A wedding is an event of a lifetime. It's a long-awaited and often-imagined day where everything has to be perfect. That said, nobody could argue with the fact that weddings are a hell of a lot of work!
A whole army of wedding pros - florists, stylists, wedding planners, photographers, assistants and many more breathe a collective sigh of relief once the BIG day is over and the newlyweds set out on their honeymoon. With hundreds of hours of preparation work and effort, has anyone ever thought of a way to facilitate the whole process? At least the initial communication phase? What if you could simplify the selection process for your wedding services and at least some of the tons of life-changing questions could be answered with just a few clicks?
Web calculators do the job!
Well, we came up with a solution: online wedding calculators, which are essentially web tools designed to provide potential clients with instant wedding planning estimates for wedding services. They’re meant to save you time, put all the first steps in the right order, and help customers prepare for their first meeting with you!
Take a look at these 6 web calculators that promise to bring your wedding-related services to the next level:
- Budget Calculator for Wedding
- Wedding Guest Calculator
- Wedding Invitation Price Calculator
- Wedding Calculator for Alcohol
- Wedding Music Price Calculator
- Wedding Photography Cost Calculator
01 Wedding Budget Calculator
This is where the planning starts, right? A budget calculator for wedding may help to set the date – maybe it’s a bit too early, and the engaged couple needs to save a bit more before sending out the invitations and booking the reception. It may also help to ‘check’ their dreams with ‘reality’ – some are simply not aware of how much wedding services cost, but still want the beach and all the fireworks! This budget calculator for wedding is ready for your use as well as ready for any adaptations. If you need more fields like wedding style or you want to explain certain options you’re free to create, add more elements in just a few clicks and you’re set to go.
☞Use this calculator template as basis for your custom wedding budget calculator
We understand that a total estimate is a sensitive topic. Giving your prospects a chance to avoid asking directly would create a more comfortable environment and give them some time to evaluate what they’re getting into. This tool is created as a starting point for you to rocket your wedding services to another level. We’re looking for ways you could facilitate the process to your first contact with your prospects.
This is just an example of a rough wedding budget calculator that might be used at the beginning of the customers' journey. It's an excellent way to convert your website visitors to leads. When your potential young couple receives their wedding calculations, all that's left for you to do is ask them to enter their email in order to download their results or offer to set up a meeting to discuss the wedding planning in detail. You’ll have insight into the demand for your services and also get a sneak peek at the couple’s expectations before your first meeting! Indeed, the wedding budget calculator is great at helping you plan the most precious day in so many people’s lives.
02 Wedding Guest Calculator
This question is a tough one. Of course, everybody wants to invite all their friends and relatives, yet for thousands of reasons, it rarely happens. Therefore, a lot of people end up facing the long and painful process of cutting down their guest list. The wedding guest calculator can facilitate the decision process and provide the optimum number of guests based on a variety of conditions. Wedding guest calculator will count the optimum amount of friends according to the planned wedding budget, wedding style, and can even use the information of predicted alcohol consumption if you want because sometimes it really makes a difference. If you have your way of counting, that’s great! Transform it into an interactive wedding guest calculator and have your own unique and personal system.
Again, this is a powerful tool for wedding pros that helps make initial contact, especially since the system collects emails. The rest is as simple as asking the couple to fill in the short registration form for the first meeting or consultation.
☞Use this calculator template as basis for your custom wedding guest calculator
03 Wedding Invitation Price Calculator
This is one of the most effective web calculators. If you’re a graphic designer or have a calligraphy business all the inquiries through the wedding season must take a lot of your time to answer. So the invitation price calculator designed to help you out! Not only does it estimate the manufacturing and delivery costs of the invitations but can also be used to place an order right away. For example, by using the Paypal checkout button, your engaged couple can order and pay for the service instantly using the calculator. As an alternative, you can lose the PayPal and offer to submit an order placement form. You can also offer your prospects the opportunity to download a couple of examples they liked the most. The invitation price calculator is as flexible as your imagination is, you just have to adjust it to your business and your customer’s needs.
☞Use this calculator template as basis for your custom wedding invitation price calculator
04 Wedding Calculator for Alcohol
Even though it isn’t the most interesting job for the wedding planner, alcohol definitely takes up a big part of the celebration budget. So let the wedding calculator for alcohol do the estimation in advance. Of course, quantity vs. quality, but this will help you as a wedding pro to immediately set the price range and suggest options in a manner that’s straight to the point.
Nobody wants to overspend on booze, so when planning a wedding, our wedding alcohol calculator would facilitate the process for sure. It would be of great help to be able to plan drinks by the total number of guests, the number of men and women, the duration of the event, etc.
☞Use this calculator template as basis for your custom wedding calculator for alcohol
Yet if you are the supplier or the distributor of alcoholic beverages you may want to add more. As a professional, you know everything about the variety and quality of Alcohol drinks. So be free to add elements you need for the wedding services. Maybe it’s specific winery choice, country of origin, some extra options you have up your sleeve and the final budget? Design and looks of your wedding calculator for alcohol are up to you, it’s a fully customizable tool in your hands.
05 Wedding Music Calculator
This one's obvious. This event has a whole wedding music playlist but there are tons of details to consider, too. What kind of wedding music does the couple want? What about the mood and duration? Live band or a DJ? For both the reception and ceremony or just for one particular part?
Give your prospects a wedding music estimate that suits their needs or maybe upgrade to a whole wedding entertainment calculator with a choice of a wedding pro host for the event. It is up to you. Pick your elements, add them to your formula and then - to your website.
☞Use this calculator template as basis for your custom wedding music price calculator
06 Wedding Photography Cost Calculator
Use this calculator template
as basis for your custom wedding photography cost calculator
Choosing a wedding photographer is definitely no piece of cake. After all, this is the day your newlyweds want to remember for the rest of their lives. Knowing the budget, criteria, and maybe offering a few different style options would save time and establish an idea of how to carry out the desired theme in a suitable wedding photography cost. The wedding photography cost calculator is extremely useful to wedding photographers, filmmakers and other wedding services since it not only provides an estimate but also gives them a sales lead. All you need to do is ask your visitors to verify the photographer’s availability, and that’s another lead you can put in your pocket.
We know wedding photography cost depends on many things, but you can easily add them all, there is enough space if you choose a good structure, there are also a few tricks like conditional visibility that you can easily learn in the CALCONIC_ knowledge base. So be free to add more fields and use it for your service.
Other calculator ideas for wedding services website
Here are a few more ideas about which calculators could be useful for your wedding planning business website:
- Florists. Give potential customers an estimate for their wedding decorations.
- Jewelers. Custom wedding/engagement ring price calculator.
- Dressmakers. Wedding dress cost estimator.
- Bachelor/bachelorette event organizers. Custom event planning.
- Tourism service providers. Personalized honeymoon estimator.
Web calculators – as adaptive as chameleons
All of the wedding service calculators described above are strikingly easy to use. There’s no need to have any prior coding knowledge to implement these tools into your website. It only takes a few minutes with the CALCONIC_ calculator builder. You should note that these are only generic versions of the online calculators. They can easily be modified to suit your specific needs by changing the optional settings, prices, call to action elements, etc. All of the wedding services calculators described above can be found in the template list once you’re signed in to your CALCONIC_ profile. They’re ready to be used or tweaked according to your needs.
In addition, our web calculators are highly versatile. You can easily match any calculator to the design of your website by adjusting the appearance preferences (font, colors, size, resolution, etc.). Our wedding services calculators also work flawlessly on all sorts of devices – desktop, laptop, smartphone, and so on.
Our calculator builder let’s you build entirely new calculators, too. From calculating the cost of a renovation project, to figuring out how much money you need to put aside for your children’s education, the possibilities are endless. The true demand will come from your daily businesses and your everyday clients. Try to think of how you can better serve your customers’ needs. Maybe these needs can inspire a new interactive calculator?:)
Find more tips about using our calculators on our knowledge base.
Direct benefits for wedding service providers
These web calculators also bring great benefits, both to your business and to your potential clients.
Benefits for wedding pros
Makes your brand stand out in the market. The majority of wedding services give little information about their services on their website. Of course tips and recommendations supported by blog posts and testimonials are great, but if a client wants to get specific information regarding prices, they have to write an inquiry and wait for an answer. Having an interactive tool like a calculator on your website will give you some valuable differentiation, transparency and encourage your prospects to choose your services.
Boosts your brand trust. Our calculators are not just another marketing scam that tricks prospects and leaves them without any pay-offs. On the contrary, wedding service calculators provide exceptionally valuable personalized information. Thus, it makes your brand memorable, transparent and respectable.
Optimizes your workflow. Forget about an endless quoting, email inquiries, consulting via live chat and phone calls. Instead, have your prospects submit an order, just the way they’d like to, and save tons of time and effort using an instant price quote calculator. Use this precious time to discuss the details once your prospect becomes a customer instead of using the standard back and forth questionnaire.
Combines with other sales and marketing tools. Thanks to Zapier integration, your price quote calculator can transfer your leads directly to SalesForce, HubSpot or any other existing CRM system you use. This way, you can keep all your prospects and inquiries in one place!
Benefits to your potential customers
Saves time and provides instant results. Writing an email, waiting for a reply, reading an entire one-pager, replying with more details, and then finally calling to make sure everything is clear. This process of exchanging information between you and your prospects takes a lot of time and effort. Then what if it turns out it's too early and the couple cannot afford it at the moment? Web calculators that give instant price quoting solve these issues and provide measurable results instantly letting the couple come to their first meeting prepared and comfortable.
Help to make informed decisions. More often then not, people feel uncomfortable to ask about prices for services if they aren't listed. What can end up happening in this case is that a potential customer will just leave your page and continue along their search without providing you with any contact info.
- Web calculators are a great help for all businesses who contribute to a given process or supply chain. This means – not only for the wedding planners, but all wedding pros - wedding photographers, musicians, florists, etc.
- You can create a calculator with any level of complexity in just a couple of minutes. No prior programming knowledge is needed.
- Web calculators are effective tools both to the customers and service providers. They save a lot of time, optimize workflows, and build relationships between the service provider and the customer.
Those who have tried can’t understand how they had been running their businesses without our online calculators in the past! Why don’t you get one and turn a new digital page before your competitors do?
At the moment you won’t find these calculators in our templates section, however just leave us a comment below and we’ll send it to you in no time!
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