(Closed) How did Waiting (and formerly Waiting) bees find Weddingbee?

posted 9 years ago in Waiting
  • poll: If you or were a waiting bee... how did you first come across this site?
    A Google search (please specify below) : (56 votes)
    48 %
    Linked from a random site : (18 votes)
    16 %
    StumbleUpon : (10 votes)
    9 %
    Magazines : (2 votes)
    2 %
    Google Reader : (2 votes)
    2 %
    Word of mouth (a friend told me) : (18 votes)
    16 %
    I am married to Mrs. Bee (just wanted an option for me) : (4 votes)
    3 %
    Other (please explain) : (6 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
    653 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I don’t remember how exactly I found weddingbee when I was waiting. I think design*sponge linked me to a wedding blog which linked me to another wedding blog which linked me to weddingbee. I was so happy to find Weddingbee, and even happier that I had already found it once I got engaged.

    Post # 4
    990 posts
    Busy bee

    A friend of mine asked for help in planning her wedding. It’s something I’ve always been interested in so I jumped on the job! I first fell in love with Rock ‘n’ Roll Bride and still check it out quite frequently … and I don’t remember what led me to weddingbee but ever since then, I’ve been hooked. Coincidentally, right about the time this friend asked me to help plan is when Cam and I got serious!

    Post # 5
    337 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I was randomly searching for anything wedding when helping my best friend plan her wedding. Found it last January, but have only recently started actually joining in on the boards.

    Post # 6
    246 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I’ve known about Weddingbee for a while, but not the Boards, just the Blog for inspiration.  I write wedding related articles.  I learned about the Waiting Board from a friend. 

    Post # 7
    2725 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I was doing some preliminary research and found Weddingbee through Google. I can’t even remember what I was searching for. Probably colors/themes ideas.

    Post # 8
    683 posts
    Busy bee

    Funny thing is, I think I may have googled it first, but then didn’t understand the site. Months later, I got linked in from a different site, probably APW or OnceWed, and then decided I would figure it out.

    I don’t remember what was confusing about the site to me at first, maybe it changed!

    Post # 9
    10218 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2010

    Oh dang what a difficult question lmbo!! I think I was searching for pictures for a client and then found a gallery in the google images and from there I saw the boards and it’s been history 😀

    eta the only waiting board that has ever been this friendly was the wedding channel WAY WAY WAY back when (remember I have been engaged before) I think 2000-2005 or 6ish, before they made the board changes to resemble the knot.  There was also a great magazine, I think it was bridal guide that was really awesome too. It had a waiting section or perhaps a wedding section when I was engaged, I cannot remember… Yes  I’ve always been detail and wedding obsessed… so sue me 😀

    Post # 10
    7975 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    The Knot. Someone linked it on their boards (I think she actually linked to a classified she had here). I was there looking for ideas and feeling scorned for not having a ring yet. 🙂

    Post # 11
    7081 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2009

    I love the Mr. Bee option… I was never a waiting bee, so I didn’t want to skew the results, but I googled “Wedding communities” and then weeded through to find one that I would feel at home with… Hello Weddingbee!

    Post # 12
    323 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I was at the end of my tether, (still am to a certain extent but anyway…) I wanted advice on how to help stay patient while I waited. I googled my misery and it popped up wedding bee. I read a few topics, wanted to join in and so I joined! I figured it would be good to use ideas from other people to get a feel of what is out there. I’ve been to 3 weddings in my lifetime. One I was a bridesmaid at my cousins wedding aged 8 and the other two was evening only as i was working on one of them, and family only ceremony at the other. So it is fair to say I have naff all experience of weddings or how to plan them.

    If anything I’m worrying more seeing some of the problems other bees have encountered :S but I LOVE that it’s a friendly place that we can let our hair down with like-minded people.

    Post # 13
    32 posts

    I randomly searched for candle centerpieces on google.  Got to a blog (ikea hacked i think?) that showed Mrs. Lemon’s centerpeices.  Sniffed around a bit and saw Mrs. Martini’s ring, asked her for details, and the rest as they say, is history.  Still reading a year and half later.Smile

    Post # 14
    525 posts
    Busy bee

    I found it through a link on smitten when they had a blogger who was waiting too and someone suggested she check out tjis board. I had actually been on the blog once before but not understood what it was, but now I love the boards!

    Post # 15
    665 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I Googled tiffany blue weddings or something and one of the boards popped up… there it began!

    Post # 16
    1801 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I googled wedding websites and voila!

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