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In this episode of Refine for Wedding Planners, I’m chatting with Joe Rogers, a fellow Refiner and seasoned wedding & event planner, all about working with influencers and celebrities. We cover the following in our chat: What it’s like to work with influencers (quirks and all) How to handle the billing & branding A mindset […]

Episode 29. How to Respond to Influencers Wanting Discounted or Free Services | Refine For Wedding Planners with Amber Anderson

Our industry has had some really fantastic conversations about inclusion and diversity over the last couple of years. We still have a lot of work to do, and in this episode, I want to highlight a few overlooked areas. In this conversation, we talk about: Not taking away from the broader issues of race and […]

Episode 28: Inclusivity Involves More Than Just Race or Orientation | Refine For Wedding Planners with Amber Anderson

In this episode, we cover the general nuances of working for less or for free. I talk about: Why someone might work for less or for free Understanding your value When is it okay to work for less or for free Having boundaries when working for less or for free Check out the Wedding Planning […]

Episode 27: When Is It Okay To Work for Free? | Refine For Wedding Planners with Amber Anderson

In this episode, I talk about the process of re-onboarding our postponed clients. I cover the nuance of lacking energy and motivation. I also share the things I’ve tried as I get back into as well. This is new for all of us and I’m not claiming to have figured it out, but I do […]

Episode 26: Re-Onboarding Postponed Clients | Refine For Wedding Planners with Amber Anderson

In this episode, I talk all about working in shifts during the wedding day. We cover the following in our chat: What I even mean by this How I got started Shift timing Properly staffing Benefits and “selling” it to your clients Risks and pushback   Grab your Wedding Planning Process Kit and more at […]

Episode 25: Working in Shifts on the Wedding Day | Refine For Wedding Planners with Amber Anderson

In this episode, I talk about the process of firing clients. We cover the following in our chat: Why you might need to fire someone Trying to avoid it How to do it Handling the fallout   Resources from this episode: Check out our email template kits here! Listen to Episode 06: Worst Response to a […]

Episode 24: Firing A Client | Refine For Wedding Planners with Amber Anderson

In this episode, I talk about naughty clients and how to redirect them. We cover the following in our chat: • Contracted clients • Non-planning partners that invade our inbox (their moms) • Giving benefit of the doubt • Initial redirection and education, all the way to firing them • What to say and how […]

Episode 23: Handling Naughty Clients | Refine For Wedding Planners with Amber Anderson

In this episode, I have guest Lauren Chumbley, Co-Owner of Eclipse Event Co., sharing her experience with Partial Planning. We cover the following in our chat: The nuances and grey areas of Partial Planning Best practices Maintaining boundaries How it’s a great upsell option and can be a major cash driver for your business Staffing […]

Episode 22: Partial Planning That Works with Guest Lauren Chumbley | Refine For Wedding Planners with Amber Anderson

In this episode, I talk about Family Assistants and how they can benefit not only your personal life, but your business too! We cover the following in our chat: What a Family Assistant does The cost and how to afford one (spoiler: they actually offset their cost in many ways) How to find one Why […]

Episode 21: Family Assistants – What Are They and Why Should We Normalize Them?

In this episode, I talk about starting a family and navigating pregnancy + maternity leave. This is the longest episode we’ve ever had, but still under an hour. This is a very sensitive topic, with a lot of emotions involved and I recognize that we can all come to the table with differing viewpoints. I […]

Episode 20: Navigating Pregnancy and Having a Baby as a Wedding Planner

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