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

126: Wedding Planners: Why do venues refer you (or not)?

Wedding venue coordinators are likely to be your number one source for referral business.  So why aren’t they referring you right now?  Megan asked venue coordinators throughout the country...

125: Protecting Yourself Legally from the Next Disaster, with Girija Patel

As an industry in 2020, we had some pretty major legal issues. With events being delayed, we all had to look back at our contracts and wonder: Are we...

124: Wedding Planner Series: What’s Your Superpower?

Any wedding planner – including your competition – can put together an amazing event if they have enough budget to work with. So what sets you apart? What makes...

123: 2020 Recap: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

2020 was a year like none other, but there were many silver linings and hidden blessings throughout the chaos.  Today, Megan and Jason Gillikin talk about wins, fails, and...

122: Collaboration Tips for Business and Creative Growth, with James and Schulze

You know that competitor in your market you just can’t stand? The one that you’re always up against, and you take business away from each other? What if you...

121: Daily Habits to Build Trust in Yourself, with Kim Montoya

What are your daily habits?  Do you wake up early? Do you read? Do you journal? Unless you pressed the wrong button, I’m guessing you might listen to podcasts?...

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...