Vendor Relations

How to Work with a Wedding Planner: This Week In Weddings – Episode 141

Wedding planners are a great source of wedding referrals and can be a perfect conduit to repeat business. But how do you get on a wedding planner’s preferred list? And even more importantly, how do you stay on that list? In this week’s episode of This Week In Weddings, we’re chatting with a seasoned wedding…

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Communicating Realistic Budgets with Clients: This Week In Weddings – Episode 140

Weddings are expensive, and most couples go into the planning process with absolutely no idea how much what they want actually costs in the real world. As wedding vendors, how can we communicate clearly with couples about wedding costs and why we charge what we do? In this week’s episode of This Week In Weddings,…

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Strategic Strategies to Up Your Sales Game: This Week In Weddings – Episode 132

Without sales, you don’t have a business, but what are some new, creative strategies for building your business and getting more sales? In this week’s episode of This Week In Weddings, we’re chatting about  ways to think outside the box when it comes to sales and expanding your network that are often overlooked. About our…

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Work Hard and Be Nice to People: This Week In Weddings – Episode 125

It sounds so simple and obvious – Work hard and be nice to people. But it’s not always as easy as it sounds. If you don’t know your “why” or simply not finding your own joy, working hard and being nice to people can be a challenge to do on a daily business. In this…

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Dealing with Hysterical Clients: This Week In Weddings – Episode 116

It would be awesome to never have a crazy client, but if you’ve been in the wedding industry for any period of time, you’re likely not that lucky. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting about dealing with challenging clients, and even more importantly, how to see the crazy coming!…

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The Key to Achieving Longevity in the Events Industry: This Week In Weddings – Episode 112

Most small businesses fizzle before hitting their five year anniversary, and the wedding industry is no different. With vendors coming and going, how do you become one of the more tenured folks that sticks around and continues to thrive? In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with Katie Easley of Kate…

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Relocating Your Wedding Business: This Week In Weddings – Episode 111

When you’re a wedding entrepreneur with a strong local target market, the idea of relocating to another city can be overwhelming. From starting from scratch in a city that doesn’t know you to hustling like you’re a newbie, moving a wedding business is no joke. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting…

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Networking for Introverts: This Week In Weddings – Episode 95

The saying goes that it’s all about who you know, and being well connected in the wedding industry can certainly be helpful for building and growing your business. But when you’re shy or an introvert, networking can be terrifying. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a successful wedding planner…

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Doing Conferences the Right Way: This Week In Weddings – Episode 83

There are tons of wedding and event industry conferences. From WeddingMBA and The Special Event to the Be Sage Conference and Engage! Luxury Wedding Business Summit, there’s something for everyone. If you have plans to add some education and networking to your agenda with an upcoming event conference, this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast is for…

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Building Your Business While Giving Back to the Community: This Week In Weddings – Episode 81

Are you giving back to the community? If not, it’s never too late to start. And even better, giving back can help build your business by expanding your current circle of influence. In this episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with industry veteran Jennifer Burns, who has seen first hand how being involved…

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