Wednesday, April 17, 2013

How to Start Your Own Wedding Invitation Business From Home

How to start your own wedding invitation business from home.

You love the whole wedding planning and you enjoy the energy that comes from all of it. So why not make a business out of it. Making wedding invitations is not difficult. It isn't even that expensive. You can start with a few basics and build on it. There are only a few things you need to start.

You will need a good printer. I recommend an Epson printer. The best reason for using this is that you are getting a very good quality print. It uses a waterproof ink, it is more durable than most. These are inexpensive too. I have bought Epson printers for years. I even prefer them to laser because, I have found laser print will offset sometimes. Since you can purchase these ink jet printers for around $100 they are perfect.

Now for the software. I recommend starting with Microsoft Works. It is inexpensive and you may even have it on your computer now. It has basic features. You can even set up a data base and do envelope addressing with it. That could help you to promote your business. People love the envelope addressing.

How to start your own wedding invitation business from home is easier than you think. Now we have gone over the printer and the software. Now it is just learning to use it and starting to promote yourself.

You should learn the proper wedding invitation etiquette. This will help to put the proper wording on your announcements. The more you learn on this the better authority you will become. You may even try to come up with some of your own wordings. Casual invites are popular now and some future brides love the idea of having a funny verse to announce their special day.

Theme weddings are popular so you can make some sample invites and use those for ideas for your brides to be. Getting a some samples together will be a good start. Put them in a notebook for advertising. Once you learn to print your invitations you can choose to add special papers or details that will make them even nicer. Again this will come as you learn and earn.

If you look in your area you will probably find some wedding fairs, wedding stores, or other outlets that you can find brides to be at. You can even promote yourself online. There are lots of avenues to take.

These are a few things to keep in mind. I hope you know more about how to start your own wedding invitation business from home. There is a lot of opportunities once learn the basics.

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