How To Book Better Wedding Jobs With The 80/20 Rule

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Do you feel like you are constantly spinning your wheels and getting nowhere in your wedding business?  As a busy, passionate wedding professional, it’s common to get stuck in the daily grind of sending emails, tracking down invoices, and serving clients – and forget to stop and think about the bigger picture: Will this help uplevel my business?  What can

3 big wedding business website mistakes (and how to fix them!)

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There are three BIG wedding business website mistakes that too many awesome wedding pros make – and we don’t want you to make them, too! We often get requests from wedding pros to take a peek at their site, and nearly every time, we’ll see at least one of these three wedding business website mistakes: Putting too much effort into

Sick of Blogging With No Results? 3 Actions to Boost Your Wedding Lead Generation

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How to get more couples to your website so you can capture those leads Not sure how to get your site in front of more couples? You want to improve your wedding lead generation, so you’re doing the social media thing, writing blog posts, commenting in groups online – you seem to be working harder than ever, but you’re not

How Can I Get Leads When I’m New to the Wedding Business?

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It can be a bit intimidating when you’re passionate about your wedding business, but you have no idea how to get wedding leads. We all start off brand new. No experience, no reputation, no referrals. But no worries! We’ll show you exactly how to get wedding leads that will start your business off on the right foot. If you’ve got

3 Leadership Must Dos For Your Wedding Business

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It’s easy to come up with a list of great leaders, isn’t it? Warren Buffett. Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos. Martin Luther King, Jr. Nelson Mandela. And, just for good measure, let’s add in Angela Merkel to swing the gender balance a bit. What a mixed bag I’ve chosen, right? I’m sure you can think of more! However, the point is,

How Much Should Traveling Wedding Pros Charge?

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Recently, Thrillist came up with some data examining how much people spend per state when they give a cash gift for a wedding. Things fall in line more or less where you would expect them to, with some exceptions. For example, the average cash gift in California is $150, but in my home state of Ohio, it’s $164. This is

Hey, Wedding Pro! Want to Retire Rich?

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Okay, stop! Pause. Breathe. Quit running around your wedding business for two seconds and say one word with me. “Retirement.” That doesn’t calm you down, either, does it? Ugh, sorry. You’ll be searching for your ginkgo biloba and reading glasses before you know it. To be honest, retirement savings is one of my favorite topics (no lie!) because of the

Why I Finally Decided To Hire An SEO Professional

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After taking Book More Brides’ blogging course and learning tons of SEO tricks and tips, I patiently waited for my Google rank to improve…but there I sat on page 8 for freakin’ ever. They taught us that we should not expect overnight results, but, after a year, and knowing I was doing so many things better than the sites ahead

Trending Now: Taco Bell Weddings

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It doesn’t take long for wedding pros to be in the business to know some couples really thrive on kitsch and irony. Such hipsters are not difficult to spot. The men in such couples will likely be sporting a handlebar mustache. The women will perhaps be wearing kitty-cat glasses. They both will be drinking PBR.   In Las Vegas, Taco

How to Land that Gig? Know your Audience!

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By Amanda Warren Not everyone wants the same thing when it comes to weddings: one person may crave the traditional with all of the trappings, another might be drawn by the newest wedding trends, and some people are just marching to the beat of their own drummer.     Whatever direction a couple chooses for their wedding in terms of