How To Say No To People Who Want Free Event Advice
Are you spreading yourself or your event team too thin with all the free event advice requests coming in?
If you have a hard time saying no to people who want free event advice, today’s episode is for you.
It doesn’t have to be difficult to say no politely so I’ve also included two word-for-word scripts to help you say no to requests from people who want free event advice or event services from you.
Say No To Free Event Advice
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Here are two scripts you can use next time friends, family or event clients ask for your event services but don’t want to pay for your expertise: Dear (insert name here), Thank you so much for the call (email, message, etc.), I always love hearing from you! I know how much this event means to you and I’m honored you reached out to me, but it’s not a commitment I can make because my events calendar is full and my clients are expecting my full attention. Thank you for understanding. If I can support you in another way, please let me know. (insert your signature here) -OR- Dear (insert name here), Thank you so much for the email (call, message, etc.), I always love hearing from you! If you’re interested in becoming a client, please have a look at the link below and let me know when you’d like to schedule an appointment. Here’s that link: (insert URL to your services page that lists your fees) I ’d love to learn more about your event and create an event strategy for you. I’m happy to find a time that works for you and look forward to planning your next event, so please let me know if (insert date and time) or (insert alternative date and time) works for you. (Insert your signature here)