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Tech Takeaways from Wedding MBA: Build a Better Website

Everyone knows the value of a great website but do you know how to build one? We sat in on Steve Dziedzic’s (Director of Product at the Knot) session about web design to learn from one of the wedding industry’s best innovators. Here’s what he said. Keep It Simple Skip all of the fancy stuff!… Read More »

Integrating Technology Into Your Planning Business

We love a good legal-pad to-do list as much as the next planner (there’s just something about taking pen to paper and crossing off that item that’s been haunting you for three days), but sometimes our industry can call for the use of updated business tools in order to get the job done (with as… Read More »

Introduction to Notes

As expert wedding planners, taking notes and keeping track of every little detail is a big part of our everyday workflow. Meeting notes, cake tasting notes, ceremony details and packing lists are just some of the things we document throughout the planning process. Being able to locate, reference, and share these gems of information ultimately… Read More »

Member Spotlight: Satin & Snow

Brittany Frid is the founder of Satin & Snow, in Ottawa, Canada. After establishing the country’s first fine art wedding blog, she decided to start offering design and planning services and is now expanding her team to two additional cities! Brittany is a savvy, driven and out-of-the-box thinker and we were so excited to speak… Read More »

5 Tasks to Delegate

Part of what draws people to becoming an event planner is a love of—get ready for it—control. And I mean that in the best way possible. We’re people who love organization and charts and timelines and, more than anything, being in control of the outcome of one single event. We like holding the reins and… Read More »

Something Old, Something New

The Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue wedding tradition is one that every bride has heard of (and heard of, and heard of). So today, we wanted to steer clear of the tried-and-true ideas for fulfilling each of these charms and offer up a modern-twist on a (very) old wedding tradition. Before we… Read More »

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 6 Tips You’ll Actually Use

As wedding planners, it’s easy to get stuck in a workflow rut. The thought of changing the way we plan, work, organize and communicate sounds like–what else?–more work. I completely get (and am often guilty of) that mindset. But, the truth is, taking a chunk of time to set a plan for optimizing the way… Read More »

Member Spotlight: Cindy Salgado Wedding Design & Events

Aisle Planner Cindy Salgado is a destination wedding specialist in Tuscany, Italy. Originally from Mexico, she ended up in Italy after traveling to the country in college. Now she is one of the premier wedding specialists in the area and is hosting Italia Amore, an Italian luxury wedding convention, later this fall. We spoke with… Read More »

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