All Press Releases for September 30, 2010

Punchbowl Offers Practical Solutions for Halloween Party Planning

Punchbowl survey reports 65% say U.S. economy will affect Halloween spending.

    FRAMINGHAM, MA, September 30, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ --, the one-stop site for start to finish party planning and free online invitations, reports that 65% of survey respondents said that the U.S. economy would affect their Halloween spending this year. Despite concerns about the economy, 60% of respondents said they would spend the largest portion of their Halloween budget throwing a Halloween party.

Punchbowl conducted the survey of its registered user base to find out how they intend to celebrate Halloween and how their spending might be impacted by the economy. While respondents are concerned about the economy, the majority will keep their spending the same as last year (48%) with 29% expecting to spend $200 or more on Halloween. Only 13% said they expect to spend more on Halloween this year than they did in 2009.

"Punchbowl is great solution for savvy moms who want to throw an unforgettable Halloween party," said Matt Douglas, CEO, Punchbowl. "We hope that our step by step approach to party planning encourages more people to host an party this year."

Punchbowl, the modern, effortless way to plan an unforgettable celebration, has several innovative party planning features that make it ideal for hosts this Halloween. Potluck organization helps hosts share the cost of food and drinks by allowing guests to easily sign up to bring items. Co-hosting lets multiple hosts share the costs of hosting a party. The Contribution feature allows guests to collect money for the party. Hosts can also eliminate the cost of printed invitations and thank you cards by sending beautiful, customizable free invitations, then free eCards after the party.

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About Punchbowl Software
Punchbowl Software is the company behind the critically acclaimed website Punchbowl is the one-stop site that helps smart moms and savvy professionals plan a party from start to finish. The site offers a modern, effortless way to plan an unforgettable celebration with party planning features including customizable digital invitations, potluck organization, gift registries, party vendors and much more. Founded by software and user interface experts Matt Douglas and Sean Conta, the company is located in Framingham, MA and is backed by Contour Venture Partners and Intel Capital. To learn more, visit

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