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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Planner’s Pocket Dictionary of Terms for Transportation & Accommodations {Illinois Meetings & Events} How to Stay Inspired with Jess Gordon, Celebrity Event Planner {Wedding Market Chat Blog} Wedding Invitation Wording & Etiquette {Wedding Paper Divas} 10 Wedding Trends that Need to Be Retired {Huffington Post} How Not to Compromise Your Brand With Event Planner Sean [Read On]

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Why Did You Start Your Business?

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As wedding and event planners, we have a stressful career and sometimes the stress and struggle can make us feel like giving up. I have been there and I think most wedding planners have at some point in their career. One of the ways that helps me bounce back when I am struggling is to [Read On]

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Building a Good Team

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Building a good team for your event planning business starts with the owner setting the example. As team members represent your company and themselves, opportunities will come for each team member to work on their strengths and weaknesses. These are called team development strategies. As a team, we are all growing and will be stretched [Read On]

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Top 7 Leadership Myths Debunked {My Magnetic Blog} Avoid On-the-Job Mistakes as an Event Planner {Colorado Meetings & Events} Recap from the Be Sage Wedding Industry Conference {Wedding Academy Blog} Hit the Reset Button on Your Brain {NY Times} Why Wasting Time Online Is Worth Your Time {Alexis Grant} Happy Friday!

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Day in the Life | Kelly Snyder

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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 Kelly Snyder today! Name: Kelly Snyder Business Name & Location: Southern Charm [Read On]

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Should You Become a Wedding Planner?

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Should you become a wedding planner as your career choice? Being a wedding planner is a very popular career for both men and women. There is something very special about being able to help engaged couples plan, design and produce the wedding of their dreams. Many times brides come home from the honeymoon eager to [Read On]

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Your Job is to Shine, Not Be Perfect {Build a Little Biz} Tools for Your Wedding Planning Business {Wedding Institute Blog} Great Outdoor and Backyard Wedding Ideas {Experience Life Outdoors} So You Want to be a Wedding Planner? Read This First. {Burnetts Boards} Turning a Setback into a Comeback {Christine Kane} Happy Friday!

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Video Marketing for Wedding Planners

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If you have been following me via social media for a while, or if you are close to me in my personal life then you know I have an affinity for video. Don’t get me wrong, I also really enjoy reading, I follow several intelligent and inspiring blogs (like the one you are reading now), [Read On]

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When the Signed Contract Doesn’t Show Up

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Has this happened to you? As a wedding planner, you have an AMAZING consultation with a bride; she says she is going to hire you! Yay! She is going to mail the contract and payment right away, double YAY! You are so excited that you start working on her wedding immediately. You send vendor recommendations, [Read On]

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When Good Clients Go Bad {Christine Kane} 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business {Magnetic Blog} 4 Science-Based Secrets to Achievement and Success {Live Bold and Bloom} What “You Are Too Expensive” Really Means {Ready to Spark} The Money is in the Follow Up {Evolve Your Wedding Business} Happy Friday!

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Day in the Life | Julie Herman

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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 Julie from Julie Herman Events today! Name: Julie Herman Business Name [Read On]

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