5 Steps to Landing Top Paying Wedding Clients

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If you are looking for an easy way to land top-paying clients, then you probably won’t land top-paying clients. It’s a hard truth but you need to hear it. The solution to landing top-paying wedding couples is simple, but it’s going to take hard, intentional work!  So often we find ourselves looking for the next quick fix to level up

Is It Time to Cut Your Losses?

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  I didn’t enjoy saying it, but she was paying me to tell the truth. Belle came to me with a problem. She’d been struggling to get her wedding business off the ground for three years. What could she do to make it work? We had a chat and I gathered the facts. The business didn’t have a sustainable profit

How to Pre-Launch Your Venue for a Sold Out First Year

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By Lindsay Lucas I’ve been an athlete my whole life. A tomboy through and through, you could usually find me sporting an oversized tee, break away adidas pants and my high top reebok sneakers. I looked good; or at least I thought I did. When I later hit adolescence, I quickly discovered how popular big name brands were. My parents worked

How to Start Your Career As a Wedding Planner

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By Luiza Kensell The wedding industry is one of the most sought-after sectors nowadays, with thousands of young people dreaming about a career in this fast-growing business. If you are among them, here are some tips and recommendations to start your career as a wedding planner as soon and as successfully as possible. Earn Basic Experience Like any other profession,

5 Things You Must Do Before Opening a Wedding Venue

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Question: Should I Open a Wedding Venue? This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. “Hi there. First off, impressive website. Great info here and easy to find all your relevant content. Question for you: “I am starting to tinker with the idea of opening a wedding venue in Oregon but have two crucial questions I was hoping you

10 Things Brides Hate About Wedding Pros

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By Megan Miranda #1: They don’t communicate Keep in close contact, even if it’s with a bridezilla or her mother. Brides planning a wedding hate to reach out and not hear back. If you’ve received an email, text, call or pigeon post from a bride or groom, you must write back promptly! Make a rule for yourself and stick to

How Can I Build My Wedding Business Living Paycheck to Paycheck?

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Stuck In a Rut “I have a very SERIOUS problem. I am a Certified Event Planner and (please this is very embarrassing to me) I work as an administrative assistant. Making $300.00 a week. Yes, please I can literally see your faces right now. Don’t get me wrong, I do weddings here and there, but after losing my business, I

3 Tips for Starting a Wedding Planning Business

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By Megan Miranda 1. Keep Your Startup Costs Low Fortunately, starting a wedding planning business isn’t as expensive as opening a store or restaurant. You won’t have the cost of renting a large office space (at least at first) or purchasing expensive tools. However, there are some startup costs that you need to consider before you begin. As a business

How to Build Your New Wedding Business by Word of Mouth

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It’s a jungle out there, and we’re not talking jungle-themed weddings — which sound kind of cool. More than 2.1 million people were married in the U.S. in 2012, and the average wedding now costs more than $25,400, according to The Wedding Report. This is excellent news for anyone who has ever wanted to break into the business. But it

3 Steps to Stand Out, Get Leads and Get Booked in a Saturated Market

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Question: How can I book weddings without testimonials or photos of my events? Dear Stephanie, I have question for you. I am a wedding planner in Galveston Texas area and I start my business back in 2009 when it didn’t take off like I wanted to I left it alone until last year. In my area it’s hard to get