LIVE! #330 – Getting Vendors to Advertise for you, Sticking with your Wedding Niche


Should you as a wedding planner pay wedding vendors to advertise your wedding planning business for you?  Or, should the relationship be strictly a working one?  Jennifer asked this question on the Confetti Listener TalkBack Line. Tune in to hear Debbie’s response.

We also addressed Diana’s concern about finding brides for and sticking with her niche as a vintage wedding planner.

Debby called in with a suggestion — in response to Diana’s question — about finding clients for a vintage wedding specialist.  Debby also pointed out that destination weddings are hot (they are) and a great idea as a potential wedding planner niche.

In the Confetti Live chat room, Michelle shared her thoughts and asked for feedback about hosting an exclusive private event at her home (i.e. invitation-only) for brides and wondered if she should charge vendors a fee to participate…


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Comments on LIVE! #330 – Getting Vendors to Advertise for you, Sticking with your Wedding Niche


  1. Thank you so much Debbie for addressing my question for this episode. It is sometimes very scary deciding to specialize, but I truly LOVE this style of weddings and really connect with it! You all mentioned putting on a Vintage Bridal Happy Hour…LOVE that idea! What do you mean by this? Do this as an mini open house type of thing at a venue? Just curious….
    I have already made connections with vintage rental companies and a vintage boutique, but will hit more of them!
    Again, thank you so much for your help on this and all of your wonderful suggestions. It is so comforting to have you as a resource, truly!