When it comes to defining and managing expectations, it is important that no blurred lines exist. When your client has signed the contract, both you and your client should know what to expect. You have responsibilities to your clients, but they also have responsibilities to you. Lines come blurred when we forget that the bride has hired
The second article in our Blurred Lines series is about giving proper credit and honoring our agreements. Our reputation and integrity play a big part in these. The Power in Pinterest 2 in 5 brides use Pinterest to share their ideas with other brides, vendors, and their planners. For example, internet dream boards have become
ACPWC’s own Deborah Moody will be sharing valuable information on the topic – Blurred Lines Getting Your Business Into Focus in a seminar during the fast approaching 10th annual Wedding MBA Convention being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada October 1-3, 2013. Doing business with integrity matters. Lines can easily
ACPWC brings you Part Two of an article designed to help you succeed in your wedding planning business. The Slinky Effect Last week we discussed how simple it was when we were children. Our structured life consisted of eating, chores and playing. This week we’ll focus on the three rules we had to follow: 1)
In keeping with our motto: “Members Helping Members to Succeed”, ACPWC is continually on the lookout for professional connections to help your Wedding Planning Business run smoothly and successfully. On the right side of our blog, you will find a category entitled: “Valuable Educational Resources for Wedding Professionals”. Every now and then we bring you small
Having good manners and ethics in today’s world is becoming increasingly harder to find. Unfortunately, this has affected the wedding industry, including Wedding Planners. Couples don’t know who to trust. Bad business ethics (dishonesty) and improper manners (rudeness) have left couples fearful of trusting business owners without getting great references from family, friends, or colleagues.
When Shopping for a Wedding Planner, be careful on skimping too much, or you’ll get what you pay for and end up paying for what you didn’t get. ACPWC put together the information below to help you get the most out of your search for a qualified Wedding Planner. We encourage you to make a
You’ve been busy helping your kids with homework and activities all year long. Why not take your turn now? While the kids are taking a break for the summer, let them help you with your homework. Follow your dreams of becoming a Professional Wedding Planner. Take a course this summer. Did you know that Event
Imagine the excitement of being part of a couple’s special day and sharing in the joy, happiness and love surrounding them! As a Wedding Consultant, you get to do just that. If you love organizing parties and you’re good at it, are detail-oriented and creative, this may be just the field for your new career.
Heather Hall, a writer for The Knot, shared some Oscar De La Renta must-haves for Brides in a recent Yahoo article. Here is the list from The Knot: A clear vision: Decide what kind of wedding you want to have – Will it be in the country, the city, at the beach? Once you figure that