A lot of wedding professionals ask me how they can stand out from their competitors and taking a stand is one way of doing that. In today’s podcast episode you’ll hear from one of the co-founders of Catalyst Wedding Magazine, a feminist wedding magazine that sets itself apart from every other wedding magazine out there.

Today’s Guest: Liz Susong

Evolve Your Wedding Business Podcast Episode #63: Setting Your Business Apart By Taking A Stand with Liz Susong

Liz Susong, the Editor-in-Chief of Catalyst Wedding Magazine, is an Ohio native who feels at home in Colorado, and she currently resides in Houston, TX. She has taught college classes, facilitated creative writing workshops for incarcerated women, and has traveled to West Africa, New Zealand, and Europe. She enjoys listening to her grandparents tell stories, encouraging her friends to be friends, and listening to her husband have entire conversations with their cats.


In this episode we’ll cover:

  • Why Liz decided to start a feminist wedding magazine.
  • Is it possible to have a feminist wedding?
  • The importance of diverse representation on wedding media.
  • What Liz would love to see change within the wedding industry.
  • Why Liz thinks we should shift away from selling the “perfect wedding”.
  • Why collaboration is better than competition.
  • How Catalyst used Kickstarter to raise funds and build an audience.
  • The importance of only working with people that align with your vision whether that be other vendors or advertisers.
  • Why you shouldn’t be targeting everyone with you wedding business.
  • How allowing your business to reflect who you are and what you believe can help your marketing & growth.
  • How taking a stance can really set you apart from your competitors.


Link & Resources mentioned in this episode:

Interview with Liz & Carly on the Bridal Rebellion Podcast
Black Sheep Bride
Liz’s article in OffbeatBride.com – “Is it possible to have a feminist wedding?”
Catalyst’s Kickstarter Campaign

More from Liz:

Website: www.catalystwedco.com
Twitter: @catalystwedco
Facebook: www.facebook.com/catalystwedco
Instagram: www.instagram.com/catalystwedco

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