• Pingg Studio Lets Artists Create And Share Invite Designs

    Have the failures of Evite turned you off online invites entirely? Don’t despair, the other, prettier invite service Pingg has launched a Threadless-type Pingg Studio platform for artists and designers. And while the crowd-sourced content model is one of those that everyone is eager to copy, courting the design community is an interesting move for Pingg, which competes with Evite… Read More

  • Evite Introduces Redesign, Tries Not To Suck, Fails

    “Evite sucks” is not a revolutionary opinion. The online invitation company has been the subject of substantial vitriol for how much their site design feels like it’s from 1998, when they launched. It would be impossible not to respond to this overwhelming criticism, and the newly re-launched Evite attempts to address many of its user experience problems. “It should… Read More

  • Pingg Now Adds Real-Time Twitter Conversations To Your Event Invitations

    Stylish online invitation site Pingg is launching a new feature today that makes the site whole lot more social. The pingg Event Stream lets hosts aggregate real-time Twitter conversations related to their event alongside other comments, photos, and videos on the event’s web page. The site lets hosts select a custom hashtag when creating event, which is included in the online invitation. Read More

  • Win a Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR from pingg by taking a picture of Brooklyn!

    So here’s a pretty easy contest for anyone living in or around Brooklyn, NY. Online invitation purveyor pingg (akin to evite, but way cooler) is currently seeking submissions for their Brooklyn-themed photography gallery. The finalists from the submissions will have their work showcased in a Designer Series gallery that’s dedicated to Brooklyn. So what does that mean for you? Read More

  • Center'd, Née FatDoor, Relaunches As A Local Search/Event Planning Site

    If Yahoo Local were a standalone startup, it might look like Center’d. Partly that is because CEO Jennifer Dulski used to be the general manager in charge of Yahoo Local. Center’d, which publicly launches today, is a mixture of an event-planning/invitation site and a highly targeted local search engine, with a little social networking thrown in. The entire site is set up to do… Read More

  • Mobaganda: A Dead-Simple Invite Site Built On Google's App Engine

    If you like your invite apps dead-simple, check out Mobaganda. You don’t even have to log in. Just click on start, add the name, date & time, and location, and create an event. The site, which is built on the Google App Engine, generates a Webpage that you can e-mail out to all of your friends. Once the recipients go to the URL they can RSVP, and you can keep track via RSS or… Read More

  • Pingg—Invitations Done Right

    Whenever a niche gets really crowded with startups, you know that something is broken. Online invitations, which has been dominated by Evite for the past decade, is one of those areas where there is literally a dozen services trying to make it better—MyPunchBowl, Amiando, Invitastic, MadeIt, Socializr, iPartee, Renkoo, ImThere, Skobee, Zvents, Zoji, Windows Live Events. Now add Pingg. … Read More