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Month: January 2017

SEO For Your Wedding Venue

SEO For Your Wedding Venue

SEO For Wedding Venues Here at Event Temple, we are constantly discovering new ways to use our software that we never expected. We purposefully built it to be something powerful and multi-use, almost like google drive, where you can manipulate it to use it for a variety of things. I am also using it at my own business, Airwaves Music, a Wedding DJ Business based in Vancouver, with 6 cities across Canada that I’ve had for nearly a decade now. One of…

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Wedding Business Software

Wedding Business Software

There is a lot of software out there that you can use to run your wedding business. In fact, there are software companies catering to many niches within the wedding industry. So if you are a florist, there is a software program built specifically for you. The same if you are a DJ, or a venue. Since we’re in the software business, we wanted to know exactly how many wedding business software companies there were, what they all did and…

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Free Proposal and Contract Software!

Free Proposal and Contract Software!

Are you looking for the deal of the decade? Well you’ve found it! Seriously. A couple of weeks ago after some long chats (some may call it mild arguing) we decided that even though we’ve been spending almost 6 months creating our contract and proposal software, we are going to be giving it away for FREE. It was a difficult decision because so much time and resources went into building the software, but we realized it would be very helpful…

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Your Mindset In Business

Your Mindset In Business

The other day I wrote a blog post all about how a photography company started by 3 men in a basement achieved compound marketing growth and turned into a $20 million dollar company booking 8000 weddings per year. I spent all day studying the business because I knew that they had to have cracked marketing in order to book that many weddings. If they booked even 50% of their weddings, which is a high conversion rate, then that means they were getting upwards…

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Compound Growth For Your Wedding Venue

Compound Growth For Your Wedding Venue

One of my hobbies for a long time has been learning about investing and studying the thinking of great investors like Warren Buffett (no my significant other doesn’t think it’s cool either). One thing I recently discovered is that the principles of investing can be applied to owning a wedding venue business. In fact, the most powerful principle in the investing world, compound interest, can be applied to almost any wedding venue through what I call compound marketing return. Compound Interest…

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Knowing Your Critical Sales Numbers

Knowing Your Critical Sales Numbers

  Have you ever heard the phrase “what gets measured, gets managed”? It’s one of my favourite and it basically just means that the numbers you keep an eye on are the numbers that are most likely to change and improve. So today, I wanted to talk a little bit about the key numbers that every wedding venue owner/manager needs to know about their business. These are the numbers that will make or break your business and will cause you…

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Sales Secrets For Wedding Venues

Sales Secrets For Wedding Venues

  Let’s face it, marketing your wedding venue can be hard. When you ask most successful wedding vendors how they grew their business, the most common answer you’ll get is “word of mouth”, but that’s not always entirely the way. In fact, I recently stumbled upon George Street Photo and Video, the largest wedding photography company in the United States and I realized that a huge part of their marketing budget is something anybody can replicate. George Street Photo is an interesting case…

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