How to Book Weddings With Instagram

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“Can Instagram really work for my wedding business?” Sometimes it’s hard to know how to book weddings with Instagram – land of the beautiful selfies and perfectly curated feeds. It can feel pretty intimidating. But when you run a wedding business, there are some pretty compelling stats that might make you want to dig into this social platform a bit

The State of Social Media Marketing in 2017

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I’m still in a buzz from attending Social Media Marketing World a few weeks ago. SMMW is the biggest and best social media conference in the world with 3,000 attendees from over 55 different countries…and industry rock stars and best-selling authors and millionaire mom bloggers, oh my! But every year the conference starts off the same way, with a sort

4 Ways To Use Snapchat at Your Next Wedding

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By Todd Brison, Snap Swipe Post I know, I know. You don’t want another app to learn. Instagram is working just fine. Learning a new thing takes time, it takes effort, and frankly, you’ve got plenty to do. But the fact of the matter is, Snapchat is REALLY hot right now. It’s got 100 million users watching billions of hours

How To Get Wedding Clients To Promote You For Free

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This article is the final one in my series from my attendance at the Social Media Marketing World conference in San Diego in April. Previous Social Media World articles: The #1 Trend at Social Media Marketing World Why I Like Social Media Marketing More Than R&B Music 12 Pinterest Tips From the Gurus at Social Media Marketing World Is Your

Why I Like Social Media Marketing More than R&B Music

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Why did you buy your first DVD? You had a rack full of perfectly good VHS tapes…a collection you’d been curating for years no doubt. Some of us heard about DVDs and three hours later were buying our first DVD/VHS combo machine (remember those!) Others, like myself, waited until it was nearly impossible to find VHS tapes before taking the

Is Your Wedding Business Stuck In “Old Marketing”?

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Take Aways From Social Media Marketing World 2016 Wow! Wow! Where do I start? While researching how to categorize and tag my blog earlier this year, I came across a website called Social Media Examiner…and was blown away! I quickly realized they hold a conference every year right here in my fair city of San Diego…and I knew I had

12 Pinterest Tips From the Gurus at Social Media Marketing World 2016

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If you saw my recent article, “How Pinterest Became My #2 Traffic Source In One Month,” then you won’t be surprised to hear that I attended three different Pinterest lectures at the Social Media Marketing World conference last month in San Diego: “How to Turn Pins Into Customers and Profit With Pinterest” with Natalie Jill, “How to Drive Traffic With Pinterest’s

The #1 Trend @ Social Media Marketing World: Live Video

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Vine? Yes. Blab? Yes. Periscope? Yes. Facebook Live? Yes! Snapchat? YES!!! 2016 is the Year of Live Video Each and every one of us who attended the Social Media Marketing World conference last month in San Diego was bombarded with the exploding trend of live video. Huge themes throughout the conference were human to human marketing and authenticity. So, for

8 Tips to Become a Social Media Marketing Pro

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Taking time out of your busy day to post on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest can be exhausting. But, as a successful wedding pro, you know it’s necessary. Follow these tips to optimize your social media marketing and drive more leads to your website. 1. Post the Right Content While your Facebook fans may want to read your wedding planning

4 Smart Ways to Book Weddings With Social Media

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By Bonnie Dannen As a wedding professional, you have to be constantly on the lookout for new ways to attract more clients so you’re always booked. With your profiles on social media, you’re probably already trying to reach out to everyone you can—word of mouth is the best advertisement, after all. But there are some unique ways to get more