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Salary Talk: What Wedding Planners Made in 2017

As planners, we’ve all had those moments where we think, Am I doing this right? Should I be making more money? What the heck is that other planner making anyways? Starting your own small business is no small feat, and, with the overwhelming nature of the job, sometimes it can be comforting just to know… Read More »

Building a Business on a Budget: Where to Spend and Where to Save

Starting your small business is no walk in the park—with business cards to buy and legal documents to take care of and social media pages to run, it can often feel like you’re drinking out of a firehose. Add budget concerns to that and your bucket o’ stress floweth over, friends. But not to worry—today,… Read More »

Aisle Planners Answer: Why It Costs What It Costs

We don’t think we’ve met a wedding professional who hasn’t lost some sleep over pricing. Whether it’s because they don’t know where they stand in comparison to their competition or the sheer mental exhaustion of being asked to discount their prices for the millionth time, the topic of pricing can be described as nothing short… Read More »

Never Worry About Money Again with Shanna Skidmore

When I worked in the finance world I was told, “if you say you don’t want more money, you’re just fooling yourself.” For a long time I operated that way. I shamed myself for not selling more, for not pushing harder, for taking time off. I compared myself when I wasn’t walking across the stage,… Read More »

Editor’s Letter: Let’s Talk About Money

When I think of the list of reasons I started my consulting business (before Aisle Planner came into my life), money wasn’t one of them. But, it definitely was one of the things that scared me after I did. I had decided to take the plunge into self-employment because a) I figured out that I… Read More »

That’s a Wrap! Aisle Planner’s 2017 End of the Year Round-Up

Well—2017 is officially coming to a close and I’m so happy to say we had one productive year here at Aisle Planner! From launching brand-new business tools for busy pros to sponsoring some exciting creative conferences, our team had quite the crazy-busy year. As someone who founded this company with the sole goal of empowering… Read More »

Prepping Your Business for Next Year: 5 Tips for Closing Out the Year and Ringing in the Next

As small business owners and wedding pros, we’re constantly on the go and so often feel as though we’re drinking out of a firehose (sound familiar, anyone?)—but the year’s end usually offers a small (albeit maybe miniscule) window of time to assess, update, and refresh our business practices. And doing so is key for building… Read More »

How to Make Your Proposal Stand Out

Engagement season is in full swing which means booking season is coming in hot! And, as you prepare to dish out proposals like it’s your job (actually, it is) we wanted to talk about ways to help you build proposals that will have your potential clients asking “where can I sign?” Read on for 5… Read More »

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