Getting the Wedding You Want

Getting the Wedding You Want

by David Egan

A confession: I‘m crazy about getting good customer service. It always has a strong influence on my buying decisions. I stopped by a Mazda dealership yesterday while I was out and about, ’cause I’m a Miata guy and the new one is outstanding. I made a point of checking the time when I started looking at the cars out on the lot, taking bets with myself on how long it would take a salesperson to come out and talk with me. You know what? Nobody ever came out. That impressed me – in a good way – so I decided to go inside and see the top-down Miata in the showroom. The closest salesperson, Ralph, and I started a conversation after a couple of minutes. He was easy, helpful, and enthusiastic. While it was clearly Ralph’s business to sell cars, there was absolutely no pressure, and no BS.

Same-sex marriage is under attack on several fronts. The conservative opposition has not sat idly by since the Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. Far from it. There were 85 anti-LGBTQ bills introduced by legislators in 28 states in 2016. This year there were 100 more.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Five Hot Wedding Planning Tips

Want to make planning your wedding easy and stress-free? Here are five great tips on what you can do to get started right, and make the best use of your wedding professionals.

Once you’ve chosen a venue for your wedding, it’s time to choose a caterer. Here’s what you’ll want to know about how to do it. The kind of caterers we’re talking about here are full-service, off-premise caterers. “Full-service” means caterers who are on-site during the entire event, providing a complete staff as well as food and drink. “Off-premise” simply refers to caterers who go out to venues not their own–  literally “off” of their “premises”– to cater.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Wedding Venue Selection

Great customer service is a critical part of your getting the wedding you want. Earlier in this series on choosing your wedding venue we’ve talked about guest capacity, reception location, ceremony location, parking, how venues handle catering, venue fees, the look and feel of the venue, visiting the venue, and trusting your gut. Now let’s talk about what makes for great customer service.


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