Writing Messages for Custom Greeting Cards

Searching for a greeting card that contains the perfect message for the occasion can be a time consuming task.  Often, once you choose the greeting card, you still need to add a personalized message inside.  Sending many custom greeting cards throughout the year can be pricey, especially if your company is trying create a personal connection with customers through greeting card printing. The good news is that you can save both time and money for either personal or company use by creating custom greetings through a greeting card printing company.  Designing a greeting card is easy.  Simply choose a picture and write a message that is appropriate for the occasion.  Not quite sure what to say? Use the ideas below to get your creative juices flowing.

Blank - leave the interior blank for a greeting card that can be used for nearly any occasion. Sympathies, thank you's,  or even just "thinking of you" are a few examples of the many uses a blank greeting card can have.

Jokes -  for an upbeat, comical tone include a joke that will appeal to your audience avoiding any crude or offensive topics.  You may want to write the introduction of the joke on the front page and put the punchline inside the greeting card.

Inspirational sayings -  Place an inspiring photograph on the front of the greeting card and include a related message inside.  Inspirational sayings can be witty,  thoughtful, or serious.

Quotations - include a quotation from a recognized public or historical figure that your audience would know.  You could incorporate a quote on any greeting card by placing it on on the left or top flap of your greeting card and the personal message on the opposite flap.

Holiday greeting - include a short appropriate holiday greeting within your card.  Just make sure that your greeting matches the holiday but also applies to customers with different backgrounds and traditions.

Do some research for greeting card messages by visiting the greeting card section in a retail store.  Bring a notebook and pen for taking notes.  Be careful only use the published greetings for inspiration so as not to violate any plagiarism laws.  Bounce your message ideas off of several people to further fine-tune the greeting.  If you still are unsure, ask your greeting card printing company for help.  Often, they supply a design team that can give professional advice.

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