How to get vendors to refer couples to you

Beginning wedding planners face the primary dilemma of acquiring clients to jumpstart their business. The only way to get clients to notice you is to first let them know your business exists. They have to know you enough to trust you to plan and organize their wedding. How do you start this? It simply can

How to Include Dogs in a Wedding

As a professional wedding planner, you must be capable of planning all sorts of weddings – including weddings that involve dogs. Though including a dog in a wedding may seem strange, it isn’t to its owner. People who love their dogs want them to partake in every aspect on their lives, including their weddings. These

Planning a Multicultural Wedding

As more interracial relationships lead to marriage, multicultural weddings are becoming increasingly desirable. As a professional wedding planner, you must be skilled enough to bring together two beautiful cultures in a unique way that unites instead of offend a couple and their cultural backgrounds. There are a number of ways your wedding planning business can

Planning a Wedding with a Difficult Bride-to-Be

Everyone’s familiar with the show “Bridezillas.” It’s funny to watch when you’re not dealing with these mean-spirited women, but it’s a living nightmare when you’re working with them as a professional wedding planner. You love your career, but dealing with these wrathful women who feel a need to act lesser than a lady because they’re

5 Tips on Choosing a Wedding Planning Business’ Niche

As a professional wedding planner, you need a niche. This allows you to attract the clients you want; thus, bringing you their business. These tips will help you find the right niche for you. Tip 1: Decide what market you want to tap into. As a professional wedding planner, you may enjoy working with couples

Planning Winter Weddings against Mother Nature

Winter is here with a vengeance: floods, snowstorms, and freezing temperatures. Regardless where you live, chances are winter is leaving its wrathful affects on your area. Despite Mother Nature's fury, there are couples anxious to marry. No amount of hail, rain, or snow can stop them from saying, “I do.” For a professional wedding planner,

How to Plan a Beautiful Christmas Wedding

Your wedding planning business just been hired to create a Christmas wedding.  The excited couple wants to not only exchange gifts during the holidays, but wedding vows too. As a professional wedding planner, they expect you to be up to par for the challenge of blending a traditional wedding with a festive holiday. Your wedding

What are brides looking for in a wedding planner

To be successful every business needs to know their customer’s needs and how they think and operate. When you know this you can better prepare yourself for that first meeting. Here are a few things brides will look for in a wedding planner and some tips how to fulfill their needs. Credibility You will have