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The Social Florist

Social Media Marketing: A Perfect Match for Florists

Duncan recently connected with Canadian Florist to share advice with readers who likely lack the time to sift through the ...

Articles

Features

In Memoriam – Lillian Gilchrist, Walt Long, Gay Smith

The industry lost several icons this winter. Canadian Florist reflects on their lives and legacies.   Lillian Gilchrist Lillian Gilchrist, ...
Features

The Warning Signs of an SEO Scam

There’s a joke in the world of search engine optimization that the best place to hide a body is the ...
Features

Stealing Back Time

Here are six ways to save five hours per week. Choosing the right fit is a matter of identifying the ...
Jennifer's Journeys

A Bridal Show Survival Guide

Each year, a wave of proposals occurs between December and February 14. Following the initial celebrations with family and friends, ...
Features

What Does Your Email Address Say About You?

Eighty-five percent of florists are doing something that 70 percent of the buying public considers unprofessional. What’s the difference between a ...
Life At Work

Why It Pays to Be Nice

With wedding season fast approaching and the consultations revving up, it’s difficult to not feel anxious already. After all, this ...
Features

Four Keys To Moving Up Market

When my wife, Rachael, and I first started our St. Louis floral shop, Twisted Willow, it was hard to imagine ...
Features

New Ontario Wholesaler Focuses on Fair Trade Flowers

When Afshin Akhoundpour launched his company, Fair Trade Floral, in June 2016, he began to define what fair trade means ...
Features

David Austin Roses: A Love Story

For centuries, roses have been associated with romance. They’ve received countless mentions in literature, poetry, film, and songs, often representing ...

Latest Blog Posts

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Question: How to Successfully Mange Brides with Unrealistic Expectations?

Teresa writes: How can I correct a bride's budget expectations without losing the sale? Ryan O'Neil from StemCounter has the ...
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The Power of Surveys

Market research is crucial to the success of any business. If you don’t know the needs and wants of your ...
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The Look: Oriental Opulence

When it comes to themes for weddings, the possibilities are endless. As a wedding planner, I’ve seen countless different concepts. ...
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Ask Tianna: How Can I Build An Instagram Following When ...

Tianna answers the question: “I keep hearing that Instagram is an important marketing channel, but it seems like you have ...
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Top Wedding Trends of 2017

Every year sees slight changes in wedding trends, from preferred accessories to the size of the guest list. All of ...
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Balls in the Air – Celebrate Jugglers’ Day!

Day in and day out, we manage work lives and home lives. We manage grocery shopping, appointments, emails, phone calls, ...
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