If WeddingIQ is a Relay, This is Me Passing the Baton...

Allow me to kick off this post with a bit of truth: I've written, deleted, and re-written it over and over, trying to make it perfect, or at least worthy of a "farewell." Unfortunately, those perfect words haven't come yet, so I figured I'd just do what I do in my personal conversations: just come out with it.

I'm very happy to announce that I'm passing the WeddingIQ torch to a trusted colleague whose contributions to this blog, and to the wedding industry, are well-known; someone whose star is definitely on the rise when it comes to speaking to, consulting with and educating event business owners...

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We're Not Letting WeddingIQ Be Foiled by Fear Anymore - Here's Why, and Here's What's Next

We're Not Letting WeddingIQ Be Foiled by Fear Anymore - Here's Why, and Here's What's Next

How often do you feel afraid as you run your business?

Maybe it's that you feel you project a level of success or expertise that you haven't quite earned, and that makes you feel like a fraud. Or maybe you feel like you're hiding behind a professional image that's too traditionally businesslike, feminine/masculine, conservative or "high-end" and you don't truly identify with it. Or, maybe you're scared shitless of the enormity of running a business, knowing what's at stake for you, your dependents, the clients who hire you and the colleagues who refer you.

I'd venture to guess we've all had those fearful feelings at some point or another. I certainly have; in fact, I have them pretty much on the regular.

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Meet the New WeddingIQ! How Our Site Can Help You Transform Your Wedding Biz

Meet the New WeddingIQ! How Our Site Can Help You Transform Your Wedding Biz

It's here, it's here!

A few months back, Kyle and I began working on a refresh of the WeddingIQ website. Honestly, our initial motivation was to have a site that was easier for us to update. Once we got started, though, our goal quickly expanded to become a complete transformation, not only of how WeddingIQ would look, but also how it would help to support small business owners within the wedding industry.

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The Last-Ever WeddingIQ Post...(On This Site)

The Last-Ever WeddingIQ Post...(On This Site)

The month of April is almost through, which means we're just three days away from launching the next phase of WeddingIQ! Kyle and I have been working diligently on an entirely new website and multiple new offerings that will help us continue our mission of supporting small businesses and raising the bar for professionalism in the wedding industry.

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Banish Busy Season Burnout With Jen's WeddingWire Education Center Post!

Banish Busy Season Burnout With Jen's WeddingWire Education Center Post!

Wedding season is officially upon us - at an industry networking event earlier this week, almost every wedding pro I spoke with said they're kicking into high gear starting this month, and the same goes for my own company.

With that in mind, I'm excited to share my WeddingWire Education Expert piece for April, "Five Business Tweaks to Make Before Busy Season Hits." I've covered the major areas of your business to examine before you get swamped with events.

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