Series: Covid-19

GROWING ON SOCIAL MEDIA WITHOUT RECENT WEDDING PHOTOS: Episode 186

When the pandemic began causing the shutdown of weddings and events across the country, many of us thought it would be a short-term situation. Not having new wedding images to post on social media seemed like no problem… for a few months. But those few months have turned into nearly nine. How can wedding industry…

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WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT VIRTUAL EVENTS: Episode 183

Who would have thought way back in 2019 that virtual events would be a thing? You guys… it’s a thing, and they don’t seem to be going away anytime soon. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting about virtual events, some tips to know if you’re trying to take them…

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JUGGLING A FULL-TIME JOB AND YOUR WEDDING BUSINESS: Episode 181

Owning a wedding business right now is certainly not as profitable as it used to be. With events postponing and cancelling and fewer new bookings coming in, many wedding industry entrepreneurs are looking at their finances wondering if it’s the time to get a “real job.” In this week’s episode of the This Week In…

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THE REALITY OF THE EVENTS INDUSTRY: Episode 180

The events industry is all about creating the pretty. But let’s be honest… things aren’t so pretty right now. With events postponing and canceling and most vendors seeing fewer inquiries coming in than in years past, being in the wedding industry right now is no joke. In this week’s episode of the This Week In…

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STAYING PRODUCTIVE DURING YOUR DOWN TIME: Episode 179

With fewer events taking place in 2020, wedding industry entrepreneurs have more down time than normal. And for so many of us who thrive when we’re overly busy, staying productive when things are slower is a challenging task. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a time management…

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MENTALLY PREPARING FOR EVENTS DURING COVID-19: Episode 178

Depending on where you live, micro-weddings may be the only option in your area. Or… a bash for 400 guests might still be a thing! Not only are the rules all over the place, but a wedding pro’s personal beliefs on whether live events should be taking place during a pandemic certainly make the situation…

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WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR COVID-19 IMPOSED SABBATICAL – Episode 160

With events not taking place throughout the country in the near future, wedding pros are being forced to take time off. But what are you doing during the down time to make it productive? In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with wedding planner Sara Bauleke, who is no…

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EMBRACING FEAR IN YOUR WEDDING BUSINESS – Episode 159

With so much unknown about when events will take place again, it’s no wonder that wedding pros around the world have fear. Fear of the unknown. Fear of change. Fear about money. Fear about what will happen with their businesses and livelihood. But what if we could use that fear as motivation instead of something…

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HOW TO WORK FROM HOME EFFICIENTLY – Episode 157

If you’re anything like us, you’ve been thrown into a whole new world where it’s difficult to tell what day it is, your workspace isn’t what it used to be, and your “co-workers” (a.k.a. children) don’t understand what business hours are. Welcome to the new world of shelter-in-place and working from home! In this week’s…

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RISK AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT IN THE FACE OF THE CORONAVIRUS – Episode 156

If there’s one thing that the coronavirus has taught us, it’s that as business owners we can never be too prepared. Just like a tornado or an earthquake, COVID-19 is a disaster, and now that the event world has a little bit of down time because of it, what should we be doing to be…

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