Now that you are saving time with EventCompass, you have the availability to take on more clients. Thus, the search begins to find & book new leads. Here are 14 must-have tech tools to grow your business!
1. BUILD A STRONG KNOWLEDGE FOUNDATION
Education is the key! EventPlanning.com offers numerous educational resources for those starting out and solid tips for established planners. Additionally, The Leader's Institute helps event planners with team building activities as well as leadership and presentation skills seminars. Build and hone your skill set continuously throughout your career.
2. WEDDING INDUSTRY DOMAINS
Make sure that your website and domain will generate traffic. The Wedding Industry Domains website offers comprehensive marketing services that include developing keyword strategies and designing specially optimized and branded landing pages or branded blogs with content that supports your keyword domain name. Remember, it's all in a name!
3. BUILD THE BEST WEBSITE
We all know a first impression is key, and your website is often the first impression seen by potential clients. Splash builds beautiful mobile-friendly event websites. It also offers numerous features for corporate events and conferences: email marketing, selling tickets, and collecting RSVPs.
4. INCREASE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE
Blog, Tweet, Post...all those social media words. Do them all, but do them right! MeetEdgar is a social media-scheduling tool like no other because he carefully catalogues them in a limitless library that you build over time. All of your updates are sorted into categories that you create and published on a schedule that you choose. Edgar publishes what you want, when you want it.
5. REGISTER WITH EVENT PLANNER DIRECTORIES
We all know about WeddingWire and the Knot, but there are many sites out there at the fraction of the cost! Happily advertises itself to brides who are in need of planning help. According to the site, Happily Planners are the best planners on demand and will tackle numerous planning tasks. Also, EventPlanner.com offers numerous resources (e.g. event insurance) along with a search engine to find local planners. Lastly, Local Traffic Builder helps you build and submit a complete profile of your company to over 100 different relevant sites directories and search engines.
6. MARKET YOURSELF!
Book More Brides offers strategies that will double your bookings and allow you to increase your price up to 70% and still book your calendar solid. Also, SanZu develops tools that create customers: landing page ads, lead management tools, & real-time analytics.
7. SPEND LESS TIME ON BUSY WORK AND MORE TIME CONVERTING LEADS TO BOOKINGS
EventCompass builds professional planning tools that save you time managing proposals, contracts and payments with clients. Calendly makes scheduling meetings a breeze! Say goodbye to email tag for scheduling appointments, interviews, calls, demos and much more.
8. CREATE THE BEST PROPOSALS
Amaze your potential clients (future booked clients) with beautiful and unique proposals from Perfect Event Proposals. Perfect Event Proposals minimizes the time it takes to respond to RFP’s & create professionally designed, multimedia proposals and win more clients! How can you not book the event with a video proposal?
9. DO GOOD IN THE WORLD
Wish Upon a Wedding is a nonprofit organization granting weddings and vow renewals for couples facing serious illness or a life-altering circumstance. Donate your time or money. It's good PR and good for the soul!
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EventCompass: Professional Event Planning Tools That Save You Time