2018 Wedding Trends: What to Expect in the New Year

2018 Wedding Trends

By Kylie Carlson, International Academy of Wedding & Event Planning That critical time of year is here, when wedding pros prepare for the New Year by forecasting all of the upcoming trends. Our fourth annual International Wedding Trends Report is full of the latest predictions by the industry’s most trusted experts. We’ve included highlights of […]

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How Venues Can Get an Unfair Technology Advantage

Technology Advantage

This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links.  One of my favorite business books is called Scaling Up by Verne Harnish. It’s the updated version of The Rockefellar Habits, which was a best-selling business book for a long time and is still highly regarded as one of the classics. It’s a must read! In […]

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Modern Sales: Best Practices For Venues

Best Practices

This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links.  The world is changing at a rapid rate. In fact, Moore’s Law suggests that technology is improving at an exponential pace every year. Consumers are also adapting. At the time of writing this ebook, Jeff Bezos of Amazon has recently become the world’s wealthiest person. E-commerce […]

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5 Things You Must Do Before Opening a Wedding Venue

Question: Should I Open a Wedding Venue? This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. “Hi there. First off, impressive website. Great info here and easy to find all your relevant content. Question for you: “I am starting to tinker with the idea of opening a wedding venue in Oregon but have two crucial […]

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Shocking Secret Shopper Results Reveal Wedding Pro Fails

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It’s official: your follow up sucks and it’s costing you business. Most wedding pros SAY they follow up multiple times. They SAY they respond quickly. They say, “I’ve tried everything and nothing works to get a response!” You’re probably guilty of one of the 7 embarrassing reasons why the bride blew you off. Here are […]

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5 Ways to Book More Valentine’s Day Engagements

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Tis the season to get engaged!  While ⅓ of engagements happen between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, surveys predict that over 6 million couples will get engaged on Valentine’s Day. Think about it: all those Love Actually-loving, Notebook-watching couples who will very shortly be starting the bizarrely beautiful and positively stressful process of planning a […]

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