Starting a Wedding Business: What I wish I had known

The wedding industry is unique in so many ways. It’s one of the things I love about it! But that uniqueness brings it’s own issues. A lot of the general small business advice you read needs to be adapted (not too much scope for repeat sales, for example). And there are some things you’ll only … Read more

Bootstrapping your wedding business start-up

When it comes to starting a wedding business most of us have bucketloads of passion, creativity and energy – but not much hard cash. Welcome to small business bootstrapping! What is bootstrapping? It’s a term used to describe starting a business with limited funds and certainly no outside investment.  Basically, it’s all about being thrifty … Read more

4 Ways to get your wedding business started

Dream of working in the wedding industry

Do you dream of working in the wedding industry? I regularly receive emails from people who’d love to own a wedding business but don’t know where to begin. Often they’ve recently organised their own wedding and enjoyed it so much they don’t want to stop. Many successful wedding businesses started this way, but, while planning … Read more

Start a wedding photography business

wedding photographer

Many people dream of turning their photography hobby into a thriving wedding business. You love taking photos of people – you’ve maybe taken some shots at a family wedding and everyone said how great they were. So how do you take your passion and create a successful (and profitable) business? Is it for you? Do … Read more

Start a Wedding Cake Business

You’re a skilled baker and love all things sugar and chocolate. You’re the person friends and family call on when they need a birthday or celebration cake, so could you expand into wedding cake making and build a business from your talent? Things to consider: You must understand and conform to local hygiene regulations. Unless … Read more

Start a Wedding Stationery Business

If you are creative and love papercrafts, then a wedding stationery business could be for you. Here are our top tips to help you get started: First of all, is it for you? Pros: can be run from home does not require a large upfront investment. can work flexible hours around other commitments Cons: very … Read more