Of all the parties a person may host in their lifetime, none will compare to the ultimate event - the wedding. Though some people find it fun to plan this glorious occasion on their own, some people need to get professional help. If you love weddings, planning, and juggling many tasks, you have the makings of a professional wedding planner.
The wedding industry is gargantuan. With couples spending anywhere from $5,000 to $500,000 on their special day, this allows wedding-related industries to flourish. Depending on your location, you could easily earn a healthy income as a wedding planner and consultant. In fact, the average wedding planner earns anywhere from $500-$10,000 for their work on any one event.
Wait! It gets better.
You do not need any special training or certification to become a wedding planner. However, there are some prerequisites:
- a perpetually positive attitude
- an eye for detail
- a talent for working with people
- highly organized
- energized and enthusiastic; and
On top of all that, you will be happy to know that you need practically no money to start a wedding planning business. If you have a vehicle, a computer, and a cell phone, that is enough to get started.
This e-book will not only take you through the process of converting your love of all things wedding into a sell-able service, but get you up and running in under 24 hours!
Written with input from industry professionals, this guide is designed to cut through the fluff of traditional "how-to-start-a-business" books and give you the truly essential information you need to get started right away.
- Tools and Materials for Wedding Planning
- How to Plan a Wedding
- Methods of Advertising for Little or No Money
- Types of Services to Offer
- How to Conduct a Consultation
- Negotiating with Vendors
- Sample Wedding Itineraries and Timelines
- How to Write a Press Release
- How to Get Onto TV and Radio
- Sample Wedding Coordination Contract
And Much More...
Also included is the Action Plan; a set of ordered tasks that will take you from reading this to making $500-$10,000 per event in a matter of hours.
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