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...
Hi everyone! I hope wedding planning is going well. With the start of engagement season, and wedding show season, I know many of you are out looking for venues. This is such an important step in the wedding planning journey that I thought I would write a blog post with some tips to consider BEFORE you book your venue.
Lets start with some obvious ones:
1. Availability: Before you go on your venue tour, make sure you check that they have your date available. Venue's book up quickly and I don’t want you to waste your time. I do recommend having a few days you are interested in. The more flexible you are, the easier this will be. Of course it goes without saying, if you are open to a Friday or Sunday, or an off season Saturday, the rental fees are usually considerably less.
2. Price: Speaking of budget, I cannot stress enough how important it is to have a budget, with approximate figures worked up for each category of the budget, BEFORE you book anything....