You do have to maintain the equipment and make sure that it is in good working order, you have to have organizational skills to make sure that you do not book renting out your photo booth to two different events at the same time, you have to be able to deliver and set up the photo booth, and much more.
When you have decided that this will be your new business venture you need to decide if you are going to either buy or rent the equipment that is needed to start the business. On average the start-up cost for a photo booth is two thousand dollars but it can be more. You also have the option to rent, or start a franchise from a well-known photo booth rental company that is already well established. Owning a franchise is a great idea if you want to learn how to operate a such business without having to do all the research on line and self teach yourself to run the business. The company that you have the franchise with can also assist you on other aspects of the business such as how to market your new business venture.
Before you decide which route to take you need to create a business plan so you can look at all your objectives, other marketing plans, and strategies. It is now time to think about the equipment because you cannot have a photo booth rental business if you do not have the equipment to start this type of business. If you have opted to have a franchise the parent company will provide your new company with the equipment that you need along with training to help you better manage your business.
You will also need to get all the necessary licenses and permits that are needed in order to run your new business. You will also need to check in on what your tax obligations will be. Once everything is completed you are ready for your first event so you need to start advertising. The best way to advertise is to offer a relative or close friend the use of your photo booth free for an hour at their next event in order to get personal references and possible new customers. You should also carry business cards with you.