Here are just a few of the highlights of this video course:
- The course is hosted completely online, so you can complete the videos on your own time, at your own pace.
- Learn the top secrets to getting your website placed in the top results in Google, so that clients come to YOU!
The Start an
Event Planning Business course is made up of the following videos:
Getting Started: Do You Have What it Takes?
Video Length: 1 hr, 3 minutes
if you have the right mindset to not only start a career in event
planning, but also to start your own business.
how to do a "feasibility" study in your area to see if there's
a market for your business
the basics of developing a business plan (be aware that I just touch on
this, as that deserves an entire different course; but I do give you
plenty of resources to help you).
out your financial plan (start-up costs and how you'll finance it).
Setting Up Your Business
* Video Length: 48 minutes
a business name and registering it legally
a business entity (incorporating, LLC, etc)
Federal and State Tax IDs / EINs
Licenses, Permits, & Permissions
Up Your Office
The Business Side of Business
* Video Length: 26 minutes
"floating" money, and getting paid
How to Charge for your Services
* Video Length: 40 minutes
- The six most common methods of charging for your services as an event
industry standards and what factors affect your rate
Marketing: Gaining and Maintaining Clients
* Video Length: 39 minutes
methods of "offline" marketing
Creating Websites: Your Key Marketing Tool that Brings
Clients to YOU
* Video Length: 47 minutes
you simply MUST have a website
some websites succeed and others fail
for how to get your site to land in the top ten search results in Google
resources for building your site (and what resources NOT to use)