Become a Florist
having an exciting high-paying job that lets you use your creativity
to brighten people's lives with flowers. Welcome to the world of floristry!
are few careers that offer so many benefits. As a florist (floral
designer or flower shop owner), you will be surrounded by beauty
every day and have a career that is fun and interesting.
You will have
a hands-on job that gives you a sense of satisfaction with the results
of your work. If you start your own florist business you can enjoy the
freedom and financial rewards of being your own boss.
the floral industry expected to generate more than $20 billion this year,
there are more opportunities for florists than ever before. No matter
what the occasion, there are flowers to go with it.
a florist you will be involved with some of the most significant moments
in people's lives. From birthdays to bar mitzvahs to just because,
florists help people show they care. As a florist, you will help people:
As long as you have the desire,
can become a florist. No special education or experience is necessary to
break into this career and succeed.
love with an elegant box of long-stemmed roses for Valentine's Day
a new baby into the world with arrangements of delicate pink and
mom with a beautiful bouquet on Mother's Day
a wedding with custom-designed bouquets and other flowers
occasions with items such as poinsettia plants and pine wreaths at Christmas
someone's stay in a hospital
the perfect touch to parties and other events
loved ones with beautiful floral funeral tributes
If you would like to get
hired as a floral designer or start your own florist business the FabJob
Guide to Become a Florist is for you! In this e-book you will
discover how you can get started and succeed in this rewarding career.
Guide author Alisa Gordaneer
has worked in the florist business for more than 20 years. With skill and
experience in both floral design and running a flower shop, she has contributed
her expertise to help other florists achieve greater success by writing
for several florist industry magazines.
In this guide she shares insider
tips and expert advice to help you get started and succeed in
floral design and starting a florist business. The guide covers topics
of vital importance to anyone who wants to become a florist, including:
for Your Florist Career
to Get Hired as a Florist or Floral Designer
for florists and how to develop them
programs for florists (no degree or certificate is required)
yourself floral design
quickly get experience through volunteer work or an internship with
about dozens of the most commonly used flowers, greens and household
plants you need to know, with:
instructions for processing
vase life (how long it should remain fresh)
of floral design, including color, shape, and proportion
styles you need to know (horizontal, landscape, waterfall, etc.)
instructions for creating flower arrangements including:
to Start a Flower Shop
which type of employer is best for you, including:
of florist jobs and what they involve
florist job openings are advertised
and sample cover letter to apply for a florist job
create a portfolio or sample floral arrangements to show
an employer your skills
to dress and what to do in a job interview for a florist
This section offers helpful
and links to free resources to start a florist business.
An overview of your options
for starting a flower shop:
Buying an existing flower
shop (including how to find flower shops for sale)
Buying a franchise (includes
pros and cons of franchising, plus costs and contact information for leading
Opening a new flower
What to include in a business
What to consider when choosing
a location for your flower shop
A list of tools, equipment
and supplies you'll need in your flower shop, and where to get them
Setting up your flower shop
(including how to create displays to promote sales)
How to find and work with growers
and wholesalers that can supply you with flowers
Managing your flower
Setting your prices
How to organize the day's
do when a shipment of flowers arrives
Options for delivering flowers to customers
you will discover:
Marketing your business
and getting customers, including:
Phone and online customers
Hotels and restaurants
services that can give you orders from customers outside of your city,
state or country
How to increase sales by
greeting customers the right way
How to consult with clients
who need flowers for an event
Refunds and how to avoid them
Ways to keep customers
section on how to help couples choose wedding flowers to suit their
style and budget
The best resources (including
florist industry publications and professional associations)
get accredited as a professional florist
of what you need to launch your florist career, including:
Sample list of questions to
determine a customer's needs
Sample list of questions to
ask when consulting about a client's floral needs for an event
Sample telephone sales checklist
flower order form and instruction sheet
Sample proposal to provide
flowers for a hotel or other corporate client
Sample contract (service
Sample customer invoice
Sample price list
more! (including free updates)
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Guide to Become a Florist contains some
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- Alisa Gordaneer,
Florist and Author
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