From Golf Caddy to Gift Invitations – My first year in business

In this first of a new series we talk to wedding business owners about their first year in business. This week it’s Jo Harrison, founder of Premurosa which means thoughtful in Italian. What do you do? We create unique invitation gift boxes – invitations which include a gift and can be posted directly through a … Read more

New wave wedding vendors – 5 new types of wedding business

There’s something very traditional about weddings. With customs and etiquette that have been passed down through the generations. But the wedding industry is also incredibly innovative – adapting to changes in fashion, lifestyles and society with speed and creativity. Every year we see new trends and new types of wedding services appear. Some burst on … Read more

Pricing your Wedding Services

Pricing your wedding services

Setting your prices is often the most tricky aspect of setting up a wedding business. Start too low and you will be very busy for very little reward. Too high and it will be hard to attract any clients. Either way you will struggle to build a viable business. At the most basic level, there … Read more

Bootstrapping your business – Great Productivity Tools

Bootstrapping – carrying out activities with minimum resources – is all too familiar to most small business and wedding start ups. Guest author Oli Wood of Wedding Tales talks about the productivity tools he has used to get his new business up and running. “Since founding in January we’ve made use of a whole … 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