So you’ve met with a couple, gotten an introduction, and they seem interested. So how do you land the contract? The first step is to build and send them a Wedding Planning Proposal – this will include all the information they’ll need to make their choice…with you! This is an essential part of wedding planning business, and when done well, will leave a lasting impression on potential and future clients. There are a number of things you can include in your proposal, but we’ve narrowed it down to the top 4 must-have details to include in your wedding planning proposal!Continue reading 4 Must Have Details to Include in Your Wedding Planning Proposal
One of the most frequently asked questions for wedding planners is: what do I charge? Pricing can make a lot of people squirm, and there are a lot of opinions and thoughts out there about what wedding planning should cost. Between hearing the entrepreneurial crowd insist you charge what you’re worth, and brides balking at additional costs in their budgets, it can be a daunting task to even start setting your price list. But the bottom line is that pricing a wedding planning business isn’t a one size fits all process. Instead, we’ll walk you through the steps of creating a price list for your wedding business that suits you and your clients.Continue reading Creating a Price List for Your Wedding Business
As an event planner, one of the most important things you can do is to create well-detailed event planning packages. This will help your clients to clearly understand what is included and the benefits of your services. Not sure what to include in your event planning packages? Here are three (3) important things you need to include in your event planning packages.Continue reading 3 Things to Include in your Event Planning Packages
As wedding planners, we are always collecting information to help us better serve our clients. Being able to send questionnaires can help ensure you and your client are a great fit and make your booking and planning process easier as well. If you are looking for a program that can help you create an excellent wedding planner questionnaire for your client, here is a list of the top programs that provide unique features you’ll find useful.Continue reading 3 Programs to Create Client Questionnaires
Whether you’re just starting an event planning business or you’re an existing planner, knowing what to include in your event planner price list is important for bookings. Your event planner price list is one way to inform potential clients who have not officially been sent a proposal.Continue reading 3 Things to Include in Your Event Planner Price List
Starting an event planning business is an exciting endeavor that takes work on the part of the event planner. There are many moving parts. Social media, pricing your services, marketing, and writing contracts are just a few of the things you will need to do before launching. Trying to do all of these things yourself will have you stretched thin and on your way to burning out.
Using templates for different parts of your business will give you the assistance and structure you need as you get started. This will take the pressure off you so you can focus on other aspects such as building relationships with vendors and getting client leads. Take a look at the five templates you will need to start your event planning business.Continue reading 5 Templates to Start Your Event Planning Business
Working as an event planner can be a dream career that allows you to work for yourself and have financial independence. Even if you have a natural talent for event planning, there will be aspects of the business you will need help with. That is why we did this round up of the 10 blog posts every event planner should read.
There is something for every event planner on this list. Whether you want to learn how to charge for your services or want to know how to land clients without a portfolio, you will find what you are looking for.Continue reading 10 Blog Posts Every Event Planner Should Read
As an event planner, one of the most important documents you are going to create is your event planning proposal. This is going to lay out all of the details of why a client should work with you, what you’re able to provide, and your business policies. There are certain items that you must have in your proposal and certain rules to follow. A proposal is a marketing document and will essentially become the start of your contract once it is accepted and signed.
An event proposal should also be beautiful and stick to your branding. You can create a branded proposal template using Canva that can be used over and over again.Continue reading 5 Rules for Writing an Event Planning Proposal
Creating an event proposal is great, but almost anyone can do it. Creating a proposal that will actually win over clients take time, effort, and attention to detail. If you are new to the event planning business, you might find writing a proposal overwhelming and wonder how you will compete with the competition. We’re sharing all the tips for not only creating an event planning proposal, but winning over your clients.Continue reading How to Create a Winning Event Planning Proposal
A major part of running an event planning business is being able to write a proposal that will catch the client’s eye and get you booked. However, if you are new to writing proposals this can be overwhelming. Don’t worry, that is what we are here for.Continue reading 5 Items to Include in Your Event Planning Proposal