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What Do You Value in Your Vendors?

Joelle Duff | Posted 10.16.2014 | Weddings
Joelle Duff

The debate over how much of ourselves we should share online will never go away, regardless of whether or not you are a wedding professional. But is oversharing always a bad thing?

Pacific Women Vendors Lead Change

UN Women | Posted 11.03.2014 | World
UN Women

The goal is to create accessible, inclusive and representative governance structures that will help markets thrive, while strengthening the role and influence of women vendors.

Where Is The Line Between Professional and Personal?

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Recently I had an exchange with a vendor. My personality dictates that I consider everyone I interact with as a person, and not as someone I can yell ...

'If A Bride Sees This In A Contract, She Should Go Running For The Hills'

The Knot | Posted 05.16.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

Photo: Nakai Photography/The Knot By Lisa Freedman for TheKnot.com Some wedding professionals are adding fine print to their contracts forbidd...

What It Means When A Client Says 'Your Price Is Too High'

Ian Altman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

Demonstrate that you are always looking out for the client's best interest. Make it clear that finding the right fit is more important that making the sale. If you do these things right, you just might become the vendor they all are hoping will win.

The Importance of Being Nice to Your Wedding Planner and Vendors

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.26.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I'm not saying you have to kiss my butt to get good wedding-planning services (planning your wedding is my job), but I'm saying that if you told me you didn't need a hairdresser each of the six times I gave you the option during the planning process, you oughta be very, very sweet when you get to the island and suddenly change your mind.

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Choose the Right Vendor For Your Business

Yaniv Masjedi | Posted 09.24.2013 | Small Business
Yaniv Masjedi

Dive deep by setting up a meeting with your management team and department heads to hash out what you love, hate and want. What is on your wish list?

How To Make Your Wedding Business More Gay-Friendly

Kirsten Palladino | Posted 02.09.2013 | Weddings
Kirsten Palladino

One of the questions I get asked at most any function I speak at is: "how can I make my wedding business more gay-friendly?"

10 Steps To Smooth Wedding Planning

Gloria McCune | Posted 08.12.2012 | Weddings
Gloria McCune

Here are my top ten tips on timeline planning for your wedding day to help you create a wedding timeline that will keep you sane and happy -- and your guests inspired!

D.C.'s Homeless People Peddling So Much More than Newspapers

Tamar Abrams | Posted 07.18.2012 | Impact
Tamar Abrams

One D.C. newspaper has seen its circulation rise a whopping 200 percent since 2003. Street Sense is sold on the street by homeless people seeking to educate Washington's workforce about the issues associated with homelessness.

Top 10 Items For Your Big Day Checklist

Jung Lee | Posted 04.29.2012 | Weddings
Jung Lee

Weddings have become big productions these day, and one of the most important elements of my work is the actual orchestration of the wedding itself. Just because you have planned something doesn't mean it is going to happen.

Chicago Law Students To Defend Street Vendors

Posted 10.30.2011 | Latino Voices

CHICAGO– This city's roughly 1,500 Latino street vendors have won the University of Chicago as an ally in their struggle with the municipal governm...

How To Negotiate Vendor Contracts

Scott Gerber | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business
Scott Gerber

I am negotiating a long-term deal with one of my vendors. What are some of the terms I should consider and include in exchange for signing this multi-year contract?

Food Cart Crackdown: 500 Vendors To Lose Permits

NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than 500 street food vendors are about to lose their permits after undercover investigators found widespread fraud among operating documents. ...