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Wedding Bands

Wedding Band guitar One of the most important things at a wedding is the wedding bands. It’s something special that both the bride and the groom will be able to wear, always. It will remind them of the vows they made and off the great love that they share with the other person. This is one thing that must accompany any wedding…it wont be the same without these special things that the bride and groom can share.

Make sure you both get wedding bands that the other person likes. Getting married is something that will be forever, so you must love the ring that you will be having on your finger. Discuss your likes and dislikes with each other and make the choosing and buying process a little easier.

The prices of wedding bands differ quite a bit so get prices from all jewelry stores in your town and also check out a few online stores. You can sit in the comfort of your own home and browse through a large number of galleries displaying all types and designs. You will definitely be able to find something that you like. Also get your partner involved and let him or her also look at the pictures to see what they like.

Once you both know which designs and sizes you want then you know what your wedding band budget should be and you can start saving until you can afford to buy the rings. But make sure to check out a number of places before you make the decision on where to buy. Ask the shops any questions that you might have about the jewelry of their payment options.

If you are using wedding bands from grandmas or grandpa’s then have the jewelry cleaned before the wedding at a proper jewelry shop. That will ensure that they are nice and shiny on the wedding day and they will look brand new. It will also look much nicer on the wedding pictures if the bands have been cleaned.

Make sure to put the wedding bands away in a safe place until the wedding. You don’t want them to get lost or stolen right before the wedding. You should also have these insured the moment you buy them incase anything happens then at least you know you have insurance. This is one thing you don’t want to forget.

On the day of the wedding make sure the wedding bands go into the right hands of whoever you choose to look after the rings until its time to exchange them. Choose a responsible person and not the party animal in the family to look after these 2 precious things.

The wedding bands will truly make you feel a lot of love and happiness long after the wedding is over. It just “seals the deal” for lack of a better phrase. Start getting your plans ready and organize all the things I mentioned above to ensure the wedding band part of your wedding goes completely smoothly.

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Kyle BrownJoin me as I talk about my success with networking events.  I will show you how to make the most of these type of opportunities.

I will cover topics like;

  • How to start a conversation and long to stay in that conversation.
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Congratulation to our new Dean of Education!

Rick BrewerWe are proud to announce our new Dean of Education. Rick Brewer has been educating wedding professionals for years and has a deep knowledge of the specifics of marketing and selling for weddings and events. Rick has worked one on one with hundreds of wedding professionals and we are thrilled to have him on staff now to help our membership grow their businesses. Rick has spoken to our group twice and to over 250 other groups with great success.

To mark this new appointment, Rick has graciously offered our members a substantial reduction in the cost of his educational programs. Rick has recorded 21 separate programs that teach the best practices in marketing and selling to brides. This extensive library is available for immediate download and the price is something so low that Rick has asked we not advertise it (you can see the price before you check out. Rick wants you to benefit from this catalog of materials to help build your business and has lowered the price to it’s lowest price ever with new titles included)

Here is the link:
http://www.weddingbusinessmarketing.com/complete-product-for-download/

You can see a brief video describing the wedding business education library as well as descriptions of each program. Again- ignore the price tag that is on the button and see the reduced price when you click through. This reduction in price applies only to the complete set, not the individual recordings. Don’t get me wrong, the individual recordings are a great deal and have sold for three times that price and were well worth that.

Be sure to reach out to Rick and welcome him aboard the Bridal Association of America and
check out his library of materials that will help to make this your best year yet of your business.

http://www.weddingbusinessmarketing.com/complete-product-for-download/

 

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How is a Limousine Made?

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Have you ever wondered how they make a stretch Limousine? We have got a great video from the TV show How Its Made. This short little 5 minute Video will give you an inside glance at just how a stretch limousine is cut and extended. You will see how they cut the limo, install the safety glass, put on that vinyl roof and even see some of the cool lighting. Check it out.

Fashion show produced by Enchanted Bridal Boutique

Regardless of whether you are a wedding professional seeking to learn more about the amazing industry we’re all part of or if you are a bride searching for the best and most stunning wedding gown, we are sure the big Bridal Show we have planned for you at the end of this month will be truly spectacular for you.

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Not only will we bring in one of the most famous names of the entire industry – David Tutera – but we’re also going to showcase some of his latest wedding dress designs too.

What are some of the most important things to know about this bridal show and about Enchanted Bridal Boutique and David Tutera? We have gathered them right below – so read on and find out more!

  • The Bridal Event takes place on January 31st, Sunday. However, the fashion show will take place on Saturday . Please remember that General Admission tickets will not provide you entrance for the show – but the VIP, Platinum VIP and Dinner tickets will.
  • The show is produced by Enchanted Bridal Boutique and it will focus on David Tutera’s 2016 collection – so if you want a sneak peek into this year’s most beautiful wedding gown trends, you should definitely attend the event.
  • Every single dress created under the David Tutera name is unique in its own way. Intricate but timelessly elegant and never too crowded, these gowns are meant to celebrate femininity and grace – and they are also meant to make every lady feel amazingly special for her Big Day.

Want to learn more about the Bridal Event and what it will include? Want to see how you can book your tickets for the end of the month event at Kern County Fairgrounds? Come visit Bridal Association of America’s website and find out everything you need to know!

Are you a wedding professional, and want to ask David Tutera questions? Find out how you can!

As one of the greatest names in the today’s wedding industry, David Tutera is an inspiration for us all. Charismatic, talented, creative and definitely unique, David is the kind of wedding professional that provides exquisite, high-end services that not only make brides and grooms truly happy, but also push the entire wedding industry further.

If you are a wedding professional, and if you want to ask David Tutera a question, you should definitely know that this is more than doable – and sooner than you think too! Here at Bridal Association of America, we have planned a truly special Bridal Event at the end of January – and our guest of honor will be none other than the amazing David Tutera!

How to be among those who actually meet and greet him? What are some of the most important things to know about our Bridal Event?

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  • The event will take place on January 31st at a Kern County Fairgrounds nd it will include a fashion show with David Tutera’s latest wedding gowns, a meet and greet with him and a dinner party where you can be invited too. After the fashion show, David will get on stage and answer some of your questions – so if you have something on your mind, make sure to come to our Bridal Event and ask him!
  • There are multiple types of tickets meant to suit your needs and your budget. From the General Admission Ticket (which will guarantee your entrance at the Bridal Event) to the Dinner Ticket (which will guarantee you a special place at dinner with David before the show), there’s something for everyone.
  • If you are interested in a meet & greet with David Tutera too, and if you want to have your book signed by him, please keep in mind that only VIP Tickets and Dinner Tickets can do this for you.

Want to learn more about the Bridal Event and the tickets available? Come visit Bridal Association of America and book your ticket as soon as possible! We guarantee this event will be absolutely memorable!

 

Have Dinner with David Tutera

Not everyone can say that they have ever met a celebrity – much less actually having dinner with someone famous! However, here at Bridal Association of America, we will provide you with this unique opportunity at the end of January! We’re inviting David Tutera for dinner and you are more than welcomed to join us as well!

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What are some of the most important things to know about David Tutera’s work and our Bridal Event? We have gathered some info right below – so read on and find out more.

  • A true visionary of our age, David Tutera started his career at the early age of 19. With his grandfather’s advice in mind and with one first client, David built a business that is world-renowned for its creativity, elegance and uniqueness. An attentive planner, an exquisite designer and a man who knows how to create stunning beauty out of the ordinary, David Tutera is one of the biggest names in the wedding industry.
  • Bridal Association of America is genuinely proud to have him present at our event on January 30th and 31st. The Bridal Event will take place at Kern County Bridal Association and it will include a showcase of Tutera’s latest collection, a discussion with him and a VIP dinner where you can actually meet this amazingly talented person.
  • We have provided you with multiple ticket options and they are selling really fast, so if you want to catch a spot on our Meet and Greet with David Tutera, you should definitely hurry up!

Want to find out more about Bridal Association of America’s Bridal Event, what it will include and how you can book tickets? Come visit our website and let’s start 2016 in grand style together with one of the most talented people in the entire wedding industry!

 

Celebrity Meet & Greet with David Tutera

Few people have the rare gift of inspiring us like David Tutera does. Unique and incredibly successful for the obvious reasons, David has made us feel really lucky for being part of this amazing industry – and he definitely made us all want to be better at what we do!

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At the beginning of 2016, Bridal Association of America is proud to host one of the most important events so far – the Bridal Event, where you will have the chance to actually meet & greet with the amazing David Tutera!

Here are some of the things you will want to know about our Bridal Event:

  • It will take place on January 30th and 31st at Kern County Bridal Association and it will be comprised out of multiple “treats” aimed at wedding professionals.
  • The Bridal Event will include a stunning showcasing of David Tutera’s new line of wedding dresses for 2016 (and the fashion show will be brought to you by Enchanted Bridal Boutique).
  • Furthermore, David Tutera will also get on stage and he will speak about weddings and his ideas. Also, he will be ready to answer questions as well – so if you have something to ask him, make sure you’re here for our event!
  • In addition to all this, the event will also give you the opportunity to meet and greet with this giant of the wedding industry – so buying a VIP ticket will be more than worth it!

Want to learn more about our Bridal Event and how you can join us? Come visit Bridal Association of America and see what ticket options you have and how you can book your spot on the biggest and most fabulous event of 2016! We guarantee you will love every single second of this huge surprise we have prepared for you!

Learn to Sell Like a Pro Does

Running a wedding business can be so rewarding and from so many points of view – especially when you consider how much happiness you can bring people! The big smiles, the dreams you help materialize, the great celebrations of love and commitment – there’s really nothing to compare with being in the wedding industry.

And while this may be one of the best things about working as a wedding vendor, the harsh truth is that selling is absolutely crucial for the success of your business. How to do it, though? How to sell like a real pro does? We have gathered some tips for you – so read on to find out more.

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  • Believe in yourself and in the product you offer. You are unique and your product/service is of the highest quality there is. You can make brides and grooms genuinely happy with your talent. You can make their dreams come true. Believe in yourself and your product’s features! That’s the first step to success regardless of whether you are a florist, a planner or a stationery designer.
  • Don’t under-price your services. You may be tempted to believe that offering your products for a smaller price will attract more couples. That might be correct, but only under certain circumstances. In general though, it is a much better idea to never under-price yourself – it makes couples think your services are of a lower quality and it can very easily push them to your competitors’ backyard.
  • Don’t give up. Really, don’t do that no matter how difficult it may get. Selling is a very hard thing to do – and when things don’t go your way, you should be prepared to not give up and move on stronger than ever. Be ready to face unexpected questions, be ready to not take it personally, be ready to fail now and again – but more than anything, be ready to rise above everything and make your business a true success!

Bridal Association of America has brought together the most exquisite wedding professionals in the U.S. – and being part of our great team here can really help you connect, sell more and make more couples happy with your services. Come visit us, take a look at what it takes to become a member and join the best of the best in the American wedding industry!

To make sure you start your New Year in full force, we have prepared something truly special for you – the Bridal Event at Kern County Fairgrounds, on January 30th and 31st. The event will bring together some of the most amazing wedding vendors in the U.S. – and, to top everything in grand style, we have also invited famous David Tutera to join us! Come visit our website and book your ticket for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – you will love every single second of it!

Photo Credit: Flickr/Jim Larrison

How To Build a Solid Social Media Marketing Foundation

In a world where even a 5-year old is permanently connected to the Internet and where Social Media has become an integral part of our daily lives, running a business without a great online presence is almost as unsuccessful as running a business without any kind of plan.

If you work in the bridal industry, you know very well how important it is that you have a solid Social Media marketing foundation – especially considering how many brides search the Internet and the Social Media when planning their Big Day.

How to build a great Social Media marketing foundation, though? We have gathered some tips to help you – so read on to find out more.

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  • Find your target audience. You cannot attract ideal clients if you don’t know how they “look” like. So one of the first steps in creating a truly successful Social Media marketing campaign is to know very well who your target audience is. Who are your clients? What kind of weddings do they like? How much can they afford to spend on their Big Day? Questions like these are very important, so take them seriously.
  • Find your voice. There are a million-and-one Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram accounts dedicated to weddings. And yet, there’s only one “you”. Find what makes you unique, find what your business’ “voice” is and push these into your Social Media campaigns. Make yourself recognizable in a sea of wedding professionals “fighting” for the same brides and grooms.
  • Keep it 80/20. If you want to make sure you don’t bore your potential clients, create your Social Media posts according to the 80/20 rule. In other words, post 80% about your wedding business and 20% about things that might be interesting for your brides, but which are not related to your business per se.

The Bridal Association of America has brought together some of the most exquisite and talented wedding professionals in the US. If you want to network, if you want to meet likeminded pros and if you want to be recommended by other amazing vendors, make sure to contact us and see how our association works.

And if you haven’t planned anything for January 31st, come see the biggest event of the year at the Kern County Fairgrounds. Not only are we planning a lot of inspiring surprises for you, but we have invited the magnificent David Tutera himself to join us as well! So, if you want to meet and greet with one of the most important people in the wedding industry of the moment and hear what he has to say, you should definitely book your ticket for our Bridal Event! We guarantee it will be absolutely unforgettable!