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
The wedding planning consultation between you and your clients lays the foundation for what service your client is expecting from you and what the client is planning to do. When you first meet with your client, the major conversation should consist of discussing your client’s wedding plan and explaining your wedding planning packages.
Typically, a wedding event planner is hired to offer a Full Coordination, Partial Coordination, or Month of Coordination Wedding Planning, and it is important that you fully explain to your client what is included in each of your wedding planning packages. As a wedding event planner, you may want to offer at least two of these services so as to give your clients an option. The top three sample wedding planning packages include:Continue reading 3 Sample Wedding Planning Packages
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