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WII 024: Vanessa Joy Reveals How to Run a Top-Tier Wedding Business Working at Peak Efficiency

Wanna learn a new system for running your wedding business with dramatically increased efficiency?

If so, then this podcast episode is for you!

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WII 023: Ron Ben-Israel on the Art of Staying True to Yourself

For this episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Ron Ben-Israel, chef/owner of one of the finest couture cake studios in the nation.

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WII 022: Shannon Underwood Helps You Become a Successful Speaker in the Wedding Industry

Wanna elevate your personal brand by becoming a successful speaker in the wedding industry?

If so, then this podcast episode is for you!

Shannon Underwood is the Conference Director for the esteemed Wedding MBA conference in Las Vegas. Her responsibilities include managing trade show booths, designing content for classes, and hiring and training all of the conference speakers. Shannon’s role at the Wedding MBA conference has given her a perfect vantage point for studying the techniques of many of the top speakers in the wedding industry. Her professional experience has also perfectly positioned her to know how to get the most out of attending wedding industry conferences.

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WII 021: Christine Traulich Reveals How to Be a Superstar When You Work with Invitation Designers

Wanna learn how to build A+ working relationships with invitation designers?

Wanna hear tips on business and design from a creative pioneer in the wedding and event industry?

If so, then this podcast episode is for you!

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WII 020: Alan Berg Gives You Four Steps to Get More Sales

If you’re a wedding planner and you’re looking to book more sales and clients, then this podcast episode is for you!

Alan Berg has been dubbed “the leading international speaker and expert on the business of weddings and events.” He has over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and sales management and more than 20 years experience in wedding-related marketing. Alan is the only Certified Speaking Professional® in the wedding and event industry, and he’s the author of three books. Alan speaks to thousands of business professionals every year through webinars, live presentations, and audio and video recordings. And his clients range from large corporations to individuals and solopreneurs.

In this interview, Alan shares four actionable steps that wedding and event planners can take to book more sales and clients. He addresses powerful topics such as the following:

  • Why you must invest in yourself the same way you expect others to invest in you
  • How to systematically get the attention of your potential clients
  • Detailed advice for getting inquiries from your desired clientele
  • The most effective tactics for booking appointments with your potential clients
  • How and when to actually close the sale with clients
  • His #1 overall piece of advice for wedding professionals

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I want to say a special Thank You to Alan for sharing these insights with our Timeline Genius community.

Please take this information, act on it, and carry on the journey toward fulfilling your dreams!

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WII 019: Clint Hufft Explains the Value of Playing to Your Strengths

Clint Hufft has 30 years of experience in the wedding industry – as a DJ, master of ceremonies, video editor, and officiant. He’s been the officiant for multiple high-profile weddings such as the first wedding on the ABC reality TV show, The Bachelorette (between Trista and Ryan). Clint has also been a speaker at the Wedding MBA Conference, and he is the host of the Wedding MBA Podcast and the Wedding Ceremony Podcast.

In this interview, Clint shares insights drawn from his decades of experience in the wedding industry. He addresses interesting topics such as the following:

  • Why wedding industry professionals should play to their strengths
  • What is the one key attribute that stands out about the best wedding planners
  • Which two questions should always be top of mind for wedding industry professionals
  • How he got his opportunities on television
  • Why the Wedding MBA conference is so valuable, and how to get the most out of it
  • His #1 overall piece of advice for wedding professionals

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I want to say a special Thank You to Clint for sharing these insights with our Timeline Genius community.

Please take this information, act on it, and carry on the journey toward fulfilling your dreams!

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WII 018: Heidi Thompson Helps You Clone Your Best Clients

What if you could clone your best clients and work with them over and over again?

Heidi Thompson is an author, speaker, and the founder of Evolve Your Wedding Business where she specializes in business and marketing strategy for wedding professionals. Her business and marketing expertise has been featured by noteworthy outlets like The Huffington Post, Social Media Examiner, Wedding Business Magazine, WeddingWire World, and more. Heidi is also an advisory board member for the UK Academy of Wedding & Event Planning.

In this podcast episode, Heidi discusses powerful topics from her new book, Clone Your Best Clients: How to Take the Guesswork out of Your Marketing and Attract More Ideal Clients.

By listening to this interview, you will learn all of the following (and more):

  • A step-by-step guide for crafting an effective marketing strategy for your wedding business
  • The major mindset trap that can undermine your business and how to avoid it
  • How to gather precious marketing insights from your existing clientele
  • Specific cases where other wedding professionals have transformed their businesses by applying Heidi’s methodology
  • The one key issue underlying 90% of the problems wedding professionals face
  • Heidi’s #1 overall piece of advice for wedding professionals

To hear Heidi’s interview, you can press the play button below. And be sure to subscribe to our podcast in iTunes.

I want to say a special Thank You to Heidi for sharing these insights with our Timeline Genius community.

Please take this information, act on it, and carry on the journey toward fulfilling your dreams!

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WII 017: Kimberly Richmond Tells You How to Book and Execute Destination Weddings

If you’ve ever wanted to break into the destination wedding market, or if you’re currently doing destination weddings, you’re going to love today’s podcast episode!

Kimberly Richmond is the founder and owner of Runaway Bride Destination Weddings, a boutique destination wedding company specializing in luxurious hideaways. Having built her own solidly successful business, Kimberly now reveals the strategies that have helped her thrive as a destination wedding planner.

In her interview, Kimberly gives you all of the following (and more):

  • Concrete steps you can take to start booking your ideal destination wedding clients
  • A process for building your destination wedding business the right way (and avoiding the major pitfalls)
  • The real scoop on the upsides and downsides of destination wedding planning
  • An explanation of why you don’t have to be bilingual to do destination weddings
  • A day-by-day, play-by-play outline for a good destination wedding
  • Her #1 overall piece of advice for wedding professionals

To hear Kimberly’s interview, you can press the play button below. And be sure to subscribe to our podcast in iTunes.

I want to say a special Thank You to Kimberly for sharing these insights with our Timeline Genius community.

Please take this information, act on it, and carry on the journey toward fulfilling your dreams!

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WII 016: Katie Cotton Reveals How to Handle Hair and Makeup Like an All-Star

Wanna know the keys to planning hair and makeup services like an all-star?

Wanna make your hair and makeup vendors love you and sing your praises?

If so, then this podcast episode is for you!

Katie Cotton is the owner and lead artist at Cotton Rouge & Company, an award-winning hair and makeup services provider in Greenville, South Carolina. Her team consists of 25 artists, and they collectively do well over 500 weddings per year.

In this interview, Katie gives you valuable tips for planning hair and makeup services, which will help you standout as an A+ wedding planner!

By listening to this podcast episode, you will learn all of the following (and more):

  • Concrete steps you can take to perfectly plan hair and makeup and to seriously impress your beauty services vendors
  • The two secrets to Katie’s impressive success
  • How to boost your wedding planning business by learning about the work of other vendors
  • How your timelines can play a vital role in driving vendor referrals
  • Katie’s #1 overall piece of advice for wedding professionals

To hear Katie’s interview, you can press the play button below. And be sure to subscribe to our podcast in iTunes.

I want to say a special Thank You to Katie for sharing these insights with our Timeline Genius community.

Please take this information, act on it, and carry on the journey toward fulfilling your dreams!