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Why I Have a Wedding Day Questionnaire

Getting to Know You

One the emails that I look forward to sending to our couples is their wedding day questionnaire. The main reason we send this out is because it allows Shawn and I to get to know the couple on a deeper level, and I love seeing what they type out.

The form itself is split into different categories that, when completed, paints us a perfect picture of the wedding day. Of course, there are basic logistical questions that cover locations, honeymoon length, the main contact's phone number, etc. But then there are sections that are dedicated to the bridal party, family, and vendors. It's extremely in-depth (and a lot to fill-in), but when Shawn and I originally planned out the sections, we tried hard to include some fun questions so that it isn't overwhelming for anyone.

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I also have a whole section dedicated to items "For the Blog" that asks the couple questions about their relationship and wedding. This part has to be my favorite, because the answers vary so much, but are always incredibly sweet. Usually the first question I check when I get a finished questionnaire is: "When did you know he/she was the one for you". That one question makes me tear up pretty much 100% of the time, because I feel like I'm getting a glimpse into the relationship that isn't commonly heard from.

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The biggest thing that I encourage with my questionnaire is to have fun with it. Shawn and I want to get to know our clients more than anything in the world with this form, so it is incredibly important that the couple injects their own voice into their answers. We've noticed that the answers are much more meaningful when time is dedicated to filling out the questionnaire, so we love letting our couples know that their progress can be saved for a rainy day when the two of them can just grab the computer (along with some wine) and start chipping away at it.

 

Question examples:

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