How To Find New Event Planning Clients
When it comes to finding new event planning clients you are your best advertising.
In today’s episode of EventPlanning BlueprintTV, I talk to Miriam Wexler of Wexler Events about how she took the leap of faith earlier this year, quit her job, and how she found her event planning clients.
How To Find Event Planning Clients
Note: audio and visual are a little rough around the edges, our apologies, but you’ll still get great tips on how to get your next event planning clients.
How Will You Pay For Your Start Up Costs
Miriam shares step-by-step what she put in place before taking the plunge, what her biggest struggles have been to-date, some low cost (Read: FREE!!) marketing ideas that you can implement today, how to find new event planning clients in the most unsuspecting places, and the importance of working on your business while you still have income from another resource.
Hear how Miriam got stuck in an elevator and how she used that opportunity to create a connection and an opportunity to get another event planning client. While I don’t agree with what she says about it taking 2-3 years to get your business going, you do have to be patient and keep working every day to make your dream a reality. Some people will take 1 year (maybe less) while others could take years to get their business at a level where they are working full-time. At the end of the day, it’s up to you!
9 FREE Marketing ideas That You Can Implement Now
- Start a blog
- Photoblog on Instagram or Pinterest
- Create a Linkedin Profile
- Start a Facebook Business Page
- Integrate them all – you can do this through WordPress and/or Hootsuite
- Create a portfolio
- Focus on events that you’re most passionate about ie: fundraisers, corporate, parties, etc.
- Network, introduce yourself, network, introduce yourself, network some more…
- Have business cards designed – not free, but a good idea to spend money on good quality cards.
I’d love to hear from you.
In the comments below, share what 3 action items you’re going to take to get your next event planning clients?
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