The Goodshuffle Blog for Event Pros

Your go-to spot for the latest event trends, rental tips, and business insights
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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 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 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 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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Karen Gordon March 22, 2017 at 4:23 PM 3 min read

Why Goodshuffle’s the Safest Way to Pay for Rentals

Goodshuffle Pro has tons of safety features that make this event rental software the ...
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Karen Gordon February 24, 2017 at 1:33 PM 2 min read

Capitol Romance Features Goodshuffle

Washington D.C. wedding blogger and coordinator, Bree of Capitol Romance tried out ...
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