Have you ever been asked to give a stem count to a customer? by Alison Ellis

Have you ever been asked to give a stem count to a customer?

From time to time florists encounter potential customers who request a stem count for a bridal bouquet or centerpiece. This is a question that can put you “on the spot” and also leads to florists giving away a recipe (aka your work & expertise!) without a contract or commitment from the customer.
What if you take the time to create recipe and the customer doesn’t book with you? In my experience most of the time when a customer requests a stem count they’re more likely to be price shopping than a serious prospect.
Today’s video is about why you don’t have give a stem count and in fact, why I think all florists should “just say no” to stem counts.
If you’ve ever said “no” to a stem count (or wanted to say no!), then today’s video is for you. Click to watch and leave a comment on this post or on my video on YouTube if you have any experience with requests for stem counts.
How do you handle this request?

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Contact Information:
Alison Ellis
Floral Artistry

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  1. So true, Allison! Thanks for this video and the helpful info!