THE TOOLBOX: LINKS AND RESOURCES TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS
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As a wedding venue owner I use lots of on-line tools in my business. Below are a few that I use and/or would recommend. My hope is that these resources will be a help to you in your business adventure. Always do your due diligence, make a wise choice for your business needs.
IMAGES AND PHOTO EDITING:
I purchased the Premium PicMonkey – pricing options ($7.99 a month or $71.88 a year). Check out the tutorials page to see all the cool stuff you can do with photo editing. New users are free to try all features, but need to start a free trial in order to save designs to Hub, create custom effects, and share and export work.
This has a learning curve. I know some of you college students can figure it out quickly, lol. It has very beautiful templates you can use and projects will look very professional.
- A simple but extremely effective and repeatable three-phase marketing plan to optimize on-site email conversions on your blog, turn those subscribers into immediate customers with a low-dollar irresistible offer, and then turn your customer into a repeat buyer
- Includes step-by-step walk-throughs and a behind-the-scenes look into our business strategies. We don’t just tell you what to do. We show you why the strategies are effective, how to implement them, and how these strategies have personally transformed our business.
- An immediately actionable system. This isn’t theory to implement “one day” but things you can change in your business now to maximize the potential of the traffic you already have coming to your site.
Fast reliable hosting
- The StartUp plan is perfect for people with one website that are starting now
- The GrowBig plan is a great value for money offer, including the option for multiple websites and the SuperCacher that greatly improves a WordPress and Joomla website speed
- The GoGeek plan is perfect for people with e-commerce and larger sites, or more geeky development needs like staging and GIT integration
From WordPress: A new Gutenberg-ready theme.
At the core of Twenty Nineteen is its simple, sophisticated typography. The theme’s aesthetic is minimal and non-prescriptive, allowing the theme to work well in a variety of applications. For example: it is effective as an minimal, typography-driven blogging theme, but can also be adapted for use as a static business website.
Twenty Nineteen will ship with full Gutenberg support. It will include both front and back-end styles, so that users can be fully confident in their site’s appearance when they hit publish.
I use the Beloved Theme for the Denison Ridge website and love it. This is a great company and I highly recommend them. Beautiful product, and comes with tutorials to help you set up your theme. They also have a paid set-up if you do not want to do it yourself. Be sure and take the Which theme is best for your website? Quiz All the Restored 316 Themes require the Genesis Framework. It explains this well on the site.
Genesis Framework – The Genesis Framework empowers you to quickly and easily build incredible websites with WordPress. Genesis provides the secure and search-engine-optimized foundation that takes WordPress to places you never thought it could go. Used with all Restored 316 Premium Feminine WordPress Themes.
Acuity Online Appointment Scheduling – Acuity Scheduling is your online assistant, working 24/7 to fill your schedule.
From organizing your schedule and planning your days to managing your finances and crushing your goals, the Living Well Planner™ is the sanity saver you’ve been waiting for.
Home Binder + Planner – Abby Lawson at Just a Girl and Her Blog has the best courses, eBooks and planners. I can recommend her products without hesitation. Everything is steller and her expertise in the subjects that she covers is genuine.
Ultimate Guide – Abby Lawson at Just a Girl and Her Blog has the best courses and eBooks. I can recommend her products without hesitation.
PAYMENT PROCESSING AND PRODUCT DELIVERY:
VIDEO AND AUDIO:
DENISON RIDGE PRODUCTS:
PDF: The Companion Workbook – For – How to Start and Run a Wedding Venue In Your Own Backyard
AMAZON PAGE. If you want to see the resources I use and are considering for the venue check out my Amazon Page. I’ve added more products, but as always, still working on organization! 🙂