Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself {Marc and Angel} 5 Worst Pieces of Business Advice I Have Received {Christine Kane} Wedding Catering 101 – Q&A for Wedding Planners {Wedding & Event Institute} Identifying the Wrong Clients {Business of Being Creative} Thinking of Starting a Family? Don’t Leave Before You Leave {Sage Wedding Pros} Happy [Read On]

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Design Tools for Weddings

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Previously, I have written about how a bride and groom can come up with an out-of-the-box idea or with a concept that has way too many elements. As the wedding planner, you have to find a way to take their vision and create a design that encompasses what they are dreaming up. Today we have [Read On]

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Keep Calm and Plan On

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Chances are many of you have experienced that moment when you are standing at a wedding being pulled in 12 different directions while trying to make sure the ceremony begins on time, and feel yourself transforming into Planner-zilla. Fear not, there is a way to remain calm and keep all catastrophes away. You are the [Read On]

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Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

20 Tiny Thoughts Crushing Your Biggest Dreams {Marc and Angel} From the Experts: 4 Meeting Industry Lessons {Northwest Meetings & Events} How to Say No After You Already Said Yes {Marie Forleo} Tech Tips for the Modern Wedding Pro {Wedding Network} 7 Social Media Tips for New Bloggers {Bellano Web Studio} Happy Friday!  

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Day in the Life | Julie Lockhart

Julie Lockhart Wedding Planner

Welcome to our “Day in the Life” series! We feature wedding and event planners from around the world with many different levels of experience. If you would like to be featured, download our questionnaire here and email your responses and photo to info@plannerslounge.com. We are excited to feature Julie Lockhart from Locked Hearts Weddings and Events today!   Name:  Julie [Read On]

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Succession Planning 101

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When most people start their small business, the last thing on their mind is thinking about what will happen to their business 10 years later.  I see so many people in our industry reach burn-out, retirement, etc. and literally just walk away from their business. In my opinion, that is a tragedy after all of [Read On]

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Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Gifting Services to Your Clients Kills Your Profits {Sage Wedding Pros} Advice to New Wedding & Event Planners {Wedding Industry Experts} Freedom, Risk & Failure: 7 Big Truths About Small Business {Christine Kane} 7 Steps to Getting the Most from a Historical Venue {Texas Meetings & Events Magazine} Wedding Planners Tell All: What We Wish [Read On]

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Are You Stuck in the Box?

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Every industry has it’s own way of doing things – the box of success. It’s the certain way of running a business that most everyone follows. Being in the box is completely fine as long as that industry standard is what comes naturally to you. But, what if it doesn’t come naturally to you? What [Read On]

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3 Marketing Mistakes You May Be Making

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In my coaching practice for wedding and event planners, I often see three major mistakes that that planners do to sabotage their business. Are these things holding you back from the success you desire? 1. Not following up with potential clients. It amazes me how many business owners will talk to a potential client or [Read On]

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Celebrate Independence Day!

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Happy Independence Day to all of our US based readers! We are taking this week off to celebrate and relax during this Fourth of July week. We look forward to seeing you back next Monday!

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Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Five Words to Never Use in an Ad {Business Week} Event Profit Margins and Why You Need to Know Them {Sage Wedding Pros} Proven Effective Marketing Strategies for Wedding Planners {Wedding Industry Experts} Become a Wedding Expert for Your Business {Wedding & Event Institute} Keeping Your Game Face On as a Wedding Planner {Huffington Post} [Read On]

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Day in the Life | Minihaha Garande

UK-wedding-planner

Welcome to our “Day in the Life” series! We feature wedding and event planners from around the world with many different levels of experience. If you would like to be featured, download our questionnaire here and email your responses and photo to info@plannerslounge.com. We are excited to feature Leeds wedding planner Minihaha Garande today! Name: Minihaha Garande Business Name & Location: [Read On]

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