Couples Will Spend More Than $7.9 Billion Online for Their Weddings in 2006

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Online wedding market worth more than $7.9 Billion survey results show.

We estimated 2,271,910 weddings with an average wedding cost of $26,800 for 2006. 976,921 (43%) of those weddings will research products and services online while 295,348 (13%) weddings will buy products and services online. We believe this makes the online wedding market worth over $7.9 billion

Recent results from a wedding survey conducted by http://www.theweddingreport.com show that 77% of couples will use the Internet to help plan their wedding. As related to their engagement, wedding, honeymoon, and time after, 43% will use the Internet to research products and services, while 13% will purchase products and services. These results are based on a sample of 499 surveys.

"We estimated 2,271,910 weddings with an average wedding cost of $26,800 for 2006. 976,921 (43%) of those weddings will research products and services online while 295,348 (13%) weddings will buy products and services online. We believe this makes the online wedding market worth over $7.9 billion," said Shane McMurray.

Topping the research online list; Wedding Cake (60%), Wedding Dress (58%), and Bride Bouquet (58%). While New or Used Car (25%), Financial Services (27%), and Insurance (29%) appeared at the bottom of the research online list.

Topping the buy online list; Wedding Favors (32%), Attendant Gifts (31%), and Invitations & Reply Cards (29%). While New or Used Car (3%), A Home (4%), Engagement Dinner (4%) appeared at the bottom of the buy online list.

For more information about this research, visit http://www.theweddingreport.com

About The Wedding Report

The Wedding Report is a wedding professional resource website owned and operated by Shane McMurray,

Wedding Industry Entrepreneur

Author of http://www.theweddingreport.com
Author of http://www.costofwedding.com
Vice President, Paper by Olga http://www.paperbyolga.com

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