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

120: The 4 People You Need in Your Circle of Trust

Do you have a circle of trust?  A proverbial board of advisors?  I do and it’s made up of a diverse group of people from my life who each...

119: Preventing Squirrel Brain: Time Blocking and Productivity Tips from Brandee Gaar

Do you suffer from squirrel brain?  Symptoms include not being able to get $h!t done because your mind is wandering off in so many different directions on calls you...

118: 3 Cash Flow and Tax Mistakes You’re Making in Your Wedding Business, with Braden Drake

Today we’re talking to Braden Drake, who describes himself as “your gay best friend, but also an attorney who’s going to help you with your taxes.” Braden somehow manages...

117: 8 Quick Tips to Audit Your Website for Booking Season

Join me on this solo episode where I give you 8 quick and easy (yet important and impactful) tips to audit your website, just in time for engagement season....

116: Words Matter: Inclusive Language in the Wedding Industry, with Taylor Griffith from Lemon Tree Editorial

Today we’re talking all about inclusive language – what to say and what not to say in what has historically been a very bride centric, straight, thin, pretty, white,...

115: Tips for Improving Your Wedding Consultations, with Sam Jacobson

Today we’re talking to Sam Jacobson from Ideaction Consulting about the sales process, how to empathize with your clients right now and what you should NOT be doing when...

114: Is Work/Life Balance Possible in the Wedding Industry?

Join me on this solo episode where I give you 7 tips for balancing it all – life, business, family, personal pursuits. We’re all works in progress, and no...

113: What is Entrepreneurship Costing You? (She Creates Business Podcast with Kinsey Roberts)

Today we’re sharing an episode previously published on the She Creates Business Podcast with Kinsey Roberts. From SCB: I’m honored to welcome back to the podcast, my friend and...

112: How are You Diversifying to Survive 2020 and Thrive in 2021?

It’s August 2020, five months removed from our two-week pause that we were supposed to have in March.  That’s about half of your year that has probably gone up...