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Guess What—Your Amazon Echo Can Help You Plan Your Wedding

"Alexa, how many days until my wedding?"
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by Maggie Seaver
maggie seaver the knot wedding planning expert
Maggie Seaver
Wedding Planning Expert
  • Maggie Seaver is an Associate Digital Editor at
  • Maggie writes about life, career, health, and more.
  • Maggie was an editor at The Knot from 2015 to 2019.
Updated Mar 28, 2018

We have some seriously exciting news! Wedding planning with The Knot just got better—way better. You know how you can plan your entire bash with us on any of your devices? We're thrilled to announce you can now track your planning progress using your Amazon Echo too, thanks to two new Alexa Skills, The Knot Flash Briefing and The Knot Wedding Planner. Immediately get personalized updates on your wedding planning progress, next to-dos and more, courtesy of Alexa. Wedding planning is hard enough—now you can stay on top of everything without lifting a finger. Here's how it works.

The Knot Flash Briefing Skill

Why You'll Love It: Get a daily dose of our wedding planning advice and etiquette expertise in your flash briefing. Using commands like "Alexa, what's the news?" or "Alexa, what's my flash briefing?" you'll learn real wedding stats, need-to-know tips and the most stylish trends without even needing your phone or computer.

How to Get It: Search for and enable The Knot Flash Briefing Skill in your smartphone Alexa app. From there, you can decide where you want your latest updates from The Knot to fall within your personalized briefing (before The New York Times headlines? After the weather forecast? It's up to you).

The Knot Wedding Planner Skill

Why You'll Love It: Receive instant wedding planning updates without even picking up your phone or computer. Track RSVPs, manage your budget, hear next-step to-dos and tons more with commands like, "Alexa, ask The Knot for my upcoming tasks." Get a full summary of your planning status—from your wedding day countdown to this month's tasks—or skip right to the next checklist item, whether it's booking a photographer or ordering your tux.

How to Get It: Search for and enable The Knot Wedding Planner Skill in your smartphone Alexa app. Next, Alexa will ask you to log into your account on The Knot to access your personalized planning information. From there, Alexa will have all she needs to keep you updated and on top of everything, anytime.

Don't Have an Echo? You Could Win One

Ready to experience The Knot Alexa Skills for yourself? We're giving away 25 Amazon Echos—and one of them could be yours. From April 3–10, you could win a free Echo from yours truly. All you need to do is sign into your account on The Knot and head to your dashboard where you'll see a place to enter your email for a chance to win.

Happy planning!

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