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by pinktree
August 21st, 2014, 4:32 am
Forum: Wedding Planning
Topic: Gaining Clients!?
Replies: 6
Views: 5767

Re: Gaining Clients!?

Facebook at Twitter are great for free advertising and networking as well as all of the free wedding listing sites. I organised a wedding fair to get my name out there (100 plus brides now have my details and I also have theirs) it was also a great way of meeting lots of suppliers and building up wo...
by pinktree
May 14th, 2013, 5:44 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Anyone starting thier own business after the course?
Replies: 18
Views: 5911

Re: Anyone starting thier own business after the course?

Its great to hear what other people are doing :D I face a bit of an obstical at the moment with fully starting up, as I dont want my employer to find out as I'm worried that it will put my job at risk and I just cannot afford to lose my job without knowing I have a business to fall back on which wil...
by pinktree
May 14th, 2013, 4:43 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: First meeting with a venue!
Replies: 5
Views: 2326

Re: First meeting with a venue!

Hi, it is for my friends who are getting married. I'm helping them free of charge to build up my portfolio. I'm going to set up meetings with other venues too but Im a bit wary and nervous about approaching the subject of discounts. Has anybody had any experience in this yet? Would you say its bette...
by pinktree
April 16th, 2013, 5:42 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: First meeting with a venue!
Replies: 5
Views: 2326

First meeting with a venue!

Hi

I am in the process of setting up my own business and have a meeting with a venue this week. Its my first official meeting as a 'planner' so i am very nervous!

Does anyone have any tips or advice?

Thank you! :D
by pinktree
April 16th, 2013, 5:36 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Anyone starting thier own business after the course?
Replies: 18
Views: 5911

Re: Anyone starting thier own business after the course?

Thank you for your replies! I didnt get a notification to my email so didnt realise there were any replies :D I am really keen to start my own business (I completed the course in 2012) but since had a baby and am back at work. I have done tons of research etc and have a website but have not yet adve...
by pinktree
February 26th, 2013, 11:11 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: What to charge?
Replies: 1
Views: 1085

What to charge?

Hi I have completed the course and am in the (slow!) process of setting up my own business in the UK. I have a couple of events that I am doing free of charge (family 60th birthday party and a friends wedding) I am treating it as though they are paying clients in the way that I am completing a consu...
by pinktree
February 26th, 2013, 5:12 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: An eclectic mix of opportunity
Replies: 4
Views: 2218

Re: An eclectic mix of opportunity

Hi Its great and inspiring to hear success stories! Im wondering if any of you could offer some advice?! I completed the course and gained my diploma in December 2011. Since then, Ive been in the slow process of looking into starting up my own business. Its been slow going, as I had a baby a couple ...
by pinktree
February 24th, 2013, 5:09 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Starting my business - any advice?!
Replies: 0
Views: 831

Starting my business - any advice?!

Hi :D Im Emma and this is my first post as I have just discovered the forum :-) Hope you are all enjoying the course! I completed the course and gained my diploma in December 2011. Since then, Ive been in the slow process of looking into starting up my own business. Its been slow going, as I had a b...
by pinktree
March 22nd, 2012, 6:06 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Anyone starting thier own business after the course?
Replies: 18
Views: 5911

Anyone starting thier own business after the course?

Hi

I completed the course in December and am in the process of setting up my own business in the uk.

I wondered if anyone else out there is doing the same? could maybe swap tips, experiences etc?

Emma x