While Christmas is still a few months away, you should not use this as an excuse to avoid getting cards now. It is common for people to wait until the last minute and then send a generic card. Instead of letting this happen, you can start getting personalized Christmas Cards early to avoid stress and having to rush later on.
Create a Checklist Early On
When you start at such an early time, you can accumulate a list of people you want to send Christmas cards. If you were to do this in the final days or weeks of December, you might miss out on some important people. A checklist will ensure you get to send these cards to all of your family, friends, colleagues, and loved ones.
Make Each Card Personal
With so much time to spare before Christmas, you can take your time with writing each message. Many cards that people write and receive end up becoming repetitive through the years during this rather stressful time, so taking care of it in advance will help you come up with unique things to say on an annual basis.
Send Cards on Time
An important part of Christmas is making sure you send your gifts and cards on time. If people receive their gifts after the holiday, then it somewhat misses the spirit of Christmas. By creating cards a month or two in advance, you can even spend time on getting holiday-related stamps to maximize the holiday spirit from the cards.
Enjoy Prime Selection
By not waiting until it is close to Christmas before getting cards, you will have prime selection. Oftentimes, the best cards are picked through by the time you get to the shelves or ordering online.
Preparing Christmas cards in advance is a great way to tackle the typical holiday stress.
Whitney Hammond is President of hammond.com and got his start in the greeting card business at the ripe old age of eight, selling holiday cards off the back of Boys’ Life magazine to friends and family. The little tike was hoping to sell enough cards to qualify for the neat prizes featured on the magazine’s back cover.