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Planner’s Playbook Member Spotlight: Deanna Wheeler of Olive Branch Events Co.

Deanna Wheeler is the original head, heart, and hands behind Olive Branch Events Co., a wedding planning company based in Wisconsin and Minnesota. While she has planned events of all shapes and sizes, weddings are Deanna’s favorite. She loves all of the intricate planning, meaningful details, organization, and logistics. However, nothing is more life-giving to her than people gathering together. She has a servant’s heart, loves people, and enjoys helping her couples plan their dream wedding.

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Alexa Sweeney is the owner of Monarch Creative Events, an all-women wedding planning team based in Chicago, Illinois. Their all-hands-on-deck approach relieves the wedding stress so their couples can have and enjoy their dream event. If you’re looking for a no BS, tell-it-how-it-is experience, then the Monarch Creative Event team are your gals. Bring your wedding, hopes, and ideas to them, and they will plan your dream wedding.

Planner’s Playbook Member Spotlight: Alexa Sweeney of Monarch Creative Events

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Sydney Meyer is the owner of a central Texas Wedding Planning and Design Company – In Ink Weddings and Events. For couples planning weddings in Austin and San Antonio, Texas, Sydney offers thoughtful guidance and ensures they feel supported throughout the process.

Planner’s Playbook Member Spotlight: Sydney Meyer of In Ink Weddings and Events

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Recession, inflation… WTF does this all mean, and should wedding pros be considered about rising costs, labor shortages, and a slower economy? There's no doubt that our economy is entering into a recession, but what does that mean for the wedding industry? In this episode of The Power in Purpose Podcast, we discuss the ‘looming recession’ with wedding industry financial expert Michelle Loretta of Sage Wedding Pros.

Recession, inflation… WTF does this all mean, and should wedding pros be considered about rising costs, labor shortages, and a slower economy? There’s no doubt that our economy is entering into a recession, but what does that mean for the wedding industry? In this episode of The Power in Purpose Podcast, we discuss the ‘looming […]

 The ‘Looming Recession’ And How Wedding Pros Should Prepare Their Business With Michelle Loretta

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Mariana Duzansky is the owner of Forever Wedding Services – a wedding planning and coordination business based in San Antonio, Texas. For couples planning weddings in the San Antonio, Texas, and New Braunfels Hill Country areas, Mariana steps in to help bring their wedding vision to life without the stress and headaches. While she has always enjoyed hosting parties and dinners, Mariana found her love for wedding planning through the joy of planning her own.

Planner’s Playbook Member Spotlight: Mariana Duzansky of Forever Wedding Services

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What do you do when someone steals your work? Theft in the wedding industry happens all the time, and it’s time we talked about it. Whether it’s stealing your website copy, images of your work–or even your logo, intellectual theft is on the rise. In fact, copying in the wedding industry is more the norm […]

Copying In The Wedding Industry: How To Handle Thieves Who Steal Or Copy Your Work

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Are you a wedding pro wondering what systems in your need in your business? You’re in the right place. Instead of drowning in tasks, learn how you can automate systems while still providing a delightful client experience for your wedding clients.

The 5 Systems Wedding Pros MUST Have In Their Business with Systems Expert Sarahna Fernandes

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What Black Friday deals should you take advantage of for your business as a wedding pro? Black Friday (and Small Business Saturday + Cyber Monday!) is the perfect time to make some purchases and investments in your business. Inside this article, I’ve rounded up my FAVORTE Black Friday deals for wedding pros. It’s filled with tools, services, resources–and even some of my favorite beauty brands and local Barbados brands.

Black Friday Business Deals For Wedding Pros

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There are some pricing mistakes that you just cannot afford to make this engagement season as a wedding pro. I see wedding pros making these pricing mistakes ALL the time–and the consequences cost them time, money, and their peace. Inside this episode of The Power in Purpose podcast, I'm sharing three pricing mistakes I want you to avoid this engagement season.

There are some pricing mistakes that you just cannot afford to make this engagement season as a wedding pro. I see wedding pros making these pricing mistakes ALL the time–and the consequences cost them time, money, and their peace. Inside this episode of The Power in Purpose podcast, I’m sharing three pricing mistakes I want you to avoid this engagement season.

Pricing Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make In Your Business As A Wedding Pro

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SEO and how you rank on Google is changing ALL the time–which can make it hard to keep up as a wedding pro. Today I’m joined by industry expert Sara Dunn from Sara Does SEO to discuss what you should know about SEO and Google in 2023. On today’s episode of The Power in Purpose Podcast: Why should you prioritze SEO in your wedding industry business and how can you get started improving your search engine ranking? How do you get onto the first page of Google? What can do you do if your website has slipped in ranking, or if you’ve lost that coveted first page spot? What are outdated SEO strategies you need to stop using in 2023? After you listen to today’s episode, make sure you sign up for the Wedding SEO Bootcamp waitlist: https://candicecoppola.com/seo

SEO. It’s one of those things you know you’re supposed to be paying attention to as a wedding pro. Today I’m joined by industry expert Sara Dunn from Sara Does SEO to discuss what you should know about SEO and Google in 2023.

What Wedding Pros Need To Know About SEO in 2023 With Sara Dunn

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As business owners, I truly believe we are forever students. We are always learning new skills, sharpening our blades, and perfecting our craft. If you’re a wedding planner (and fellow business book junkie), I can only imagine that you agree. That’s why I’ve put together my top business books for wedding planners to read in […]

Top Business Books For Wedding Planners to Read in 2023

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I'm Candice, your new tell-it-like-it-is BFF (and purpose cheerleader).

I'm Candice: former owner of Jubilee Events, 2x published author, podcast host, and your guide to a building the kind of business you want.

I've been mentoring wedding industry entrepreneurs for over 10 years, mostly while I was growing my renowned wedding planning & design company.

In 2019, I sold my 6-figure business so I could help you build the kind of business that you want.

Purpose changed my life—I know first hand how powerful it is. I'm on a mission to help women discover their gifts, build businesses around their talents, and live each day on purpose.

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