Why Payment For Services Is Due Two Weeks Prior To Your Event Date…

Why Payment For Services Is Due Two Weeks Prior To Your Event Date...

Like anyone else, I have bills to pay, a website developer that enjoys being paid and a staff that expects compensation. Recently, I’ve had a flood of folks wanting me to officiate their event who have yet to return my contract or their deposit. If you are booking services through my sister site, The Pawning … [Read more…]

Clarifying Roles of Team Members That Accompany Me At Events “The Texas Twins Team”

Clarifying Roles of Team Members That Accompany Me At Events "The Texas Twins Team"

Throughout my life I’ve worked for numerous large corporations and while customer retention was my specialty, customer satisfaction didn’t have the same importance to corporate America as much as profit. My theory on greedy corporations has been repeated by me for as long as I can recall “hogs get slaughtered while pigs get fed.” Call … [Read more…]

Why Are Photographers & Wedding Vendors Requiring a Non-Disparagement Contract?

Why Are Photographers & Wedding Vendors Requiring a Non-Disparagement Contract?

A Non-Disparagement clause restricts individuals from taking any action that negatively impacts an organization, it’s reputation, products, services, management and employees. Let’s use Charlie Sheen for example Sheen v. Warner this case is in the news primarily based on a Non-Disparagement Clause. Standard Clauses (During the Term and thereafter,) “agrees to take no action which … [Read more…]

Emergency Officiant Fees, Holiday Fees and Reasons I Have Them..

Emergency Officiant Fees, Holiday Fees and Reasons I Have Them..

I’m often asked why holiday events incur an additional charge. Although every vendor in this industry has an “up charge” directly related to special dates, today we will visit the reasons why. Christmas is a busy time for every consumer, wedding officiants, photographers, and event coordinators have families that include obligations of cooking and shopping … [Read more…]

Wedding Rehearsal’s Why You Need One & Why You May Not- Fee Updates Reverend Wendy Wortham

Wedding Rehearsal's Why You Need One & Why You May Not- Fee Updates Reverend Wendy Wortham

A wedding rehearsal normally takes 45 minutes, 15 to get everyone together and 30 minutes to go over everything from the processional to placement. All wedding officiants and ministers charge for a rehearsal for a specific reason, we are doing a ceremony twice when a rehearsal is involved. If children are in the wedding party … [Read more…]