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Six Software Apps to Start Your Small Rental Business

Posted on November 22, 2017
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A lot of work goes into starting a rental business, from having the initial idea to creating a business plan to finding a location and incorporating your vision. It can feel like there are a thousand steps to get through, so we knocked one of them out for you: here’s a list of affordable software applications that will make starting (and running) your business easier. Payment Processing There are a lot of options when it comes to payment processors, but ...Read More

Rental Expert Solves More in 2017

Posted on November 15, 2017
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Rental Expert solves more in version 2017, which was released this past week.
As you’ve seen so far this year, our team has been working hard at building industry-leading technology such as Rental eSign and the Inspection App. The best innovations, however, are often found in the details that make our software more efficient and easier to use. As our customers make suggestions to enhance their day-to-day operations, we build the Point of Rental experience into something better each year. Here are a few of the things that we’ve enhanced in v2017: First ...Read More

Point of Rental Announces Innovation Award Finalists

Posted on October 20, 2017
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Point of Rental's International Innovation Award Finalists have been named.
After two weeks of judging and some incredibly difficult decisions, the shortlist for the 2017 Point of Rental International Innovation Awards has been determined. A record number of submissions were received this year, and the finalists represent a wide array of innovative uses of rental software throughout the world. “Thank you to all the companies and each person who sent in entries,” said Global Marketing Strategist Lauren Harris. “It was exciting to see the many different ways people are using ...Read More

The CLFP Advantage

Posted on September 26, 2017
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Posted in Marketing
AP Financing provides the CLFP advantage for its customers.
The following post is a guest blog by our partner company, AP Equipment Financing, which provides fast, flexible financing for all your business needs, including Point of Rental software. Did you know there is an independent designation for finance and lease professionals that essentially sets the bar for the best in the Equipment Finance Industry? This designation can only be gained through an extremely arduous test of knowledge that exams the participant in items such as: finance and lease best practices, credit ...Read More

Talking Rental: POR’s Five to Watch Under 40

Posted on September 22, 2017
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Posted in Rental Industry
We talked to Point of Rental's 5 to watch under 40 from Rental Management Magazine.
When five Point of Rental users were named to Rental Management Magazine’s 12 to Watch Under 40 list, we reached out to them to find out what helped get them there and what they love about the rental industry. Here’s what they had to say: What do you think got you on the list of “12 to watch under 40”? Sam Castillo, Tates Rents: I led the effort in passing Idaho’s Theft of Services Bill this year as ARA of ...Read More

Essentials Update: Mobile Payments + Donation Tracking

Posted on September 15, 2017
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Posted in Software Features
Rental Essentials' New Features Image
Good news heading into the weekend for our Rental Essentials customers: Your software just got upgraded! Some of the new features you’ll enjoy: Mobile Payments Payments are now more portable, allowing you to finish contracts away from the counter. Our U.S. customers can take payments on any mobile device with Cayan Genius Mini. The Genius Mini connects to your device via Bluetooth or headphone jack and can accept Magstripe, EMV, and NFC/Digital payments. Outside of the U.S., our mobile app ...Read More

Why Pay Anywhere is the Future

Posted on September 13, 2017
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Cayan integrations give customers the opportunity to pay anywhere.
The following post is a guest blog by our partner company, Cayan, which provides payment solutions for businesses in any industry. Point of Rental Software integrates with Cayan to give our customers a variety of payment processing options. Pay anywhere—the ability to move beyond a countertop and use payment acceptance solutions like in-aisle checkout, self-checkout, pay-at-the-table, and more—is a concept that industry analysts have long said is the future of payments. Yet it still hasn’t achieved widespread use here in America. ...Read More

Fleet Management: Use The Right Tool for the Job

Posted on September 5, 2017
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Posted in Rental Industry
Fleet Management is made easy with rental software like Point of Rental's.
The following article from VP of Sales Greg Bennett was originally published in Pro Contractor Rentals' magazine, Pro Contractor Rentals Weekly.  A coworker of mine came into the office last Monday with a sore back and blisters on his hands. His lawn and weeds had been growing onto his sidewalk, but he didn’t want to spend the money on an appropriate trimming tool. Instead, he had edged his lawn using a branch trimmer in the middle of a Texas summer. ...Read More

Back to School: Learning Rental Every Day

Posted on August 24, 2017
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Point of Rental takes you back to school with these useful learning resources.
It’s back-to-school time here in Texas and throughout the country. Prepped with new bags, books, and supplies, kids are excited to start learning new things (well, most of them are). But there’s no reason they should be the only ones excited – at Point of Rental, we believe everyone should be eager to learn new things, regardless of age. With that in mind, we’ve come up with our list of resources that we believe will help you keep learning new ...Read More

It IS My Job! Building a Positive Company Culture

Posted on August 10, 2017
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Posted in CEO Posts
Developing a Company Culture of fun, growth, and appreciation takes work.
Every day you have a business, you’re building it, whether you’re trying to or not. And like any physical structure, your finished product is going to be considerably better when you plan your build. At Point of Rental, we have the opportunity not only to run our own business, but to work with thousands of other entrepreneurs who have built their own successful cultures. These are four tips we’ve learned in our decades of experience: 1. Define your business Every ...Read More
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