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Am I Ready to Build a Team?

You’ve heard the cheesy phrase, “There’s no I in team” but we disagree. Here you are…you, yourself, a team of one. You started with a vision, you put in the good work, you wore many hats, and now you have created an unbelievable...

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10 Must Ask Interview Questions For Hiring

Deciding to hire an event assistant is a big step in your business. One piece of hiring that can be very nerve-wracking for both the business owner and the candidate is the interview!

How do you know what questions to ask that will give you a solid understanding of whether or not someone is the right fit as an event assistant?

Having been around the block for hiring, especially hiring wedding planner assistants, we’ve narrowed it down to 10 must-ask interview questions for hiring event assistants. Let’s dive in!


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Independent Contractors vs. Employees

There’s a super thin line between what makes someone an independent contractor or an employee, which can make it really confusing when you are determining between the two. So how do you decide who to add to your team?

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Welcome to our Blog

You'll find resources to help you BUILD YOUR TEAM, WORK LESS, AND MAKE MORE AS YOU GROW YOUR BUSINESS. we hope these resources will help you on your journey of building a team, and that you'll reach out to us if we can provide additional support.  Enjoy!

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So you’re at the point in scaling your business where you’re ready to bring on team members, but should you bring on an independent contractors vs. employees? Or vice versa? First off, congratulations! That’s a huge step, and you’re one step closer to finally having more room on your plate to continue doing what you […]

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Deciding to bring a VA into your wedding business can be both exciting and scary. Maybe you’ve been so used to doing this business thing on your own that you’re unnerved at the thought of someone else taking over certain processes. Or perhaps you’ve just been building a team without any sort of clear process, […]

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You’ve heard us say it before: Having an email list is awesome because you own it. You don’t have to worry about fighting for virtual real estate, making sure you’re doing everything you can to work with a platform’s algorithm, and hoping that your strategies will pay off. With an email list, you already know […]

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Should you create a listing on The Knot or WeddingWire? This is a question we at The Abundance Group get from our students so often. All of our members who have an account have had different experiences with these platforms. Some people think it’s a necessary evil– that everyone is on there so they need […]

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At some point in your business journey, if it hasn’t happened yet, you’ll think you had a great sales conversation with a client. They were kind, attentive, and from what you could tell, the conversation went great! As far as you know, they seemed ready to book with you right then and there. But then […]

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There’s one crucial step to starting a wedding business (or any business at that), and that step is branding. Your business’ brand identity is what sets you apart from other businesses, and it allows you to eventually become recognizable to your audience when showing up across multiple platforms. This step in starting a business can […]

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No matter how long you’ve been in business or how experienced you are, everyone is bound to make a few mistakes. You would be surprised how many mistakes we’ve made along the way, but it’s only natural to have a few bumps in the road or for things not to go as planned. Over time […]

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So, you feel like you’ve been doing everything you can in your wedding business, but you’re seeing a plateau in sales. There aren’t many leads coming in, and you just aren’t happy with where your business is currently. Having your own business is never easy, and it can especially feel very competitive in the wedding […]

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There’s one thing that every business needs, regardless of the industry, and that’s a project management tool. They’re important for keeping up with tasks that need to be completed, and it allows you to have all of your processes and workflows in one place, which is extremely helpful for wedding professionals. There are many different […]

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There are numerous reasons for wanting to explore organic ways of marketing your wedding business, and they don’t all have to be because you’re new in business, needing to make some budget cuts, or somewhere in between. Oftentimes, organic marketing can be just as effective as paid advertising if you’re consistent with it and dedicate […]

35 Ways to Market Your Wedding Business (Without Paid Ads)
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There’s likely come a point when growing your wedding business that you’ve heard of email marketing, but you probably weren’t sure it was right for you, it didn’t seem like a priority or necessary, or you just didn’t have time to start. All of these are valid reasons to not want to start a list, […]

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​​There will come a time when you’re just not able to take on a client. There’s a plethora of reasons why you would decide not to work with a client, whether you just didn’t like their personality, you don’t have time, what they want is outside of your scope of work, etc. However, saying no […]

How to Turn Down Clients

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