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Featured on She Creates Business Podcast: How to Pick the Right Conference for You

This tends to be the time of year where most business owners in the wedding industry map out what educational opportunities they want to invest in for the remainder of 2017. Kinsey Roberts of She Creates Business — A Podcast for Wedding Pros invited me to share my thoughts on conferences, workshops, and retreats within the wedding industry. We had a really fun (and honest!) conversation about what to look for in a conference, how to find out if an event is legit, and what to do if a conference you attend didn’t live up to what was promised.

This is a podcast every business owner within the wedding industry should listen to! You can listen here or in iTunes. Happy listening!

XO,

 

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Featured on The Wedding Safari Podcast

Hi friends!

I was honored to be invited to be the first guest on Milton Lawrence Jr’s new endeavor to help educate and connect the wedding industry: The Wedding Safari Podcast. Milton and I caught up on the current state of the industry and discussed my recent blog post, It’s Time for a Change in Your Strategy.

You can visit TheWeddingSafariPodcast.com to listen to our conversation and both of our insights on the current state of the wedding industry. I hope you enjoy– and be sure to subscribe to the podcast feed on your Mac device to get the newest episodes as they’re released.

Xo,

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WEDDING INDUSTRY: It’s Time for a Change in Your Strategy

In business, we must always be open to change. Sometimes change is small– a tweak to the way you do things. Other times change is gradual– an enhanced role for a performing employee. And then, change can be drastic– like completely revamping your business.

It’s no secret that the wedding industry is growing. It’s also no secret that many creative businesses in the industry are suffering.

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WEDDING INDUSTRY: Be Wary of False Prophets

This blog post is one I’ve struggled to write for some time and I’ve been knocking it around in my head, trying to figure out the best way to approach this subject openly and honestly.

If you’re reading this, chances are high that you’re a small business owner in the wedding industry. (unless you’re my mom– who I am quite sure is reading this, too. Hi mom!) As you build your business, you look to industry professionals who have made a name for themselves to glean advice and guidance on what you can do better. The industry is lucky to have so many talented, open-hearted and wise entrepreneurs willing to be transparent about what they know that works. I am fortunate enough to have learned a lot from many of them!

With that said, there are also a lot of people who don’t know what they’re talking about.

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Featured on She Creates Business Podcast: Mentorships in the Wedding Industry

Good morning, friends!

I’m excited to share with you that I am participating in a series of 3 podcasts with She Creates Business — a podcast for wedding professionals! I was so honored to be interviewed by Kinsey Roberts who is dedicated to sharing the voices of women in business with other women. Her podcast is a must subscribe— it’s filled with delightful, heartfelt and informative information from business owners from all professions. My first podcast is about Mentoring in the Wedding Industry and I would love for you to listen! I share information on action steps to create a sound business, why you should hire a business mentor, pricing, sales and more. Stay tuned for my next podcast, coming up soon.

XO,