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Ins and Outs of Having an Event Industry Mentor

Ins  and  Outs  of  Having  an  Event  Industry  Mentor

There are so many benefits to having a mentor, whether you’re just starting out or you’ve had your feet in the event industry for a while. One of the biggest pros is that if you choose your mentor wisely, they will be someone who has quite a few years of experience under their

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Event Rental Pricing Guidelines

Event Rental Pricing Guidelines

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Pricing is one of the toughest components for any entrepreneur in the party rental business. Are we charging enough for each rental item? How do you charge for delivery, set-up, removal, late fees and, most importantly, our time? Many of us are not making enough return because our calculations

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Event Rental Inventory's Secret Best Friend: Ancillary Items

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 do it without the supporting players. Ancillary items are one of the most under-appreciated elements of your event rental business. These can be anything from tools (hammers and ladders), to small helper items (zip ties and tape), to components

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Managing Your Rental Business PLUS Another Business

Managing Your Rental Business PLUS Another Business

Many rental company owners are managing two businesses at once. For some folks it's because they have a more "full-time" business they were doing before entering the rental industry. For others it's that they began with one company and that company gradually evolved into two distinct offerings. For example, in the event industry, it’s

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Party Rental Businesses' Best Practices for Contracts & Proposals

Party Rental Businesses' Best Practices for Contracts & Proposals

A lot of event rental business owners pride themselves on their sales or negotiation tactics. However, tons of business owners put themselves in real danger when, after selling someone, they don't get the proper paperwork in place! There's a difference between a "quote" or "proposal" and an actual contract. It is absolutely essential to secure

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