Weddings Made Simple with Today’s Bride
Today’s Bride offers a new suite of wedding planning tools powered by WeddingWire
AKRON, OH – July 20, 2009 – Today’s Bride, a comprehensive wedding resource for engaged couples in the Northeast Ohio area, today announced their partnership with WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company. The result of this collaboration is the addition of a new suite of wedding planning tools, powered by WeddingWire, to www.todaysbride.com.
Today’s Bride Magazine, Bridal Shows, and website were initially designed to act as an informational resource for local couples planning their big day. As Today’s Bride is about to celebrate 20 years in the wedding industry, they are now widely considered the lead bridal authority in the Northeast Ohio region. The partnership between Today’s Bride and WeddingWire will only enhance the resources available to area engaged couples with the addition of these free and easy-to-use planning tools:
• My Budget – easily track payments and expenses
• My Guests – draft or import the guest list and then track RSVPs, invitations and gifts
• My Seating – build and manage the seating chart by dragging and dropping guests into their chairs
• My Timeline – generate a personalized timeline based on wedding date
• My Vendors – manage all your vendors, record progress and post reviews
• My Checklist – sort tasks and keep track of wedding details
• My Binder – save links, photos, and documents related to your wedding in this virtual wedding binder
• My Wedding Website – customize a personal website to share information with wedding guests
• My Inspiration Boards – create a collage to collect and visualize your ideas
WeddingWire developed their suite of planning tools to offer engaged couples the opportunity to stay organized and in control of their wedding planning. The incorporation of these tools onto the Today’s Bride website is a natural fit to benefit local couples in Northeast Ohio as they plan to say ‘I Do.’
"We are excited to be working with Today’s Bride," says Sonny Ganguly, CMO of WeddingWire. "The newest generation of engaged couples are tech-savvy and becoming increasingly reliant on the internet to satisfy their wedding needs, so this relationship will be incredibly valuable for Ohio couples as they plan their nuptials."
"WeddingWire has been an incredible national resource for up-and-coming brides," says Jim Frericks, editor and CEO of Today’s Bride Magazine & Shows. "With the partnership of our online websites, soon-to-be brides from the Northeast Ohio area will be able to utilize the most efficient tools in the wedding planning process. We look forward to this online wedding relationship, and it’s exciting to provide such resources to our local brides."
For more information on Today’s Bride, please visit www.todaysbride.com.
About Today’s Bride
Founded in 1989, Today's Bride revolutionized publishing by being one of the first wedding web sites in the nation in the early 90’s and was nationally recognized as a leader in the market. Today, www.todaysbride.com averages over 35,000 unique visitors and more than 103,000 page views per month attributing to the overall success of the magazine and bridal shows.
About WeddingWire, Inc.
WeddingWire is the only online wedding planning resource designed to empower both engaged couples and wedding vendors. WeddingWire enables engaged couples to search, compare and book over 100,000 rated wedding vendors nationwide, from wedding venues to wedding cakes. WeddingWire also offers an online community and a suite of cutting-edge planning tools, including wedding websites, all at no charge. For wedding vendors, WeddingWire provides free online management tools creating the only market opportunity that
gives businesses control over their clients, reviews, leads and performance. In addition, WeddingWire has partnered with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) to provide its network of local vendors and online wedding-planning tools in the Weddings section of www.MarthaStewartWeddings.com. For additional information, please visit www.WeddingWire.com.