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How to start a wedding planning business? How do I market my wedding business? Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Maybe you're wondering if you're the only one who still has questions about starting, growing and scaling your wedding business. I'm here to tell you, you're absolutely not alone. Every Tuesday & Thursday, She Creates Business, a Podcast for Wedding Pros interviews women entrepreneurs just like you. We share personal stories, business-building strategies, marketing tips, how to use social media in your wedding business & more. From wedding planners to florists, from venue owners to calligraphers and beyond, no topic is off limits. Join us for community and conversation!

How to start a wedding planning business? How do I market my wedding business? Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Maybe you're wondering if you're the only one who still has questions about starting, growing and scaling your wedding business. I'm here to tell you, you're absolutely not alone. Every Tuesday & Thursday, She Creates Business, a Podcast for Wedding Pros interviews women entrepreneurs just like you. We share personal stories, business-building strategies, marketing tips, how to use social media in your wedding business & more. From wedding planners to florists, from venue owners to calligraphers and beyond, no topic is off limits. Join us for community and conversation!
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How to start a wedding planning business? How do I market my wedding business? Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Maybe you're wondering if you're the only one who still has questions about starting, growing and scaling your wedding business. I'm here to tell you, you're absolutely not alone. Every Tuesday & Thursday, She Creates Business, a Podcast for Wedding Pros interviews women entrepreneurs just like you. We share personal stories, business-building strategies, marketing tips, how to use social media in your wedding business & more. From wedding planners to florists, from venue owners to calligraphers and beyond, no topic is off limits. Join us for community and conversation!

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Episodes

111: Pricing, Sustainability & Professional Development with Lindsay & Heather of LVL Academy

9/20/2018
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GET ON THE VENUE ACADEMY WAITLIST Today I have a power-packed episode diving into three important topics in the wedding industry: Pricing, Sustainability & Professional Development. Regardless of your season or stage of business, these are three topics that need our consistent attention so we can stay competitive and keep our business FUN! To lead us through these topics I've brought on Lindsay and Heather from LVL Weddings and LVL Academy. Buckle Up and Take Notes my friend! CONNECT...

Duration:01:02:14

110: Organize & Implement Automated Workflows to Propel Your Business Forward with Chelsea Foster

9/18/2018
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Sign Up for The Venue Academy Waitlist Today I'm honored to welcome Chelsea Foster to the show. We have an in-depth and highly actionable chat about ways you can organize your business and create automated workflows that will actually help you propel your business forward and allow you to step away from your computer and your phone (can I get an amen??). Here's more about Chelsea: Chelsea B Foster is a workflow and productivity specialist, coach and host of the Burnout-Proof Your Biz...

Duration:00:47:44

109: How to Start a Wedding Venue with Lindsay Lucas

9/13/2018
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GET ON THE WAITLIST FOR THE VENUE ACADEMY If you're a current, future or "maybe someday" venue owner this episode is for you! Have you wondered where you'd get the money to start a venue? How do you even find a piece of property or a building you want to remodel? What are the steps to take before you open your doors and start accepting.......gasp! REAL WEDDINGS?! Lindsay Lucas from Lean on Me Consultants is here today to answer all of these questions and more! After almost a decade in...

Duration:01:04:41

108: Practical Ways to Scale Your Wedding Business with Lin Pernille Kristensen

9/11/2018
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EXCITING NEWS COMING UP FOR CURRENT & FUTURE VENUE OWNERS! JOIN ME ON EPISODE 109 FOR THE SCOOP! Today's episode is exactly the kind of episode I love because it's full of ACTUAL tips you can use to scale your business. It's not theory or a 30,000-foot overview....it's actual tasks you could go out and do today to help you scale your business now and in the future. To tackle this topic I brought on Lin Pernille Kristensen. Lin Pernille is a wedding photographer, videographer, and...

Duration:00:33:13

107: How to Use Video Marketing in Your Wedding Business with Ashley Stork

9/7/2018
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It's an honor to welcome back my friend, Ashley Stork, to the podcast! Today Ashley is taking us the "behind-the-scenes" of the video strategy she's been using in her wedding planning business and how this strategy is helping her relate to and book more clients. Here's a bit more about Ashley: Ashley has been in the wedding industry for 8 years and owned her company for almost 5. Recently, she re-branded to Magnolia Vine Events which is based in Birmingham, Alabama where they serve...

Duration:00:38:59

106: Building the Wedding Career You Actually Want with Emily Sullivan

9/7/2018
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Today's Guest is Emily Sullivan from Emily Sullivan Events. Emily is diving into the topic "How to Build the Wedding Career You Actually Want." I truly believe this is such an IMPORTANT topic to cover because sometimes in business, we're really just treading water and surviving without making plans for the future and what we really want our business to look like. Emily is tackling this and more in today's episode! Here's a bit more about Emily: Emily Sullivan believes that the wedding...

Duration:00:35:39

105: How to Become a Freelance Wedding Coordinator with Alexa Kritis

9/7/2018
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Today's episode features, Alexa Kritis, a freelance wedding coordinator and freelance assistant wedding planner. When I first heard about Alexa's business model I was immediately intrigued because I'd never heard of someone assisting planners in a freelance capacity. Alexa is absolutely brilliant, kind, FUNNY and SMART. Don't miss this interview! Here's a bit more about Alexa: Hi! I'm Alexa and I am a freelance wedding coordinator. I work with luxury wedding professionals when they...

Duration:00:37:09

104: How to Start & Grow an E-commerce Business in the Wedding Industry with Brittany Finkle

8/9/2018
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Welcome Back to the New She Creates Business! Today's Episode is Brought to You by The Opt-In Shop! My guest today is Brittany Finkle from Happily Ever Borrowed. Brittany Finkle is the founder of Happily Ever Borrowed. Always drawing and designing, she graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Fiber Science & Apparel Design. She was lucky enough to work in planning, merchandising, and buying for top luxury companies such as Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue, Hermes and most...

Duration:00:51:30

103: Building Your Tribe and a PERSONAL client experience with Sacoya Jenkins

3/22/2018
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Check out The Opt In Shop! Done-for-you lead magnets for wedding pros who want to build their list but have zero time to make "freebies!" NEW TO BUSINESS SERIES Today I'm bringing Sacoya Jenkins on the show as part of the New to Business Series! When it comes to building a business no two days are the same and I think today's episode perfectly embodies that! Sacoya and I cover a variety of topics including how to build your tribe, really personalizing your client experience, how and...

Duration:00:42:29

102: How to Automate a Boutique Wedding Planning Business with Leah Weinberg

3/20/2018
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Today on the podcast I'm so pleased to welcome Leah Weinberg! Leah is sharing her insanely effective and practical tips for automating our wedding business! What I love about this episode are all of the examples Leah uses when it comes to ways we can automate. We chat about everything from leads to taxes so buckle up and enjoy! Leah Weinberg is the Owner & Creative Director of Color Pop Events -- a New York City-based wedding planning company that focuses on the details and lives in the...

Duration:00:37:15

101: Getting Started with Wedding Rentals as a Professional Artist with Hannah Lowe Corman

3/6/2018
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Use code SHECREATES at hannahlowecorman.com for a discount on your order! Wedding Rental Business Series - Getting Started with Rental Backdrops as a Professional Artist I can’t wait to introduce you to my friend and mastermind buddy, Hannah Lowe Corman. I had the privilege of meeting Hannah in person in 2017 and she’s never been able to get rid of me! On the show today we’re chatting about Hannah’s business as an artist and she’s walking us through a very new venture she’s...

Duration:00:43:45

100: 7 Things I've Learned from 100 Episodes

3/2/2018
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Don’t forget to grab your Opt In Shop Lead Magnet Bundle! Prices increase on March 10th, 2018! 100 Episodes. It feels really good to say that and it couldn’t have happened without you. I love you and am so grateful for you! Today I want to share the 7 Things I’ve Learned from 100 Episodes on She Creates Business a Podcast for Wedding Pros. 1.) Relationships matter, Always and FOREVER. 2.) My #1 Growth Tool has been Word of Mouth Recommendation 3.) Podcasting is special - it’s a...

Duration:00:22:51

BONUS: Chit Chat with Annette & Kinsey: February Roundup

2/28/2018
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In this week’s episode, we’re shaking things up a little bit! It’s a new flavor of episodes that I’m bringing you and it’s with my friend and fellow podcast host, Annette Stepanian. If you don’t know Annette she’s the brilliant and talented host of Office Talk. Annette has become a great friend over the years and we've worked together multiple times. She's been a guest on the podcast in Episode 32 and she's my go-to for contracts in my creative businesses. The other day we were having an...

Duration:00:39:55

99: What it Actually Takes to Start a Decor Rental Business with Taylor Bradford

2/27/2018
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ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THIS EPISODE: Our FIRST EVER SCB Scholarship Winner is Danielle Lea from Events by D. Nicole! Congratulations Danielle and a HUGE thank you to all of the women who applied and to everyone who has supported The Opt In Shop, without you, this scholarship would not be possible! The Opt In Shop is Getting a Facelift! Important Changes to The Opt In Shop: - We’ve simplified and are now only offering the Lead Magnet Bundle (we no longer offer individual lead magnets) -...

Duration:00:59:23

98: Becoming a Wedding Planner with Jordan Vanden Bos

2/22/2018
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NEW TO BUSINESS SERIES My guest today is the incredible Jordan Vanden Bos from Events by JVB. In this latest episode of the New to Business Series Jordan is taking us on her journey of becoming a wedding planner! We dig into the specific steps she took to get her wedding planning business started on the right track and also chat about the strategies she used to book her first clients! Jordan Vanden Bos is the lead planner and owner of Events by JVB. She currently lives just outside of...

Duration:00:36:21

97: Using the Latest Tech to Scale Your Wedding Business with Sandy Hammer

2/20/2018
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Today on She Creates Business a Podcast for Wedding Pros it's a pleasure for me to welcome Sandy Hammer. Sandy is THE TECH LEADER in our industry and today she's sharing the tech trends we can expect in 2018 AND how we can (and should!) be using TECH to grow and scale our businesses. AllSeated founder Sandy Hammer has over 20 years of experience in the international events industry. She began as an entrepreneur establishing conferenceART, a company that produced corporate conferences,...

Duration:00:42:53

96: 7 Ways Your Business Can Serve Your Marriage & Relationships with Adrienne Rolon

2/15/2018
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Today I'm so honored to welcome my friend, Adrienne Rolon, to the podcast. Adrienne is a wedding planner and designer based in Virginia who also has a huge heart for healthy marriages and relationships. Learn More About Marriage Encouragement Sessions Here. Today we're having a chat about the 7 Ways You Can Make Your Business Serve Your Marriage or Relationship! Adrienne Rolon is the owner, wedding planner, designer, and floral artist of Heart’s Content Events & Design located in Hampton...

Duration:00:52:05

95: Intentionally Choosing Education & Mentorship Opportunities with Wedding Photographer Jo Buckellew

2/14/2018
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[NEW TO BUSINESS SERIES] Intentionally Choosing Education & Mentorship Opportunities as a New Wedding Photographer with Jo Buckellew. Jo is the lead photographer of her business, Joy by Jo, which she opened in spring of 2017. The name of her business is inspired by her desire to capture joyful moments that her clients can look back on to help them through their toughest days. Jo is a Minnesota transplant and is also the leader of a non-profit which celebrates girls and women with...

Duration:00:39:29

94: How Becoming a Certified Wedding Planner can Explode Your Business Growth with Krisy Thomas

2/8/2018
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$100 OFF Your Certification from The Bridal Society with Code: Sparkle100 My guest today is Krisy Thomas from Southern Sparkle Wedding & Event Planning. We're doing a deep dive into how to become a Certified Wedding Planner and how doing so has exploded Krisy's wedding planning business. In fact, Krisy was able to leave her bank job after just one year to become a full-time wedding planner and she credits part of her success in that first year to being one of the only certified planners...

Duration:00:40:13

93: How to Automate the Four Stages of Business with Annie McCarty

1/2/2018
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Happy New Year! This episode could not come at a better time as it's all about getting your wedding business organized through automation. Today I have Annie McCarty on the show and she's taking us through The Four Stages of Business and now we can automate those stages using Dubsado and Acuity Scheduling. If you don't use one or either of those tools, stay with us! We talk about using other tools that are popular in our industry to achieve the same automation. This episode is going to...

Duration:00:38:03