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How To Get Butts In Seats At Your Events

  Do you ever think, “I’d love to have a successful event management business,” or you wish you knew how to promote your events? If you do, then I suggest you watch this video: How To Get Butts In Seats At Your Events. It’s natural to doubt your abilities when you don’t have the tools and a solid direction. I had them too. But once you’re
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The #1 Way To Get New Event Clients

  Hello from sunny California!! I’m in San Diego this week for a large conference (3000 people!) full of thought leaders and entrepreneurs from around the world. It’s been equal parts inspiring and fun as it has been educational. I’m really excited to see Daymond John from Shark Tank speak tomorrow about his business philosophy, “No amount of money can buy a company success.” It’s
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3 Steps For an Event Manager To Get Over Perfectionism

Do you struggle with perfectionism? Are you such a perfectionist that everything must be done ‘right’ or not at all? If you’re anything like me, you’ve experienced thoughts of inadequacy and it’s stopped you from getting started on that new project, event or even your business. It’s hard for an event manager to get over perfectionism when it’s in our nature to make sure everything
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How 3 Event Management Tips Can Double Your Results

  Where’s the meat? OK, I admit it, it’s a strange opening line, but it’s completely relevant for the 3 event management tips I’m about to share with you. It Takes More Than Love and Passion to Plan an Event Successfully Do you love planning events for friends or family and want to move that passion into an event planning career? Are your friends and
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Can You Plan An Event With A Small Budget?

Today I want to tackle a topic that any event manager is familiar with – especially when they’re just getting started and trying to secure repeat business. The topic of money and getting paid to plan an event is bound to come up sooner or later in any conversation you have with a client or potential client. So what happens when your client’s budget is
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(Video) Are you wasting time on the wrong event planning client?

Are you wasting valuable time and energy on the wrong event planning client? There’s no doubt that turning business away or saying no to any client can be scary. Especially when you’re just getting started or business is slow. It’s at times like this that we feel desperate and that pit in the bottom of our stomach (you know the one I’m talking about!) causes
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How to Start an Event Planning Business With No Money

  Haaappy New Year! WOW, it’s a new year with so many possibilities, dreams and fun ahead. I spent a great holiday season with friends and family and enjoyed a lot of good food, a few too many drinks, a beautiful ceremony on Christmas Eve and lots and lots of games. We played Cards Against Humanity and laughed our asses off for hours. If you ever decide to play
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(Video) How To Start An Event Planning Business

We had another great webinar, but this time with super-star event planner, Shannon Lach of Pear Planning. Shannon has worked with big names like Hillary Clinton,  Steven Page of the Barenaked Ladies, and with companies like Apple. In this webinar, Shannon and I share our experience with what to do and what not to do when starting an event planning business. Episode Topics: 2:26 Top 3
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