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

No excuses, no avoidance: Know your finances, with Danielle Hayden

One of my least favorite topics in the world to talk about is money. Don’t get me wrong, I love money and all the things money can buy for...

How to get on a wedding venue’s preferred list, with Shannon Tarrant

One of the most frequent questions we get in The Planners Vault is, How can I get on the preferred vendor list at the best wedding venue in my...

5 ways to get more referrals from wedding pros (Megan Gillikin solo)

Head to Learn.ThePlannersVault.com/Challenge2022 for the 3-day visibility and growth challenge! “Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me...

Professional Etiquette Tips for Wedding Pros, with Lisa Lyons

If you’re looking to feel more confident going into your consults during this extremely busy time of year, check out our new freebie, The Ultimate Sales and Consult Guide...

5 Hacks to Maximize Your Productivity (Megan Gillikin Solo)

If you’re looking to feel more confident going into your consults during this extremely busy time of year, check out our new freebie, The Ultimate Sales and Consult Guide...

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...