In the past couple of decades, paper invitations are the starting point for any event. However, the internet and technology have contributed to the slow use of these paper invitations. Now, you have the so-called online invitations. You can enjoy a whole range of benefits when you send online invites to your guests. For starters, they make the whole process of registration for both guests and event planners much easier. If you have upcoming events and you want to organize them better, here are the reasons why you should give online invitations a try.
If you are going to use online invitations for your next event, you can expect to get more communication opportunities. If you send paper invites, your communication options are limited, especially if you are on a budget. When it comes to the majority of events, you only get one shot to send information to your guests or even convince them to attend your event. Through the use of online means to invite your guests, you get to send out RSVPs or follow-ups, reminder notifications, event updates or changes, as well as check-ins with those who have not responded to you. When the party is over, you can even send them to thank you notes much simpler.
With online invitations, you get to work with social media marketing. Adding social media into your event has never been this simpler with online invitations and RSVPs. You have the option to add hashtag campaigns as well as links to relevant accounts or any special access or feature that your guests can unlock after responding that they will attend your event. Ensure to start engaging with your guests as early as you can, which means right after they RSVP.
With the use of online invites, you also get the benefit of effective word-of-mouth. For events that require inviting as many people as possible and not just those included in the guest list, you can spread information much faster and easier when you do event registration online. Emailed invitations can be forwarded by you easily. You get the chance to encourage your guests too to share that they are attending or interested in your event with the use of social media. You can make these suggestions with the automatic follow-up that you have for your RSVP.
There is a possibility for your invitations to be much more valuable with online invitations. Unlike paper invitations, the possibilities are endless if you want to make your online invitations more valuable to your guests. You can include a feature in your invitation to provide directions and maps to your guests. You also have the feature to integrate the event into your guests’ calendars as well as make them preview your venue with just a click of the link. Also, your online invites may allow your guests to jump to the buzz and conversation happening around the event on social media.