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8 Things Florists Should Do To Book Weddings

Posted on May 31st, 2017
Blog, events, Floral Design, Florist Marketing, Florist Operations, Florist Profits, Florist Resources, Florist Websites, Flower Trends, Opening a Flower Shop, Search Engine Optimization, seo, weddings
 8-things-florist-book-weddings Booking weddings are still one of the best ways to increase your overall flower shop profit. Surprisingly, some florists do not take booking wedding clients too seriously or rather opt not to deal with the hassle of booking a wedding. Unfortunately, regardless of how much money your flower business makes, this is a big mistake as booking weddings bring in substantial profits and have proven to ensure future flower shop profits. In this […]

2017 Spring Floral Trends

Posted on March 8th, 2017
Blog, Floral Design, Flower Trends
2017-spring-floral-trends Bold floral blooms fill this 2017 spring season for florists! Flowers are certainly trending in all aspects this spring. We are not just talking flower arrangements, think fashion, home decor, artwork and much more!  This week's blog, we will focus on the "Must Do" floral trends for spring 2017. spring wedding trends 2017 Floral trends have now reached […]

Florist Guide – Prepping Roses 101

Posted on January 25th, 2017
Blog, design prepping, Floral Design, Florist Resources, Valentine's Day
florist-guide-rose-prepping-101 Prepping roses is the key ingredient in providing customers with a long lasting arrangement. With a busy Valentine's Day just around the corner, in this blog we will focus on prepping roses for maximum longevity.   Good […]

Valentine’s Day – Florist Checklist

Posted on January 18th, 2017
Blog, design prepping, events, Floral Design, Florist Ecommerce, Florist Marketing, Florist Operations, Florist Point of Sale, Florist POS, Florist Profits, Florist Resources, florist technology, Florist Websites, florist-software, Valentine's Day
florist-checklist-valentine's day-main Florists now is the time to gear up and prepare - Valentine's Day is approaching at lightning speed!  It is important to be ahead of the Valentine's Day flower rush! Valentine's Day is one of the busiest and possibly the most profitable holiday of the year, compared to Mother's Day.  In this blog, we will create a step by step checklist to make it easier for you to maintain organization and increase profits in your flowers shop for a […]

Flower Arranging 101 – Centerpiece Design Basics

Posted on November 2nd, 2016
Blog, design prepping, Floral Design, Florist Resources, Flower Trends
Florist-centerpiece-designs Tis the season for centerpieces be for holiday's or events. Following some basic principles will allow you as the designer flexibility with your own creative touches helping execute your masterful floral work of art for any table showcase. Floral designing is a form of architecture, be sure to follow these floral arranging  principles with all your flower design work. Proportion Balance Harmony Color Texture It is important to stay current […]

Florist Halloween – Tricks Of The Trade

Posted on October 5th, 2016
Blog, design prepping, events, Floral Design, Florist Marketing, Florist Profits, photos, seo
florist-halloween-tricks-of-the-trade 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 […]

Fall Flower Wedding Trends

Posted on September 29th, 2016
Blog, Floral Design, Flower Trends, photos, weddings
wedding-fall-flower-trends Enchant your clients with these fall flower wedding trends Fresh crisp air, colorful leaves piled high, aromas of sweet pumpkin and apple pie, anticipation of holiday family gatherings, these are just a few things that come to mind when thinking of fall.  It is proven that fall has a spellbinding effect on our emotional state, perhaps this is why more couples choose to have their weddings during this extraordinary time […]

History Of Flower Arranging

Posted on August 3rd, 2016
Blog, Floral Design, Florist Resources, photos
History-Flower-Arranging Flower arranging has been around for centuries, where did it begin? The idea of being around beautiful flowers is appealing to a large demographic of people, but did you ever wonder how flower arranging came to be? Take a moment and step back in history with us on how flower arranging began.   […]

Basic 101- Flower Prepping & Processing

Posted on July 14th, 2016
Blog, design prepping, Floral Design, Florist Resources, Opening a Flower Shop
Flower-Prepping-Processing Prepping/processing of flowers is the key to a successful floral business. Floral Cooler The temperature of floral cooler should be around 34-36 degrees Fahrenheit. Make sure your floral cooler does not reach higher than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Remember to clean your floral cooler on a regular basis, remove that pesky bacteria Tip - flowers do not freeze at […]

Floral Summer Design Inspiration

Posted on June 1st, 2016
Blog, Floral Design, Florist Point of Sale, Florist Profits, Florist Resources, Florist Websites, Flower Trends
Floral-Summer-Design-Inspiration With summer quickly approaching it is great to have a good grasp on fresh summer floral arrangements. Get top dollar for your innovated creativity and unique designs.  Great Tip:  During slower summer days, make sample arrangements of these ideas and post on your Florist Website. [caption […]