So, he popped the big question (accompanied by a beautiful ring of
course), and the minute he did, you knew this was it. This was the moment you
were preparing for, but now the real preparation begins. Now the work begins.
You need to begin planning your big day. Do you go it alone, or look for help?
You just may find that hiring a professional wedding planner is the way to
go. Well, we have news for you, finding a wedding planner isn’t always as easy
as it sounds. In fact, finding a wedding planner website that gives you the
information you need might be a bit of a challenge.
On the contrary, if you’re looking for an Indianapolis wedding planner,
you have found the right place to get started. Snappening not only provides online
wedding planner listings, it provides detailed information, like price range,
areas of expertise and years of experience. The best part is, with Snappening’s
filtered search feature, you won’t need to sift through wedding planner
companies that don’t fit your needs. And when you find the ones that do, check
their reviews, look at their event photos then contact them directly. It’s
really that easy with Snappening. Of course, you may want do a little more
homework before you begin your search, here are a few tips to keep in mind:
1. Make sure that you have a budget in mind. A good wedding planner will
immediately be able to tell you what you can expect, and what seems a little
out of reach. Without an idea of budget, even the best wedding planners will
have difficulty getting started.
Some wedding planners may also be interested not only your overall event
budget, but also your planner budget.
If you’re not yet sure about what you should budget for a planner,
simply tell the professionals you are considering so they can help guide you.
2. Offer the wedding planner ideas that are your own. You never know,
this may be just enough inspiration to make your day really special. A good
wedding planner is a good listener. Always remember, this is your special day.
3. Ensure that the wedding planner is an organized and efficient
professional. After all, you have hired a planner to keep track of necessary
deadlines and appointments. They
will serve you best if they can act as a second set of hands, ears, eyes and
ideas for the rest of your professional team of vendors.
4. From the beginning, understand how you will be paying for the
service. Planners traditionally charge either a flat fee (based on an hourly
service rate) or a percentage of the cost of the event (typically for larger
events). It’s possible to find a free wedding planner, but typically rare. More often than not in these situations
the planner is paid by the vendors who have been hired for the event. If budget is a concern, remember that a
well-established wedding planner should be able to help you negotiate enough
savings surrounding other aspects of the event that their services are
essentially at no additional cost to you, or still keep you within your overall
Remember, the most important piece of advice we can give you is to do
your research. There are several wedding planner trade associations including
the International Special Events Society (ISES) and the Association
of Bridal Consultants (ABC), to name a
couple. These are great places to start and you’ll find them on
Snappening. Remember to always
insist on getting references before you make the final decision. Finally, make
sure that you’re comfortable with the price and the form of payment.
So, what are you waiting for? The date is fast approaching, and it’s
easy to get started on Snappening, Event Planning, in a Snap!
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