Florist Marketing – Understanding The Basics

Florist Marketing – Understanding The Basics

Marketing is the key to successful growth and longevity for Floral Businesses. However, some business owners are still stumped when it comes to marketing for their flower shop. Marketing is better explained by putting yourself as the business owner in the customer’s shoes.  What are your customer’s needs and wants? What makes your customers satisfied? Marketing consists of […]

Mother’s Day-Florist Checklist

Mother’s Day-Florist Checklist

Mother’s Day (or should we say Mother’s Day week) is the busiest and potentially the most profitable holiday for the floral business owner. Having a strategy in place to make the most profit is essential in reaping all the benefits of this busy flower purchasing holiday. In this blog, we will go over a checklist to […]

Florist Blogging – Made Easy

Florist Blogging – Made Easy

 Are you one of many florists who does not understand the concept of blogging? Don’t worry, you are not alone! The word “blog” actually was constructed of two words ” web and log” and called weblog. A few years later it was shortened by Peter Merholz who referred to weblog as blog. Writing a florist blog is […]

Valentine’s Day – Florist Checklist

Valentine’s Day – Florist Checklist

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 […]

Florist Guide – Planning For The Year

Florist Guide – Planning For The Year

A Florist Guide to Planning Your Year The floral industry, a fast-paced business, that’s ahead of seasons & holidays. To most florist’s, planning the year is second nature, however, it always helps to have a set plan to organize everyone’s duties. In this blog, we present an easy guide for all your floral yearly planning.   […]

May Your Flower Sales Be Merry & Bright!

May Your Flower Sales Be Merry & Bright!

  Raise Your Holiday Spirits by Increasing your Flower Sales! “Christmas flower sales is not what it used to be!”  and this is proving to be true for many florists whether you been in the florist industry for years or just opening a flower shop. With an array of gift giving options for consumers it’s […]

Floral House Accounts – Pros & Cons

Floral House Accounts – Pros & Cons

House Accounts also known as Credit- Line/Charge Accounts were a floral business must have at one time. In this day and age many florists question if they should offer or continue to offer house accounts to their customers/local business. Most florist Point of Sale systems provide House Account functionality. Offering House Accounts can be risky, however […]

What Can Your Flower Shop Learn From Starbucks?

What Can Your Flower Shop Learn From Starbucks?

What can your flower shop learn from Starbucks?  It’s simple: Every single customer interaction must be a positive one! Is it possible?  Absolutely!  You need to make it a point to handle all customers even your dissatisfied customers with excellent customer service! To achieve stellar customer service, your flower shop needs to begin with a […]

Should You Upgrade Your Flower Shop to Windows 10?

Should You Upgrade Your Flower Shop to Windows 10?

On July 29th, Microsoft will be releasing Windows 10, their newest operating system – should you upgrade your flower shop? Those users who remember the last, disastrous Windows 8 version – with a confusing tile interface that was built for touch screens – may be questioning whether Windows 10 is more of the same. Should you upgrade […]

Opening a Flower Shop – What I Wish I Knew!

Opening a Flower Shop – What I Wish I Knew!

Opening a flower shop, like any new business, requires lots of hard work, love, and dedication. And some good information. What  do you wish you knew when you decided to open a flower shop? Here are some things we have learned. Let us know your tips also! Florist Marketing Online reputation is critical – Stay […]

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