By Damilola Faustino
Most people think that to throw an exciting gig, you have to break the bank. Well, yes, if you have loads of cash, why not? But there are cheaper ways to throw a great gig and have everyone talking about it for a while. Here’s what to do:
Set aside cash
It’s never too early to start saving for the big day. You should start 12 to 18 months in advance of the party, figure out as accurately as you can what it’s going to cost you. You can even open a separate savings account for this purpose.
Find ways to cut back
You will be shocked if you make attempts to add up the various expenses of your party That’s when it’s time for you and members of your group to look for some creative cost cost-cutting ideas.
Ditch shopping at the departmental store
Many of the items sold at traditional departmental stores tend to be marked higher in price than other places. You will really save a lot of money.
Get creative with food
There are many ways you can feed your party guests on a budget. Consider hosting a potluck, focusing on finger foods only or making food at home instead of choosing to employ the services of a caterer.
Email the Invitations
Instead of paying for paper invitations, opt for free online invitations. There are a variety of options to choose from that allow you to personalize the look of your invitations, send them out free of charge and keep track of RSVP.
Now, go and throw your party!
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