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Should You Include a QR Code on a Business Card?

February 20, 2019 / Conversation
QR Code on a Business Card

One of the most pressing questions, asked by business card designers, in the modern age is, whether or not to include a QR code on a business card? The two most common answers are “of course, here’s mine” or “what is a QR code?” While the question seems straightforward, the answer exposes the truth about what side of the digital divide your company is on. If you find your company seems to be stuck in the slow lane on the information superhighway, here is a handy primer on all things QR, and why your marketing project might need one.

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The Best Fonts for Business Cards

February 13, 2019 / Inspiration
Best Fonts for Business Cards

When you are designing your business card, there are a lot of things to consider. You want a business card that will make an impression, so it doesn’t get thrown out or lost in the shuffle with the other unwanted business cards. While choosing your color scheme and coming up with a strong logo are important aspects to consider, picking the right fonts for your business card is an often overlooked design element. The type that you choose can have an impact on how a person perceives your business card and can help distinguish you from your competition, helping you get noticed.

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When Should I Use An Embossed Business Card?

September 4, 2018 / Conversation
Embossed Business Card

When it comes to business cards, you want yours to stand out from the crowd. Business cards are a dime a dozen, so if you don’t want yours to end up in the trash, you need to stand out. One way to get your brand noticed is by using an embossed business card as your design. Embossed printing is characterized by a 3-dimensional pattern that is pressed into the paper, and the use of ink isn’t always necessary. Using this printing method is an excellent way to impress potential customers or clients, and can give your brand that quality image that you strive for. Even though embossing can cost more, the benefits certainly outweigh the cost difference.
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The Modern Dilemma: Paper or Plastic Business Cards?

July 29, 2018 / Conversation
Paper or Plastic Business Cards

Like it or not the modern age has arrived and one question seems to permeate the high tech world of today. What is better, paper or plastic? Not necessarily an age-old question, but something tells us that it probably will be in the distant future, especially when it comes to printing business cards, as both mediums are readily available. However, knowing if you would you like paper or plastic can be a difficult decision for many to make.
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Blogger Business Card Tips: How to Get Started

May 27, 2018 / Inspiration
blogger business card tips

We are currently living in a market where blogging is very much a sustainable business for thousands of people. Because of this, bloggers need a business card just as much as any other business owner. Even if blogging is something you consider a side job or project, personal branding in the form of a business card can make a positive impact on the people they come into contact with you and your brand. That being said, this relatively new and unconventional career path requires specifications be addressed on their business cards. For this reason, here are some helpful tips when creating your blogger business cards:

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Vertical vs. Horizontal Business Cards: The Pros and Cons

April 30, 2018 / Uncategorized
Vertical vs. Horizontal Business Cards

If you’re in the market for new business cards, you may be wanting to change it up a bit from a horizontal business card to a vertical layout. Before you make any final decisions, though, it is important to weigh out your options. For this reason, here are the pros and cons of vertical vs. horizontal business cards.

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Bilingual Business Cards: Choosing a the Best Translation Service

December 8, 2017 / Conversation
Bilingual business cards

If you do business in more than one language, you may be wondering if that should be showcased on your business cards. As companies begin to expand internationally, it is important to stand out from the others. Creating bilingual business cards shows other professionals that you have an attention to detail that shines through in even the little things. That being said, there are things to consider before choosing a bilingual business card printing service.

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The Most Important Tips for Designing a Business Card

November 28, 2017 / Conversation
designing a business card

Designing a business card requires some unique attention. Utilizing the small design space while including necessary information about your business can be tricky. For this reason, we have compiled the most important tips for effectively designing a business card that leaves a lasting impression.

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