You have a great email back and forth with a wedding couple - things are looking good! You send your pricing sheet - and they're in shock. They question your worth, try to strip down your services, whatever they can do to save a buck. How do you explain why you're worth it? This week's episode has three effective ways to market your value and close the sale. Music by Michael Holowatch of the Replicas.
We put the "party" in Bridal Parties with the latest episode of the Aisle Survive: Tales of a Former Wedding Planner Podcast! From groomsmen who chase planners across the dance floor to bridesmaids who break up bachelorette parties, do I have some stories - and, tips for how to help your clients manage rogue members of their squad.
I also have tips for how to handle bridal parties that have big responsibilities on the wedding day - to ensure they feel supported, yet set you up for success.
Music by Michael Holowatch of The Replicas!
In this episode of the Aisle Survive: Tales of a Former Wedding Planner podcast, I talk about the dumb little things that can be a big, awkward issue on the day of. As a wedding planner, we have to cross check everything - no one else is doing it, so we get blamed if something slips through the cracks. In this episode, the top three things to make sure you double check before the big day. Music by Michael Holowatch of the Replicas!
NOTE: Podcast vocal starts at 00:41, really long music intro on this one!
Ever feel like you're a professional arbitrator or MFT? When what you thought you were doing was planning a wedding? When family drama gets too much and we planners are in the middle of it, it can make our job exhausting and stressful. Here's how to get everyone to behave and treat you not like a member of the family, but like the professional you are. Tips start at 4.57. Music is "She's So High" by Michael Holowatch of the Replicas. They provide outstanding live music for any event and are simply amazing. Many thanks to Michael for letting me use this track.
Questions? Stories? Just want to talk? Email me at email@example.com!
The transition to podcasts has officially begun! This first official episode of the Aisle Survive: Tales of a Former Wedding Planner podcast is up. This episode is about Bad Decisions - the client who wants their cousin to do the lighting, their aunt to take the photos - you get the gist. How to maintain integrity of the wedding, and thus your role, at the event? I'll explain all. Any questions, input, comments, or war stories? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The music is "She's So High" by Michael Holowatch of the Replicas, one of the best bands EVER. If you need a killer band for your clients' wedding or event in Los Angeles and beyond, look no further!