How To Restart Your Wedding Business in 2021

Restart Your Wedding Business

Stand Out From Competitors. Stand Out From Competitors. Stand Out From Competitors Over the past year, there was a lot of uncertainty for our couples and their wedding day which meant there was a lot of uncertainty for us wedding pros too.  Fortunately, most states across the US have now completely reopened and there is […]

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How Do I Deal With Price Shoppers?

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How much do you cost?  Can you send me your pricing and package information? PRICE is often the first question they ask…even before they know if we’re even available for their date! Getting Past the Price Question Things feel like it did after the Great Recession hit, the price question started popping up more than […]

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Is Your Wedding Business a Fox or a Hedgehog?

The fox is clever and crafty. She has lots of tricks, productivity hacks and studies smart marketing. She owns all the bells and whistles and fancy tools. The hedgehog is simple. He has one strategy: curl up in a ball. A predator jumps out at you? Curl up in a ball. Get lost in the […]

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How Much Should Traveling Wedding Pros Charge?

How Much Should Traveling Wedding Pros Charge?

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 […]

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4 Simple Ways To Increase Your Bottom Line

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Guest post by Amy Green and Melanie Marconi, BDI Events. We founded our corporate event planning business ten years ago. The first few years were smooth sailing with predictable growth, and then…the Crash of 2008 hit! All of a sudden, our goals turned from increasing profit to cutting expenses, streamlining operations and holding tight to […]

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