These days, you can do almost anything over the Internet, and sending greeting cards is no exception. E-cards are simply an electronic version of a standard greeting card that you can send by e-mail. You simply choose your card from a wide selection, customize it and click send, and the lucky recipient will receive your card within minutes. They have become wildly popular in recent years due to the many advantages they have over traditional paper cards.
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Almost all e-cards are free or cost only a fraction of a standard paper card. This way, you can send as many as you like without having to whittle down your Christmas list to save costs.
You can send e-cards from the convenience of your own home or office, saving you the time that it takes to physically go out and purchase a card. In addition, you can send multiple cards at once. This can be a huge time saver, particularly if you are sending out a large batch of thank-you cards.
When you send your e-card, your recipient finds it in her inbox instantly. Paper cards take days or even weeks to get through the mail, depending on the destination. Now, you can send an e-card without having to worry about sending it in advance.
E-cards use zero paper because there simply is no physical card and no need for an envelope. These cards also do not require physical production or transport, saving precious natural resources such as oil and fossil fuels.
There is nothing worse than sending a generic card that looks just like everybody else's. Most e-card sites now let you customize the colors, sounds, layout and text of your card to make it one of a kind.