How to Write Amazing Proposals
How do you write proposals? When do you write proposals? If you want an efficient proposal writing process, read on!
Offer price points
Explain your process
Include client experience
Bride/groom info - when a bride and groom take the time to fill this out, you know they are looking forward to connecting with you!
Social media handles - this way tagging the couple will be easy on the day of the event.
Event hashtag - if they have a wedding hashtag you can use it and spread your social media net wide!
Final Details - Get the final headcount, final colors, last minute changes.
Permission to share - asking this ahead of time is best so you don’t have to bother them on their honeymoon.
Permission to add to list - an opportunity for ongoing marketing.
Now clients are ready to hop on the phone. Send your clients a Calendly link so they can schedule the call. This is your opportunity to get to know client and set the expectations on how things will progress through the process. You can discuss their budget and see if the client expectations match their budget. Finalize any specific event needs and share last minute ideas or details.
Once you have spoken with the client, you can put together a simple style board that portrays the wedding look and feel. Always include:
The couple’s info
Lump sum pricing
Use HoneyBook to itemize
Price out by section
Add installation/delivery fee
Include booking incentives
Copy into estimate document
Highlight retainer fee
Add payment plan
So what are you waiting for! Start on your next proposal, it’s sure to be the best one yet!