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In Lieu of Flowers – Florists Unite

Posted on November 7th, 2018
Blog, events, Floral Design, Florist Marketing, Florist Operations, Florist Profits, Florist Resources, Funeral, Opening a Flower Shop, Sympathy
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In Lieu of Flowers is perhaps the most detrimental 4 words in floral business

Conveying compassion and respect for one's passing is traditionally defined by sending flowers. The utmost disappointment is that customers take "In Lieu Of Flowers" literally. We understand it does say "In Lieu Of Flowers," however,  that in no way means the family does not want flowers at the viewing/funeral service.

As floral professionals you understand how somber a viewing/ funeral […]

Spellbinding Floral Arrangements for Halloween

Posted on October 31st, 2018
Blog, events, Floral Design, Floral Holiday Tips, Floral Instagram, florist halloween, Florist Marketing, Florist Profits, Florist Resources, Flower Fun, Flower Trends, Halloween, halloween flowers, Stunning Photo Galleries
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Halloween is one of the top holidays for business retailers, with sales outperforming every holiday other than Christmas.

An ever-increasing number of individuals share in this fun occasion by spending millions of dollars per year on sweets, home decor, costumes, and more. Couldn't florists take advantage of Halloween?

Is it because of lack of inspiration or interest, or is Halloween outside the brand? Not everything needs to be in black and white...or purple and orange!

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Florist Halloween – Tricks Of The Trade

Posted on October 31st, 2018
Blog, design prepping, events, Floral Design, Florist Marketing, Florist Profits, photos, seo
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Add some Tricks and Treats to your flower sales with these spell-binding tips!

Halloween has gained serious recognition among business retailers and no wonder why, as adults look forward and partake in this fun holiday and are spending millions on the holiday. It is said that Halloween sales surpass every holiday except Christmas. So why aren't Florists cashing in on Halloween?  In this blog, we want to help floral businesses cash in on Halloween profits and establish long lasting  patrons.   [caption […]

Introducing Our New Florist Website Theme!

Posted on October 27th, 2018
design prepping, Florist Ecommerce, Florist Marketing, Florist Websites
Florist Website Theme

See Our Beautiful New "Belle" Theme

  Floranext is excited to give you a sneak peek at a 100% new floral website theme we will be launching in the coming weeks. The "Belle" theme has  full-page banners and front page content "widgets."     
  • Full Page Banners - make a striking, impactful first impression with your floral website? Full page banners let you display a huge full page floral image on your front page. 
  • Front Page […]

Florist Holiday Confessions – Infographic

Posted on October 24th, 2018
Blog, Christmas, Floral Holiday Tips, floral system, floral systems, Florist Marketing, Florist Operations, Florist Resources, Florists' Thoughts, infographic, Opening a Flower Shop, Survey
florist-Holiday-confessions   Florists, were you surprised by the results? How do you get your floral shop ready for the holidays? Please share your recommendations, feedback, or questions below in the comment section. 
Floranext makes great florist software. Florist websites, floral POS, florist wedding/event proposal software, and florist technology. Let […]

11 Florist POS System Features Every Florist Should Have [Infographic]

Posted on October 5th, 2018
Blog, Florist Point of Sale, Florist POS
The iconic cash register was the dependable POS system of its time when the proverbial 'ka-ching' sound was heard every time it mechanically served both retailers and customers alike during its heyday. But just like all the enduring devices we have today such as the television, telephone and computer, it has gone through a major transformation. This rudimentary machine is now old news and replaced by a series of more advanced systems to serve the buying public. The POS system has evolved over the years and with the introduction of credit cards, it now featured a cashless method of payment to make purchases easier for consumers. With technology paving the way for more advanced upgrades, even this is fast becoming outdated […]

Pay It Forward With Flowers!

Posted on October 4th, 2018
Florist Marketing

Have you heard of "random acts of kindness," "what goes around comes around," and "pay it forward"?

These sayings are probably nothing new to you, however involving flowers may be. There has been an evolution of floral professionals paying it forward with random acts of kindness in their communities through the most beautiful thing in the world: flowers. Florists are now using a clever marketing tactic to also benefit their neighbors and other community members. There are so many hows on executing pay it forward with flowers—we list a few in this article and encourage you to pay it forward with […]

Florists’ Thoughts – Florist Recommendations

Posted on September 25th, 2018
Become A Floral Designer, Blog, Floral Supplies, Florist Operations, Florist Resources, Florists' Thoughts, Flower Fun, Flower Trends, infographic, Opening a Flower Shop
Florist Flower Recommendations

We would like to say thank you to all the florists who participated in our "What do Florist Recommend?" survey. 

    Florists, were you surprised by the results? What would you recommend to customers or other florists? Please share your recommendations, feedback, or questions below in the comment section. ____________ Floranext makes […]

Why Having Two or More Floral Websites is a Bad Idea

Posted on September 19th, 2018
Florist Ecommerce, Florist Marketing, Florist Websites, Search Engine Optimization, seo

Are you thinking of adding another floral website?

If your current floral website is doing well for sales, the idea may have crossed your mind that if you had another floral website, you could dominate your local area and make even more money. Or maybe you signed up with a well-known wire service and they encouraged you to get a second floral website. Are there any drawbacks to running two ecommerce websites?

Unfortunately, the answer is unequivocally yes. Having more than one website is a negative for any business. There are many reasons for this, and we will break them down […]

Top 8 Social Media Sites For Florists

Posted on September 5th, 2018
Blog, Florist Ecommerce, Florist Marketing, Florist Resources, florist technology, Florist Websites, infographic, Search Engine Optimization, seo
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Top 8 Social Media Sites For Florists

 

In this blog, we want to narrow it down to the top 8 social media sites for florists and explain the Ins and Outs of their operations and why they are crucial and matter in the floral industry.

Check out our infographic for quick and easy reference […]