Ask the Experts: What Are Your Best Marketing Tips for 2016?

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2016 is here, which means many of you have probably already made your New Year’s Resolutions, but did amping up your 2016 marketing efforts make the list? We focused quite a bit on how to create the perfect website at the end of 2015. Well, for all you wedding pros who now have that perfect site, it’s time to drive

4 Creative Ways to Get Free Marketing For Your Wedding Business

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By Adrienne Woolsey Some people hear the term “networking” and they immediately clam up. Introverts, I’m talking to you here! (Don’t worry, I’m one too!) “You mean you want me to walk up to all these other pros who I don’t know and start handing out my business cards?” Well, yes and no. Hate to break it to you, but

How To Sell to a DIY Couple

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By Adrienne Woolsey As if I didn’t spend enough time perusing Pinterest already, since getting engaged, it seems that I frequent my Pinterest app more and more looking for wedding inspiration and budget friendly DIY ideas. Pinterest no longer acts solely as an online inspiration board- it is changing the way we do weddings in the U.S. Pinterest’s largest demographic

The #1 Thing You Must Get All Your Couples To Do

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By Adrienne Woolsey As far as Monday’s go, I haven’t had one as awesome as Monday, August 24th, 2015- sunny blue skies, sandy toes, the sweet smell of salt water and the new promise of getting to spend the rest of my life with my boyfriend after a surprise proposal on the beach! But before there was time for the

Wedding Industry Roundup: Personalization, Motivation and New SEO

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Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: Wedding Industry Gets Personal– Gone are the days of cookie-cutter weddings; personalization is here to stay! How can your business adapt to this new trend? When Is It OK to Be the Photographer at Your Own Wedding?– We may be a selfie obsessed nation, but this

8 Instagram Tools to Save Time and Get Wedding Leads

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Instagram is one of the fastest growing and most popular social media apps among generation X and millennials, making it an invaluable resource to promote your wedding business and reach prospective clients. However, most wedding professionals don’t have the time to keep their nose buried in their smartphones to constantly update their Instagram account. Have no fear;  these 8 Instagram

Wedding Industry Roundup: Listing Prices, Burning Man and Difficult Pros

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  Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: DJ Sparks Outcry from Photographers after Shooting and Sharing Wedding Photos -Do you think this DJ overstepped his boundaries? Why Is It So F#&king Hard to Figure Out What a Wedding Will Cost? – Welcome to one future bride’s satirical struggle to budget for her

5 Ways Packages Increase Your Bookings and Profits

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By Adrienne Woolsey Ever meet with a potential client, spend a bunch of time writing up a unique estimate for them, only to find out that in the meantime they booked with a competitor? Your time is valuable, and you know your worth, but in a saturated wedding vendor market, how do you prove that to prospective couples? If you

Wedding Industry Roundup: Millennials, Social Media Marketing Tools, Donald Trump

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Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: 5 Startups Disrupting the Wedding Industry: The wedding industry in the US is changing, and these start-ups are behind it. Wedding PR: The Key Components for a Real Wedding Submission: Meghan Ely shares how featuring actual events is one of the best forms of PR for