7 Blogging Mistakes of Wedding Pros

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By Megan Miranda These days, blogging is an important part of every business; this is especially true for those in the wedding industry. Blogs allow you to engage followers and promote your work. Whether you are just getting started blogging for your wedding business or you are a seasoned pro, make sure you aren’t making these seven blogging mistakes! 1.

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

7 Secrets of High End Wedding Pros

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Ever wonder about the difference between the wedding businesses who attract high end leads and prosper, and those who don’t? One of the fastest ways to become a high end wedding professional is to do what they do.  It’s not just luck; it’s a repeatable recipe for success. #1 – They outsource and delegate. There’s only so much you can

Wedding Industry Roundup: Gay Weddings Mainstream, Facebook Fans, Wedding Gossip

  All Things Weddings: The Gay Wedding Industry Goes Mainstream – WeddingWire buys GayWeddings.com, welcoming what could be a $2.5 Billion industry if same sex weddings are approved nationwide. What to Do In a Customer Drought?  Look to the Wedding Industry – Learn how to survive when the marriage rate is the lowest it’s been in 100 years. 3 Worst

Wedding Industry Roundup: Wedding Newbies, Scams & Game of Thrones

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All Things Weddings: The Broke Ass Bride’s Guide to Newbie Vendors – Advice on the pros and cons of hiring newbie vendors. What do you think? 6 Ways Couples Can Avoid Wedding Scams – The media is at it again, warning couples against wedding professional con artists and scammers. Ready For the Marriage Apocalypse? – Millennials are slow to marry,

Wedding Industry Roundup: Ugly Brides, Busy Season, Google’s Mobile Update

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All Things Weddings: The Wedding Industry’s Pricey Little Secret – Does quoting the “average” cost of a wedding pressure couples to spend more? Wedding Photographer Calls Bride “Ugly” on Facebook – Or “how to destroy your business overnight.” 4 Essentials to Survive Wedding Season – Don’t forget to bring these items with you! Tips from the Pros: Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update

Wedding Industry Roundup: Gay Marriage Ruling, Wedding Gown Trends, Website Fixes

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All Things Weddings: US Supreme Court Will Rule On Gay Marriage – This landmark trial begins Tuesday April 28th, 2015 to determine whether states have the right to ban gay marriage. Ikea Gets Into the Wedding Business – Clever “joke” promotion allows couples to get married remotely with the backdrop scenery of their choice. 2015 Wedding Gown Trends From Bridal

Wedding Industry Roundup: Destination Weddings, Outdated Websites, and Firing Clients

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 Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: Trend alert – Destination Weddings: Find out the hottest trends in destination weddings What Americans Spent on Weddings in 2014: Spending for the average wedding is on the rise 7 Creative Wedding Ideas from History: A glance at 7 unique weddings throughout history Tips from the

Featured Wedding Superhero: Peter Merkle of Chicago Wedding DJs

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Superpower: The Host with the Most Peter Merkle, is the Chief Energy Officer of ChicagoWeddingDJs.com, founding member of the Chicagoland Chapter of the American Disc Jockey Association, guest speaker and author of “How To Have A Dream Wedding (and Avoid the DJ Nightmare).” When I asked Peter to share his “superpowers,” the skills and talents that come most naturally for