Telford, PA (PressExposure) November 30, 2009 -- Whether you are a young entrepreneur or an established professional, the value of business cards must not be taken lightly. They are the key to winning over clients as they represent a fraction of your expertise, as well as your work ethic.
Therefore, it is imperative that your color business cards be as competitive and as professional that they can be. Here are some tips on professional business card printing.
Identify your image. First, you need to define your business image. Whether you are a creative freelancer or a company man, the right concept must be depicted by your color business cards. You must be able to identify which kind you want to be showing your potential clients. Your choice will of course depend on the kind of business that you are in, if you are in the arts, then the more creative you are the better. This image will be your foundation for the rest of the design.
Include pertinent details. You need to choose which details you want to put in your business card. The common information includes your name, your job title, your contact details, the company, the company logo, and company contact details. If you have your own workspace, and keep your work separate from home, do not include other miscellaneous information, like your home address and personal email address. Use a professional-sounding email address as well.
Get creative. Now that you have your basic concept for your card, it is time to design it. It is usually easier to use a computer for this. There is a lot of software available for the easy layout of your card, like Microsoft Publisher. There are also ready-to-use templates available online for this. You might want to consider having your cards fully colored, as they have more impact to your clients. If you are having trouble with the design, you can always opt to hire professionals to help you with the concepts that you want to go with.
Print your cards. After everything, it is time to pick the best method to print your business cards. Your printer must be able to provide the right paper stock, ink and packaging. Be sure to choose a high-quality paper material, and if your budget can swing it, have your business cards printed on glossy paper as well. This ensures your cards' durability and it shows good quality as well.
In addition, there you have it, after reading this surely, you will have a better understanding of business card printing.