Weddings for Real

Hosted ByMegan Gillikin

A Southern Soiree, voted Best Local Wedding Planner by IndyWeek, chose Earfluence to build a voice amplification platform to create national consulting, coaching, and speaking opportunities.

Real wedding vendors share their tips and tricks for surviving and thriving in this one of a kind industry. Hosted by Megan Gillikin of A Southern Soiree Wedding Planning, you’ll hear guests share their secrets on marketing, the client experience, networking, community, sales, and more – and you might even hear some crazy wedding stories along the way!

 


All Episodes

58: Mental Health Tips for Creative Entrepreneurs, with Root & Restore’s Catrina Ballard

Life is stressful. Owning a business is stressful. Clients are stressful. Parenting is stressful. Relationships are stressful. As a creative entrepreneur, it’s not possible to be all things to...

57: Creative Dining in Weddings, with Snap Pea’s Jacob Boehm

Jacob Boehm, owner and head chef of Snap Pea Creative Dining, doesn’t run a typical catering company. He caters a few weddings, but not many. He doesn’t do menu...

56: Eva Clark on Compassion in Weddings

International Wedding Planner Eva Clark from Eva Clark Events has planned over 400 events. Some of those clients have been more difficult to work with than others. But still,...

WWD11: IndyWeek Best Local Podcast Nomination, One-Year Anniversary, Weddings on Mars, and More!

Thank you so much to everyone who has supported us over the past year plus! And we’re so excited to announce that we’ve been nominated for Best Local Podcast...

55: Rachel Sheerin on Preventing Burnout and the 80-20 Rule

Rachel Sheerin is a keynote speaker and trainer focused on helping hospitality professionals sell more and be happy! Featured in Inc. Magazine for her unorthodox, high energy style,  Rachel...

54: SEO for Wedding Vendors, with Jason Gillikin

  Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is all about making sure your website is found instead of your competitors’ websites, when people are searching on Google for your service or...

53: How to Prevent (or Manage) Difficult Clients, with Wedding Planner Erin McLean

Nightmare Clients. If you’ve been in the wedding industry long enough, no matter what vendor category you’re in, you’ve had them! So what do you do?  Erin McLean, owner...

52: Candice Coppola on Why You Need a Business Plan

Candice Coppola – wedding planner at Jubilee Events, business mentor, podcaster at Power in Purpose, author of The White Dress in Color: Inspirations for the Modern Bride, Barbados resident...

51: Diversifying Your Wedding Business with Maddy K

Madeleine Kojakian, better known as Maddy K, is a wedding planner and serial entrepreneur.  She has had many successes (and many failures) in diversifying her business, and she comes...