Bettering systems and client experience for wedding pros

Here’s a secret (that’s not really a secret): business doesn’t have to be complicated.

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In this blog, you’ll find a journal-like reference for resources designed to actually support you and your wedding business. Because bettering the client experience for your wedding pro business shouldn’t be complicated or overwhelming.

The word “audit” has a tendency to strike fear in the hearts of business owners, evoking images of IRS agents combing through every financial transaction with seemingly little care for the health of your company. Fortunately, not all audits are scary. As an online business manager, or OBM, I am constantly looking for new ways […]

Behind the Scenes, Business Strategy, Wedding Industry

March 26, 2024

Crafting Success: The Power of a Wedding Business Audit Unveiled


Managing an online presence is an indispensable tool for any professional in wedding planning. Every aspect of the wedding industry requires a strategic approach to increase visibility and thrive. In today’s guide, I am going to walk you through various practical strategies, tools, and services wedding professionals can use to organize their online presence. These […]

Behind the Scenes, Marketing and Promotion, OBM, Wedding Industry

March 19, 2024

How to Manage Your Online Presence Efficiently for Wedding Professionals


Today, we’re bubbling over with excitement to share some monumental news. If you’ve been following our journey as Modern Penny LLC, you know we’ve cherished every moment under that name. But like any love story, it’s time for a change that reflects who we are and elevates the support we provide to our incredible community. […]

Behind the Scenes, OBM, Wedding Industry

February 20, 2024

Unveiling Boda Bliss: Elevating Wedding Pro Journeys


As the fiscal year comes to a close, entrepreneurs and business leaders find themselves at a critical juncture. This point necessitates not only reflection but also a strategic assessment of the previous year’s efforts and a proactive plan for the upcoming challenges. This comprehensive guide will walk you through eleven critical considerations, ensuring a thorough […]

Behind the Scenes, Business Strategy, Wedding Industry

December 19, 2023

Preparing for the 2024 Fiscal Year With an End-of-Year Business Evaluation


Imagine returning to your office after a relaxing vacation only to find an unexpected audit notice waiting for you in the mailbox. The mixture of emotions that follow—surprise, anxiety, and the looming fear of potential financial setbacks—can be overwhelming. The prospect of an audit, even for the most diligent business owner, can be a daunting […]

Behind the Scenes, Business Strategy

November 23, 2023

The Essential Guide to a Thriving Wedding Business Through Strategic Audit Strategies


The wedding industry is hinged on the idea that life is better with a partner. For our clients, this looks like pledging their love for one another as they join their lives in beautiful ceremonies. However, I think this idea is just as important for wedding professionals. In this industry, it’s impossible to do everything […]

Behind the Scenes, Business Strategy, OBM, Wedding Industry

October 12, 2023

Wedding Industry Professionals: Which One Do You Need: Strategist, Coach, or OBM?


Every business deals with constant ebbs and flows, and despite the obvious differences between busy seasons and slow seasons, the majority of companies are able to operate in a “business as usual” style throughout the year. In the wedding industry, however, seasons are everything.  Though every couple is different, there are remarkable similarities in when […]

Behind the Scenes, Wedding Industry

October 5, 2023

Business Cycles in the Wedding Industry: What to Expect and How to Prepare


Today, more than ever, sharing wedding photos has become more accessible and instantaneous than ever before. For wedding professionals and photographers, the practice of sharing these precious moments with vendors is an essential part of their business as it facilitates collaboration and portfolio building. However, it’s crucial to understand the etiquette and legalities surrounding this […]

Behind the Scenes, Wedding Industry

September 28, 2023

Sharing Wedding Photos with Vendors: Navigating Etiquette and Legalities


Running your own wedding business is an exciting and work-dense adventure. However, what many small business owners don’t realize is just how easy it is to accidentally treat your business more like a hobby than a growing company. When you begin to treat your wedding business like a hobby, you lose the ability to grow […]

Behind the Scenes, Wedding Industry

August 31, 2023

How to Stop Treating Your Wedding Business Like a Hobby


High on emotions and bursting with tasks, wedding season can often be an overwhelming whirlwind. But amid ‘crunch time’, it’s important to effectively manage your wedding business if you want to see it grow. And growth, as we all know, comes from clients. When all of your tasks are scattered and you’re operating without a […]

Behind the Scenes, Productivity, Wedding Industry

June 24, 2023

Wedding Professionals: Stop Ghosting Clients! Grow Your Wedding Business With These Industry Tips


Calling All Visionary Women in the Wedding Industry!

If you're a dynamic female entrepreneur making waves in the wedding realm as a photographer, planner, venue owner, baker, bridal shop owner, beauty service provider, or florist, you've found your ideal haven. With a proven track record and the goal of booking 20-50 (or more!) weddings annually, you are a powerhouse in the industry. Yet, the intricacies of contracts, invoices, and communication might not be your forte, and even with a dedicated team, the administrative load can feel overwhelming.

Enter your devoted ally – that's me. You've invested your heart and soul into your craft, and now it's time to unlock the full potential of your business. My expertise lies in liberating you from the administrative tangle, allowing you to channel your energy into what you excel at. No more solo juggling of client communication, wrestling with contracts, or coordinating vendors. Together, we'll craft a seamless system that empowers your creativity and propels your business to new heights. Let's turn your dreams into reality, achieving the growth, balance, and precious family time you deserve. If you're prepared for a supportive, collaborative journey, I'm here to propel you towards thriving in every conceivable way.

Cinthia Onines


What Makes My Heart Flutter

You know what lights my fire? Weddings! Not just the vows and flowers (though those are magical too), but the incredible people like you—the ones who bring families together, make dreams a reality, and turn ceremonies into tear-jerking, heartwarming moments. Being part of that? Incredibly rewarding.

So, whether we're crafting efficient systems, managing projects, or providing virtual assistance, I'm here to be your wedding industry wingwoman. Let's join forces, bring your dreams to life, and make your business sparkle in this beautiful world of celebrations.


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