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Aisle Planners Answer: Onboarding Your Brides

With booking season well underway, we thought it would be a great time to hear how planners onboard new brides and kick off the planning process. So, we posed that question to our expert community of professional wedding planners to find out how they welcome their new couples to their process, tools, workflow, and wedding planning family! “After they sign on the… Read More »

Things To Do When It’s Slow

There is a brief moment in time when wedding planners around the world doubt themselves. Year after year. And even the most successful ones. You know what I’m talking about. The few weeks of the year when you find yourself with little or nothing to do because you’ve wrapped your last wedding and the next… Read More »

Opening a New Office: The Pros of Chancey Charm Break Down Everything A Planner Needs to Know About Expansion

As planners, the prospect of opening a new office can be both super exciting and semi-frightening at once. In fact, we often get asked about the ins-and-outs of expanding planning businesses and growing successful teams along the way, so we decided to sit down with some of our favorite planning pros to help Aisle Planners… Read More »

When and How to Grow Your Team: Tips from Industry Pros

December at Aisle Planner is all about dreaming big, and along those lines comes the notion of growing your team. As planners, we often are a one-woman (or one-man) show as we start out. But as we begin to grow, filling our team with more and more planners and interns becomes necessary in order to… Read More »

4 Things To Consider When Gifting To Clients

As the holiday season approaches, wedding professionals around the world are starting the last minute scramble to decide on and purchase gifts for their clients. And while some people have figured out what they were sending over the Fourth of July weekend, most of us don’t get around to this until the holiday season is… Read More »

Using Aisle Planner With A Virtual Team

The old adage still rings true. “You’re only as strong as your weakest link.” And for many wedding planners, your weakest link is time and project management. You wouldn’t guess that businesses that thrive on being detail oriented and systematic in planning the lifestyle events of clients, actually struggle with managing the day to day… Read More »

How Many Hours You Should Book a Photographer For

When you work with couples who are in the thick of wedding planning, you’re sure to field a lot of questions. From vendor recommendations to budget questions, color palettes to figuring out what flowers are in season, you’re always researching things to make sure you can give your clients the most informed answers to their… Read More »

How to Cut a Wedding Cake

We’ve all had those weddings when it’s time to cut the cake and everyone looks around the room, only to have their eyes end up on you – the wedding planner. And, of course, you’re going to step in and save the day (even if you have to hack your way through cutting the cake… Read More »

Pantone Mood Board Competition

As a wedding planner, mood boards play a huge part in my overall planning process. I can chat with clients all day long about the style they want to convey, but it’s not until I see this aesthetic laid out in an all-encompassing, cohesive format that I’m able to truly get a feel for the… Read More »

BHLDN

Not going to lie, we did a little happy dance when we found out that BHLDN was opening a storefront in our backyard! We are quite literally obsessed with all things Anthro and knew that the opening party was going to be a fantastic night for the San Diego wedding industry. The team had such… Read More »

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