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A Holiday Gift For You

Happy Holidays! Check out that picture of my sister and I in 1980! I’m not sure why I’m surprised that the year seems to fly by, but I am and it does! Do you have the same feeling? I have memories from childhood about going out with my parents and sister to get our Christmas tree — we really did go into the forest to
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How (Not) To Tank Your Event Planning Business on Facebook

Let’s face it – no one intends to tank their business on Facebook. But the truth is, most event planners don’t properly promote their business on social media. You may have been using Facebook to connect with your friends for years. But sharing pictures of dinner, puppies, and children with friends is far different than designing a solid social media campaign designed to increase both client acquisition
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(Video) Obstacles To Overcome When Starting Your Event Planning Career

In this webinar, Michelle gives you some insights into obstacles to overcome when starting your event planning career. Thank you so much to Michelle from Wild Orange Events for sharing her experience and her struggles. Register here for our next live webinar: How To Start An Event Planning Business. Episode Topics 1:38 How To Manage Your Time When Starting Your Event Planning Career 3:42 How To Maximize
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How to Update Your Event Planning Repertoire

Get More Clients and Take on Bigger Events As an event planner, you need to keep growing to stay successful. While you might carve out a nice niche for yourself doing small, DIY weddings, performing the same work day in and day out will limit your revenue opportunities and eventually sap your inspiration for the work. It’s important that you continue to expand your repertoire
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(Video) 10 Steps To Become a Wedding Planner

What an amazing and successful webinar we had with award-winning event planner, Jamie Lipman. Jamie is the owner of  Absolute – the full wedding and event planning service. If you were unable to join us, listen as Jamie shares her 10 Steps To Become a Wedding Planner. Episode Topics: 04:19 Proclaiming your passion 08:29 A huge component to being a successful event planner 13:49 Jamie’s
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5 Keys to Stay Within Your Event Budget

How To Stay Within Your Client’s Event Budget  Planning a wedding or another major event can be expensive. The average cost of a wedding is moving closer and closer to $30,000. Even large parties like an anniversary or graduation party can cost thousands of dollars. If you plan a corporate event, the cost can go up exponentially. As a party planner, it’s important to work
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(Video) How To Make Your Event A/V Foolproof

Our webinar, “How To Make Your Event A/V Foolproof” was a hit! If you were unable to watch it live, you can see it here as A/V expert and event planner, Will Curran of Endless Entertainment, shares his immense experience and must have info for any event A/V needs. Will was named one of the Top 40 under 40 as an event leader and recognized by Inc
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Boost Event Planning Revenue with Add-On Services

Are you making the money you expected to make planning events? Would you like to make more money per event? Today’s post is about boosting your event planning revenue with add-on services. By the way, I’m not talking about increasing your fees for event services although, if you’ve gained experience and an impressive event portfolio, it may also be time to raise your rates. Extra
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