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Wedding Industry Insider

Dig deep into the wedding industry with Eddie Babbage, the founder and CEO of Timeline Genius. In this podcast, Eddie interviews top figures in the wedding industry, bringing forth insights that you can apply to your own business and wedding planning.
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May 21, 2024

Do you want to attract wedding clients that spark your creativity and fuel your passion? Then you need to be ready to repel clients too. 

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May 7, 2024

Mental health is an inherent risk when you embark on entrepreneurship. So why shouldn’t it be a part of your business plan? 

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Apr 23, 2024

Hear how Lisa started her wedding planning business, learned from her mistakes, and turned it into a thriving company rooted in kindness & service. 

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Apr 9, 2024

Mark Chapman is an online advertising pro - he’s got great advice to make sure you don’t start advertising too soon (or do it the wrong way!)

 

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Mar 26, 2024

You've heard us mention Timeline Genius, and today we're talking all about the benefits and features of this wedding planning software

 

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Mar 12, 2024

Shauna Smith will help you see data in a brand new light -- listen and learn how to make the best decisions for your business.

 

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Feb 27, 2024

You know a strong foundation is essential to running a successful wedding planning business. But when it’s time to refine or restructure, getting to the bottom of things can seem daunting. 

Fallon Carter of Fallon Carter Events is here to help! She’s joining this week’s Wedding Industry Insider to talk about the essential (and pretty simple!) process of refining the foundation of your business. 

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Feb 13, 2024

Identity coach Don Mamone has great advice for discovering your truest self, shining as an entrepreneur, and attracting the best clients. 

 

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Jan 30, 2024

Lawyer and former wedding planner Leah Weinberg gives us practical advice for navigating contracts, dealing with difficult clients, and managing entrepreneurship. 

 

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Jan 16, 2024

Sales and business expert Sam Jacobson shares great ideas to ensure your strategy and sales flow align with a completely up-to-date, true-to-you set of goals. 

 

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Dec 19, 2023

Before we can create a picture-perfect website and soul-stirring copy, we’ve got to complete one must-do task: identifying our ideal client. 

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Dec 5, 2023

Expert wedding planner Kate Murtaugh found success by viewing fellow planners as her community, not her “competition.”

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Nov 21, 2023

How can you stand out in a saturated market and land your dream clients? According to Kristin Banta, it's your point of view.

Listen to Kristin's 2016 interview with Eddie here

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Nov 7, 2023

LoriAnn Kuntz joins us to talk all about money, budgeting, and financial planning in a way that’s exciting and easy to digest.

LoriAnn offers all kinds of great advice, both as an entrepreneur and a finance expert. Here are some of our favorite highlights from this interview:

  • How to think like a CEO and take on the many financial roles needed in any successful business, even if you’re a solopreneur.
  • LoriAnn shares what it looks like to be your own bookkeeper, and she tells us when it’s time to hire a pro to take over this important job.
  • How budgeting will offer you more freedom and creativity in your work and life
  • And, her #1 advice for wedding planners!

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Oct 24, 2023

Life & business coach Andrea Liebross helps us move through the "messy middle" of entrepreneurship so we can reach freedom and growth.

Here are some of our favorite parts of this great interview:

  • Andrea provides concrete action steps you can take to move through “the messy middle” and fuel your journey.
  • What happens when we shift our mindset from deadline-driven goals to meaningful focuses?
  • The difference between stuck-stress and progress-stress (and how to make sure any stress you feel is worthwhile!)
  • And, of course, Andrea’s #1 piece of advice for wedding planners

Visit Andrea's Links to order Andrea's book "She Thinks Big," or to access her other great resources for entrepreneurs. 

Questions? Get in touch with Andrea or Eddie 

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Oct 10, 2023

No matter where you are with AI, today’s episode is for you. We’re talking all about this technology and how it will affect wedding planners.

Steven Greitzer's unique position as a tech entrepreneur and wedding officiant means he has great insight for you. Here are some of our favorite parts of this interview:

  • How wedding planners can present Provenance to their clients as a way to take the risk and hassle out of speeches and vows.
  • Simple ways wedding planners can experiment with AI, even if you’ve been apprehensive or downright avoiding it.
  • What he’s learned about customer service from world-famous CEOs, and how you can use those same principles in your small business.
  • What wedding planners can learn about failure from a venture capitalist and tech developer.
  • And, Steven’s #1 piece of advice for wedding professionals

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Sep 26, 2023

On today’s episode of Wedding Industry Insider, Tayler Cusick Hollman shares her wisdom about mindset for small business owners and then offers a step-by-step crash course on marketing.

Here’s some of what Tayler covers in this great interview:

  • The best traits she sees in wedding planners, and what often stands in the way they try to market their business.
  • Her 3 principles that drive success (yes, we’re considering making “Care Bear Fire” t-shirts over here)
  • The five foundational levels of marketing - all broken down into easy-to-implement concepts (our favorite is number 5!)
  • Her #1 piece of advice for wedding professionals

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Sep 9, 2023

Luxury photographers James x Schulze tell us how building authentic relationships can help you book more creative and high-paying weddings.

 

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Aug 29, 2023

"Your brand is your reputation." In this episode, Kaleigh shares a four-step guide for branding your wedding planning business.

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Aug 15, 2023

Discover Ashley's passion for crafting mesmerizing, personalized celebrations filled with adventure and authenticity!

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Aug 1, 2023

Listen as industry leader Diana Ganz shares the story behind SuitShop and what you can do to successfully grow your business!

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Jul 11, 2023

Many entrepreneurs stress the cash flow of their seasonal service-based businesses. But in this episode, you'll learn what to do instead. And make sure you check out these other resources!

Jun 22, 2023

In this episode, industry expert Brigid Horne-Nestor joins Timeline Genius Founder & CEO Eddie Babbage: listen as they talk about how to dentify your ideal clients, implement targeted marketing strategies, and adopt a pricing approach that works for you! 

And remember to take the Business Growth Quiz to get a personalized list of the episodes that are best suited for your business! 

May 17, 2023

Tune in for this episode with Rob Farrow, Founder and CEO of Aisle Planner! In it, Rob talks about leveraging the principles that have guided Aisle Planner' success. 

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May 2, 2023

Elisabeth Kramer is a wedding coordinator in Portland, Oregon, who works to make weddings more inclusive, diverse, equitable, accessible, and sustainable. She is also the co-founder of Altared, a space for wedding vendors who want to change the wedding industry. In this episode, Beth calls out the problems of the wedding industry complex and gets transparent about what she’s done to grow her business in a spirit of inclusivity, equitability, and collaboration for not only clients but also other vendors.

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