Tired of the same eCards provided by many eCard websites? Why not create your own personalized eCards to WOW others with your photos and greeting voice? It's easy to create your own multimedia card in minutes from PowerPoint, and then transferring the card to Flash eCard is very simple through PPT2Flash.  Also you can send an official card to your partners or customers in this Christmas. Friendly present your company with this special greeting card.

With PowerPoint, you can easily personalize the colors and design, include your own videos and photos of the family, and choose just the right message for each recipient. The following is a sample of greeting card with photos and videos.

By following the 3 steps in this article, you could create your own Personalized Christmas Flash greeting eCard in minutes!

Tools you will need:
Microsoft PowerPoint

Prepare multimedia resources for your greeting eCard

1. Photo: Find it on your photo album or download it from website.

Free photo download: http://www.bigfoto.com/  

2. Music: Download your favorite songs or record your own voice.

Free Christmas download: http://www.christmasgifts.com/music.html

Record your own greetings:
For PowerPoint 2007, please go to: Insert -> Sound -> Record Sound
For PowerPoint 2003, please go to: Slide Show -> Record Narration

3. Video: You can get video from You Tube and other online videos.

Tip: free way to download You Tube video
Just input the url of the video you want to http://www.keepvid.com and click Download.

Combine multimedia resources to PowerPoint

1. Design the slide layout.

You can create the greeting card by choosing the PowerPoint templates or launch PowerPoint to create a new design by yourself. Also, you could set Set animated effects to your presentation through Custom animation option.

Free Christmas PowerPoint templates download:

2. Insert multimedia resources to PowerPoint
Insert photos: Insert -> Picture
Insert music: http://www.123ppt.com/powerpoint-tutorials/powerpoint-tips-sound-music.asp
Insert YouTube video: http://snipurl.com/insert-youtube
Insert Flash: http://www.sameshow.com/other/insert-flash-into-powerpoint-2007.html

Publish PowerPoint to Flash eCard

Via PPT2Flash to publish your PowerPoint to animated Flash eCard in one click by simply clicking the Publish button.

You can send this Flash greeting eCard by mailing, or uploading to your blog and website for web sharing. Now you can start to WOW your friends by sending this special greeting card.