8 Mistakes to avoid when starting a wedding business

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Wedding Business

Posted Posted in Business Advice

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 […]

13 Great Ways to Market Your Wedding Business for Free or Almost Free

13 Great Ways to Market Your Wedding Business For Free (or almost free)

Posted Posted in Marketing

Marketing your wedding business is the way to reach potential customers.  There’s no two ways about it – without suitable marketing, businesses are not businesses, they are hobbies that require a lot of money and don’t bring in much at all. Small start-up wedding businesses are often strapped for cash to spend on marketing and […]

Marketing Materials for a Wedding Business - The Wedding Business Coach

Marketing Materials for a Wedding Business

Posted Posted in Marketing

Marketing is required for all wedding businesses in order to grow.  Prior to undertaking any marketing it’s important for new businesses to have all of their branding and marketing designs completed so they are ready to launch.  The list below are common areas to work through when it comes to both digital and print marketing […]

Start taking action to increase motivation - business coaching

Action vs motivation

Posted Posted in Coaching

I recently went down the rabbit hole on YouTube (which is a common occurrence of my mine) and found myself watching some great interviews with Mark Manson – the guy who wrote The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck.  Anyways, a theory he was discussing was one of those A-Ha moments for me and […]

Business coaching - tips to avoid burnout

Tips to Avoid Burnout

Posted Posted in Wellbeing

Burnout is a common issue that we can all face as business owners.  If it takes control of you it can affect not only your productivity but also your relationships with family and friends, and it’s important to always be mindful of looking after ourselves first. I mean it makes sense when you think about […]

Set up a dedicated business account using your domain

A professional Email Address

Posted Posted in Branding / Website

Ok so you have your awesome wedding business idea – check!…… you have chosen your even more amazing business name – check!…… now it’s time to start marketing yourself and believe it or not your email address that you have on your website / facebook page / give out to new customers is super important. […]

Perfect wordpress themes for wedding businesses

Feminine WordPress Themes Perfect for a Wedding Business

Posted Posted in Branding / Website

Designing a website which is appealing to brides is super important as of course this is your first impression with your clients-to-be.  A lot of thought must be taken not only in your branding – logo, images etc but also in the overall design of your website. As the majority of the time it is […]

Receiving payments in person - wedding business coach

Receiving payments in person

Posted Posted in Business Advice

{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

Posted Posted in Business Advice

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 […]