10 Things Brides Hate About Wedding Pros

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By Megan Miranda #1: They don’t communicate Keep in close contact, even if it’s with a bridezilla or her mother. Brides planning a wedding hate to reach out and not hear back. If you’ve received an email, text, call or pigeon post from a bride or groom, you must write back promptly! Make a rule for yourself and stick to

Ask the Experts: What’s Wrong with My Website?

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We asked our awesome Wedding Expert Superheros what topics they would most like to see featured in upcoming Book More Brides workshops and the resounding majority wanted to know more about how to set up and get the perfect website to attract more quality leads. You asked, and we delivered! We asked the experts- What are some of the biggest

The Little Known Tax Deduction Most U.S. Wedding Pros Never Use

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Have you thought about your taxes lately? How about your retirement savings? I know, you’re young. You don’t need to worry about that yet. Uh, yeah, you do. You need to regularly put some money away for your retirement. It might be difficult, especially in the off-season months, but it has to be done. Not only does it make it

3 Website Blunders That Are Costing You Sales

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By Kathy DalPra Most wedding professionals would agree that these days, their website is the most important marketing tool they have in their arsenal. That being said though, far too many pro’s don’t have websites that effectively communicate how great they are or can produce solid leads. Want to make sure that your website isn’t costing you sales? Avoid these

Wedding Industry Roundup: Free Marketing, Headlines and Personalization

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All Things Weddings: Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding is ‘simply meant to be’– This photography feature highlights one couple’s unique wedding, stemming from their passion from their favorite movie. How Geeky Wedding Cakes Grabbed a Slice of a $2 Billion Industry – The sky’s the limit when it comes to wedding cakes- and ‘nerds’ everywhere are raising the bar. How to

6 Tips For More Holiday Engagement Leads This Season

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By Megan Miranda It may be called the “holiday season,” but as an experienced wedding professional, you know this is really the engagement season. Although more weddings actually take place during the summer months, 19% of engagements occur in December. This means that the winter “off season” can be the most wonderful time of the year — you just need

5 Mistakes Killing Your Wedding Business Profit

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When we started our wedding business 14 years ago, the secret to our success was simple. NUMBERS. We set income goals for our business and posted them all over the house. Starting at $500 a month all the way up to $20,000. And we hit them every single time. Until we stopped looking at our numbers. That’s when things started

The New SEO: 8 Secrets to Getting Your Wedding Blog On Page 1 of Google

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  Back in the Dinosaur Age of the internet (think before 2010) SEO was simple: figure out the keyword phrases you want to rank for and cram as many of them as possible onto your website and blog posts. It may have been slightly more involved than that, but there were plenty of ways to game with system with link

How Can I Build My Wedding Business Living Paycheck to Paycheck?

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Stuck In a Rut “I have a very SERIOUS problem. I am a Certified Event Planner and (please this is very embarrassing to me) I work as an administrative assistant. Making $300.00 a week. Yes, please I can literally see your faces right now. Don’t get me wrong, I do weddings here and there, but after losing my business, I

Wedding Industry Roundup: Planning, Millennial Marketing and SEO

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All Things Weddings: 18 Things I Wish I Could Have Told My Wedding Planning Self– Wedding vendors take note: Make sure that your couples read this while you’re helping them plan their ‘I do’s’. Don’t Tell The Bride, But Grooms Are Big Business– Move over ladies… more and more grooms are getting into planning weddings their weddings as well! Learn