"My Big Fat GDPR Breakdown" -- The Details Wedding Pros Need about the GDPR

"My Big Fat GDPR Breakdown" -- The Details Wedding Pros Need about the GDPR

“The processing of personal data should be for the good of mankind.”

That’s straight out of the new European Union Privacy law that is getting ready to send ripples through marketers and list-builders all over the world.  It’s 80 pages and 50,000 words long…. And I read it.

That’s how much I love you guys.

If you want the long-form breakdown and need a little more than our video, OR if you’re like me and need to know #ALLOFTHETHINGS, keep reading to find out how the GDPR will affect your wedding and event business, PLUS to download a 9 Step Action Plan to work towards GDPR compliance….

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VIDEO and FREEBIE: Basic GDPR for Wedding Pros + Your Action List!

VIDEO and FREEBIE: Basic GDPR for Wedding Pros + Your Action List!

Will the GDPR affect your wedding business? Whether you're a photographer, wedding planner, venue, videographer, designer, baker, florist-- the answer is probably YES. Watch this short video to learn how your business will be affected, what you should do to comply, and to get an action list of ways to work towards compliance before the May 25 deadline.

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Freebie: Drafting Strong Contract Terms

Freebie: Drafting Strong Contract Terms

Alternative title: Drafting Statements of Work that don't Suck! (I figured that might be a little aggressive)

Every time you draft a contract, you need to specify exactly what you're doing for that client.  Whether it's a package, specific terms drafted into a contract, or a Statement of Work pulled out at the end (my favorite way to do it, FYI), you have to have things NAILED DOWN….

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Independent Contractors: What they REALLY are and Why the IRS is cracking down

Independent Contractors: What they REALLY are and Why the IRS is cracking down

Did you know-- despite what you call them-- that your Wedding & Event Biz's “independent contractors” may actually be employees? 

Say whaaaaat?

Yep. And misclassification can have some pretty tough consequences for both the company and the worker, including fines, back wages due, reimbursement for overtime and minimum wage payments, payment of back taxes, fines for state income taxes, and more. So in this "1099 Economy," how do we know who is what anymore?!…

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