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June and July webinar series announced

We are excited to announce our June and July webinar line-up. Here’s all the information you need to know about the next four sessions from the Bridal Retail Success Academy.

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3 secrets to convert more bookings

Date:
Thursday 11th June

Time:
15.00 (GMT)

Speaker:
Kelly Mortimer

Kelly is a wedding industry expert, speaker & trainer. Helping wedding businesses globally to drive bookings and revenue. Through her ‘Next level’ Strategy and Sales Training her clients see between 50%-85% increases in their bookings. Kelly’s story includes 10 years living throughout The Caribbean and Asia delivering destination weddings. 6 years in London’s most prestigious 5* hotels such as Mandarin Oriental and opening Rosewood London. And even walking Her Majesty The Queen into Claridge’s Ballroom. Before starting her company Kelly was responsible for the wedding revenue at 45 hotels and leading a team of 50 wedding coordinators. Her clients love her no-fluff, easy to follow steps that make sense!

Session information:

Does the word “selling” make you feel uncomfortable? Perhaps you’ve always been a great seller but feel the need for a refresher? Or maybe you want your skills up-levelled and ready for re-opening? With an ethos of ‘Helping clients to buy, rather than selling to them’ Kelly Mortimer will take you through:

  • The clear steps to increasing conversion
  • The real reasons clients buy (and why they don’t!)
  • Overcoming objections with a small (but mighty) change to your language

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Move beyond posting: how to grow your Instagram account

Date:
Thursday 18th June

Time:

15.00 (GMT)

Speaker:
Megan Garmers

Megan Garmers is the founder of The Bridal Masterclass, an educational platform for the wedding industry that incorporates online courses and resources, webinars, business coaching, and in-person educational experience events. She also just launched Reinvention Business, a business coaching membership that is helping small businesses find the right way to pivot their business plan during this new normal.

Session information:

Ever wonder how some accounts have thousands of followers, likes and comments? Social media can be tricky and when you don’t understand the ever-changing rules of Instagram engagement, it can be frustrating to even try.

Join Megan Garmers from The Bridal Masterclass to learn these 5 secrets to growing your Instagram account:

  • Why you do (not) want more followers
  • How hashtags really work
  • What’s better than getting lots of likes
  • How to use Instagram insights
  • What you should (not) do with your new followers

How to use your smart phone to take smart photos

Date:

Thursday 2nd July

Time:

15.00 (GMT)

Speaker:

Jet Lendon

Jet Black Squares run in-house, external and 1:1 workshops showing you how to shoot high quality social media images on your smartphone, and in the process, keep marketing costs down and your content unique. Jet, Creative Director can show you how to take the best images on your smartphone which can then instantly be shared on your social media platforms, saving you a fortune on stock images or professional photography fees.

Session information:

Showcase your bridal boutique to the max! Learn what makes a good photo, how to take a good photo of you as the owner or your staff in a wedding dress, wedding dress selfies and the secrets to editing photos.

PR Ready: essential first steps when doing your own PR

Date:

Thursday 16th June

Time:

15.00 (GMT)

Speaker:

Nicola Russill-Roy

Nicola founded Propose PR in 2008 as the UK’s first dedicated wedding PR agency and over that time has developed the business to become an industry leader.
Propose PR is a full-service agency offering PR solutions individually tailored to their client’s needs and requirements. By combining years of valuable experience in the industry, teamed with a wealth of media contacts and a passion for our industry, Propose PR produces quality and consistent results for their clients involving media exposure in credible magazines, newspapers and blogs both online and in print on a global scale.

Session information:

In this session, Nicola will cover

  • What is PR
  • Benefits of PR
  • How to identify if your business is PR ready
  • The essential steps to take when running your own PR campaigns

Sign-up information will be available one week before each session. Keep an eye on your email for your invitation to attend.

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