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You’re ready to blog, but you need some inspiration. Wedding topics are right up your alley, but when you sit down to start your post, blog post ideas for wedding planners aren’t coming to your mind.
It’s OK. It happens to all of us.
Here are 50 blog post ideas for wedding planners — just like you — to get you started. Use the ideas as is or use it as a jumping off point for your own ideas.
Here we go…
Blog Post Ideas for Wedding Planners
1. Ways to Honor Lost Loved Ones
Some loved ones have moved on to a different world + cannot share the wedding day with the wedding couple. Write a post that reveals your creativity + shares 5-10 examples of ways the couple can honor their loved one(s).
2. Top Ways to Recycle Wedding Items
Tons of articles exist on how to host an eco-friendly wedding, but what about all of the items you have when the big day is over.
Suggest ways wedding couples can regain some of their money from gently used or leftover (+ unused) wedding items. It can benefit them + it can benefit new wedding couples that are following in their path.
3. Seasonal Trends
Winter, Spring, Summer + Fall…all you have to do is call…Most states have four seasons, which means four glorious seasons of weddings. Share some of this year’s + this season’s trends that they can infuse into their wedding.
4. Picking the Right Attire
Not all bodies are created equal. It doesn’t mean they can’t look fabulous on their big day. Help brides choose the right style of dress for their bodies.
Help grooms choose the right style of tux, suit or attire for their big day.
This can also apply to the wedding party. Look at that–3 blog posts from one bullet point!
5. Wedding Website 4-1-1
Wedding websites can be a great way for couples to share info with wedding guests — especially in real time + with up-to-date info.
Share some of the top resources with them for building free wedding websites + the information they should share on the site.
6. Theme Pickin’
Even if it is a color scheme, weddings tend to have a theme. Advise couples how they can pick a theme that fits their personality + all of the innovative ways they can weave their theme into their wedding.
7. Wedding Showcase
Feature one of your own weddings. Reveal details, share photos (preferably pro ones from the photog). Share with couples how you came up with each of the ideas, the significance it had to the wedding/couple + how you pulled it all off.
You can do a series of these blog posts, using different themes, color schemes, etc.
8. Signature Cocktail
Explain what a signature cocktail is + how they can use it at their wedding. You can even share some ideas + recipes, if you are so inclined.
9. The Cost of it All
Share with them the average cost of a wedding. Then, help them compile their own wedding budget with your favorite wedding budget calculator or tool. Don’t use a special tool? Share with them tips and tricks to compile their own budget.
10. Dance Song Lists
Create one big list of weddings songs, from the first dance to ones that get guests out on to the dance floor + boogie-woogie-ing. You can also share different list categories as different posts, so you wind up with a series of posts rather than just one blog post.
11. The Dog Days of Weddings
When the couple shares a pet or one has a special four-legged friend, they often want to include their dog (or pet) in their wedding. Share some unique + innovative ways they can include their fur-baby in the big day. You can even drop in a few names of local venues that welcome furry friends with open arms.
12. Planning Timeline
Sure, there are tons of planning timelines floating around the Internet, but it is not your planning timeline. Giving them a comprehensive view of what it takes to plan a wedding. Sharing this information can actually work in your favor. They can quickly see how complex it is + how much they need you.
13. Step-Parent Involvement
It can be a sticky situation when step parents are involved (as you well know). Share some tips + advice on maneuvering the situation, including ways they can include their step parents in the wedding (if they choose to do that).
14. Emergency Kit Assembly
This is a service you likely provide as part of your planning + coordinating duties, BUT, give them a list of the top items (or all of the items) they need to create a wedding day emergency kit. If you don’t want to share a comprehensive list, pick some of the off-the-wall items that they won’t think of on their own + explain why they should include these items in their kit.
15. Hair Styling
Talk about how brides are wearing their hair this year. Coordinate hair styles with dress styles or facial features. Discuss what brides are wearing in their hair — veil or not, flowers, decorative barrettes, etc.
You can do a similar posts for grooms. You can even include facial hair styles as part of the article.
16. Take Them Behind-the-Scenes
Give them a glimpse of what it is like to plan a wedding + pull it off on the big day. Share the disasters you fix or are able to avert. Take them with you (by story or video) as you meet with vendor after vendor to put the entire event together. Show them why they need you rather than tell them that they need you.
17. Photos Around Town
Provide some of the most beautiful, best-kept secrets, or insert adjective here, places around your town or city where they can take wedding photos.
18. Vendor Spotlight
Choose one (or more) of your favorite vendors + showcase their business. Talk about what they do + your experience working with them. You can also choose an interview format, where you ask the vendor questions + then they answer them.
Anything DIY is usually a hot topic with wedding couples. You can share DIY projects for each facet of the wedding in a series of blog posts, or pick one category (such as DIY favors or DIY flowers) + write one blog post about it.
Not the liquor bar, but share instead how they can set up a dessert bar, candy buffet, sundae bar, popcorn bar, donut bar, or insert your favorite type of bar here.
21. Keep ‘Em Busy
Mom, grandma + auntie — you love them, but boy can they strike a nerve when you’re planning your wedding. Share with them some ideas on how they can keep the “helping meddlers” busy (+ off their backs), in a nice way, of course.
You can compile one blog post or several all about wedding etiquette. Hit on categories like invitations, who pays for what, writing thank you cards + whatever else you can think of category wise.
23. Celebrity Weddings
Pick apart a recent celeb wedding. Share with them how they can recreate the look + feel of the wedding without writing the big fat check, of course.
24. Twist in Tradition
Pick a non-traditional way couples are planning their wedding (men wearing mengagement rings or men taking their wives’ last names) + discuss it.
25. Sign of the Times
Tell couples how they can use social media for their wedding or use a webcam so guests can attend virtually that cannot physically attend the wedding. Give them an idea on how to use technology to their advantage.
26. Your Favorite ________ (Bouquet, Dress, Invitation) You’ve Ever Worked On
Blog about one of your fave client projects to inspire other wedding couples for this aspect of their wedding. Sure, they might copy the idea for their own wedding or it might just be a jumping off point for their own idea.
27. 10 Tips on Prepping for the Wedding Day
Give your top 10 tips on what brides + grooms should do to prep for the day of their wedding.
28. Your Favorite Wedding Blogs
Create a list of 5, 7 or even 10 of your favorite wedding blogs. You might want to feature some different blogs that cover different aspects of the wedding (photography, attire, planning, etc.) but you certainly don’t have to.
29. How-to Post
Write an in-depth, step-by-step post on how to do something. If you’re a wedding photographer, maybe it’s How to Make a List of Your Top 25 Wedding Pictures. If you’re a hairstylist, maybe it’s How to do an Up-Do.
30. List of Fave Books
Create a list of your top 10 books. Generally speaking, these should somehow relate to planning a wedding or be about wedding professionals, but could be life-related, such as topics on stress management or married life.
31. Do a Post Mortem Post
Interview wedding couples after the wedding to find out what they would have done differently or what mistakes they made when planning their wedding.
32. Bride + Groom Panel
Have your readers or current clients submit questions. Have your real-life wedding couples that have already wed answer the questions + then turn it all into a blog post.
33. Interview A Member of Your Staff
Interview a member of your staff + post it on your blog. Maybe it’s an assistant planner or maybe it’s the receptionist. Oh the stories they can probably tell!
34. Create an Ultimate Guide Post
This is what they refer to as a long blog post. Pick a wedding topic + write a post that basically covers everything a wedding couple needs to know about it. The Ultimate Guide to choosing your wedding flowers or the Ultimate Guide to assembling your wedding guest list.
35. Create a Huge List Post
Make a list of 50 things, such as 50 Wedding Cake Ideas, 50 First Dance Songs or 50 Wedding Day Make-Up Looks.
36. Myths + Truths Post
Create a list of the top wedding myths + tell the true story about each of the myths. This is a great way to educate wedding couples so use your words wisely 🙂
37. Mistakes to Avoid
Create a post that covers some of the top mistakes that wedding couples make + how wedding couples can avoid making them.
38. Do a Round Up
You can go a couple different ways with a round-up post. You can do a round-up of your top rated blog posts or you can round-up other wedding pros’ posts.
Create a list of frequently asked questions + then provide the answers to the questions.
40. Mistakes You’ve Seen + Helped to Fix
Talk about mistakes you’ve see vendors make or disasters that you’ve diverted at weddings. Describe how having a professional wedding planner like yourself uses their superhero powers to keep the mistakes from happening in the first place or fixes them once they do so that the wedding couples never know anything went wrong.
41. Simple + Easy Ways to…
Provide a list of simple + easy ways to tackle one aspect of the planning process, such as choosing flowers, setting a budget, etc. This type of blog post could become an entire series of blog posts where you tackle one planning subject at a time.
42. Little Known Ways to…
Put a number in front of it + list out the little known ways they can do something for the wedding. Think, save money on their ceremony, find the perfect bridesmaids dresses for every body type, etc. This too could really become a series of blog posts, too.
43. My Favorite
Be careful how much information you give out here. For example, I wouldn’t create a list of your favorite vendors (Your preferred vendor list is GOLD.) but list out some of your favorite resources. You could list your top 7 favorite wedding planning books or apps or online tools, for example.
44. Trends to Ignore
While some wedding traditions are tried + true, others are trends that are in one minute + out the next. Share some of the current trends with wedding couples that they should not fall prey to.
45. Trends to Adopt
On the flip side, you can also share a list of trends that they might want to consider for their wedding. You’re the pro so you know that if it is likely to go out of style this year.
46. Share Do’s + Dont’s
Make a list of wedding planning do’s — things that brides + grooms should do when planning a wedding — + dont’s — things that brides + grooms should avoid doing when planning their wedding.
47. If Your Office Could Talk
Give an insider perspective of the wedding industry. Tell brides + grooms what the industry is really like. Reveal some insider secrets.
48. Seasonal Touches
Share special touches wedding couples can add to their wedding based on the season they’re marrying. Most places have four seasons but even places that only have one or two seasons works.
49. Instagram for Inspiration
Make a list of your favorite Instagram accounts that brides + grooms can use for wedding inspiration.
50. Places in Your City
Name places in your city that out-of-town guests or the wedding party can visit while in town for the wedding. Even the locals can enjoy being a tourist in their own town.
BAM! There you have it — at least 50 blog post ideas to get you started. Now, go write.
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I’m Kristie Lorette McCauley. I have a word addiction and I’m not afraid to use it (or admit it).
In my past life, I was a certified wedding planner. In my current life, I am the wedding planner content + copy writer.
I use my writing + wedding planning experience to turn your thoughts into words that land you DREAM brides + grooms + book your calendar solid.