|The Natural Way|
1. Do some real research as to where the venue is and how likely it is to be successful before you put any money towards it. Don't hesitate to email the Host/Hostess about the event and who is expected to be there. This way you can make an educated decision on whether or not the event is worth your time and money.
|3 Crafty Chicks|
Good Luck to all of you and let me know if you have anything to add to this post!