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WPJA Online Polls for BRIDES Magazine Article
BRIDES Magazine has requested the help of the WPJA and our members. They have asked us to gather information that will be featured in a planning article on
wedding photography in an upcoming issue. We're hoping for complete participation from all WPJA members. The polls will be open through the
weekend. The following three questions have been added to the
Member Login section of the site. Please take a
moment to vote today!
On average, how early in advance are your clients booking for your peak dates?
Based on the current economy, do you find that your clients are booking your services closer to their wedding date than in previous years?
How are you currently photographing weddings?
Help Your Fellow WPJA Photographers Book Weddings
Couples typically begin their search for a wedding photographer by sending out e-mails or making phone calls requesting services for their wedding date. In
some cases the date is already booked and the photographer, out of professional obligation, then has to respond with his/her lack of availability for that
date. This back-and-forth between couples and photographers, which consumes time on both ends, is eliminated by using the WPJA online calendar.
When a WPJA member is booked on a couple's wedding date, a 'referral' is made to another member by use of the online calendars. This system helps to
ensure that when a couple comes to the WPJA site, they end up booking a WPJA member. By using your WPJA calendar, you are referring work to fellow WPJA
Your personal WPJA availability calendar may be activated or updated simply by clicking on the Manage Calendar link in the left navigation of the
Member Login section of the site. Once you
activate the calendar, an icon will appear next to your listing(s) on the site.