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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where the beats are always grooving, and we're navigating life with a cup of coffee (or two) and a hefty dose of determination. Picture it like your favorite laid-back coffee spot, where cultures collide and every day unfolds a fresh chapter. 

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.

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


Though the wedding industry demands a personal touch, running a successful business requires a tech savvy and creative approach to the tools at your disposal. Today, we’re talking technology. Specifically, we’ll be focusing on how to automate HoneyBook—my favorite program for wedding professionals—with Asana using Zapier. It sounds confusing at first, but these types of […]

Productivity, Technology, Wedding Industry

December 5, 2023

Streamline Your Workflow: Automate HoneyBook with Asana Using Zapier


In the eerie realm of project management, there exists a wicked creature known as procrastination, a ghostly specter that haunts productivity, motivation, and project success. Like a clever spirit, it silently lures us away from essential tasks, tempting us with distractions and indecision while reveling in the anxiety of impending deadlines.  But fear not, for […]


October 19, 2023

Spooky Project Management: How to Banish Procrastination and Meet Deadlines


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?


As wedding professionals, we’re in this industry to create lifelong memories, helping our clients achieve the most beautiful day of their lives.  Unfortunately, working in the wedding business isn’t all fairy dust and breathtaking moments—it’s a business, and should be treated like one. Beyond the brilliance of white dresses and wedding marches, proper wedding business […]

Productivity, Wedding Industry

September 7, 2023

Crafting an Exceptional Client Onboarding Experience: Setting the Stage for Success


As a dedicated wedding professional, you’re no stranger to the whirlwind of client meetings, bookings, and financial juggling that defines your day-to-day. Striking the perfect balance between business tasks and creative pursuits can feel like a constant uphill battle. But fear not, for the digital age brings forth a beacon of hope: Honeybook, an ultimate […]

OBM, Wedding Industry

August 17, 2023

The Wedding Business Honeybook Hack: How an OBM and a VA Can Boost Business

creating SOPs for your wedding business

Running a successful wedding business is like orchestrating a beautiful symphony. From capturing breathtaking moments as a photographer to curating unforgettable venues and designing exquisite floral arrangements, you pour your heart and soul into creating dream weddings for your clients. However, amidst the whirlwind of appointments, bookings, and deadlines, you may find yourself drowning in […]

Productivity, Wedding Industry

July 13, 2023

Optimize Your Wedding Business with The Power of SOPs


Maybe you’ve decluttered your office or your car—even your love life!—but when was the last time you removed the excess from your inbox? Email inboxes can quickly transform into black holes that not only sap your energy, but drown emails you actually want to read. Well, it’s time to take back control! A streamlined and […]

Business Strategy, Productivity

June 29, 2023

Stop Email Overload! Embrace Email Management Strategies and Boost Productivity

wedding industry tips

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


As a wedding photographer, you have to juggle a lot: client inquiries, bookings, scheduling, product orders, invoicing, post-processing, delivery… In other words: chaos! Wedding professionals are among the hardest working business owners around. Because of that, they also struggle with the one thing that will take their business to the next level: asking for help. […]

OBM, Wedding Industry

June 1, 2023

From Chaos to Calm: How OBMs Can Streamline Wedding Photography Operations


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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