Business Card Basics

In this section we talk about the basics of business cards including how to design one, choosing the perfect paper, adding special finishes, and much more. Such a small piece at 2″ x 3.5″ seems easy on the surface but there is a lot of thought that goes into these little print marketing pieces. Business cards are the most popular and widely searched for print piece on the internet today.

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Foil Business Cards: What They Are, Why and Where You Should Use Them (Immediately!)

Don’t let your business card fall to the bottom of someone’s purse with all the others! Make yours stand out! Here’s why you should get foil business cards. We know what you’re thinking; real-life business cards in this age of modern technology? Don’t scroll past because the answer is, yes, we’re serious: business cards will …

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Printed to Impress: The Perks of Foil Business Cards

Quick. Open your wallet. How many plain, paper business cards have you jammed in the back? What about the others that met a more unpleasant end at the bottom of your wastebasket? The reality is that while they serve a basic purpose, these handy attention-grabbers should be anything but. When you want to step away from the …

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Why free business cards suck and you shouldn’t waste your time?

In this present world of increasing competition, every business wants to stay ahead of its opponent business. Yes, you will not be happy to see your opponents doing well than you. No matter which strategies and marketing plans you have to make but, you have to be careful about the consequences of the plans and …

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Business Card Scanners… are they really worth it?

Business card scanner In this present world of advancement and technology, there are a few tools available you can use to boost efficiency and save time. You can save the precious details and info that are important for your business by using such types of software and applications. If you are a business owner, you …

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Why a Vistaprint Business Card Is a Bad Idea

If you’ve watched any cable news for the past several years, chances are you’ve seen an advertisement for Vistaprint. You may be suspicious of any as-seen-on-TV products, and with Vistaprint, you are probably right. Quality Let’s not beat around the bush and talk about the main reason why Vistaprint business cards are nowhere near the …

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What to Put on a Business Card – Listing Your Educational and Professional Qualifications

It takes years of hard work, study, and dedication to earn academic degrees and professional certifications. So, it goes without saying that you will be proud to showcase them to the world. You may frame your degrees and certifications and hang them on the wall, but what about your business card? Many people wonder whether …

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How to Pick the Best Font and Size for your Business Card

Size matters! Well, at least we know this to be true for the font of your business card. Too big and it all that you want to convey won’t fit into the card. Too small and people are going to find it difficult to even read what is written on it!  Yes, you see now …

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How Thick is a Business Card: Explained

Business card paper GSM and thickness explained No matter what profession we choose, business cards are the first impression of the brand and what it is trying to achieve. The card stock is measured in points for business cards; with a variating thickness corresponding to different thicknesses. A business card is the most important aspect …

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Credit Card Size – What are the Dimensions, Size, & Thickness?

Ever Wondered What the Dimensions of a Credit Card Are? You may have observed your credit card with a magnifying glass when it first came in. After all, it did look good and feel fascinating to touch.  Then you began swiping and purchasing and poof you were over your credit limit and never gave a …

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The Back of a Business Card – Creative Ideas of What to Put On it

Although you hear a lot about how to design the front of your business card, not much is said about its back. If you have been going about churning business cards keeping this same mindset, we have news for you. First of all, never ignore the back of a business card. Certainly not when you …

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Archetypes: How to hand out your Business Card with Style!

There is a fine art to handing out your business cards. Some styles are driven by cultural, religious, even sexual influences. Not only does the paper, ink, design, and finishes of your card speak to the values of your brand but how well you execute the delivery of your card, the presentation, also plays a …

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Glossy vs Matte Business Cards: Which is Right for You?

Networking is hard. Remembering everyone you meet at a networking event is even harder. Solution? Business cards. But, with so many cards floating around the room, how will anyone remember your business? The details matter to set your business card apart from the pack. The first decision you’ll make when getting a business card made …

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Get Noticed: 5 Best Fonts For Business Cards

What do logos, graphic designs, and business cards have in common?  Simple: it’s the fonts used in their various designs. The fonts used for your branding and everything related to your company are integral to your success. Many people don’t pay attention to these things, but they’re important.  If you’re in the market for graphic designs, …

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Revealed! How To Choose The Best Colors For Your Business Card?

Revealed! How To Choose The Best Colors For Your Business Card? In today’s digital world, it’s easy to assume that business cards are irrelevant. That’s definitely not the case, though. For every 2,000 business cards distributed, a company’s sales increase by an average of 2.5 percent. There’s a lot of merit to handing out business …

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The 10 Best Mini Business Card Holders and Cases

Mini business cards — or minicards — are cute-yet-functional business cards that have become trendy in certain niches in recent years, but finding products for minicards can be difficult at first, especially since most business card holders/cases are geared towards your run-of-the-mill standard business cards. Luckily, the trend of minimal mini business card products is …

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Our 8 Favorite Square Business Card Holders and Cases!

Nothing beats a well-designed square business card. It screams: “I’m modern business!” at the top of its lungs while subtly shooting branding laser beams into everyone’s eyes. Ok, maybe it doesn’t have laser beam technology… yet. But, square business cards are the hottest-thing-since-sliced-bread. So, we thought that anything that’s this saturated in design and branding elements …

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