Wednesday Woe with Wanda Worstwagger – Hostess Parties

in Wanda Worstwagger, Wednesday Woe


By Wanda Worstwagger
Advice columnist (sort of)




Dear Wanda,

How much is too much when it comes to inviting/begging people to come to a home party for a direct marketing business. I’m hosting a party for fancy storage containers with a friend of mine and I want my friends to come, but I don’t want to be obnoxious about it. How many announcements can I make on Facebook? Is it too much to email everyone more than once? Should I twitter about it?

Is there proper ediquate when it comes to these things?



Dear Confused,

Dang if I know. Maybe you should ask Miss Manners instead.




Dear Readers,

Can you help confused out? Because I’m clueless.



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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Kate George January 23, 2014 at 2:10 pm

Thanks Julie! That is very helpful.


Julie January 23, 2014 at 4:16 am

One invitation per media item. Like, a postcard in the real mail, an e-mail reminder, a Facebook “event” scheduled, and a tweet (if they do that), plus an Instagram would be fun. Then, about two or so days before (it’s been a long time, I don’t remember the suggestion exactly) you make a quick phone call. I always did mine when I knew they wouldn’t be home so I could just leave a message.

I loved those parties………


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