It comes down to 2 simple factors: time and additional expenses.
Time: I spend on average 2-3 hours of admin on every wedding. Consultation phone calls, drafting up contracts, creating invoices, tons of emails, reserving other artists, creating timelines, and sometimes updating those timelines when bridal party members are added on or your timeline/location has been changed.
Additional Expenses: contract subscriptions, higher % invoice processing fees, lawyer fees, event management software, not to mention advertising on the knot and wedding wire can run an artist upwards of $500/mo!
Artists and business owners want to make sure your day goes as smoothly as possible. Hopefully this article will give you a little insider look at some of the pieces you don’t see. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out 💕