Weddings for Real

Hosted ByMegan Gillikin

A Southern Soiree, voted Best Local Wedding Planner by IndyWeek, chose Earfluence to build a voice amplification platform to create national consulting, coaching, and speaking opportunities.

Real wedding vendors share their tips and tricks for surviving and thriving in this one of a kind industry. Hosted by Megan Gillikin of A Southern Soiree Wedding Planning, you’ll hear guests share their secrets on marketing, the client experience, networking, community, sales, and more – and you might even hear some crazy wedding stories along the way!

 


All Episodes

Unraveling, with Honeyfund’s Sara Margulis

The Unraveling series, where amazing and inspiring entrepreneurs share the unraveling of old habits and mindset that holds us back, and the rebirth of new.  Today we talk to...

Happy Mother’s Day! (Emma and Molly unauthorized takeover)

Emma and Molly Gillikin have taken over the podcast to wish all the moms (especially Megan) Happy Mother’s Day!

Successful wedding pros understand these 6 things, with Brandee Gaar

When you’re running a business, it can feel pretty overwhelming –  like you need to do all the things and do them all really well. And even if you’re...

9 tips for being a better wedding pro during busy season (Megan Gillikin solo)

Let’s face it, this is one of the busiest seasons of your career.  It feels like you don’t have time for anything other than your clients, but in this...

Does your brand need a redesign or refresh? Branding expert Lisa Aihara explains

Let’s talk about your brand. Does it reflect who you are as a person and as a company – and does it attract your ideal clients?  Is it something...

10 AHA! Moments from 4 Years of Podcasting

It’s been 4 years since Weddings for Real came to be. Over the last 4 years we’ve evolved and grown in a lot of ways and today, we’ll share...

How to create a culture within your wedding business, with Jonathan Aymin

On last week’s episode, Ashley Ebert gave us the inside scoop on WHY we need to build a team, even though it can be pretty scary.  But what happens...

3 Myths of Building a Team, with Ashley Ebert

When you think about building a team around you, what comes to mind? Is it that your company will be able to work more weddings and you’ll be able...

Energy management 101: Serve couples better by taking care of yourself, with Kara Ghassabeh

As a wedding planner, I’ve found that our jobs are 30% logistics, 30% vision and decor, and about 40% therapy.  If you’re a planner – or wedding vendor who...