Wedding planning can seem like an overwhelming process ?with so many details to take care of and options to choose from, where does one begin? Fortunately, there are many online resources available to offer advice, ideas, and even some deals. You can solicit tips from experts, use tools to stay organized, and share updates with friends and family. With the help of social media, your big day can be everything you had hoped for.

Hoping to make the most of the "recession-proof" bridal industry, WTGE ( has launched a social network, directory and search engine for couples getting engaged and married to communicate directly with vendors and manufacturers. Established by jeweler Christopher Simonetti, the site connects users, vendors and manufacturers across an easy and intuitive platform. Jewelry industry names who have signed up so far include Hearts On Fire, Verragio, Benchmark, A. Jaffe, Ritani and Saturn Jewels.

The Knot ( is the Internet抯 most-trafficked one-stop wedding planning solution. Founded in 1996 to offer a much-needed alternative to the white-gloved, outdated advice of the available etiquette experts, The Knot has quickly become America\'s leading wedding brand reaching out to millions of engaged couples each year through their award-winning website, books, magazines, and broadcast offerings.

The Wedding Network ( is a social networking website designed to be used specifically by those wishing to create the perfect big day. Here you will be able to connect with like minded individuals from across the globe. The Wedding Network is brought to you by Chatter. Chatter is a collection of niche social networks that are designed around various areas of their members lives. Through the new age of social media, Chatter is striving to deliver a more organised way of networking.

WeddingWire ( is about simplifying your wedding planning by leveraging technology. Whether you are looking for information about a specific vendor, need to comparison shop across vendors, require robust and intuitive management tools, or just want to connect with other engaged couples to share and collaborate, WeddingWire seeks to provide best-in-breed solutions to ease the entire wedding planning process.

If you are a bride-to-be, groom-to-be, bridal party, friend of a bride-to-be, mother of the bride, wedding vendor or wedding blogger, then BridalTweet ( membership is for you. A Vendor is generally considered someone who offers products or services directly to a wedding consumer. BridalTweet Membership is not for other wedding directories or wedding communities.

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