4 Sneaky Ad Tricks to Book More Weddings

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Eventective. Thumbtack. Respond. Love ‘em or hate ‘em — wedding pros are handing over their hard-earned dollars in the hope of cheap leads. But do they work? Your success with leads from these services will vary widely, but most wedding pros find these to be very poor quality leads. You can expect a response from only about 1 out of

Stand Up Against The Knot’s Proposed Price Quote System!

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I recently got a few emails from The Knot asking me if I wanted to participate in beta testing a new quote system. Boo! I chose not to participate. The Knot described the new program as “providing us with details such as the wedding date and venue” so that we could give the lead a number ASAP. Sigh! Like many

Top 7 Success Strategies For Booking Thumbtack Leads

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If you aren’t familiar with Thumbtack, it’s kind of like a cross between Angie’s List, Expedia, and eBay combined. When couples go online, not only can they type in what services they are looking for, but then they also see a comparison of all the vendors who reply to them in that particular category. Once you get an inquiry, you

Wedding Industry Roundup: Pinterest Planning Woes, Doing More, Hashtag Dilemmas

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Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: To Pin Or Not To Pin? Pinterest As a Wedding Planning Tool – A bride-to-be discovers the drawbacks of Pinterest planning and describes her love hate” relationship. This Is What the Average Cost of a Normal Wedding Can Buy You From a Celeb Wedding – Shocking!

Wedding Industry Roundup: The Wedding Markup, 4 Disasters, Social Media Experts

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All Things Weddings: How to Avoid “Wedding Markup” When Planning Your Big Day – It’s those “greedy” wedding pros vs. the unsuspecting couple, with a featured appearance from Book More Brides! What do you think about “wedding”prices? 10 Wedding Entertainment Trends of 2016 – Real DJs, musicians and entertainers share what’s happening in weddings today. 4 Crazy-Horrible Wedding Disasters That

4 Wedding Trends For 2016 From Thumbtack

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Unlike most wedding trend reports, which give you trends from the previous year, the Thumbtack 2016 Wedding Trends Report reveals the biggest trends in weddings for 2016. This is great for wedding venues and wedding vendors, as it helps you tweak your service to fit the needs of couples and ultimately help you book more weddings. If you have the

The Poor Wedding Vendor’s Strategy For Free & Cheap Bridal Leads

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Question: How do I get bookings from free advertising and bridal lead sites? “Stephanie, Business & marketing, it’s ALL I study about nowadays! I honestly have a few questions pertaining to this Price Shopper email template and my particular situation 😉 First off, I use many free places for advertising – yelp, Angie’s list, Facebook, my own website,  etc. One