Friday, September 29, 2006

TheKnot Tied The Knot

If you're wondering which wedding planning website is the mother of it all, then maybe you'd want to read this interesting article from BrandChannel. Even though it was written last year, the author does a great job of comparing the usability and general design of TheKnot versus the

And, since we're on the topic of weddings! Yes, the two companies have finally tied the knot (okay, thought that was funny), but what's more spicy about this is the fact, that these two companies were once involved in a patent lawsuit for online bridal registries. Back in 2003, WeddingChannel filed suit against TheKnot for violating Patent 6,618,753 ("Systems and Methods for Registering Gift Registries and for Purchasing Gifts"), but it appears that love does conquer all now that the two have become one - a big one, indeed.

Who else is TheKnot acquiring besides WeddingChannel, look below:

- Weddingpages
- Lilaguide
- Greatboyfriends

In the end, what really matters is what works for you? If you had to choose a favorite website for wedding ideas, what would you say?

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