Determining the Price for Your Wedding Planning Services in 2023

As a proficient wedding planner, one of the critical decisions you’ll need to make is how to price your services adequately. This decision can significantly impact your business and your clients’ satisfaction. This comprehensive guide will explore the different pricing models that you can adopt, the factors to consider, and how to evade common pricing … Read more

How to Attract the Perfect Clients for Your Wedding Planning Business

As a wedding planner, your clients are not just the individuals who finance your business operations but also an integral part of your business family. You will often find yourself emotionally invested in their success, laughing with them, celebrating with them, and digging deep into the details to ensure their dream wedding comes to life. … Read more

Embrace the Dream: The Rewarding Journey of Becoming a Wedding Planner

Do you find yourself captivated by the enchantment of weddings, the meticulous details that create the magical ambiance, and the joyous celebration of love? If so, the exciting and fulfilling profession of a wedding planner could be your calling. Let’s embark on a comprehensive exploration of the journey towards becoming a successful wedding planner in … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Building Effective Partnerships with Wedding Venues

In the realm of wedding planning, fostering strategic partnerships with wedding venues can significantly propel your business to new heights. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a newcomer in the industry, forming alliances with venues can provide you with invaluable credibility and a steady stream of client referrals. An Overview In the wedding planning industry, … Read more

Starting a Wedding Business: What I wish I had known

The wedding industry is unique in so many ways. It’s one of the things I love about it! But that uniqueness brings it’s own issues. A lot of the general small business advice you read needs to be adapted (not too much scope for repeat sales, for example). And there are some things you’ll only … Read more

How I started in the Wedding Industry – Alison’s Story

In the first in a new series, wedding business owners tell us how they got into the wedding industry. I’m starting with my own story……. It’s fair to say that I fell in love with flowers first, not the wedding industry. My parents were solid public servants (civil servant and teacher). There’s absolutely no entrepreneurship … Read more

Bootstrapping your wedding business start-up

When it comes to starting a wedding business most of us have bucketloads of passion, creativity and energy – but not much hard cash. Welcome to small business bootstrapping! What is bootstrapping? It’s a term used to describe starting a business with limited funds and certainly no outside investment.  Basically, it’s all about being thrifty … Read more

Fantastic feedback & devious doubters– my first year in business

Jana Svalbe had a successful career in finance but gave it up to follow her dream of owning a bridal boutique with a difference. Her first year has seen amazing highs – and a tough lesson in the challenges of innovation in an established wedding industry. Here’s Jana’s story: What do you do? MODE Bridal … Read more

Diary of a New Wedding Photographer – Part 2

In the second instalment of his diary, our new wedding photographer, Mike Riley tells us how he’s been spending the winter months – and how his hard work is starting to pay off. Over to Mike……. Since I last spoke to you back in November of last year I’ve been hard at work on the … Read more

4 Ways to get your wedding business started

Dream of working in the wedding industry

Do you dream of working in the wedding industry? I regularly receive emails from people who’d love to own a wedding business but don’t know where to begin. Often they’ve recently organised their own wedding and enjoyed it so much they don’t want to stop. Many successful wedding businesses started this way, but, while planning … Read more