No Thanks DJ

I recently ran across a conversation on a DJ chat board about a blog called No Thanks, DJ. The focus of the site ( done in a pretty humorous way ) is to point out some of the less than professional conduct of a few DJs out there.  You could just as easily make a […]

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Are the Big Wedding Websites DEAD?

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David Fuher of the event planning website MyCompleteEvent.com claims that wedding planning websites, including the “big boys,” are doomed to fail. “Any website that thinks they have a sustainable plan to create revenue by selling advertising or directing traffic to local businesses are simply wrong. A website is simply a marketing tool, not a business […]

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Whose Wedding Business Will Be Next to Fail?

A recent post from EWedNews reminds us about the recent failures of wedding businesses like Emerald Bridals and After Six.  Before the recession, these guys probably would have made it.  But now… Read the full article about More Probable Failures Are Being Watched in the Wedding Business here. Of course, it’s undeniable that the wedding […]

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Wedding Industry Trends 2011: Diversify or Die!

Recent articles from eWedNews.com claim that the wedding industry is finally beginning to wipe the “fairy dust” from its eyes and realize that it’s time for a change. You can read these articles here: “What is WISN Selling?  It Could Be Common Sense” “A New Generation of Wedding Professionals Is Not Buying What the Older […]

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Recession Wedding Budgets 2010: The Good News and the Bad News

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The Myth of the Recession-Proof Wedding Industry When Jeff and I started our wedding business back in 2000 everyone claimed weddings were “recession-proof.”  It was easy to understand why. In the 1990’s and early 2000’s, wedding budgets soared.  The average cost of a wedding increased every year, from $26,450 in 2005 to $27,710 in 2006 […]

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