The article is about Choosing a Business Card Design. It is important for most people to have a business card. It is a very easy and convenient way for people to share their contact information. Networking is an important part of business and business cards make this very easy. However the cards that you use must be high quality in order for you to get the maximum benefit out of it.
The absolute most important thing when you are choosing a business card design is that it has to be easy to read. A business card is to make sure that you get your contact information into people’s hands. This does you no good if they can’t read what it says.
A lot of people put a great deal of effort into creating fancy designs so that their cards stand out. While people tend to notice these designs if they can’t read what the card says they will usually just throw it out. Make sure that your card conveys who you are and your contact information in a way that is easy to read.
People do tend to get a lot of business cards so it is a good idea to make it stand out. You can do this in a lot of different ways. You can do this by using a card that is a different color or you can use it by adding images to your card. In some cases you can even make a card that is a different shape if it relates to your business. That being said you don’t want to go overboard. A different color does not mean bright orange, keep any images simple. You are going for uniqueness not shock value.
One option that can really make your card stand out is if you make it out of a material other than paper. Using a unique material will really make your card stand out. That being said there are a few things to keep in mind. You don’t want to make it out of something that would be awkward for a person to carry. For example if you give somebody a metal business card and then he has trouble getting through security at the airport he probably won’t be too happy.
The other thing to keep in mind is that you want to make sure that you can write on the card you choose. People tend to write information on business cards so make sure they can do this. The experts over at 123print stressed me to leave whitespace on mine; something my original design did not have…
Of course cost is going to be a factor when it comes to choosing a business card design. You will likely give out a lot of business cards so the cost is really going to add up if you choose and expensive design. On the other hand if you are go with a cheap card you are going to look cheap and unprofessional. You are going to have to find a compromise between cost and quality that you can live with.