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make your mark: creative ways to market creative businesses

             So by now, you know that your two twenty-somethings believe in new age marketing. This includes everything from grassroots guerilla style promotions to glossy, stylized blogs. Whatever your budget, today’s technology gives you what you need to make a great impression on your (future) clients. 

             Take these four florists featured on www.growaflorist.com, for example. Each one has taken a basic (and basically free) online tool and used it to put their own stamp on their business.

             Avante Gardens has created their own custom weddings & events map in Google Maps. When a potential client clicks on their location, they are met with bright photos of Avante Gardens’ designs. Is there a better way to say ‘buy your flowers here!’?

             Or check out Mocha Rose in Pittsburg (and online!) who uses Twitter to promote their business by posting sneak peeks of their behind-the-scenes work.  What better way to justify your pricing than showing how much work goes into your events?

             Take some cues from these shops and make your mark!

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the musings of two twentysomethings

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04.09.10

Volume 2, Issue 12

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DIY: friend or foe?

             Hmmm...with the DIY movement in full swing (and featured weekly on blogs like this) and the recession slowly recovering, its no wonder why so many brides are tempted to tackle their own wedding flowers. For an inside view of what today’s brides and florists are saying check out this post

             Whichever side of the fence you’re on, it’s always good to hear direct discussion with clients who have been there, done that.  If you have an opinion, continue the conversation by posting on Facebook.

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