Have you always wanted to open a flower shop but aren't sure where to start? No worries! Like any new business, opening a flower shop involves a lot of thought and hard work. It can be intimidating and overwhelming, but the payoff is so worth it. Check out our quick guide of the things you need to know when opening a flower shop.Click here to read more.
When it comes to online shopping, it's a visual game. There are many different things you can do that will make your site stand out from the crowd, and not always in the way you want. Your home page should be inviting to potential customers and welcome them the way you would into your store. Here are some dos and don'ts for your FSN website.Click here to read more.
Gaining the trust of potential customers is a necessary step in helping your flower shop grow. Thatâs why building credibility is such a big deal. Credibility is when others consider you a reliable resource and trust you to do a good job when working with you. Building credibility doesn't happen overnight; it has to be earned, just like respect. Establishing your credibility shows that you are committed to your business and serious about providing real solutions for your customers'Click here to read more.
Florists are facing some hefty competition in the free market. With big box stores and other flower shops, it's easy to be overlooked by customers who may be looking for flowers. To be a true competitor, you need to stand out from the crowd and give consumers a reason to choose your flower shop over others. Spreading awareness can be crucial to making a name for yourself and your shop. When customers are familiar with your name and products, they're more likely to think of you when theyClick here to read more.
Colors can tell a story, evoke an emotion, and set the mood. That's why choosing the right ones is such an important decision in visual fields like floral design.Click here to read more.
Is your flower shop ready for the holidays? Flower Shop Network has implemented a new website feature that gives you the ability to increase orders this holiday season! See below for more information.
Often times, during the holiday, your flower shop may be bombarded with so many floral orders that your delivery person can no longer keep up with the high demand. This is why we've designed a website feature that allows you to set "in-store pickup" as an option during these specific times.Click here to read more.
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.Click here to read more.
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.Click here to read more.
The summer will come to a close before we know it and the last of the major holidays of the year will be here in full swing!
While you have a minute to breathe, take some time to organize the backroom of your flower shop. I know this sounds like an overwhelming or unrealistic task, but once you have have all of your ribbons in place and vases properly stored, you will feel ready to handle any situation that comes your way!
These simple suggestions can give your work space some much-neededClick here to read more.
Perceptions of Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers are being challenged with a new study that was recently conducted about flower appreciation. The study published by Floral Management provides groundbreaking research that shows a growing appreciation across generations for flowers and florists.Click here to read more.
Much like Google or Yelp, Bing works to help get your business found when people are searching for you online. This business listing is called Bing Places, a free online listing that helps web users find your info when they're searching specifically for you, or when they're searching for businesses like yours in a certain location.
Most of the time, when you search for your business, you'll find that it's already been added to Bing's listings. This is done by aggregating any info that theClick here to read more.