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How to Use Social Media At Your Event

How to use social media at your event

Social media is a powerful way to communicate about your event. Whether it’s a birthday party, graduation party, year-end work banquet, wedding, or informal summer get-together, social media presents an incredibly strategic way to get the word out and get your guests excited and engaged. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Create…

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How to Choose a Venue For Your Upcoming Event

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With so many fun places to throw a part, the options can seem endless! Narrowing down your event venue choices could be one of the tougher challenges of planning an event. So many factors play a part in determining what makes a venue “right” or “wrong” for your event. To simplify the process, here are…

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How to Choose Music for My Upcoming Event

Music is so important to setting a mood. The right soundtrack has the ability to make or break a moment. Would Star Wars be the same without John Williams’ brilliant music? Or what about date night without the right playlist? The same is true for your events. I’m sure you’ve been to parties where the…

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How to Choose Appropriate Games and Activities for My Event

Did you ever go to birthday parties when you were younger? Other than the birthday cake and ice cream, many of us probably looked forward to playing games. Perhaps you remember playing popular party games such as Pin the Tail on the Donkey, Musical Chairs, and Limbo? Well, who says kids should have all the…

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Avoid Making These 8 Mistakes When Creating a Wedding Budget

If you’re engaged and planning a wedding, you probably already know that it can be downright stressful. Of course, you are excited about your upcoming nuptials and anticipating your special day. One way to make things a bit less stressful for your wedding is to plan ahead and create a budget. We touched upon the…

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Choosing a Caterer: How to Choose a Great Caterer

If you’ve ever been involved in the process of choosing a caterer for an event, you know it’s not always easy. Once you decide upon a venue and start researching caterers in the area where you’re hosting your event, you’ll probably find many caterers from which you can choose. And of course, most of them…

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The Do's and Don'ts of Corporate Parties

Have you or your business started making corporate party plans for the upcoming holiday season? The holiday season is right around the corner and getting closer every day. You still have plenty of time, but you don’t want to let it get away from you. If you haven’t already started planning your corporate party, we…

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Beginners Guide to Grilling

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The summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean that grilling season is over! Grilling is the classic food prep method of choice for game day barbeques and can be a great way to add flavor and easy cleanup to your menu prep. An added bonus: many stores put their “summer” inventory on sale this…

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