Top 5 Sites for Christmas E-Cards 2018

Winter is in the air, and Santa will be coming to town sooner than you think! Speaking of Santa, do you already know what kinds of Christmas cards you will send to your family, friends, or business partners? No? What about doing things differently this year and surprising others withΒ  Christmas e-cards?

Traditionally, the Christmas season is associated with sending and receiving paper cards. But, as we all know, not many things can escape the wave of digitalization, and Christmas cards are no exception. It might sound odd, we admit, but hear us out!

Electronic Christmas cards are eco-friendly and cost-effective. More and more companies are catching on to this: especially tech startups and game studios prefer sending e-cards to their customers, key partners, and investors. Additionally, this helps the young-minded companies maintain a modern, creative brand image in the minds of the receivers.

Let us at Aurabear help you make your e-cards special. We rounded up the best online tools to make the process easy for you! Here is the list: (Suggestions from windowsreport.com and lifewire.com.)

Canva is a full-on online solution for designing e-cards. All you need to do is find your way to the page and let your imagination run wild – no design skills are required! As for pictures, you can choose from the photo stock provided by Canva or use your own.

Christmas E-card

What we like:

πŸ‘ Suitable for those who love designing and being creative

πŸ‘ Simple and flexible, yet professional design tool

πŸ‘ A vast library of professional graphic design elements (photos, icons, frames and more!)

πŸ‘ High customization (photo add-in, image and text edits)

πŸ‘ Free of charge (unless you want to use their premium images!)

What we don’t like:

πŸ‘Ž Not entirely free – premium images start from $1

πŸ‘Ž Limited templates

A legendary brand, Hallmark can be found on any list for best Christmas cards. Whatever you like, Hallmark has it. These days, Hallmark provides customizable e-cards in addition to the traditional paper cards.

Christmas E-card

What we like:

πŸ‘ Unique and funny video e-cards

πŸ‘ Possible to personalize with text

πŸ‘ The wide range of videos with varied contents

πŸ‘ Simple interface

What we don’t like:

πŸ‘Ž Limited options for modifying

πŸ‘Ž Membership required

πŸ‘Ž Inability to add photos

If you are looking for cute and colorful e-card designs, Openme is the one for you! Their designs are modern and create a young and dynamic impression – what more could you want from your Christmas e-cards?

Christmas E-card

What we like:

πŸ‘ High variety of topics and templates

πŸ‘ Simple and interesting designs

πŸ‘ Free of charge

πŸ‘ Possibility to personalize with images and text

πŸ‘ E-cards can be sent via e-mail or Facebook

πŸ‘ You can submit your own design to be published!

What we don’t like:

πŸ‘Ž Membership required

πŸ‘Ž Some designs not appropriate for work

Punchbowl offers free (and stunning) templates, a photo stock, and the possibility to customize your e-cards. If you think you will miss sending and receiving traditional Christmas cards, Punchbowl’s e-cards have the feeling of traditional paper cards that arrive in an envelope – an excellent feature, if you ask us!

Christmas E-card

What we like:

πŸ‘ Interesting designs with customizable envelope liner, postage, and rubber stamps

πŸ‘ Freely create your own content (font, size, space, and color)

πŸ‘ Possibility to attach a gift card

πŸ‘ User-friendly interface

πŸ‘ Free trials for basic and business packages

What we don’t like:

πŸ‘Ž E-card function only on the website, no app

πŸ‘Ž Short trial period (3 days)

πŸ‘Ž Poor personalization options in the basic package

The Smilebox e-card is like a short video with text, theme music, and motion icons – clearly much more than a basic e-card! Smilebox is wonderful if you do not want to stick to a traditional e-card greeting on Christmas.

What we like:

πŸ‘ Easy to use

πŸ‘ A variety of functions (add music, storage, backup, and more)

πŸ‘ Possibility to personalize the designs

πŸ‘ Easy to share on social media, send by e-mail, download, or even print!

What we don’t like:

πŸ‘Ž Free package very limited (no music, limited download)

πŸ‘Ž Smilebox logo can only be removed if using the business package

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Matthew Nguyen
Matthew Nguyen

Matthew has a big passion of marketing, especially customer services and marketing psychology. Recently he is interested in digital marketing and finds out some interesting directions of how Marketing looks like with the era of AI
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