We interviewed Casey Smith of The Kids Party Company, which offers Softplay Party Rentals for toddlers as well as Slumber Party Tent Rentals and Picnic Party Rentals for families in South Tampa and Pinellas.
How long has your business been open?
We started as 2 different businesses and just merged them into one.
Where did the idea for starting your business come from?
Searching Pinterest for fun businesses I could do from home.
What has made your business successful?
Consistency in excellent customer service as well as marketing on social media.
What has been your biggest challenge and how did you overcome it?
Covid…insurance and keeping clean rental equipment helped.
What’s your favorite part of what you do?
Seeing the fun we bring to area families!
What does the future look like for your business?
Tons of growth from here! Possible other party ideas!
What advice would you give to others that want to start a new venture?
Do your research from top to bottom and find a niche in something you have passion for!
How has the community helped you get where you are? How can they help?
We recently started having other area child focused businesses contact us for collaboration projects which mean the world to our small business.
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