If you've just started an event planning business, it's important to keep up on the industry and plan for growth. Here are our essential resources.

Briana Morgaine

Briana is a content and digital marketing specialist, editor, and writer. She enjoys discussing business, marketing, and social media, and is a big fan of the Oxford comma. Bri is a resident of Portland, Oregon, and she can be found, infrequently, on Twitter.

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11 Resources to Grow Your Event Planning Business

If you've just started an event or wedding planning business, it's important to keep up on the industry and plan for growth. From must-read blogs to unscripted podcasts, here are our essential resources to help you take your company to the next level. Read more »

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8 Ways to Get More Customers and Grow Your Business

Growing your customer base is essential for business success—but it's also easier said than done. How do you get more customers for your business? Read more »

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How to Become a Travel Agent: Starting Your Business

If you love travel and enjoy the planning process, you might consider becoming a travel agent and starting a travel agency. Read more »

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18 Resources to Help Grow Your SaaS Startup

Scaling a SaaS business can be challenging, but finding the information you need to help you learn and grow doesn't have to be. Check out our list of invaluable podcasts, blogs, and resources. Read more »

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The Complete Guide to Choosing Your Business Structure

What type of business structure is right for your new business? When it comes to business legal structures, there is no single “best choice"—but this guide will help you choose the right one for you. Read more »

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Top Tools and Techniques to Help You Name Your Business

How do you decide on a business name? If you’re starting a business, one of the biggest decisions you’ll make is what to name your new company. These tools and resources will help you name your business—and have fun while you do it. Read more »

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20+ Gifts for the Entrepreneur in Your Life

The holidays are almost upon us—do you have all of your gifts ready? We've got 20+ fantastic gifts for entrepreneurs. Find the perfect gift for the entrepreneur on your shopping list, or if you're the entrepreneur, pick up a gift for yourself (we won't judge). Read more »

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30+ Small Business Ideas That Use Skills You Already Have

When choosing a business idea, it’s smart to look at your strengths, skill set, and things you're already passionate about. Here are over 30 great small business ideas, based around evaluating the skills and interests you already have. Read more »

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How to Start an Online Business in 4 Steps

We’ve come a long way since Amazon sold its first book online in 1995. If you’ve been wondering how to start an online business, here's how you can pick which business model is right for you and how to get started. Read more »

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What’s the Best Business Proposal Format?

A business proposal can often make or break your chances of securing a new client. So, how do you write a business proposal, and what’s the proper format? We're here to help. Read more »

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Origin Stories: 11 Moments That Inspired Entrepreneurs to Start Their Own Businesses

Most entrepreneurs don’t begin their journey by falling in love with the problem—they begin by falling in love with the solution. Here are the 11 moments that inspired successful entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. Read more »

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Venture Capital Funding and the Sexism You Can’t Quite Prove

Female founders have a hard time securing venture capital. Is the landscape improving—and why is VC funding so hard for women to get in the first place? Read more »

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6 Traits to Look for When Choosing a Business Partner

A business partner can take your startup to the next level—but choosing the wrong partner can spell disaster. Here are 6 traits to look for when evaluating a potential partner. Read more »

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Optimism in the Face of Uncertainty: A Look at Small Business in 2017

Is now really a good time to start a business? What is the current landscape for small business owners? We turned to Bank of America for their insights. Read more »

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13 Ways to Ensure You Always Hire the Right Person

Ready to hire an employee for your business? Hiring the wrong person can be a costly, inconvenient mistake—so here's how to find the perfect fit. Read more »

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10 Things Entrepreneurs Wish They Had Done Before Starting a Business

What do successful business owners wish they'd done before starting down the path to entrepreneurship? Before you take the plunge and start your own business, consider doing these 10 things. Read more »

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Sales Forecasting: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

When it comes to starting and managing a business, forecasting your sales is essential. To better understand the forecasting process, check out our must-read sales forecasting resources. Read more »

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Ask the Experts: Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting a Business

In every startup story, there's bound to be a wrong turn here or there, and it’s easy for entrepreneurs to look back on their mistakes and see exactly where they went wrong. Here's what these entrepreneurs wish they'd known sooner. Read more »

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7 Ways to Set Team Goals (That Actually Work)

Creating a goal-setting methodology for an entire company doesn’t happen overnight. It can be difficult to know how to set goals that are a stretch, but not completely out of reach. Here's how to get it right. Read more »

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Should I Quit My Job to Start My Own Business? 9 Questions You Need to Ask

Deciding when the time is right to start a business is a huge challenge. How do you know when to take the plunge? Should you go all in, all at once—or take it more slowly? Here's how to decide. Read more »

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If you've just started an event planning business, it's important to keep up on the industry and plan for growth. Here are our essential resources.