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How to Maximise Your Leads by Perfecting Your Listing

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As a wedding venue or supplier, you know how crucial it is to attract the right couples and secure those all-important bookings. But in today’s competitive market, simply having a wedding directory listing isn’t enough.

That’s where we come in. Here at FBFW we’re here to help you perfect your listing and ensure it’s a magnet for couples planning their big day. From driving traffic through SEO, paid ads, blogs, and social media, we make sure your listing gets noticed. But when those couples land on your page, it needs to be full of useful and appealing information to truly capture their interest. This is where you’re up! Let’s dive into how you can maximise your leads with a stellar listing!


The Magic of an Up-to-Date and Full Listing

Your listing is often the first impression couples will have of your business. An up-to-date and comprehensive listing not only showcases what you have to offer but also builds trust and excitement. Here’s how to make sure your listing stands out:

  1. Captivating Images

Images are the heart and soul of your listing. You have the freedom to add unlimited photos, so make the most of it! Include a variety of shots:

  • People and No People: Show the venue both empty and during a wedding.
  • Different Styles: Highlight rustic, classical, modern, and all other styles to appeal to the taste of different couples.
  • Wedding Types: Showcase indoor and outdoor setups, intimate and large gatherings, and cultural ceremonies.
  • Top Two Images: These are the first images couples see, so choose your most stunning shots for the top of your page and featured picture.
  • Food and Beverage: Tempt couples with mouth-watering images of your catering options.
  1. Engaging Videos

A picture is worth a thousand words, but a video can make couples fall in love. Adding a video is super easy with a YouTube URL. Show off your venue in action and let couples imagine themselves celebrating their special day with you. This can be your promo video or a real wedding video from one of your couples that you have permission to use.

  1. Highlighting Key Features

What makes your venue or service unique? Make sure to shout about it! Include details such as:

  • Capacities: How many guests can you accommodate?
  • The Accommodation: how many guests can you accommodate, what style are your bedrooms.
  • Entertainment Licenses: Can couples have live music or a DJ?
  • Parking: Do you offer convenient parking and for how many cars?
  • Ceremony Options: Are there multiple spots for the ceremony?
  • Food: Do you offer inhouse catering? Show how you wow your guests with a culinary experience.
  1. Glowing Reviews

Couples love hearing from those who’ve walked down the aisle before them. Positive reviews give confidence and make your listing look fresh and relevant. Encourage past clients to leave their feedback and highlight their wonderful experiences.

Or simply import your reviews from google or other listings where your past couples are raving about you on.

  1. Informative FAQs

Anticipate common questions and use them to showcase your strengths. For example:

  • Do you have accommodation?
  • What makes your venue unique?
  • What are your catering options?
  • Can we bring in our own supplier?

Take this moment to answer the most frequent questions you get asked and sell your venue in the process!

  1. Offers & Events

Do you have any special offers or incentives? Adding these to your listing can make a big difference. They will also be featured on our dedicated special offers page.

Hosting open days or bridal fairs? Make sure to list these events. They’ll not only appear on your page but also on our events calendar. Along with showing up in multiple spots, we will shout out about your offers and events via our socials too! giving you even more exposure.

  1. Real Wedding Stories

Nothing tugs at the heartstrings quite like a real wedding story. Sharing these on your listing can inspire couples and help them envision their own perfect day at your venue. Come up with a handful of questions and pick a fabulous couple from the recent past to fill out this short questionnaire, ask them to write about their wedding at your venue.

  1. Recommended Suppliers

Help couples plan their entire wedding by listing recommended suppliers. This not only assists them but also strengthens your relationships with other vendors.


Ready to Boost Your Leads?

Your listing is a powerful tool for attracting leads and securing bookings. By ensuring it’s detailed, up-to-date, and visually appealing, you’re setting yourself up for success. At FBFW, we’re dedicated to helping you shine and connect with the right couples.

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