45+ Tools to Plan Your Next Wedding

We are amazed by the advancement of the wedding planning industry in using online tools. @carmenhere put together this post which collects what we think is the best you can find out there. We are sure you will find more in the comments so make sure you keep track of it.

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Software:

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OurWeddingDay: Complete wedding planning, from task management to budget tools
iDo Wedding Couple Edition: planning software complete of wordings and songs widget feature. Free 20-day trial
EZ Wedding Planner: Free online wedding planner software
Perfect TablePlan: As seen on this blog

Google Docs Wedding Templates

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Free Gantt with Google: As featured on this blog
Guest List
Photo Album
Planner
Budget Manager
Checklist

Free online tools


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Wedding Mapper: Create free maps, add markers for your ceremony, reception, hotels, etc.
Mrs To Be: Virtual wedding planner
pingg: Create invites, send online or print, manage RSVPs…just brilliant!
MyPunchbowl: Design invites, manage guest list, share memories after the party
Complete Wedding Checklist: Basic yet effective

Website builders

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Momentville: Create your own free and carbon neutral website
Weddingpath: Free wedding websites
Wedding Websites: Free customizable websites creator

3 irriverent and out-of-the-ordinary inspirations

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1. Set a Wii Corner and Guitar Hero Station
2. Tie the knot over Skype
3. Say ‘I do’ on Second Life

Online Gift Registries

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MyRegistry: Create your own gift registry from any store in the world. Includes Green Registries
Buy our honeymoon: Self explanatory
Wishpot: Free Honeymoon, Wedding and Bridal registries

Green Weddings

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Great Green Wedding
Ecofriendly Weddings
Offset Your Wedding

Photo Sharing & Photobooks

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Picasa
Flickr
Wedding Photo Swap
Bob Books: Simple and straightforward to create the perfect photobook
Smile Books: Great flexibility and Mac software availability is a plus!

Social Networks

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Planaganza: Social network and planning resource for all events. Special section on weddings.
Get Married
You and Your Wedding

YouTube

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How to create own wedding decorations
Decorating for wedding reception table sizes
Wedding bouquets creation demo

iPhone

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Books (via amazon)

Wedding Planner: Everything you need to plan your own wedding
The Step by Step Guide to Planning Your Wedding
Wedding Etiquette
Organic Weddings
Wedding Planning for Dummies
Cyberbride: The Complete Online Guide to Planning Your Wedding

About The Author
Julius Solaris
Julius Solaris is the editor of EventManagerBlog.com, he is an international speaker and author of The Event App Bible, Engaging Events, Social Media for Events, The Good Event Registration Guide and The Annual Event Trends Report.
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