4 Creative Ways to Get Free Marketing For Your Wedding Business

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By Adrienne Woolsey Some people hear the term “networking” and they immediately clam up. Introverts, I’m talking to you here! (Don’t worry, I’m one too!) “You mean you want me to walk up to all these other pros who I don’t know and start handing out my business cards?” Well, yes and no. Hate to break it to you, but

Wedding Industry Roundup: Expert Tips, Websites and Referrals

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Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: 5 Wedding-Industry Experts Share Their Expert Tips– 5 industry experts, from a DJ to the stars to a drone videographer, share personal advice on what has made their business successful. 27 Wedding Trends We Have to Look Forward to in 2016 – Get ready- your 2016

The Little Known Tax Deduction Most U.S. Wedding Pros Never Use

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Have you thought about your taxes lately? How about your retirement savings? I know, you’re young. You don’t need to worry about that yet. Uh, yeah, you do. You need to regularly put some money away for your retirement. It might be difficult, especially in the off-season months, but it has to be done. Not only does it make it

5 Mistakes Killing Your Wedding Business Profit

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When we started our wedding business 14 years ago, the secret to our success was simple. NUMBERS. We set income goals for our business and posted them all over the house. Starting at $500 a month all the way up to $20,000. And we hit them every single time. Until we stopped looking at our numbers. That’s when things started

Give Back To Grow Your Wedding Business

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By Megan Miranda Giving back to your community, whether locally or globally, is good for your soul and your wedding business. You will help others, build loyalty and create good PR. Dr. Mark Hassad, who gives free dental care to those who can’t afford it, says, “We hardly got any of the people we treated on the charity days back

How To Sell to a DIY Couple

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By Adrienne Woolsey As if I didn’t spend enough time perusing Pinterest already, since getting engaged, it seems that I frequent my Pinterest app more and more looking for wedding inspiration and budget friendly DIY ideas. Pinterest no longer acts solely as an online inspiration board- it is changing the way we do weddings in the U.S. Pinterest’s largest demographic

The #1 Thing You Must Get All Your Couples To Do

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By Adrienne Woolsey As far as Monday’s go, I haven’t had one as awesome as Monday, August 24th, 2015- sunny blue skies, sandy toes, the sweet smell of salt water and the new promise of getting to spend the rest of my life with my boyfriend after a surprise proposal on the beach! But before there was time for the

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

5 Myths About Starting a Wedding Business

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There’s a lot they don’t tell you about being a wedding professional. And when you start up your new wedding business, you’re going to hear a lot of…well, bullshit from your family and friends.  You’ll be facing the common, painful stereotypes. Check out these myths for starters… #1 – You’ll only work on weekends. Ha!  I wish. Sure, most weddings

Wedding Industry Roundup: Millennials, Social Media Marketing Tools, Donald Trump

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Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: 5 Startups Disrupting the Wedding Industry: The wedding industry in the US is changing, and these start-ups are behind it. Wedding PR: The Key Components for a Real Wedding Submission: Meghan Ely shares how featuring actual events is one of the best forms of PR for