Are you good at planning events, but frustrated because you’re struggling to get word out about your services?
When it comes to finding new event planning clients you are your best advertising.
Whether you’ve been in business for years or you’re just getting started, today’s episode is sure to help.
Miriam Wexler of Wexler Events shares how she quit her job, started her event business, and how she finds event planning clients.
And, hear how Miriam was stuck in an elevator and used that opportunity to create an opportunity to get another event clients.
How To Find Event Planning ClientsNote: Sorry, but there were A/V issues. Watch the video anyway because you’ll get great tips on how to get your next clients. How Will You Pay For Your Start Up Costs
Miriam shares what she put in place before starting her business, her biggest struggles, some low cost 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 coming in.
Dating and selling your event planning services are alike
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.
In the comments below, share 3 action items you’re going to take to get your next event planning clients?
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