Here are the most common reasons people send American greeting cards.

* birthday

With Christianity being the predominant religion in the United States, Christmas remains one of the most popular holidays in the country. This holiday is a great time for family and friends to reconnect with one another. Christmas cards are sent with gifts during this occasion.

* Christmas

To let someone know you remember their birthday, sending a birthday card is one of the best things you can do. Although a call or email may contain the same message, sending a handwritten message is still a pleasure.

* Festive occasions

Weddings, graduations, promotions - these events call for celebration. And in order to express how happy you are to someone who has achieved something important, an American greeting card is a way to show that you are happy with him or her.

* Missing

For people who are far away, there are many tools that make them feel closer together. Aside from email, SMS, and calls, they can also take advantage of calling programs that facilitate chatting and video calling. This way, they can talk and see each other.

However, these forms of digital communication cannot do much. If you really want something tangible that your family or friends can hold on to, the greeting card still does the job well. Send it with personal dedication and for sure they will appreciate it more.

Empathy and encouragement

Sometimes, there are things that are best left unanswered. Expression of sympathy is usually best expressed through hugs. However, if you really want to send a message of sympathy and encouragement to continue your life, it is best to do so in silence - with a Greeting Cards.

* Thank you

Showing appreciation for someone's efforts, kind words, or gifts can be answered with the simple "thank you". Telling this on the card makes the other person feel that you appreciate what you did so so much that you took the time to send a card.

Although computers and cell phones have reduced the use of paper and greeting cards, there are still situations where traditional greeting cards are still appropriate. In fact, sometimes, the messages expressed through greeting cards look nicer.

Author's Bio: 

In the age of cell phones and emails, communicating with the people we value requires a few keystrokes and mouse clicks. However, there are times when sending the card still makes a difference for the person who will receive the message.