Information Technology, Beware of Ransomware

Point of Rental Software Information Technology gives warning

It has been in a busy week in ransomware and information technology security levels, and many companies have already been targeted, and unfortunately affected. As we’ve all read on CNN Money and other news sources, Ransomware is a malicious code or a computer virus that denies users access to their own data, encrypting it and holding it […]

Climb, But Enjoy the View

Point of Rental Software shows view from mountain climb

A number of years ago when visiting family in Alaska, we attempted to climb to the Harding ice fields or at least that was the plan. It is a four mile hike with 1000 foot rise of elevation with each mile. After several hours of hiking, you would see false summits. As you reached the “summit” you were […]

Five Reasons You Won’t Want to Miss This Year’s International Conference

International Conference 2015

  With this year’s International Conference promising to be the best and biggest one yet, anticipation is building! To help make sure you are in attendance, we’ve put together a list of reasons you won’t want to miss this important event. #1 Learn how to use the Point-of-Rental software to its fullest Your organization has […]

How to Measure Success

  I have read numerous books and heard countless speeches on how to develop a successful business. While these almost always inspire me with new ideas, they have left me pondering what defines success. What should be the leading goal of a business? Of course there are many possible answers to this question, but all […]

Tips & Tricks: Social Media in the Rental Industry

In my last post about using social media in the rental industry, I covered how important it is as a company to be sharing engaging content on social platforms, such as LinkedIn and Facebook. A company’s interactions online not only strengthen and sell your brand, but they also create ongoing relationships with customers and potential customers alike. […]

Social Media Doesn’t Matter in the Rental Industry

2019’s Who to Watch: Industry Game-Changers Under 40

  Ah, social media. You likely use at least one social network on a daily basis to keep in touch with friends and family, right? In many ways, its changed the way we communicate and connect today, and the power of the social space certainly extends further than our high school friend group. Smart companies realize that […]

What Candy Crush* Taught Me about Business

It all started when my nieces convinced me to download this app called Candy Crush*. You might ask what a grown man is doing playing something that sounds like a kids’ game. Well, you should probably also ask the other half billion (with a “b”) people that have downloaded Candy Crush*, as it’s the second most […]

Taking Inventory this Thanksgiving

When I worked at my parents’ rental store, the most dreaded words were, “Wayne, you need to go take inventory.” Of course, in those days, we didn’t have Mobile WorkForce, Inventory Count feature, or tablets with Bluetooth barcode scanners. We also didn’t know about rolling inventory, where you are taking inventory all the time. My dad […]

Essential Lessons From Fitbit You Need To Be Applying In The Workplace

Recently, a friend of mine bought a device for me called a Fitbit. A Fitbit measures the number of steps you take, the distance you walk in a day, the flights of stairs you walk, the amount of sleep you get, and several other things. One of the features of the product is sharing – you can […]