Stephanie and Jeff Padovani


Stephanie and Jeff Padovani

Stephanie Padovani and her husband, Jeff, are the dynamic husband-wife duo behind Book More Brides, the #1 marketing resource for for the wedding industry. Visit BookMoreBrides.com/mb to learn, “21 Must Have FREE Tools to Turbo Charge Your Wedding Business.”




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Would You Do the Wedding of a Friend or Family Member For Free?

August 17, 2017 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
My cousin got married last year and because I’m a seasoned wedding expert with tons of experience, she called me for advice. “Here we go again,” I thought. Not that I mind sharing my expertise with family and friends. I’m happy to do that. It just gets complicated. Fast. Friends and family call me because they’re hoping to save money by using m... [read more]
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Double Your Wedding Business Revenue in the Next 12 Months

August 10, 2017 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
In this article for Book More Brides, David James of Plan My Perfect Wedding tackles how to Double Your Wedding Business Revenue in the Next 12 Months...

Would you love to wake up to an influx of sales or leads in your email inbox every day? Who wouldn’t right?

Double Your Wedding Business Revenue in the Next 12 Months

There are a ton of service providers in the wedding industry who struggle to pay the bills because they aren’t getting... [read more]

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Want More $$$ in Your Wedding Business Bank Account? Check This Out.

July 6, 2017 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
I met with Oz Alon, the charismatic co-founder of HoneyBook, by Google Hangout on the fourth anniversary of his business. He is ambitious, driven, and absolutely passionate about empowering creative entrepreneurs with a magical experience through the payment and communications process, so that it can be passed on to their clients. Here are a few of the insights he’s gleaned along th... [read more]
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Paid Advertising on Pinterest: An Interview with Alisa Meredith

June 28, 2017 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
I was lucky enough to make friends with Alisa Meredith, a visual social media marketing expert, at Social Media Marketing World. She gave a presentation on paid Pinterest ads, otherwise known as “promoted pins.” Her expertise was just oozing from her pores—she was on fire! So I had to pick her brain about Pinterest since it's my fave social media site for wedding marke... [read more]
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Becoming “Known:” Interview With Best-Selling Author Mark Schaefer

June 22, 2017 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
I had the opportunity to hang out with New York Times best-selling author Mark Schaefer over drinks in the hotel lobby bar after Social Media Marketing World last month. I had attended his lecture based on his book “KNOWN” and had a few brain busters for him. But first let me explain what “known” refers to. You have probabl... [read more]
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How to Turn One Wedding Into 4 Blog Posts

May 25, 2017 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
Repurposing content! This was a huge theme at Social Media Marketing World, the world's biggest and baddest social media conference, which I had the pleasure of attending last month. In a nutshell, s-l-o-w d-o-w-n the non-stop hamster wheel of creating fresh content for your blog and social media accounts simply by changing the way you think about your content. One wedding is a gold mine of content opportunities...trust me!

#1 - The “Real Wedding” Write-Up

So, this is ... [read more]
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7 Tips to Get On the Preferred Vendor List

May 18, 2017 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
The Preferred Vendor List. It’s like the Holy Grail for wedding pros. Get those coveted venue referrals and you’ve got it made. But how do you get your wedding business at the top of the list? A recent discussion in our private Facebook group (for Acceleration members only) shared some tips. Yeah, our members rock. :)

#1 - Photographers, send them your images!

Consistency...Sending ima... [read more]
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4 Tips For Booking Budget Shoppers Without Selling Out

April 28, 2017 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
In this article for Book More Brides, a wedding videographer and analytics-obsessed business owner, Mika R., discusses Tips For Booking Budget Shoppers. I’m a couple of years into my own wedding business and the type of inquiries I now get are quite different to the ones I was fielding in the early days. When I was starting out, almost every inquiry came from a “price shopper.” They had found me through read more]
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Don’t Outsource Your Wedding Business Until You Read This!

April 20, 2017 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
Dina Eisenberg of Outsource Easier is Da Bomb when it comes to outsourcing. We met Dina way back when Book More Brides was a newborn, and she inspired us with her delightful positivity and dazzling smile. She knows both the wedding industry AND the world of easy outsourcing, so I’ve turned to her for some tips. (You can check out her read more]
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7 Tips to Grow Your Wedding Business With Outsourcing

April 7, 2017 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
  Whether you’re a newbie or a veteran in the wedding business, the word “assistant” can be scary. How can you possibly hire someone to do what you do? I turned to Bob Graham, founder of Event Temple software for wedding pros and the multi-op entertainment business Airwaves Music, for advice. He’s hired and trained hundreds of team members, and... [read more]
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