1 How can you spend less money on wedding?
Book on a day other than Saturday, book during the off season, find a venue that lets you choose your own vendors, serve a buffet instead of seated meal
2 What is the coolest new trend in weddings?
I really like the current trend of flowers handing from the ceiling and chandeliers.
3 What ways would you vet a vendor?
Visit them face to face, see examples of their work and get to know them personally
4 What can you do if the officiant doesn't show up?
Ask someone at the ceremony if they’re qualified, as a wedding planner you could get your certification to act as officiant just in case
5 What can you do to reduce stress for the bride?
Provide her with a detailed timeline so she doesn’t feel pressured,have a go-to person to contact if there are any issues that arise so you don’t have to talk to the bride about it
6 What order should you hire vendors and why?
Wedding planner, venue, photographer/videographer, dj/band, catering, florist, bakery, limo
7 What is the best marketing you can do?
Branding yourself, Expansion of your business through offering new products and services
8 How can you market after the event?
Follow up with client and vendors, add photos on social media
9 What can you do to differentiate yourself from competitors?
Find your special niche and market yourself to the community and vendors
10.What can you do to make a good first impression at the initial consultation?
Be prepared, dress and act professionally, be on time, listen more than you speak and follo wup on the consultation