Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites 2015

8 PR Mistakes You Are Making in Your Wedding Business {Evolve Your Wedding Business} Top Trends in Weddings: 12 Fun Ideas to Keep Guests Entertained {BizBash} The Light Choice is the Right Choice {Danielle LaPorte} Wedding PR Etiquette for the Event Pro {Catersource} How to Get Out of Overwhelm {Lion Hearted Woman} Happy Friday! Share7 [Read On]

Is Your Marketing Plan Efficient?

Is your wedding planner marketing plan efficient

I work with many event planners on their marketing plans and strategy. One of the most important things I evaluate is whether their marketing strategy is efficient. What do I mean by that? Are you getting the most return on your investment from your marketing dollars? Are you getting the most marketing for the least [Read On]

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites 2015

 12 Ways to Network Authentically {Elle & Co Design} The Social Media Oversight that is Costing You Thousands {Ready 2 Spark} Hate Networking? Here’s Why {Christine Kane} Humility Vs. Humiliation {Business of Being Creative} Outdoor Events 101 | Tents or Umbrellas {Splendor for Your Guests} Happy Friday!   Share4 Tweet4 +11 Pin0TOTAL SHARES 9

Time to Appreciate Your Success


Whether you are just starting out in the event planning industry or you have been working events for years, it is so important to take a few minutes to appreciate how far you have come. At one point, you had NO idea what it meant to plan a wedding or start a business. Look at [Read On]

Follow us on Instagram!

planners lounge instagram

Hello lovely planner friends! We are now on Instagram and would love for you to follow us there for quotes, community, and inspiration. We look forward to connecting! Share9 Tweet4 +11 Pin0TOTAL SHARES 14

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites 2015

 5 Simple Strategies for Navigating Change {Whole Life Strategies} Selling Like a Pro {Cherie Ronning} Become the CEO of Your Life {Live Bold and Bloom} Your Ultimate Instagram Guide {Heather Crabtree} The Business of Gay Weddings {Wedding Market Chat} Happy Friday! Share7 Tweet4 +11 Pin0TOTAL SHARES 12

Get your Weddings and Styled Shoots Published

styled photo shoot

When you have a wedding or a styled photo shoot that you are especially proud of, you want to share it with everyone! It can be especially beneficial to get published on a well-read wedding blog or in a wedding publication. So, how do you go about getting published? What are these blogs and publications [Read On]

Ready to Make More Money in Your Planning Business?

profitable event planning business

Our next online course on creating a more profitable planning business is starting on August 3rd! What you will learn in this online email course: How to develop trust with potential clients Specific ways to amplify your brand How to get the most out of Facebook as an event planner (including a full posting schedule) [Read On]

Your Struggles Do Not Equal Failure


As a professional event planner, this is so important to remember. There will be many struggles before and after you reach your desired success. Enjoy the journey. It is the most powerful growth tool you will ever find.   Share38 Tweet5 +11 Pin1TOTAL SHARES 45

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites 2015

Day-of Coordinating vs. Full Service Planning {Inspired by This} Chasing the Myth of Work Life Balance {} Delegation Basics: Getting Stuff Off Your Plate {Christine Kane} Tips on Succeeding in the Events Industry {Minnesota Meetings & Events} 5 Common Mistakes in Marketing to Same Sex Couples {Book More Brides} Happy Friday! Share16 Tweet0 +11 Pin0TOTAL [Read On]

Day in the Life |Lauren O’Brien

Connecticut 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 We are excited to feature Connecticut wedding planner Lauren O’Brien today! Name: Lauren O’Brien Business Name & [Read On]

Change from “I have to” to “I get to”


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