How To Be A Successful Wedding Planner

4 Making the decision to become a wedding planner is a big one. Zoe Mckeown talks us through starting her wedding planning business, Cherish Wedding Planning.

Being a Wedding Planner and running a business takes two different skill sets and in this video Zoe talks about what it takes to launch and run a successful business. Being a business owner takes a lot of hard work and dedication and you never stop working at it.

We talk about the challenges, advertising, marketing, finding a mentor, pricing and researching your competition.

As a student of the UK Academy of Wedding and Event Planning we help you to write a business plan, put together a marketing plan and understand the options available to you when starting a new business. To see more about our courses visit our website:

This video was produced by the UK Academy of Wedding and Event Planning, filmed by Mulhern Media ( and brought to you in partnership with Sprae PR ( & The Wedding Affair (


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  1. You know no job in this world is good or bad. It is just matter how much dedicated you are with your job. My sister is also working as private wedding planner, and she have never attended any course or classes. But I have noticed that she use to takes some tips from weddingplanningfun. com, and she is doing well in her job. So for a successful wedding planner you have to do lot of hard work.

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