First Paid Event!

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First Paid Event!

Unread postby lalovely » July 19th, 2012, 9:52 am

I am so excited and NERVOUS!!! I was offered my first paid job yesterday. I will be planning and open house for a new business/school. I've done several parties for family and friends but nothing professionally! Any tips would really help me out, i am having a hard time deciding on what to charge,i know i don't want to do hourly! I am so NERVOUS!!!!
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Re: First Paid Event!

Unread postby sstaquino » July 20th, 2012, 6:21 am

Congratulations!! The only advice I can give you is take your time, pay attention to details and listen to the client. Use your course guides as reference. You will do fine.
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Re: First Paid Event!

Unread postby sofis » August 15th, 2012, 12:30 pm

I hope it all went well in the end. If you're still planning, I think that once you start writing down details and getting busy, your confidence will increase and you'll be able to work out the charging method to suit what you're doing.

Good luck!

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