Marc McIntosh. WeddingExperience.com. WeddingShowPros.com. WeddingProNews.com. Using focus groups to learn exactly what works to get the booking. Ask, "Why did you choose us?" Design your marketing to match the data. YouCanBook.me
Staci Nicholes. SanDiegoDJStaci.com. WeddingBizConsultant.com. Pinterest! It's a search engine not a social media platform. How to get in front of a bride at the very beginning of her planning process. How to automate blog posts to Pinterest.
Roy Porter. TableWizard1@gmail.com. How to handle a food tasting. The sales staff shouldn't deal with the food at a tasting. Improving the customer experience. Charge a fee for the tasting. Finding effective ways to reduce the cost.
JoAnn Moore. JoAnnMooreWeddings.com. How to plan weddings in the mountains. How to best sell wedding rehearsal dinners. Using "billable hours" as a business model.
John Goolsby. GodfatherFilms.com. The power of networking. Creating relationships is creating business. How to grow your business by keeping up with innovations and current industry trends.
Tracey Fricke. OccasionDesigned.com. How to deal with Cyber Bullying. Practical guide to dealing with emotions.
Renee Dalo. MoxieBrightEvents.com. Stop saying "Day Of"! It's "Event Management". How to explain the service and value. Using a theater background to better manage a wedding day. Asking for the wedding budget on your web site.
Rob Schenk. WeddingIndustryLaw.com. Federal law vs. state law. Employee vs. contracted worker. Protecting your business in law suits. Are you vulnerable to "emotional damage"?
Clint Hufft. ReverendClint.com. ProMasterOfCeremonies.com. Content Marketing. Who is your Buyer Persona? How do you find their pain points? What is a content creation process? It's all about what the client wants.
Bethel Nathan. ElevatebyBethel.com. CeremoniesbyBethel.com How to determine and communicate your business pricing. Should you put pricing on your web site?
David Caruso. DynamicEventsInc.com. How to find your style. How to find inspiration for event design. Establishing your business model. Networking is critical.
Shannon Underwood. WeddingMBA.com. How the Wedding MBA Conference 2017 happens. The process of adjusting and improving content. Explaining the two conference clients: attendees and exhibitors. Why the specialty sessions are so successful.
Vanessa Joy. VanessaJoy.com. Social Media course at BreatheYourPassion.com. 20% off with promo code "Vanessa2017". Animoto.com. "10 Great Dates Before You Say I Do". How to improve your social media process.
Mark Cade. MountainFreshFilms.com. Bringing music, documentary and business films to the wedding market. How to up sell. The power of a great web site. WeddingBusinessWebsites.com
Kaleigh Wiese. Meldeen.com. How to find creative inspiration. Using other industries for creative inspiration. Alternative materials for wedding invitations. What to consider in your printed marketing materials.
Jewel Georgieff. JewelGeorgieff.com. How she got featured in Brazil's most popular magazine. Finding your life's purpose. Working with raw space.
Bill Vahrenkamp. AlberTexPhoto.com. How to know a good photo booth company. Good photo booth lighting and back up equipment. Dealing with client and venue fails.
Andrea Eppolito. AndreaEppolitoEvents.com. "Millionaire Matchmaker". Selling to and serving the top 1% of the wedding budget market. Identifying the motivation of the client in regard to their budget. How to strengthen your branding.
Brian Leahy. BrianLeahyPhoto.com. How to get destination weddings. How to use Instagram smarter.
Terrica Skaggs. CocktailsDetails.com. How to use a great questionnaire to qualify and educate potential clients. Offer two quotes: what you think they need or what they can get with their budget.
Hunter Lowder. HolmanRanch.com. How to sell a big venue. Using FAQ to filter potential clients. How to handle sale objections by educating the client. Using venue rules to your advantage.
Wendy Rivera. DoYouSpeakBride.com. Don't accidentally embarrass or offend the bride. How to add on and increase the sale. How to not give refunds but always take care of the client.
Doug Dunks. OfficiantDoug.com. Using Google Business. Putting keywords at bottom of web page. Dealing with "oops" situations. How to handle when you are blamed but it's not your fault.
Keith Kokoruz. keithchristopher.com. How to have a great bridal show booth. Best floor plan. What to say to the bride in ten seconds. Best way to follow up.
Andreas Hauke. hauke.co.za. weddingfriends.co.za. Giving to create a strong networking referral base. Expanding a wedding business into the corporate market.