What to Say When Following Up with Brides

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As a wedding vendor, you have leads coming in from bridal shows, referrals, social media, and website forms. The question arises, what do you say when it comes time to follow up? Here are a few tips to use when planning your method of reaching out to your potential clients: 1. Make it personal – Use their name As easy

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

How to Find the Perfect, Profitable Niche For Your Wedding Business

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Question:  What words should I use to attract my ideal couples? “Hi Stephanie, Firstly, OMG thank you guys so much for doing this Summit series for photographers..I’m getting so much out of it and feeling sooo inspired!! I have made so many notes and my little journal is half full and I’ve only listened to the first 6 webinars! 🙂

Is the Digital Era Killing the Photography Business?

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Photographers are faced with this challenge: in a world where you can get an 8×10 print at Walmart and couples are more interested in sharing digital photos on Facebook than they are in purchasing an album, how can you give clients what they want and still make money? I recently stumbled across an interview with Nate Grahek of Sticky Albums

Is It Impossible For Wedding Photographers To Make a Living Today?

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I ran across a question on the Wedding Questions blog that got me a little worked up.  Someone (with very poor grammar, I might add) asked, “What is the reason it is impossible to make a living doing wedding photography like 10 years ago?” You can check out some interesting answers to this question and leave your own comment there.

Don’t Hire a Wedding Photographer, He Said

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Wedding photographers pride themselves on the ability to capture gorgeous images in extremely stressful, difficult and unfriendly conditions.  I’ve seen enough pros in action to know that there’s so much more to it than just taking pictures…coordination, people wrangling, dealing with light issues, dodging Uncle Bob the photographer and Vinny the videographer who keep getting in the shot… Wedding photographers