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Essentials Update: It’s *sniff* Beautiful!

Posted on April 5, 2018
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Essentials' April 2018 update offers solutions for when customers add complications to your contracts.
Ah, spring. It’s nature’s time of abundance, variety, and reproduction, as those of us with allergies are familiar with. And when you add variety (like multiple payment methods on one contract, payments that need to be assigned to multiple contracts, etc.) in the rental world, that, like pollen, can give you a headache and make you feel miserable. That’s why we’re giving you solutions with our most recent update. Make payments against multiple transactions When you have true account customers, ...Read More

Point of Rental Named InTents’ Readers’ Choice!

Posted on April 3, 2018
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Point of Rental won InTents' Readers' Choice Awards as the magazine celebrated its 25th anniversary.
Thanks, InTents readers and POR customers! InTents celebrated their 25th anniversary by asking their readers to vote for the best of the best in 25 categories last December. Point of Rental’s customers came in strong for us and we’re happy to announce we were named as the Best Rental Software Provider! Here’s the full text from the write-up: Point of Rental is dedicated to producing innovative software and providing top-notch customer service to ensure tent rental businesses run smoothly. From ...Read More

Use Your Online Presence to Better Your Bottom Line

Posted on March 20, 2018
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This article originally appeared in Pro Contractor Rentals. Running a business today without managing your online presence is like neglecting to put a sign on your store and boarding your windows – you’re losing potential customers because they can’t trust you or, even worse, can’t find you. According to a BrightLocal survey, 97% of consumers used the internet to find a local business in 2017, with 41% of people looking at least once a week. Your potential customers are looking ...Read More

Essentials Update: CounterSign, Multi-Transaction Invoices

Posted on February 16, 2018
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CounterSign heads this update of Rental Essentials.
In addition to big projects, like CounterSign, which will enable you to run your front counter paperlessly, the Rental Essentials team is always listening to our customers to see how we can make your rental dreams happen. Through our feedback management tool, uInnovate, Essentials users told us that they wanted to see multi-transaction invoices to make their invoice management process easier. Now that’s possible! A new tab on the Customer Edit page allows users to select more than one transaction ...Read More

Essentials Update: Account Customers + Xero Integration

Posted on January 23, 2018
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Rental Essentials Update Day graphic
It’s donut day here at Point of Rental, and that means one thing: The new version of Rental Essentials is out, and our customers got some pretty sweet things of their own last night. Customers asked and our programming team delivered – Essentials now supports account customers, giving you the ability to support a credit limit by customer. You’ll be able to put account customers on hold when they exceed their account credit limit, block certain people from renting over ...Read More

2017 Employees of the Year: Dante and Jeremy

Posted on December 26, 2017
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Posted in Company News
Point of Rental's 2017 Employees of the year Dante and Jeremy
With another year in the books, Point of Rental staff selected their choices for Point of Rental Employee of the Year. That person had to exemplify our company values of transparency, honesty, integrity, responsibility, and dedication...and we somehow ended up with two* of them! We talked to this year’s co-winners, Dante in IT and Jeremy in software support. What is it you do around here? Dante: I am a Tier II IT Technician. My job is to install and configure ...Read More

4 Takeaways from the 2017 International Conference

Posted on December 18, 2017
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4 Things We Learned at Point of Rental's 2017 International Conference
Point of Rental’s International Conference has always been a unique opportunity to give our customers a few things on their wish lists: Intensive software refreshers, one-on-one time with trainers to solve their problems, and the opportunity to meet with other owners from around the country (and now world) to talk rental. The 2017 International Conference was no different. More than 200 business owners, managers, counter people, accountants, and any other type of rental expert you can think of converged in ...Read More

Six Software Apps to Start Your Small Rental Business

Posted on November 22, 2017
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Posted in Marketing
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
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