Should you consider Evite for a Baby Shower?

Evite is among the top 3 invitation platforms for events, but does that mean you should consider using them for a baby shower? While their site helps people send digital and customized invitations for baby showers and many other types of parties, it’s worth taking a closer look at the features to see if they stack up.

Is The Evite Service Suitable for Baby Showers?

There’s no denying that when it comes to planning events, sending digital invitations is easier (and cheaper) than sending out physical invites. This is basically Evite’s bread-and-butter; they don’t offer much beyond that.

You can choose between premium and free invites. The premium ones have prices between $14.99 and $79.99, taking into account your guest list size.

You simply collect guests’ e-mail addresses, pick a cute design, send ‘em out and watch the RSVPs roll in. So, if you’re organizing a shower and you’ve already planned and prepped everything other than invitations – then an invitation system that specializes in cute party invitations like Evite might be your first stop. 

But if you’re wanting something more than that – and need help organizing all aspects of your shower, then Evite doesn’t really stack up

Throw a Virtual Baby Shower so Everyone Can Celebrate!

Free Trial – 14-Day Refund for any reason
• Only 1 Minute Setup!
• 80+ Custom Themes & Matching Invites
• Use Any Online Registry
Send Unlimited Invites and Updates
• Baby Shower Games with Scoreboards, Give Prizes!

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Planning a Shower is More Than Just Sending Invites

To save you time and effort (as well as a lot of potential stress) you may want to try another solution- other than using a service that specializes in just sending invites. Such as a site that has many extra features and allows you to add details for your baby shower. If you want:

  • A user-friendly and customizable baby shower website with its own URL and the opportunity to add your own videos and pictures to keep guests informed.
  • A mobile app that hosts, guests, and guests of honor can use to keep in touch and give updates.
  • An add registry feature lets baby shower guests know where to shop for presents and easily access the right stores.
  • Beautiful themes (over 80 to choose from) allow you to make your website and invitations unique.
  • Virtual games for guests to enjoy, with scores available.
  • Built-in video chat to help people connect and celebrate.
  • Unlimited digital invites, with RSVP tracking, for free.
WebBabyShower shower theme editor

Then WebBabyShower is a perfect choice.

WebBabyShower is the #1 industry leader in online baby showers – offering a complete baby shower experience, from set-up and beyond—and yes, we have dozens of adorably themed baby shower invitations for you to use! Our service goes beyond simply sending the online invitations – which is why we’ve decided to compare WebBabysShower with Evite – so that you can see the differences head to head, and decide if our WebBabyShower is right for you.

WebBabyShower Vs. Evite

Feature WebBabyShowerEvite
InvitesYes. Inbuilt Unlimited Invitation Sending with
RSVP tracking
Yes
Mobile App for Host & GuestsYesNo
Built-in Video Platform YesNo
Gift Registry Page Yes. And WebBabyShower
works with all registries
and there is no limit!
No. Only on the invite and then only at Target, Amazon, and Walmart.
RSVPYesYes
Your own site with a unique URLYesNo
Multiple events all in one place.Yes. Combine multiple
events like a Gender Reveal party, a Sip n See, Baby Shower, and more.
No
Co-host featureYesYes
Guest bookYesNo
Gallery that hosts and guests can upload toYesNo
Customize your baby showerYesNo
GamesYesNo
Printable KeepsakeYesNo
Guest LimitNo Limit750
Price– $79 for a
6-month plan
– $129 for
an annual plan
– Free
– Evite Premium: $14.99-$79.99 per event based on the size
– Evite Pro: $249.99 billed annually
TrialYes. 7 daysYes. 14 days

Have a Real Party Instead of Just Sending an Invite

All babies deserve to be celebrated, and mom-to-be deserves to be pampered and surrounded by love! That’s why baby showers are such a joyous occasion for everyone involved.

evite site preview

When you choose Evite, the main thing you’re getting is virtual invitations—which is great, but it ends there. With WebBabyShower, you get so much more than just invitations. You get a guest book, games, the ability to upload photos, and an entire website dedicated to the baby shower. It’s definitely more of a celebration!

webbabyshower all features gif

Be Unique

With Evite, you get a randomly generated URL that looks like a code and is hard to remember. With WebBabyShower, you get your own dedicated URL that can look like anything you want!

evite link 1 | WebBabyShower

This is ideal for a few reasons: guests and hosts alike will remember it, it looks nicer and cleaner on an invitation, and it is more like an actual party invitation and less like a meeting link! (I think we can all agree we’ve had enough Zoom meeting links to last a lifetime.)

webbabyshower setup baby shower custom link

Multiple Events All in One Spot

Why limit the celebration of a new baby to just a baby shower? WebBabyShower’s events page allows the host to show guests more than one event. With Evite, you’d need to send new invitations for every event you host! This makes hosting multiple events easier.

evite invites 1 | WebBabyShower

For example, if you’re planning on having a gender reveal, a baby shower, and a sip and see once the baby arrives, WebBabyShower organizes your events into one place. This makes it a fantastic Evite alternative and also a great substitute to other services that are invitation-based and are limited on what they can do to accommodate multiple events.

WebBabyShower events page

WebBabyShower: The Perfect Alternative to Evite

When planning a baby shower (or multiple events to celebrate the arrival of a new baby), simplicity is key. At WebBabyShower, our goal is to make the process as quick, easy, and exciting as possible! We believe that baby showers are unique events that should be as fun and inclusive as possible.

WebBabyShower takes an event and turns it into a true celebration. From customized designs to games; from guest books to galleries, we’re the one-stop shop for your baby shower. Our expertise, experience, and customer service will help you throw a baby shower that guests will talk about for months to come.
When you choose WebBabyShower, you get quick & easy setup, clear pricing, and a 7-day money-back guarantee – a great alternative to Evite that comes with a whole party package and not just an invitation-sending service.

Alex Loredo is a freelance writer and blogger. She utilizes her knowledge of event planning and organization to create content that motivates and inspires. When she isn’t writing, she can be found reading, baking, or on a never-ending quest for the world’s best cup of coffee.

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