From a beautiful backdrop to world-class catering, every couple wants a one-of-a-kind wedding that checks all the boxes. Meanwhile, as a wedding planner, you want to ensure that everything comes together without a hitch. Finding new solutions for each unique client can be a daunting task. Fortunately, there is a way to make the whole […]

5 Reasons to Recommend a Resort Wedding

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I have followed Mark Kingsdorf’s career for a number of years and have always been impressed with his wisdom, natural marketing instincts, authenticity, and his ability to successfully pivot his career in the industry to fit his ideal lifestyle. With over 40 years in the hospitality and event industries, Mark has a very unique perspective […]

Must Read Marketing and Blogging Advice for Wedding Planners

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The truth about owning a wedding planning business is that there are a million things that you are responsible for in addition to planning and designing events. When was the last time you sat down and worked on YOU and YOUR business? We work so hard for our clients that we forget to spend time […]

The Ultimate Business Success Checklist for Wedding Planners

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Many of us start our wedding planning business without much previous business experience. Most of us have been employees and did not have to think about what the business made in gross income and what the business expenses were. We also didn’t have to think much about taxes since they came right out of our paycheck. […]

What You Really Need to Charge to Make a Living as a Wedding Planner

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One of my favorite people in the wedding industry is Susan Southerland. Not only is she incredibly successful at planning events, she is a savvy businesswoman, author, and inspiring educator in our industry. She is married (her husband is her business partner) and a mom to 4 kiddos. Susan is relatable, friendly, and funny. Susan […]

Expert Advice: Growing Your Planning Business

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Event insurance is a necessity for event planners looking to keep themselves and their clients protected. Event liability insurance protects your client if someone or something causes property damage to the venue or someone is injured at their event. Each year, Markel Insurance sees numerous liability claims for things like damage to reception hall furnishings such […]

Top 5 Wedding Day Insurance Claims

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Wedding planners have a surprising selection of inspiring books to explore! Fresh wedding ideas, hilarious wedding stories, and real-world business tips abound. We sifted through a tall stack of choices and distilled them down to the 10 Best Wedding Planner Books. For a cool summer read, get ready for the Wedding MBA and take one of these to […]

10 Best Wedding Planner Books

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Founded by a group of wedding industry professionals – four friends, to be exact: a photographer, a designer, a wedding planner, and a marketing specialist – the idea for Sourced Co. was sparked around a table (while we were sharing a brownie, if we’re being totally honest). As seasoned wedding pros, we realized there was […]

Styled Stock Photography for Wedding Planners

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She wants her best friend to design the flowers and her aunt to make the cake. They expect their wedding to look like a professional put it together, but they push you to use non-professionals vendors. How do you regain control of the process? What are the steps to achieve a realistic consensus? What do […]

Planner Wars: Who’s In Charge Of This Wedding?

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By now, most wedding and event professionals have heard the buzz regarding event insurance. Sure, you know it exists, but do you really know exactly what event insurance covers, and how it can benefit your clients (and you)? Event insurance is a necessity for event planners looking to keep themselves, and their clients, protected. Event […]

Protect Your Weddings with Event Insurance

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