events and decor industry. She also currently oversees the Goodshuffle Blog.

Blog Post by Carmen Bodziak

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Carmen Bodziak December 9, 2019 at 5:23 PM 14 min read

Revamp Rental Inventory: 10 Tips for Event Pros

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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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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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