Oct 7, 2018
In this weekend wine down, Megan just got back from a wedding,
so she talked about that - why she has purple feet, and did the
best man really throw a head of lettuce at the groom during his
Plus unpacking the amazing experience that was interviewing
Van Eure and
Kelly Joslin from the Angus Barn.
Next week, we have Erin McCauley from Chestnut and Vine Day-Of
Wedding Coordination on the show, so be sure to check that out!
And here's the information you need on our seminars!
The first one is an online marketing seminar. It's at The
Umstead Hotel in Cary NC on Monday, October 22nd, for a Brunch and
Learn from 9:30AM-12PM. Here are some of the details, and you can
sign up with Eventbrite. We
can't wait to see you there!
What you can expect from this intimate
An Insider’s Guide to Social Media Strategy & Etiquette,
SEO Tips and Tricks, and Generating More Legit Inquiries!
The Social Media Strategy:
• Breaking down
Instagram components and how to maximize use of them for your
• How to build the
right following and continue a steady growth of followers/future
• Social Media Vendor
Etiquette and how this translates into real life referrals
• Best use of
Instagram stories, polls, etc
• What to post, what
not to post, and best times to post
• Tools and tips to
streamline your Instagram posting
How are millennials finding their wedding vendors? What
factors determine whether you get the job? Learn some easy best
practices for attracting and communicating with the generation that
is your biggest client base.
The SEO Component:
• Setting up/Refining
your Google business page
• Online directory
tips to improve your rankings
• Getting reviews
(the formula Megan uses!)
• Titles, tags and
descriptions and how these help or hurt your business
• Writing SEO
friendly and user friendly content for your site
• Image optimization
Sign up at Eventbrite. See you
The second conference that day is for wedding planners. For tickets, click here!
In this intimate and focused seminar geared towards
planners and aspiring planners in years 0-3 of their
business, we will focus on the below topics to elevate
your wedding planning business to the next level!
With a combined 20+ years of experience in the event industry,
Megan and Gina of A Southern Soiree are teaming up to provide a
behind the scenes look into how to elevate your wedding planning
business to the next level by sharing tips and strategies on best
practices for event contracts, tools to help with workflow, the
client and vendor experience, and pricing to be profitable!
The Importance of Managing the Client Experience From Initial
Inquiry to Completion of Event Including Coverage of: Responding to
Client Inquiries, Client Onboading Process, Setting Clear
Expectations, and Managing Difficult Situations
Best Practices for Strengthening Vendor Relations and Building
Your Referral Base
Contracts and How To Protect Your Business - The top 5 clauses
your contract should include to protect your business!
Systems to Streamline Your Business - What to use for
proposals, contracts, invoices, timelines and more!
Pricing for Your Worth: We will cover basic pricing strategies
and well as insight into package offerings that focus on your core
Finally, at 5:30, we have a Podcast Marketing Seminar!
Click Here for the Eventbrite
Podcasting is a great way to create evangelists for
your brand and stand out from the competition.
But how do you get started? Two successful Raleigh podcasters
share their secrets on building an audience, buying gear, and
turning listeners into customers.
How to Start a Branded Podcast is for:
- Marketers looking to stand out and become thought leaders.
- Small businesses looking to grow their business.
- Beginners wanting to learn how to launch a podcast.
For all seminars, use the coupon code WFR25 for $25 off
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