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

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...

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

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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...