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Putting Yourself Out There, Pt. 2: How to Build Your Portfolio and Gain Exposure as an Officiant

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Published: Thursday, Aug. 22nd, 2019

You have become a wedding officiant! You have successfully celebrated your first wedding or handful of weddings! Now you want to make this a hobby, a side hustle, or a full time profession, so what can you do?  I will be sharing tips and advice from other professionals within the wedding industry and beyond, and I will also share my own experience in growing my business (which is still quite the ongoing process).

This is Part 2 of a 5-Part series about how to best grow your presence as a wedding officiant.

Part 2 will focus on connecting and building a network with other wedding professionals so you can all work together to help your presence (and business) in the wedding industry grow. 

 

Part 2: Building Relationships - Making Connections and Creating Your Network...(continued)

Tags: professional-officiants, first-time-officiants, guest-article




Putting Yourself Out There, Pt. 1: How to Build Your Portfolio and Gain Exposure as an Officiant

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Published: Friday, Aug. 9th, 2019

You have become a wedding officiant! You have successfully celebrated your first wedding or handful of weddings! Now you want to make this a hobby, a side hustle, or a full time profession, so what can you do?  I will be sharing tips and advice from other professionals within the wedding industry and beyond, and I will also share my own experience in growing my business (which is still quite the ongoing process). 

This is Part 1 of a 5-Part series about how to best grow your presence as a wedding officiant.

Part 1 will focus on branding: making sure everyone knows who you are, what you do, and why you are the right choice. No one can answer those questions better than yourself, so let’s get started!

Part 1: Branding - Recognizing Your Identity and Putting It Out There

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Tags: guest-article, first-time-officiants, professional-officiants




Making it Click: 4 Ways An Officiant Can Make the Wedding Photographer’s Life Easier

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Published: Friday, Jul. 26th, 2019

An experienced and effective wedding officiant works as a team with all the other wedding professionals, and during the wedding ceremony itself the unspoken partnership between the officiant and the wedding photographer is crucial. The wedding officiant leads the celebration in the moment while the photographer captures those moments to be documented forever....(continued)

Tags: first-time-officiants, professional-officiants, guest-article





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Being a Team Player: 4 Things Any Officiant Can Do to Help the Other Professionals Shine

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Published: Friday, Jul. 19th, 2019

As Wedding Officiants, everything we do is for the couple. However, we are also part of a team of amazing professionals who are also there for the couple. Here are four ways to make sure the other wedding professionals will appreciate you as a real team player on the big day (or maybe even before the big day):

1. The Wedding Planner: Give Them The Script!

 

My scripts, like a playwright’s, have everyone’s lines and stage directions.

- Photo by Author

 ...(continued)

Tags: professional-officiants, first-time-officiants, guest-article




Look Like an Over-Prepared Superhero: The Five Things All Wedding Officiants Should Have

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Published: Saturday, Jul. 6th, 2019

I live in a world of “Top Five” lists, so when a wedding officiant asks, “What should I have with me at the wedding?” it is natural for me to reply with an easy-to-follow list of the five things all officiants should have with them for a successful wedding.  Not only does this list help you feel prepared, it helps you look prepared and professional.  Enjoy!

1. The Script!

 

"My scripts have everyone’s lines in them!”, photo by author

 ...(continued)

Tags: first-time-officiants, professional-officiants, guest-article






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