greeting cards

  • These two apps let you pretend you actually handwrote that greeting card

    These two apps let you pretend you actually handwrote that greeting card

    Getting a hand-written note in the mail today is a rare treat, as most of our communications have gone digital. Another reason for this? Our penmanship has massively suffered as we spend more time typing, and less writing with pen and paper. I mean, sure, I could send you a note right now – but could you actually read it? Highly doubtful. Fortunately, a pair of mobile applications, Felt… Read More

  • With Treat’s Shutdown, Shutterfly Exits The Mobile Greeting Card Business

    With Treat’s Shutdown, Shutterfly Exits The Mobile Greeting Card Business

    Shutterfly, the publishing company that operates a number of online and mobile brands associated with personal photo printing, is now shutting down Treat, its online and mobile greeting card service. The Treat application first launched back in April 2012, and later in the year arrived on mobile devices before getting an overhaul in 2013. The app allowed users to customize greeting cards… Read More

  • Gramr Wants To Help You Turn Expressing Gratitude Into A Habit

    Gramr Wants To Help You Turn Expressing Gratitude Into A Habit

    As an expat, the proliferation of mobile devices is one of the best things that has happened in the seven years since I moved to Asia. I can send silly photos or pour my heart out to friends all around the world — New Zealand, the U.S., Australia, England, Lithuania, Sweden — anytime I want. But those moments of connection often feel fleeting and the more time I spend abroad, the… Read More

  • Mobile Greeting Card Company Cleverbug Closes $6 Million Series A

    Mobile Greeting Card Company Cleverbug Closes $6 Million Series A

    Personalized greeting card company Cleverbug, whose CleverCards mobile app lets you customize cards using Facebook photos then share with friends either digitally or via postal mail, has raised an additional $6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by seed round investor Delta Partners. The funding comes at a time when the company has been scaling its service to reach new consumers… Read More

  • Paperless Post Brings Its Design-Focused Greeting Cards & Invitations To iPad

    Paperless Post Brings Its Design-Focused Greeting Cards & Invitations To iPad

    Design-focused online invitations and stationery company Paperless Post has launched its first iPad application today, which now offers all the content from the Paperless Post website – including its over 10,000 customizable designs – for use on the iPad. Though the company had previously launched an iOS application for iPhone, that app is intended for managing your events… Read More

  • Threadless Gets Into The Greeting Card Game With Strategic Partnership And Investment In Open Me

    Threadless Gets Into The Greeting Card Game With Strategic Partnership And Investment In Open Me

    For more than a decade, Threadless has been the place to go to get interesting T-shirts and other apparel, all of which have been submitted and vetted by its own community. Now you’ll be able to find and send those designs on greeting cards, thanks to a strategic partnership with a new player in the space called Open Me. Read More

  • Mobile Greeting Cards App Red Stamp Acquired By The Occasions Group

    Mobile Greeting Cards App Red Stamp Acquired By The Occasions Group

    Minneapolis-based Red Stamp, a social commerce company best known for its mobile greeting cards app which competes with the likes of Apple’s Cards app, Sincerely, and Shutterfly’s Treat, among others, has been acquired by Taylor Corporation affiliate The Occasions Group. The Red Stamp website, app and branding will remain following the deal, whose terms were not disclosed. Read More

  • Shutterfly Relaunches Mobile Greeting Card App Treat

    Shutterfly Relaunches Mobile Greeting Card App Treat

    Photo and personal publishing company Shutterfly is continuing to refresh its mobile products with today’s relaunch of its Treat application for iOS, which follows the December overhaul of the company’s flagship app for photo gifts and prints. Treat, which originally launched in April of last year, then came to mobile in October, is a competitor to Apple’s Cards app… Read More