Mother’s Day 2016 – Survey Results!

Mother’s Day 2016 – Survey Results!

THE RESULTS ARE IN!  Floranext Mother’s Day 2016 Survey Results Thank you to all the Flower Shops that participated – your feedback is valuable in helping other florists and new upcoming florists.     Overall the results were good – an up year for many florist! But many were closed on Mother’s Day and didn’t […]

Flower Design 101

Flower Design 101

New to Floral Design? Few Basic Tips to get you started.  The number one question we get asked by far is – I want to open a flower shop, how do I design flowers? Although having a knack for creativity is important, there are some Floral Design 101 basic tips to help allow your creativity to come through in all your flower arranging. These are […]

Flower Trends 2016

Flower Trends 2016

Whether you are applying these trends daily at your shop or researching, it’s important to stay ahead of the flower industry. Which trends appeal to you? Flower Trend #1 – Luxurious Luxurious is an airy garden style with texture, beautiful shapes and patterns. A romantic whimsical look and feel with garden elements. This trend is […]

Florist Guide To A Successful Mother’s Day

Florist Guide To A Successful Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day week! One of the floral industry’s busiest weeks of the year and it’s approaching at lightning speed! With all the preparations, it’s good to have key items in place to make a smooth, successful Mother’s Day week for any flower shop. Step 1. Take care of yourself! By the time Mother’s Day weekend arrives […]

New Florist Website Themes and Local Florist SEO Secrets!

New Florist Website Themes and Local Florist SEO Secrets!

Floranext is excited to launch two new florist website themes and some innovative florist Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tools! These tips are most helpful for Floranext customers BUT non-Floranext customers can take advantage of the SEO tips if their website providers support!  New Florist Website Designs   Accent Colors – choose colors for theme, switch […]

6 Hacks to Sell More Prom Flowers

6 Hacks to Sell More Prom Flowers

With Prom season just around the corner it is important to use all techniques to increase traffic into your Flower Shop for Prom. 1. Promote Prom Services in your Local areas – discounts and flyers) Here are some fantastic places to help bring in those dancing shoes to your shop. High school office Public Library […]

Book More Weddings! 6 Tips For Flower Shop Owners

Book More Weddings! 6 Tips For Flower Shop Owners

Want to sell more wedding flowers? Does your flower shop do enough wedding business? Here are 6 ideas!   1. Stay Current with Wedding Trends Make sure you are up-to-date on the latest trends for modern brides! Keep Your Website Up-To-Date With Seasonal Trends: Your website should reflect the popular wedding themes, colors, and flowers that […]

5 Reasons to Start a Flower Shop Now!

5 Reasons to Start a Flower Shop Now!

Whether you’ve been dreaming of starting a flower shop for years or you’re exploring a new passion for the floral industry, here are some good reasons to open a flower shop. Make no mistake, starting a flower business is hard work and takes lots of energy. If you are 100% new to the floral industry, intern […]

Post-Valentine’s Day Flower Shop Blues – 5 Tips to Beat Them!

Post-Valentine’s Day Flower Shop Blues – 5 Tips to Beat Them!

Is your flower shop suffering from the ‘after Valentine’s Day’ blues? Don’t let seasonal fluctuations impact your business. Follow these tips to attract customers after Valentine’s Day and boost your revenue!     Cures for the Post-Valentines Day Flower Shop Blues Redecorate This is the perfect time to get your shop in order! Take down the […]

5 Ways to Get People Into Your Flower Shop

5 Ways to Get People Into Your Flower Shop

Getting people into your Flower Shop can take time and creativity, especially with the many options available for your customer’s attention online and with other store front businesses.  Here’s 5 ways to help you increase foot traffic to your flower shop. 1. Leverage Existing Flower Shop Customers If you don’t have existing customers that love […]

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