Jessica Powers

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Jessica Powers is a Data Analyst for Goodshuffle Pro, powerful business software for event companies.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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