If someone told me three years ago I was going to create a Bali wedding directory, talk with over 300 couples per year and connect and share the best Bali has to offer in wedding vendors and venues, I would have told them they were crazy.
Fast forward 3 years and this little side gig (as it started out) is growing far beyond me sitting in the living room plugging away....
For anyone new to this our business started as an Instagram Page. I was swinging in a hammock in our Bali accommodation at @villacocobali 12 months before our wedding day, to the day (Yep, our wedding anniversary is the same date as our business anniversary, meant to be right? 🤣) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I wanted to create one place where I could keep all of our own wedding inspiration and Pinterest just wasn't cutting it for me.
So as I swung back and forth I created this Instagram Page and the name just came. I was in Bali, trying to become a Bali Bride. (So The Bali Bride just worked, it came instantly) As far as I could see no one had created a platform like this before and at the time, it was just for us. Little did I know we would share it with thousands of couples.
In 3 days we had 100 followers, and in 12 months we had 10,000 followers. We shared what we liked and the vendors we had met on that initial trip to Bali. With a big focus around the people that were doing our wedding purely because we liked what they did and we knew them personally.
The number amazed me because it only showed that couples were going through the same struggles as us trying to CONNECT with the RIGHT vendors. Well we’ve found them and we’ve put them all in one place on our directory. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I'm so proud of the COMMUNITY we have created. It has taken us years to meet with every vendor and genuinely find out if they were the right fit for us & The Bali Bride.
It has been a wild ride and we wouldn’t change a thing. We still have so much more to give with a few BIG THINGS on the horizon. Stay tuned, we can’t wait to share more goodness 💕