You're starting the search for wedding vendors and are overwhelmed! There are so many to select from, where do you begin? We want you to find the best fit vendors for your wedding day with SBSN.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to find your wedding vendors online:
Start by creating a list of the vendors you need. This could include a photographer, videographer, florist, caterer, DJ, officiant, cake baker, rental company, and transportation provider. Once you have a list, you can start your search.
Use our online wedding vendor directories. Search through our SBSN Preferred Vendor members by category, location, and budget. You can also search the vendor's name on our Facebook Group and see reviews from other couples who have used the vendors. sbsnbride.com/vendors
Ask Making posts within the group to find your wedding vendors is encouraged. Be sure to include the vendor, date, budget, location, guest count. Using as much detail as possible will help the potential vendors who are available based on your criteria.
Check out social media. Many wedding vendors have a presence on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. You can browse their pages to get a sense of their style and work.
Narrow down your list and contact the vendors. Once you have a list of potential vendors, contact them to get more information and pricing. Be sure to ask about their availability on your wedding date, your location, and if they have a travel fee.
Schedule consultations with your favorite vendors. Once you have narrowed down your list, schedule consultations with the vendors that you are most interested in. This will give you a chance to meet the vendors in person and ask any questions you have.
Book your vendors. Once you have found the vendors that you love, be sure to book them as soon as possible. Wedding vendors often book up quickly, especially during peak wedding season.
Here are some additional tips for finding your wedding vendors on SBSN:
Read reviews carefully. When reading reviews, pay attention to both the positive and negative reviews. This will give you a good overall sense of the vendor.
Be clear about your budget and expectations. When contacting vendors, be sure to let them know your budget and expectations. This will help them to give you accurate pricing information and determine if they are a good fit for your wedding.
Get everything in writing. Once you have booked a vendor, be sure to get everything in writing. This includes the date, time, location of services, pricing, and cancellation policy. Be sure a vendor has the required insurance they need on the day.
Finding your wedding vendors online can be a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. By following these tips, you can find the best fit vendors for your wedding day.