RPC Blog

Jun 1 2021

Inclusive Language Actually Matters

Though the wedding industry has always been seen as incredibly traditional, long gone are the days of simply saying bride and groom.  Words are powerful and language matters in so many aspects of our life ...
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May 20 2021

Spring Cleaning Part 2 of 3 | Dust off your emergency kit

Behind every great planner is an emergency kit, bag, roller suitcase, or fanny pack. Being prepared is one of a planner’s many strengths - and events are the perfect storm for all kinds of random ...
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May 11 2021

Spring Cleaning! Part 1 of 3 | Clean up that website!

Hard to believe we are well into spring already - and as we know, spring season signals a time for cleaning and trying to get more organized! Thanks to Marie Kondo, we are now assessing ...
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May 7 2021

New feature time! Guest contracts are here!

One of the things we are most proud of at RPC is our ability to grow and evolve based on user feedback. We truly listen to every email, contact form, phone call, text, social post ...
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colorful sketches of website design

Apr 28 2021

When should I update my website?

We know you cringed at the mention of a website update. It can be a time consuming and tedious process. But we also know the significance of our online presence -- and it’s one of ...
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Apr 19 2021

ACH payment processing time cut in HALF!

We know getting paid quickly and easily is more important than ever. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce ACH payments will now process in 2-3 business days!  If you’re a current vendor or planner on ...
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Apr 12 2021

How do I set up my “pay to” account?

One of the first and most important items to tackle after signing up is adding your “pay-to” account. This is where your payments are deposited...so it’s kinda a big deal! Because we don’t want you ...
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Mar 12 2021

Calling all planners — save time by signing contracts and paying invoices on behalf of clients!

How many emails, phone calls, and texts have you initiated just to check on the status of a client’s contract or invoice from a vendor? Imagine how much time you would save if you had ...
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Feb 26 2021

The new and improved RPC

You may have noticed a fresh, new look in your RPC account. One of our promises is to provide a stylish, professional, and easy experience for all users. So we hope this recent update enhances ...
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Feb 2 2021

Keeping your team motivated in remote work environments

Zoom calls, texts, endless emails, spreadsheets, contracts...the daily task list goes on. The one thing glaringly missing is face-to-face interaction with our team, colleagues, and clients. For some, it’s been a welcome change - it ...
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Jan 26 2021

Discovering a path to business growth amidst a global pandemic – 5 takeaways we’ve learned from 2020!

Each and every one of us felt the impacts of 2020 in one way or another. For most of us in the event industry, our businesses struggled and we were forced to learn new tactics, ...
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Jan 19 2021

How do I transition clients to Rock Paper Coin?

Recently signed up for RPC and wondering what to do with existing clients? We’ve got hassle-free tips to make the transition easy for both you and your clients! Clients who have signed a contract and ...
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Jan 12 2021

Set your business up for success in 2021! Tune in January 25th-29th to The (FREE) Wedding Business CEO Summit

Calling all wedding and event pros! We’ve got the scoop on an awesome, FREE summit that will help set you and your business up for success in 2021! The Wedding Business CEO Summit is a ...
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Jan 4 2021

Setting goals for 2021

Goals may have flown out the window for 2020 but that doesn’t mean we can’t set new ones (and maybe carry some over) for 2021! Setting business goals for 2021 is critical - even though we ...
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Dec 16 2020

Are email campaigns a thing of the past?

The first thing many of us do after waking up in the morning is open our various inboxes and go on a full blown deleting spree. Getting rid of the promotional emails, offers, and junk ...
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Dec 4 2020

“5 Things You Need To Know To Successfully Manage a Team” with Nora Sheils and Authority magazine

While we may not have been ready for everything 2020 threw at us - the one thing many small business owners are saying is that their team is what keeps them going on the darkest ...
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Nov 24 2020

Accept payments on YOUR terms with RPC flexible payment options!

We know everyone chooses to invoice a little differently. Depending on the size and scale of an event, how far in advance the booking is, the needs of individual clients, and your business goals, you ...
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Nov 18 2020

We’ve got your back with chargebacks

If you’ve accepted credit card payments for a while, chances are you’ve heard about chargebacks (payment disputes). If you’re not familiar with the term, now is a great time to learn about a process that ...
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Nov 11 2020

Best holiday client gifts under $30

There’s no doubt that 2020 tested our patience, flexibility, and overall grit! But the good news is...we did it! If you’re like us and you want to spread a little extra holiday love to your ...
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Nov 2 2020

How do I invite my vendors or clients to RPC?

We are all familiar with the process of sending friend or connection requests (facebook, instagram, snapchat, linkedin, the list goes on...) in order to send/receive messages or view someone’s profile information. RPC works the same ...
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Oct 22 2020

I just signed up, now what?

Cue the confetti! You just joined the newest, fastest growing wedding and event platform in the biz! We’re THRILLED to have you. But now that you signed up, you’re probably wondering, where do I start? ...
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Sep 24 2020

Why RPC is the best small business management platform for the wedding and event industry

There are more business management software systems now than ever before! Systems that make bold claims about streamlining workflows and saving time and money. Systems that are tailored to specific professions like photographers, DJ’s, and ...
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Sep 17 2020

10 things you need to be doing when business is slow

It’s safe to say that 2020 has thrown us all for a loop. There is no way we could have predicted or fully prepared for a worldwide pandemic. But with most events being cancelled or ...
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Aug 31 2020

Nervous about accepting electronic payments?

We get it, change is hard. But change is also good. And our clients are changing at extremely rapid rates - hello, Millennials and Gen Z!  So we must also evolve and adjust to the new, ...
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Aug 28 2020

A look ahead, RPC rollouts

We are not shy about asking for feedback, reworking a feature that didn’t land like we’d hoped, or bringing an innovation the event industry hasn’t seen before! We are proud to be ever-changing and evolving. ...
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