As wedding business owners, many of us have an inferiority complex around pricing our planning services. This attitude is certainly not helping you and it’s not helping your clients either. You owe it to yourself and to your couples to charge the kind of money they’ll respect. When people pay for something, they value it […]

Charge What You Are Worth and Don’t Apologize

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Who doesn’t love being told why they’re amazing and how much they are appreciated? Sometimes it is hard for us to translate these feelings into a meaningful gift for a loved one. The solution? NoteCube.  NoteCube is a beautiful collection of printed, personalized notes and photos that express your love and appreciation for your significant […]

NoteCube: One of the Most Thoughtful Wedding Gifts in the World

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As an aspiring wedding planner, when you find a position or a company you’re interested in working for, grabbing their attention and making a quality first impression is very important. Your approach, effort, creativity, and attention to detail will weigh heavily on the impression you’re making. Here are 10 Secrets on Getting Hired for a […]

Wedding Planner Jobs: 10 Secrets to Getting Hired

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As wedding planners, it is our job to help manage our client’s weddings, even when they are cancelled.  Even though we would like to, we can’t plan everything and unforeseen occurrences like extreme weather, accidents, or illness could very well leave you and your clients in an uncomfortable position. To make the entire process much […]

How to Manage a Cancelled Wedding

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With more couples opting to celebrate their wedding abroad, the demand for destination wedding planners is on the up, as revealed by Zankyou’s international study. The ​Zankyou International Wedding Observations ​Study revealed that almost ​1 in 3 couples now hire a professional wedding planner! With the wedding celebration no longer simply an affair consisting of ​signing papers in a […]

The Essential Online Resource for Destination Wedding Planners

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As a wedding planner, it’s likely you’ve hired an associate (or a few) to assist you on the weekends. It’s not unusual for associates to be classified as contractors. This casual working relationship is the most appealing as you don’t have to pay taxes on their behalf, and you don’t feel the financial strain of […]

Three Signs That Your Wedding Planner Associates are Misclassified as Contractors

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What is the most cost-effective way to get a professional wedding planner contract for your wedding planning business? Here are the options for wedding planner contracts: Create your own wedding planner contract by copying and pasting text from random internet sites. (not recommended) Hire a lawyer to draft a custom contract for you. (recommended but […]

Wedding Planner Contracts

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1) Wedding Planner’s Toolbox If you are just starting out as a wedding planner or if you have been in business for a few years, the ready-to-use tools and templates in the Wedding Planner’s Toolbox will help take your career and business to the next level. As a professional wedding planner, you have one chance and […]

10 Resources Every Aspiring Wedding Planner Should Know About

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Let’s talk about job titles and definitions. My philosophy on job titles is this: The more prestigious, the better. Here’s why you want to assign powerful job titles right away: 1) If you are small and starting out, and this is especially the case in the event industry, you may not be able to offer […]

Training your wedding business employees to fit their title

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Being a wedding planner is a fun, challenging, and sometimes stressful career. You are running the business, constantly marketing to entice new clients, planning events for current clients, managing staff, and trying to stay on top of the latest industry news and trends. With all of these responsibilities (and many others), we are going to […]

6 Mistakes That Wedding Planners Make and How to Fix Them

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