How to Start a Home-Based Event Planning Business

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Overview

Are you passionate about planning events? Have you ever wanted to be your own boss and set your own schedule while pursuing something you enjoy? Now you can make your dreams a reality. This comprehensive guide--now updated in its third edition--contains all the necessary tools and strategies you need to successfully launch and grow an event-planning business. Using plain language and easy-to-follow worksheets, Jill Moran takes you through every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based event planning...
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Overview

Are you passionate about planning events? Have you ever wanted to be your own boss and set your own schedule while pursuing something you enjoy? Now you can make your dreams a reality. This comprehensive guide--now updated in its third edition--contains all the necessary tools and strategies you need to successfully launch and grow an event-planning business. Using plain language and easy-to-follow worksheets, Jill Moran takes you through every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based event planning business. She shares her professional experience and expert advice on everything from estimating start-up costs and finding clients to planning and executing weddings, parties, corporate events, fund-raisers, and more! Whether you're just starting to explore your options or are an event planning wizard looking to be your own boss, this guide can help you establish and build your own successful home-based business.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762754298
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/13/2010
  • Series: Home-Based Business Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 582,407
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Jill S. Moran is a Certified Special Events Professional with twenty years of experience in special event planning. With her award-winning company, jsmoran, she has created corporate outings, nonprofit conferences, fund-raising galas, and exclusive parties in cities around the country and around the world--in locations ranging from museusm and yachts to convention centers and wineries.
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Table of Contents

All How to Start a Home-Based Business books include: 1. So You Want to Start an Event-Planning Business?2. The Home Office3. Developing Your Business4. Dollars and Sense5. Marketing Your Services6. Developing a Team7. Legal and Ethical Issues8. Planning Basics: The Event Process from Proposal to Follow-Up9. Social Celebrations: Weddings and More10. Corporate Events11. Nonprofit and Fund-Raising Events12. Balancing Your Life13. Being the Best: Education and TrainingAppendix:* School and Degree Programs* Professional Industry Organizations* Recommended Reading* Internet Resources
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2004

    GREAT REFERENCE

    This book is great for the ambitious person who is new to the idea of event planning. The book gives you a beginners look at the profession, pro's and con's. It is a great reference to have during the long road to starting your own event planning business.

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