Archive of Past ArticlesElectronic cards can take the edge off getting special greetings to
loved ones world-round.
By Sabrina Dent, Forum Manager
December is a big month for
holidays. As halls are overdecked with Christmas décor in all our department stores, its
easy to forget that this is the month we also celebrate Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Ramadan and the
You may not want to buy a gift for every
occasion, but sending a free email card couldnt be any easier. By sending virtual
cards over the Internet, you can personalise your greeting to the ones you love and
have guaranteed instant delivery. Its the sort of system that would work well for
Santa in this busy season.
To send a card, simply visit any of the web
sites we detail here. Pick a card by occasion from the card galleries, enter the email
address of the recipient, and enter your personailised information. Click send, and hey
presto! Youre away.
For cards covering every possible holiday,
from the biggies to the truly obscure, check out Blue
Mountain Arts. Cards are not always of the best quality, but the range is enormous. 123 Greetings, on the other hand, has a smaller
selection of high-quality cards, though the selection may not match everyones
tastes. This popular site can suffer from over-busy servers at times.
also offers a small selection, but has the added advantages of animated greeting cards,
which are always a treat to get. Also offering something different is Disney, which asks you to register for free
before letting you in to send first-rate cards for the major occasions.
Finally, for something really different,
you can always send a Concorde. Yes, instead of a virtual card, you can send a virtual
gift from the Virtual Presents centre, from
vintage champagne to exotic holidays.
So, if you forget to email me this season's
greetings, I'll aways take a virtual Porche as a token of apology :o)