6 Reasons Why Your Clients Aren’t Booking You

You’ve been running your wedding business for a couple of years now and, COVID aside, things have been going ok. You’ve booked a few clients but have plenty of dates left in your calendar, and then you hear on the grapevine that your competitors are so busy they’ve had to turn weddings down leaving you…

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Creating & Managing Growth in Your Wedding Business

Bernadette Chapman

You’ve been running your wedding business for a few years and have achieved some success, now what? It’s time to figure out what the next part of your journey looks like and start creating and managing growth in your wedding business – whatever that means for you. In my 20+ years in business I have…

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Why Profit Not Sales is the Key To Building a Successful Wedding Business

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You’ve heard the saying “turnover is vanity, profit is sanity”, but what does it actually mean? And why is profit, not sales, the key to building your successful wedding business? As a successful wedding planner who has trained over 850+ wedding planners too, I understand how to build a sustainable, thriving business that can adapt…

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Community Over Competition – What it Really Means

Community over competition

You’ve probably already heard about the ‘community over competition’ movement, it’s all over social media and even has its own hashtag. Search #communityovercompetition on Instagram and you’ll find nearly 5 million posts from accounts offering guidance, support, and friendship to their followers. But what does it mean? And can community over competition actually help you…

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Why You’re Being Ghosted and How To Prevent It

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You’ve just hit it off with a client in your Instagram DM’s and are excitedly waiting for them to email over further details. You keep checking your inbox, but days later it’s still crickets. You’ve sent a casual a follow up message and, after checking your junk mail for the zillionth time, contemplate whether sending…

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Wedding Planners Business Bundle

Wouldn’t it be lovely if when starting your wedding planning business you had all the tools to help you? No second guessing? No making spreadsheets from scratch! One of the struggles new wedding planners have is not knowing what documentation to use. Just how can you stay organised both in business and for clients? As…

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Managing Client Expectations in Peak Wedding Season

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When in the midst of a busy summer season the pressure can really begin to mount as clients demand more of your time in the lead up to their wedding day. As well as pressing client work there’s the constant admin and planning that goes hand in hand with running your own business, and burnout…

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Wedding Planners Business Bundle

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One of the struggles new wedding planners have is not knowing what documentation to use. Just how can you stay organised both in business and for clients? As your wedding planning business grows you need to spend time each day working on your business. It’s important to set yourself actionable goals but also revenue targets.…

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Brand Values

Brand values and mission statement of the UKAWP. Have you ever sat down and thought about your brand values? I suspect you have a mission statement, tucked away somewhere perhaps? But what about brand values? Our brand values will be based on personal values, and we all know our ideal clients often have similar values…

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Wedding Business Membership

WEDDING BUSINESS VETTED

Are you feeling lost, exhausted and overwhelmed when it comes to running your wedding business? You’re ambitious, but you aren’t getting the weddings you desire, you’re overwhelmed by all the noise online (and boy has there been a lot recently), frankly you might think it’s a tireless battle trying to make your mark in a…

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