How to Start Your Career As a Wedding Planner

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By Luiza Kensell The wedding industry is one of the most sought-after sectors nowadays, with thousands of young people dreaming about a career in this fast-growing business. If you are among them, here are some tips and recommendations to start your career as a wedding planner as soon and as successfully as possible. Earn Basic Experience Like any other profession,

5 Things You Must Do Before Opening a Wedding Venue

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Question: Should I Open a Wedding Venue? This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. “Hi there. First off, impressive website. Great info here and easy to find all your relevant content. Question for you: “I am starting to tinker with the idea of opening a wedding venue in Oregon but have two crucial questions I was hoping you

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

How Can I Work In Weddings If I’m Not Ready to Start My Own Business?

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By Jennifer Taylor, Taylor’d Events Group Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone, but that’s not a problem! While your heart may belong to the wedding industry, you may not be in a place to start your own business or perhaps you’re simply not interested in running your own show. The question is – where do you go to put your wedding planning

Warning: Is Your Wedding Business a Bad Idea?

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  It happened again. Another email from a wedding startup company asking, “How can I get couples to want my new wedding product/service? They just don’t seem to ‘get’ it.” Does this sound familiar? The Mistake That Leads to a Failed Wedding Business My heart aches for them because they’re fighting a losing battle. If you find yourself trying to

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

Top 5 Deadly Mistakes of New Wedding Professionals

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By Brit Bertino In this day in age, we see so many new wedding professionals entering the wonderful world of events. Having been one of those new-to-the-scene professionals, there are a handful of top mistakes that I wish I knew to steer clear of as I started out. Why does this matter so much? Often, wedding pros who are just

3 Tips for Starting a Wedding Planning Business

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By Megan Miranda 1. Keep Your Startup Costs Low Fortunately, starting a wedding planning business isn’t as expensive as opening a store or restaurant. You won’t have the cost of renting a large office space (at least at first) or purchasing expensive tools. However, there are some startup costs that you need to consider before you begin. As a business

Featured Wedding Superhero: Lisa Paladin, Wedding Planner

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Superpower: The Social Butterfly You may have heard the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.”  Well, your wedding business is your child – it will take a village to help it grow! Nobody understands this better than Lisa Paladin of Event Plan-It. Lisa clearly realizes the value of making personal connections and building relationships. We had to

3 Steps to Stand Out, Get Leads and Get Booked in a Saturated Market

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Question: How can I book weddings without testimonials or photos of my events? Dear Stephanie, I have question for you. I am a wedding planner in Galveston Texas area and I start my business back in 2009 when it didn’t take off like I wanted to I left it alone until last year. In my area it’s hard to get