Welcome to our second installment of Engaging the Internet! Feel free to scroll back to yesterday’s posting to catch up and find out about perusing wedding websites and blogs to help you plan your day.
Create a Site of Your Own
Speaking of websites, what a great way to keep friends and family aware of your wedding than to come up with your own? Invitees who have not met the “significant other” often want to know more about them! Starting with the story of how you met and some details of your engagement will get you on the right path with your own site. A blog can also be included to keep guests updated with your progress in planning your wedding along with details after the wedding such as images from the celebration along with fun honeymoon pictures.
Details from the invitation can be posted on the site, such as date, time, location and directions. I know many times I have misplaced the map to the site, and having the option of pulling it up online from a smartphone is so easy and practical! Websites such as Nearly Weds even offer an online RSVP function to save on postage, or you could create your own free blog by picking a template from a site such as WordPress. Maintaining a wedding website is a great task to pass on to a tech savvy groom.
Utilizing tools such as Facebook can aid in planning a wedding and keeping key people in the loop. Imagine creating a page just for your bridesmaids where you can keep them informed of decisions like flower and dress choices. Plus, with a dedicated Facebook page, everyone can read the opinions and comments of others, which just adds to the excitement.
Besides the ones mentioned above, here are a few other resources for having your own wedding website …
Tomorrow we are taking a break from the internet to bring you “Newly Wed”, but look for segment 3 of Engaging the Internet on Thursday!