Is your wedding business on TikTok?

Is your wedding business on TikTok?

Show notes: Today I’m chatting with social media manager and content creator Emily Rochotte! We talk all things content, and dive deep into why it’s time for your wedding business to be on TikTok. We also talk about outsourcing work to others and the...
Stepping out of your comfort zone

Stepping out of your comfort zone

Show notes: Today I’m chatting with Bernadette Chapman. Having spent 21 years in the wedding industry and being the sole founder of the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners, recently Bernadette has made some big business decisions. We dive deep into how she has...
Preparing your Wedding Business for the future

Preparing your Wedding Business for the future

Show notes: Today I am sharing my top tips for preparing your wedding business for the future. There will likely come a time when you need to outsource your tasks or grow a team, so today I am sharing my top tips to ensure your wedding business or venue is ready to...
Being the bride, not the business owner

Being the bride, not the business owner

Show notes: Today I am welcoming back the head of strategy for Guides for Brides – Nikita Thorne. This time we are not talking about wedding directories – instead we are talking about her recent experience of planning her own wedding, and how it’s...
What’s frustrating your wedding couples

What’s frustrating your wedding couples

Show Notes: Today I am chatting with founder of Wedding Dates and Wed Pro Ciara Crossan. Earlier this year Wedding Dates released their 2024 Wedding Industry Report and it was a great read. They surveyed over 1000 couples to find out more about the wedding planning...
Unleashing Your Wedding Business Potential 

Unleashing Your Wedding Business Potential 

Show notes: Today I’m chatting with Wedding Cake creator and business mentor – Lauren Smy. We talk about her journey to wedding business success and the advice she has for cake makers and new wedding business owners. Lauren also shares her own personal...
What do wedding couples want in 2024?

What do wedding couples want in 2024?

Show notes: Today I am sharing the insights that have come out of the latest UK Wedding Report from Bridebook and the Knots recent proposal report. I am looking at the date to answer the question what do wedding couples want in 2024? Download the full UK Wedding...
Why Budget-Savvy Doesn’t Mean Cheap

Why Budget-Savvy Doesn’t Mean Cheap

Show notes: Today I’m chatting with Jessica Bishop, the founder of The Budget Savvy Bride, about the importance of price transparency in the wedding industry and why budget-savvy doesn’t mean cheap. We dispel the myths associated with budget weddings and...
How to set healthy wedding client boundaries

How to set healthy wedding client boundaries

Show notes: Today I’m chatting with Wedding Planning Coach Megan Gilliken about how to set healthy wedding client boundaries. A self proclaimed ‘people pleaser’ Megan has had her fair share of unhealthy working relationships, and now wants to share...
Boosting confidence one bride at a time

Boosting confidence one bride at a time

Today I’m chatting with Bridal Hair and Makeup artist Holly Carter of Carter Hair and Makeup. Today we talk about her business journey, how she instils confidence into her clients and the importance of outsourcing in your wedding business. Find Holly on...
Lessons learnt at Wedding MBA

Lessons learnt at Wedding MBA

Show notes: This year I flew out to Vegas for Wedding MBA 2023 and it was a blast! I caught up with my American educator friends, investigated new technology for all of you and met many new friends along the way. With 5800 delegates and SO much great education to...
8 ways to grow your wedding business this winter

8 ways to grow your wedding business this winter

Show notes: It’s that funny time of year, enquiries are down, wedding season has slowed and the whole world is thinking about Christmas. With 2 whole months until the end of the year, now is the time to get on top of the admin, build new business connections and...
Lessons learnt on the Wedding Business Retreat

Lessons learnt on the Wedding Business Retreat

Show notes: Last week we ran our annual wedding business retreat. It was an amazing week, and importantly there were lots of learnings that I wanted to share with you. This weeks episode covers a wide variety of topics from customer service to listening to your...
Should your wedding business be on TikTok

Should your wedding business be on TikTok

Show notes: Today I’m chatting with Maegan Culkin about all things Tik Tok! Why should you be paying attention to it and should your wedding be on TikTok in the first place? We talk about what couples are looking for and how you can master the platform without...
Authentic marketing in your wedding business

Authentic marketing in your wedding business

Show notes: Today I chat to Enji founder Tayler Cusick Hollman about how to implement authentic marketing in your wedding business. We talk all things marketing and discuss how the big brands like Barbie and Prime Energy Drinks are using marketing in their business....
The Number 1 way to sell more weddings

The Number 1 way to sell more weddings

Show notes: Today I’m talking all about why word of mouth marketing is THE most cost effective and successful way to promote your business. I’m sharing why it matters, what you should be paying attention to and 5 actionable tips that you can implement into...
Reaching Gen Z with your Wedding Business

Reaching Gen Z with your Wedding Business

Show notes: For a long time we have been serving Millennial couples, but now we are starting to see more and more couples from Gen Z! What do Gen Z couples expect from their wedding planning and how can we serve them better? In this episode I speak to Randi Bushell,...
Unmasking ADHD in your Wedding Business

Unmasking ADHD in your Wedding Business

Show notes: In today’s episode we dive into a topic that is increasingly coming up in conversations I have with clients – ADHD. How do you navigate running a business with ADHD? How can you better serve your neuro diverse couples? In this episode I dive...
Growing a successful Wedding DJ Business

Growing a successful Wedding DJ Business

Show notes: Today I’m chatting with DJ Mike Readings, I LOVE sharing my wedding pro members lounge stories, they are always fascinating – and Mikes is no different! From working on a Disney Cruise to owning two successful entertainment companies, Mike has...
Stop the ghosting in your wedding business

Stop the ghosting in your wedding business

Show notes: Fed up of getting ghosted? This episode is here to help. I’m joined by wedding industry legend Alan Berg who is going to be sharing SO much great information about how to respond to directory enquiries and not get ghosted. It’s time to stop the...
Manage your time and create a winning week

Manage your time and create a winning week

Show notes: Do you need to get organised in your wedding business? In today’s episode I’m joined by Carin Hunt as she shares how to manage your time and create a winning week. From how to plan ahead, to creating focus days, this episode is guaranteed to...
Mastering SEO for your Wedding Business 

Mastering SEO for your Wedding Business 

Show notes: Does SEO give you a headache? You want to rise to the top of Google but it just feels like an impossible challenge. In today’s episode the fabulous Sara Dunn of Sara Does SEO is breaking it down for you. Her mission – to allow all wedding...
How to diversify your wedding business income

How to diversify your wedding business income

Show notes: Today I’m chatting with wedding photographer Georgia Mcgilley. Georgia is always looking to create new revenue streams into her wedding business and in today’s episode I get her to break down her business journey and what that looks like in...
Lessons learnt in the Dominican Republic

Lessons learnt in the Dominican Republic

Show notes: Today I’m sharing my experiences from speaking at the IADWP World Romance Travel Conference in the Dominican Republic. I will be talking about what happened and the learnings I collected along the way which will help you grow your own Wedding...
How TikTok changed my wedding business

How TikTok changed my wedding business

Show notes: Today I am chatting with one of my Wedding Pro Members – Jack Brierley from JB performers. Jack shares his business journey and his experience of utilizing TikTok to expand his business beyond London and reach a global audience. By offering custom...

Part 5 – Your next steps

As we draw this bootcamp to an end, it’s time to think about what happens next! You can definitely have a successful, profitable business doing what you love, you just may need some help with it! I would love to have you as a student on my Wedding Pro Business...

Part 2 – Getting Clarity on your USP

In this episode we are talking all about your messaging! Are you clear on your USP? What makes your wedding business stand out from the crowd? Why should I choose you? Todays task: Write down a couple of sentences to introduce yourself to a crowd – make sure it...

Part 1: Visibility in your Wedding Business

First up we are talking about getting visible in your wedding business and how to make sure more people know what you are selling and what makes you special! Task 1: Post a photo of yourself on your social media accounts – talk about yourself and make sure your...

Introduction – How the bootcamp works!

Thanks for being part of the Get Visible and Book more Weddings Bootcamp! This Bootcamp is for you if you want to grow your wedding business and get more of the right couples booking you and paying your prices. In this introduction episode I will be sharing how the...
Why you should be attending wedding conferences

Why you should be attending wedding conferences

Show notes: Today I’m chatting with Danielle Andrews, President and Co-Founder of the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada. Danielle and I met at a Wedding Industry Conference we were both speaking at so we decided that we would discuss why you should be...
Dealing with emotional wedding clients

Dealing with emotional wedding clients

Show Notes: How confident are you in dealing with emotional wedding clients? In today’s episode, I chat with Leah Weinberg, a former wedding planner turned lawyer, about her book “The Wedding Rollercoaster” and the emotional side of wedding planning....
Wedding Business lessons learnt in Cyprus

Wedding Business lessons learnt in Cyprus

Show notes: Today I am sharing all of the lessons that I learnt whilst at the IADWP Eurasia conference in Northern Cyprus. Whenever I travel and go to events I always bring back fresh ideas and inspiration to help you grow your wedding business. Today I am sharing...
Streamlining Your Wedding Business

Streamlining Your Wedding Business

Show notes: Today I am chatting with Jen Taylor – the primary wedding planner behind Taylor’d Events Group and the founder of Jen Taylor Consulting. We discuss how to discover more freedom and abundance through systems, strategy, and workflow in your wedding...
Risk-Averse to Risk-Taker with Nora Sheils

Risk-Averse to Risk-Taker with Nora Sheils

Show notes: Today I’m chatting to Nora Shiels, owner of Bridal Bliss and co-founder of Rock Paper Coin. We talk about how Nora founded her wedding business, and how she ended up creating her very own piece of software for the wedding industry. Nora admits she...
Taking big action and finding success

Taking big action and finding success

Show notes: Today I’m chatting with one of my Wedding Pro members Dan, the wedding DJ behind JN Sounds. We talk all about taking big action and finding success. Dan shares his journey in starting the business with his friend John over 13 years ago and how they...
Unlocking the Power of Pinterest

Unlocking the Power of Pinterest

Show notes: In today’s episode we’re going to chat about something super important for wedding businesses: Pinterest! We’ve got Gabby Pinkerton, a destination wedding planner, here to share her experience with using Pinterest to find clients and give...
How to get recommended by wedding venues

How to get recommended by wedding venues

Show notes: We all want to be on those ‘elusive’ venue recommended suppliers lists – but how do we go about getting there? Today I’m chatting with venue consultant Olivia Riddiford as she shares her secrets about how to build better...
Are you addicted to your phone?

Are you addicted to your phone?

Show notes: Are you addicted to your phone? I think as wedding business owners we all fall into this category – but it’s time to take back control! We don’t need our phones to have all the power – so today I’m sharing some tips about how...
How to avoid marketing overwhelm

How to avoid marketing overwhelm

Show notes: Do you ever feel overwhelmed when it comes to marketing your wedding business? Today I’m chatting with Julianne Smith, founder of the ‘Garter Girl’ about exactly this. We talk about how you can make money by finding your niche, and how to...
Writing copy that sells weddings

Writing copy that sells weddings

Show notes: Today I’m talking to Wedding Industry Copywriter – Andrea Shah. Do you struggle to know what to say on your website and social posts? Have you had updating your copy on your to do list for a while? If the answer is yes then this episode is...
Using AI in your Wedding Business

Using AI in your Wedding Business

Show Notes: Today we are talking about the hot topic of the moment AI and more specifically Chat GPT! Should you be using AI in your Wedding Business? For this episode I have collaborated with business friends ‘The Two Laura’s’ to find out what all...
Don’t let your wedding business run you

Don’t let your wedding business run you

Show notes: Ever feel like your business has taken over and you are not sure how to breathe and get back in control? Today I talk to the amazing sister duo Dana and Courtney! With a wedding planning business and two wedding venues to run – they have a lot to...
5 things to stop doing in your wedding business!

5 things to stop doing in your wedding business!

Show notes: Today I want to share with you 5 things you need to stop doing in your wedding business! I’ve seen lots of people making lots of mistakes over the last couple of weeks and I don’t want you to fall into the same traps. In my opinion it’s...
Happy Christmas Wedding Pros

Happy Christmas Wedding Pros

Show notes: I am fully in the festive spirit so it’s just a mini episode from me today! I’m sharing some exciting plans for 2023 and encouraging you to get that plan in place! Want to hear more about my new programme for 2023? You can join the wait list...
How much would you pay to see Santa?

How much would you pay to see Santa?

Show notes: Today I want to speak to you all about money mindset! How did you decide on your pricing? Are you charging your worth for your services? Is it time to put your wedding business price up? Listen with an open mind, cheapest is never the best option!...
How to juggle life with your wedding business!

How to juggle life with your wedding business!

Show notes: Today I am getting a little vulnerable. I am going to be pulling back the curtain on my life to show you how I juggle my wedding business amongst the chaos of every day life! I share my insider tips about how I manage my time, and how I set boundaries. Let...
Are you making these mistakes on Instagram?

Are you making these mistakes on Instagram?

Show notes: This week I have been taking a look at your wedding business accounts on Instagram and I was shocked at what I saw! Some of you are making the most basic mistakes, which could be costing you wedding bookings! In today’s episode I am sharing the 7...
Why selling doesn’t need to be scary

Why selling doesn’t need to be scary

Show notes: Do you find selling in your wedding business difficult? In today’s episode I want to share with you how to change your mindset so that selling in your wedding business becomes easier. Sales doesn’t need to be scary, it’s just solving a...

How to respond to a national tragedy

Show notes: This week has been a moment in history – but as a small business owner how do we respond on social media and in our marketing in times of national tragedy? In today’s episode I explore how we navigate these difficult moments and share some tips...
How to sell more at a wedding show!

How to sell more at a wedding show!

Show notes: As wedding show / expo season approaches many of you are preparing to exhibit your business! In today’s episode I am sharing one of my signature keynote talks, to help you prepare for the show season and to make sure you are making the most of that...
Are you successful? Interview with Anna Lundberg

Are you successful? Interview with Anna Lundberg

Show notes: Do you think you are successful? What does success mean to you and how will you know if you have achieved it in your wedding business? Today I am talking to business mentor and coach Anna Lundberg about how you can redefine success in your life and...
Why do Disney never discount….

Why do Disney never discount….

Show notes: I’m a HUGE Disney fan and in today’s episode we are going to be looking at what we can learn from the Disney company in order to improve our own wedding business! If you are a wedding business owner it can be easy to focus inward… but...