Wedding Industry Insider Podcast

WII 057: Renee Dalo Helps You Earn Thousands of Dollars with New Lines of Revenue

What if you could earn thousands of extra dollars by creating new lines of revenue?

Wouldn’t it be great to have other sources of income during times when wedding planning is slow?

If you answered “yes,” then this podcast episode is for you!

Renee Dalo is an educator, national speaker, and the founder of Moxie Bright Events, a boutique wedding planning company based in Los Angeles. She hosts two successful podcasts: Rock Your Wedding Biz and Talk with Renee Dalo. And she’s a nationally recognized Wedding Biz Educator who teaches online courses, provides coaching, and leads mastermind groups for wedding industry pros.


Timeline Genius

[New Feature] Effortlessly Track Your Most Precious Resource


Timeline Genius now automatically tracks the time you spend working on your timelines — down to the minute!

So let’s say you’re talking to a client and you wanna know how much time you’ve billed working on her timeline… Or let’s say you just wanna monitor your team’s efficiency… Well, no sweat! Just glance at your new time tracking dashboard, and you’ll see the time spent on each timeline, broken out by team member.

And the cool thing is, this all happens for you automatically because the system is smart (dare I say, ‘Genius’) 😀 For example, if you stop working on a timeline (to open a different application, go make a sandwich, or whatever), Timeline Genius will detect that you stopped working and stop tracking time.

To see the new time tracking feature in action, just check out the video below!

We believe your time is an incredibly precious resource… Time is what you use to build your business… Time drives your profitability and work-life balance. Ultimately, time is the stuff life is made of, and that’s why we’re so focused on helping you save and manage it.

Stay tuned for more exciting updates coming soon, and keep shining like the rock stars you are!

Wedding Industry Insider Podcast

WII 056: David Beahm & Christina Matteucci Reveal the Top 3 Factors for Their Success


Today, we’re so excited to share with you the 56th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast. For this episode, Eddie had the privilege of sitting down with world-renowned event and floral designer David Beahm and his incredibly talented right hand, Christina Matteucci.

David is the founder of David Beahm Experiences, an iconic NYC event design firm responsible for producing elevated events around the world—including acclaimed weddings for Hollywood’s elite (like Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas) and coveted corporate affairs for brands like Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, and Perrier-Jouet (to name a few). David often takes to the stage as a motivational speaker—and he also earns praise as a part-time flower farmer at Thistle Dew Farm in PA, where his home-grown blooms go from farm to tablescape.

As the 18-year executive director of destination weddings for David Beahm experiences, Christina is a special event guru responsible for executing some of the world’s most acclaimed overseas events. She has also shared her unparalleled industry insight as a TEDx speaker.


Wedding Industry Insider Podcast

WII 054: Grit & Grace Owners Share Actionable Steps to Shift to a Quality-Over-Quantity Business Model

Today, we’re so excited to share with you the 54th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider  podcast. For this episode, Eddie had the privilege of sitting down with two incredibly experienced wedding industry pros: Laura Ritchie and Christie Yerks.

Laura is the owner and principal event designer at Grit & Grace, a Washington D.C. based full-service event design and styling firm. As a speaker at Planner Suite Conference, she’s no stranger to taking to the stage to share her incredible industry experience with fellow pros. With a stellar background in project management and consulting, Christie Yerks works side-by-side with Laura as a co-owner of Grit & Grace. Together, they’ve produced stunning work that’s been featured in Bazaar, Modern Luxury Weddings, and Martha Stewart Weddings (to name a few).


Wedding Industry Insider Podcast

WII 053: Kristin Binford Empowers Planners with an In-Depth Look at the Wedding Venue Market

Today, we’re excited to share with you the 53rd episode of our Wedding Industry Insider  podcast.  For this episode, Eddie had the privilege of sitting down with the incredibly knowledgeable Kristin Binford—a successful wedding venue owner and coach who consults for venue owners across the country.

Kristin is the owner and managing partner of Haue Valley, a St. Louis wedding venue that currently books over 100 weddings per year. As the owner of her own venue-consulting business, Kristin helps venue owners scale, strategize, and ensure sustainable success. She also brings her in-depth industry insight to new and prospective venue owners via her Facebook Group: Building & Running a Profitable Wedding Venue.

As a successful venue owner, Kristin is passionate about sharing all she’s learned with both seasoned and brand-new venue owners who are hoping to run a successful, profitable venue. In this interview, she deep-dives into the dynamics of the wedding-venue market and helps planners and vendors understand the right—and wrong—way to build beneficial relationships and seek referrals from venues and venue owners.


Timeline Genius

[New Feature] Collaborate with Confidence Using “View As”


We just rolled out another new feature for you!

You can now preview your timeline as any of your collaborators before you invite them!

As you know, Timeline Genius makes collaborating with your clients, venues, and vendors a piece of (wedding) cake. You can invite them to view and edit a timeline, and even hide any items you don’t want them to see.

So let’s say you want to invite your bride to view the timeline, but you need to make sure she can’t see the surprise her groom has planned… No sweat! In the Collaborate Tab you can select View As to view the timeline as if you’re the bride. Then you confirm that the surprise item is hidden, invite her to the timeline, and you’re all set!

With this handy new feature, you can know exactly what your collaborators will see before you give them access to the timeline.

Check out the tutorial video below to see the new feature in action.


We hope this new feature helps you collaborate with more confidence than ever.

Keep shining out there and doing your thing! And we’ll keep rolling out the exciting new features for you!