Crossing Over To October

We could not control our excitement for the multiple events coming in October and decided to give you a heads up so that you can prepare yourself in advance for the busy months to come.

We have listed all major events in October and have given you a brief about them. Don’t hesitate to research further and surprise us with some mind-blowing ecards for each of the mentioned events.

So, what are you waiting for? Read on to know what’s in store!

Rosh Hashanah (October 2 – 4, 2016)

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. Also known as the Feast of Trumpets it includes eating of symbolic foods such as apples dipped in honey to evoke a sweet new year. Shanah Tovah meaning a good and sweet year and Shalom meaning peace, harmony, wholeness, completeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquility are commonly used to greet one another during these days. Symbolic elements such as the trumpet/blowing of trumpet which signifies joyous new beginnings, apple which wishes the receiver of the card happiness, dove bird which signifies peace and love and lastly honey which signifies sweet surprises should form a part of your visual. This festival is a time of joy, new beginnings, celebrations and counting of one’s blessings. Help users share this joy with their loved ones with some beautiful e-cards. With several sub-categories to choose from under this event you have a chance to experiment and innovate.

Canadian Thanksgiving (October 10, 2016)

Occurring on the second Monday in October, Canadian Thanksgiving celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year. Greetings vary from Happy Thanksgiving wishes celebrating God’s beautiful creations like love, affection, rich harvest, happiness and joy to some turkey fun depicting humor. Pumpkins, autumn leaves, cute and funny turkey characters are a must to perk up the fun quotient. Hues of yellow, orange and red are important colors. Family, friends and loved ones stay with you through your ups and downs, give your users this opportunity to reach out to them all and thank them for being there in their lives. You also have invitations as a sub-category here, so do make an invite or two which will help users call their family and friends for a get together. Help users enjoy this wonderful day with family and friends with your thoughtful, warm and witty wishes.

Yom Kippur (October 11 – 12, 2016)

This day is the Jewish Day of Atonement, fasting and prayers. It is the most auspicious day of the year for the Jewish people. On this day people pray and wish for the well being of their near and dear ones. Depict warmness, love and peace in your cards which users can send to their family and friends and let them know that they are praying for them and blessing them with their heart.

Sweetest Day (October 15, 2016)

This is the day when all sweet things come to mind – chocolates, candies, sweet hugs & kisses and thoughts. It’s a day when sweet thoughts of family, friends and loved ones fill up your mind. Help users make it a special day for the sweetest person they know with some warm, heartfelt wishes. From a virtual bouquet of fresh flowers to bloom someone’s day to romantic hugs and kisses. Ensure you don’t miss uploading thinking of you cards for users to send to their loved ones who are away. Imbibe sweetness in your cards and make a difference on this Sweetest Day.

Boss’s Day (October 17, 2016)

Boss’s Day is the special day to thank your boss for his/ her inspiration and support at work and wish him/ her a great day. Create some fun and humorous Boss’s Day cards to make your boss laugh and lighten his/ her mood at work or an appreciative card to acknowledge his/ her help in times of need. Their encouragement, support, guidance and constructive criticism bring out the best in us and it is this one day that they know. Hence, this day is the best occasion to help users convey their appreciation to their bosses.

Diwali (October 30, 2016)

Diwali, the festival of lights, is an auspicious day for Hindus. Featuring in the top 10 popular holidays for sending cards, it is indeed an opportunity to increase card sends and capitalize on the earnings by increasing ROW sends. Idols of Ganesha and Lakshmi, fireworks, rangoli, clay lamps or diyas, candles, sweets and Hindu religious symbols such as Om and Swastika can be incorporated with the concept of your card. The theme can be celebratory, business-like or religious wishes. Red, yellow and orange are the auspicious colors used for this event. Black should be avoided or used only to depict a dark sky which is being beautifully lit on Diwali night. Animated Ganesha, or virtual diyas and fireworks in different styles are also popular themes.The target audience in this case are families sending greetings to their family members (young & old), friends or business associates for a prosperous and happy year. A diverse lot of cards are likely to cover all the celebratory needs of your users.

Halloween (October 31, 2016)

Halloween is more than a holiday; it’s a festive tradition which starts weeks in advance. Preparing for your costumes, carving pumpkins, visiting haunted houses, playing pranks and telling frightening ghost stories are the reasons why Halloween is so popular. You can read more on this, in our previous blog Fun Facts and Popular Halloween Ecards.

You, our visualizer have dared to scare the bravest of users and bravo for doing so! For Halloween 2016, users are waiting in anticipation to be thrilled by your witchcraft. Let’s get the ball rolling and give them ghastly reasons to connect with friends and family. This is your time to shine and have fun with fonts, colors and give a sneak peek to the hidden devil inside you. We dare each one you to take up the challenge!

All the above events are completely different from each other, giving you plenty of opportunities to create some great ecards! Make your cards relatable and as per your target audience. Keep in mind the relationship between the sender and receiver, address their needs and we promise you won’t go wrong with your cards!

P.S > We have a contest coming up for all the above events next week. So without wasting any time, start getting your ideas together and start uploading for these events only once the contest details are out!

Tap on these festivals to make your earnings brighter in the next month. So get going, brainstorm and produce some great work!


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