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We believe in a better way for florists to do business! At Flower Shop Network, we want to provide florists with helpful marketing tips and resources to help your business grow!

Check out this great new resource for florists! Mar 22, 2017 »

As a partner with florists, we've learned a lot about what it takes for our florists to run a successful flower shop. Creating beautiful designs is only part of your job. You also have to manage a business. Tim Huckabee has been guiding florists in their businesses for many years with his revolutionary approach to sales and customer service. You've probably seen his columns in SAF's Floral Management, Florists' Review, and Canadian Florist.

The Profitable Florist is his latest resource for…

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Inspire Yourself with Creative Workspaces Mar 08, 2017 »

As florists, keeping your creative interests flowing is important. Attempting to create fresh, new looks with the same types of flowers can become monotonous. There may be times when you, or your designers, hit a wall creatively. A creative workspace within your shop will inspire creative thinking and can help when you feel like you keep sending out the same arrangement of roses, carnations, and baby's breath.

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Tackling Valentine's Day Test Orders Jan 18, 2017 »

Valentine's day is quickly approaching. As one of the largest floral holidays of the year, it can be easy to send out an arrangement that might not be up to par with your usual bouquets. What happens if that order is a test order from local (or national) media?

Over the years, major news outlets have made test orders from online flower retailers, then broadcast their reviews live on national television. This has also happened to local flower shops with test orders from their local news sources.…

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5 Tips for Building Valentine's Day Sales Jan 11, 2017 »

Valentine's Day is upon us, and, as florists, we know that it's among the most hectic times of the year. We thought we'd help relieve some of the stress with a few tips for building your Valentine's Day sales.

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How the Power of Positivity Can Help Your Business Jan 05, 2017 »

What's your New Year's resolution? Did you make one? Most people begin the new year by saying they are going to reinvent themselves. You always hear the same, "New year, new me!" Sadly, many folks don't stick with this resolution, and quickly fall into old habits.

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