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If you’re looking for expert advice that will help you grow your wedding business faster, more effectively, and more profitably – then you are in the right place. My name is Chris Jaeger and I am one of the most recognized wedding marketing experts in the industry today. I have helped thousands of people in […]

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Turn Big Links into Small Links

Turn LONG links into short links (and also track clicks on them) with this FREE tool.

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“Social Proof” Helps You Close More Sales More Easily

Use social proof correctly and it’s like you have a 24/7/365 cheerleader squad promoting your business!

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Close More Sales by Educating Not Selling

Nobody likes to be SOLD, but virtually everyone likes to be educated and learn.

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Average Cost of a Wedding Increases

After taking a knockdown blow during the last recession there’s good news for the wedding industry – brides and grooms are once again spending money on weddings.

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Dealing with Email Overload

Need help dealing with an email inbox that is out of control? Without the right tools you waste time and money. Miss just one inquiry and it could cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars in sales.

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Protect Yourself with Strong Passwords

In my opinion, security is the biggest problem on the Internet today. I’m not talking about identity theft, I’m talking about hackers breaking into your private accounts and compromising your website.

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Traffic But No Inquiries (Ask Chris)

Chris, we get pretty good traffic (about 300 visitor sessions per week according to Google Analytics), but we get very few inquiries. Also, our bounce rate is high, over 65%. Any ideas?

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Check Your Domain Registration Dates

Checking the expiration date of your domain registrations. In addition to checking the expiration date, make sure you check the following registration information.

Hot Off the Press

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Turn Big Links into Small Links

Turn LONG links into short links (and also track clicks on them) with this FREE tool.

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Be Sure To Do This When “Boosting” a Facebook Post

If you are going to use the BOOST option at your Facebook business page, PLEASE be sure to do this…

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Themeforest WordPress Themes (Ask Chris)

Chris, we’re looking to update our website that uses WordPress. We’re looking at some of the themes from Themeforest.

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#1 Purpose of Your Home Page

Too many business owners don’t understand the purpose of the home page of their website.

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Free Downloadable Report (Limited Time Offer)

DON’T MISS OUT… for a limited time you can download a free copy of my special report “100 Things Every Wedding Professional Should Know About Sales, Marketing and Internet Marketing.”

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Traffic Building Strategies

Having a great website isn’t enough to be successful on the Internet today. To get good or even GREAT results from your website you’ll have to use several traffic building strategies that drive high-quality traffic to your website.

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Facebook “Likes” SCAM

One of my clients just sent this to me. It’s an offer to get more “likes” on your Facebook page. The problem is, it’s a SCAM. This company might get you lots of “likes” but it won’t help your business one bit. It won’t help you get better results from social media. It could even […]

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Before You Buy Facebook Advertising

Are you thinking of buying advertising at Facebook? Think again. Are you advertising at Facebook but not getting any real results? This is probably why.

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Why Email is Killing Your Sales

If you ask me, email is the biggest reason companies in the wedding industry aren’t closing more sales. If you want to book more weddings read this.

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Be Safe with Strong Passwords

In my opinion, security is the biggest problem on the Internet today.

High-Performing is a Good Thing!

What is a “High-Performing” Website

Remember folks… this is the WEDDING industry and a bride’s expectations for the most important day of their life are pretty high.

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Poor Website Design Hurts Your Business

If you want more inquiries from your website you’ll have to make sure you are NOT CREATING OBSTACLES that keep you from getting them. Part II.

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The FOUR People it Takes to Build a High-Performing Website

It takes time, expertise, and the appropriate skills to create a high-performing website.

Wedding Industry Resources

Here is a list of helpful online resources related to the wedding industry (with links).

ADVANTAGE (Membership Required)

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Upcoming ADVANTAGE Online Workshops

Here is the schedule of upcoming LIVE ONLINE WORKSHOPS exclusively for members of my Build Your Wedding Business – Marketing to Brides Online ADVANTAGE program.

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You MUST Do This Before You Upgrade WordPress

WordPress is easy to use and easy to update, but you MUST do this BEFORE you start the auto-upgrade.

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Get More Leads With This New Facebook Feature

Here’s a new Facebook feature you’ll want to use, one that can help you get more inquiries.

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Be Sure To Do This When “Boosting” a Facebook Post

If you are going to use the BOOST option at your Facebook business page, PLEASE be sure to do this…

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Wedding Wire Review or Google Review (which is better?)

Chris, a couple recently offered to write an online review for us, anywhere we wanted. Should I have her write the review at Wedding Wire or at Google?

Exclusively for My ADVANTAGE Members

Exclusive information, advice, and “how to” for my Build Your Wedding Business ADVANTAGE members.

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Use Social Proof to Close More Sales

Using social proof effectively will help you close more business. There are many ways to use social proof, this one is VERY powerful and worth the effort of putting together.

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“Social Proof” Helps You Close More Sales More Easily

Use social proof correctly and it’s like you have a 24/7/365 cheerleader squad promoting your business!

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Follow-up Response Example

How you follow-up on inquiries really lays the foundation for closing the sale. Here’s an example of a follow-up I wrote for a client. It assumes (a) you are using an online inquiry form and have some good quality information about the prospect, and (b) it assumes you called them back (which you should have) and got their voice mail.

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Do This Thing & Close More Sales

If you want to get more appointments, close more sales, and increase your annual revenue there is one simple thing you can do…

Ask Chris

Got Questions

If you have a question about marketing, sales, or Internet marketing drop me a line using this form.

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Top Rankings for Fairy Godmother Event Planning

Rankings at Google (see screen captures from 7/15/14 below). Note: Screen captures were done NOT LOGGED INTO any Google services (i.e. Gmail, Google+) #1 Organic Rankings at Google Bakersfield wedding coordinators Bakersfield wedding planners corporate event planners Bakersfield CA day of wedding coordinators Bakersfield CA wedding coordinators Bakersfield CA #2 Organic Ranking at Google best […]

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Themeforest WordPress Themes (Ask Chris)

Chris, we’re looking to update our website that uses WordPress. We’re looking at some of the themes from Themeforest.

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#1 Purpose of Your Home Page

Too many business owners don’t understand the purpose of the home page of their website.

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Wedding Wire Review or Google Review (which is better?)

Chris, a couple recently offered to write an online review for us, anywhere we wanted. Should I have her write the review at Wedding Wire or at Google?

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