How Glö can help you stop stressing about invitations, RSVPs, and guest list drama #Sponsors: Web Services#diy invitations#eco-friendly invitations#email invitations#invitations#web tools#wedding websites Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Feb 21 2014) Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin This business paid a fee to be listed on Offbeat Bride because they feel their products and services are a great fit with offbeat philosophies… and we agree. Learn more about our ads. I bet a lot of y'all are thinking about your wedding invitations. If you find yourself stressing out about the environmental implications, the hand-cramping task of writing addresses, or designing inserts for every one of your wedding events, then I have one question for you: Have you thought about going paperless? More specifically, have you thought about paperless invitations from longtime Offbeat Bride sponsor Glö? Glö has tons of wedding correspondence tools that will wow your guests, but will save you time, stress, and your sanity. Here's what you can do with Glö: Send Glövites: You can choose from email wedding invitations, save-the-dates, and Thank You notes. Choose from their awesome designs, or create your own. If you're worried about your grandma groking an evite, check out this post and ease your mind. Create a Glösite: You get your own multi-page wedding website. You can personalize it by adding photos, a countdown, fancy slideshows, videos, interactive maps, or any other widget. You can even specify which guests can view each page. Organize events: Add unlimited events to your website (e.g., rehearsal dinner and reception) and select which guests are able to view each event. The website only shows the appropriate events to each guest, thus preventing hurt feelings. Ta-dah! Track RSVPs: Add unlimited RSVP questions for each event, seamlessly collect responses, and view them online, or download them to a .csv file. Guests can edit RSVP responses for their entire household, preventing duplicate RSVPs. You can also update your guests' RSVP responses online. Communicate with guests: Glö's messaging tools are a super-easy way to remind your errant guests to RSVP, or send last-minute updates. Yay for a sophisticated, savvy, and eco-friendly solution to the chaos that is invitations/events/RSVPs/guest management! Glö actually makes wedding planning easier for you, and all for less than what most couples spend on stamps: Set up your Glö account right now! Megan Finley Horowitz When Megan's not writing, traveling, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. (You're welcome, world!) You can snoop into her personal life over on her website The Dash and Dine! @meggyfin @thedashanddine @meggyfin PREVIOUS Coral wedding shoes: pumps, flats, and skulls! NEXT Go floral macabre with skulls and antlers Show/Hide comments [ 8 ] I'm using Glo for my invitations, and I love it! Everyone I tell about it says that it's such a good idea. Who knows if they're snarking about me behind my back, but at least they're nice to my face, right?. I was seriously dreading invitations (finding addresses, buying them, paying to send them), ugh not my thing at all. Particularly now that our guest list has ballooned to close to 300… Thanks, Glo, for saving my sanity on this part of wedding planning! Reply I LOVE to hear this! I'm so glad Glo has been helpful. I too dreaded the idea of all the invitation logistics and that's exactly why Glo was born. Reply OMG THANK YOU FOR THIS. I know it's a pay site and I had been hoping for a free one, but this has a bunch of stuff I REALLY NEED for my wedding. The multiple events (two weddings = 2 showers, 2 rehearsals, 2 receptions, 222222…….) and the weighted RSVPs is awesome. Being able to download the invites to a PSD file to get them printed for the people who will insist on paper invites (grandma, cousin who does scrapbooking) is absolutely awesome! Tho I realize MyWedding prints invites too. MyWedding was so sickeningly girly and I couldn't figure out if it offers half the things I really need, like how the RSVP questions work and half of the things they were bragging about having are things I don't even want. Two things mywedding does that glo doesn't: photo app for the day of that links to the website, and easier connection to registries. One thing Glo doesn't that mywedding does and was my deciding factor: force me to identify as male or female. Because F THAT. I will happily pay half my postage budget to erase postage, paper costs, and the hassle of mailing a bunch of things that get lost, with auto-RSVP updating and all the nerdy awesomeness that is their data collection. I just wish they had an integrated photo app. Reply I'm so glad you see a ton of things you love about Glö! For the photo app, there are so many great options out there that we decided to let everyone choose their favorite option rather than force them into something we built. You'll find a few ideas on our blog http://readytoglo.com or via a quick search. Lots of apps have embed features that allow you to add the information and resulting albums into one of the pages on your Glösite. If you have questions about a particular option, just email us, and we'll be happy to help where we can! Reply …. ok you just made it even more awesome and fixed my partner's biggest concern (he loved the wedding party app at another friend's wedding). Thanks so, so very much. Reply *kicks rocks* you, uh, don't happen to have a recommended or previously tested option for being able to stream live video do you? Reply Ish – I don't! But I would love to have one to recommend, so if you find something fab will you share?? Reply Brigitte, you might find some suggestions in this archive: http://offbeatbride.com/tag/live-stream Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. 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