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Toxic Wedding Couples - 15 Red Flags That Should Send You Running

Toxic Wedding Couples – 15 Red Flags That Should Send You Running

Posted by Chris Erdos | May 27th, 2021 | No Comments

Does your Sixth Sense ever tingle during the first meeting? Did you ever get a feeling that you booked a wedding couple like them before, and they made you miserable?  Difficult clients are everywhere. It’s hard to stay in business without dealing with a few every year. But some cross Read More

Venue Owners, Do You Receive Referral Fees?

Venue Owners, Do You Receive Referral Fees?

Posted by Chris Erdos | March 28th, 2019 | No Comments

You spend the most to promote.  You pay for Google ads and online directories.  You take large booths in bridal shows.  You host tastings and open houses.  Your marketing costs you $15,000-$40,000 annually. After the couples books your venue, you may be asked for referrals. The couple wants your recommendation Read More

Is Your Venue Modern or Dated?

Is Your Venue Modern or Dated?

Posted by Chris Erdos | April 11th, 2018 | No Comments

What your online photos say about your venue. The Wedding MBA organized a focus group of engaged wedding couples. Each couple viewed 85 venue websites which they then viewed for no more than 45 seconds. The nearlyweds then voted if the website photos were modern or dated. Couples were two Read More

Will Barn Wedding Venues Always Be In Style?

Will Barn Wedding Venues Always Be In Style?

Posted by Chris Erdos | December 5th, 2017 | No Comments

  One definition of a barn is “a large or unattractive building”.  This doesn’t have to be the case; combine historical architecture with modern updates to create a timeless style. Decor trends run in cycles.  Each year style gurus release new tile, fabric, light fixtures, and colors to be used Read More

Why Holidays Are So Stressful For Wedding Pros

Posted by Chris Erdos | November 28th, 2017 | No Comments

December is a slow month for weddings…Why are you so stressed? Professional Expectations – Corporate clients with Mona Lisa tastes, but Charlie Brown budgets (peanuts). Personal Expectations – If you are a caterer, you can’t bring store-bought cookies to the neighborhood cookie exchange.  Even friends judge you at a different level Read More

Fewer Marriages But More Venues

Fewer Marriages But More Venues

Posted by Chris Erdos | June 19th, 2017 | No Comments

Why It’s Hard To Book Receptions Marriage rates are at an all-time low.  Wedding venues are at an all-time high.  Why are there more venues? 1. Private homes, barns, restaurants, zoos, and museums have opened their doors to weddings.  This is a new concept. 2.  This generation of wedding couples Read More