2013 Wedding Trend Predictions: Industry Round Up

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What will this next year hold for the wedding industry?  Will the newest styles and trends will knock our socks off…or leave us gagging? I’ve scoured the Cyberverse in my quest for the latest 2013 wedding predictions far and wide.  Welcome to the wild, wacky world of this year’s wedding trends. #1 – Bold, Intense […]

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“You’ll Never Walk Againa,” They Said

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Earlier this year I’d been aggressively working out doing P90x, trying to keep up with my wife, Stephanie. I was in awesome shape and was an avid runner. Until I wasn’t. I felt a red hot tear in my knee and knew that I’d ripped something. My knee swelled up like a balloon and I […]

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Same Sex Marriage and the Wedding Industry: Hype or Salvation?

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With the recent Presidential Election, as polarizing as it was, another equally hot issue made it way onto the books with the passage of laws in three more states legalizing same sex marriage. Right now, same sex marriage is legal in nine states: Connecticut, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Washington and Vermont, […]

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The Not So Secret Habits of Wedding PR Savvy Pros

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by Meghan Ely   I’ve always been particularly envious of wedding pros who could grab a 120″ linen, a handful of flowers and some table numbers and turn it into a thing of beauty. Me? I’ve always been an excel spreadsheet girl. My couples’ Grand Entrances always started on time and my post-reception “what do we do […]

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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 […]

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Wedding Industry Trends and Advice from Weddings Beautiful

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Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing Nancy Tucker of Weddings Beautiful. She provided some great insight and advice about the issues facing wedding planners today, along with some great ideas to help overcome challenges and have a successful wedding business. What is the biggest challenge facing wedding planners today? Today’s wedding planners face many […]

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The New Best Way To Capture A Brides Attention

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When did you last look at a bunch of wedding business websites? There is a trend which is quickly catching on with wedding websites that is crucial in capturing a bride’s attention and it increases the probability of changing her from an observer to a client. This trend is pictures. Lots of artistic, eye catching […]

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