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FREE DOWNLOADS

Cashing in on Bridal Trade Shows: Packed full of ideas to increase your sales at your next bridal show, including setting up your booth, using social media, dealing with “price-only” shoppers, and strategies to use before, during, and after the show to make your investment pay off!  $4.99 at Scribd.

Social Media for Wedding Vendors: Hints for using social media in your business.

“Weddings Are Freakin’ Expensive”: Wonderful infographic packed with wedding cost statistics.

Meet Jennifer: Today’s Millennial Bride: Detailed demographic profile of today’s bride.

The Basics of Social Media: Downloadable tip sheets for using Facebook, Twitter, and e-newsletters from Full Bloom Marketing.

BUSINESS COACHING RESOURCES

The Knot: Research and Resources for wedding vendors (free articles and webinars)

Book More Brides: regular newsletters full of excellent marketing and sales ideas. Free registration.

Think Like a Bride: Facebook Page and business consulting. Good ideas. Follow her on Twitter @christineboulton

Bride Attraction: Marketing consultant for wedding vendors.

Full Bloom Marketing & NCWWeddings.com: Smart marketing, PR, and business strategies for small businesses, non-profits, and wedding vendors. Contact Owner Kelly Allen at Kelly@ncwweddings.com or 206.445.3659.

 

HELPFUL ARTICLES ABOUT MILLENNIAL CLIENTS

For Millennials, It’s More About Personal Style Than Luxury (NY Times 11/2/10)

Media Savvy Gen Y Finds Smart and Funny ‘Is New Rock ‘n’ Roll'” (Ad Age 10/11/10)

The Millennials: Confident, Connected, Open to Change (Pew Research Report 2/24/10)

You Tube Video with author Neil Howe on “60 Minutes” discussing Millennials

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

The Basics of Social Media: Downloadable tip sheets for using Facebook, Twitter, and e-newsletters from Full Bloom Marketing.

Social Media Examiner: Just about anything you want to know about social media, you can find on SME. And the article will be clear, helpful, and usable.

Mashable: Another great website with user-friendly resources and articles.

Books by Gary Vaynerchuk are excellent resources for creating valuable content for your clients and for using social media to promote your business. Start with Crush It!, then try The Thank You Economy and his latest, Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook. They are all available at Amazon.com.

 

Please let us know if you need help or resources that aren’t listed here. We’ll do the legwork for you. E-Mail Kelly@ncwweddings.com.