Wedding Submission Intensive Course

The first-of-its-kind, our four-week Wedding Submission Intensive course is designed to help you navigate wedding submissions.

This course offers a unique blend of lectures, a robust workbook, and interactive elements. Each live session spans two hours, providing you with the skills and knowledge to showcase your work effectively in the wedding media.

We’ll meet every Wednesday in August. Please note that all sessions will be recorded and made readily available to all attendees in the portal.

Below is a breakdown, week-by-week:

Week 1: Creating a Strong Base

Dive into the fundamentals of wedding submissions. Understand the strategic ‘why’ behind submissions and how they align with your brand. Get insights into the current state of wedding media and set realistic expectations. Learn how to identify the right weddings to submit and seamlessly integrate submissions into your workflow. We’ll also cover the importance of coordinating with couples and vendors to ensure a cohesive approach.

Week 2: Crafting Your Media Plan

This week is all about strategizing. Develop a pre-wedding media plan, identify suitable publications, and understand the nuances of different media outlets, including national, niche, and local options. Delve into the world of exclusivity and how editing styles impact placement. Engage in an exercise to match weddings with the right media outlets. You’ll leave with a comprehensive understanding of creating a fitting media strategy.

Week 3: Prepping the Submission 

Focus on curating compelling image galleries and crafting captivating wedding write-ups. Participate in a live walkthrough using a student’s wedding, learning how to narrate a story through images. We’ll provide resources like sample write-ups to guide your learning.

Week 4: Execution and the Follow-Up

Learn the intricacies of managing submissions post-submission. Discover best practices for dealing with editors, handling resubmissions, and leveraging accepted submissions for maximum brand exposure. This week includes a special Q&A with Christy Weber on Press Pages and a Chat GPT Loom tutorial on submission formatting.

By the end of this course, you’ll be equipped with the tools, knowledge, and confidence to elevate your wedding business through successful media submissions. Join us to transform the way you showcase your work and leave a lasting impression in the wedding industry.

Join today!