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5 Ways to Plan Your Wedding Like a Pro

Congratulations on your engagement! Now it’s time to plan your wedding. This is the fun bit. You may be feeling a little overwhelmed with the many tasks you’ve got on your list, or you may not even have a list. Wherever you find yourself on your wedding planning journey, we are here to help, support and advise. We’ve listed 5 ways to plan your wedding like a pro. There are ways to stay on track, ways to find your wedding supplier team, staying inspired and even making friends along the way. We’ve got it all!

Featured image credit: Sean Sharpe Photography

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Use a Wedding Planning Tool

The new weddingsonline Wedding Planning Tool will be your go-to location for planning your wedding! Gone are the days of loose pieces of paper with random wedding ideas written on them. No more sifting through old emails to check if a guest has sent in their RSVP. And finally, a place to message your wedding supplier team instantly. For all that and more, click here.

  • ​To do List – a customisable checklist so you can keep track of what to do and when.
  • ​Messages – Instant messaging to chat with venues and suppliers in real time.
  • ​Favourites – Browse our Supplier Directory, read reviews, get inspo from the blog and track your favourites as you go.
  • ​Budget Tracker – Use our pre-filled budget or create your own to automatically update your expenses as you spend.
  • ​Guest List – Compile guest lists and manage RSVPs, import contacts, send Save the Date emails or contact your guests for any last-minute updates.

Use a Service Finder to create your Wedding Dream Team

When I planned my own wedding six years ago, I had to rely on Google. I’d do a Google search for Photographers and then I’d have to go through each one. This involved looking for email addresses and hoping the suppliers would all respond with information about their prices and packaging. Let’s just say it took a LONG time to gather all the information I needed.

At weddingsonline, we’ve got a nifty Service Finder tool to eliminate the multiple steps I had to take. Fill in some key information about your wedding, let us know what you’re looking for (a photographer, band, venue etc), click one button and done! You’ll start receiving quotes and information from your Wedding Dream Team. Now you can plan your wedding without spending hours and hours scrolling through Google. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it!

Click here to check out the Service Finder tool.

Plan your wedding with other couples

Ever tried to plan your wedding during a pandemic? It can be lonely! We created a Facebook group called HIGM ( – Help! I’m getting married) so all our fabulous Irish couples could meet. With over 56,000 members, our Facebook community is the place to be. This is where you will find support from other couples, advice from people who are also planning a wedding, and lots of fab ideas too!

Click here to join the Facebook community.

Find pretty ideas and practical tips online

Every week we share multiple blog posts filled with inspiration. Plan your wedding by viewing stories from real couples, wedding trends, and answers to pretty much all your wedding planning questions!

Click here to browse our wedding planning blog posts.

Keep up with special offers and competitions

We mean it! If you’re going to plan your wedding like a pro, you need to be the first to find out about special offers from amazing suppliers, competitions and virtual events. You’re probably wondering how on earth you’ll get that information, but we’ve got the answer for you. Our team at weddingsonline is in touch with all the best suppliers in the country. We’re sending out emails every week with incredible offers, special deals, ways to win fabulous prizes, and all the virtual events you’ll want to attend. Fill in the form below to receive our email newsletter and you won’t miss out on anything! 

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Kelly Jane Hartmann

Kelly is a former wedding planner and a lover of anything pink. She believes that any bride can plan her own wedding, with a few tips and helpful tools.

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