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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.

What to include in your event contract

Clearly written contracts, with no surprises, will lead to more seamless events and avoid frustrations on both sides.

5 tips on negotiating contracts

To be a successful event planner, it is important to have the skills to negotiate a reasonable contract for your clients so they are satisfied.

Tips for engaging brides and grooms on instagram

Instagram is the perfect social media platform to promote your business due to its focus on photos. Here are some tips on gaining more Instagram followers and engaging with them.

How to use social media to attract brides and grooms

Social media is vital to your wedding planning event business success. Every social media platform is unique and attracts a specific demographic among brides and grooms.