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OFD will be at Marketing Masters!

  Join me October 9-11 for an online marketing & advertising symposium being presented by Intrigue Teaches! I’ll be speaking on Being Your Own PR. As you’ll see, I’m fortunate to be joining an amazing group of educators. You can join the fun here!   Please note that the following blog post contains an affiliate link. 

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Topics: Speaking


2019 Wedding Industry Trends

With 2019 approaching us before you know it, it’s time to start planning your end-of-year strategy. The end of the year is a time for reflecting on the experiences of the past year, while also preparing to grow and develop in the year ahead. Take a moment to consider the business of weddings and how shifts in society can affect your business. Here are a few industry trends to look out for in 2019. Diversity,...

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Topics: wedding business, wedding industry


OFD will be at Styled Shoots Across America Conference!

 I’m excited to be heading to Styled Shoots Across America’s Conference in Ranger, Georgia on April 8-9, 2019! They’ve got a great group lined up at a beautiful location. Be sure to check out the conference here, or on Instagram at @styledshootsacrossamerica and #ssaaconference. Hope to see you there!

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Topics: Speaking


OFD is speaking at the EVWA October meeting!

I’m excited for another hometown speaking engagement! You can catch me at the Eastern Virginia Wedding Association meeting being held Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at the wonderful Historic Mankin Mansion. The meeting starts at 6 and I’ll be giving my talk on The Art of Storytelling. Hope to see you there!

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Topics: Speaking


Wedding Planner Marketing & PR Ideas

Wedding planning is a highly competitive field and it can be difficult to stand out in such a crowded marketplace. Simply being talented and skilled enough to produce incredible weddings for happy clients isn’t enough. Recognition, profitability, personal and professional satisfaction can only be achieved if the word gets out and the bookings roll in. To achieve this, you need to create and implement a strong, self-sustaining marketing and PR plan. The task seems overwhelming,...

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Topics: wedding pr


OFD is headed to WeddingWire World DC!

I’m thrilled to say I’ll be speaking at WeddingWire World DC on Monday (7/30)! I’ll be reprising my talk on how to dazzle clients through the art of surprise and delight. Catch you at 3:40pm! This one-day conference will be on July 30 at The Mead Center for American Theater. For full details, click here. I hope to see you there!

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Topics: Speaking, wedding industry


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