You will also have to find the correct words to serene the
weepy bride and the demanding groom.
When deciding to go into the
wedding consulting business, you have to keep a couple of things in mind.
Initially, you have to love what you are doing. Secondly, you have to be
aware of that you will work when others have free time (weekends,
Thirdly, you will have to be very patient, creative,
very convincing, multi tasking (to be able to focus on more things
simultaneously) and to have an eye for detail. And possibly the most
essential thing to keep in mind is that you will be dealing with people,
people with different desires and expectations, people with different
personalities and moods. And in this business you may take it as a motto:
satisfied customer will bring you three more clients; but due to an
unsatisfied customer you may lose.
If you are actually want to
begin wedding consultants you should become a certified wedding planner.
You have to study the market and see its potential and your upcoming
It helps if you have a strong professional background
- you'll have to handle the budgets of your future clients, negotiate the
best deals for them and at the same time manage your own business (bills,
You should create a business plan and established a
budget. Create a professional, but friendly image for your business. In the wedding
business you will depend on the professionalism of so
many others (suppliers, catering firms, vendors, hired personnel). And don't
overlook your sense of humour and spontaneity. At any time
there is the possibility that something doesn't go as planned. You always
need a back up solution.
The bride and groom desire a wedding day
to remember and it is up to you to make it happen.