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Imagine having an exciting high-paying job that lets you use your creativity to organize the happiest day of people's lives. Welcome to the world of wedding planning!

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There are few jobs that offer so many benefits. As a wedding planner (also known as a bridal consultant, wedding consultant, or wedding coordinator) you will have a job that is fun, interesting, and rewarding. If you start your own wedding planner business you can enjoy the freedom of being your own boss.

In our busy society, an increasing number of couples need to hire a wedding planner to plan their special day.

According to a recent article by USA Today, weddings have increased an estimated 4 percent in the past five years. With almost 2.2 million weddings estimated in the United States alone in 2014, there are more opportunities to become a wedding planner than ever before. Whenever a couple marries, someone is needed to oversee all the details to ensure the wedding is a success. That "someone" - the wedding planner - could be you

As long as you have the desire, you can become a wedding planner. No special education or experience is necessary to break into a career as a wedding planner and succeed. 

If you would like to be paid to plan weddings, the FabJob Guide to Become a Wedding Planner book is for you! In this book you will discover how you can get started and succeed in an exciting career as a wedding planner.

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The contributors to this book have planned hundreds of weddings of all kinds. Between them, authors Catherine Goulet and Jan Riddell have planned weddings and other events in the U.S., Canada, Bermuda, Barbados, England, Ireland, and Australia, among other countries.

In this book they share with you their own experiences as well as insider tips and expert advice from some of the world's leading wedding planners. The book covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to become a wedding planner, including: 

How to Plan a Wedding

  • How to prepare a time-line schedule
  • Step-by-step wedding planner list of all the tasks involved in planning a wedding
  • How to prepare a wedding budget
  • Advice for planning the wedding ceremony
    • Selecting the wedding date
    • Choosing where the wedding will take place (the venue)
    • Finding a wedding officiant (minister, rabbi, Justice of the Peace, etc.)
    • Selecting wedding ceremony music
    • Obtaining the marriage license
    • The wedding ceremony rehearsal
    • The wedding processional and recessional
  • Advice for planning the wedding reception
    • Time of day (from early morning to evening)
    • Choosing a place to hold the wedding reception (the venue)
    • Working with the venue staff to create a fabulous wedding reception
    • Wedding reception activities (receiving line, speeches, first dance, bouquet toss, cake cutting, etc.)
  • How to select reputable wedding vendors (e.g. bridal shop, caterer, florist, limousine company, photographer, stationer, etc.)
  • How to negotiate contracts and save money
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Wedding Industry Jobs
  • Discover more than a dozen types of employers that hire wedding planners, bridal consultants, and wedding coordinators, and how to contact them, including:
    • Resorts
    • Hotels
    • Tourist attractions
    • Bridal shops
    • Churches and synagogues
    • Caterers
    • Wedding planner firms
    • Florists
    • And more!
  • Where wedding job openings are advertised
  • Finding unadvertised wedding planner positions
  • What employers are looking for
  • How to prepare a resume and cover letter for a wedding planner job (includes samples)
  • How to do well in an interview for a wedding planner job
  • How to create your own job as a wedding planner
Starting Your Own Wedding Planner Business
  • How to start a wedding planner business with little or no money
  • An overview of different services provided by a wedding planner, so you can choose what you want to offer
    • Complete wedding planning services
    • Wedding Day coordination
    • Wedding consultations
    • Destination weddings (resorts and cruise ships)
  • Links to the information you need about the "business" side of things (permits, insurance, etc.)
  • How to create a professional image for your wedding planner business
  • Pricing your services as a wedding planner
  • Finding clients who want to hire a wedding planner
  • How to create an impressive portfolio even if you have no previous experience as a wedding planner
  • How to effectively market your wedding planner business through
    • Advertising
    • Wedding shows and bridal fairs
    • Free publicity
    • Word of mouth
  • What to include in a client contract to protect yourself
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PLUS, you will discover:
  • Where to get creative ideas for a wedding
  • How to develop the skills you will need as a wedding planner, including organizational skills
  • How to put on your own bridal show
  • How to be certified as a "professional" wedding planner
  • Samples of everything you need to launch your wedding planner career, including:
    • Sample wedding planner timeline and checklist
    • Sample checklist for the bride and groom
    • Sample wedding planner resume
    • Sample of what to say when talking to prospective clients of your wedding planner business
    • Sample wedding planner registration form with questions to ask new clients
    • Sample wedding budget form
    • Sample wedding guest list form
    • Sample wedding day itinerary
    • Samples forms to include in a wedding organizer
    • Sample site survey sheet (to evaluate wedding ceremony and wedding reception sites)
    • Sample vendor letter
    • Sample reference letter for a wedding planner
    • Sample wedding planner contract
  • And more! (including free updates)
You can have all this and more for an incredible special price. People pay hundreds of dollars for courses on wedding planning. The FabJob Guide to Become a Wedding Planner book contains some of the best wedding planner career advice you could get from other sources, plus much more

This guide has been selling for up to $39.95 U.S. for an e-book alone. SPECIAL OFFER # 1: If you buy the e-book today, Saturday, November 22, 2014 you can have this valuable insider information for the incredible price of only $29.97.

SPECIAL OFFER # 2:  Although this book has previously only been available as an e-book you can get a print copy together with a CD-ROM that includes sample checklists, contract, forms, and more. This 2-in-1 Book and CD-ROM Set is only $5 more (plus $5 shipping). Plus, as a bonus, you will also receive an e-book so you can read it immediately.

NOTE: Only a very limited number of copies of the new edition of this popular book have been published in print, and are available on a first come first served basis. The previous edition sold out, so if you would like to have a print copy, we strongly suggest that you purchase it immediately.

You will earn back much more than the price of the book with the next wedding you plan. And with this guide book you can get hired to plan more weddings much more quickly. 

If you believe you deserve to have the career of your dreams, this book is for you. It gives you what you need to know to become a wedding planner.

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"I have just finished reading your wonderful Become a Wedding Planner book.  The information was exactly what I was looking for to start up my own wedding planning business. I have helped family members and friends plan weddings before and was wondering how I could turn this in to a paid career as a wedding planner. The information on getting clients, dealing with vendors and how much to charge for my services was really helpful, and the worksheets like the timeline schedule and budget sheet will be very useful. I can't wait to get started!" 
Karen Williams
Denver, Colorado

"AWESOME wedding planner book! I bought it on the weekend and didn't think I would get much for such a low cost but I was delighted. I will definitely recommend your Wedding Planner guidebook to any of my friends who want to get into wedding planning."
Jennifer Garcia
San Antonio, Texas

"I wanted to thank you for your book about becoming a Wedding Planner, which I received on my computer in one minute. The book has given me so much insight and information towards my new career as a wedding planner. I am very happy and would absolutely recomend your products to anyone looking for a new career."
Teresa King
Greenbrier, Tennessee

"Thank you so much for this excellent guide! I had made the decision to set up business as a Wedding Planner when I came across your guide and decided that even if you could give me just a few tips it would be worth the price. I had only "speed read" the first 50 pages (of over 200!) when I knew I had made a purchase which would be worth it's weight in gold! Even though I live in England and some of the advice is not applicable here there is more than enough which is applicable for me to make more than my money back with my first assignment."
Roselyn Watson
Yorkshire, England

"I recently purchased the FabJob Guide to Become a Wedding Planner. Like many people, I was skeptical of paying money for any sort of "how-to" guide, especially off the internet. I assumed that by helping out with several weddings, I knew most of what I needed to get started, and I'd learn the rest along the way. When I stumbled across the FabJob website, I was intrigued, and browsed the table of contents for the Wedding Planner guide. I realized there was a lot I needed to learn BEFORE getting started. After taking the time to look in several bookstores I realized there was nothing remotely similar to what the FabJob guide covered. The other books were all aimed at brides, and a professional planner has to know more than that (otherwise why would a bride need a planner if a book would do?). I took the plunge, ordered on-line, and did not regret it! Don't waste your time or money looking elsewhere. This guide covers things you didn't even know you needed to learn about, it will pay for itself in confidence alone!"
Lori Rogers
Waverley, Nova Scotia

"I noticed your web site for How to Become a Wedding Planner some time ago, but dismissed it as yet another wedding planner guide for brides. Well, this year after finally launching my own wedding planning company, I decided to see what your wedding planner book entailed. What a wonderful surprise! The wedding planner guide is informative, detailed and jam-packed with tips for the aspiring wedding planner! (I was so impressed that I ordered two more unrelated guides for friends.) Specifically, your wedding registration form helped me with the revision of a form I had created for clients, I picked up some great marketing ideas too. I would encourage anyone considering the purchase of this wedding planner guide to go ahead and order... right NOW!"
Debbie Tobias
Wedding Coordinator
Down the Aisle
Brooklyn, New York

"This book is absolutely essential!!! I believe you have answered all of my questions about becoming a wedding planner. You covered everything from A to Z. This book helps me with every aspect of my new career. Thank you for this wonderful stepping stone."
Shelinda Shipp
Philadelphia, PA

"I recently planned my own wedding and felt it was something I could as a career. Your guide confirmed that I have the skills necessary to pursue such a career! I started my business plan a few months ago, and your guide has given me additional knowledge to complete the plan. The guide was well written and gives step-by-step instructions on being a successful wedding planner. Thank you so much!"
Tracy Hughes
Fredericksburg, VA

"Thank you, thank you, thank you! I have been searching for 8 years for a book on how to become a wedding planner, and I have finally found one! This book answered all of my questions- from the qualities I need, how to find a reputable certification program, what books to read and supplies to buy, how to network and break into the field of wedding planning, and where to look for jobs. I now feel a lot more confident that I have the tools to learn the wedding planning business and can make my dream come true!"
Melissa Ellison
Orlando, FL

"The Wedding Planner Guide is awesome!!! I thought I knew everything about planning weddings, but it helped me be more organized then ever before. It is also useful when training assistants to learn more about the industry and what you do. Thank you!!!"
Leslie Thomas
Houston, TX

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