Tag Archives: hiring

The Not-So-Subtle Problem With Online Reviews

I am, by no means, the first person to have this concern.  (I am a bit surprised at myself though, for not addressing it earlier.)  The issue here is the fact that, today, I learned that an otherwise completely reputable … Continue reading

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Thou Shalt NOT Decorate Your Own Wedding!

I’ve read the ‘Do-It-Yourself’ wedding blogs too.  They tell you to go to a party store, buy lots of decorations, and go to your wedding venue the day before or early the day of your wedding and decorate the room … Continue reading

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Planning and Letting It Happen

A ton of work goes into planning a wedding or event.  You’ll spend hours, days, or months preparing for your big day. Once you’ve got it all down, you will relay all of it to you coordinator,  your florist, your … Continue reading

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Venue- and Event-Appropriate Vendors

  Whether you are getting married, planning a product launch, or a large corporate event, it is important to get the right vendors.  Often a person charged with planning an event will have a general idea and feel like they … Continue reading

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Hire a DJ with Lights or Hire a Separate Lighting Company?

A few years ago, I worked for a DJ company that absolutely insisted that the clients NOT have any type of lighting at their wedding.  We were told not to sell them, and if a client asked for them, we … Continue reading

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Looking for Advice? Just Ask!

You got engaged, you’ve talked to your friends, you’ve read about vendors, venues, and you’ve gotten some great ideas for your event! Now, how do you sort it all out? Before you book your venue and your vendors, talk to … Continue reading

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Hire a Pro or Save Money and Have a Friend Do It?

I’ve been hearing a lot from wedding couples lately about their plans to hire a friend to DJ or photograph their wedding.  I am not a photographer, and some photographers that do not specialize in weddings may do a good … Continue reading

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Hiring a DJ: Specifics

One of the things that truly disheartens me the most is when a potential client contacts me and the first question they ask is, “How much do you charge?” This is not because I am necessarily out of their budget…normally, … Continue reading

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Hiring the WRONG vendor is no laughing matter!

When you’re having an event, especially when that event is your wedding, the biggest and best party you should ever attend, hiring the right vendor is key.  Hiring the wrong vendor, no matter how much money you save, is a waste of … Continue reading

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“Client” or Dollar $ign?

I was thinking about what I wanted to say for my first ACTUAL blog when it hit me.  One of the things I have seen a lot lately is vendors that are more interested in the next check they receive … Continue reading

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