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Facing the Future with a Fresh Look: Introducing Aisle Planner 2.0

Aisle Planner launched in the midst of our industry’s “digital revolution.” Technology had already begun to drive our own consumer expectations for better, more efficient online experiences with the brands we love and the businesses we sought our products and services from. Merchants and service providers alike began the transformation from the traditional, analog, “three… Read More »

Preventing Burnout

If you’re like most wedding professionals, you’re not only burning the candle at both ends, but you’re burning it in the middle, too. For most people, the clients are on one end of the candle and the duties of your business are on the other. In the middle of the burning candle is YOU, your life,… Read More »

How to Incorporate Media Into Your Growing Business

It’s no secret that we live in an age of digital media. But, learning how to navigate the complex world of online content isn’t always easy. Whether you’re a large firm or a solopreneur, media opportunities are more important than ever to build credibility within the industry, create brand awareness, and help position yourself in… Read More »

Leading From the Front: Scott Key Joins the Aisle Planner Advisory Board

From the beginning, Aisle Planner has kept a fierce focus on its leadership in both innovation and advocacy for the weddings and special events industry. The creativity and grit of our professional community continues to inspire us. And, we remain driven to build a platform so powerful to be a part of every wedding, every… Read More »

The Importance of Online Reviews and How AP Makes it Easy

It’s almost that time of year! The trees are changing colors, the air is crisp, and proposals are being meticulously planned as we speak. Engagement season begins in late November and goes all the way up until Valentine’s Day. As you prepare for this engagement season, let’s talk about all things reviews.  As humans, we… Read More »

10 Things to Do to Prep for Busy Season

We know October has only just begun. But, before you know it, the busy season will be winding down and you’ll have some free time to spare. During this time, while things are a little slower, is the best time to get ahead and strengthen your foundation before your calendar fills up again! Here are… Read More »

The Foundation Comes First

It’s been over five years since we launched Aisle Planner. In that time, we’ve grown from an idea born in a garage to becoming a real company. We started with one customer. Now, we have thousands of planners, venues, florists, caterers and photographers using our software. They’re managing their businesses and planning and executing events… Read More »

The Value of Mentorship

Unfortunately, too many times in the wedding and events industry, mentoring can be a challenge to navigate. Some people with vast experience are afraid to share for fear of competition; while newer people may think they’re learning everything they need to know online. I think that in my twenty-plus years of wedding planning I’ve spent equal… Read More »

Time Management: Putting the Proper Tools in Place

“If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I would spend the first four hours sharpening the axe”. As President Abraham Lincoln knew, there will only ever be 24 hours in a day. This scientific fact is true no matter how hard we try to make time magically appear.Managing your business, planning your… Read More »

5 Tips to Keep Team Communications in Check

Nothing can stall a project or spin it into chaos like uncontrolled communication. In either case, productivity comes to a standstill. Having the right detail and team communication management tools in place (like the publisher of this article, hint, hint), wedding pros can keep their clients, team members and partners linked together and informed 24/7…. Read More »

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