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p.1 #1 · p.1 #1 · Third visit for free ?


Or should we charge something ?
Bride & mom, bride & groom and possible bride and friend to which I may ...

I know I know, in the very first round everything should be clear, well explained, etc, but I am not that smart and handsome 😊!



Sep 09, 2017 at 09:31 AM
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p.1 #2 · p.1 #2 · Third visit for free ?


Never had more than 1 visit.
Third visit would certainly be paid for.



Sep 09, 2017 at 12:09 PM
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p.1 #3 · p.1 #3 · Third visit for free ?


How many free visits do you get to the car dealership before they start to charge you? At least they're coming back.

I don't think you should charge, but I'd pay close attention to why they need to keep coming back. It could be for great reasons, or it may flag a high maintenance customer.



Sep 09, 2017 at 12:37 PM
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p.1 #4 · p.1 #4 · Third visit for free ?


What's a "visit"?


Sep 09, 2017 at 01:34 PM
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p.1 #5 · p.1 #5 · Third visit for free ?


ZachOly wrote:
What's a "visit"?


Really?
verb vis·it - to go to see or stay at (a place) for a particular purpose (such as business or sightseeing)



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p.1 #6 · p.1 #6 · Third visit for free ?


Yeah I get that. But like a consultation? Site visit? Pre-booking?


Sep 09, 2017 at 02:21 PM
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p.1 #7 · p.1 #7 · Third visit for free ?


I've never had more than one in-person meeting before being booked. That's what the first one is for.


Sep 09, 2017 at 05:22 PM
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p.1 #8 · p.1 #8 · Third visit for free ?


I have a feeling its not their fault but some lack of clear communication on your part. At this point it sounds like they are basically committed but confused. Chalk it up to a learning experience and figure out what you can do better, but charging them? Hmm, seems a bit much to me.


Sep 10, 2017 at 11:49 PM
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p.1 #9 · p.1 #9 · Third visit for free ?



Seems like a red flag to me.
If you normaly do one interview and they book, it's not you.

I regularly did 2 interviews or more correctly, 1 interview and one meeting where they brought back the deposit/ booking fee. 3rd one is 2 weeks before the date where I get final details and the balance of the coverage.

Overly pedantic clients or ones that fail to grasp simple concepts are not good clients you want. Sounds to me this bride is either insecure and seeking approval of others OR is being led by the nose and trying to make everyone else happy.

I wouldn't charge her a thing though, not even a deposit / Booking fee.
I'd give her a bit of free advise and tell her I'm not the shooter she wants and to keep looking.

There are times you make the extra effort to get the job because it's worth it in the long run and other times you just step aside and let the ball go through to the keeper because you know that's the best course of action you can take.



Sep 11, 2017 at 01:16 PM
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p.1 #10 · p.1 #10 · Third visit for free ?


Done a multi-meeting early on in my wedding career.

Mostly by the request of the bride's mother, she was a very nice and sociable lady who was a bit too emotionally invested in her daughter's big day but those days are long gone. No way that's happening again.

My time is at a premium, although with some commercial clients, two or three meeting can be the norm.




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