I grew up in the country and was surrounded by different types of farmland – corn, grapes, strawberries, blueberries etc. In fact, starting at the age of 13 I worked at a blueberry farm every summer for six years! 👩‍🌾 As you know, after the farmer prepares the soil, he then has to plant the…

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Have you ever been stuck in a ditch? I can remember several times in my life where I was stuck in the mud, in the snow, or even on an icy hill. It’s frustrating to spin your wheels, try to back up and move forward little by little to work your way out. The hope…

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We recently celebrated my daughter’s 26th birthday and she wanted me to get her a cheesecake from a local baker here in the Kalamazoo, Michigan area. Evidently, she discovered it at a bridal shower she attended and determined that it was “life-changing”. So, she sent me the app so I could order the cookies and…

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Getting leads shouldn’t be so hard! Raise your hand if you’ve ever said this pertaining to any part of your business. In fact, fill in the blank: “__________ shouldn’t be so hard!” 🙋 I get it! I remember a time when I couldn’t figure out why I wasn’t getting leads or if I did, they…

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A few years back I was on a roll. I was at the top of my industry, known as the destination wedding expert, getting found online with little advertising efforts and getting hired practically before people even consulted with me. “Wow, look at me! I’m so awesome! Man, I am absolutely amazing! I can do…

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We’ve all been there; pouring so much thought, time, and vulnerability into creating a post on social media, and you get crickets chirping… Only the faithful few giving the loves or possibly even commenting (that’s always a big win), and you feel deflated. ☹️ It is hard to keep going strong with a positive attitude…

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Have you ever had a vision board? I have done several throughout the years and find that it keeps me focused and reminds me of why I do what I do. For me, my vision board is filled with goals; like hosting a conference for destination wedding planners, as well as needs; like a new…

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We just hosted several free masterclasses on how to build a successful and thriving destination wedding business. The most frequently asked question was how to get leads. 🤔 I remember when I first started my business. I was struggling to get leads, so I sought help from experts. I started placing ads in magazines and…

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