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Get a pen (or stylus) ready, today is National Send a Card to a Friend Day!

WomanCard_square.jpgYep, that’s right, National Send a Card to a Friend Day is February 7th, and there’s no better time than now to appreciate the friends in your life.  With Valentine’s Day, the second most popular greeting card holiday, just around the corner, you can get a pick of the best cards for just that right message for that special friend in your life – no strings attached.

3 Reasons Why You Want to Send a Card to a Friend Today

  1. Just to say “I’m thinking about you”.  Busy schedules lead to missed opportunities to connect with people, particularly important people in your life, and taking a moment to pass through the card isle at the grocery store today while you restock your milk and eggs is the perfect way to make somebody’s day.  If you aren’t out grocery shopping, you can pick from a vast assortment of e-cards available online and have it delivered right to their email.  Today.
  2. Thank them for making you a priority. We’ve all got our daily challenges, priorities, and fire drills, and it’s a special thing when a friend drops what they have going on to spend a little extra time and attention on you. Reciprocate the attention by picking that right “thanks for making me feel special” card and sending it off to them. Today.
  3. Because you want more than a friend.  OK, so Valentine’s Day is 7 days away.  And, you’re starting to get sweaty palms and flush cheeks just thinking about that special friend that you want to be even more special with.   Now is the time to ease into that discussion and warm the water for the next step – a date on Valentine’s Day!  It’s easy – just find the card that says “you’re a special friend and I want to recognize you today” with a dash of “hey, we could be more than friends, ya know?”, and send it to them.  Today.

Regardless of your reason to send a card to a friend today, Hallmark is prepared to meet your needs.  They have recently launched a specialized retail concept called HMK, where shoppers can create unique, personalized gifts that reflect an individual’s sense of style and carry the artistry and emotion that comes with the Hallmark brand.  They have a diverse assortment of static and interactive e-cards available for electronic delivery from  And, because Hallmark uses the SAP Mobile Platform for their field services organization, you can find exactly the card you need at any one of the more than 25,000 retail locations – making it easy to pick up that perfect card on your way home from work.  Today

Hallmark_SAPMobilePlatform_Video_Thumb.jpgJoe Harmon, Business Services Director at Hallmark, discusses details of their use of the SAP Mobile Platform integrated with a number of other SAP technologies to help Hallmark make the world a more caring place by helping people laugh, love, heal, say thanks, reach out, and make meaningful connections with others.  Watch it here.

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