A terrible time to buy a business

Recorded on April 21 in the year of COVID-19, live on Facebook and here in the podcast. Talked about how OPD has moved to webinar, how business is in the era of the coronavirus, do we need business cards any more, and what to do if you’re now doing a small...

I’m a CEO now!

Thank you again for listening! This episode we chat about: Sarah’s exciting news Privacy implications of hiring a virtual assistant That old chestnut: thoughts about charging for travel and how to do it As always we welcome your thoughts and feedback at...

Do not murder

It’s our first episode for 2020, and in this one we chat about: the Celebrant Institute’s new partnership with Pod Legal the pros and cons of leveraging the bushfire crisis (or any other charitable cause) for business purposes what happens when a party...

The one with the solid tangent

It’s a month until Christmas and here we are again with another episode of your favourite podcast! This episode Josh and Sarah chat about the latest newsletter from MLCS, our thoughts about OPD into the future, our obligations in an online environment, not...

Written to elicit a response

This episode we chat about our inclusion at meetings with MLCS and celebrant associations, a cap on celebrant numbers, the survey re OPD and new celebrant applications, the new rules around celebrant obligations in an online environment, and children at...

Are we finished being angry at Glenn yet?

This episode is pretty wide ranging, as I guess most of our chats are – we talk about the Celebrant Institute’s first year and all the awesome stuff we’re doing, reactions to Glenn Mackay’s appearance on our last episode, and the Coalition of...

Ladies And Gentlemen, And Everyone Else!

Today on the podcast we’re super lucky to be joined by Glenn Mackay, who is an award-winning wedding MC and DJ in SE Queensland. He’s seen hundreds of wedding ceremonies while he’s been playing the ceremony music, and we’re delighted to have...

The emotional bit, with Vickie Musni

A special guest, Vickie Musni personality trainer, on the podcast this week to talk about the upcoming Celebrant Institute conference where she’s talking plus hosting a workshop on how personalities work themselves into your...

Money, money, money

In this episode we discuss being a full-time celebrant, off the back of the results of the annual CoCA celebrant survey and a subsequent article on the ABC FNQ website.

God bless the Facebook Groups

Hello again everyone! Today Josh and Sarah are actually recording this from the same room! Amazing and awesome. We had a bunch of topics we planned to talk about, but instead it appears we ended up talking about the importance and difficulty of language for almost an...

You gotta know when to fold ’em

Hello everyone, and thanks for bearing with us since December! As always, we love being in your ears, and here we are again with another episode of the Celebrant Talk Show Podcast 🙂 This episode we chat about:Sarah’s Cert IV training and how it works Marriage Celebrants Matters Autumn newsletterVIC BDM RIOThe Frustrated StateHow to go full-time as a celebrant

These are bad vows, I’m out

Thanks for having us in your ears again! This episode we catch up on what’s been going on in both our lives over the past three months, we follow up on a few issues from the last episode, and we chat about what’s to come in 2019! Topics covered include:...

Is that wedding today?

Hello again and thanks for tuning into The Celebrant Talk Show podcast! This episode we chat about: wedding plannersreceiving identity documents electronicallyCelebrant software: which package is bettter?the importance of paying your registration fee as soon as you...

The podcast about the wedding porn

We chat about the importance of exchanging value and not simply expecting things for free, we give a rundown of what we’ve written about for the Celebrant Institute over the past month, and we talk a bit about Vic BDM’s new online system (spoiler alert,...

Podcast: A tribute to the greatest episode

We know, we know, it’s been a long time since we were both in your ears together. We’re sorry and we’ll try to do better! We know you missed us, so we spent most of the episode talking about some major changes in the legalities of how we do our work: – changes...

Podcast: Gay weddings are not a thing

As the introduction on the title address says gay-weddings are NOT a thing they are just weddings!! This podcast features Josh and Tara Baker who is one of the brains behind Dancing With Her a publication for LGBTQ+ women in love. Together Josh and Tara discuss a...

We’re not so desperate anymore

Delivered with love and setting the tone for what was is to follow in this Podcast. Immersing their audience in a story is something both Josh and Sarah do because a well-told presentation will stick in their audience’s brain for years to come! 2:17:...

Podcast: It’s the Mabo of the thing

We know it’s been a while, but welcome back to The Celebrant Talk Show! In this episode we’re responding to questions from you, our lovely listeners. Feel free to send us your questions by email to hello@celebrant.fm, or even record yourself asking us your question...

Imagine that you’re on a date with Facebook

It’s January – the traditional enquiries season for the wedding industry. Sarah and Josh reveal what their business focus is at the start of each year, and discuss in detail their process for dealing with an initial enquiry. 01.50 Marriage equality – following...

The one where we throw eggs at Sarah

Get your eggs ready folks, for once Sarah Aird says something controversial. Don’t worry though, anything she said is not as bad as whatever Josh has to say. This episode also dives deep into what price to charge your clients, and why? Everyone has an opinion on...

Podcast: Never seen paperwork fly like that

Two marriage celebrants with wedding hangovers bring you this November 6 episode of the Celebrant Talk Show, In follow-up Evie writes in on the topic of titles for the individuals booking celebrants, and Sean asks how does Josh sign marriage paperwork on an iPad....

We accidentally created a podcast

And so it begins. In the very first episode, Josh and Sarah discuss the change in the Conflict of Interest guidelines for marriage celebrants, and introduce the world to their very particular sets of skills; skills they’ve acquired over their celebrant careers;...