(Closed) Online RSVP?

posted 5 years ago in Paper
  • poll: RSVP by facebook email and phone instead of mail?
    Yes : (14 votes)
    47 %
    Maybe just email and phone : (4 votes)
    13 %
    Maybe just facebook and phone : (0 votes)
    Just one (facebook phone or email) : (1 votes)
    3 %
    Just do it through mail : (10 votes)
    33 %
    Other idea : (1 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    8455 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @kris325:  We’re doing online RSVPs on our wedding website.  So far it’s been great, but I think it really depends on your guest list.  Older/less techy guests might find it difficult.  

    Post # 4
    Hostess
    8579 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    We have the option to do online RSVP on our website, but I don’t think we will.

    I had set it up to test it out, and since our wedding is a 3 day affair, we would like different choices to RSVP to [for instance, they can RSVP to the optional rehearsal dinner, just the ceremony & reception, or to the entire 3 day event].

    Not to mention, it has a search option, you can search first names and get everyone who goes by all those names, what’s to stop someone from rsvping people who haven’t decided yet? [although I think you can search first & last name, but still – same concept].

    Post # 5
    Member
    7651 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I thought the RSVP online was really confusing because if you don’t type in the name correctly it won’t work properly. I would do it by mail unless the majority of your family/friends are on FB. We did RSVP by FB for former co-workers and friends, and it did not work out well. More than half of who were I think in the moment said yes so we counted them and they didn’t show up, which I understand can be the same with a mail in rsvp. However, I think people take more time with an RSVP via mail.

    Post # 6
    Hostess
    16213 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    You could also make RSVP postcards. Postage for postcards is only $0.32.

    Post # 7
    Member
    145 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I have attended weddings where RSVPs were digital, and everything went smoothly. So, I’m sure your plan will work! You are providing the option to RSVP online, and the option of calling you as well- should cover everyone. It is an easy way to cut costs. Know that even with typical mailed invitations, not everyone replies so either way (online or mailed) you will still have to pester some of your friends and family!

    Best of luck!

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    Post # 8
    Member
    280 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    We’re doing all RSVPs online using the weddingwire site. We have RSVPs for each person plus RSVP for whether they will use the shuttle we are providing and then RSVPs for specific individuals for the rehearsal dinner.

    Post # 9
    Member
    8695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I think it can work. Most older guests have someone who can help them out. I know I’m always helping my grandmother. LOL

    Post # 10
    Member
    28 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    We have online RSVP and it is working great so far. I love how quickly people respond. Like one bee said, it can be frustrating if they don’t put their name exactly but my guests who couldn’t find their name just added themselves, it sent me an email then I went to my guest list and updated their response. But if you’re going to do yours through a FB invite you’re not going to have this problem

    Post # 11
    Member
    751 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2001

    Do alot of your guests live close by? You could also save postage money by giving them their invitation in person, along with the online RSVP. 

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