By Amy Shey Jacobs
Updated Nov 29, 2015 @ 5:45 pm
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The most popular guest on every wedding list is the hashtag. Why? That little number sign in front of those clever words not only adds a branding aspect to your event, its very purpose is to allow all of your guests (and fans!) to see your day as the events unfold. In real time, you’ll get access to online album of photos, Vines and Periscopes that you can view as soon as you hop your honeymoon flight to Bali. Thank heaven for in-flight Wifi, right?

But, let’s be honest: who has the time for all of this social media planning when you’ve got table seating, flowerscapes, farm-to-fork menus and band playlists to tackle? Lucky for you, there are new services that are here to help!

Having trouble picking a wedding hashtag? Let WeddingWire’s Hashtag and Bach-Hashtag Generator tools do the work for you! It’s super easy to use and we have to admit, it’s kind of addictive—just enter your names, your nicknames, wedding date, city and type of venue and hit go. You can refresh until you find the perfect match. It’s no wonder over 29 million hashtags have been generated on this year!

Is your wedding in need of a full social media makeover? Enter Maid of Social, a brand new wedding social media consultancy firm developed by seasoned social experts Samantha Roberts and Heather Hall, who have posted, tagged and tweeted for big brands like The Knot, Kleinfeld and Amsale. You can now hire them and their arsenal of consultants to come cover your big day—they’ll shoot and edit you getting ready plus detail photos for Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and Tumblr, tweet live events and even Periscope those special moments so guests who could not make it don’t have to miss out on those once-in-a-lifetime events like the wedding kiss, first dance and cutting the cake. Plus, these girls will travel anywhere—first a planner, now a publicist. Brides, you’re covered.