SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NextAdvisor.com, a leading independent review site for online services, today announced its new custom photo cards and invitations category, where the site's editors review nearly a dozen major players in the market for personalized holiday cards, party invitations, graduation announcements, wedding stationery, birth announcements and more.
Custom photo card and invitation sites generally offer products for almost any life event, including new babies, birthdays, holidays, and weddings. These sites allow you to upload your own photos and add them, along with whatever text you'd like, to sleek templates from professional stationery designers. With cards available in almost any price range, unique customized stationery is accessible for pretty much everyone.
From Tiny Prints, Minted and Paper Culture to Shutterfly, Snapfish and Zazzle, NextAdvisor.com rated each site's design tools, card selection, and product quality to find the best provider for every budget and project. Editors made a customized order from each provider, assessing the design process, available templates, shipping and return policies and final product in each case. NextAdvisor.com's reviews lay out all the important details, from the card stock each site prints on to the quality of its photographic printing and the availability of samples and proofs.
"Consumers want to choose a great source for their cards, without having to make multiple orders to test out services," said Lifestyle Editor Mary Humphreys. "Our reviews can help identify great products and companies without having to make a lot of different orders or spend hours browsing all the sites. We try to lay out every factor that goes into making this kind of decision so consumers can do all their research from one central place."
"These sites are great for almost any event, from the birth of a new baby to graduation ceremonies, weddings, birthdays, and the holidays," said Humphreys, "and their offerings can be complex. Each user has different priorities, so we worked to make it clear where each site shines, so consumers can choose the right one for any project." In addition to highlighting the best services overall, NextAdvisor editors singled out a few sites that offered great deals on particularly small or large orders as well as the best high-end cards and the best bargains.
To find out more about all the photo card services NextAdvisor.com reviews, visit www.nextadvisor.com/photo_cards/index.php.
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