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As we continue our off-season prep, it's important to really take a deep dive into your packages and wedding planning services. Your services are the backbone of your business - and often where I find coaching clients losing money.  Often, when you first start your wedding planning business, you just pick your pricing based on [...]
Overhauling Your Wedding Planning Services | Jessica Dum Education

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The JDWC Team is growing! Do you love the thought of executing a couple’s wedding day exactly how they envisioned it? Are you a strategic thinker who loves all the little details? Do you live with a serving heart, focused on creating memorable experiences? And are you eager to learn and grow?  If you are [...]
We're hiring | Jessica Dum Wedding Coordination is looking for a new Associate Coordinator to join our team

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Knowing your numbers is one of the most important parts of running any business - especially as a wedding planner! Our finances are often a bit more confusing since each client might have different packages and expenses. But that is all the more reason to keep track of everything! One of the biggest game-changers in [...]

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As we enter the fall, we start to enter the off-season in the wedding industry. Fall business winds down, and as wedding planners, we have time to reset, reorganize, and refocus! While things are slower on the wedding front, now is the time to shift your focus to the backend of your business (aka everything [...]
Prepping Your Business In The Off-Season - For Wedding Planners — Jessica Dum Education

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The venue where you choose to celebrate your wedding day typically holds so much meaning. You will always think back on it as the place where you recited your vows and celebrated with your guests (if the same place acts as both your ceremony and reception spaces), and you will likely want to revisit the [...]
Summer private residence wedding in Fort Wayne, Indiana with Foreground Design Studio | Jessica Dum Wedding Coordination

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I started Jessica Dum Wedding Coordination in 2012, and after being in business for a decade, I have learned a lot of things. And I have changed a lot of my processes. One of the hardest parts of being a business owner is making mistakes. But the most important part of being a business owner [...]
8 Things I Do Differently As A Wedding Planner Than I Did In Year One