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#1 TammyWright

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Posted 24 September 2006 - 10:59 PM

These are the new vendor rules as of 11/29/2011. (slight revision adding 8 & 9 3/23/2014)

We will now have paid memberships for ALL Vendors to participate in the forum.

We have NEW vendor options:

 

ONLY INSIDER ACCOUNTS are allowed to participate on this forum but must abide by the following rules:

1. Please be honest about who you are. DO NOT pretend to be a bride or groom to promote your business.

2. You are allowed 1 thread (in the "Vendor Marketplace" Forum) to introduce yourself and post your information advertising your business. Do not post your info in multiple threads.

3. Vendors Marketplace: Vendors are allowed to post 1 thread in the Vendor Marketplace with their business info, website, pictures, etc. All other ads/promotions/specials must be approved by BDW so please send the information to us for approval.

4. Please do not actively or aggressively solicit our members (PM-ing them or emailing them directly). If they would like information from you, they will contact you. We do not allow solicitations via pm. If it has been found that you have done so you may risk being banned from the forum.

5. Spamming: Although it is ok to put your company information in your signature (please reference siggy rule regarding putting website links) and profile, SPAMMING is PROHIBITED. You will get one warning about spamming. One example of spamming is welcoming newbies and saying something like "go to my website or contact me for more info".  Try to at least post something helpful or welcoming in the post.
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6. Promotions or Giveaways: If you are a Vendor and have a "promotion" or "freebie" offer that you would like to post, please email us.   We do not want conflicting promos that may take away from another vendors give-away, etc. 

7. Starting new threads that profile your work (photography, invitations, etc.), please be sure that the following requirements are met:

  • the subject is a Destination Wedding (ex. photogs - do not post great pics from a wedding in Georgia) OR the subject is a BDW member.

8. Stay ON TOPIC: If the thread is about NOW Jade, do not post a random picture of another resort.  If the discussion is about a bride's frustration because her bridesmaid have backed out of the wedding, it is NOT appropriate to post pictures of a wedding picture you took with bunch of bridesmaids.  Try to be sensitive to the topic that is being discussed and share or support NOT just promote your business.

 

9. Where to post your images: It is best to post them in your image gallery with the image properly named, categorize and/or tagged.  Another great place to post them is in your Vendor Blog. If a member is asking for images of the gazebo at Dreams Los Cabos, it is appropriate to post one f your images of the gazebo at Dreams Los Cabos.  It is not appropriate to just post random images derailing the thread discussion.

 

This includes business that are not wedding related (ie. your side photography business, your modeling portfolio, anything you are trying to advertise, etc.)

Travel Agents:
If you are a travel agent and would like to advertise and/or participate on the site, please email ads@bestdestinationwedding.com. You must have destination wedding experience and there is a waiting list for travel agents to participate on the forum.

If you have paid for your yearly membership dues and/or any advertising and break one of the forum rules or vendor rules and are banned from the forum, you will not receive a refund of any membership dues or advertising fees.

* The membership fees do not apply to the Administrator(s) or Moderators. Administrator(s) and Moderators are allowed same privileges as Insider Vendors.

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#2 LCBride2007

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    Posted 18 September 2007 - 12:54 PM

    It has come to my attention that there are vendors sending private messages to members of this forum soliciting their services. This is not allowed, period. If a member of this forum is interested in contacting you, they will. Please consider this a warning to all vendors - we will ban any vendors that continue to break these rules.

    #3 LCBride2007

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      Posted 18 September 2007 - 01:17 PM

      I also want to encourage members to continue to let Tammy (host) or any of the moderators know if a vendor contacts you about using their services. It's ok to communicate with vendors privately, but we just don't want any of our members to feel unfomfortable when contacted by a vendor.

      #4 Dmitri_Markine

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        Posted 12 April 2009 - 06:44 PM

        Does the 1 month,100+ posts rule still apply for the vendor section?

        #5 TammyWright

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        Posted 12 April 2009 - 07:09 PM

        Quote:
        Originally Posted by Dmitri_Markine
        Does the 1 month,100+ posts rule still apply for the vendor section?
        no, only vendors with paid registration will now be allowed to post in the vendor marketplace (see rules above). all vendors that are no longer part of the forum will have their posts removed.

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        #6 Dmitri_Markine

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          Posted 12 April 2009 - 07:23 PM

          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Tammy Host
          no, only vendors with paid registration will now be allowed to post in the vendor marketplace (see rules above). all vendors that are no longer part of the forum will have their posts removed.
          Tammy,I understand,but say in my case I already paid for basic Vendor membership. Do I still have to wait or the rules were changed to allow me to post there without having 100+ posts.

          #7 TammyWright

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          Posted 12 April 2009 - 07:46 PM

          hi dmitir,
          no, there is not minimum post rule any longer.

          Founder and Owner of BestDestinationWedding.com  /  Bride & Groom Fly FREE Promotion

           
          Looking for a travel agency that specializes in Destination Weddings-CLICK HERE?  We are an award winning travel agency and you can read our reviews here.
           
          Awards and recognition: 
          Palace Resorts Winner "Top Travel Agent", "Top Homebased Travel Agency" PRO Platinum Agency (Top Award)     |    AMResorts Master Agent & Top Agency  
          Karisma Hotels Diamond Level 5 (highest production), Top 10 Azul Weddings, Top Wedding Coordinator | Wright Travel & Karisma GIVC Benefits
          Travel Impressions Best of the Best Globe Winner    |     Apple Vacations Golden Apple Winner  
          sml_gallery_206696_17612_13451.pnggallery_206696_17572_8409.jpg    sml_gallery_206696_17572_1003.jpg
          Vendor rules are HERE! Please read!  If you are a vendor and looking to advertise your business, please email ads@bestdestinationwedding.com.


          #8 TammyWright

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          Posted 13 April 2009 - 11:21 PM

          bump...i'll try to bump this every day so vendors don't miss it.

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          Looking for a travel agency that specializes in Destination Weddings-CLICK HERE?  We are an award winning travel agency and you can read our reviews here.
           
          Awards and recognition: 
          Palace Resorts Winner "Top Travel Agent", "Top Homebased Travel Agency" PRO Platinum Agency (Top Award)     |    AMResorts Master Agent & Top Agency  
          Karisma Hotels Diamond Level 5 (highest production), Top 10 Azul Weddings, Top Wedding Coordinator | Wright Travel & Karisma GIVC Benefits
          Travel Impressions Best of the Best Globe Winner    |     Apple Vacations Golden Apple Winner  
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          Vendor rules are HERE! Please read!  If you are a vendor and looking to advertise your business, please email ads@bestdestinationwedding.com.


          #9 NHPT

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            Posted 14 April 2009 - 07:05 AM

            bump- very important- vendors read!
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            #10 Alyssa

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              Posted 16 April 2009 - 10:44 AM

              Quote:
              Originally Posted by unikphoto
              Hello Tammy,

              I've read all the new rules. So if I read well, me, as a vendor listed in your forum since Jan-08, if I don't pay that $150 dls by May-09, will my name/account be deleted from the forum?, I'm I getting the message right?,

              Thank you for your kind response and clearing this for me,
              marTin
              Martin,
              Yes that is correct. ALL Vendors will now have to be paid members to participate on the forum.
              Thanks!




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