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Episode Number: Episode No. 03 / 20 mins

03: Wedding Toasts 101 with Pete Honsberger

03: Wedding Toasts 101 with Pete Honsberger

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Cheers to no more shitty wedding toasts!

SHARE THIS WITH YOUR MAID OF HONOR & BEST MAN (or anyone giving a toast at your wedding!)

Does anyone else hate sitting through a cringe-worthy wedding toast? Or maybe you are the bride or groom and you’re worried that your best man or maid of honor are going to go off the rails and embarrass you. Or if you’re like my husband last year and you’ve been asked to give a toast yourself and you have no freaking idea where to even start. Luckily I have the guy here who’s going to help us.

Pete Honsberger has been to a lot of weddings. He’s seen the good, the bad, and the embarrassing when it comes to wedding toast. It’s his personal mission to enhance the quality of these speeches worldwide. Not only has he been to a million weddings, he’s also been a serial groomsman, toast giver, and consultant to friends and family on their own toasts. His book, Wedding Toast 101, has sold over 5,000 copies and can be found anywhere books are available online, as well as Barnes and Noble stores worldwide.

In this episode we give you the simple components for a kickass wedding toast.

    • 5 pillars to an amazing toast.
    • The key mistakes we see too often.
    • A better way to start your toast.
    • The best way to end your toast.
    • How to make your audience laugh or cry (or both!).
    • Technical tips! 
    • Step by step guide how to create a complete toast everyone will love.
    • Successful toast examples to copy.
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Wedding Toasts:
Do's & Don'ts

This Episode's Guest

Pete Honsberger


Wedding Toasts 101 – The Guide to the Perfect Wedding Speech


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03: Wedding Toasts 101: Do’s & Don’ts

Join host Robin Sloan and guest author, Pete Honsberger, to deep dive into the dos and don’ts of writing a speech.

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Q: Is there really a wedding mark up?

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