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2019 Unexpected Floral Trend – Dried Flowers

Posted on February 6th, 2019
Blog, Floral Design, Floral Instagram, Florist Resources, Flower Fun, Flower History, Flower Trends, photos, Stunning Photo Galleries
2019-trends-dried-flowersA 4,000-year-old trend is making its rounds again!That's right—preserving or drying flowers date back 4,000 years ago to the Egyptians. These dried flowers were presented in funeral ceremonies, with each flower being chosen for a symbolic meaning within their religion.From Ancient Egypt to Victorian England, dried flowers are making their way back in 2019. The growing DIY movement and popularity of natural products is allowing dried florals to see a new light.This is a great opportunity to let customers know after receiving or purchasing a fresh…

Florist Halloween – Tricks Of The Trade

Posted on October 31st, 2018
Blog, design prepping, events, Floral Design, Florist Marketing, Florist Profits, photos, seo
florist-halloween-tricks-of-the-tradeAdd 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…

How to Promote Your Floral Business on Instagram!

Posted on July 18th, 2018
Blog, Floral Design, Floral Instagram, Florist Ecommerce, Florist Marketing, florist technology, Florist Websites, florist-software, photos
Promoting on Instagram is a great way to gain new customers and grow your floral brand!So why aren't more floral professionals taking advantage of the Instagram community to market their flower business? Perhaps because some floral professionals don't know how to utilize Instagram to its fullest advantage.With Instagram reaching 1 billion active monthly users this past month, it's important to understand this audience. Instagram is a trendy social media platform with a lot of influence. Read on for some easy ways to get started promoting your floral business on Instagram.[caption id="attachment_11224"…

Captivating Florists to Follow on Instagram

Posted on October 25th, 2017
Blog, Floral Design, Florists for Change, Florists' Thoughts, Flower Trends, photos, Uncategorized
With beautiful imagination and bountiful skills, these designers create hypnotizing works of art.Today we'd like to pay homage to all the amazing floral artists on Instagram for bringing recognition to the floristry industry. It was difficult selecting just a few florists of Instagram to plug, but we encourage you to start following these influential floral designers.Meta Flora (@metafloranyc)…

The Art Of Flowers

Posted on June 13th, 2017
Blog, Floral Design, Flower Trends, photos, Stunning Photo Galleries
the-art-of-flowers floral designing is three-dimensional art which expresses creativity and imagination.Florists you surely already know that you are an artist, though following these basic elements: Balance, Proportion and Rhythm, some flower designers and flower enthusiasts have put their talent to work and are being recognized for their amazing works in the floristry industry.Flowers, as we know, are nature's miracle and provide the perfect art medium, with beautiful colors and textures to create the most…

Top 5 Florist Must Do’s – Pinterest

Posted on March 22nd, 2017
Blog, Florist Ecommerce, Florist Marketing, Florist Profits, Florist Resources, florist technology, Florist Websites, photos
Top-5-Florist-Must-Do's - PinterestWe all understand how Pinterest can be a big impact on Florists Business.With over 150 million users and over 50 billion pins, getting your flower shop brand discovered is easily done on this image social media site.Pinterest is a great way to create collections of your weddings and get found by brides looking or inspiration. Read more on keyword search terms on #4.In this blog, we will list the…

Florists Beware – Copyright Trolls!

Posted on March 15th, 2017
Blog, Florist Marketing, Florist Operations, Florist Resources, florist technology, Florist Websites, photos
florists-beware-copyright-trolls  Every business owner with a website (florists included) should be aware of Copyright Trolls!​Understanding how Copyright Trolls work can save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars. If you have never heard of Copyright Trolls then you must read this blog. Many businesses/florists learn too late and are charged steep fees. In this blog, we will get down to the nitty-gritty on Copyright Trolls.So what are Copyright Trolls? To explain this, let's first explain what a copyright is.[caption…

Snapchat For Florists

Posted on February 28th, 2017
Blog, events, Florist Ecommerce, Florist Marketing, Florist Operations, Florist Profits, Florist Resources, florist technology, Opening a Flower Shop, photos
snapchatforfloritsSnapchat is trending as one of the leading mobile apps for video and picture messaging.So why aren't florists taking advantage of the 158 million plus users daily on Snapchat to market their flower shop?The reason is, Snapchat can be hard to understand. In this blog, we will explain the basics of Snapchat and how you can use it to benefit your floral business. …

Fall Flower Wedding Trends

Posted on September 29th, 2016
Blog, Floral Design, Flower Trends, photos, weddings
wedding-fall-flower-trendsEnchant your clients with these fall flower wedding trendsFresh 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-ArrangingFlower 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. …