Wedding Industry Roundup: Wedding Awards Shocker, Losing Money, Stupid Mistakes

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All Things Weddings: Wedding Awards: The Shocking Inside Story – Learn the truth about those wedding industry awards that you need to know. Stop Calling Yourself a Wedding Planner! – The 7 “fake” wedding planners you must avoid at all costs. 2016 Color of the Year – Pantone’s colors of the year and how it’s going to show up in

How to Pick the Right Social Media Strategy For Your Wedding Business

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“How do I keep up with marketing on all the different social media sites?” It’s one of the most common questions we get at Book More Brides. The answer: not very well. As a small business, it’s too much to take on all the social media marketing opportunities available.   You don’t have the resources or brain power, so just

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

Does Periscope Work For Wedding Leads?

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The internet has been abuzz about Periscope being the next big social media platform ever since it officially launched in March of 2015.  But does it live up to the hype when it comes to the wedding business? Let’s explore why you should care and how real wedding professionals are using it to build their businesses. Is Periscope a “Thing?”

How to Protect the Online Reputation of Your Wedding Business

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This is the newest member of our family, a pitbull named Chili Rosebud. She’s a daddy’s girl. The notorious “pitbull” has a bad reputation, though that’s begun to change thanks to organizations like Pinups for Pitbulls and Animal Farm Foundation. I know how awesome a pitbull can be – and maybe you know – but even one article about the

Wedding Industry Roundup: Personalization, Motivation and New SEO

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Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: Wedding Industry Gets Personal– Gone are the days of cookie-cutter weddings; personalization is here to stay! How can your business adapt to this new trend? When Is It OK to Be the Photographer at Your Own Wedding?– We may be a selfie obsessed nation, but this

Wedding Industry Roundup: Listing Prices, Burning Man and Difficult Pros

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  Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: DJ Sparks Outcry from Photographers after Shooting and Sharing Wedding Photos -Do you think this DJ overstepped his boundaries? Why Is It So F#&king Hard to Figure Out What a Wedding Will Cost? – Welcome to one future bride’s satirical struggle to budget for her

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

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

Wedding Industry Roundup: Dying Trends, Social Media Mistakes, Branding Bad Ass

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All Things Weddings: Cupcakes Are Over, and 4 More Things Your Wedding Planner Wants You to Know but Won’t Tell You – Don’t you wish you could tell your couples some of these? “Professional Bridesmaid” Gets Paid $1,000 to Walk Down the Aisle – Meet the 27 year old who turned being a bridesmaid into a career. The Secret Way