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Benefits of Becoming an Event Planner

After successfully becoming an event planner, I can tell you it’s not all fun and games. Event planning can be fulfilling if you enjoy organizing and paying attention to detail, but there are some disadvantages to choosing this crazy career too. Chances are each project you work on is going to be very different, so there is little chance of getting bored, and you will…

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Do You Want a Cheat Sheet To Plan Your Event?

How great would it feel to have a simple, effective list at your fingertips so you could stay focused and get started on your next event immediately? Well, now you do. Check out this cheat sheet from Dummies.com: http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/meeting-and-event-planning-for-dummies-cheat-sheet.html For a more comprehensive list, visit at www.eventplanningblueprint.com where you can also get your 9 FREE Tips for Profitable Event Planning.

Do you want to get hired as an event planner?

Whether you’re just starting your event business or you’ve been planning events for years. Here are some simple steps to follow to get hired as an event planner: 1. Know why your prospective client wants to hire an event planner. What tasks/services to do you need to do on their behalf? Do they want you to plan from start-to-finish or just part of the event….

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Who Is Your Dream Event Planning Client?

Aside from your team, your event planning clients are your best asset and the people that keep you in business. Whether you subscribe to Zappos team philosophy to take care of your team first, customers second; or you believe that the customer is always right, it’s important to be clear about who your dream event planning client is. The more you know about your ideal…

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How To Find The Right Event Venue

Have you ever gone to an event venue and thought, “what WERE they thinking?” The location of your event can dictate it’s success or failure but it goes beyond just that… There’s a fine balance for finding the perfect event venue and the right date and time of your event will often dictate your final venue choice. The venue also dictates the number of people…

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What Details Have You Missed When Considering An Event Venue?

When planning an event, one of the first major decisions to make is the venue. Know what you want and what to look for so that whatever location you ultimately select is the best venue for your event. Naturally, a number of factors come into play here, most notably the date and the cost. So before visiting any hotels or other locations, sit down and…

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Tips To Start Your Own Event Planning Business

Interested in starting your own event business? Read through this article at www.entrepreneur.com for some tips and ideas: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/37892-1 Having started an event business, I agree with the writer when they say “Networking and word-of-mouth are the most common industry strategies for acquiring clients” Share your comments below and tell us what do you think about this article? Go to www.eventplanningblueprint.com to get your 9…

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Does Your Event Need a Celebrity?

CanWest Steen Charity Golf Tournament with Hollywood actor, Shaun Majumder, and news anchor, Susan Hay. Can your clients’ future event benefit from a celebrity presence? We all know that “A-List” types are hired all of the time to pitch products, nightclubs, movies, and nationally televised events. So why not use the same concept – on a smaller scale – for the next event that you…

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The Fundamentals of Starting a Successful Event Planning Business

More than many other service business, event planning is a people-focused business. Realize this fact early on, and you’ll go a long way toward meeting your clients’ needs and reaching your own personal and professional goals. If you’re in the starting stages of starting a successful event planning business, follow these 6 tips and build a network of event planners, event vendors and clients you…

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