Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites 2015

Top 5 Wedding Trends to Know Right Now {BizBash} Differences Between Event Planners and Event Designers {Every Last Detail} 4 Tech Tools for On-the-Go Planners {Meetings & Events Magazine} 18 Ways to Add Color to Spring Events {BizBash} Should You Turn Away Business? {Jasmine Star} Happy Friday!

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Instagram 101 for Event Planners

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Today we are sharing tips and tricks to getting started with Instagram! If you missed it last week, we talked about what Instagram is and should you be using it for your event planning business. Setting up an Account Starting a new social media platform can be a little intimidating. Instagram is very easy to [Read On]

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Wedding Market Expo 2015 + Discount

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Are you attending the Wedding Market Expo 2015? Wedding Market Expo {WME} is a regional educational conference for wedding professionals across the US. In 2015, Wedding Market Expo will take place in Denver, Austin, and Nashville. The St. Louis conference in March was a huge success. Click over to the WME website to see the schedule and [Read On]

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Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites 2015

Shaping Your Brand Identity 101 {Honeybook} 2 Steps to Building Customer Trust {Marie Forleo} How to Make Facebook Ads Work for You {Entrepreneur.com} What You Need to Know About Google Rank & Mobile Devices {Huffington Post} 26 Ways to Make Pinterest Work for Your Business {Social Media Examiner} Happy Friday!

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Day in the Life | Mandi Nack

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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 California wedding planner Mandi Nack today! Name: Mandi Nack Business Name & Location: [Read On]

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What is Instagram and Should I Be Using It?

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If you are like me, you may have been avoiding adding Instagram into your marketing plan. I thought there is no way I need ANOTHER social media platform to keep up with. I already use so many! I recently had my eyes opened at an Instagram workshop. There is real value in using Instagram, even [Read On]

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Friday Favorites 2015

Budget Friendly Secrets from a Wedding Planner {Style Me Pretty} Turn Your Biz Into a Referral Generating Machine {Christine Kane} The Knot’s 2014 Wedding Financial Study {CNN} Rethinking the Rules You Set for Yourself {Whole Life Strategies} How to Define Success for Yourself, No Matter What Anyone Says {Marie Forleo} Happy Friday!

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Getting Past Overwhelm

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One of the drawbacks of being a professional event planner is that we can very easily become overwhelmed. There are so many clients and vendors to communicate with on a daily basis PLUS the fact that many of us are running our own business which comes with another huge set of daily to-do’s. When I [Read On]

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Using Social Media During the Planning Process

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We are no strangers to the importance of utilizing social media and the internet to engage with people and spread the word about our event planning businesses.  What we may be lacking in, however, is the way in which we are utilizing these platforms. The norm for wedding and event planners is to create weekly [Read On]

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Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites 2015

Top 10 Dining Trends for 2015 Events {Colorado Meetings & Events} 10 Ways to Relax Your Mind {Live Bold and Bloom} Which Tasks to Delegate? {Sage Wedding Pros} Are You in a Marketing Comfort Zone? {Wed Business Success} Charge Your Worth {Heather Crabtree} Happy Friday!

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Creating an Amazing Experience from Consultation to I DO!

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Wedding planning is an amazing career! We are privileged enough to work with couples on one of the most important days in their life. We live in a world of beauty and creativity that many envy. That may be why there are new planners appearing left and right, who wouldn’t want to be in this [Read On]

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Quick Tip: Improving Client Communication

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As a professional wedding and event planner, it is important to be very detail oriented. That includes having correct spelling and grammar when you communicate to potential clients, booked clients, and across your social media platforms. Before sending an email, proposal, or contract, take time to read it out loud. This helps you find missing [Read On]

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