Tag: lifehacks

5 Irreverent Words That May Save Your Event Business

5 Irreverent Words That May Save Your Event Business

Note: This post contains copious amounts of F-bombs, so if you are easily offended, STOP READING NOW and maybe grow a thicker skin; it will also help you in running an event business … or any other business, for that matter. Say this with me … “I don’t give a fuck.” Repeat … “I don’t ...

Short Event Lead Times Best Practices

How to overcome short event lead times in 8 steps

The Great Recession started a trend that has caused many sleepless nights and short fingernails for event planners and event venue managers alike. Because revenues and income dropped for many companies and individuals, event budgets got a lot tighter and people were reluctant to commit to a big event 8-18 months out. Instead, they often ...

Top Traits of Successful Event Planners

Top 8 Traits of Successful Event Planners

In the last few years we have met many event planners who have recently started an event management business, and often we wondered if some of these people knew the rollercoaster ride they were in for. We love event planners and admire what you do, mainly because most people can’t do what you do and ...

Business Productivity and Project Management Software

5 business productivity hacks for freelancers and graphic designers (& software tips)

I’ve run a branding/marketing firm for 10 years and have worked with lots of freelancers and designers, and you don’t often have an easy lot. Zero or, at best, a few staff to help you out or bounce ideas off of. Doing both the design work and having to manage clients. Often having to partner ...

7 lifehacks for getting the most from small business management software

Before we were a maker of small business management software tools ourselves, we were users of apps developed by other companies, and we still use dozens of productivity apps besides our beloved Planning Pod. In fact, we built Planning Pod because we simply never could find a small business management program that fit our needs ...

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Beyond wedding planning software … putting the rest of the Web to work for your business

Here at My Wedding Workbook Pro, we’re always trying out the newest Web-based tools and applications built to make people like you more productive. Not every tool or application is perfect for everyone, but there are some that are just so useful and cool that we had to tell you about them so you can ...