Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

10 Business Etiquette Tips for Entrepreneurs {YFS Magazine} Permission to be Unsexy 100 Times a Day {Be More with Less} What is my Problem with Selling to Brides? {Wedding Business Marketing} Great Advice on 2014 Linen Trends and Styles {Wedding & Event Institute} Think Twice Before Posting a Negative Vendor Review {Offbeat Bride} Happy Friday!

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How to Organize a Wedding Photo Shoot

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Lights – Camera – Action! Whether you are just starting out as a wedding planner or are a seasoned veteran, a photo shoot of a mock wedding is a great way to add to your portfolio.  When you are planning a wedding for a couple, you likely get to keep some of the images from [Read On]

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Can a Virtual Assistant Save You From Burnout?

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Up until last year, I owned my own wedding photography business for nearly seven years. I spent day after day marketing, following up, emailing, doing bookkeeping, and of course meeting with clients and photographing weddings. I did this while going to school full time and holding down a full time job. My relationship with my husband [Read On]

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7 Tips for Writing Your Next Wedding Planning Proposal {WedPlanner Pro Software} Is Your Color Choice Making or Breaking Your Website? {Problogger} Social Media Marketing for Wedding Planners {Wedding & Event Institute} The No-Brainers Strategy for How to Get Clients {Christine Kane} Turning Sales Theory into Practice {Think Splendid} Happy Friday!

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Interview with Lisa Smith from Gabbi Grace Events

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I am very excited to feature one of the most inspiring and authentic women in wedding planning – Lisa Smith! Lisa is the Owner of Gabbi Grace Events located in the Metropolitan Detroit area and she has been planning weddings for over 10 years. Lisa believes that success is not only calculated by what you [Read On]

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How to Get the Most from Bridal Shows

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Participating in a bridal show is a costly venture. The registration, booth design, giveaways and marketing really add up. So, how do you get the most bang for your buck and walk away with leads that can be converted to clients? Below are some factors that are important when considering bridal shows. Booth Location Most [Read On]

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Simple Tips to Manage Your Calendar for Wedding Planners {Sage Wedding Pros} 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Work Too Hard {Huffington Post} Tips for Using Video in Your Marketing {Wedding and Event Institute} 20 Things that Belong on Your To-Don’t List {Marc and Angel} How to Schedule Your Blog Posts on Facebook {Kim Garst} Happy Friday!

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Day in the Life | Danielle Walker

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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 Petaluma wedding planner Danielle Walker today! Name: Danielle Costales Walker Business [Read On]

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6 Things to Avoid in Professional Emails

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We’ve all been there, haven’t we? Think back to the last time you said something you regret. Was it mean, rude, or inconsiderate? Imagine watching yourself send that through your business email. Once it is sent in an email, there is no undoing it. The good news is that you’re not alone. Below are six [Read On]

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Friday Favorites

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25 Things to Stop Wasting Time On {Marc and Angel} Don’t Try Selling at Bridal Shows {Wedplanner Pro Blog} 5 Things Keeping You From Achieving Success {Allison Vesterfelt} 40 Ways to Use Technology to Green Your Meetings {Northwest Meetings & Events} Your Weekly Take-Charge Practice to Get Business Results {Christine Kane} Happy Friday!

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Lack of Decisiveness

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You may have the most inspiring vision out there and be more passionate than anyone about making it happen. Yet, your indecisiveness keeps preventing you from being successful. Lack of decisiveness can show up in the following ways: doubting a decision right after you make it not taking action because you are afraid of making a [Read On]

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Mediating the Bride and Groom Differences

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It’s 2 AM and your phone buzzes that you have an email, then it dings with a text and a few minutes later your phone is ringing. You may want to pick up the call or roll over to check your email quickly, but this is an instance when you have to remember that work [Read On]

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