Frequently Asked Questions

Discovering Birthday Bards

What is Birthday Bards?
Dive into a world where poetry gets personal, with a sprinkle of AI magic and a whole lot of heart. We’re not just about words; we’re about crafting memories.

How Does it Work?
It’s simple!
1) Choose a design, whether it’s for a Special Occasion or Holiday Celebration.
2) Fill out the details about the occasion or holiday. For some designs, you’ll be asked to upload photos to be used.
3) We’ll put together a draft design that includes a masterfully crafted poem
4) Review the design and poem- you’re entitled to 2 free revisions!
5) Finalize and approve your design- we’ll take care of the rest!

Who is it for?
For anyone looking to make a moment truly special. Whether it’s for a birthday, an anniversary, or a Tuesday, our personalized poems speak to everyone who desires a touch more heart in their gifts.

What’s a Bard?
Think of it as the charismatic cousin of a card – made to be heard and remembered, perfect for every occasion.

Why Birthday Bards?
Ordinary gifts fade, but a personalized poem? That’s a keepsake. We blend AI’s efficiency with human empathy to create something truly unique.

Do your poems rhyme?
Like a bell chimes or a dime shines, our poems rhyme at the right time.

Are these poems good for my pet?
Absolutely! Whether it’s for your cat, your dog, or your pet rock, we believe every creature deserves a little poetry in its life.

What makes your poems more special than one I could write myself?
Your thoughts, our eloquence. We save you time and add a touch of genius, crafting verses that resonate and charm.

Why should I buy a poem when there are free poems available online?
Free is nice, but personalized is memorable. We create poems that speak directly to the heart, tailored just for you or your loved ones.

Can’t I just use ChatGPT?
Sure, for basics. But for a poem that’s as unique as a fingerprint? That’s where we come in.

Understanding the Product and Process

How does it work? What kind of customization options do you offer?
Your story, our words. Choose designs for Christmas, the Holidays, and other Special Occasions, along with moods from funny to sentimental. We mix and match to make your message hit home.

What photos should I submit?
Please upload photos that are at least 300dpi (dots per inch), as low quality images are not suitable for printing.

Can a machine-generated poem really capture human emotions?
Absolutely. With our human-guided AI, we translate emotions into words, creating poems that touch hearts and stir souls.

How does your product compare to traditional hand-written poetry?
It’s tradition reimagined. We offer the charm of classic poetry with a modern, personalized twist.

What size are they?
Our poems stand proud on 8.5×11 inches of premium paper, ensuring they’re not just read, but displayed and cherished. For holiday cards, we tone it down to a cozy 5×7 inches.

How do you ensure the quality of the poems?
Quality? It’s in our DNA. We’ve got a vault of poems that would make Shakespeare envious. Our secret recipe? A dash of artistry, a sprinkle of precision, and a whole lot of heart in every line. Plus, you get two free shots at tweaking it to perfection. Want more? It’s $50 per revision – we’re poets, not magicians!

How quickly can you deliver the finished product?
Blink, and you might miss us! We’re talking 24-hour turnarounds for most orders.

Trust & Logistics

Why should I trust your company with something as personal as a poem?
Our founders had extensive and successful careers in Cybersecurity and Human Resources. Your data is treated with the same care and confidentiality as we treat our own. Your trust is our treasure.

How long is this going to take me?
The entire ordering process can take as little as 5-10 minutes. Our goal is to save you time so you can think about other important matters!

How do your products get printed?
A nationally renowned print partner skillfully manages the printing of your order. Their collaboration with Birthday Bards highlights our commitment to providing outstanding quality and service.

What type of paper/card stock you use?
Our products print on high-quality cardstock with a matte or glossy finish.

What is your turnaround time?
Once you’ve approved the final draft, your order will ship UPS within 24-48 hours and typically be delivered in 3-5 days.

Do you send the finished product for the customer to print?
Your final draft is available electronically, but it’s usually more cost-effective to have us handle the printing. This option ensures professional quality at a lower expense compared to more non-commercial printing solutions.

How do you handle shipping and handling?
Smoothly and swiftly. Spend over $49.99, and shipping is on us. For smaller orders, it’s a $4.99 shipping fee. Expect your poem to arrive with care and speed!

What’s the value-add of using your service for special occasions?
Not just a gift, an experience. A Birthday Bard poem is a memory etched in words, perfect for sharing and destined for accolades.

Common Misconceptions

What if I don’t like the result?
If you’re not fully satisfied with your poem and design, we offer 2 free revisions to ensure that your expectations are not just met, but exceeded. Should you require more than two revisions, you have the option to either pay for additional edits or receive a full refund. Our goal is always to deliver a product you’ll love!

Do your poems need sunlight?
No sunbathing required. Our poems thrive on smiles and good vibes, not UV rays.

Can I use your poems as a map?
They’ll guide you through emotions, not streets. For navigation, we recommend sticking to your GPS.

Are your poems waterproof?
They can weather storms of emotion, but for actual water? Keep them dry to avoid a word soup.

Do your poems come with a side of fries?
We’re flattered you think our poems are meal-worthy, but alas, they’re a feast for the soul, not the stomach.

Will reading your poems make me taller?
They’ll certainly elevate your spirits, but for height? Maybe try a pair of high heels or a top hat.

Can your poems double as a time machine?
Our poems can take you on a journey through memories, but for time travel, you’ll need something a bit more sci-fi.

Do your poems work as a Wi-Fi hotspot?
They connect hearts, not devices. For internet, you’ll still need your regular router.

Can the poems babysit my kids?
They’re great for storytime, but when it comes to babysitting, we suggest a human.

Are your poems calorie-free?
Absolutely! Indulge in as many words as you like without worrying about your waistline.

Will your poems bring world peace?
Our poems are penned with hopes of spreading harmony and joy. While they alone may not achieve world peace, they’re part of our larger mission. Learn more about how we contribute to global harmony on the “Our Causes” section of our “About Us” page.