Do You Have What It Takes?
My name is Deborah McCoy and I want to welcome you to the American Academy of Wedding Professionals™. Since you're thinking of becoming a wedding planner/consultant, it's important to know if you have the personality and character traits to make it happen. I can tell you from my experience that it is a very rewarding profession.
Do You Have an Affinity for Weddings?
Do you love weddings… have a knack for detail… know music… have a talent for color coordination and for selecting the perfect flowers and decorations? Are you good at negotiating and smoothing ruffled feathers? Do you have good communication skills? Can you stay within a budget? Do you get along with people, and perhaps most important, can you keep your head when everyone else is losing theirs?
If you answered "YES" to these questions, then you may have what it takes to become a wedding consultant/planner. (We're also known as wedding coordinators and/or bridal consultants.)
Which Pro-Wedding-Planning Course Is Right For You?
The next step is to take a wedding-planning/consulting course that is endorsed by a bona fide organization like mine, the American Academy of Wedding Professionals™. We think we have a lot to offer you because of our training, experience and expertise. We also know that wedding-consulting/ planning courses cannot be taught or learned within a few days, and we know that wedding-planning/consulting books are very limited in their scope, information, and expertise.
We are also aware that many of the wedding-consulting/planning courses out there are not written by people who are involved in the bridal industry or ones who plan weddings regularly. We also know that very few courses are penned by nationally published authors. That's why I feel that we at the American Academy of Wedding Professionals™ have the best credentials and experience to teach you the craft of wedding planning/consulting.
I have been in the wedding-planning/consulting business for over 15 years. I have written four, nationally published bridal-reference and wedding-planning/ consulting books and appeared on Good Morning America, Sally Jessy Raphael, and the Rick Sanchez Show. My 600-page wedding-consulting/planning course is the best and most comprehensive ever written.
How The AAWP Educational System/Course Benefits YOU!
My all-inclusive wedding planning/consulting course will provide you with all the information you'll need to plan any type of wedding, but even more, I'll instruct and advise you on how to start and maintain your business. After all, the ideal wedding planning/consulting course and program will also include sample contracts, brochures, and suggested advertising to promote your business-just like our course does. Once you pass the course, you'll be an AAWP certified wedding planner/consultant and will receive your Certificate of Achievement.
The American Academy of Wedding Professionals™ course will teach you the fundamentals of wedding planning/consulting from start to finish. You'll learn how to network to obtain clients, how to track your clients' wedding-planning progress, help them stay within their budgets, and assist them with all other pertinent details when planning the perfect wedding.
Now You're Certified. What's Next?
Once you've finished the course, it's time to open your business, to interview vendors to refer to your prospective clients, and to begin to network to get your name out into the community and ultimately, to get those clients knocking on your door. We at the American Academy of Wedding Professionals™ will teach you how to start, build and grow your business with our Business Blueprint™, which is your pathway to success (and is included with our course).
It's All Up To YOU!
In summary, wedding planning/consulting is an exhilarating career. It's fun, it's educational, and with a lot of hard work and dedication, and with the help of the American Academy of Wedding Professionals™, you can be on your way to a wonderful career in a very uplifting and positive business. Everyone loves a wedding!
I look forward to helping you to begin a new career in one of the country's fastest-growing and most lucrative occupations! Thanks much for your interest in the American Academy of Wedding Professionals™.
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