Greeting Card Universe Sets Record Holiday Card Sales on Cyber Monday

San Ramon, California (EastBayDaily) — Greeting Card Universe, the world’s largest greeting card store, today announced that Cyber Monday 2011 was a historic day for the company. Not only were single day sales records broken, but also the average spend per visitor increased 24% over Cyber Monday 2010.

“We are very encouraged by this performance as it demonstrates the increasing market awareness for the benefits of buying folded paper greeting cards online, and that the unique value Greeting Card Universe brings to the market is appreciated by consumers,” says Paul Love, President of BigDates Solutions, parent company of Greeting Card Universe. “The success on Cyber Monday can also be attributed to the introduction this year of thousands of new do-it-yourself holiday photo cards plus a convenient mail merge feature,” continues Love.

Greeting Card Universe’s current selection of over 500,000 mainstream, niche, and uncommon greeting cards plus the ability for consumers to request custom designs from Greeting Card Universe’s community of over 4,700 artists from around the globe gives Greeting Card Universe an edge over its competitors. Custom card requests are usually fulfilled within 24 to 48 hours and at no additional cost to the consumer. This keeps Greeting Card Universe true to its tagline – ’any card imaginable.’

Since August the Greeting Card Universe artist community has created thousands of new photo card designs spanning many different occasions and events. There are nearly 2,000 stylish holiday photo cards for the upcoming holidays alone, including Christmas Cards, Hanukkah cards, Kwanzaa cards, and even Festivus cards for Seinfeld fans.

Greeting Card Universe also offers its customers at no additional cost the ability to upload their contact list and have Greeting Card Universe automatically mail the cards directly to their friends and family, a real time saver for those short on time.

States Love, “We know consumers want the ultimate in personalization, an original card design that is as unique as their families are. And of course it has to be easy to do and at a great price. Our vast collection of photo cards and the ability to have our artists create a one of a kind custom design at no additional cost, really sets us apart from the competition.”

About Greeting Card Universe Greeting Card Universe ( is a division of BigDates Solutions, a private company that provides consumers with unique, personalized services for any holiday or occasion. Greeting Card Universe is the world’s largest paper greeting card store, offering an unlimited selection of customizable greeting cards, invitations, and note cards. BigDates Solutions is the leading provider of Online Reminder Service Solutions, powering gift-reminder services, including and The company is also in partnership with American Greetings for Birthday Calendar, a Facebook application with over 44 million installs.


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