If you have been planning weddings and social events for awhile, you might be considering expanding your services to include corporate event planning. Maybe the idea of planning workshops, retreats, meetings, fashion shows, open house events, launch parties, and conferences sounds appealing. While there are some similarities to marketing for weddings, attracting corporate clients requires […]

4 Marketing Tactics to Expand into Corporate Event Planning

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We all use the term brand and have an association with brands. For example “that’s a good brand of tires, they are safe” when purchasing tires for your car. Or “I’ve never heard of that brand of sunglasses before, so I’m not sure if I’ll like them” when browsing the rack at the department store […]

How To Create a Cohesive Wedding Planner Brand in 5 Steps

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There is no shortage of competition in the wedding industry. Planners need to work extra hard to make a name for themselves, which mostly comes from word of mouth. A job well done is certainly the best way to make sure that your clients give you glowing referrals. It is the little things that set […]

Five Ideas for New Client Welcome Gifts

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What is a Brand? Think of your brand as the personality of your event planning business. What does your business offer engaged couples that no other event business can? Your brand should speak directly to your target client, making you the only choice for them. You can buy a cup of coffee for a dollar […]

What Exactly is a “Brand”?

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A wedding planning portfolio is a great tool for organizing all the elements of your business that you want to showcase. Your portfolio should reflect your style, brand, services, and expertise in a way that makes the potential client want to hire you. During an initial consultation with a wedding client, your portfolio gives you […]

What to Include in Your Wedding Planning Portfolio

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Back in 2015 I approached my favorite florist Country Bouquets Floral, and rental company Skagit Valley Wedding Rentals about an idea I had for an intimate bridal event that was a combination of a wedding show but with an educational/planning assistance piece. We were all established business owners and saw it as a great way to […]

How to Create a Wedding Workshop that Will Explode Your Bookings

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Gone are the days of that cork board on the wall! Today Pinterest is the new home of all things visual and creative. Pinterest has been calling themselves a Visual Discovery Tool. Their plans for the future sound pretty far-fetched but… these major changes are right around the corner. It won’t be long before your […]

5 Key Pinterest Tactics for Wedding Planners

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Being a creative business owner, it is important that wedding planners have business cards that reflect their style and brand. In this post, we are sharing business cards from wedding planners in our Planner’s Lounge community. Feel free to comment with your ideas and resources for business cards! These gorgeous watercolor business cards were designed […]

Wedding Planner Business Card Ideas

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Facebook can do amazing things for your wedding and event planning business if you are patient, have a reasonable budget, and a strategy behind your Facebook ads approach. Every business is unique, and it’s all about figuring out which ads work for your target audience. There are a few things I want you to keep […]

9 Facebook Ad Design Ideas

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Adding inventory such as rental items and decor pieces to your planning business may sound like an ideal way to add more income to your bottom line. However, there are various details to consider before investing in inventory and expanding your planning business in this manner. Here are 5 things to consider before adding decor […]

5 Things to Consider Before Adding Decor & Rentals to Your Planning Business

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