For those with an entrepreneurial streak at heart, there is always the question of how to make money. Technology? Maybe. An invention of some sort? Perhaps. Maybe you have considered rolling out an idea onto Kickstarter or Indiegogo. It might work, but the amount of effort that typically goes into successful projects like that can be staggering. Maybe it’s time to consider piggybacking on industries that always need jobs done, and need them done well. Perhaps, for the sake of argument, you turn your attention to the idea of weddings … …
People Are Always Getting Married
Certain trends will come and go, but people will always have cause to celebrate weddings. Tapping your finger on your chin, perhaps this will give you some ideas. It doesn’t matter the size of the community, the culture of the participants, or the geography of the land – weddings are weddings, and weddings are big business and big money for folks willing to really pay attention to detail. Considering it’s often parents that are throwing their money at kids, or perhaps one adult that is trying to impress another, perfection is the idea, and perfection is expensive. That’s where you can come in.
Think of Your Own Perfect Wedding
Think of your own perfect wedding, and then think of the wedding your parents would want to give you, and then think of the wedding you would want to give your kids. Combine all of the ideas that you can think of, and ponder on what types of services would be required at these occasions. Think food, drink, décor, location, transportation, multimedia, clothes, shoes, makeup – just look at all of the industries that are connected to matrimony! It is a goldmine of opportunity for the business-minded individual who is willing to break down the potential for creating the perfect memories.
Research Past Successes
If you research various wedding sites around the web, you’ll see that there are certain threads of theory and application that follow around good weddings. Take notes, think about the details, and start considering how your own skill set could potentially work inside this industry. It doesn’t matter if you’re thinking big or small, rich or poor – the point is to find out what you can handle and put a price tag on it where you make a tidy profit, and the bride and groom as well as the entire wedding party will refer you to their friends and family. Wedding industry work can make it or break it on word of mouth, so your concentration can definitely fall on making sure that your clients are obscenely happy with what you have put together for them.
Originally posted on March 16, 2015 @ 7:21 am