How Can I Grow My Business When I’m Working By Myself?

Question: “How to grow my business when I’m the only one? I can’t hire someone to do my job so I’m limited to the number of jobs I can take.” Answer: Grow beyond your comfort zone. You’re absolutely right.  Once you’ve tapped your limited time and energy resources, your business cannot grow any further. You […]

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7 Ways to Market Yourself as Gay Wedding Friendly Without Being a Jerk

With same sex weddings rapidly becoming legalized and accepted in the US, many wedding pros are embracing the trend. But if you’ve never worked a gay wedding before and you want to get started, how do you attract those leads without saying, “Hey, en-gay-ged couples!  Hire me?” Here are some actions you can take to […]

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Real Wedding Submissions: 5 Tips for Getting Published

By Meghan Ely, OFD Consulting It’s no secret that getting your work published and in front of engaged couples can be tremendously impactful. The challenge? Your colleagues and competitors have also come to this conclusion and the submission pool is now overflowing with real weddings. So how do you catch the editor’s eye and increase […]

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Wedding Industry Roundup: Destination Weddings, Outdated Websites, and Firing Clients

 Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: Trend alert – Destination Weddings: Find out the hottest trends in destination weddings What Americans Spent on Weddings in 2014: Spending for the average wedding is on the rise 7 Creative Wedding Ideas from History: A glance at 7 unique weddings […]

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3 Ways to Win Friends and Referrals Fast in the Wedding Business

The fastest way to referrals is through networking.  While it takes time to build up your reputation, earn those precious word of mouth recommendations and get Page 1 visibility for your website, you can start getting referrals immediately from the wedding businesses who have them to give. The sticking point for most wedding pros is […]

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