If you’ve been in the floral business for more than a hot-minute you’ve experienced a client whose budget simply doesn’t align with their wishes.
We tend to blame Pinterest for this “unrealistic budget epidemic”, but the truth of the matter is that all businesses experience this issue; some are able to convert the budget the client does have into a sale; others simply “can’t make it work”.
There’s no right answer here for the record.
You don’t have to ALWAYS “do whatever it takes” to make it work.
You also don’t HAVE TO say “nope, this budget won’t work” if you want to make it work.
To paraphrase The Rolling Stones, “Time is on your side….” so the longer you’re in business, the easier it becomes to navigate these budget conversations.Learning to create your own boundaries is part of building your brand. Click To Tweet
You can’t do everything and anything a client asks for.
You should choose to create rules that align with your business goals.
If you’re not making a deliberate effort to streamline and improve communication, you’re not doing enough to ensure your success.Standards and boundaries clear the path to reach your ideal clients. Click To Tweet
And to quote The Stones, yet again, “You can’t always get what you want. But if you try, sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.”
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