Blog articles matching the “More” category.

Caching Explained in Less Than Five Minutes

We often get asked about Items not showing up on websites immediately when they've been added to RW Elephant. We've created a fun little explanation about the magic happening behind the scenes so you can understand a bit more about what really happens between your mouse and the world wide web. Read more

Stay in the Know!

From time to time, we share insight about how to make your boutique event rental business better and better. Be sure you're on our list so you never miss our resources. Read more

We love #EventProfs!

In this month-o-Love, we're working to raise awareness of and money for The SEARCH Foundation. Our industry is full of amazing and caring individuals and small businesses. The help that SEARCH provides when disaster strikes makes all the difference. Read more

2017 Event Rental Success Groups

Do you ever wonder how other Event Rental Businesses deal with the problems you're facing? Wouldn't it be great to hear how others in your position handle damages? How do they find their crew members? What is their deposit policy? Where do their ideal clients come from? What is their average rental amount? How much do they charge for delivery? Read more

How to Handle the Zillion Requests for Discounts, Donations & “Marketing” Opportunities That Come Your Way

I would bet that you are constantly being asked for donations to charity events, free rentals for styled shoots, and industry discounts. Rental pros respond to these requests with a range of emotions; excitement, guilt, pressure, anger, resentment... Especially as you get busy, the request to offer your services and products for free can even become offensive to you. So, what do you do? Read more

​Introducing… Event Rental Mind Meld 2016

We recently put together some like-minded specialty event rental pros (who also happen to be RW Elephant loyalists) for a weekly mastermind video call. We met each week for six weeks straight and dove into a new topic each time. We hashed out what’s working and what’s not in their specialty event rental businesses. We talked logistics, sales, employees, marketing… you name it! What an exciting experience it was to hear the triumphs and challenges that they each faced, the ideas and encouragement they brought to one another, and the enthusiastic results of this new community. Read more

What am I grateful for?

So, how do you run a successful event rental business, keep your cool, and not lose your mind? Well, you've got to have systems in place to make managing your inventory and orders efficient. You also have to think about what you'll do when disaster strikes (sad but true). But I think one ingredient we often overlook is gratitude. Read more

Join us at Be Sage Conference 2015!

The event industry is full of amazing people eager to learn, grow, and support one another. I wouldn't want to miss this opportunity to swap stories, dream about new ideas, and meet some comrades-in-arms. Business ownership isn't for the light-of-heart (am I right?)--I'm looking forward to connecting with some fellow warriors. Read more