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

Should wedding vendors require couples to hire a planner? Photographer Jillian Knight does

Back in 2019, photographer Jillian Knight asked me to coffee to talk about an idea she had for her business – requiring a planner at ALL of her events....

Wrapping up 2021, and setting goals for 2022

Megan is joined by her husband Jason Gillikin to discuss their word of the 2021, successes and failures (both personal and professional), and goals for 2022. This episode is...

162: Imposter Syndrome in the Wedding Industry

I’m not good enough. Everything I have is from luck, and when people find out, they’ll know I’m a fraud.  Sound familiar? Today we’re talking all about imposter syndrome,...

161: Unraveling, with Aleya Harris

Welcome to The Unraveling, where we share the unraveling of old habits and mindset that holds you back, and the rebirth of new. Today’s guest is Aleya Harris, empire...

160: Behind the Scenes at Wedding MBA

This episode is a special behind-the-scenes look at Wedding MBA from its first in person live event since 2019.  Megan spoke on imposter syndrome – and what happened to...

159: Emotional Marketing, with Renee Sabo

When a couple is considering which vendors to go with, they look at a lot of different factors. Weddings you’ve worked before, website, social media, reviews, price point, the...

158: Using research to better understand your couples, with Jordan Kentris

Think back to the last 5 weddings you worked. How did they find you?  Did you enjoy working with them? Would they recommend you to a friend?  What are...

157: Unraveling, with Adrienna McDermott

Welcome to The Unraveling, where we share the unraveling of old habits and mindset that holds you back, and the rebirth of new. Today’s guest is Adrienna McDermott, formerly...

156: The Unraveling Series

Once a month moving forward, we’re bringing you a new series – The Unraveling.  These episodes shine a light on the pivotal  moments and ensuing decisions that industry leaders...