How to Charge a Fee for Your Event Planning Service

Last updated: January 10, 2017 To do: Watch the video to learn how to price your services and be sure to watch until the end where we reveal the best method to choose. Now that you’ve watched the video, read or print the details below to learn all the different options of how you can…

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How to Write an Event Planning Proposal

Updated: January 10, 2017 Statistics show that the event management industry will grow by 44% and add over 30,000 jobs in the next five years.  This is great news for all planners as it shows that the demand for your talent and service is on the rise. So as an event planner, it is more…

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5 Tips to Starting Your Event Planning Business

There is a lot to consider when deciding to start your event planning business. This video and article below make it simple for you by discussing the top 5 things you should focus on. Be sure to watch the whole video and read the detailed article. 5 Areas to Think About First When Starting Your…

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How To Get Clients For Your Event Planning Business [Updated 2017]

Updated: January 2017 Click play to watch this whole video and then be sure to read all the free methods below that can land you more clients than you know what to do with: Since originally publishing this article we have heard back from so many students about their successes in getting new clients so…

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How to Build Your Event Planning Portfolio

Building your event planning portfolio is an important step toward getting more clients and higher budget events. There are 8 things to include in your portfolio to have the ultimate professional look to show clients. Watch this video for an overview of the steps and read below for more details: A portfolio is an important…

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How to Find Great Vendors

Last Updated: January 17, 2017 If you are new to the world of event planning and organization, you probably look at vendors as being less important than the event organizer. In reality, you should treat vendors more like partners, as they can be the ones who make or break your efforts to succeed as an…

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First Steps in Launching Your Own Event Business

You’ve organized some events for your family, friends or community and you have gained a budding reputation for knowing how put events together. You’ve even started to entertain the idea that you could make a living doing this, but you just aren’t sure how to get started in the business. You may think that the…

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Difference Between a Day-Of Wedding Coordinator and Venue Coordinator

So your big wedding day is coming up, and the planning has begun. The goal is always to make it one of the best days of your life with as little stress as possible. Afterall, you still have to remember to say “I do” at the altar! So how can we ensure that you or…

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Plan Your Event With These Eight Important Steps

You just landed a client you’ve been pitching for a while and want to make her event spectacular. After rejoicing for a couple of hours after getting the contract signed, you can reach a state of planning block where you are so overwhelmed with the task in front of you that you do not know…

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5 Soft Skills Needed to Be a Great Event Planner

Updated: January 11, 2017 Soft skills are an event planner’s best friend. For those who haven’t heard this term, “soft skills” refers to your non-tangible, non-quantifiable skills – things like your personality, etiquette, how you get along with others, small talk and listening skills. An event planner’s profession requires both soft and hard skills but…

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