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Traps to Avoid When Buying Used Event Rentals

Traps to Avoid When Buying Used Event Rentals

Buying new isn't always the answer, but sometimes purchasing pre-owned can be more trouble than it's worth. Read on for some helpful tips on how to side step those items that create more headache than cashflow.

The Condition of the Item

Although price will be important when buying a used item for your inventory, what

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Rental Customer Discounts: Who Gets Them and When?

Rental Customer Discounts: Who Gets Them and When?

Your event rental business must focus on margins to stay on top, pay your staff and bills, expand, and much more. However, learn to apply some flexibility to the right clients. Do not discount your products or services too much where value becomes diluted: growth stagnates and your event rental business suffers. Be strategic when

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5 Challenges That Small Business Owners Face

5 Challenges That Small Business Owners Face

From the outside running a business looks so easy. You hang up your sign, offer a sale here or there and, like magic, you have a ton of people wanting to buy what you are selling. If you actually run a small business, you know there are a lot of challenges and things that go

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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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Why Subscription-Based Event Rental Management Software?

Why Subscription-Based Event Rental Management Software?

You may have noticed that the old model of having your software on your actual machine (either by downloading from a CD or having someone install on a server) is well on its way out. "Cloud-based" or "subscription" software is the wave of the future. But, like all change, some folks just aren't so sure

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