A common question I receive from inquiring couples is “When should we hire you”. It’s a great question, and my routine answer is “as soon as you would like some help.” While I still believe that is the best answer to the question, I wanted to use this blog post to shed some more light on why I answer the question the way I do.
I looked back at our 2015 calendar and dug down deep to remember my grade school math lessons and I did some calculations. I discovered that our “average client” hires us 8 months before their wedding.
With that being said, that "average" is really comprised of three different scenarios/types of clients
The first type of client knows they want the help of an experienced professional right away. This client usually hires us when they begin planning their wedding, or right after they book their venue. We help this client set their budget, find their vendors, and we set them up so they have a clear, action oriented planning pr...
I sat down with a potential client yesterday during one of our consultations and she asked an interesting question. She wanted to know if I thought it was a mistake to have a Winter wedding. The question caught me off guard a bit, because not only is it NOT a mistake there are many benefits to choosing to say "I Do" during the winter months. Here are the top 7 reasons, why YPB feels its a GREAT idea to marry in the Winter.
1. More Availability. Most venue's need about a year's notice in order to book a Saturday during the summer, whereas they are more open during the fall and winter months. If you want to have a shorter engagement, getting married in the "off season" will be helpful in securing your dream venue.
2. Pricing Flexbility: Many vendors offer more affordable rates during the "off season". The slower winter season can be your budget's best friend
3. Predictable Weather: The nice thing about getting married during the winter months, is you know y...