Featured Wedding Superhero: Ron Gallagher, Celebrant

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Ron Gallagher is an Australian celebrant (aka officiant) and former magician at Your Celebrant. His tagline: “I do not just talk about Magical Moments – I create them.” I first met Ron at the Wedding MBA in 2014 where he and his business partner, Geoff, entertained us with their antics. Since then, Ron has proven himself a formidable presence in

4 Things You Must Do Before Planning Destination Weddings

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By Lindsay Landman Destination weddings are serious business.  It is not just planning a beautiful wedding in a beautiful location away from your home base – it requires a whole different strategy from timing to travel to execution. Before you dive into the destination market, check out top tips from Lindsay Landman, recently named one of the top wedding planners

Featured Wedding Superhero: Brandon Morgan, Videographer

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Brandon Morgan of And Ever Films specializes in capturing cinematic stories of his clients’ wedding days. He’s also a doer. Give him a suggestion to improve his website and it’s done the next day. Challenge him to implement a strategy, and he’s on it. This is just a part of what makes Brandon a Wedding Superhero. I learned more through

Featured Wedding Superhero: Jamie Brewer, Wedding Planner

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Jamie Brewer is the owner and lead planner at Day Lily Events in Evansville, Indiana. Her enthusiasm and fast implementation made her the winner of our Rapid Growth System contest, and I’ve been impressed by her effervescent personality and love for helping others ever since. Here’s more from Jamie, as told in her interview with me (Stephanie Padovani). Superpowers: Irresistible

Networking and Your Net Worth: How Your Wedding Industry Buddies Can Help Book More Clients

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By Brit Bertino These days it can be an uphill battle to get ahead in business. No one can do it alone, and networking can help you create a base of support. The relationships that you build can be one of the most effective ways to improve your business. A solid contact can be the difference between someone recommending you

Featured Wedding Superhero: Al Harris, Photographer

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“Need help. My DJ and lighting business has come to a stand still. Seems like leads and inquiries have slowed down. Or maybe I have lost touch with the leads that have come in. Any tips appreciated.” This is a pretty typical example of how our Acceleration members ask for help in our private Facebook group. What makes me prouder

Photographers, the Best Marketing Strategy You’re NOT Using

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Wouldn’t it be great, photographers, if you could get other people to promote your work for free? Wouldn’t it be great if you sold more digital images from weddings? Best of all, wouldn’t it be great if all you had to do to get this was send an email? All of the most successful photographers that I work with at

Snapchat For Your Wedding Business?

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By Lucas Padovani Snapchat. By now, you may have heard of this massively popular social media app. What began as a clever class project at Stanford University is now a cultural phenomenon as millions of users share images and short videos on a daily basis as a way to connect with friends and family with the press of a button.

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 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