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Smart Business for Wedding Pros is brought to you by the Wedpreneur. Join host Mary Swaffield each week as she interviews wedding industry experts, business experts, and wedding pros who are in the thick of it! Listen for in-depth insights and step-by-step training episodes designed to help wedding professionals build profitable and sustainable businesses. * To apply to be on the show, please visit www.thewedpreneur.com/podcastguest * For shownotes and information on each episode, visit www.thewedpreneur.com/podcast * For questions or comments, email our podcast team at podcast@thewedpreneur.com

Smart Business for Wedding Pros is brought to you by the Wedpreneur. Join host Mary Swaffield each week as she interviews wedding industry experts, business experts, and wedding pros who are in the thick of it! Listen for in-depth insights and step-by-step training episodes designed to help wedding professionals build profitable and sustainable businesses. * To apply to be on the show, please visit www.thewedpreneur.com/podcastguest * For shownotes and information on each episode, visit www.thewedpreneur.com/podcast * For questions or comments, email our podcast team at podcast@thewedpreneur.com
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Canada

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Smart Business for Wedding Pros is brought to you by the Wedpreneur. Join host Mary Swaffield each week as she interviews wedding industry experts, business experts, and wedding pros who are in the thick of it! Listen for in-depth insights and step-by-step training episodes designed to help wedding professionals build profitable and sustainable businesses. * To apply to be on the show, please visit www.thewedpreneur.com/podcastguest * For shownotes and information on each episode, visit www.thewedpreneur.com/podcast * For questions or comments, email our podcast team at podcast@thewedpreneur.com

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English

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Episodes

{EP30}: 4 Layers of Protection For Your Wedding Business with Braden Drake

5/22/2019
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Welcome Wedpreneurs! Today I'm joined by Attorney Braden Drake - known as "your gay best friend, but also an Attorney who will do your taxes!" We're talking about layers of protection in your wedding business - not the most glamorous topic, but one that is absolutely critical in your business! Braden is sharing some basic steps you can take to ensure that your wedding business is properly protected - AND - he'll be continuing the conversation LIVE in the Wedpreneur Community next week!

Duration:00:48:13

{EP29}: Creative Ways to Use Stock Photos in Your Wedding Biz

5/15/2019
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Do you ever get frustrated trying to find pretty images to use for your social media, blog, or website? We've got the solution for you! Today's guest is Serena Waller from Delegate & Elevate and Pops of Pretty, and she's sharing her creative tips for using stock photography in your wedding business. Serena is an inspiration - not just creatively, but from a business perspective as well! Hear how she identified a need in the wedding industry and set about creating a new stock photo...

Duration:00:41:58

{EP28}: Creating Consistent Customer Service with Heather Rouffe

4/18/2019
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Heather Rouffe has been in the wedding industry since 2004, and in today's episode, she's sharing a wealth of information about creating consistent customer service from event to event. From establishing systems to educating every client that walks through her door, Heather leads a talented sales team that is focused on showing up for every customer 100% of the time. www.thewedpreneur.com/28 www.thewedpreneur.com/intensivemay

Duration:00:50:50

{EP27}: 5 Sales Techniques for Wedding Pros with Meryl Snow

3/26/2019
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In today's episode, I'm joined by sales guru Meryl Snow, of Snowstorm Solutions. Meryl is SO knowledgable (and super fun to chat with) and she's sharing her 5 secret sales techniques that wedding pros can use in their business. If you're anything like me, the word "sales" makes you a little bit uncomfortable - you probably picture used car salesmen! But there's no way around it - we have to get comfortable with sales if our businesses are going to survive. You won't want to miss out on this...

Duration:01:01:34

{EP26}: How to Prepare for Going Full-Time in Your Wedding Business

3/11/2019
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Are you currently juggling a full-time job AND your wedding business? We've all been there. The struggle is REAL my friend! I get asked all the time how to know when it's time to make the leap and quit your day job, and the answer is... well, you'll have to listen to find out! In this episode, I'm sharing three specific strategies to help you prepare for leaving your job behind and working on your wedding business full time. www.thewedpreneur.com/podcast FREEBIE!...

Duration:00:37:38

{EP25}: 5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of an Industry Conference

2/12/2019
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Have you ever wondered whether or not it's worth it to attend a wedding or event conference? In this episode, I'm sharing my 5 tips to get the most out of an industry conference! From what to pack to which sessions to attend, this short episode is packed with tips to make your next wedding industry conference a success! www.thewedpreneur.com/25 www.weddingmba.com www.thespecialeventshow.com

Duration:00:15:47

{EP24}: Turning Connections into Powerful Partnerships with Kevin Dennis

2/4/2019
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In this week's episode, I'm joined by Kevin Dennis from Wedding IQ. He's sharing his strategies for turning connections into powerful partnerships in the wedding industry. If you've ever wondered what the secret to effective networking is, you won't want to miss this episode! Sign up for the free Masterclass: www.thewedpreneur.com/systems Shownotes: www.thewedpreneur.com/24

Duration:00:44:11

{EP23}: 3 SEO Strategies You Can Implement TODAY with Sara Dunn

1/21/2019
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If you're like me, the words Search Engine Optimization might make you cringe. You KNOW it's something you need to focus on in your wedding business, but it seems overly technical and well... boring. Today's guest, Sara Dunn of Sara Does SEO is on the show this week to dispel some common SEO myths and best of all, provide 3 actionable tweaks you can do TODAY to improve your SEO rankings. As an added bonus - she's providing listeners with a FREE...

Duration:00:52:35

{EP22}: Mindset and Goal Setting with Krista Chapman

12/3/2018
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Today I'm joined by marketing strategist to wedding pros Krista Chapman and we're talking all things mindset and goal setting. She's sharing her exact process for goal setting, and it's ahhh-mazing! If you're struggling to set goals in a way that really works, this is a must-listen! www.thewedpreneur.com/22

Duration:01:03:59

{EP21}: How to Stop Leaving Money on the Table (Without Sacrificing Your Craft) with Bron Hansboro

11/24/2018
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Have you ever wondered if it's possible to diversify your business without losing your core clients? In this interview with Bron Hansboro, he explains how he was able to successfully open a sister-brand in order to serve two different markets. www.thewedpreneur.com/21

Duration:00:48:12

{EP 20}: Lessons from Big Names in the Business with Andy Kushner

11/16/2018
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I'm interviewing the interviewer! In this episode, I'm joined by the host of the Wedding Biz podcast, Andy Kushner. He's sharing some of the truth bombs he's gathered through his work interviewing wedding industry icons. This is an episode that will inspire you - we're talking about the client experience, how to stand out from your competitors, the challenges we ALL face in the wedding biz, and more. www.thewedpreneur.com/20

Duration:00:43:49

{EP19}: Comparison, Community and Competition with Mady Moore

10/20/2018
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In this mentoring session, I'm joined by Wedding Planner Mady Moore and we're exploring how comparison can result in negative self-talk and a lack of creativity. We also touch upon the challenges of moving to a new market, and how wedding pros can use the experiences from former careers to attract target clients. www.thewedpreneur.com

Duration:00:49:09

{EP18}: Systems and Processes - How to Systemize Your Wedding Biz for Success

10/8/2018
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www.thewedpreneur.com/intensive You probably *know* that you need Systems & Processes in your wedding business... but do you know how impactful they truly are to your business? Today I'm sharing how Systems & Processes can elevate your Wedding Biz by allowing you to be more efficient, focus more on the client experience, and reduce your overwhelm! I'm sharing my SIMPLE method for getting started - so tune in to learn exactly what systems to focus on! AND - big news regarding my signature...

Duration:00:25:39

{EP17}: Creating a Social Media Strategy for Your Wedding Biz with Krystal Clark

9/13/2018
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We all know how important social media is, but how many of us actually take the time to create a cohesive and consistent strategy? In this weeks episode, I'm joined by Krystal Clark of Krystal Clark Creative, and she's sharing the step-by-step process she uses with her wedding professional clients to help them create a social media strategy that is results-driven and intentional. www.thewedpreneur.com/17 https://krystalclarkcreative.com/#/

Duration:01:08:20

{EP16}: Behind the Scenes of the Bridechilla Brand with Aleisha McCormack

8/15/2018
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The Bridechilla podcast started as a side-hustle and has grown to become a highly recognized brand and a movement for the 'Chillas, as they are known! In this episode, I interview the founder of Bridechilla, Aleisha McCormack. She's sharing her story and how she was able to connect with her authentic voice to reach millions of couples all over the world. Bridechilla Podcast: https://thebridechilla.com/category/back-catalogue/ Bridechilla Website:...

Duration:00:55:20

{EP15}: Money Matters - How to Plan for Profit & Sustainability

8/8/2018
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How comfortable are you talking about money and finances in your wedding biz? In this episode, I'm sharing my strategies to start, sustain and grow a profitable wedding business. From launching to your 5-year plan, this episode is jam packed with strategies and tips to help you become a financial ninja! BONUS: FREE DOWNLOADS! Launch Budget: www.thewedpreneur.com/15launchdownload Business Budget: www.thewedpreneur.com/15budgetdownload Pricing Lab: www.thewedpreneur.com/pricinglab

Duration:00:35:45

{EP14}: The Art of Freelancing with Alexa Kritis

8/1/2018
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Innovative and fearless, Alexa Kritis has created a business based on her strengths and experience as an Assistant to luxury Wedding Planners all over the country. In this interview, she's sharing her experiences in freelancing. www.alexakritis.com www.thewedpreneur.com/14

Duration:00:48:09

{EP13}: Inclusive Marketing with Brittny Drye

7/13/2018
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Is your marketing inclusive or are you falling behind the times? Join me as I interview Love Inc. Editor-in-Chief Brittny Drye to learn tips and tricks for weaving inclusivity into your marketing strategy. www.loveinc.com www.thewedpreneur.com/13

Duration:00:26:23

{EP12}: Outrageous Dreams & Charging What You're Worth with Sean Low

6/27/2018
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Have you ever wondered what your business would look like if you were able to be nurtured by your art? What outrageous dreams do you have for your wedding business? Join me as I interview industry thought-leader Sean Low about being outrageous, understanding your value, and charging what you're worth. BBC Collective: www.thebbccollective.com Pricing Lab: www.thewedpreneur.com/pricinglab

Duration:00:50:59

{EP11}: Reaching Your Ideal Clients with Heather Farr

6/14/2018
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In this Mentoring Episode, I'm chatting with Heather Farr of Heather Farr Events and Consulting. Heather wrote into the show asking for some help reaching her ideal client and overcoming the price objection. During our interview, we do a deep dive into figuring out who her ideal client is, and more importantly, what unique experiences she has that will make her the perfect choice for those ideal clients.

Duration:00:32:33