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How to start an event planning business

Congratulations! You’ve decided to take the leap into event planning. We’ve put together a list of tips for you to consider as you embark on your new endeavor.

What to do when COVID-19 ruins your wedding plans

Here are some recommended steps to consider if your wedding or social event has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Event directories to list your business

Listing your business on online event directories will help you gain exposure and can lead to more business. To help get you started, we’ve listed some website event directories

How-to marketing guide for your business

Don’t have a marketing plan, or know where to start on creating one? Markel Specialty put together 10 things to keep in mind when creating a marketing plan to get you started.

Effective ways to use facebook pages

Marketing on Facebook can help you efficiently reach your target market. We’ve put together some tips on social media efforts to help you get the most out of your Facebook page.

How to network with wedding industry partners to boost business

Whether you’ve been building your wedding planning business for years or are new to the industry, networking with industry partners is an excellent way to help advance your company to the next level.

Event directories to list your venue

Listing your venue on online event directories will help you gain exposure and can lead to more business. To help get you started, we’ve listed some website event directories

Email marketing tips

When you send an email, it is important for your emails to grab your client’s attention fast. Here are some tips to help your emails get opened and read.

Tips to promote your venue

When you promote your venue and all you have to offer, you bring in more business. We’ve put together a list of unique ways to reach out to potential clients and partners in your community.

Tips for creating a favorable website

Most brides and grooms will visit your website to gain more information about your venue. Markel Specialty provides some tips to incorporate into your website to drive more traffic to your venue.