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Happy Holidays from WeddingWire!

Posted by Kim on Dec 24, 2014

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There are so many reasons to love the holiday season. From spending quality time with family and friends to giving (and receiving!) gifts, there’s an overwhelming sense of togetherness and gratitude. And – perhaps, not surprisingly – it’s a popular time of year for proposals and engagements. In fact, according to a survey of WeddingWire couples, 30 percent of engagements occur between November and January. If you’re among this lucky group, and are ready to start thinking about planning your wedding (maybe take some time to relax first!), check out our five-step planning guide here. And if you’re fortunate enough to be hosting or attending a wedding during this magical time of year, check out 16 reasons why holiday weddings are the best.

Happy holidays from the WeddingWire team!

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Choosing the right wedding vendors is one of the most important parts of planning your big day – and reading reviews of pros near you is one of the best ways to build your vendor team. WeddingWire is thrilled to announce that we now have over two million reviews submitted by newlyweds and wedding professionals, which is the largest number of reviews on any wedding and event industry site.

What does this mean for you? Well, whether you’re looking for a wedding venue, caterer, photographer, or any other type of vendor, you’ll be able to read even more useful reviews of pros in your area, written by real couples, than anywhere else!

“This is a major achievement for the entire WeddingWire community as it signals a major trend in the wedding space where engaged couples are not only relying on reviews to help make their critical wedding decisions, but are actively giving back to all engaged couples in the future,” said Timothy Chi, CEO of WeddingWire. “This incredible milestone of 2,000,000 vendor reviews helps engaged couples find their perfect wedding vendor team and strengthens the vendors’ online reputation and credibility, which ultimately helps them grow their business.”

Ready to start building your vendor team? Start searching for vendors near you (and reading reviews!) here.

And if you’re recently married, be sure to help other couples plan their weddings by writing your own vendor reviews on WeddingWire (bonus: you’ll be entered to win a $1,000 Amazon gift card with every review you write in December)!

Our Favorite Moments from WeddingWire Social Austin!

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 03, 2014

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Howdy, y’all! We had a great time discussing fall wedding fashion, jewelry trends, and all the other ins and outs of wedding planning at our fab WeddingWire Social in Austin on Monday Night. Held at (and deliciously catered by!) the W Austin, guests were treated to yummy appetizers and desserts, an open bar, and plenty of raffles and giveaways! Also on hand: Stella & Dot’s Austin-based Star Stylist Whitney Fields, who brought a pop-up Stella & Dot jewelry boutique with her! Read on for some of the highlights of the evening. view more green, weddingwire social weddingwire

Happy Birthday WeddingWire!

Posted by Kim on May 01, 2014

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Today is WeddingWire’s 7th birthday (yay!) – and it’s time to celebrate! We couldn’t have made it this far without all of you, so we’d like to share the love by offering you 20% (plus free shipping) to BaubleBar. Use the promo code WEDDINGWIRE7 at checkout and you’ll be good to go! You’ll find lots of gorgeous gems for your wedding at great prices, so start shopping now. And thanks again for making these past seven years so amazing (we’re off to eat our cake now)!

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We get it. You’re not just planning your wedding while sitting at a desk. You’re out and about, trying to stay organized while going from meeting to meeting, running errands, at the gym, wherever, whenever. And WeddingWire is here to help! That’s right, we’ve just released 3 new apps to help you plan your wedding on the go! Here’s the rundown:

WedTeam allows you to find and book your team of wedding vendors easily with the most extensive vendor search app in the industry. You can search reviewed wedding vendors by location and preferences, save and compare your favorites, and track your booked wedding vendors.

WedStyle allows you to upload photos and get instant feedback from family members, friends or other brides and grooms in the wedding community. You can also browse thousands of photos and rate today’s hottest wedding trends while getting inspired for your own special day!

WedSocial offers an easy way to share your wedding details with guests by pulling information directly from your WeddingWire wedding website. Your guests can access all event details on the go– even offline. And on the big day, you’ll be able to capture all of your guests’ photos in one easy-to-access, real-time feed.

Want to learn more? Click here to get all the information on our new apps! 

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