8 Mistakes to avoid when starting a wedding business

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Wedding Business

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After 10 years in the wedding industry, I’ve sure made my share of mistakes.  Some I could quickly recover from without (hopefully) many people noticing and others which cost me quite a hefty sum of money in one way or another.  They say one of the best ways to learn is to jump right in […]

Receiving payments in person - wedding business coach

Receiving payments in person

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{Updated May 2019} When setting up your new wedding business, one element which needs to be considered is how to get paid – I mean apart from your extreme love of weddings or the craft that you specialise in for those weddings, we are all in business to make money – right?! There are obvious […]

Wedding business start up - setting up a domain name

Setting up a domain name for your new business

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So you’ve come up with a killer business idea and you’ve worked out an awesome business name – woo hoo! One of the next steps is to get your business online – and that means a website! Before even worrying about the pretty details of your website the very first thing you will need is […]

Website or Facebook Page for businesses - Wedding Business Coach

Website vs Facebook Page

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This is always a hot question among new wedding businesses – should I have a website or can I get away with just a Facebook page?  Well I thought I’d share my thoughts on this topic today. I want to start by prefacing that my discussions will be around a Facebook PAGE, as in a […]

What’s your Unique Selling Point?

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You may have seen the term USP floating around as you read about building your business and may be asking what is a USP?  This is your “unique selling point” or “unique selling proposition” and it is what distinguishes you from your competition. The wedding industry is filled to the brim with businesses, with new […]