Frequently Asked Questions.
Here are some common questions about MindSigns cards.
Are Mindsigns available in other languages
Currently MindSigns are only available in the English language. Our software will only support basic character symbols and letters in the English alphabet.
May I send MindSigns to a member of the military?
Yes. When you order, be sure to use the service member’s full name. Include the unit and APO/FPO (Air/Army Post Office or Fleet Post Office) address with the nine-digit ZIP Code (if one is assigned).
Why do MindSigns go out weekly instead of monthly?
Primarily because people do things on a weekly basis — whether going to school or going to work. Monthly intervals are too long. Out of sight, out of mind. Weekly MindSigns have more significance and impact. MindSigns have a cumulative effect. People look forward to receiving them every week. They’re curious what the next MindSigns card will be
When do the cards get mailed?
Each card is mailed weekly. The cards are printed, stuffed, stamped and mailed in the daily production run. Allow 2 to 7 days for the cards to arrive via USPS First Class mail.
Are the cards environmentally friendly?
Yes. We print on Elite Gloss 110 lb. cover stock cycled paper, using dry, biodegradable acid-free ink.
What size are MindSigns cards?
Folded in half, the card size is 5″ wide by 7″ high.
How are the cards printed and what do they look like?
Each card is printed in full color on recycled paper by a digital printing process. All of the graphics are created by our artists and designers. The inside of the cards are in a handwritten font in dark blue ink. The envelopes are bright white recycled paper. The addresses are also printed in dark blue ink. Each envelope has a real stamp instead of an indicia.
How do I save time and money?
Finding the right greeting cards, thinking about what to say, writing a note, stuffing, stamping and mailing cards takes time. The average price of a greeting card is $3.50. Add postage and 10 to 15 minutes of your time to write your message, stuff, stamp and mail, the total cost is typically $5 to $7. If you’re a busy professional, the costs for your time are much higher. Just order and we do everything else. There’s nothing for you to remember to do. Each week a new card is mailed out by United States postal mail, indicating it’s a gift from you.
How does the MindSigns gift card program work?
We make it a simple way to stay in touch. You choose sending your MindSigns gift cards to a recipient for 6, 12 or 26 weeks. We have pre-selected sets of cards, depending on the number of weeks. So, there are no cards for you to select. Our writers do the inside text so you don’t have to write anything. The first card your recipient receives is an introductory card telling them about your gift. Then each week a new, full-color MindSigns card goes out. Each and every card indicates it’s a gift from you. As a bonus, you receive a weekly e-mail confirmation letting you know which card we sent and what it said, so you get an encouraging message each week too.
Who are MindSigns ideal for?
In today’s busy world, MindSings make a wonderful gift for anyone you care about and want to encourage, keep their spirits up, and stay mentally and emotionally in the right direction. Got a student in college? MindSigns are great for them. A parent or grandparents living alone? Someone going through a life-changing experience? Send MindSigns to your spouse, partner, mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, son, daughter, boyfriend, girlfriend, roommate, neighbor, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, an elderly person, anyone who would appreciate knowing you care. You can send MindSigns cards to any location in the world.
Can I send MindSigns to someone in ANY country?
Yes, you can send MindSigns to anyone anywhere in the world with a mailing address.
How do they know the cards are from me?
First, right away we send out a special card telling them about your gift of MindSigns cards. The next day, the first card goes out in the mail. EVERY MindSigns card indicates it’s a gift from you.
Why real paper greeting cards instead of electronic versions?
Although e-mail, text messaging and phone calls are valued by people for helping them communicate with family and friends, most people say they prefer the old-fashioned handwritten card or letter to make someone feel truly special. According to the USA Greeting Card Association, 90 percent of Americans say they look forward to receiving personal letters and greeting cards because cards allow them to keep in touch with friends and family and make them feel they are important to someone else.
What’s written inside each card?
Each card is unique. What’s written inside complements the graphics on the front of the cards. Inside each 5”x7” card is a personalized note that looks handwritten and includes positive thoughts and cool quotations. We keep it short, simple and relevant. And every card indicates it’s a gift from you.
Do I have to select any cards?
No, to make it super easy, we do it for you. We select an assortment of our most popular cards.
Why are they called Personal Billboards?
They’re called “Personal Billboards” because the recipient can display the card at their home or office and refer to it to focus on the weekly “message.