IF YOU CRINGE AT THE THOUGHT OF NETWORKING… DON’T SKIP THIS! Seriously, I know this is scary. I know you’re probably thinking that you don’t need to network or want to network. I’m here to tell you that this will make a HUGE difference in your business and WILL impact your bottom line! Best of […]
THE POWER OF EFFICIENCY As a lover of efficiency, there are few things that make me happier than finding a way to do something faster and with less effort (like my old boss loved to say: “Work smarter, not harder!”). Do you have days where you find yourself spinning your wheels and the day is dragging on, while you’re stuck […]
We’re all been there: you’ve been busting your butt the entire wedding season and you’re so exhausted that you’ve started having nightmares about forgetting your DSLR at home, writing guest names wrong on the escort cards, or forgetting to move cocktail hour from the bar to outside. You need a vacation, my dear, and you […]
How do you know what your business needs to survive? I’ve been mulling over that question myself since I officially started Sablewood three years ago, and after much trial and error, I think I’ve found the answer. This isn’t a guide to marketing yourself (that will come later), but this IS the first […]
Let me make something super clear right off the bat: comparing yourself to others is something that everyone struggles with. Every. One. (My husband hates when I speak in absolutes, but I think it’s safe to do so for the above statement.) And just so you understand the importance of this, I’m going to bold […]
Now that we understand WHY it’s important to create industry standard pricing, how do other professionals price their work? Well, this week I have a special treat for you: you’re going to hear from other calligraphers and stationers who have struggled with pricing and come out the other side! Everyone has amazing advice for you […]
Buckle up, y’all. I recently did a digital housekeeping thing, and it was ahhh-mazing. Ready for it?
“You don’t look like a wedding planner,” my college guidance counselor told me. In my head, my jaw dropped. What did she just say to me?! In reality, I cocked my head to the side. I clutched my daily planner so hard my fingers turned white and said in my most passive-aggressive voice, “Oh? How so?” […]