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 Don’t Neglect the Bathrooms When Designing an Event {Preston Bailey Blog} Yellow Wedding Flower Inspiration {Flirty Fleurs} Quick and Easy Free Business Plan for Creative Businesses {Sage Wedding Pros} Are You Actually Ranking in Search Engines? {Bride Appeal} Branding Your Wedding Business {Wedding & Event Institute} Happy Friday!  

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You Can Learn Self Confidence

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Unique Twists for a Halloween Wedding

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Have you ever sat down with new clients who originally told you they were going for a fall wedding, and then come to find out the romantic rustic fall wedding you thought you were planning turns out to involve costumes instead of black ties and jack-o-lanterns instead of gorgeous fall blooms? Before you run and [Read On]

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The Ultimate Guide to Selling When You Hate Sales {Laura McCulloch} Top Trade Show Trends for 2014-2015 {Meetings Magazine} How to Plan a Happy Weekend {Live Bold and Bloom} Businesses that Begin as a Side Hustle are More Likely to Succeed {Alexis Grant} Essential Tips for Planning Destination Weddings {Preston Bailey’s Blog} Happy Friday!

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Marketing your Business after the Wedding is Over

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After a wedding is over I am EXHAUSTED!  It can be very easy to toss the couple’s file on my desk and move on, but I realized I was missing a lot of opportunities to market my business. So, in addition to my planning checklist in each file, I have my post-wedding marketing checklist. Until [Read On]

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Quick Tip: Managing Leads During Busy Season

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During the week of a wedding or event, we may be running around like a crazy person with last minute errands, phone calls and a mile long to-do list. It can be even more stressful when there are inquiries coming in that you can’t seem to get to. Here is a quick response you can [Read On]

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The One Thing Your Competitors Can’t Steal {Laura McColloch} Hiring the Right Person for the Right Job {Sage Wedding Pros} Considerations When Planning a Corporate Party {Meetings & Events Media Group} How to Budget Your Time When You Work from Home {WAHM.com} 8 Traits of Successful Event Planners {Planning Pod Blog} Happy Friday!

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Day in the Life | Erin Padgett

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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 Erin from Simply Southern Wedding & Event Design today! Name: Erin [Read On]

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Internet Scams Targeting Wedding Planners

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The internet. It is the tool we use to look up just about everything. It is accessible at our fingertips and allows us to research, post, request, bank, purchase, and play. While this is all wonderful and convenient, it is also scary when you think of such a tool with so many capabilities being in [Read On]

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5 Ways to Rekindle the Passion for Your Business {Entrepreneur.com} Talking to Potential Clients About the Value of Your Service {Wedding & Event Institute} Using Evernote to Keep Ideas Organized {Heather Crabtree} Leverage Your Strengths and Let Go of the Rest {Whole Life Strategies} Up Close & Personal with Designer Victoria Clausen {Preston Bailey Blog} [Read On]

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Creating a Wedding Day Back-up Plan

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Western Washington can be a tricky place to have a wedding. The summer is generally pretty nice, but you never know when a day of rain will come through. No matter where you live, it is a good idea to have a “plan B” for possible weather problems. It will save you a lot of [Read On]

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Be Sage Wedding Conference Recap

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Continued education is so important in the wedding and event industry, so when I had the chance to get involved with the Be Sage Conference I jumped at it. Be Sage was created by the two fabulous ladies behind Sage Wedding Pros, Kelly Simants and Michelle Loretta. Their vision was to provide an educational event [Read On]

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