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:
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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