We get it. We’re tooting our own horn here. But in all seriousness, getting on The Knot Best of Weddings and WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards list is a pretty big deal. It comes with a lot of perks and gives your couples a sense of confidence in your business right from the start. Here are 8 reasons why (we think) winning The Knot Best of Weddings and WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards is the greatest thing ever.
Perks of Winning The Knot Best of Weddings and WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards
1. Get SWAG for your shop or office.
When you win Best of Weddings or a Couples’ Choice Award, you can get a custom plaque to show off your highly regarded reputation! Whether you decide to put it up in your shop window or style in a Instagram-able flat lay is up to you. We can guarantee that couples who come in to visit you or scope out your social media will notice.
2. We make it easy to flaunt it on your website.
Posting one of our simple-to-download Best of Weddings or Couples’ Choice Award badges on your website is a great way to re-enforce to couples that you’re on our list.
3. You’re one step closer to the Hall of Fame.
Anyone who wins Best of Weddings four or more times is awarded The Knot Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame comes with its own special badge and plaque.
4. Couples will see more of you on TheKnot.com and WeddingWire.com.
The Knot and WeddingWire run some serious PR promotion to get the word out about Best of Weddings and Couples’ Choice Awards winners on our sites and social media accounts. (We’re talking shout-outs to our millions of social followers!)
5. We help you get your name out there.
After you’ve won Best of Weddings or a Couples’ Choice Award, you’ll want to spread the word. Winners receive tips and tricks to announcing their win, which includes a press release template to send out to local media outlets.
6. It allows you to be seen as more of an expert.
Having awards like Best of Weddings and Couples’ Choice Awards under your belt means more couples love the work you did and were willing to brag about you online. That, in turn, adds value to your business and means you spend less time trying to convince couples of your worth..
7. You’re part of an elite group.
Only the top vendors on The Knot and WeddingWire are winners. Yep, you read that right. Having these graphics on your storefront sets you apart from the pack and gives you a serious edge over the competition.
8. It helps you instill confidence in your clients.
We asked winners on Instagram to tell us how winning these awards have helped their businesses. The number one sentiment? Being a Best of Weddings or Couples’ Choice Awards winner gives couples a sense of confidence and trust in you even before they book. And what could be better than having amazing clients who totally trust you!
The Knot and WeddingWire Awards Season Quick FAQ
How do I qualify for The Knot Best of Weddings and WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards?
We know this year has been different, so we’re making some adjustments. Now, you just need to collect 5 or more reviews on The Knot to be eligible to win Best of Weddings and 5 or more reviews on WeddingWire to be eligible to win Couples’ Choice Awards®.
Reviews on The Knot must be submitted between November 1, 2019 at 12:00 A.M. CST – October 31, 2020 at 11:59 P.M. CST.
Reviews on WeddingWire must be submitted between January 1, 2020 at 12:00 A.M. CST – December 31, 2020 at 11:59 P.M. CST.
How do I ask couples for reviews?
You can also email your couples directly to request reviews. We’ve even written a customizable email template for you to use.
Pro Tip: This year you have helped couples navigate through the extremely difficult time of COVID-19, so consider asking couples for a pre-wedding review so they can talk about the experience of working with you and your problem solving skills.
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