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This Week in Weddings

Kimberly Rhodes & Annie Roche

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This Week in Weddings

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This Week in Weddings is a support group for wedding industry entrepreneurs. We're the ones behind the scenes - planning and designing the wedding, creating the invitations, baking the cakes, and taking the photos. The podcast features wedding planner Kimberly Rhodes and invitation designer Annie Roche chatting about the business of weddings with professionals in the wedding industry.

Latest Episodes

Juggling a Full-Time Job and Your Wedding Business

EOwning a wedding business right now is certainly not as profitable as it used to be. With events postponing and cancelling and fewer new bookings coming in, many wedding industry entrepreneurs are looking at their finances wondering if it's the time to get a "real job." In this week's episode, we're chatting with a wedding photographer who has done just that in order to sustain her family during the rough patch that is a pandemic.

51 min4 d ago
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Juggling a Full-Time Job and Your Wedding Business

The Reality of the Events Industry

EThe events industry is all about creating the pretty. But let's be honest... things aren't so pretty right now. With events postponing and canceling and most vendors seeing fewer inquiries coming in, being in the wedding industry right now is no joke. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with floral designer and event production guru Jes Gordon about the changes to her business in light of Covid. She's sharing her best advice for the event industry to move forward.

54 min1 w ago
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The Reality of the Events Industry

Staying Productive During Your Down Time

With fewer events taking place in 2020, wedding industry entrepreneurs have more down time than normal. And for so many of us who thrive when we're overly busy, staying productive when things are slower is a challenging task. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a time management expert about her top tips for staying productive and motivated during this slow season.

55 min2 w ago
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Staying Productive During Your Down Time

Mentally Preparing for Events During Covid-19

EDepending on where you live, micro-weddings may be the only option. Or... a bash for 400 guests might be a thing! Not only are the rules all over the place, but personal beliefs on whether events should be taking place during a pandemic certainly make the situation more difficult. This week, we're chatting with a wedding planner about her thoughts on moving forward with events both before and after testing positive for Covid-19 and her experience sharing the news with others she potentially exposed.

49 min3 w ago
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Mentally Preparing for Events During Covid-19

Google My Business Strategies for Wedding Pros

We talk about SEO constantly when it comes to getting your business seen on the internet, but so many businesses are not taking advantage of the free listing with Google My Business. Even if you have created a listing, when was the last time you updated it, added more current photos, and created FAQs? In this week's episode, we're chatting with a Google My Business pro about the features of the free listing and what steps every business owner should be taking to make this free service work for you.

43 minAUG 27
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Google My Business Strategies for Wedding Pros

Creating Quizzes to Generate Leads

If you've been on Facebook or Instagram at all in the last few years, you've undoubtedly come across an online quiz. Who doesn't want to know which Disney princess they are?!? But have you ever considered creating your own quiz in order to generate leads for your wedding business? In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a wedding photographer who is doing just that and successfully bringing in leads every single day using online quizzes targeted at her ideal client.

41 minAUG 19
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Creating Quizzes to Generate Leads

The Enneagram and Your Wedding Business

EYou've probably heard the term Enneagram before. But what the heck is it? And how can you use it to better yourself, your relationships, and you business? In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with an Enneagram expert and business coach about the Enneagram, what it is, and the different types and what they mean.

78 minAUG 12
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The Enneagram and Your Wedding Business

The Best Books for Your Wedding Business

EBeing an entrepreneur means always striving to improve yourself and your business. Sure, you could put yourself through business school or sign up for every educational conference available. But want to expand your knowledge in a way that’s easier and a lot less expensive? Pick up a book! Business leaders all over the world credit books for expanding their perspective and furthering their education. We're chatting with an industry veteran turned business coach about the best books for your wedding busines

74 minAUG 5
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The Best Books for Your Wedding Business

Work Life Balance: How to Have It All (or Not)

ERunning a successful wedding industry business can be all consuming. And for many of us, it becomes our life! But the imbalance of work and personal priorities can wreak havoc, especially when it comes to relationships. In this week's episode of the podcast, we're chatting with an industry veteran about her personal journey as a working mom and the fallout she suffered when her work, her marriage, and her children weren't perfectly prioritized.

50 minJUL 30
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Work Life Balance: How to Have It All (or Not)

What a Pandemic Can Teach You About Your Contracts

Even if you've had a rock solid contract from day one of your business, there is very likely something that you will want to revisit based on the sudden occurrence of a worldwide pandemic. With events being postponed and cancelled, are you protected? Contract addendums? Liability release forms? Force majeure? There's so much to know, and in this week's episode of This Week In Weddings, we're chatting with an attorney all about contracts in light of current events, including the best way to handle a dispute.

66 minJUL 22
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What a Pandemic Can Teach You About Your Contracts

Latest Episodes

Juggling a Full-Time Job and Your Wedding Business

EOwning a wedding business right now is certainly not as profitable as it used to be. With events postponing and cancelling and fewer new bookings coming in, many wedding industry entrepreneurs are looking at their finances wondering if it's the time to get a "real job." In this week's episode, we're chatting with a wedding photographer who has done just that in order to sustain her family during the rough patch that is a pandemic.

51 min4 d ago
Comments
Juggling a Full-Time Job and Your Wedding Business

The Reality of the Events Industry

EThe events industry is all about creating the pretty. But let's be honest... things aren't so pretty right now. With events postponing and canceling and most vendors seeing fewer inquiries coming in, being in the wedding industry right now is no joke. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with floral designer and event production guru Jes Gordon about the changes to her business in light of Covid. She's sharing her best advice for the event industry to move forward.

54 min1 w ago
Comments
The Reality of the Events Industry

Staying Productive During Your Down Time

With fewer events taking place in 2020, wedding industry entrepreneurs have more down time than normal. And for so many of us who thrive when we're overly busy, staying productive when things are slower is a challenging task. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a time management expert about her top tips for staying productive and motivated during this slow season.

55 min2 w ago
Comments
Staying Productive During Your Down Time

Mentally Preparing for Events During Covid-19

EDepending on where you live, micro-weddings may be the only option. Or... a bash for 400 guests might be a thing! Not only are the rules all over the place, but personal beliefs on whether events should be taking place during a pandemic certainly make the situation more difficult. This week, we're chatting with a wedding planner about her thoughts on moving forward with events both before and after testing positive for Covid-19 and her experience sharing the news with others she potentially exposed.

49 min3 w ago
Comments
Mentally Preparing for Events During Covid-19

Google My Business Strategies for Wedding Pros

We talk about SEO constantly when it comes to getting your business seen on the internet, but so many businesses are not taking advantage of the free listing with Google My Business. Even if you have created a listing, when was the last time you updated it, added more current photos, and created FAQs? In this week's episode, we're chatting with a Google My Business pro about the features of the free listing and what steps every business owner should be taking to make this free service work for you.

43 minAUG 27
Comments
Google My Business Strategies for Wedding Pros

Creating Quizzes to Generate Leads

If you've been on Facebook or Instagram at all in the last few years, you've undoubtedly come across an online quiz. Who doesn't want to know which Disney princess they are?!? But have you ever considered creating your own quiz in order to generate leads for your wedding business? In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a wedding photographer who is doing just that and successfully bringing in leads every single day using online quizzes targeted at her ideal client.

41 minAUG 19
Comments
Creating Quizzes to Generate Leads

The Enneagram and Your Wedding Business

EYou've probably heard the term Enneagram before. But what the heck is it? And how can you use it to better yourself, your relationships, and you business? In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with an Enneagram expert and business coach about the Enneagram, what it is, and the different types and what they mean.

78 minAUG 12
Comments
The Enneagram and Your Wedding Business

The Best Books for Your Wedding Business

EBeing an entrepreneur means always striving to improve yourself and your business. Sure, you could put yourself through business school or sign up for every educational conference available. But want to expand your knowledge in a way that’s easier and a lot less expensive? Pick up a book! Business leaders all over the world credit books for expanding their perspective and furthering their education. We're chatting with an industry veteran turned business coach about the best books for your wedding busines

74 minAUG 5
Comments
The Best Books for Your Wedding Business

Work Life Balance: How to Have It All (or Not)

ERunning a successful wedding industry business can be all consuming. And for many of us, it becomes our life! But the imbalance of work and personal priorities can wreak havoc, especially when it comes to relationships. In this week's episode of the podcast, we're chatting with an industry veteran about her personal journey as a working mom and the fallout she suffered when her work, her marriage, and her children weren't perfectly prioritized.

50 minJUL 30
Comments
Work Life Balance: How to Have It All (or Not)

What a Pandemic Can Teach You About Your Contracts

Even if you've had a rock solid contract from day one of your business, there is very likely something that you will want to revisit based on the sudden occurrence of a worldwide pandemic. With events being postponed and cancelled, are you protected? Contract addendums? Liability release forms? Force majeure? There's so much to know, and in this week's episode of This Week In Weddings, we're chatting with an attorney all about contracts in light of current events, including the best way to handle a dispute.

66 minJUL 22
Comments
What a Pandemic Can Teach You About Your Contracts
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