How PPP Recipients Can Apply Early for Loan Forgiveness

The Paycheck Protection Program was responsible for getting over $500 billion to businesses in order to keep themselves above water — including retaining staff, keeping a roof above their head, and their doors open. If you’re one of the small business owners that applied for (and received) a PPP loan, no doubt you’ve already been […]

5 Florists Leading the Farm-to-Floral Movement

Photo by Kailee DiMeglio Photography While the overwhelming majority of flowers purchased in the U.S. are from overseas, the last decade has seen a rise in the local farm-to-floral movement. These flower farmers and farmer florists have been changing the game when it comes to wedding design. Their blooms are locally grown on farms as […]

Don’t Overlook the Benefits for Small Businesses During COVID-19

Like many other business owners, you’re always on the lookout for benefits for small businesses during COVID-19. While the initial impact of COVID is letting up, small business owners and entrepreneurs are still focused on finding financial relief or benefits that can help them navigate these unprecedented times. According to a recent poll by the […]

How Wedding Businesses Are Using Technology to Pivot During COVID

Virtual, digital, shipped and socially distanced: wedding businesses are using technology to pivot during COVID. By going digital (or virtual), wedding businesses are adapting to meet their clients’ needs — and the results have been inventive and exciting!  This unprecedented wedding season has forced many wedding pros to rethink their business model and to update […]

Three Ways Wedding Venues Are Getting Creative During COVID

With restrictions on the number of people gathering, wedding venues have had to think outside the box when it comes to helping their couples celebrate their big day — even if it’s in a smaller way. Some venues created a beautiful space for numbers of elopers to enjoy a quick, but beautiful 15-minute ceremony, and […]

Love is Not Canceled: How the Wedding Industry is Spreading Joy During COVID-19

Love is not canceled. That’s the message the wedding industry is sharing with their couples during this unprecedented time. It’s that energetic creativity and tireless devotion to their work that is helping the wedding industry keep hope alive — and spread a little joy during COVID-19.  At the beginning of 2020, few of us could […]

Why Social Media Belongs in Your Customer Service Strategy

Is social media on your list when it comes to customer service? Let’s talk about why social media belongs in your customer service strategy.  Did you know that after one negative experience, over 50% of customers will never do business with that company again? And over 90% of Americans use customer service as a deciding […]

5 ATX Wedding Photographers Share Their Favorite Places to Shoot Around Austin

Austin, Texas is famous for its thriving creative community and beautiful scenery — both of which are on full display in the local wedding photography scene. We asked some Austin wedding photographers to share their favorite spots to shoot around town and nearby.  We’re all about being stronger together at Wed Society and love getting […]

5 Ways Wedding Businesses Are Shifting Gears to Accommodate COVID Couples

With wedding sizes being limited for the foreseeable future and different states dealing with different regulations, the traditional approach to wedding planning has had to change. Wedding businesses around the country are shifting gears to accommodate COVID couples.  From virtual DJs and ring shopping to live streaming wedding kits and all-inclusive micro-wedding planning, wedding vendors […]

How Wedding Vendors Can Host Virtual Events While Weddings Are Postponed

How do you connect with potential clients while still social distancing? Virtual events are the answer, and that’s why we’ve created this helpful guide for hosting your own virtual events.  While we’re seeing more and more states opening up and weddings slowly beginning to happen again, the CDC is still recommending staying home as much […]