We all want the best and flowers are no exception. There are so many virtual flower shops on the Internet; it can become a very daunting task to find a florist that best meets our needs. Also, while most flower companies online are reputable, some may not be. Moreover, their selections, quality, and pricing may vary considerably.
A majority of online florists are genuine florist shops who have agreements with a third party website to open up companies with multiple national and international delivery facilities. They generally have years of experience and know a lot about flowers and the infrastructure needed to handle hundreds of online orders every day.
They will link up with a professional florist in the recipient's locale and have your request (as close as they can possibly get) hand-delivered on the same day. This is the most popular distribution system throughout Northern America.
When choosing a florist, it may be a good idea to ask around. A good florist will have a rock-solid reputation of satisfied customers simply by word of mouth. They will also most likely be linked with a florist that offers FTD or TELEFLORA. These two entities are actually referral systems or one-stop shops for anyone in the country to buy flowers for delivery. The umbrella company will forward your order to a member florist in your locale.
You should take a look at the florists' rankings too. Other tips to keep in mind are the company should have a secure online server for placing orders, testimonials by satisfied customers, and promised delivery times.