Putting together a backup plan for your wedding business

back up plan

We don’t like to think about what could go wrong but having a backup plan can mean the difference between your business surviving or going under when the unexpected happens. My disaster In July 2007 my wedding crafts business flooded. We had to move out of our workshop for 4 weeks. Luckily we only lost … Read more

New Wedding Trend or just a Fad?

New wedding trend or just a fab?

Having taken a few months off from the wedding industry recently, it’s fascinating to see what’s new, what’s changed – and what hasn’t. It got me looking further back to all the changes I’ve seen over the years, which of the “latest trends” stayed the distance and which sunk quickly without a trace. The experts … Read more

Profile – Moments by Wayne

moments by wayne

This month our featured business is Moments By Wayne. Wayne Gurnick has been involved in the wedding and events industry since 1985 and the way he has grown and adapted his business over the years makes his story a true tale of wedding entrepreneurship.  Larisa, Waynes’s wife, joined the business in 2010 and is taking … Read more

How much do you think you are worth?

Have you worked out how much you value yourself recently? If you intend to have a business rather than simply making some money from a hobby, then putting a value on your time is an essential part of your pricing and business planning. Creative people frequently underestimate the time and effort involved in creating their … Read more