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Can I just say, if you are here because you searched “how to write a wedding planner business plan”, you need to pat yourself on the back (and possibly pour yourself a celebratory cocktail). I know that when you set your sights on building a wedding planning business, writing a wedding planner business plan wasn’t exactly what you had in mind (be honest - it was the pretty pictures and the cake tastings). However, if you want to run a “successful” wedding business (whatever success looks like to you – we will talk about that later!), writing a business plan is one of the most important things you can do. 

How Do I Write A Wedding Planner Business Plan? 

Can I just say, if you are here because you searched “how to write a wedding planner business plan”, you need to pat yourself on the back (and possibly pour yourself a celebratory cocktail). I know that when you set your sights on building a wedding planning business, writing a wedding planner business plan wasn’t […]

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What Makes You One-of-a-Kind in the Wedding Industry?

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...a bubbly entrepreneur?

...or a fresh, spirited strategist?

Elizabeth Rabbitt, the owner of Olive & Co Weddings, a Calgary AB Canada wedding planning boutique, is a musician and mama turned wedding planner! Elizabeth has always loved weddings, and that’s why she decided to start her own planning and design company.

Planner’s Playbook Member Spotlight: Elizabeth Rabbitt of Olive & Co. Weddings

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Alex Baillie-David of Baillie David & Co As an Ottawa wedding planner, I believe in making connections with people and with places. Over the last few years, I've found that my own personal formula for happiness lies in the happiness of others. Even more in bringing people together to create meaningful experiences and lasting memories for my couples.

Alex Baillie-David is the owner of Baillie David.& Co, and Ottawa and Prince Edward County luxury wedding planning, design, and coordination company.

Planner’s Playbook Member Spotlight: Alex Baillie-David of Baillie David & Co

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Alyssa Alvarez is the owner of All The Deets, a wedding planning company based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Planner’s Playbook Member Spotlight: Alyssa Alvarez of All The Deets

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What's the cost to become a wedding planner? First, I'm going to break down how much it costs to become a wedding planner into different categories, so you know exactly how much to budget for as you start your wedding business.

I remember the first moment I decided to become a wedding planner. I was on the couch recovering from having appendicitis and somehow ended up binge-watching a wedding show on TV. The next thing I knew, I sent my then boyfriend to the store and stocked up on bridal magazines. I spent the rest of […]

How Much Does It Cost to Become a Wedding Planner?

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Desirée Adams is a luxury wedding planner, host of the Ask The Planner Podcast, and owner of Verve Event Co. She is a a wedding planner based in Upstate New York serving the Finger Lakes Region and Rochester, NY.

Planner’s Playbook Member Spotlight: Desiree Adams of Verve Event Co

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Instagram always feels like it's changing. So, what do you need to know about marketing your wedding business on Instagram in 2022? What will be the latest Instagram trends this year? If you are looking for a few tips (and some sage advice) on using Instagram for wedding pros in 2022, you are in the right place. In this article, I will share all the details on how to use Instagram for your wedding business in 2022.

Instagram always feels like it’s changing. So, what do you need to know about marketing your wedding business on Instagram in 2022? What will be the latest Instagram trends in 2022 for wedding pros? When it comes to marketing, I believe that keeping it simple is more often than not the best approach. I also […]

Instagram Trends For Wedding Pros in 2022: What You Need To Know

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Inside this article, I'm sharing with you how to go from side hustle to full time wedding planner. Whether you love your day job or not, working while building a business is pretty damn exhausting. And almost every side hustling wedding planner I know is longing for the day they can quit their job and go full time! Here are the steps you need to take to go full time with your wedding planning business.

I decided to become a wedding planner during a few sick days off from work in 2007, curled up in the coach binge-watching wedding shows. I was working a job I absolutely hated, so making the leap from side hustle to full-time wedding planner was a pretty big priority for me. Can you relate? Whether […]

How To Go From Side Hustle To Full Time Wedding Planner

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Ready for some 2022 Pinterest trends? Hold up – is this the first time I’m sharing my love of Pinterest marketing on the blog? If you are in the wedding industry, there is a good chance you’ve been sleeping on Pinterest. Yes, you might have a few boards and have likely used them to curate […]

Grow Your Wedding Business with 2022 Pinterest Trends

Wedding Industry Marketing

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Time management in your creative business can feel like an elusive skill you’ll just never master. In this article, I’m sharing 5 time management tips.

5 Time Management Tips & Secrets For Wedding Pros

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If you’re a wedding planner, I’m going to assume that I don’t need to lecture you on the importance of systems and processes. After all, I know you spend a good chunk of your time convincing couples and other vendors that systems and processes are what make weddings come to life. However, after a decade […]

How To Start The Wedding Planning Process With Your Clients

Starting a Business

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With over a decade of experience as a mentor in the wedding industry, I’ve spent my fair share of time talking about marketing with my students and mentees. I know marketing can be really tough–it’s time consuming, energy draining, and full of imposter syndrome. And as a wedding planner, you’re told constantly that you need […]

5 Social Media Mistakes Every Wedding Planner Makes

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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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Each week, we explore how to build a profitable business with purpose—and the stories behind successful entrepreneurs who have. Get ready to dig in and have meaningful conversations about business and life, as we explore the strategies and techniques that build the kind of business you want. 

I believe entrepreneurs who lead with their purpose are more successful, less likely to burn out, and deeply connected to why they do what they do. 

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