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WII 004: Kevin Dennis Explains How to Build Valuable Relationships with Your Vendors

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Kevin Dennis is a wedding industry professional with an impressive and diverse range of experience. He’s the founder and owner of Fantasy Sound Event Services, a company that excels at lighting, photography, videography, décor, DJ-ing, and wedding consultation. Kevin is also the current chapter president of Silicon Valley NACE, the former president of WIPA, and the Editor of Wedding IQ.

In this interview, Kevin shares his unique insights as someone who has spent decades building expertise in numerous key areas of the wedding industry.

By listening to this interview, you’ll learn the following:

  • The 2 keys to getting client referrals from your vendors
  • 3 things every planner should know about lighting
  • 3 great tech apps for wedding planners
  • How to get the most out of conferences and networking events

To hear Kevin’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 Kevin 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 003: Sean Low Shares Powerful Pricing Strategies to Dramatically Increase Your Revenue

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Sean Low has been a business consultant and strategist for world-class planners like Preston Bailey, Mindy Weiss, and Marcy Blum. Simply put, he’s one of the best consultants in our industry, and you’ll hear nothing but gushing praise about him if you speak with the clients he’s helped.

In this interview, Sean shares incredibly valuable insights and advice, such as:

  • Powerful pricing strategies that will help you dramatically increase your revenue
  • The 2 most valuable lessons he learned while helping Preston Bailey transform his business
  • How he has helped planners scale their business from annual revenue of $70,000 to over $1 million
  • The most important step you should take to make your planning company thrive

To hear Sean’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 Sean 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 002: Kristin Banta Shares Insights for Achieving Success as a Planner

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For the second episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Kristin Banta, one of the best planners in the business.

Her company, Kristin Banta Events, is based in Los Angeles, and they’ve done work this year in countries ranging from the U.S. and Singapore to China, Korea, and Brunei.

Kristin has earned a long list of awards as a top planner. She also has extensive experience in television (TNT, Bravo, Hallmark Channel) and as a keynote speaker at conferences throughout the nation.

In this interview, you’ll hear the inspiring story of how Kristin achieved her remarkable success through a combination of drive, strategic thinking, and persistence.

By listening to Kristin’s interview, you’ll also learn the following:

  • How to strategically position yourself in the marketplace
  • Why it’s essential to have a clear, consistent brand message
  • How to think about leveraging media platforms to reach your targeted clientele
  • How to approach the decision of going full time as a planner
  • Kristin’s most valuable piece of advice for achieving success as a planner

To hear Kristin’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 Kristin 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 001: Six Essential Ways to Take Your Planning Business to the Next Level

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I’m so excited to announce the launch of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast!

In this first episode, I had the privilege of interviewing Angela Proffitt, a celebrity wedding planner, entrepreneur, and productivity coach based in Nashville, Tennessee.

If you’re a wedding planner, and you’re looking for ways to build your business, you’re going to love this interview!

When it comes to understanding marketing, business, and technology, Angela has a level of combined expertise that I’ve rarely found in our industry. And in this interview, she shares that expertise and gives you actionable ways to improve your planning business.

If you listen to this interview, you’ll learn all of the following (and more):

  • Six essential ways to take your planning company to the next level
  • Why communication is a crucial aspect of the planning business
  • How you can use personality profiling to get more clients and give them better service
  • Three apps you should start using immediately (if you’re not already using them)
  • Two books you should read ASAP if you’re running your own planning business

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

I want to say a special Thank You to Angela 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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Timeline Genius Is Launching a Podcast

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I’m excited to announce that Timeline Genius will be launching a podcast in October!

We’re going to call it the Wedding Industry Insider, and each episode will feature an interview with a key influencer in the wedding industry.

As I’ve been working on Timeline Genius over the last few years, I’ve met so many incredible people in the wedding industry — celebrity planners, coaches, bloggers, venue owners, etc. Our podcast will give me a way to share these incredible people and their insights with our Timeline Genius community.

By listening to our podcast, you can expect to gain valuable information about wedding planning, tech trends, and marketing and running a business as a wedding industry professional.

Stay tuned, and we’ll have another announcement for you soon when we’re ready to air the first episode!