It’s so important to have an updated and current professional photo of you for your website, social media and any business speaking engagements that you will be participating in. This is the first thing that people will see when considering hiring you for their wedding or event. First impressions go a long way!
When I started my wedding planning business, I truly enjoyed the preparation – coming up with a business name, designing my website, and purchasing all the chic and pretty details for my home office. However, when all this was done, I was at a standpoint – what do I do now? Of course I can post beautiful pictures on Instagram and Facebook, and promote my website all day long, but how was I going to make myself visible in the wedding world and attract my first client? Clients were not going to come knocking on my door so I can plan and design their wedding. I had work to do!
We are in the an unprecedented time, in the midst of a Pandemic, everyone is hurting, and most weddings are not happening at the moment. As a wedding professional you know how important it is to have a Social Media presence, but with no weddings happening, you aren’t sure what to post.
by Lesley Pinder, WPICC, of Lesley Pinder Wedding and Events You have met the couple, heard the vision and you’ve been hired. Contract signed and the wedding planning is well underway for a multicultural destination wedding. Then without any warning, forethought or prelude…. here comes the COVID-19 Pandemic; a deadly contagious virus that has beenRead More
Whether you’re a new planner, just beginning to build your portfolio, or are more established with years of experience under your belt, chances are you’ll participate in a style shoot at some point in your career. After all, style shoots play a huge part in our industry and seem to go along with running a wedding business.
It was definitely a week-long celebration! The bride incorporated some of the traditional Chinese wedding elements into their wedding celebrations. Time was set aside to have the bride’s hair combed before her wedding day. It symbolizes the transition from childhood to adulthood.
Let’s be honest, no one really wants to wear any PPE and/or makeshift type-of-face covering, but with the “new normal,” quickly becoming…well…normal, the world economy starting to reopen, is under great economic pressure. As professionals, we need to do what we can to keep yourself, your family, and your community safe.
While the pandemic has changed what weddings will look like for the near future, it definitely doesn’t mean that a wedding this year should be any less special and beautiful than pre-Covid weddings. In fact, these upcoming “micro-weddings” will often feel even more heartfelt and emotional than weddings of the past because now, absolutely nothing is taken for granted.
By: Caryn Lim, WPICC, DWC of A Timeless Celebration Due to Covid-19, your original wedding plans for this year might have been ruined. However, you are determined to tie the knot and nothing can stop you. Just because you are forced to have an intimate wedding, it doesn’t mean you cannot have a top-notch celebration.Read More