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Adventure Elopements

There are many couples getting married that are pushing back or rebelling against tradition. They seek adventure, intimacy, meaning and beauty. They want their vows to be said to each other without all the fanfare, stress and expense. The adventure elopement has been born! Many of the photos of couples on top of mountains, ski…
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Brides on Small Budgets

Brides on small budgets are not new. Weddings like everything else, ebb and flow with the trends. What is new, is the fact that only a small percent of parents now pay for their daughter’s wedding. This changes the game completely and I don’t see it reverting back. For all of us in the wedding…
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Crossroads

It’s 2019, a new year, a new you and all that jazz. I feel that 2019 is going to be a crossroads year for small business.   Business is constantly changing, staying in the know and proper marketing is the key to any successful business. In the past few years social media marketing has sky…
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Wedding Trends

Weddings, clothing, food, housing styles, and just about everything in our lives follow trends. If you are in the wedding business, you should know what trends are current and what is coming. Why? Because, brides follow the latest trends on Social Media. Last year, 90% of the weddings that were booked, the brides first saw…
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Marketing Your Wedding Business

As I travel and write blogs on wedding venues and vendors, it is very clear which ones spend money on marketing their wedding business and which ones don’t. The businesses that are using effective marketing platforms, social media paid ads and current strategies are consistently booked while many of the others are not. Marketing for…
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Westvirjeni Floral Designs

One of my favorite books of all time is The Language of Flowers by Vanessa DiffenBaugh . The story tells of a young woman who created flower arrangements based on the meaning of each flower. Until I read this, I didn’t realize how many flowers had emotional meaning and not all of them are good.…
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Why do you need Instagram and Facebook?

I have been an entrepreneur for decades. I love possibilities and areas of our world that need a certain type of business created. I call these areas holes in our universe. It’s a place where something is not connected to another place and if it where everyone would benefit. Mark Zuckerberg connected these holes and…
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Facebook Marketing

As you know, Facebook has changed its platform for ads, advertising and campaigns. What used to work to bring in new business is no longer is effective. However, the new Facebook advertising is probably the best target marketing that has ever existed. Used properly, you can reach your targeted client and you can sell them…
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The Wedding Venue Loudoun

Do you want to learn more about branding and marketing your wedding business in Loudoun County? Do you want to be found on Google searches? Do you want your ads and posts to be seen? Join us on August 15th at 6:30 pm at The Hidden View Bed and Breakfast in Purcellville Virginia. To RSVP…
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Shadowland Weddings

East of Los Angeles, in the foothills of the Sierra Pelona mountains and surrounded by the Angeles National Forest lies a hidden gem; Shadowland Weddings and Events. Shadowland is a twenty-five minute drive from Santa Clarita with breathtaking views of the canyons.  It is well worth the drive. Shadowland is an oasis in the dessert.…
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