Series: Client Relations

WHY IS EVERYONE BEING A D*&K RIGHT NOW: Episode 215

We’ve never been ones to not tell it like it is, and let’s be honest… a lot of people are being dicks these days! In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting all about the state of the wedding industry, what’s causing so much frustration (among both clients and vendors),…

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TIPS FOR STICKING TO YOUR CONTRACT: Episode 211

While actually having a contract is basic Business Ownership 101, actually sticking to your contract and enforcing its policies is another story. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a stationery designer about sticking to your contract, why it’s important to do so, and how your contract and…

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CREATING SYSTEMS FOR YOUR BUSINESS: Episode 196

If the majority of your business is in your head, it’s time to get a better system. Systems and software can help manage your tasks, streamline communication with clients, and even track your money, not to mention make it easier for your customers to do business with you. In this week’s episode of the This Week…

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MINDSET SHIFT: FROM TRANSACTION TO EXPERIENCE TO RELATIONSHIP: Episode 188

Weddings are so personal. And in business, we have the choice to focus on the transaction of booking clients or the relationship we’re building and experiences we’re creating. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a DJ who has made a shift from playing a numbers game to…

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THE ENNEAGRAM AND YOUR WEDDING BUSINESS: Episode 175

You’ve probably heard the term Enneagram before. But what the heck is it? And how can you use it to better yourself, your relationships, and you business? In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with an Enneagram expert and business coach about the Enneagram, what it is, and the…

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DEALING WITH THE DIFFICULT AND HOW TO COME OUT ON TOP: Episode 170

In an industry built by reputation, how you come out of a difficult situation says so much about you and your business. And we all know that the wedding industry definitely has its fair share of difficult! Difficult clients, difficult situations, or even difficult vendor partners, can make producing “perfect” events for a living no…

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MICROAGGRESSIONS YOU DIDN’T EVEN KNOW ABOUT – Episode 166

The Black Lives Matter movement certainly is not new. But the recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have finally brought racial injustice, prejudice and systematic racism to the forefront of America discussions. While the This Week In Weddings podcast is generally about the business of weddings, the awareness to inequality is everybody’s…

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CREATING ONE-ON-ONE CONNECTIONS IN A DIGITAL AGE – Episode 164

Are you over the Zoom call? It’s safe to say that this new way of meeting with clients and selling your services isn’t going away any time soon, so wedding industry entrepreneurs have to get on board with a new way to communicate. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re…

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TURNING YOUR VOLUME-BASED BUSINESS INTO A VALUE-BASED BUSINESS – Episode 163

How many events do you want to do in a year? Even more importantly, how many events can you do in a year while still providing excellent service to your clients? While some wedding businesses operate with volume in mind, others take on fewer events and give a higher touch experience. In this week’s episode…

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COMMUNICATING REALISTIC BUDGETS TO CLIENTS – 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 w

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