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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 »

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 »

5 Tips for Finding and Refining Your Written Voice

As someone who earns her living writing and editing, I can attest to the fact that one of the hardest parts of writing is developing the right voice. Whether it’s a fictional short story you’re writing for fun (wait, people consider that fun?) or copy for a Facebook ad you’re running (this is probably more… Read More »

How to Leave a Lasting Impression with Your Clients

This month, we’re focusing on the idea of being absolutely, undeniably unforgettable. And, as small business owners and wedding professionals who often rely on word-of-mouth, there’s no better place to start making an impact than with our clients. Today, then, we’re talking our top tips for leaving a lasting impression with your clients. From cultivation… Read More »

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